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Trojan and Bruin booters play to a tie

Alex Ghilarducci knew time was limited for her Oak Ridge High girls soccer team to score in Wednesday’s intra-county Delta River League match against visiting Ponderosa. The senior midfielder took charge after a Julia Crawford pass to fire a shot into the net in the 76th minute to end the game in a 1-1 draw. “I ran […]

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

EDH wrestlers place well in tourneys

EDH wrestlers Bobby Mello, Mikey Mello, Kaden West and Ricky Eymann goof off during a recent tournament. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers represented well at recent tournaments. At Folk Style State at Seland Arena in Fresno, March 17 & 18 Third-grader Justin Lamson made it to the finals and placed 2nd. Second-grader Ty Freehill placed 3rd First-grader Scotty Moore place 4th Fourth-grader Kaden West Placed 6th Sixth-grader Ryan Redhair 4-2 (won […]

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

Dardano makes All West Elite Lacrosse team

Christian Dardano is one of the top eighth-grade lacrosse players in Northern California. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills’ Christian Dardano was selected to the All West Elite Travelling Lacrosse team after an intense three-day tryout where Christian left it all on the field to be selected among the top eighth-grade boys lacrosse athletes in Northern California. All West Elite Lacrosse is centered on three core principles: Respect, Attitude and Effort. Along […]

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

Trojan, Bruin linkers finish 2-3 at league meet

Josh Keplinger was the top golfer for Oak Ridge Monday, carding a 77 on the 18-hole Cameron Park course. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

CAMERON PARK — Oak Ridge High boys golf coach Stan Iverson and Ponderosa coach Richard Fox were glad snow wasn’t on the Cameron Park Country Club’s golf course Monday afternoon during the Delta River League’s second tournament. Players and coaches donned slacks, jackets and gloves while playing the 18-hole course still wet from last weekend’s […]

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

Preston Dean has the brawn and brains to match

PRESTON DEAN, right, is honored by the Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation for his outstanding athletic, academic and community service accomplishments. Courtesy photo

The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, Inc held its annual Football Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet March 9 at the Sacramento Elks Lodge. MC’d by Fox News 40’s Jim Crandell, the event honored 41 top football players from area high schools/community colleges not just for their dedication to their […]

No Comment / March 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thunder volleyball sweeps Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge's Michael Montejano is shown scoring a kill against Union Mine in a recent match. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

A young Oak Ridge High volleyball team fell to visiting Rocklin 25-19, 25-9, 26-24 in volleyball action Thursday night in El Dorado Hills. “We’re still getting used to each others tendencies, and the team chemistry will come with time,” junior Michael Montejano said after the Trojans showed glimpses of greatness but inconsistency in the three-set […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans swim past Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The Oak Ridge high swim team posted dual varsity Delta River league victories over host Ponderosa last week, its boys toppling the Bruins 111-59 while the Trojan girls won 114-55. Of the 11 timed events, the Oak Ridge boys won eight including all three relays while Ponderosa took first in three races. […]

No Comment / March 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »