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Swimming: Trojans dominate Bruins in dual meet

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity swim program hosted Oak Ridge Wednesday for a Delta River League and intra-county showdown. The visiting Trojans led the way in most categories, as the boys beat the Bruins 139-50, while the Lady Trojans downed their counterparts 119.5-69.5. Oak Ridge’s boys and girls seized victory in all relay events, dominating […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swimming: Oak Ridge wins tri-league meet

Brandon Mills continued to roll for the Oak Ridge High boys swim team. The senior took first place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.36, and the 100 breaststroke at 1:01.61 in Wednesday’s Delta River League tri-meet with intra-county rival Ponderosa and Sheldon at the CSD pool. Oak Ridge beat Sheldon, 153-18, in […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Best prep stories of 2015

Oak Ridge's Austin Laut contemplates his next vault at last year's state championships.

Editor’s note: Oak Ridge enjoyed another strong year that saw two athletes win two state titles, another a program-first Individual Section tennis title, as well as other fine team and individual performances. Austin Laut Start to finish, Oak Ridge pole vaulter Austin Laut leaped past the competition last spring. His quest started last March at […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Fordham swim gets Mitchell

Chloe Mitchell is pictured at last month's signing ceremony at St. Francis High School. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — When it came time to selecting her school for college, St. Francis High senior swimmer and El Dorado Hills resident Chloe Mitchell had a good idea of the atmosphere and environment she wanted. After taking three visits, Mitchell chose to swim for Fordham next fall. “Fordham felt more like home,” Mitchell said. “It […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mik responds to recall notice

Ron Mikulaco

District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco responded to the Notice of Intention to Circulate Recall Petition he was served with Nov. 17. A group calling themselves El Dorado County Total Recall announced its efforts to do a “clean sweep” of all five supervisors via recall earlier this fall. The primary complaint filed by recall proponents states, “The voters […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

X-Country: Denner, Dean strong at state finals

Maddy Denner

FRESNO — Sophomores Maddy Denner and Haley Dean finished their cross country season on a high note last Saturday at the 29th annual CIF-State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. Denner placed 70th in the Division 1 race with a personal best time of 19:03 on the Woodward Park course. Dean placed 104th […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Teen rescues creatures great and small

Hannah Garcia of Cameron Park began volunteering with Foothill Dog Rescue last March, but the 16-year-old wanted to do even more to make a difference in this world. Hannah can get a little carried away at times: The young lady went from pooches to pachyderms. Late in September Hannah went to Thailand to help at […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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