SHINGLE SPRINGS — Six Ponderosa Hugh athletes signed Letter of Intent forms at a recent signing ceremony at the campus. Wrestler Nick Troquato heads to Cal Poly; sprinter Alex Roberds will attend William Jewell; Graham McClone will play water polo for Santa Clara; soccer’s Alannah John will be at San Francisco State; softball’s Melissa Silveira takes [...]
DAVIS – What Oak Ridge High girls soccer coach Joe Champion called a “good journey” has ended. Despite Wednesday night’s 1-0 road loss to No. 1-seed Davis, the Trojans had exceeded all expectations. Coming off a 6-9-5 campaign in 2012, Oak Ridge (12-5-3) served notice in March when it upset rival Ponderosa, a school that [...]
Coach needed Union Mine High School is looking for a new varsity girls volleyball coach for the 2013 fall season. Anyone interested can contact athletic director Dave Johnson at 530-621-0392.
Soccer Divisional VI playoffs Golden Sierra 0. Amador 9 — The Grizzlies lost Wednesday’s semifinals road game. They finished the season at 11-7-2 and 8-2-2 in the Sierra Delta League.
LODI — Golden Sierra High softball coach Becky Pratte told her players to watch Delhi pitcher Alyssa Stockton’s rise ball prior to the two teams meeting in the first round of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI playoffs at the Lodi Softball Complex on Wednesday. Stockton came into the game with 301 strikeouts. After Wednesday’s [...]
STOCKTON — Three outs was all the Union Mine High softball team needed to beat Ceres in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoff game at Arnaiz Softball Complex on Wednesday. The Diamondbacks, the Sierra Valley Conference champions who grabbed the conference’s No. 1 seed, lead 5-4 in the top of the seventh inning over [...]
Tea Party in the Hills is hoping to have Sam Paredes, from Gun Owners of California, as the main speaker at its May 14 meeting at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Shingle Springs. The meeting is from 7 to 9 p.m. Visitors are welcome. Admission is free. On Saturday, May 25, the El [...]
If our dogs could speak words to be understood by the likes of man, they might wake with the sun, stretch and, as padded paw hits grassy earth, reflect as Thoreau did in “Walden,” “I have, as it were, my own sun and moon and stars, and a little world all to myself.” The yard. [...]
New Moon and Solar Eclipse In ancient days, the disappearance of the sun was a highly distressing omen, and who could blame early humans for wondering where the sun went and when it was coming back? As if to lighten the attitude for what’s to come, Venus slips into Gemini hours before this solar eclipse, [...]
New Moon Eve The moon moves into Taurus early in the day, breaking the spell of yesterday’s hazy void-of-course lunar energy. Tomorrow brings the new moon and the first solar eclipse of the year. It will be an exceptionally lucky starting date, so if you’ve been planning a project or an improvement effort, consider calling [...]