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Volleyball: Trojans fall in 4

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys volleyball program squared off against Nevada Union Thursday night, fighting hard but falling in four to the Miners in conference action, 19-25, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-27 at home. No game was a runaway victory for either side, which gave Troy fans an optimistic estimate for what a rematch might look […]

No Comment / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans reach NorCal finals

LADY TROJAN Hailey McCoy drives the ball toward the basket as teammate Kassidy DeLapp looks on. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge signed, sealed and delivered its ticket to Sleep Train Arena Tuesday night at home via a commanding victory over post-season rival Berkeley, 58-49, in girls CIF NorCal semifinal action. A flawless 12-0 regular season, high seeding and victory over Oakland Tech merited a home playoff game against Berkeley. It was the first time […]

Comments Off / March 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls deliver when it counts

Oak Ridge's Grace Derksen drives the ball down the court, past an Inderkm defender during Saturday's toss-up game. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Given a run for its money Saturday by Inderkum during its own Trojan Toss-Up opener, host Oak Ridge assembled a solid final three minutes to pull out a 62-52 victory in front of a supportive home crowd. The win came together in a final collage of productive plays in the last minutes as Troy found […]

Comments Off / December 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge knocks off Nevada Union

Needing a win to aide its playoff chances, and supported intensely by a loud Homecoming crowd on Senior Night, Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program delivered a 24-21 Sierra Foothill League victory over Nevada Union in a game that kept the outcome from becoming apparent until the final Miner possession. Leading 17-7 at halftime via […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls upend Miners 3-1

Oak Ridge extended its perfect streak Tuesday night at home, defeating Nevada Union 25-21, 20-25, 25-15 and 25-17 in Sierra Foothill League volleyball action. Sporting a solid win in game one, Troy faltered throughout game 2 on miscommunication and a troubling service receive — allowing the Miners to pick up a win before the Lady […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Late Trojan goals subdue Ponderosa

Bruin Bert Santana directs a kick toward the Trojan wall of Sam Miller, Clayton Smith, Trevor Engle and Cole Cahill. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge and Ponderosa High’s boys soccer programs faced off Wednesday night in Bruin country for the first and last intra-county showdown in preseason action. Oak Ridge’s junior varsity and varsity programs each took earned 2-1 victories over the hosts, despite the Bruins holding a one-goal lead for the majority of the […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge gallups past Mustangs, falls to Grizzlies

OAK RIDGE'S Wyatt Rowland smashes a kill around the Monterey block at Tuesday's playoff match in El Dorado Hills. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Oak Ridge advanced through opening rounds of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Tuesday, hosting and defeating Monterey Trail in three sets, 25-10, 26-24 and 25-20 but their efforts fell short two days later with a shutout loss to Granite Bay. Last Tuesday Troy jumped out to an early lead in game one but the […]

Comments Off / May 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »