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Lady Trojans gain control of Toss Up opener

By Jackson Long If you keep control of the basketball you can most likely put it in the hoop. That’s where the Cougars of Del Campo and host Oak Ridge parted ways in Wednesday’s opening round of the Trojan Toss Up Tournament Wednesday night. In handling the ball better than its guests, Oak Ridge emerged […]

No Comment / December 22, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

CASA Boca Jrs 95 take first

Sacramento'€™s Boca Jrs 95 girls soccer team celebrates their victory at the Davis Legacy Winter College Showcase. Courtesy photo

Sacramento’s Boca Jrs 95 girls soccer team placed first in the Davis Legacy Winter College Showcase earlier this month. The team is comprised of girls from  Sacramento, El Dorado and Placer counties and has been climbing in ranks this season. The girls are currently 10th of 122 U16 teams listed in Northern California on the […]

No Comment / December 20, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wrestling takes third at John Zehnder Duals

ELK GROVE — The Oak Ridge High varsity wrestling team improved to 8-3 after its third place finish last weekend in the John Zehnder Duals at Elk Grove High School. The Trojans went 3-2 in winning their first three matches before dropping the final two against the host school and Oakdale. Oak Ridge opened with […]

No Comment / December 19, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans too much for Mustangs

Varsity record now 6-3 Two minutes into the first quarter of its nonleague game Friday against Rodriguez, the Oak Ridge High School boys basketball team stole the ball almost at will. Disrupting the Mustangs’ offense with smothering half-court pressure that led to eight turnovers in the first quarter alone, defense played a major role in […]

No Comment / December 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Kane retires; Heinzer promoted

Liz Kane, 70, retired Dec. 13 after 11 years as the Mountain Democrat’s fourth sports editor. Working with Kane for the past 11 years is sports writer Jerry Heinzer, who took over as sports editor Dec. 14, announced Group Editor Michael Raffety. Heinzer also coordinates Oak Ridge High School sports coverage for Village Life. Liz […]

No Comment / December 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Family dominates taekwondo championships

Taekwondo champions Sharlene Duong, 7, and Aleena Duong, 11, pose with their champion mother Uyenthy Tonnu. Courtesy photo

A trio of young ladies from the same family recently captured championships in their respective divisions at the Pacific Five Star Taekwondo Championships. El Dorado Hills resident Uyenthy Tonnu and her daughters Sharlene Duong, 7, and Aleena Duong, 11, all earned top honors in the highly competitive event held last month. The three black belt […]

No Comment / December 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sierra-at-Tahoe open for the season

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort opened for the 2011-12 season on Saturday, Dec. 17, with very limited terrain — Easy Rider Express chairlift accessing half of Broadway trail. This is a green run and will have a jib and rail park with small to medium features. Building on the reputation as one of the […]

No Comment / December 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »