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Optimist Softball: Trojan girls on winning side

Amber Orchard scores a key run early at last Wednesday's Optimist All Star game. Photo by Brandon Anicich

El Dorado County was well-represented last Wednesday evening at Capital Christian during the 2016 Evening Optimist large school all-star softball game, as four county players — two each from Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa — were selected to participate in the prestigious competition. Trojans Amber Orchard and Katina Vail handled duties at first base and […]

No Comment / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball drops 2, season over

SACRAMENTO — After blinding 10-run victories, sparkling back-to-back no-hitters and a postseason run gleaming with walk-off magic, the light faded on Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program Friday afternoon and evening, as Troy dropped two in a row to Elk Grove in the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North championship at Sacramento City […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR baseball wins twice

Trojan first baseman Trenton Denholm makes the grab on his foul pop-up Saturday against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program showed its resilience Saturday afternoon at Sacramento City College, coming back to defeat Woodcreek 9-8 in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I action. Down 8-4 in the bottom of the seventh, Billy Martina and Rhys Kennedy singled and doubled on first-pitch fastballs, respectively, before Crew Winkler’s hard liner […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge softball falls to Bruins

Intra-county rivalry softball action was the main attraction benefiting a good cause Monday as Oak Ridge High hosted Ponderosa for the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game. This year, bragging rights went to the Bruins defeated their hosts 10-3. After a quiet first two innings, the Bruin offense smashed 14 hits and scored in each of […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Lacrosse wins SFL

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls clinched the Sierra Foothill League championship Friday night at home, defeating Davis 12-6 at home on a Senior Night honoring Laurel Maunder, Kayla Galet and Kacie Weidert. Brianne Gross had 4 goals and 2 assists on the night while Skylar Schuette had 2 goals and an assist. Galet and teammate […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans sweep Del Oro

After back-to-back no-hitters by Trenton Denholm and John Cross, Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys capped off a three-game sweep over Del Oro with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory Thursday afternoon at home in Sierra Foothill League action. Patrick Smith homered while Brendan Galbreath (2-for-3, 2 runs) and Cameron Allie (2-3, RBI, run) each tripled as the Trojans made […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »