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Track & field: Oak Ridge teams register sweeps

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Perfect weather was the backdrop for Wednesday’s Delta River League Track and Field meet between host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge. In varsity competition, the Trojan girls won 11-of-16 events, led by Jasmine Pears’ four first-place finishes, to prevail 89-46. On the boys side, Oak Ridge took 10 events to win 82-57. Troy […]

Comments Off / April 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls respond in NorCal opener

PLEASANTON —  The Oak Ridge girls basketball team went on the road to open NorCals Wednesday night, defeating Amador Valley 57-48 in Division I action. The Trojans’ first game since their 22-point loss in the section semis tested the squad’s resolve. Hitting on 9-of-10 free throws in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge successfully held off […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans don’t bring it

STOCKTON — No first overtime, no second, no thrilling battle, no section title, no Sleep Train Arena … at least for now. Oak Ridge’s quest to avenge last year’s double OT loss in the section finals to Kennedy fell well short Thursday at Stockton’s Spanos Center as the Cougars established early control to eliminate the Lady Trojans 65-42 in girls […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans out after tough loss in the valley

MERCED — Oak Ridge High’s attempt at a game-winning shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer as the Trojans lost a 50-49 heartbreaker to host Golden Valley to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Wednesday. The boys varsity team had its opportunities including an eight-point lead at 40-32 after three quarters and left […]

Comments Off / February 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Four down, two races left in South 1 season

Ponderosa's Reid Lambres attacks a gate — and the course — for his fourth straight win. Courtesy photo

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — South 1 Division alpine skiers and snowboarders completed their third and final Giant Slalom race of the season Monday on Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Lower Main course in front of the lodge. Individually, all four winners from last week: Skiers Reid Lambres (Ponderosa) and Emily Vivian (Oak Ridge); and boarders Katie Harris (El Dorado) and Zachary […]

Comments Off / February 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans blitz Ponderosa

Lady Trojan Jenna Ford moves to keep the ball from Pondo defenders. Photo by Janna Weiss

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Expectations of a tight, competitive intra-county matchup between Oak Ridge and host Ponderosa never materialized as the Lady Trojans, behind a fast start, buried the Bruins 73-30 in Delta River League basketball action Thursday night. Troy’s relentless backcourt pressure, unselfish play and adept shooting early in the first quarter enabled the El Dorado Hills’ […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Repeat wins for year’s second alpine race

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Two races are in the books, as Alpine racers enjoyed a second consecutive Monday of sunshine as skiers and snowboarders attacked Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Lower Powderhorn course in the season’s second Giant Slalom event. Ponderosa won both boys and girls ski as teams in a repeat of last week. The El Dorado girls boarders did the same […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »