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Oak Ridge beat by Del Oro

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys program suffered through a tough loss at home last Tuesday, falling 64-52 to a Del Oro squad that outplayed the Trojans in all aspects of the game. Troy trailed the Golden Eagles through all four quarters, failing to jump ahead despite keeping within striking distance. “We flat-out got outplayed,” head […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge holds off Granite Bay

Alex Voege

GRANITE BAY — Oak Ridge backed up its stellar defensive performance against Rocklin last week with an all-around besting of Granite Bay Friday — defeating the host Grizzlies 36-28. After an explosive first quarter put Oak Ridge up 20-7, Granite Bay trimmed it to 23-21 at the half. In the third quarter, the No. 3 […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans get big Homecoming win

John Moestopo

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program gave Trojan fans the Homecoming victory they were hoping for Friday night at home, dropping Rocklin High 38-22 in Sierra Foothill League action. Troy established the ground game early and built its commanding win with a stout and sturdy defensive presence. Senior quarterback Ian Book got Troy on the […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills 9/10s outlast Ponderosa 14-11

Mathew Oseguera

FOLSOM — It was a battle to the last out between the Ponderosa and El Dorado Hills 9/10-year-old All-Star baseball squads faced off in the double-elimination game of the District 54 Tournament at Hazel McFarland Park last Wednesday night. After a grueling six innings, El Dorado Hills defeated Ponderosa 14-11 to advance. El Dorado hills […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans advance to semis after ‘Vintage’ win

Oak Ridge's Beau Philip makes the throw to first as teammate Erik Mc'Neill looks on in Saturday's playoff win over Vintage. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge faced off against Vintage Saturday afternoon at Sacramento City College, crushing the Crushers 7-2 in Division I playoff action courtesy of pitching from Connor Davis and a crucial four-run sixth inning. Davis gave up a solo home run in the first inning and another run in the third but his “keep the […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans tighten 2nd place hold

Oak Ridge setter Austin Frese, No. 2, feeds a pass to Ben Gillingham, right, with Ben Kopania, No. 12, on the outside. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High’s boys volleyball program hosted Folsom Thursday evening, making quick work of the Bulldogs, 25-8, 25-10 and 25-14 in Sierra Foothill League action. Connor Petersen led Troy’s offense with a game-high seven kills, while teammate Nicholas White had six kills and senior Ben Kopania finished with five. Austin Frese was effective with his […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jerpbak pitches Ponderosa past Oak Ridge

Lady Trojan Teya Graves waits for the pitch in front of Ponderosa catcher Erin Anderson in Friday's Pink Zone intra-county nonleague matchup. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls softball program hosted intra-county rival Ponderosa Friday afternoon for a non-conference matchup that helped benefit Breast Cancer Awareness. With both squads donning pink to support the cause, the Lady Bruins came away with a 3-0 victory and another momentum boost as the end of regular season action nears. Senior Terra […]

Comments Off / April 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »