El Dorado Hills sailor takes Camellia Cup

FOLSOM — Sailor Craig Lee of El Dorado Hills finally accomplished his lifelong ambition of, at age 60, becoming Camellia Cup champion. Lee has competed in the Camellia Cup, the Sacramento area’s longest running sailboat regatta, since the age of 14 and took the trophy on April 27. Sailing his single-handed Banshee, In n Out, […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge boys, girls race toward wins

Chubi Ohanele has competed in track and field since he was in middle school and Wednesday against Ponderosa in a Delta River League meet, the Oak Ridge freshman showed he can compete at the varsity level. Ohanele won the 100 meters at 11.19 seconds. He also took second place in the 200 meters at 22.83 seconds, […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Volleyball: Ponderosa boys stand alone

In its final season in the Delta River League, Ponderosa is leaving with a championship banner. Taking on intra-county/league rival Oak Ridge Wednesday, the Bruins played solid in beating the Trojans in four games, 25-17, 24-26, 25-19, 25-19 for Ponderosa’s second league banner in three seasons. “I think we did a pretty good job serving,” Ponderosa […]

May 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge powers past Ponderosa

EL DORADO HILLS — Two hits in the top of the first inning gave Ponderosa momentum against Oak Ridge in Monday’s intra county and Delta River League baseball game. Brett Pankow and Shea McLinden smacked singles to right field. Add in a walk to Parker Wright, and the Bruins loaded the bases. But Oak Ridge pitcher […]

May 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

EDH Wrestling brings home championship

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club earned its first State Championship team title at the two-day championship tournament in Fresno last month. Three EDH wrestlers took the championship titles in their respective divisions — Kaden West, Mike Mello and Scotty Moore. The wrestling club competed against more than 200 other clubs from all over California. Results: Hart […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Little slugger

Sylvie Thompson, 5, won the El Dorado Hills Little League T-ball division’s hit-a-thon during the league’s opening ceremonies in March. Results were tallied and winners notified last week. There are a dozen T-ball teams with approximately 10 kids on each, said Sylvie’s mom and Texas Rangers coach Edie Thompson. The Lake Forest kindergartener hit the […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Girls soccer: Trojans’ fast start sinks Ponderosa

Two goals in the first half helped Oak Ridge post a 3-1 win over Ponderosa in a Delta River League girls soccer game Thursday. In the ninth minute, the Trojans (5-0-3, 8-3-5) got their quick start rolling when Megan Graham booted the ball from 10 yards into the net for a 1-0 lead. After that […]

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