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Taz swimmers: Get ready to hit the pool

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Online registration for swimmers ready to make a splash as an El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devil begins Jan. 23 at edhtaz.org. A warning for those procrastinators … “It fills up pretty quick,” said EDH Taz Vice-president Jack Peterson. Returning swimmers have a “pretty much guaranteed” spot, said EDH Taz President Brett Jones. New swimmers are accepted on a […]

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

Trojans, D’backs shine at OR Invitational

Two count grapplers competing for third place in the 170-pound class of the Oak Ridge Inviational are Union Mine's James Warden (top) and Oak Ridge's Hugh Ellerman. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Union Mine’s Sean Tow, Mitchell Woods; Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck win titles EL DORADO HILLS — Sean Tow feels he’s in good shape. But the Union Mine High wrestler feels his best days are yet to come. “Right now I’m almost there,” Tow said. “My back was hurting at the beginning of the year, so I […]

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

EDH wrestlers tops at tourneys

EDH club wrestler Zach Crozier wins at the Antelope High School wrestling tournament on Jan. 8. Courtesy photo

Last weekend the El Dorado Hills Elite Wrestling Club had several wrestlers compete in three different tournaments with much success. Saturday most of the team competed at Twelve Bridges in Lincoln while three club wrestlers at took on the competition at the El Dorado Hills Invitational. On Sunday 14 club wrestlers competed at The Rumble at Antelope […]

No Comment / January 13, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans thump Folsom’s Bulldogs

After Tuesday’s tough loss against Pleasant Grove to open the Delta River League season, the host Oak Ridge Lady Trojans controlled neighboring Folsom throughout Thursday’s matchup — throttling the Bulldogs 67-39. Oak Ridge blew the game open in the third quarter. Behind suffocating defense and great communication on offense, the Trojans scored the first 17 […]

No Comment / January 13, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge falls short in overtime

By Shane Theodore The Oak Ridge Trojans got the Delta River League schedule off to an ominous start, falling in overtime Wednesday to visiting Pleasant Grove 73-66. “We played hard, but ultimately, they came out the winner,” Troyan coach Steve Scott said. Bryce Scott knocked down two free throws with seconds left to send the […]

No Comment / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Former Trojan displays some ‘Magic’

Former Trojan Ryan Anderson, right, congratulates teammate J.J. Redick after the Orlando Magic's win over the Sacramento Kings at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento on Sunday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Mike Bush SACRAMENTO — Ryan Anderson considers Power Balance Pavilion his second home. The Orlando Magic forward and 2005 Oak Ridge High School graduate has good reasons to  say that about the arena formerly known as Arco Arena. During his senior year Anderson led the Trojans boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II, […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

El Dorado United players head to Phoenix

El Dorado United selectees left to right: Ayden Burnett, Connor Velcelean, Garry Valadez, Nico Carpignano, Jackson Contreras, Riley Terando, Julian Garcia, Joey Scotti, Noah Sonenstein. Courtesy photo

Starting last spring hundreds of District VI youth soccer players converged on Cherry Island for tryouts and an eventual chance to make the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program. ODP is a national identification and development program for high-level soccer players. The program identifies and develops players throughout the country to represent their state associations, […]

1 Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »