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High school mountain bike racers kick off season

Mountain Bike racers participate in the first Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race this season. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot  The Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race season started off with the recent home opener at Granite Beach for 38 local racers from four teams.  The four teams, led by head coach Mark Ferry and an army of other coaches, are positioned for their best year yet. More than 340 racers […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Lacrosse U15 Lady Trojans prepare for season kick-off

The El Dorado Hills Lady Trojan U15 lacrosse team is ready to steat a new season. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Lady Trojan U15 lacrosse team will start their season on March 2 at Treasure Island playing top teams from San Jose, San Ramon and Monterey. The U15 Lady Trojans have “worked hard starting in early December conditioning and preparing for this season,” said head coach Bob Davis. “We have a solid […]

2 Comments / February 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track and field: Good opener for Oak Ridge athletes

ELK GROVE — It was a great day of competition despite the weather for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at the Capital Classic Relays held at Elk Grove High last Saturday. It was cold and windy at the Elk Grove High School track facility but Oak Ridge athletes still turned in many outstanding […]

No Comment / February 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Three Trojan wrestlers headed to state championships

Oak Ridge's Keaton Subjeck begins a mathc at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Tournament. His success in Stockton has earned him a spot in the state championships. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck (172) reached the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Tournament finals but lost a 10-0 major decision to Oakmont’s Peter Santos. Santos’ first takedown set the tone in their second match of the season, having met earlier at the Tim Brown Memorial in Sacramento. To reach the finals at the Stockton Arena, Subjeck pinned Escalon’s Jonathon Costa in […]

No Comment / February 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans advance to semifinals

Dominating on the offensive and defensive glass, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs after a hard-fought 52-37 victory over visiting Monterey Trail Thursday night. “Rebounding was really important for us. In the first half they weren’t really boxing out that well, so we got a lot of […]

No Comment / February 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans out after tough loss in the valley

MERCED — Oak Ridge High’s attempt at a game-winning shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer as the Trojans lost a 50-49 heartbreaker to host Golden Valley to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Wednesday. The boys varsity team had its opportunities including an eight-point lead at 40-32 after three quarters and left […]

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

Oak Ridge girls tame Broncos

Opening up the Division I Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs at home Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans crushed Bella Vista, winning 68-29. “We had a good second quarter, but we brought the intensity defensively in the second half,” coach Steve White said on an effort that limited the Broncos to only seven points after halftime. Oak […]

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