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TAZ swim team prepares 2013 season

TAZ Buddies Amanda Jones, McKenna Michelin, Eric Rohrer, Trenton Randall, left to right, have some fun at the TAZ Mock Meet Saturday. Photo courtesy of Patty Pope

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recently hosted two events at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pool, both significant occasions for launching a victorious season. The TAZ held its annual Mock Meet on Saturday, May 18. Unlike other swim meets where another Suburban Swim League  team is the opponent, the Mock Meet is […]

No Comment / May 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Wrestlers come in second

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El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers placed second out 110 teams at the recent California USA Greco State Wrestling Championships held in Fresno. This is the highest any El Dorado Hills wrestling team has ever placed in the state. The wretlers came in second to Team Palomino Academy by four points and ahead of an elite […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track and Field athletes headed to Masters

By Rob Fairley Oak Ridge athletes broke school records and achieved personal bests at the D1 Section Finals at Elk Grove High School Friday. Junior Jacob Sipes broke the 300-meter hurdles school record with his 37.77-second first-place finish, an improvement of eight-tenths of second. Sipes’ time is the third fastest in the state and 15th fastest […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan soccer bows out in semis loss to Davis

By Bruce Gallaudet DAVIS — What Oak Ridge High girls soccer coach Joe Champion called a “good journey” has ended. Despite Wednesday night’s 1-0 road loss to No. 1-seed Davis, the Trojans had exceeded all expectations. Coming off a 6-9-5 campaign in 2012, Oak Ridge (12-5-3) served notice in March when it upset rival Ponderosa, […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans baseball falls to Franklin

SACRAMENTO — A landmark varsity baseball season for Oak Ridge that saw a 12 game winning streak bring a Delta River League championship to El Dorado Hills came to an end Wednesday night as the Trojans fell to the Franklin Wildcats 4-1 at Sacramento City College. “Gotta tip your hat to (Franklin); they played well,” […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Pereira, Oak Ridge move on to NorCals

STOCKTON — Ponderosa golfer Corey Pereira and the entire Oak Ridge team made the NorCal cut after qualifying performances at Monday’s Masters Tournament at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton. Pereira carded a 68, four under par, to lead the field by two strokes while the Trojans combined for a score of 385. Both […]

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

Kubick makes splash at section finals

LODI — Dylan Kubick ended his high school swimming career with second place finishes and All-American status at the Sac-Joaquin Section swimming and diving finals at the Tokay High pool on Saturday. The Oak Ridge senior took second place in the 200 intermediate medley with a time of 1:52.14 that earned him an automatic All-American […]

No Comment / May 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »