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Pleasant Grove blanks Trojan soccer

C.J. HOVERSTEN drives the ball with Pleasant Grove's Nathaniel Deaton on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Visiting Pleasant Grove’s goal nine minutes into the second half accounted for the only scoring on Oct. 3 as the Eagles edged Oak Ridge 1-0 in Delta River League soccer action. The Trojans controlled first-half play but couldn’t capitalize on their offensive chances. Defensively, Oak Ridge broke down and failed to clear an Eagle throw-in […]

No Comment / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans bury Fairfield with big second half

FAIRFIELD — Scoring four consecutive third-quarter touchdowns, visiting Oak Ridge broke loose to whip Fairfield 48-6 Friday to close the preseason. The Trojans turned an 11-point halftime lead into a rout — starting with  Bradford Buenzli’s 90-yard touchdown return of the second half kickoff. Oak Ridge improved its record to 4-1 heading into next week’s Delta […]

No Comment / October 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan soccer slips past Bruins 2-1

OAK RIDGE'S Roger Blum, left, battles Ponderosa's Joe Cornelius in first-half action Wednesday in Shingle Springs. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Sean Woldberg and Roger Blum scored minutes apart late in the second half Wednesday as visiting Oak Ridge held off Ponderosa 2-1 in Delta River League intra-county soccer action. The varsity Trojan goals offset one by Bruin Spencer DeVetter near the end that put Ponderosa right back in contention. All of Wednesday’s […]

No Comment / September 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Falcon volleyball flies by Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge High School Lady Trojan No. 9 Alexa Becker spikes the ball in the game against Christian Brothers Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The final two plays in the Oak Ridge-Christian Brothers nonleague volleyball match Thursday told the story. A clutch Trojan save they watched fall and then a collision on the next serve were typical of a mistake-prone, erratic evening by the Oak Ridge side that resulted in a 26-24, 17-25, 23-25, 20-25 loss to the visiting […]

No Comment / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Second half push carries Oak Ridge water polo past Cougars

OAK RIDGE'S Annie Harriman looks to score in Thursday's intra-county match with El Dorado. Photo by jannaweissphotography.com

EL DORADO — There were no boys, just girls, at Thursday afternoon’s intra-county, nonleague water polo match between host El Dorado High and Oak Ridge. Annie Harriman and Amanda Jones each scored five goals for the varsity Lady Trojans and, coupled with strong second half play, Oak Ridge upended the Cougars 13-6 at the Western […]

No Comment / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge’s Preston Dean takes Rocklin to school

Preston Dean’s two touchdown runs in the last half of the fourth quarter broke a tie to give host Oak Ridge High a 21-7 defensive-oriented preseason win over Rocklin Friday night. Dean went up the middle from 9 yards out with 7:03 left to put the Trojans in the lead before rumbling in for a […]

No Comment / September 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Routsong brothers reunite at Embry Riddle

BROTHERS Jesse Routsong, 18, left, and Jeff, 22, stand in the wrestling room at Ponderosa High School. Cameron park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — When Jesse Routsong returned to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz, last month for his second year of college and his second wrestling season, he had more than new clothes and school supplies with him. His brother Jeff is going as a new recruit. Like most brothers after high school, Jesse and […]

No Comment / September 01, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »