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Oak Ridge ‘Burns’ Rocklin

EL DORADO HILLS — An early lead paced the Oak Ridge girls water polo team to its first Sierra Foothill League victory of the season with a 13-6 decision over Rocklin at the CSD pool Tuesday. Amanda Burns scored six of the Trojans’ goals that included four in the first half, which led to a 5-2 halftime lead. […]

Trojans back home

Three of the four El Dorado County high school football teams play at home tonight. Oak Ridge welcomes Rocklin; El Dorado entertains Foothill and Golden Sierra hosts Yearington out of Nevada. Ponderosa travels to Bella Vista of Fair Oaks. Rocklin at Oak Ridge The Trojans (1-0 in the Sierra Foothill League, 4-1) have played their last four games […]

Not Golden Sierra Grizzlies’ afternoon

GARDEN VALLEY — It was one of those games where little went right for Golden Sierra — offensively, defensively, you name it and it didn’t pan out. The beneficiary, San Juan, jumped all over that fact to rout the host Grizzlies 9-1 in Sierra Delta League action Wednesday afternoon. Coming after Monday’s 4-1 win over Victory Christian, […]

Ponderosa girls sweep past Oakmont

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The host Ponderosa girls won their second consecutive Capital Valley Conference match after defeating Oakmont 25-9, 25-11, 25-13 Tuesday night. The Lady Bruins faced a Viking team far removed from last year’s undefeated squad that had a perfect 14-0 league run. “They lost a ton of seniors and are very young … […]

Grizzlies’ effort isn’t enough

Larson scores twice GARDEN VALLEY — Brody Passmore scored four goals including a second-half hat trick as visiting Bradshaw Christian denied Golden Sierra its first Sierra Delta League win with a 5-2 victory. The Grizzlies stayed with the Pride, cutting 2-0 and 3-1 deficits to one, and in position to tie late in the match but Will Cann’s shot […]

Roundup: Sept. 23, 2015

Tennis Ponderosa 6, Oakmont 3 Singles (PHS first): Ashley Tank def. by Arendain 3-6, 4-6; Ania Lobsinger def. Oberg 6-1, 7-6; Lexi Comstock def. Smith 6-1, 6-3; Natanya Ackerly def. by Bartolome 4-6, 2-6; Regan Blomquist def. Desai 6-3, 6-4; Laura Parkyn def. Desai 6-1, 6-0. Doubles (PHS first): Kylee Hunter-Taylor Cargile def. Decuir-Martinez 6-2, […]

Union Mine avoids fifth set

EL DORADO — Play with fire, get burned. Ask Union Mine whose easing up Tuesday made its match with Casa Roble closer than expected. As it turned out, the Lady Diamondbacks were just singed in their 25-9, 23-25, 25-13, 31-29 non-league victory at the Snake Pit. On cue, the 1-14 Rams closed in on Union […]

Fast start carries El Dorado boys

EL DORADO — Opening Metro Conference action with two losses, the El Dorado High boys water polo team found the win column after its 18-8 victory over Rosemont at Union Mine’s Aquatic Center on Wednesday. Behind the scoring of Jarrod Tart, the Cougars jumped out to a 7-2 lead in the first period. Tart scored […]

League openers tonight

Three of the four El Dorado County high school football teams begin league action tonight. Ponderosa host Antelope; Oak Ridge travels to Woodcreek and Golden Sierra treks to San Juan. The nonleague game is Union Mine playing at Lincoln. Antelope at Ponderosa A new chapter begins tonight in Capital Valley Conference action for Ponderosa coach Jason […]

Do you have an emergency plan?

There is no better time to prepare for an emergency than the present. During National Preparedness Month, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency – Public Health Preparedness and Response reminds residents to make an emergency communications plan for themselves and their families. “Being prepared is a shared responsibility in communities,” said Michelle Patterson, […]

UM Football Schedule

Aug. 28 — Foothill @ Union Mine Sept. 4 — Bear River @ Union Mine Sept. 11 — Union Mine @ Casa Roble Sept. 18 — Union Mine @ Calaveras Sept. 25 — Union Mine @ Lincoln Oct. 9 — Rosemont @ Union Mine Oct. 16 — Union Mine @ Galt Oct. 23 — Union […]

UM Football roster

1-Andrew Vaughn, Sr. 2-Justin Beckham, Jr. 3-Hank Hasemeier, Sr. 4-Austin Rigsby, Sr. 5-Zach Cherrington, Sr. 6-Bradley Brittain, Sr. 7-Christian Beck, Sr. 9-Brody Pearman, Sr. 10-Nate Eschleman, Jr. 11-Cruz Rodriguez, Sr. 12-Mason McLaury, Sr. 13-Kameron White, Jr. 15-Max Fitzpatrick, Sr. 21-Hayden Dunne, Jr. 27-Matt Springer, Jr. 28-Nick Evans, Jr. 32-Joe Ferrand, Jr. 33-Cameron Cathey, Jr. 34-Trevor […]

Horoscope, Friday, August 21, 2015

Sun Square Saturn The square of the sun and Saturn will be the last of its kind to bother us for months. True to the nature of the Leo sun, a big finish is in order. In this case, the “finish” has to do with a personal lesson. What’s the ritual, gesture or occurrence that […]

Supervisors use rare eminent domain

El Dorado County supervisors voted unanimously Aug. 11 to begin condemnation proceedings in order to acquire by eminent domain two small parcels of land needed for rights of way on two bridge projects. Each action required a separate hearing recommended by the Community Development Agency’s Transportation Division. The first item involved an eight-tenths of an acre […]

Taz swim doles out scholarships

EL DORADO HILLS — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian swim program held its annual Awards Night recently at Bertlesen Park. In addition to honoring swimmers for efforts and abilities, the team announced the The Mick and Sandy Malaney Taz Scholarship award winners: Zack Closson, Patty Lacerna, Morgan Jones, Zack Scade, Aroma Bargava, and Baili Ebinger. […]

Roundup: Aug. 13, 2015

Cold Springs Ladies Golf Pro points & putts August 11 Ace of the month: Patty Mitchell, net 69 1st flight low gross: Patty Mitchell, 78 Low net: Jerri Arens, 72; Rosemary Authier, 73 2nd flight low gross: Mary Jo Walter, 94 Low net: Judy Goggins, 72; Helen Glenn, 72 3rd flight low gross: Liz Kane, […]

Unrestricted combo passes available

DONNER SUMMIT, Calif. — Woodward Tahoe and Sugar Bowl Resort have partnered on a 2015-16 season pass that offers unrestricted access to both Sugar Bowl Resort and the Woodward Tahoe facility for the entire winter season, plus unlimited access to the Woodward Tahoe facility for the remainder of this summer and fall. Woodward Tahoe is […]

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