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Trojan water polo sweeps Bella Vista

Trojan Morgan Jones, left, passes the ball during the close match against Bella Vista Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Oak Ridge Trojan water polo squads opened the 2012 season with a sweep of visiting Bella Vista Broncos; the girls winning a narrow 4-3 game while the boys came out on top 13-6 Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. The girls squad, who’s only senior is captain Stefanie Polivka, came […]

1 Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bella Vista blanks Oak Ridge

The Oak Ridge High boys soccer program fell 4-0 to Bella Vista Thursday evening at home, postponing its elusive first win of the pre-season at least one more match. Bella Vista, fresh off of a 5-0 win over Roseville, scored all four goals in the first half. A deep shot from beyond the 18-yard mark, and a trio of […]

No Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thunder storms past opponents

El Dorado Hills Thunder U12 girls soccer team celebrates its tourney win. Pictured with their medals are: back, left to right: Coach Steve Bonal, Brynn Thomas, Reagan Hunt, Taylor Gann, Kathryn Kramer, Madison Shepherd, Taylor Fine, Sydney Gunderson, Abby LaComb, Coach Steve Banks; front, left to right: Emily Fagundes, Kendall Banks, Kianna Bonal, Rachel Fong, Lexie Likins, Sophia Vardas, Jessica Wedworth. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Thunder U12 girls soccer team defeated the Petaluma Bulldogs in convincing fashion by a score of 4-0 on Aug. 19 to capture the second annual El Dorado Hills Soccerfest Tournament. The Thunder played tenacious defense over the course of the two-day tournament allowing just two goals in four games. The balanced Thunder offense, sparked by […]

No Comment / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy trounces Vista del Lago

FOLSOM — Four touchdowns in the third quarter led Oak Ridge High School’s varsity football team to a 42-6 victory over Vista del Lago Friday night at Prairie City Stadium in the Week 0 opener for both teams. Leading 14-6 at halftime, the Trojans scored on their first possession in the third quarter with running back […]

No Comment / August 27, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Blue Devils scorch opponents

El Dorado Hills Blue Devils U15 boys soccer team celebrates its tourney win. Pictured are: back, left to right: Coach Eric Davidson, Connor Gann, Cameron Madsen, Sam Miller, Cole Rickard, Jack Davidson, Reese Benson, Trevor Engle and Assistant Coach Dan Streetman; front, left to right: Austin Streetman, Max Dillard, Andrew Greer, Brandon Bollengier, Josh Mouzis, Matt Fehr and Mitch Hauser. Courtesy photo

By Jay Thomas The El Dorado Hills Blue Devils U15 boys soccer team took part in the Fair Oaks Select Cup Soccer Tournament, Aug. 11-12, and came home as champions in the top division. The Blue Devils defeated the Elk Grove Earthquakes 1-0 on a goal by Andrew Greer with a shut-out by goalkeeper Connor Gann […]

No Comment / August 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ethos U10 team brings home the trophies

The Ethos U10 Boys Blue team won its last two tournaments, beating some tough competition. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Ostrode   The U10 Boys Blue team brought home the coveted first-place trophy at the Juventus Tournament of Champions on Aug. 3-5. This is one of the most prestigious tournaments in Northern California and the boys fought hard to come out on top. After tying Turlock 0-0 in their first game, the boys went […]

No Comment / August 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ethos Soccer makes great strides

The Ethos U14 soccer team poses with exhchange players Dennis and David Wei, third and fourth from left in the front row. Next year temas plan to travel to China to visit schools and possibly complete a humanitarian project. Courtesy photo

One year ago they didn’t have practice fields or even entry into the area competitive league, but midway through Ethos soccer club’s inaugural season the approximately 100 kids that comprise eight competitive teams of U10- U14 players are shining in regional tournaments while living the organization’s creed of “character, commitment and community.” With a staff […]

1 Comment / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »