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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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), […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »