Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Griz wins big ‘Diehl’

GARDEN VALLEY — Led by senior triple-event winners Ryan Sewell for the varsity boy’s team and Mia Belluomini for the girls, Golden Sierra swept Wednesday’s Sierra Delta League home meet to give first-year coach Christine Diehl her first victories. Beautiful weather served as the backdrop at the Grizzly Dome for host Golden Sierra and visiting Highlands, […]

Lady Trojans three-hit

EL DORADO HILLS — Jacy Boles allowed just three hits and fanned 10 to pitch visiting Woodcreek past Oak Ridge 10-1. Tuesday’s matchup was for the early lead in the Sierra Foothill League as the Timberwolves came in 3-0. The setback saw the Lady Trojans fall to 2-1. Woodcreek stung the ball against Oak Ridge pitching, […]

Lady Diamondbacks slip past Galt’s Warriors

EL DORADO — Off to a winning start this season, the Union Mine High girls soccer team looked to keep the momentum going against Galt in Tuesday’s Sierra Valley Conference opener. The Lady Diamondbacks did just that, posting a 2-1 win over the Warriors. Scoreless until the 19th minute, D’back striker Kinsey Del Rio received […]

Cougar squads remain undefeated

For a third consecutive Sierra Valley Conference meet, the El Dorado High boys and girls swim teams dominated their opponents. Hosting Liberty Ranch Wednesday, the Cougar boys grounded the Hawks 94-72 while the Lady Cougars posted a 127-43 victory over the Lady Hawks. Leading the way for the El Dorado boys was Dylan Thompson, who won a very […]

Today’s Cougar Relays draws big field

Today’s Cougar Coed Relays hosted by El Dorado will be its biggest and most talented field ever with 1,700 athletes, representing 18 schools, expected to attend. Along with the Division IV Cougars, other confirmed local teams are Oak Ridge (D-I), Ponderosa (D-II) and Golden Sierra (D-V). On the roster is another large school, Rocklin, and […]

Jerpbak tames Bella Vista’s Broncos

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa’s Terra Jerpbak pitched out of last-inning trouble Wednesday as the Lady Bruins held off visiting Bella Vista 3-1 in Capital Valley Conference play. The win improved Ponderosa to 2-0 in league and saddled the Broncos with their first loss of the season. “Though it’s early, this was one of our better […]

Bruin riders continue on

MARINA — The Ponderosa Bruins mountain bike team continued where it left off last year, taking the first place team award at the first race of the 2015 season earlier this month. Beautiful weather greeted racers and fans at the old Fort Ord grounds as 31 Division II teams competed — 30 of which placed […]

Ponderosa boys, El Dorado girls post wins

In a tri-county track and field meet between Ponderosa, Golden Sierra and host El Dorado, the Bruin boys and Lady Cougars took the top results. Ponderosa finished the meet with 95 points, followed by El Dorado with 53 and Golden Sierra 11 in the varsity boys division. El Dorado topped Ponderosa, 101-58 in the varsity girls division, with […]

First and goal: Respect

It pays to be a quality program that competes year in and out with a state title as part of the resume. The Oak Ridge High girls basketball team fits that description. Tomorrow at 6 p.m., the No. 2 seed Lady Trojans (25-4) host No. 10 seed Oakland Tech (21-8) in the second round of the CIF State Basketball Championships. […]

On tap

Tomorrow Basketball NorCal Playoffs Oakland Tech @ Oak Ridge, 6 p.m. Wrestling Middle/Junior High NorCal TOC Del Oro, Loomis

Trojan spikers solid in victory

EL DORADO HILLS — In 45 minutes Tuesday, the Oak Ridge High boys volleyball team defeated Capital Christian in straight sets by the final score of  25-17, 25-8, 25-15. In the first set, the Trojans jumped out to a 10-3 lead behind the serving of Ben Kopania and Wyatt Rowland. Along with kills at the net […]

Homes sought for 30 horses

El Dorado County Animal Services is diligently looking for homes for the remaining 30 horses that came from the former Grace Foundation facility in El Dorado Hills. “We want to thank those who have stepped up to adopt the horses so far,” said Alexis Shaw, operations manager of Animal Services. “We are now down to […]

Roundup: Feb. 11, 2015

Boys basketball Union Mine 73, Rosemont 59 — Bradley Brittain scored a game-high 17 points Tuesday and Andrew Vaughn added 16 as the Diamondbacks toppled the host Wolverines in Sierra Valley Conference action. The two were half of four in double figures for Union Mine as Austin Maranville chipped in with 12 points and Mike […]

Lady D’backs drop home finale

EL DORADO — In a battle for second place in the Sierra Valley Conference at the Snake Pit Tuesday, the Union Mine High girls basketball team fell to Rosemont 52-34, on Senior Night. Behind 15-6 after the first quarter, the Lady Diamondbacks (5-4 in the SVC, 15-11) relied on rebounds and free throws for an 8-4 run that stretched […]

On tap

The Camino Elementary School wrestling team is holding a fund-raising brunch at the Apple Blossom Cafe, 4077 Carson Road in Camino this Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cafe will provide a one-time special menu. Local artist Lauren Murphy will perform live music. A percentage of the gross sales will be donated by […]

Ponderosa win keeps playoff bid alive

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Battling to keep its Sac-Joaquin Section playoff hopes alive, the Ponderosa High boys basketball team posted a 58-55 Capital Valley Conference win over Oakmont on Wednesday. Trialing 42-35 late in the third quarter, the Bruins (5-7 in the CVC, 10-14) quickly changed the score to 42-39 thanks to two steals turned into […]

Lady Cougars clinch league banner

Under little fanfare, before a near-empty L.A. Brown Gymnasium and with relative ease, the El Dorado girls claimed the Sierra Valley Conference title with their 41-20 victory over Galt Tuesday night. The banner, in coach Steve Scott’s first year at the helm, is the Cougars’ first since a four-year run as league champs between the […]