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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 »

Soccer: Lady Trojans douse Lodi Flames

Oak Ridge advances to semifinals The Oak Ridge High varsity girls soccer team hosted Lodi in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs, posting a commanding 3-0 victory Thursday. The Lady Trojans dominated possession throughout both halves, drawing first blood in the 37th minute when Julia Crawford’s corner kick met Hannah Miller directly […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy unpends Davis

Oak Ridge's Tanner Rosenbaum looks for a wrap-around score against Davis in the April 22 home match. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys lacrosse program hosted Davis on April 22, downing the Top-25 ranked Blue Devils 7-5 in a close battle. “This was a great win for us,” head coach Chad Walden said. “Our attack line with Tanner (Rosenbaum), Conner (Herr) and Austin (Hunter) played its best game of the year.” Persistent offense […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Trojans battle but fall to St. Francis

Oak Ridge endured a hard-fought match at home Thursday, falling 11-7 to St. Francis in an intense grind. Looking to avenge a 15-9 loss to the Troubadors earlier in the week, Troy found itself locked into a demanding struggle that lasted both halves. “We never look past any team we are competing against,” Trojan coach […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Soccer: Troy triumphs 9-5

Host Oak Ridge overcame Lincoln Tuesday night by a 9-5 score. With a roster troubled by injuries, the Trojans were forced to grind it out against a stingy Zebra squad. Oak Ridge dominated in face offs, winning 12-of-17 in a game where persistence decided the victor. Austin Hunter led the charge with three goals while […]

Comments Off / April 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »