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Root nails down Golden West title

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In an encore preformance a week after competing at the CIF State Championships, recent Oak Ridge alumni Jack Root competed in three events last Saturday at the 57th Annual Golden West Invitational — winning the hammer throw with a distance of 185-4. Root’s victory came in the morning at Sacramento State before he shifted to […]

No Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard

Kathryn Bingham competes in the 100 hurdles at Saturday's Golden West Invitational. Village Life ohoto by Jackie Penn

Golden West Invitational Oak Ridge High School June 11, 2016 Boys Hammer: 1-Jack Root, 185-4. D: 5-Root, 148-1. SP: 2-Root, 53-7.75. LJ: 14-Vincent Castiglioni, 16-11.PV: 4-Aaron Travis, 14-0; 8-Grant Laut, 13-0; 12-Castiglioni, 12-0. Girls 100h: 7-Kathryn Bingham, 16.40; 13-Analise Mulert, 18.98. 100: 14-Bingham, 13.35; 16-Jenna Marlett, 13.48. 400: 7-Marlett, 1:02.61. 300h: 3-Bingham, 48.46. Hammer: 2-Crystal […]

No Comment / June 13, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Root state’s 23rd best discus thrower

Jack Root, pictured earlier in the season, was one of four county athletes to compete at last weekend's CIF State Finals in Clovis. Courtesy photo

CLOVIS — Last weekend’s 98th Annual CIF State Championships at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium ended a day earlier than four area athletes had anticipated. El Dorado County sent discus throwers Jack Root (Oak Ridge) and Trinity Arriola (El Dorado) to track’s biggest stage along with pole vaulters Samantha Engel (El Dorado) and Seth Wilmoth (Ponderosa) in […]

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

Root advances to state discus finals

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge discus thrower Jack Root and Ponderosa pole vaulter Seth Wilmoth had ice in their veins Thursday afternoon at Elk Grove High, each qualifying for the California state championships on the last off three attempts in two nerve-racking finals. Root, a senior who will continue his track and field career on […]

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

Sports Short: May 24, 2016

OAK RIDGE SUMMER SOCCER CAMP Open to Boys and Girls 8th through 10th (based on 2016-17 school year) Monday, July 18 through Thursday, July 21st 8:30-11:30 a.m., Oak Ridge Stadium Camp lead by 2016-17 Oak Ridge soccer staff Cost $150.00 (includes t-shirt) To Register: trojanpride.com – Men’s Soccer/Women’s Soccer – Additional Links – Summer Camp

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

Root Division I discus champ

Trojan shot putter Jack Root competes at last Friday's Division I meet in Elk Grove. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge’s Jack Root followed up his first place showing earlier in the week in the discus throw with a solid second place showing in Friday’s shot put finals at the Division I Meet at Elk Grove. Root had the early lead with a 54-2 heave, a personal best, until overtaken by […]

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

Volleyball: Oak Ridge falls to No. 1 Roseville

ROSEVILLE — Unable to carry over early momentum, Oak Ridge fell in four sets to top-seed Roseville Tuesday in boy’s Division I section semifinal playoff action. The Trojans rocked the host Tigers in the second set to force a best-of-three scenario but Roseville took it from there to prevail 25-18, 18-25, 25-13, 25-20 and end […]

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