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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 »

South 1 Division opener is in the books

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Finally. After two weeks without snow and another under the threat of too much, South I Division varsity ski and snowboarders shook off the rain Thursday to complete the season’s first Giant Slalom race on Lower Main at Sierra-at-Tahoe. El Dorado and Ponderosa emerged the big winners, splitting the six team awards while […]

Comments Off / January 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestlers pull away from Jesuit

OAK RIDGE'S Xavier Lopez drives back Jesuit's Teo Marshall in Wednesday's Delta River League dual meet. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Trey Reese’s pin in his 132-pound match gave Oak Ridge the lead for good Wednesday as Oak Ridge wrestling opened the Delta River League season with a 49-16 dual meet victory over visiting Jesuit. Reese’s win started a stretch of victories in which Trojans won seven of the final eight matches. Oak Ridge benefited from four […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans claim Toss Up trophy in win over Kennedy

OAK RIDGE'S Lauren Sende goes to the bucket in first-half action of Friday's Toss Up championship game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Lauren Sende scored 16 points, pulled in 13 rebounds and blocked two shots Friday to help lift Oak Ridge past Kennedy 61-49 for the Lady Trojan Toss Up title. Nicknamed “The Beast,”Sende scored 10 quick points in a competitive opening quarter before Troy’s 1-2-2 zone took over against the smaller Cougars who struggled offensively to […]

Comments Off / December 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins drop foundation twinbill

PONDEROSA'S Nicco Bruks shoots over Falcon Mitesh Patel in Monday's Foundation Game in Shingle Springs. Photo by jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Four of the 156 Sac-Joaquin Section basketball teams participating in Monday’s Foundation Games were in action at Ponderosa High as the Bruins hosted Christian Brothers for a varsity girls/boys doubleheader. The unofficial lead-in to the 2011-12 season  — games that don’t count toward standings, power rankings or contacts — had the Falcons […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »