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Delta River League crowns local Track/Field champs

Lady Trojan Shannon Trumbull, jumps over the last hurdle in the 100 meter race. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Qualifiers advance to Divisionals SHINGLE SPRINGS — Thursday’s Delta River League Track and Field finals was where host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge crown 13 individuals and one relay team league champions. All but six titles came on the track. The top five finishers in each category qualified for this week’s Divisional Time Trials and Finals […]

Comments Off / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball crushes Ponderosa

Trojan Alec de Watteville tags out Bruin Alex Lytle who didn't have time to get to third base. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Alex Fitchett and Lance Berringer combined to hit for the cycle and drive in seven runs Monday as host Oak Ridge romped past Ponderosa 15-1 in a Delta River League mercy-rule shortened four and a half inning baseball game, the first of a season-ending three-game series between the intra-county rivals. The Trojans had seven extra-base […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis advances

Nic Atkinson returns a shot in his match against Tracy's Anthony Klassen. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

FOLSOM — If extra rest or practice time helps in the sport of tennis than Oak Ridge has both after making quick work of Tracy 9-0 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Tuesday at Broadstone Racquet Club. The victory advanced the Trojans to Monday’s quarterfinal at Davis, a squad that eliminated Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Winless weekend for Oak Ridge girls lacrosse

Oak Ridge's Morgan Bakarich, right, grabs possession as she emerges from the pack during Saturday's game against Marin Catholic. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team dropped two home games in less than 24 hours over the weekend — falling 12-7 to Granite Bay Friday evening and losing 19-7 to Marin Catholic Saturday afternoon. The second match was the toughest. Highly ranked in the NorCal section, Marin took it to the Trojans under partly cloudy […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bay-bound Oak Ridge girls to face Berkeley again

Oak Ridge's Katie Hoisington pulls up from the foul line in Saturday's NorCal quarterfinals win against Heritage. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High’s backcourt of Jenna Klein and Jenn Hoffman combined for 19 points as the Lady Trojans led start to finish in their 44-29 NorCal victory over Heritage-Brentwood Saturday night in El Dorado Hills. Dealing with the Patriot’s physicality wasn’t pretty but Oak Ridge effectively grinded its way to next week’s semifinals where Troy […]

Comments Off / March 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls win NorCal opener

Oak Ridge's Nikki Dow drives to the basket in Wednesday's win over Washington. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

EL DORADO HILLS — It didn’t have the urgency of a section title game or atmosphere of Power Balance Pavilion but Oak Ridge’s CIF NorCal home opener Wednesday was vastly more important in that the Lady Trojans had to win or call it a season. With the stakes high for both Troy and Washington High, […]

Comments Off / March 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans show depth in big win over Bruins

Oak Ridge's Haley Anderson goes up for a shot on the Bruin defense Wednesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Flexing its collective muscle, Oak Ridge turned in a complete team effort Wednesday to overwhelm host Ponderosa 68-28 in Delta River League girls basketball action. Eleven Lady Trojans scored, led by Haley Anderson with 12 points. Katie Hoisington’s quick seven points to start the third quarter was the lethal blow as Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »