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Brozek’s commonality split for Jr. Trojans

Twin sisters Reese, left, and Riley Brozek took on different roles for the Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Jr. Pee Wee football team during the fall season. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

They’re identical, yet different … similar, yet contrastive. Ten year-old sisters Riley and Reese Brozek, for all their genetic resemblance, do diverge at times. Take this past fall. The two El Dorado Hills, Silva Valley fifth-grade identical twins joined the Oak Ridge Junior Trojan football program, one as a cheerleader, the other in helmet and […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis drops NorCal opener

FOLSOM — Whether snake bit, unlucky or over-matched, Oak Ridge girls tennis will have to wait at least another year for its first-ever NorCal win. Hosting the 10-team tournament last weekend at the Broadstone Racquet Club, their third straight NorCal appearance, the Lady Trojans fell 5-2 to Saratoga in their first match Friday, ending their […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis regroups for NorCals

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge’s comeback in an attempt to defend as Division I section champions fell short last Thursday as Rocklin edged the Lady Trojans 5-4 in a repeat of last year’s title match. Play stretched under the lights at Broadstone Racquet Club as Oak Ridge fought off the chill to get within 4-3. The […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis shares SFL title

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FOLSOM — Oak Ridge celebrated its Senior Day Tuesday and played its final regular season home match, defeating Granite Bay 7-2. The Lady Trojans swept doubles play and won 4-of-6 singles to avenge an earlier loss to the Grizzlies. The victory, coupled with Rocklin’s loss to Del Oro, created a 3-way tie atop the Sierra […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge win sets up Folsom showdown

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GRASS VALLEY — Behind efficient first-half passing and an effective second-half ground game, Oak Ridge spoiled Nevada Union’s Senior Night 38-7 Friday in Sierra Foothill League action. The Trojans’ victory sets up Friday’s big game against Folsom for the league title. Troy’s Ian Book completed 12-of-18 passes for 207 yards and three touchdowns — all […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: Oct. 7-13, 2015

Wednesday, Oct. 7 Cross country OR @ SFL No. 2 meet, Nevada Union, 4 p.m. Golf OR @ Sierra High Invite, Manteca, 8 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 Golf Del Oro @ OR, Serrano CC, 3:30 Volleyball Granite Bay @ OR, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 Football OR @ Granite Bay, 7:30 Saturday, Oct. 10 Cross […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans pick up overtime victory

Oak Ridge quarterback Ian Book rolls out and looks upfield for an open receiver in Friday's overtime win over Woodcreek. Photo by Alisson Harris

ROSEVILLE — How much edge-of-your-seat suspense can one football program endure? If you’re Oak Ridge, the answer is a lot. Hours after their JV team won on a thrilling last-second play, the Trojan varsity outlasted host Woodcreek 35-28 in overtime to open the Sierra Foothill League schedule. What 48 regulation minutes couldn’t decide, the back […]

Comments Off / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »