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Oak Ridge girls pocket Toss Up trophy

Trojan Shelby Peters eyes the bucket in Thursday's Toss Up opener to score two of her game-high 14 points in the win over Will C. Wood. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Anderson named tournament MVP Playing its second tournament in as many weeks, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball squad duplicated its previous Shoot Out success — taking home the Toss Up championship after beating Christian Brothers 58-47 Saturday night. “We beat a very quality opponent tonight. (Christian Brothers) is one of the toughest teams in […]

No Comment / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bengal girls win volleyball championship

The Bengals have a lot to celebrate. These Rolling Hills athletes brought home the Foothill Athletic League Championship, capping off an undefeated season. Courtesy photo

EL DORADO HILLS — The Rolling Hills Middle School seventh grade girls volleyball team, coached by Oak Ridge alumni Robin Portela, capped off its undefeated regular season by sweeping the Foothill Athletic League Championships. The team consists of Kate Green-Jones, Haley Dean, Annaliese McNeil, Ellie Reid, Madison LaMont, Hailey Powers, Aubrey Kenny, Anna Tierney, Emily […]

No Comment / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Junior Trojan players become All Stars

El Dorado Hills seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing, left to right, were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra "Team Sacramento" All Star football team. Photo courtesy of Candace Laing

Congratulations are in order to five El Dorado Hills Junior Trojans. Seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra “Team Sacramento” All Star football team. Sixty-four teams from all over the United States and Canada representing their state/province battle in a single elimination tournament to […]

No Comment / December 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge dominant in Shoot-Out sweep

Lady Trojan forward Michelle Barkley shoots in Oak Ridge’s game against Pleasant Grove during the Trojan Shoot-Out Saturday. The home team came out on top, beating the Eagles 75-31. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Facing Pleasant Grove in the championship game of the annual Trojan Shoot-Out Saturday, host Oak Ridge came out and dominated the Eagles, cruising to a 75-31 win over its Delta River League neighbors. In taking home the first place trophy, the Lady Trojans upped their record to 6-1. Thus far, Oak Ridge’s only loss has […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

A powerful Force wins championship

The Force is with them — The El Dorado Hills Force is: Nikolas Salcido, Ben Mehl, Cole Armstrong, Jack Samrick, John Hayward, front row; Will Bricca, Kyle Burns, Sean Michael, Nicolas Ecaterinis, Caden Shoemake, Ben Asperheim, middle row; and coaches Martin Roberts, Greg Bricca and Brian Samrick. Courtesy photo

Culminating a successful first year in competitive soccer, the El Dorado Hills Force took the CYSA U9 Boys District 6 Championship last week by winning the Commissioner’s Cup in Elk Grove. Facing a talented squad from the 49er United Soccer Club of Auburn for the third time in a tournament final this year, the Force […]

2 Comments / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan grapplers take second

Oak Ridge's varsity wrestlers have some fun with their second-place trophy earned at the Freedom Duals in Oakley Saturday. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge varsity wrestlers pinned a second-place finish at the Freedom Duals in Oakley this past weekend. The Trojans took silver behind James Logan of Union City, with 30 teams entered in the dual meet format tournament. “This was an exceptional accomplishment considering we were missing three of our varsity starters, eight of our 13 wrestlers were […]

No Comment / December 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestling club members tackle tourney

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club members had much success on the mat at a tournament this past weekend. Taylor Chapman and  Jack Likins both qualified for Tournament of Champions at the USA Wrestling Tournament at Bret Harte High School. First-place finishers in weekend events were: Likins (qualified for TOC), Justin Lamson, Kaden West, Anthony Whiting, Scotty Moore, […]

No Comment / December 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »