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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 »

Athletes of the year

Oak Ridge High School recently named its athletes of the year. The award is given to the best male and female athlete in each class based on their performance this year. In addition to being an outstanding athlete, this person should be someone Oak Ridge is proud to honor for having a good character, great sportsmanship and […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Elite U17 girls take State Cup

The El Dorado Hills Elite U17 Girls club team won its division in the State Cup Championship for the NorCal Premier Soccer League. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Yoakum The El Dorado Hills Elite U17 Girls club team is celebrating after the incredible victory over the American River Freedom on May 17 to win the division in the State Cup Championship for the NorCal Premier Soccer League. The final score was 1-0. The Elite began its season in June 2014 and has steadily competed throughout Northern California in […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »