ROLLING HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL wrestlers made school history last weekend, becoming the school’s first wrestling team to win the El Dorado County Wrestling Finals, held at Rolling Hills. Rolling Hills and members of El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club had a total of 33 wrestlers in the County Finals, in both the Middle School and Elementary School [...]
OAK RIDGE’S DANCE TEAM Won a National Title banner during last week’s competition. The girls finished first with their lyrical piece, “Cosmic Love.” They also took second in varsity jazz competition with their routine choreographed to the song “Only Girl.” The banner marks the first national title won by the team.
STOCKTON — In a rematch between the Nos. 2- and 3-ranked wrestlers in the state, Oak Ridge’s Vince Waldhauser, 160 pounds, prevailed over McNair’s James Wilson 9-3 to win the second Masters championship of his prep career Saturday. Earlier in the season at the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament, Waldhauser defeated Wilson 1-0. Waldhauser’s victory capped [...]
Oak Ridge’s full-court press proved to be the difference late against Pleasant Grove as the host Trojans won 58-51 Thursday in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I second-round girls basketball match-up. Point guard Carly Bettencourt played a near complete game, controlling the tempo for the Trojans in a fast-paced fourth quarter which saw multiple Eagle turnovers [...]
STOCKTON — McNair’s 11-4 run late in the third quarter gave the host team the lead for good and the Eagles, paced by five players in double figures, ended Oak Ridge’s season with a 62-58 victory in the first round of the boys Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs Wednesday night. After spotting McNair a [...]
ELK GROVE — It was a near 100-percent success rate for Ponderosa and Oak Ridge wrestlers this weekend at the two-day Divisional Sac-Joaquin Division 1 North meet hosted by Franklin High. At stake was advancement to the Masters Meet starting Friday at the Stockton Arena. Of the 24 Bruins and Trojans competing, 22 move on, including all [...]
Hitting on four of six free throws in the final 49 seconds and withstanding Ponderosa’s fourth-quarter three-point barrage, the Oak Ridge boys basketball team stayed just beyond the Bruins’ grasp and held on for a 64-60 victory to close the Delta River League regular season Friday. The Trojans held a 15-point third-quarter lead at one point and were [...]