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Alpine Race No. 4 in the books

Trojan Michelle Dennin took sixth in the last GS race. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — The South 1 Division completed its third Giant Slalom race last Monday at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Oak Ridge’s Dallas Diel won the boy’s ski race, edging out teammate Parker Doshier. On the girl’s side, Allena Thompson was second. Complete results are at south1race.org.

Comments Off / February 09, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge athletes sign

Eleven Trojan athletes took part in last week's Letter of Intent signing ceremony at the Oak Ridge campus' multi-purpose room. Seated from left: Laura Soper, basketball, University of Puget Sound; Kristina O'Donnell, soccer, University of Oklahoma; Elizabeth Cameron. volleyball, Babson College. Standing back row from left: Gage Webb, lacrosse, Lynchburg College; Brendan Galbreath, baseball, Occidental College' John Moestopo, football, Southern Oregon University; Brock Martin, football, Southern Oregon University; Ian Book, football, Notre Dame; Luke Goins, football, Southern Oregon University; Connor Folden, football, Montana State; Kevin Kassis, football, Montana State. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge held a signing ceremony last week in the multi purpose room that saw 11 athletes sign Letter Of Intents to play college sports.

Comments Off / February 09, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Oak Ridge skiers Parker Doshier and Allena Thompson duplicated last week’s winning efforts at Monday’s first slalom race under great weather conditions at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Team-wise, the Trojan boys, with five top-10 finishers, out-pointed Ponderosa 389-369 with El Dorado (355) in third and Union Mine (221) fourth. The girl’s side had the only deviation as […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans win dual, 6th at Morro Bay

Mikey Mello lifts a Del Oro wrestler across the mat last Thursday. Photo by Kristin Bicocca

MORRO BAY — Six Oak Ridge wrestlers placed at last weekend’s Sam Boyd CIT Tournament at Morrow Bay High School. The top Trojan to medal was Mikey Mello (128 pounds) in second place. Four others placed sixth: Jackson Redhair (134), Ricky Mello (140), Bobby Mello (154) and AJ Bicocca (162). Nick Diaz (182) was seventh. […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans get it done

The play wasn’t pretty nor textbook but in the end it was effective for the Oak Ridge girls who defeated Del Oro 54-31 at home last Wednesday evening. The win improved the Lady Trojans to 5-0 in the Sierra Foothill League, 18-1 overall. Oak Ridge missed shots, free throws and turned the ball over. But […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard: Jan. 18, 2016

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 68, Woodcreek 41 — The Lady Trojans grabbed a 38-16 halftime lead in Wednesday’s SFL road victory. Boys basketball Oak Ridge 40, Woodcreek 63 — The host Timberwolves pulled away with a 40-24 second half in Tuesday’s SFL win. Matt Battaglia led the Trojans with 20 points while Spencer Duane and […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestling toppled

Preston Cobabe puts the squeeze to his Del Oro opponent last Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge’s late-match bid to overcome Del Oro stalled in last Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League dual meet when the visiting defending section champs clamped down in the middle weights to emerge 42-24 victors. The Trojans were within 31-24 with three matches left. In need of points, Oak Ridge managed just escapes […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »