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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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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ORHS baseball gets sweep

John cross struck out 10 in his five innings Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Nolan Dreisbach put down a sixth-inning uprising to preserve John Cross’ win Wednesday and Beau Philip fanned the side in the seventh as host Oak Ridge ended the regular season with a Senior Day 6-2 victory over neighboring Folsom. A day earlier, the Trojans (15-3) claimed the Sierra Foothill League title outright, part of their […]

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Trojan lacrosse splits NCS matches

Oak Ridge enjoyed a comfortable North Coast Section opening round playoff win at home Wednesday, dispatching Jesuit 12-3. Troy prevented Jesuit from scoring a single goal in the second half after leading 6-3 after two quarters. Oak Ridge saw its season end Saturday, going scoreless in the second half and overtime in an 8-7 loss […]

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Scoreboard

Nico Dolley

Lacrosse North Coast Section Championships
 Oak Ridge girls 11, San Ramon Valley 7 — The Lady Trojans won Friday’s second-round NCS playoff match. Goals: Emma Reed, 3; Brianne Gross, 2; Kacie Weidert, 2; Aly De Caro, Kayla Galet, Skylar Schuette; Sam Donaghey. Assists: Gross; Schuette. Saves: Laurel Maunder, 9; Ashley Laing, 2. Oak Ridge girls 13, […]

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