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Delta River League girls golf opens in some limbo

ORHS SENIOR Julia Bulotti is ready to lead the team to victory. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Delta River League Division I girls golf competition is underway with a few changes from last season. In 2010 the standings were based on total strokes per team compiled over four 18-hole tournaments — quite a difference for the two new teams, Oak Ridge and Ponderosa. The format in their previous Sierra Valley Conference awarded […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Frosh football tackles Rocklin

THE FRESHMAN TROJANS line up prior to the start of Thursday evening's game. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Oak Ridge Trojan Freshman smoked the Rocklin Thunder Thursday night 26-6. Players Camden Cicchetti, Stephen Douglas and Nolan Book made a lot of great plays and kicker Adam Walter made all of his punts to help the Trojans beat the Thunder. The team, under the direction of  head coach Vance Mueller, has been practicing daily. The freshmen […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge volleyball outlasts Del Oro

By Kristi Speir Mother Lode News correspondent  It’s been four long years since the Oak Ridge High volleyball team won a match against Del Oro. But with determination and strong leadership in Tuesday’s preseason match, the Trojans got it done decisively — sweeping the Golden Eagles in three straight games, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23. Oak Ridge is […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thunder rolls into second place

GO THUNDER —€” This girls team took their skills all the way to the El Dorado Hills Soccerfest championship game. Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hunt

The U11 Thunder Girls team took second place last weekend in the El Dorado Hills Soccerfest. The girls battle three amazing teams to make it to the championship. The Thunder beat Davis and Eureka on Saturday to put them in a great position going into Sunday’s games.  They beat the Eureka Crush 1-0 with Lexi Likins […]

No Comment / August 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge Starts season with a 33-22 win over Vista

Special teams’ play factors into outcome By Cody Holliday Friday night’s Oak Ridge High-Vista del Lago football game to kick off the season featured just about all that could go right — and wrong — on a football field: Two tantalizing kickoff returns for touchdowns; several long passes going for scores; defenses that came up […]

No Comment / August 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

USA Pride takes second place

USA PRIDE players Sky Divinagracia, Maddie Campos, Anissa Maldanado, Nicole Martin, Jenn Woo, Amanda Miller, Alyssa Burns, Joanne Johnson, Alexis Anglin, Samantha Bastian, Megan Lockhart and Mackenzie Lockhart took second place at the August Meltdown Tournament. Not pictured are Rene Bardini, Michelle Bardini and Jade Mercadel. Courtesy photo

USA Pride (16U) Softball based out of El Dorado Hills won second place at the National Softball Association August Meltdown Tournament, Aug. 20-21. USA Pride went undefeated in the seeding and playoff rounds outscoring the competition 27-8 over four games. The only game they lost was the championship to a very strong team out of […]

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

Oak Ridge alumnus outruns the pack at PARTY fun run

OAK RIDGE High School alumni Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” at the Fun Run/Walk benefitting the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth program held Aug. 20. Aboukhadijeh won by seven minutes. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Hundreds of people laced up Aug. 20 for the Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth (PARTY) program. PARTY aims to prevent teen injury while driving. Local Oak Ridge High School alumnus Amjed Aboukhadijeh ran “the just under 6-mile course” in 28:16, winning by 7 minutes and achieving […]

No Comment / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »