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Trojan track trio signs

EL DORADO HILLS — Three Oak Ridge High track and field senior athletes signed Letter of Intents Wednesday in the school’s multi-purpose room to compete at the college level. Shannon Trumbull and Jessica Emde are both headed to the University of California, Santa Barbara, while Holli Arrieta will compete for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Roundup: April 13, 2012

Golf Union Mine 215, Galt 263, Lockeford Springs, Par 36 — UM scores: Jordan Jones, 38; Nathan Fuller, 42; Graham Bennett, 44; Jackson Kronk, 45; Will Van Duesen, 46; Alex Abel Smith, 53. El Dorado 255, Cosumnes Oaks 244, Dry Creek GC — ED scores: Cohl Hatala, 42; Shane Hopkins, 43; Tanner Gould, 52. Baseball […]

Speedway points chase resumes Saturday

Young guns and well decorated racing veterans came together last weekend and made a clear illustration of how competitive and exciting the 2012 chase for the championship at Placerville Speedway is sure to be. This Saturday, the early stages of that war continues with the second round of the Fast and Furious Dirt Track championship […]

Eagles slip past Cougar spikers

After losing its first game Wednesday night at L.A. Brown Gym, the El Dorado High boys volleyball team was looking to bounce back against Sierra Valley Conference foe Vista del Lago. The Cougars survived several rallies in the second set to pull out a 31-29 win over the Eagles but Vista won the match in […]

Annual Camellia Cup Regatta at Folsom Lake

The Folsom Lake Yacht Club will host the 46th Annual Camellia Cup Regatta at the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, Brown’s Ravine, Saturday and Sunday with racing from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Camellia Cup Regatta marks the annual start of the boating season. Over 60 sailboats are expected to race in the area’s […]

Roundup: First win, first loss, tough loss

Baseball Union Mine 5, River City 3 — The host Diamondbacks picked up their first win of the season Tuesday behind the combined pitching of starter Tyler Leal and reliever Carlos Romero. Union Mine’s four-run second inning allowed the D’backs to lead the whole way. El Dorado 4, Vista del Lago 7 — The visiting […]

Home run halts Grizzlies’ rally

GARDEN VALLEY — Three more runs to tie and four or more to win was all Golden Sierra High’s baseball team needed late Tuesday afternoon in its nonleague game against Marysville. Trailing 8-1 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, the Grizzlies scored four times to cut the Indians’ lead to an 8-5 margin. One […]

Galt triples up on El Dorado

“Frustrating” was the only word El Dorado softball coach Marci Brown could find to describe Monday’s Sierra Valley Conference game with visiting Galt. The teams waited an hour for officials to show up and with the sun quickly setting the game was called after five innings with Galt on top 13-4. It was an official […]

Roundup: April 10, 2012

Baseball El Dorado 4, Liberty Ranch 2 — In Monday’s Sierra Valley Conference game at Galt, the host Hawks outhit the visiting Cougars, 10-5, but El Dorado (7-0, 14-0-1) took advantage of its hits and eight walks issued by four Liberty Ranch pitchers for the victory. Track and Field Stanford Invitational results Oak Ridge girls  […]

Cougar volleyball upends Union Mine in 4

With team intensity, cohesion and thunderous spikes from Dylan Sellers and Nick Warren, the El Dorado boys volleyball defeated county rival Union Mine in a thrilling 25-23, 25-20, 9-25, 25-16 four-set Sierra Valley League victory Monday night. “Our team played with confidence tonight and really wanted to win this match,” Cougar coach Alan Magat said. […]

Robertson’s hit lifts D’backs over Troy

EL DORADO — Mickaela Robertson’s two-out single through the right side in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday scored Christina Auger from third base, giving host Union Mine the 6-5 nonleague victory over Oak Ridge. Robertson’s heroics came an at bat after Auger had tripled. Auger had her own heroics two innings earlier with […]

DeCaires, Tilford, Micheli charge to victory

Hundreds of eager race fans packed into Placerville Speedway Saturday to witness the opening round of the 2012 Red Hawk Casino-Hoosier Tires-Coors Light championship series opener. When the checkered flag waved on the chilly opening night, three drivers gathered in victory lane with a jump on the 2012 championship. Elk Grove’s Greg DeCaires, a former […]

Former Bruin enjoying Kings-size entertainment life

Kelly Thomas is living and enjoying a Kings-size entertainment life. The 2000 Ponderosa High School graduate and former Bruin cheerleader works for That’s Entertainment International, an entertainment booking agency in Folsom. The agency, owned by her father, Scott, books popular musical and talent acts throughout California and Nevada. “I’ve always been involved in it,” Thomas […]

Under the Scoreboard: April 9, 2012

Oak Ridge’s Bryce Scott heads a list of nine county basketball players given recent All Metro status. Scott, headed to the Lafayette College, was a first-team selection after a senior season in which he averaged 22.5 points per game which led the Delta River League and was fourth highest in the section. Four of the five […]

Schedule: April 9-14, 2012

Monday, April 9 Baseball Galt @ UM, 4:15 ED @ Liberty Ranch, 4:15 Golf UM, ED @ SVC Tourney, Timber Creek GC, 12:30 Softball OR @ UM, 4 p.m. Galt @ ED, 4:15 Volleyball UM @ ED, 6 p.m. GS @ West Campus, 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 Baseball Vista del Lago @ ED, 4:15 […]

Sierra Resort to extend season into late April

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort is excited to extend the 2011-12 season through April 22, 2012 with full mountain operations in effect. Enjoy amazing spring events, winter snow conditions and our world-renowned terrain parks seven days a week through closing day. Thanks to late season storms that brought 140 inches of snow in March, Sierra Resort […]

Roundup: Cougar baseball sweeps spring break games

Baseball El Dorado 14, Christopher 0 — The Cougars completed their four-game road sweep with Thursday’s five-inning win at Gavilan Jr. College. El Dorado had expected Christopher to be its toughest challenge going in. “Watching their in and out (infield, outfield warmups) and their pitcher take the mound I felt they were going to be […]

Spring wilderness medicine courses offered

INCLINE VILLAGE — This spring, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association is partnering with the American Red Cross, Wilderness Medicine Institute, Lake Tahoe School and Crested Butte Outdoors for a series of Wilderness Medicine Courses. Whether you’re a crew leader, a wilderness guide, an outdoor enthusiast or you work in a remote environment, these courses will give you the skills you need to […]

Delta River League Winter All League teams

Boys basketball Player of the Year Dakarai Allen, Sheldon Bryce Scott, Oak Ridge Justin Woody, Folsom Parker Uu, Jesuit Bryce Pressley, Jesuit Akachi Okugo, Jesuit Colfax Nordquist, Pleasant Grove Malik Thames, Pleasant Grove Cody Demps, Pleasant Grove D’erryl Williams Kyi Thomas Girls basketball Player of the Year Marissa Wimbley, Pleasant Grove Jenna Klein, Oak Ridge […]

Sierra Valley Conference Winter All League teams

Girls basketball Player of the Year Katelin King, River City Coach of the Year Jamie King, River City Samantha Reeder, El Dorado Emily Boyd, El Dorado Courtney Macklin, El Dorado Madi Aliff, Union Mine Kimee Mueller, Union Mine Jordan Ligons, River City Tori Torres, River City Brinny Simpson, Cosumnes Oaks Danielle Hazlett, Galt Selina Moore, […]

Union Mine Athletic Information Night

Union Mine will host an Athletic Information Night for incoming 2012-13 freshman Wednesday, May 9, at 6 p.m. in the West Gym. All current eighth grade students attending Herbert Green, Mountain Creek and Pleasant Valley Middle Schools are encouraged to attend along with their parents. The Athletic Handbook process as well as the athletic programs at […]

Outside with Charlie: An inside look at snow control on Highway 50

From the early snow in Autumn to the closing day at Tahoe ski resorts, you’ve been heading up Highway 50 for fun on the slopes and in the back-country. Through rain, wind and all kinds of snow storms over Echo Summit, you and yours have made it to Sierra-at-Tahoe, or into the Lake Tahoe Basin, […]

Taylor Phillips wins award

Former Union Mine Lady Diamondback Taylor Phillips was one of four elite Guilford College student-athletes to receive the 2012 Nereus C. English ’26 Athletic Leadership Award. Named for one of the North Carolina campus’ most loyal alumni, the annual prize is the college’s highest honor for athletic ability and leadership. Phillips completed her fourth and […]

Championship racing season kicks off tomorrow

Following last week’s late dose of winter that washed out the Civil War Series opener, Placerville Speedway is geared up to officially open the 2012 Fast and Furious Dirt Track Championship racing season Saturday night at the local bullring with three divisions in competition. The fire-breathing winged 360 sprint cars headline the program at the […]

Broncos edge Trojans 3-2

WEST SACRAMENTO — Twice the Oak Ridge High baseball team had late chances to score Wednesday night against Bella Vista in the SureWest Easter Invitational championship game at Raley Field but each time the Trojans were denied. In the end, the Broncos won by a 3-2 score to avenge a similar setback to Troy in the 2009 title […]

Back-to-back events to close out season at Kirkwood

KIRKWOOD — Kirkwood enters the final quarter of winter 2011/2012 season with world class events lined up back-to-back weekends through April 22nd. The resort kicked off the stretch of events with the Northface Masters of Snowboarding this past weekend. Following up this week is the Subaru Freeskiing World Championships, next weekend the Twisted Sisters slopestyle […]

Roundup: April 5, 2012

Baseball El Dorado 15, North Monterey County 3 — The Cougars improved to 12-0-1 with Wednesday’s win over the Condors. El Dorado is 3-0 on its spring break trip along the coast and wrapped up with yesterday’s game against Christopher High at Gavilan College. El Dorado 5, St. Francis 4 — Tim Hinrichs pitched a […]

Bruin teams weather the elements in inaugural Ruptier Invitational

SHINGLE SPRINGS — No wind nor rain stopped runners from running, jumpers from jumping, throwers from throwing or vaults from vaulting as Ponderosa’s Track and Field team hosted its first annual Ron Ruptier Memorial Invitational Saturday at Simon Bruin Stadium. Sunshine opened the invite but eventually gave way to an encroaching storm system. The dire […]

Roundup: April 3, 2012

Baseball SureWest Invitational Oak Ridge 9, Lincoln 1 — In its first game Monday of the Invitational, Oak Ridge banged out nine hits. The Trojans (7-2) led 4-0 going into the bottom of the sixth inning. The Fighting Zebras scored their only run in the top of the seventh inning. Cody Morris was 2-for-4 with […]

El Dorado Hills wrestlers place well at tourneys

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club grapplers represented well at recent tournaments. At Folk Style State at Seland Arena in Fresno, March 17-18 Third-grader Justin Lamson made it to the finals and placed 2nd. Second-grader Ty Freehill placed 3rd First-grader Scotty Moore place 4th Fourth-grader Kaden West Placed 6th Sixth-grader Ryan Redhair 4-2 (won 4, lost […]

First and goal: Arena benefits

On March 28, 1988, a female friend who was also one of my co-workers at a restaurant and I ventured to the new Arco Arena in Sacramento to see the rock band Kiss — post makeup era at that time — and opening act Anthrax in concert. My friend and I were so excited going […]

Oak Ridge swimmers meet their match

EL DORADO HILLS — The Oak Ridge swim teams met their match last Tuesday with the boys falling to Jesuit 113-73 and the girls losing to St. Francis by a 103-83 margin. As it currently stands, the Trojans are ranked second in the Delta River League dual meets for both boys and girls while the […]

D’back swim drops two to Cosumnes Oaks

EL DORADO — Host Union Mine fell to Cosumnes Oak last Wednesday in a Sierra Valley Conference swim meet. The Lady Diamondbacks lost 89-81 while the boys were defeated 105-65. Swimming season-best times in her races, Union Mine freshman Caffrey Lynch took first in the 200 freestyle (2:14.67) and 100 backstroke (1:09.55). “She swam very […]

Schedule: April 2-8, 2012

Monday, April 2 Baseball Surewest-Woodcreek Classic OR @ Casa Roble, 10 a,m, OR vs Lincoln, Casa Roble, 1 p.m. UM vs Rosemont, Bella Vista, 11 a.m. UM @ Bella Vista, 5 p.m. PHS @ Bella Vista, 8 a.m. Nonleague ED @ Marina High, N. Monterey County HS, 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 Baseball Surewest-Woodcreek Classic […]

Trojan softball surprises Pleasant Grove

EL DORADO HILLS – Paying little heed to the Delta River League standings, host Oak Ridge defeated front-running Pleasant Grove 4-1 behind solid pitching and two home runs. “This win was huge,” said Trojan head coach Sam Kloczko. “I have been telling them all along that we are better than our record (now 4-8 overall, […]

El Dorado swim team dominates

Winning every race to be won, El Dorado’s swim team out-swam visiting Galt Wednesday – the girls prevailing 134- 35 and the boys outscoring the Warriors 120-35 in the Sierra Valley Conference meet. “We dominated every race,” said Cougar Coach Marc Hughes.  “We owned the pool!” For the girls, double event winners were Marissa Garcia in […]

Grizzly soccer ties Rio Vista 1-1

GARDEN VALLEY — Host Golden Sierra and Rio Vista played to a 1-1 deadlock Thursday afternoon to open the second round of Sierra Delta League soccer action. The tie moved the Grizzlies’ league record at 5-0-2. Golden Sierra won the first match between the teams 1-0. The Griz controlled the first half and attacked behind the […]

Errors costly for Golden Sierra girls

GARDEN VALLEY — The only reason to meet for as long as the Golden Sierra did after its game Thursday was to discuss ways to prevent the kind of day the team just had in the field. Errors proved costly as visiting Rio Vista took advantage of five Grizzly miscues in the top of the […]

Roundup: Justin Dillon one-hits Vista for key victory

Baseball Oak Ridge 6, Granite Bay 4 — Thursday’s battle between two highly ranked teams went the Trojans’ way as Alex Fitchett threw five solid innings and Jason Ross picks up the save. Oak Ridge scored two runs in the first and third and single runs in the sixth and seventh. In the seventh, Bobby […]

Park Prospects take SuperSeries event

The Park Prospects, Cameron Park’s 12u travelball team, won the championship at the recent SuperSeries Long Ball Trot tournament in Davis where the team went 3-1, shutting down the P-Town Cutters 7-1 in the title game. General Manager  Shawn Zienin, Manager Andy Turner, Head Coach Kevin Kujawa and Assistant Coach Brian Ditlevsen have developed this […]

Remembering coach Ron Ruptier

Editors note: Karen Norwood is in her first year as head coach of the Ponderosa High Track and Field team, her ninth year overall coaching in the program. A 1995 graduate of the school, Norwood, formerly known as Karen Wylie during her prep days, competed all four years for then coach Ron Ruptier and later […]

Roundup: March 28, 2012

Golf El Dorado 238, River City 286, Wild Horse Golf Club in Davis, par 36. ED scores: Auston Wells, 46; Tyler Powell, 47; Shane Hopkins, 47; Cohl Hatala, 48; Chase Norton, 49; Gary Shoffner, 76. Played in constant rain and wind. Golden Sierra 277, Highlands 298, Cherry Island, par 37, GR scores: Bowman, 50; Smith, […]

Ponderosa hosts 1st annual Ron Ruptier Memorial Tournament

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Dedicated to the memory of its beloved coach Ron Ruptier, the Ponderosa High Track and Field program will host its first annual Ron Ruptier Memorial Invitational tomorrow at the school. Ruptier, the long-time Track and Field and Cross Country coach, lost his battle with Alzheimer’s last year but his spirit and words […]

Lady Bruins upend Huskies 1-0

SHINGLE SPRINGS – After a three week dry-spell, the Ponderosa girls’ soccer team finally notched a victory on Wednesday afternoon, defeating the Sheldon Huskies, 1-0. The Bruins last win came on March 6 against Del Campo and since then, Ponderosa has lost twice with four draws. The Bruins’ victory was their first in the Delta […]

Grizzly boys volleyball defeat Cougars in five sets

GARDEN VALLEY — Both coaches had similar thoughts about Wednesday’s Sierra Valley League volleyball match between visiting El Dorado and Golden Sierra. “It was a great match. I’m so proud of my boys,” said the Grizzlies’ Glenn Linka and Cougar coach Alan Magat. After Golden Sierra pulled out a five-set victory with Jim Hansen’s powerful […]

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