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Trojans take 2-of-3 from Rocklin

Oak Ridge's Trenton Denholm picked up the series-opening victory against Rocklin last week in just 66 pitches. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program continues its unstoppable roll deeper into the regular season with a 10-0 dismantling of Rocklin at home last Monday during Sierra Delta League action. Junior ace Trenton Denholm picked up the win for Troy, giving up no runs on two hits and a walk while striking out one on […]

No Comment / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball sweeps Woodcreek

Oak Ridge continued its stellar regular season start, downing Woodcreek 11-4 in Sierra Foothill League action at home last Wednesday afternoon. The Trojans plated runners in each of the first five innings while starting pitcher John Cross was borderline untouchable over six innings of work, fanning 7 and allowing two runs on a mere three […]

No Comment / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls, Ponderosa battle to 0-0 draw

Oak Ridge's Autumn Derr, left, gets a pass off despite pressure from Ponderosa's Jadah Suarez. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Friday’s preseason action between intra-county rivals Ponderosa High and Oak Ridge must have been watched by Odin himself, as both junior varsity and varsity matches took place amidst a torrential storm that felt more “Viking hurricane” than simply “rain.” Happening in Bruin country, Ponderosa’s junior varsity program set the tone with a […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mikey Mello places 3rd at Masters

Mikey Mello gets tilt points on the way to taking third place at last weekend's Masters Tournament. Courtesy photo

Next stop: Rabobank Arena STOCKTON — Oak Ridge’s Mikey Mello was one of six area wrestlers from last weekend’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters tournament at Stockton Arena to qualify for the upcoming state championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. Mello was a force in the 120-pound division, finishing third after four consolation bracket wins to […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge advances all 14 wrestlers

Trojan SFL champions Mikey Mello, seated front row left, and Jared Horstman are flanked by the Oak Ridge wrestling program after Saturday's league tournament at Granite Bay High School. Photo by Stephanie Redhair

Lady Trojan Emily Se took second place at the North Regional Qualifying Tournament to advance to this weekend’s Masters Championships at McNair High. GRANITE BAY — For the first time in Oak Ridge High’s history, all 14 members of the Trojan varsity wrestling program advanced to Divisionals after Saturday’s Sierra Foothill League playoffs at Granite […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Big win, OT heartbreak for Trojan hoops

After Friday’s 58-33 SFL victory over Woodcreek, Oak Ridge High’s girls varsity team is two wins away from a 12-0 season. “It was a good game, we need to improve with our shooting,” Siera Rasmussen (8 points) said. “We need to focus on getting more shots, and making sure we’re hitting those shots.” Outscoring Woodcreek […]

Comments Off / February 08, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestling wins the ‘Wars’

The league action winding down and the postseason looming, Oak Ridge High’s varsity program hosted its annual Trojan Wars invitational tournament Saturday, with 15 schools participating in the daylong event. Troy seized the day on its home turf, finishing first with 261.5 total points. Oak Ridge finished with nearly 100 points more than the second-place […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »