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EDH club wrestlers slam opponents

Second-grader Ty Dillard beats his opponent from Roseville's Orange Crush Club team. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club’s wrestlers faced the Orange Crush Wrestling Club and Buljan Middle School last Wednesday and came out on top. The younger wresters won more than half their matches and the club’s more advanced wrestlers won 27 of 32 matches with 25 of those matched won by pins. By dual meet scoring El […]

No Comment / January 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestlers pull away from Jesuit

OAK RIDGE'S Xavier Lopez drives back Jesuit's Teo Marshall in Wednesday's Delta River League dual meet. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Trey Reese’s pin in his 132-pound match gave Oak Ridge the lead for good Wednesday as Oak Ridge wrestling opened the Delta River League season with a 49-16 dual meet victory over visiting Jesuit. Reese’s win started a stretch of victories in which Trojans won seven of the final eight matches. Oak Ridge benefited from four […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge falls short in Toss Up title game

MATT HOWARD shoots over a Bronco in Friday's championship game of the Toss Up tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Shane Theodore After rallying off two impressive victories to reach the Trojan Toss Up championship game, host Oak Ridge faltered in its third comeback bid and lost to the Bella Vista Broncos by a score of 65-55 in Friday’s championship game. “We were trying to force the issue too much tonight, and their size […]

No Comment / January 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans roll in semifinal win

Trojan Bryce Bastian goes against a Shasta defender in Wednesday's Toss Up opener. They beat Shast and followed with a win against Rio Americano. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Shane Theodore After a close call against Shasta Wednesday, the Oak Ridge Trojans came into Thursday’s game against Rio Americano with a new mindset. “We came into tonight knowing what we had to change and improve on to win,” senior center Scott Sanchez said after Oak Ridge clobbered the Raiders 61-46 to advance to […]

No Comment / December 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans claim Toss Up trophy in win over Kennedy

OAK RIDGE'S Lauren Sende goes to the bucket in first-half action of Friday's Toss Up championship game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Lauren Sende scored 16 points, pulled in 13 rebounds and blocked two shots Friday to help lift Oak Ridge past Kennedy 61-49 for the Lady Trojan Toss Up title. Nicknamed “The Beast,”Sende scored 10 quick points in a competitive opening quarter before Troy’s 1-2-2 zone took over against the smaller Cougars who struggled offensively to […]

No Comment / December 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge outlasts Eagles 61-54 in overtime

Lady Trojan Haley Anderson puts a high arc on the ball during Oak Ridg'e Trojan Toss Up game against El Camino Thursday. Their win sent them to the finals. See villagelife.com for those game results. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Jackson Long After a smooth dispatch of Del Campo in the opening round of the Trojan Toss Up Tournament, the Oak Ridge girls basketball squad faced a worthy opponent in the El Camino Eagles in the second round Thursday evening. Oak Ridge survived to pull out a thrilling 61-54 overtime victory to advance to […]

No Comment / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New soccer club offers worldly experience

A student from the UK plays soccer at a school in Beijing that Fritz Libby co-founded. Photo courtesy of Fritz Libby

A second competitive soccer club is coming to El Dorado Hills and, instead of a singular focus on soccer, those behind Ethos plan to provide additional opportunities for players to experience an education that can’t be gained on a playing field or even in a classroom. Through travel, charity work and hosting exchanges between international […]

12 Comments / December 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »