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Trojans crush Huskies

SACRAMENTO — Rebounding in resounding fashion from last week’s loss to Folsom, Oak Ridge crushed host Sheldon 63-7 in Delta River League action Friday night. The Trojans led 49-0 before the Huskies scored on special teams. Even the high-flying, gymnastic-oriented Oak Ridge cheerleaders kicked you-know-what with their halftime performance. “I knew this team would be […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan spikers rally past Bruins

Lady Trojan Hayley Corell, left, hits the ball over Bruin Kylie Christensen during Wednesday's intra-county match.  VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins

Two things disappeared after the third set of Wednesday’s intra-county volleyball match between host Oak Ridge and Ponderosa — the Trojans’ need to regroup and discuss matters and the Bruins’ momentum going forward. Down two games to one, Oak Ridge reversed course to rally for the 25-22, 18-25, 15-25, 25-13, 15-6 Delta River League victory. Troy […]

Comments Off / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans overcome Vacaville 24-21

JOSH WELLMAN dashes to the outside against Vacaville. Photo courtesy of Bailey McBride, ORHS Yearbook staff

VACAVILLE — Byron Spain’s twisting, reach-back 11-yard grab of a Jason Samuels’ delivery put Oak Ridge ahead with a minute left and the defense held on as a Vacaville’s game-tying field goal attempt fell short — preserving the Trojans’ hard-fought 24-21 nonleague victory Friday night. Nick Gordon’s strip and Josh Wellman’s fumble recovery halted a […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Fluke mishap injures Ponderosa swimmer


Ponderosa High swimmer Zachary Pickett suffered a serious injury days before the start of the 2012-13 school year, leaving a void on the Shingle Springs’ campus. Lifeguarding at Cameron Park Lake, the junior class president simply ran into the water and dove in to cool off, according to his dad Tod. Tragically, Zachary struck an unseen […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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 »