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South dominates North in Optimist softball

OLIVIA LUCATUORTO doubled in two at bats in the South's 14-6 win over the North in Wednesday's Optimist softball game. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Prep softball took a final bow Wednesday in the 34th Optimist All Star North-South game at Capital Christian High School, won by the South 14-6. Oak Ridge’s Kasey Stanchek and Jenessa Jeppesen, Ponderosa’s Olivia Lucatuorto and Golden Sierra’s Sarah Rasmussen each donned school colors one final time to partake in the annual event […]

No Comment / June 09, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Porter’s pitching gem keeps Cal baseball alive at Houston Regional

HOUSTON — Former Oak Ridge Trojan and current Cal Berkeley freshman Kyle Porter posted career highs in innings and strikeouts Sunday night to pitch the Bears to an 8-0 victory over Baylor in the NCAA Houston Regional playoffs at Reckling Park. Earlier Sunday, Cal eliminated eighth-ranked host Rice 6-3 to set up a rematch with […]

No Comment / June 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rough day Friday for county tracksters

CLOVIS — Five El Dorado County track and field athletes who qualified for the CIF State Track and Field Championships at Buchanan High’s Veterans Memorial Stadium in Clovis came away from Friday’s trials disappointed. Competing against the top athletes in the state, Oak Ridge high jumpers Matt Redden, Will Findlay and Jessica Emde, along with […]

No Comment / June 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jeff McKenzie has a hand (actually, an arm) in state title

PITCHER PERFECT — Former Trojan Jeff McKenzie pitches at the California Community College Athletic Association state championship game.  He was voted the tournament MVP after winning the title game. Courtesy photo

Jeff McKenzie came close to winning a state championship last summer with the El Dorado Post 119 Senior Legion team but the bid fell short. Now he knows how it feels to win a state title. He and his teammates at Stockton’s Delta College won the recent California Community College Athletic Association state baseball title with […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge swimmers do well

LODI — The Sac-Joaquin Section Swim and Dive Championships were held at Tokay High in Lodi last month. Competitors included all swimmers from every division who had met or surpassed the section standard times throughout the season. The more qualified swimmers each team entered, the better chance the teams had to place high in the […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestlers tackle championships

KEATON SUBJECK lost just one match in each of the championships held in late May. Photo by Billie West

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge wrestler Keaton Subjeck, who will be a junior this fall, took third place after three days of wrestling in both the Western States Championships and the America’s Cup Championship held back-to-back at Clovis High School May 27-29. Wrestling in the 18-and-under, 165-pound division Sunday in the Western States Championships, Subjeck took […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Two Trojans awarded A. Dale Lacky scholarships

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section recently announced its list of 49 winners of the A. Dale Lacky/CSEA Scholarships totaling $34,400. The annual awards recognize student/athletes for their outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school. Three from El Dorado County made the list: Oak Ridge High’s Will Findlay and […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »