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Wrestling coach Mike Sundby honored at EDH Wrestling Tournament

MIKE SUNDBY with a plaque honoring him for time spent in community service and coaching. Courtesy photo

Mike Sundby was honored for more than 10 years of excellent community service and coaching, first at Marina Village and then with the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club. Since 2000, Sundby has given starts to the careers of many Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa wrestlers including the following Trojan graduates who went on to wrestle at Division […]

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

Oak Ridge’s season ends in 74-59 loss to Bethel

VALLEJO — Bethel High’s Daseion Cole and Rodney Cook combined for 43 points Friday as the host Jaguars knocked Oak Ridge out of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs with a 74-59 quarterfinal victory. The duo had 21 in the first half. The victory advances Bethel (23-6) to the semifinals at Power Point Pavilion […]

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

Marina Mustangs come from behind to claim championship

These seventh-graders have a lot to celebrate. Starting from back, left to right: Coach Saufferer, Kassidy De Lapp, Jackie Mahon, Alexa Ray, Erin Dwyer, Brittnay Belanger, Sydney Crozier, Mairenn Atkinson, Aubrielle Martin, Kristen Hoffman, Cameron Kirtlan, Maria Dutton and Skyelin Lamy. Courtesy photo

The Marina Village Middle School Mustangs seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ basketball teams coached by Terry Saufferer finished off their winning season in championship form before a sold out crowd at Rolling Hills last month. The seventh-grade Mustangs came into the tournament the second seed behind the undefeated Folsom Jaguars. Marina first had to beat the Sutter […]

No Comment / February 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Marina’s 8th-graders earn championship title

Eighth-graders celebrate —€” Back row left to right: Amber Orchard, Laura Soper, Sierra Lamy, Saraya Smith, Briana Dulgar and Shelby Johnson. Front row left to right: Shelley Hoffman, Allie Dawson and Kristina O'€™Donnell. Courtesy photo

Immediately following Marina Village’a seventh-grade game last month, the stage was set for another head-to-head, cross town rival game between No. 1 seed the Marina Mustangs (10-0), and the No. 2 seed the Rolling Hills Bengals (8-2). Marina, last year’s undefeated seventh-grade champions, were on a 25-game league unbeaten streak. However, Coach Virgil Craft for […]

No Comment / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans advance past Lincoln-of-Stockton

Jenna Klein, pictured Tuesday, led all scorers with 15 points Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge High received 15 points from Jenna Klein and nine from Michelle Barkley to upend host Lincoln-of-Stockton 48-41 in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls playoff action. The victory advanced the Lady Trojans to next Tuesday’s semifinal against Armijo at the Spanos Center on the campus of the University of Pacific in Stockton. […]

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

Trojans’ westward trip leads to upset of West

TRACY — Scott Sanchez had a sinking, yet good feeling halfway through the fourth quarter of his Oak Ridge High boys basketball team’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff opener Wednesday at West. With 5:34 left in the game and West leading 44-42 after forward Robert Mason completed a 3-point play, Trojan guard Sean O’Donnell hit a […]

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

Another EDH club wrestler headed for TOC

Jack Santina, right, will join fellow El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club teammates at next month's Tournament of Champions. Courtesy photo

This past weekend El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestler Jack Santina qualified for the Tournament of Champions wrestling tournament scheduled at Del Oro High School on March 10. The sixth-grader joins teammates Ryan Campbell, Dylan Chima, Jackson Redhair, Jack Likins, Ricky Eymann and Tofer Lewis, who all have already qualified for the TOC tournament. Jared Horstman a fifth-grade […]

No Comment / February 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »