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Lady Trojans blast Grant in playoff opener

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After a very successful season in which they went 20-7 overall and 7-3 in Delta River League play, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans came into Tuesday’s playoff opener against visiting Grant with a sense of urgency and walloped the Pacers from start to finish in a 76-36 rout.  “It’s playoff time, and there’s no room […]

No Comment / February 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bryce Scott grew up on Oak Ridge basketball

Bryce Scott goes to the basket. The Oak Ridge Senior said he'll always be involved in basketball, playing or coaching. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Bryce Scott has always been proud of being an Oak Ridge Trojan. When he was in fifth grade Scott was one of the ball boys for the squad, coached by his father Steve, that won the Sierra Valley Conference, Sac-Joaquin Section Division II, NorCal and the CIF State Division II titles. “It was great being […]

No Comment / February 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Young EDH golfer wins golf shootout

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. — Cooper Hunt of El Dorado Hills put together birdies in bunches to claim the Boys 11 division at the U.S. Kids Golf Desert Shootout. He finished at a two-day total of 4-over-par 148 to finish seven strokes clear of the competition. The Desert Shootout is one of seven Regional Championships on the […]

No Comment / February 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Subjeck wins Division I gold

Oak Ridge's Keaton Subjeck, right, sizes up Franklin's DJ Harper in Saturday's championship match at Ponderosa High. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Twenty-one El Dorado County wrestlers qualified for this weekend’s Sac-Joaquin Masters tournament after two days of Division I wrestling at Ponderosa High Friday and Saturday. Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck is the lone champion of the 21. He needed just 38 seconds to drop Franklin’s DJ Harper to his back and pin him […]

No Comment / February 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins stun Trojans with buzzer-beater

Trojan Joss Simms drives to the basket. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Ponderosa-Oak Ridge boys basketball rivalry has always been heated with tense games that go down to the wire. Friday’s game was no exception as the Bruins stormed back from 14 down in the fourth quarter and won 52-51 as Josh Hufford converted a 15-foot shot at the buzzer for Ponderosa’s first victory against the […]

No Comment / February 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans show depth in big win over Bruins

Oak Ridge's Haley Anderson goes up for a shot on the Bruin defense Wednesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Flexing its collective muscle, Oak Ridge turned in a complete team effort Wednesday to overwhelm host Ponderosa 68-28 in Delta River League girls basketball action. Eleven Lady Trojans scored, led by Haley Anderson with 12 points. Katie Hoisington’s quick seven points to start the third quarter was the lethal blow as Oak Ridge […]

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

EDH Wrestling Club preps for championships

Jackson Redhair is declared the winner at a recent wrestling tournament. Courtesy photo

As of this week the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club has six varsity wrestlers qualified for the Tournament of Champions in March. Going to TOC will be Jackson Redhair, Tofer Lewis, Dylan Chima, Ryan Campbell, Jack Likens and Ricky Eymann. Last weekend EDH Club wrestlers competed in two tournaments — Saturday TOC Qualifier in Delhi and […]

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