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Roundup: Mar. 6, 2013

Softball Ponderosa 13, Rosemont 0 — In Tuesday’s non-league season opener in Sacramento, Ponderosa scored seven times in the first inning en route to the five-inning win. Ponderosa had 12 hits and was aided by seven Rosemont errors. Paris Hallums and MacKenzie Mueller split time on the mound for the Bruins, tossing a two-hitter. At the […]

Sports Scene

Become a Sierra Sabers wrestler The Sierra Sabers, a youth wrestling program, will be taking sign-ups for boys and girls ages 5 to 18 on Tuesday, March 12 at the Ponderosa High School wrestling room at 6 p.m. The club is the only youth wrestling club for the Placerville, Pollock Pines, Pleasant Valley, El Dorado, Shingle […]

Roundup: Mar. 5, 2013

Softball El Dorado 5, Rosemont 2 — Joshlyn Wright pitched a complete-game seven-hitter for Monday’s road win that improved the Cougars to 4-0. Wright helped her own cause at the plate with a 3-for-4, one RBI effort while Hailey Harkey went 2-for-4. Baseball Union Mine 5, Rio Linda 9 — The host Knights scored enough […]

Larsen, Harris, Zutter, Orr have strong races

MT. SHASTA — South I Division snowboarders had a total of four racers finish in the top 10 after a day and a half of competition at the California Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation State Championships at Mt. Shasta. Two boarders, Ponderosa’s Monica Zutter and El Dorado’s Katie Harris, made it both days for their strong […]

Trojans at Amador Valley tonight

The Oak Ridge girls basketball team tries to bounce back from its section semifinals loss to Kennedy when it travels to Pleasanton tonight to take on Amador Valley to open the NorCal Tournament. The Dons sport a 19-9 record and are 8-2 at home. The East Bay League team is led by Courtney Seams, Alysse […]

Sports correction

Monday’s reporting of the El Dorado-Ponderosa baseball game incorrectly identified Louis Merlo as the Bruins’ left fielder when it was Michael Green who made several run-saving catches. Additionally, Ponderosa’s Ian Boyle reached base on a single in the second inning, not an error, ahead of Troy Zeier’s double.    

Schedule: Mar. 4-9, 2013

Monday, Mar. 4 Alpine Racing CNISSF State Championships, Mt. Shasta Baseball PHS @ Vista del Lago, 3:30 p.m. UM @ Rio Linda, 3:30 p.m. Golf DRL Tourney, Wild Hawk GC, 2:30 p.m. Soccer UM @ PHS, 4 p.m. Softball ED @ Rosemont, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 5 Alpine Racing CNISSF State Championships, Mt. Shasta Baseball […]

Providence and Claiborne have next year

BAKERSFIELD — Ecactly half the El Dorado Country wrestlers competing at last weekend’s CIF State Wrestling Championships placed — an excellent number considering 100 percent is near impossible to obtain. The ones that did — Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato and Jeff Camilli — did so in their senior seasons while the two that didn’t — Bruin […]

Mallory Velte repeats as state champion

LEMOORE — Cameron Park’s Mallory Velte, a senior at Christian Brothers High in Sacramento, did it again. The senior Falcon swept the competition at the recent Girls State Wrestling Championships at Lemoore High. The state’s top 132-pounder, at the third annual girl’s event, won her finals match 10-2 over Steele Canyon-Springs Valley’s Marki Simmons. Velte also […]

Rusty Buckets opens show at Auburn Event Center

For the first time in the Sacramento and Sierra Foothill area, Poor Man’s Whiskey will be bringing its very special performance of “Dark Side of the Moonshine” in its entirety to the Auburn Event Center, 145 Elm Ave. in Auburn, on Saturday, March 2. This show has sold out the Fillmore and is rarely performed. The Auburn […]

Roundup: Feb. 24, 2013

Girls lacrosse Oak Ridge 14, Campolindo 12 — OR goals: Morgan Bakarich, 4; Kayla Galet, 2; Bridget Hansen, 2; Sara Cody, 2; Stephanie Polivka, Jessica Hanson, Natalie Carrillo, Arielle Spring. Saves: Maddison Topping, 7. Draws: Galet, 2; Bakarich, 2; Cody, Morgan Janice. Tennis Oak Ridge 8, Roseville 1 Singles (OR first): Jimmy Giovannini def. Guerrero […]

Learning is an adventure

The middle school program at California Montessori Project is like no other. Located in Shingle Springs, these seventh and eighth graders get to do many of the things many other students could only dream of. At the end of every cycle, which is a learning period roughly six weeks long, the students go on an […]

South I State Qualifiers

Girls ski Fiona Zeier, Ponderosa Amanda Pinski, Ponderosa Lauren Olson, Ponderosa Kat Porter, Ponderosa Meghan Hauck, Ponderosa Emily Vivian, Oak Ridge Caitlyn Nolasco, Oak Ridge Danica Stevenson, Oak Ridge Tabea Henning, Oak Ridge Tara Chastaine, Oak Ridge Ally Roemer, El Dorado Lindsey Ganzert, El Dorado Emily O’Donnell, El Dorado Courtney Volek, El Dorado Maia Haugaard, […]

South I Division All League

2013 South I Division All League Alpine Race Teams Girls ski Emily Vivian, Oak Ridge Fiona Zeier, Pondeosa Amanda Pinski, Ponderosa Lauren Olson, Ponderosa Danica Stevenson, Oak Ridge Caitlyn Nolasco, Oak Ridge Ally Roemer, El Dorado Kat Porter, Ponderosa Lauren Struffenegger, Amador Maia Haugaard, Union Mine Emily O’Donnell, El Dorado Lindzy Ganzert, El Dorado Boys […]

Schedule: Feb. 25 – Mar. 2, 2013

Monday, Feb. 25 Golf UM, PHS, ED @ Jessup Tournament, Cold Springs CC, noon Soccer Bella Vista @ OR, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball OR @ Placer, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 Baseball GS @ Marysville, 3:30 p.m. Soccer Argonaut @ UM, 6 p.m. GS @ Marysville, 3:30 PHS @ Vista del Lago, 5 p.m. Softball West Campus […]

Jacob Fine memorial scholarship to be awarded at Ponderosa

The first Jacob Fine Memorial Scholarship will be awarded May 2 at the Ponderosa Scholarship Night. Jacob Fine attended Ponderosa High School from 2002-06. He generously served his school as a commissioner, in student leadership and on the snowboarding team. He brought humor and intellectual gifts to the classroom and was known as a friend […]


A recent D-I wrestling story erroneously reported that only the top four placers advanced when it should have stated top eight. Omitted were Ponderosa’s Joshua Ferry (160 pounds, 5th place) and five Oak Ridge wrestlers: Ryan Redhair (134, 7th), Kevan Cryan (154, 7th), Ali Atebar (160, 8th), Bishane Segal (197, 8th) and Jacob Proul (287, 6th). The online […]

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers had great successes on the mat at recent tournaments. County tournament held at Ponderosa High School: Jerod Horstman (76 pounds), 1st Ricky Eymann (108 pounds), 1st Jackson Redhair (83 pounds), 1st Jack Santina (89 pounds), 1st Taylor Chapman (83 pounds), 3rd Justin Lamson (83 pounds), 4th Mikey Mello (100 pounds), […]

Engagement: Morgan Romani and Charles Baguley

Morgan Romani and Charles Baguley, both of Shingle Springs, announced their engagement on Valentine’s Day. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Monique Romani of Shingle Springs and Mark Romani of Cameron Park, and the granddaughter of Mimi Escabar of Placerville. She is a graduate of Taylor Andrews Hair Academy in Utah and is a hair […]

Engagement: Helen Nicole Long-Thomas Aloysius McGettrick

Helen Nicole Long and Thomas Aloysius McGettrick, both of Chicago, Ill, have announced their engagement. The bride is the daughter of David and Roberta Long of Folsom. The bride grew up in the Georgetown area. She is a 1999 Golden Sierra High School graduate. She earned BA and MA degrees in English from DePaul University […]

Roundup: Feb. 20, 2013

Bowling Knotty Pine Lanes, Pollock Pines Mountain Women Bowling League Week 21 Team standings; W L 1. Hillbilliettes 18.5-1.5 2. Sometimers 12-8 3. Knotty Girls 11-9 4. Bowlin Baggs 10-10 5. Ms. Fits 9-11 6. Fun Gals 7-13 7. Alley Oops! 6.5-13.5 8. Pin Pals 6-14 High games: 224-Jeanene Santerelli; 217-Cheryl Haas; 214-Connie Harding Brunch Bunch Bowling […]

Wedding Kelli Hill-Gabriel Kent

Kelli Hill of Sacramento and Gabriel Kent of Prince George, British Columbia were married on Dec. 31, 2012. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Cheri Hill of Shingle Springs. The groom is the son of the late James and Sharon Nelson of Prince George, British Columbia. The wedding was held at Crawford’s Barn in Sacramento. Michael […]

AquaSol clinic offered

Registration is now open for AquaSol Swim Team’s “Spring Into Summer” Swim Clinic. The clinic is being offered from March 4-July 26 and sign ups are open through February 25 at a special rate of $325 for five months of swimming. This also includes USA Swimming membership (a $75 value). The clinic runs Monday through […]

Rough weekend for Cougars, Union Mine

LeBaron makes it through LOS BANOS — The Union Mine and El Dorado wrestling programs had 13 in competition at last weekend’s Division IV Tournament at Los Banos High — all vying for one of four places per weight class for the upcoming Masters Meet in Stockton. Just one Cougar, Alex LeBaron, made it. After […]

Lewis, Agee advance

OLIVEHURST — Two of the six Golden Sierra wrestlers competing over the weekend at the Division V Tournament at Lindhurst High finished fourth to advance to this week’s Master Meet in Stockton. Grizzly 120-pounder Patrick Lewis went 3-2 while Brian Agee (160), last week’s Sierra Delta League champ, posted a 4-2 record. It’s Lewis’ second […]

Roundup: Feb. 15, 2013

Boys basketball El Dorado 57, Vista del Lago 65 — The Cougars were outscored 22-7 in the third quarter to cost them their regular season finale earlier this week in Folsom. Sean Gregg had 12 points to lead El Dorado; Tommy Williams scored 11; Matt Smith and Daniel Vance each had eight; and Aaron Line scored […]

Under the Scoreboard: Feb. 17, 2013

Oak Ridge two-way lineman Jacob Proul signed a Letter of Intent to play for Southern Oregon. *** Two-time Sierra Valley Conference MVP Sean Tow from Union Mine signed a Letter of Intent to play this fall at Southern Oregon. *** Ponderosa lineman Curtis Catron will also continue his football career for Southern Oregon. *** Oak […]

Roundup: Feb. 14, 2013

Girls basketball Union Mine 49, Vista del Lago 48 — In Monday’s Sierra Valley Conference finale in Folsom, Union Mine (7-5, 20-7) jumped out to an 11-4 first quarter lead and held on for its 20th win of the season. The Diamondbacks led 29-20 at halftime. Sonya Watson scored a seaon-high 17 points followed by […]

AquaSol attends UC Berkeley meet

BERKELEY — Seventeen members of Aquasol’s senior group attended the meet on the campus of UC Berkeley that played host to 300 swimmers representing 25 teams from Northern and Southern California. Kaela Marcus, 15, made the finals in the 200 backstroke (8th) with a new AA time of 2:17.83 (a whopping 5-second drop from her […]

Engagement: Kalya Harris-Jordan Luke Wilson

Kalya Harris and Jordon Luke Wilson, both of Orangevale, have announced their engagement. The bride is the daughter of Patrick Harris of Modesto and Katrina and Greg Murphy of El Dorado Hills. She is a 2008 Folsom High School graduate and attends Folsom Lake College. The groom is the son of Victor Wilson and Lisa […]

Roundup: Feb. 10, 2013

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 48, Sheldon 38 — The 2nd-ranked Lady Trojans outscored the host Huskies 30-16 in the second half Friday. Jenn Hoffman bucketed 13 points to lead Troy; Haley Anderson had 11; and Yumi Drossos scored 9. Ponderosa 50, Folsom 40 — The Lady Bruins kept their playoff hopes alive with Friday’s road […]

Four Bruins sign

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The campus library was the scene for Wednesday’s signing ceremony featuring football’s Jeff Camilli and three Lady Bruin soccer players. Putting their names on Letter of Intent forms was Camilli who’ll play at Fresno State; Sheridan Fox for Utah Valley State; Jennifer Waldo for Cal State Northridge; and Jenna Hufford who’ll play at […]

Trojan athletes sign

EL DORADO HILLS — Four Trojans signed their college Letter of Intent forms at a ceremony on the campus Wednesday. Rower Paige Gugino will attend San Diego State; soccer’s Oliva Frace goes to the University of Louisiana; Middle Tennessee State soccer gets Carisa Rivers; and Michaela Kelsey will play soccer at the University of Nevada, Las […]

Exciting evening of music at the Coz

MerryGold from Placerville and McCoy Tyler Band from Santa Cruz are teaming up for a night of music at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville, on Friday, Feb. 8. The show starts at 8 p.m. The McCoy Tyler Band returns to Placerville to promote the band’s new album. The band played in Placerville last […]

Roundup: Feb. 6, 2013

Girls basketball Union Mine 33, River City 60 — The Lady Diamondbacks trailed big the whole way in Tuesday’s Sierra Valley Conference game in West Sacramento. Kimee Mueller did tie for game-high scoring honors with 15 points while Stephanie Preacher and Kinsey Del Rio added 6 each. El Dorado 23, Liberty Ranch 55 — Shelby […]

Ski/Snowboard results

Girls ski 1. Emily Vivian, OR, 1:47.24; 2. Fiona Zeier, PO, 1:53.84; 3. Amanda Pinski, PO, 1:57.50; 4. Lauren Olson, PO, 2:00.28; 5. Danica Stevenson, OR, 2:02.38; 6. Ally Roemer, ED, 2:02.76; 7. Caitlyn Nolasco, OR, 2:03.34; 8. Kat Porter, PO, 2:04.11; 9. Lauren Struffenegger, AM, 2:05.33; 10. Meghan Hauck, PO, 2:12.44; 11. Emily O’Donnell, […]

Roundup: Lady Trojans clinch league title

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 63, Folsom 15 — The Lady Trojans held the visiting Bulldogs to single digits each quarter of Thursday’s Delta River League home win, ensuring (at the least) a share of the division banner. Thirteen Oak Ridge players scored as Troy outscored Folsom 33-5 in the second half. Yumi Drossos bucketed 9 points […]

Under the Scoreboard: Feb. 3, 2013

Sierra Valley Conference Fall All League Players El Dorado County  Football Most Valuable Player Sean Tow, Union Mine Augie Ahuna, Union Mine Smith Purdum, Union Mine Clayton Van Duyn, El Dorado Jeremiah Romero, El Dorado Nate Hoffman, El Dorado Soccer Daniel Saich, Union Mine Nick Boring, Union Mine Sam McCrea, El Dorado Golf Trisha Tolbert, […]

Schedule: Feb 4-9, 2013

Monday, Feb. 4 Alpine Racing PHS, ED, OR, UM, GS @ Sierra-at-Tahoe Boys basketball ED @ UM, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 Girls basketball *Sheldon @ PHS, 7 p.m. OR @ St. Francis, 7 p.m. UM @ River City, 7:30 p.m. ED @ Liberty Ranch, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6 Boys basketball *Vista @ UM, […]

Roundup: Feb. 1, 2013

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 63, Folsom 15 — The Lady Trojans held the visiting Bulldogs to single digits each quarter of Thursday’s Delta River League home win. Thirteen Oak Ridge players scored as Troy outscored Folsom 33-5 in the second half. Yumi Drossos bucketed 9 points to lead the Trojans and Lauren Liebert and Ali […]

Engagement: Meredith Escabar-Kevin Joseph Carney

Meredith Escabar and Kevin Joseph Carney, both of Los Angeles, have announced their engagement. The bride is the daughter of Mimi Escabar of Placerville and the late Tony E. Escabar of Placerville. She works as a retail consultant. The groom is the son of George and Bonnie Rossi of West Hills. He works in marketing. The […]

Roundup: Ponderosa girls stun St. Francis

Girls basketball Ponderosa 52, St. Francis 49 — The Lady Bruins picked up a hugh Delta River League win with Tuesday’s road victory, their first-ever against the Troubadours as Ashley Beck sank four free throws in the last minute to hold off St. Francis. Ponderosa raced out to a 17-5 first-quarter lead and led 26-17 at […]

Roundup: EDH Wrestling Club results

EDH Wrestling Girls Team All Girls Tournament, Ed Harris Middle School Kaylin Pebley- 1st place Kaci Pebley- 2nd place Keeton West 3rd place Bailey Hofacre- 4th place Emily Gonzalez- 3rd place Kali Stewart- 4th place Riley Brozek- 2nd place Natomas TOC Qualifier Jake Williams- 1st Kaden West- 1st Ryan Claiborne- 2nd Jack Santina- 5th Taylor […]

Under the Scoreboard: Jan. 28, 2013

Oak Ridge football has announced that senior defensive lineman Zach Claiborne was selected to the 2012 MaxPreps California Division First Team. Claiborne, a senior, had 90 tackles and recorded 25.5 sacks, tops in the state. * * * Corban University has announced that Ponderosa senior outfielder Taylor Eilders, who helped the Bruins reach the section […]

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