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Marble Valley Soccer so close

Marble Valley Academy soccer team captain Afsheen Toosinejad works the ball around a defender tourning a recent game. Photo by Dane Porter

Marble Valley Academy soccer reached the semi-finals before going home last month. The team defeated Freedom Christian during the first round of soccer playoffs at Country Day of Sacramento in mid-May. The Mustangs won in a 1-0 shoot-out; at the end of regulation play, the game was tied 3-3. Captain Afsheen Toosinejad led Marble Valley with […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Austin Laut aims high

Oak Ridge's Austin Laut is on his way up and over to a new school record at March's Sturgeon Invitational. Photo by Cindi Dulgar

New chapters in Austin Laut’s life will begin in upcoming months. Last Friday, the Oak Ridge High senior, who has earned a 4.1 grade point average, received his diploma. During the summer, Laut will work as a lifeguard at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. Toward the end of August, Laut will move to the East Coast to attend […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local quartet enjoyed final game

OPTIMIST ALL STARS — From left from Oak Ridge: Sky Divinagracia and Kelsey Sather; from Ponderosa: Terra Jerpbak and Erin Anderson. Photo by Mike Bush

SACRAMENTO — Five El Dorado County high school softball players ended their diamond prep careers at the 38th annual Optimist High School Softball All-Star games on the Capital Christian High diamonds on May 24. Oak Ridge utility player Sky Divinagracia and outfielder Kelsey Sather joined Ponderosa pitcher Terra Jerpbak and catcher Erin Anderson on the South squad for the […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mefford dual winner at CIF meet

OAK RIDGE swimmer Bryce Mefford stands atop the podium for his backstroke win at the CIF Championships in Clovis last weekend. Photo by Tim McCormick

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge swimmer Bryce Mefford and the Trojans shined at the first-ever California Interscholastic Federation State Swimming and Diving Championships at Clovis Olympic Swim Complex on the Clovis West High’s campus Saturday. Mefford was a double winner in the 100 backstroke at 48.13 seconds and 200 freestyle at 1 minute, 37.08 seconds. He won the […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans shine at divisional meet

ELK GROVE — Brandon Jetter was very determined to earn a Sac-Joaquin Section Masters’ berth. This season, the Oak Ridge senior has shined in the 110 hurdles and 100 meters, plus part of the Trojans’ 4×100 relay team. But at the Sierra Foothill League trials almost two weeks ago, Jetter suffered a back injury. But he still competed in […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Oak Ridge exits D-I playoffs

SACRAMENTO — For half an inning, the Oak Ridge High baseball team was in the driver’s seat of Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North losers’ bracket against Elk Grove at Union Stadium on the Sacramento City College campus. As Trojan teammate Logan Denholm stood on first base after hitting a high-flying base hit into right […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Oak Ridge suffers first postseason loss

SACRAMENTO — An opportunity to score runs came and went fast for Oak Ridge in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I game against Granite Bay at Union Stadium on Tuesday night. The Trojans, the No. 1 seed who swept the No. 7 seed Grizzlies all three times in Sierra Foothill League action, stranded six runners, four in […]

Comments Off / May 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »