Denners win Masters; head to Clovis

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge distance runners Maddy and Elena Denner and two area vaulters: El Dorado’s Samantha Engel and Ponderosa’s Seth Wilmoth, qualified for this week’s state finals at Buchanan High in Clovis after top finishes Thursday and Friday at the Masters meet. Elena and Maddy came out Masters champions for wins in the […]

Playoffs: Lady Trojans ousted

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge’s stay in the Sac-Joaquin Division I section playoff tournament came to an abrupt end Tuesday as the Lady Trojans suffered back-to-back losses to Tracy and River City at the Arnaiz Softball Complex. Against the Bulldogs to open, Oak Ridge’s last-inning rally fell short in a 7-6 setback; needing to stay alive […]

Playoffs: Oak Ridge baseball disappointed again

SACRAMENTO — The Oak Ridge seniors made their graduation last Friday, albeit reluctantly, as less than 24 hours earlier the Trojans saw their season end a win short of reaching the CIF Division I finals in a 1-0 loss to Davis at Union Stadium on the campus of Sac City College. Had Oak Ridge won, […]

Oak Ridge swim does it again

CLOVIS — The CIF State Swim Championships may just be in its third year but the Oak Ridge varsity boy’s team owns it. The Covis Olympic Swim Complex, aka Bryce Mefford’s personal playground before school lets out each year, bore witness to yet another tremendous team effort at Saturday’s finals led by the Trojan senior […]

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Sports Shorts, May 22, 2017

El Dorado Hills CSD (916) 933-6624 Pee Wee Soccer (ages 4-6) Children learn the fundamentals of soccer by learning how to kick, trap, pass and how to be a goalie. This 4 week camp meets on Thursdays from June 8-29 at the Promontory Community Park Girls Softball Field in El Dorado Hills. Parents can choose […]

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Lady Trojans win first two

This was no ordinary walk-off homer, in fact this was not Lauren Niemiec’s ordinary spot in the batting order. Then again this is no ordinary softball team. Niemiec hit a solo shot over the left field fence in the bottom of the fifth inning Friday to give Oak Ridge a 11-1 mercy rule victory over […]

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Taz swim suffers tough loss

FOLSOM — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team visited the Broadstone Barracudas in Folsom Saturday, where they lost their first dual meet of the season. “We had issues operationally going into the meet which made it tough to have a smooth meet,” head coach Jenn Soto said. “It was a huge frustration for […]

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