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Rough night in Stockton for Oak Ridge football

Justin Poero hustles to recover his onside kick in the second half Friday. No. 53 is Hayden Nabors. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

STOCKTON — Mom said there’d be days like these but to the degree visiting Oak Ridge experienced last Friday in its CIF Division I section semifinal matchup with St. Mary’s is unimaginable. In gridiron terminology, it was the equivalent of getting punched in the mouth. Little went right for the Trojans, especially early, while just […]

No Comment / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bricca, OR girls race this Saturday

FOLSOM — Led by PR (personal record) performances from sisters Maddy and Elena Denner, the Oak Ridge girls team took third at Saturday’s Division I section finals. The Lady Trojans’ finish, four points ahead of McClatchy, snared the last qualifying spot for a berth in the state finals this weekend. Maddy finished fifth at Oak Ridge’s […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans sweep San Benito

After an easy, un-challenged Division I NorCal opener earlier in the week, Oak Ridge returned to peak form against San Benito Saturday, sweeping the Haybalers 25-23, 25-21, 25-22. The victory advanced the No. 2 Lady Trojans to yesterday’s semifinals match against Monte Vista. Emily Gillingham’s block that opened the night started Oak Ridge off on […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans advance to semis

Marco Baldacchino ran for four touchdowns — two in the last half of the fourth quarter — as Oak Ridge pulled away from visiting Cosumnes Oaks to defeat the Wolfpack 41-28 in Division I quarterfinal playoff action Friday night. Troy’s victory gave them an undefeated season at home and a date this Friday at St. […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis finishes top 4 in NorCal

FOLSOM — Sometimes it’s better to shuffle the deck and gamble rather than stand pat and do nothing. Friday against top seed Monte Vista in the NorCal semifinals at Broadstone Racquet Club, No. 4 Oak Ridge’s roll-the-dice all-out effort to reach the finals fell short as the Mustangs prevailed 5-2 to end the Lady Trojans’ […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans move on to NorCals

Cameryn Collie goes for a tip in last week's playoff loss to Pitman. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

For the second straight year, in the same location, in the same playoff round, by the same team, Oak Ridge’s section title ambitions came to a screeching halt. Pitman, now the three-time Division I section champ, defeated the Lady Trojans last Tuesday in the bracket’s semifinals match 19-25, 25-22, 20-25, 20-25. All was not lost […]

No Comment / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard

Oak Ridge 7, St. Francis 2 Singles (OR first): Madeline Almeida won 6-0, 6-0; Devika Pantpratinidhi won 6-0, 6-1; Kassidy Lyons won 6-2, 6-2; Lily Wainwright won 6-0, 7-6; Julia Van Boening lost 2-6, 2-6; Kaspri Lyons won 3-6, 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles (OR first): Cheljea Lang-Masha Cunningham won 6-4, 2-6; 7-6; Margaret Asperheim-Darshini Gupta won 7-6, […]

No Comment / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »