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Volleyball: Ponderosa boys stand alone

In its final season in the Delta River League, Ponderosa is leaving with a championship banner. Taking on intra-county/league rival Oak Ridge Wednesday, the Bruins played solid in beating the Trojans in four games, 25-17, 24-26, 25-19, 25-19 for Ponderosa’s second league banner in three seasons. “I think we did a pretty good job serving,” Ponderosa […]

No Comment / May 01, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge powers past Ponderosa

TROJAN Chris Roppolo, right, makes it to second base on a play involving Bruin infielder Emory Thompson during Monday's intra-county matchup. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

EL DORADO HILLS — Two hits in the top of the first inning gave Ponderosa momentum against Oak Ridge in Monday’s intra county and Delta River League baseball game. Brett Pankow and Shea McLinden smacked singles to right field. Add in a walk to Parker Wright, and the Bruins loaded the bases. But Oak Ridge pitcher […]

No Comment / April 29, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Wrestling brings home championship

Champions Mikey Mells and Kaden West hold their trophies. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club earned its first State Championship team title at the two-day championship tournament in Fresno last month. Three EDH wrestlers took the championship titles in their respective divisions — Kaden West, Mike Mello and Scotty Moore. The wrestling club competed against more than 200 other clubs from all over California. Results: Hart […]

No Comment / April 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Little slugger

Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Sylvie Thompson, 5, won the El Dorado Hills Little League T-ball division’s hit-a-thon during the league’s opening ceremonies in March. Results were tallied and winners notified last week. There are a dozen T-ball teams with approximately 10 kids on each, said Sylvie’s mom and Texas Rangers coach Edie Thompson. The Lake Forest kindergartener hit the […]

No Comment / April 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls soccer: Trojans’ fast start sinks Ponderosa

Two goals in the first half helped Oak Ridge post a 3-1 win over Ponderosa in a Delta River League girls soccer game Thursday. In the ninth minute, the Trojans (5-0-3, 8-3-5) got their quick start rolling when Megan Graham booted the ball from 10 yards into the net for a 1-0 lead. After that […]

No Comment / April 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy unpends Davis

Oak Ridge's Tanner Rosenbaum looks for a wrap-around score against Davis in the April 22 home match. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys lacrosse program hosted Davis on April 22, downing the Top-25 ranked Blue Devils 7-5 in a close battle. “This was a great win for us,” head coach Chad Walden said. “Our attack line with Tanner (Rosenbaum), Conner (Herr) and Austin (Hunter) played its best game of the year.” Persistent offense […]

No Comment / April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Pitching the ‘Root’ cause of Trojans’ victory

Trojan Austin Root pitches during the April 21 game at Oak Ridge. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Meinhofer 2-run single Austin Root went the distance on the mound for the Oak Ridge High baseball team on April 21,  to a 4-1 win over Folsom. The senior struck out five Bulldog batters, including three in the last two innings of the Delta River League game. Root, who has an earned run average of 0.71, improved […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »