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Fourth annual thrower’s clinic

The Foothill Thrower’s track group holds its fourth annual Shot Put and Discus Clinic from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 11 at Ponderosa High School. The clinic will feature 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist and current American record holder in the women’s discus, Stepfanie Brown-Trafton, who’ll head up the coaching staff. Assisting will be […]

No Comment / December 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge grounds Cardinals for Toss-Up title

Bettencourt named MVP; Hoffman, Derksen all-tourney A fast start on offense and perimeter defense gave the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team a jump-start toward its 59-36 win over Cardinal Newman to grab the 20th annual Trojan Toss-Up title inside the Lady Trojans’ renovated gym last Monday. Trojan guard Ali Bettencourt, named tournament MVP, scored five of her game-high 18 points within the […]

No Comment / December 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestling: Trojans take silver at Casa Robles

Oak Ridge's Ryan Redhair gets a good grip on Bruin T.J. Holloway during their final match. Redhair earned the win. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity wrestling team took second place at the Marty Manges Invitational in December, just behind inter-county rival Ponderosa High, at Casa Robles High School. Troy’s Brandon Claiborne and Ryan Redhair took first in their respective weight categories. Claiborne beat Colin Hustrulid of Ponderosa. Hustrulid was up by one, until Brandon pinned him with 20 seconds […]

No Comment / December 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge rolls into Toss-Up finals

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls basketball program put together two well-earned wins this weekend at its annual Trojan Toss-Up — defeating Inderkum 72-36 Friday  before conquering River City 57-32 Saturday. In reaching the finals, Oak Ridge takes on Cardinal Newman tonight at 8:15. Troy set the tone early with stifling defense […]

No Comment / December 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH wrestlers off to a good start

EDH wrestler Christian Pebley celebrates his 1st-place finish at the Oakdale Jr. Classic. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club is training champions again this season. Club Wrestlers competed at three tournaments this past weekend at Golden Hills School on Saturday and Amador High School and Oak Dale High School on Sunday. Coaches are thrilled with the success the boys and girls of our club are having so early in the […]

No Comment / December 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans claim Shoot-Out title

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman gets ready to drive in the ball during Saturday's Shootout. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Hoffman named MVP A 12-2 spurt to close the third quarter and a solid defensive effort in the fourth carried Oak Ridge past Nevada Union 57-44 for the Shoot-Out title Saturday afternoon. The Lady Trojans broke from a 32-all tie to lead 44-34 and extended over the final eight minutes in what had been a […]

No Comment / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jr. Trojans help Cal team win in Florida

El Dorado Hills Jr. Trojans Bailey Smith, Jack Laing, Cameron Allie, Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, left to right, were selected to be on the 2013 Shrine Bowl Football Team. Courtesy photo

Congratulations to five El Dorado Hills Jr. Trojans. Eighth-graders Bailey Smith, Jack Laing, Cameron Allie, Nate Otto and JT Eichorn were selected to be on the 2013 South Youth Shrine football team benefitting Shriners Hospital. Collectively they raised more than $4,000 for the hospital. On Nov. 16 the California South team defeated the California North […]

No Comment / December 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »