Sports

Sports show opens this week

The International Sportsmen’s Exposition, opening this week, is expected to be heavily attended. And regardless what type of outdoor recreation you enjoy, there will be something ...

Lady Trojans prepare for tough non-league opponents

Oak Ridge only plays one league game this week at Union Mine on Friday, but it’s the non-league games that figure to bring the most interest. The Lady Trojans entered the week w ...

Trojans split two games

The first week of Sierra Valley Conference play was the beginning of what should be a competitive league season. Oak Ridge opened the season on the road at rival Ponderosa on Jan. ...

JV Trojans defeat Ponderosa

Oak Ridge High’s junior varsity boys’ basketball team defeated Ponderosa 42-31 on Tuesday in the opening game of play in the Sierra Valley Conference. Though the Trojans were ...

Trojans fall to Bruins, 47-23

With Vince Waldhauser out of the lineup and two forfeits at 189 and 215 pounds, Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team entered Wednesday dual meet with Ponderosa with their backs to the ...

Smaller resorts may be the way to go for quality skiing

Many skiers and snowboarders find themselves routinely heading to the more heralded Lake Tahoe resorts, rarely contemplating a visit to more modest locations. The preference seems ...

EDH recreation programs available

Adult coed soccer league Coed 7-on-7 teams play games Wednesday evenings on the synthetic turf at Promontory Community Park. League runs Jan. 7 to March 25. Cost is $865 per tea ...

Going to the dogs

Dogs run free on trail after trail detailed for the nearby Sierra Nevada and its foothills by a Rescue outdoors aficionado. Author Debbi Preston, 57, took inspiration from an even ...

Be safe, have fun in the high country

When it was built, Interstate 80 over the Sierra was designated the “all year highway.” We’ve seen over the years that isn’t exactly true. During times of intense storms, t ...

Foothill Girls Softball registration ends Jan. 15

Registration for the Foothill Girls’ Softball League will close on Jan. 15. First-year players are welcome and team coaches and managers are needed. Players can register at www.f ...

Little league opens registration

El Dorado Hills Little League North Spring 2009 registration is now open through January 28. Ages 5-16 are eligible. To register online and for more information visit www.edhllnort ...

Go fish: Anglers dedicated to hobby

Neither rain, nor sleet nor dark of night shall keep the fishing enthusiasts from dipping a line in local rivers, streams and lakes. While bad weather and darkness are no problem f ...

Freshmen Trojans remain unbeaten

Oak Ridge High’s freshman boys’ basketball team improved to 13-0 by winning the Trojan Toss-Up held Dec. 27-30. The Trojans buried the competition, including an 80-55 win over ...

JV Trojans finish perfect preseason

The Oak Ridge junior varsity boys’ basketball team starts conference play this week after an 11-0 record in the preseason. This year’s 11-player team includes center and pow ...