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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 »

EDH Soccer Club evolves, readies for 30th season

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club President Chris Hunt, left, Competitive Program Manager Eric Davidson are excited to begin the club's 30th season this spring. Photo by Julie Samrick

Whether it’s a 4-year-old itching to play on her first soccer team, or an 18-year-old wanting to get back on the field after a break from soccer to see old friends, 2,000 children will wear the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club blue and gold uniforms this year. As competitive tryouts for this year’s teams are […]

No Comment / February 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Club wrestlers tackle tourneys

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers had great successes on the mat at recent tournaments. County tournament held at Ponderosa High School: Jerod Horstman (76 pounds), 1st Ricky Eymann (108 pounds), 1st Jackson Redhair (83 pounds), 1st Jack Santina (89 pounds), 1st Taylor Chapman (83 pounds), 3rd Justin Lamson (83 pounds), 4th Mikey Mello (100 pounds), […]

No Comment / February 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans thump Bruins for undefeated league record

Ponderosa stood in the way of an undefeated Delta River League season for the Oak Ridge girls basketball team and last Tuesday inside the Trojans’ gym, Oak Ridge (10-0, 23-3) showed why it’s league champs with a convincing 68-31 win over the Bruins on Senior Night. “The girls are excited about going undefeated,” Oak Ridge […]

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

Boys basketball: Oak Ridge wins thriller over Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The annual meeting between Oak Ridge and Ponderosa boys basketball teams is always a hard fought grudge match to the wire. That notion held true Tuesday inside the Bruins’ gym as the visiting Trojans escaped with a 46-44 win on the Bruins’ Senior Night and Delta River League finale. The win also clinched […]

No Comment / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan athletes sign

Oak Ridge seniors sign on to play college sports during a ceremony last Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Four Trojans signed their college Letter of Intent forms at a ceremony on the campus Wednesday. Rower Paige Gugino will attend San Diego State; soccer’s Oliva Frace goes to the University of Louisiana; Middle Tennessee State soccer gets Carisa Rivers; and Michaela Kelsey will play soccer at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

No Comment / February 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »