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Taekwondo team brings home the medals

Eleven El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Competition Team members traveled to Portland, Ore., Dec. 12-14 to participate in the Pan American Open Taekwondo Championships. Owner/Master Instructor Paul A. Olson took his group on the journey with the hopes of the team members gaining experience at a tournament featuring international competition. The global-rated event drew athletes from nearly […]

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Oak Ridge girls deliver when it counts

Given a run for its money Saturday by Inderkum during its own Trojan Toss-Up opener, host Oak Ridge assembled a solid final three minutes to pull out a 62-52 victory in front of a supportive home crowd. The win came together in a final collage of productive plays in the last minutes as Troy found […]

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Club wrestlers compete at Oakdale

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers competed at the Dec. 14 Oakdale Jr. Classic TOC qualifier with two — Justin Hall and Kaden West — taking first place in their respective categories. West, a seventh-grader, and Hall, an eighth-grader, have qualified for the Tournament of Champions, joining fellow wrestler Jared Horstman. Other results from the Oakdale Jr. […]

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Lady Trojans looking to press opponents

Reload could be the key word for this year’s Oak Ridge High girls basketball team. Gone from previous seasons are three-year starters Ali Bettencourt, Jenn Hoffman and Michelle Barkley, who led to the Lady Trojans to consecutive Delta River League titles and deep runs in the Sac-Joaquin Section and NorCal playoffs, as all three graduated […]

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Trojans execute in victory

Oak Ridge High boys basketball coach Bobby Edwards received an early Christmas present Tuesday from his team — quick start that led to a win. Hosting Vacaville in a non-league game, the Trojans used full-court pressure defense that resulted into many Bulldog turnovers. Add in clutch shooting, and Oak Ridge (3-1) raced to a 78-49 […]

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EDH boy is nation’s fastest 9-year-old

El Dorado Hills fourth-grader William McCoy won the 2014 All-American National Cross Country Championship in his age division Saturday, Dec. 6. He ran a 3K, or 1.86 miles, in 11 minutes and 20 seconds. Remarkably, his parents Allen and Rochelle McCoy didn’t know they had a super runner until recently. “We knew he was fast on the […]

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Northstar, Heavenly boast of new snowfall

TRUCKEE — Northstar California Resort received an additional lots of new snow last week and this past weekend and snow accumulation has reached more than 31 inches on upper-mountain slopes. As a result, Northstar opened 12 additional trails last Thursday including East Ridge, Delight, Stump Alley, Ax Handle, Springboard, Dutchman, The Chute, Tonini’s, Crosscut, Flume, Powder Bowl […]

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