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Oak Ridge softball ends season

In a do-or-die softball game for the final Delta River League playoff spot, St. Francis ran circles around host Oak Ridge in a lopsided, five-inning, 15-0 loss. “Sometimes you catch teams at the wrong time and they were on fire today. I mean, they hit everything. I knew we’d have to play a good game […]

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Trojan spikers advance

Playing at home in the first round of the section playoffs, Oak Ridge knocked off Davis in four sets, 25-17, 26-24, 23-25, 25-17. “They just get into a rhythm. They’re a team that you can’t really micromanage a lot, and they sort of work out the bugs on their own,” Trojan coach Melanie DeMure said. […]

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Trojans sweep Bruins to capture league crown

Grab No. 1 seed for D-I playoffs SHINGLE SPRINGS — If the Oak Ridge High baseball team was going to win a share of the Delta River League title, the Trojans needed to have a big day at the plate against league and intra-county rival Ponderosa. Oak Ridge banged out 12 hits and winning pitcher […]

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Ask a Care Manager: What you should know about RAMs

Solicitations come in the mail talking about free money. Of course, no such thing exists but it’s the enticement of not having to worry about the increasing expenses that may make it attractive to older adults who want to be in charge of their lives and remain at home. The following questions/answers discuss the possibility […]

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Medicare counseling services help

EDITOR: Medicare beneficiaries with incomes below a certain level may qualify for a program called Extra Help, which provides financial assistance for Part D prescription drug costs. Individuals with annual incomes below $17,235 ($23,265 for married couples) and financial resources less than $13,300 ($26,580 for married couples) may qualify for zero or reduced monthly premiums, […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: I need to see a psychiatrist

Sometimes when you receive disappointing news, it saps your energy and makes you want to give up. I recently was told, after a screening was completed on my feet, that I have flat feet. I mistakenly shared this information with my tennis buddies, and they now call me “Donald Duck” when I miss a tennis […]

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Oak Ridge blanks Cougars 5-0

Oak Ridge girls soccer cruised through its CIF Division I playoff opener Tuesday, dropping visiting Kennedy 5-0. After an early goal by Anna Lippuner, the Lady Trojans eased off the accelerator through the first half, with both squads equally sharing possession. Troy keeper Nina Grimes picked up two saves in the first half to thwart […]

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