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Six county athletes advance to state finals

Oak Ridge's Maxine Goyette qualified for the state meet, placing 2nd at Masters Finals. Courtesy photo

ELK GROVE — Cool temperatures and nagging winds affected performances throughout the day, but six qualifying finishes were achieved by El Dorado county athletes at Friday’s CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet at Elk Grove High, serving as the regional qualifier for next weekend’s CIF-State Championships at Buchanan High School in Clovis. Ponderosa girls’ team led the […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH lacrosse players chosen for Bay Area tourney

Bay Area's Finest lacrosse team included three players from El Dorado Hills. Courtesy photo

Three players from the U15A El Dorado Hills Youth Lacrosse team — Reed Fine (middle), Tyler Hersh (attack) and Gage Webb (middle) — were handpicked by Ben Allen (defense), a U15A player for the Diablo Scorpions, to compete in the Bay Area Super Series Tournament as the team named “Bay Area’s Finest.” The Bay Area […]

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River Cats name area athletes to All-City teams

Lady Trojan Jenna Klein was one of 36 local athletes named to the Sacramento River Cats' 2011-12 Fall, Winter, Spring All-City teams. Village Life file photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento River Cats’ Triple-A baseball team, an affiliate of the Oakland A’s, named 36 local athletes to its 2011-12 Fall, Winter, Spring All-City teams. The athletes were honored in a ceremony prior to a River Cats’ game May 13. Those who chose to attend received a ticket to the game  and an […]

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

Collies brand the magic

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El Dorado Hills’ first family of football, the Collies, will host a series of football camps and receiver competitions this summer. Zac and Austin Collie tore up the gridiron at Oak Ridge in the early 2000s, shattering school and state records along the way. The youngest son, Dylan, is coming off a stellar senior season […]

2 Comments / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Diamonds in the rough

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The Foothill Girls Softball League 8U Blue Diamonds were all smiles May 18, after winning the league championship game. Pictured (not in order): Alexis Mackie, Annalisa Yanagihara, Bailey McGovern, Emma Nelson, Isabel Ortega, Kylie Kirtlan, Madeline Carson, Natalie Machon, Natalie Mancinelli, Olivia Medina, Samantha Boeck and Kennedy Sather, with Coaches Lesa Boeck, Travis Boeck, Dino […]

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Girls GOLD takes silver

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The U 10 Girls GOLD team took second place in the Memorial Day warm up at Lembi Park in Folsom. The girls beat Folsom Freedom, Mizuno All American and California Breeze.

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

Former Trojans factor into another state title

Austin Ales, shown in last year's section playoffs, was name the MVP of the recent CCCAA state baseball tournament. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Austin Ales, a former Oak Ridge High baseball player donning the uniform for Cosumnes River College, played a critical role Sunday afternoon in helping the Hawks win the California Community College Athletic Association championship at Bakersfield College. In the  8-6 victory over Rio Hondo College of Whittier in extra innings, Ales pitched a scoreless 12th inning […]

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