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Oak Ridge tennis advances in team playoffs


FOLSOM — Much like the wind that swept through Folsom’s Broadstone Racquet Club Tuesday, Oak Ridge High’s girls tennis team breezed past Napa 7-2 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I team playoffs. The Lady Trojans won four-of-six singles and all three doubles matches from the Monticello Empire League’s second seed. Oak Ridge, the Delta […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans take on Jesuit, and win

CARMICHAEL — Preston Dean shot the gap for a sack of Jesuit quarterback Thomas Sperbeck with 4:47 left Saturday, sealing Oak Ridge High’s hard-fought 14-3 Delta River League victory over the host Marauders. Dean’s key play was one of many turned in by the Trojan defense. Interceptions by Matt Howard, Brandon Herd, Jake Rosada and […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans top Bruins in overtime

Bruin No. 10 Lianna Sybeldon sends the ball over the net, getting Trojans Helena Strube (No. 1) and Alexa Becker (No. 9) off the floor for the block. The Trojans won the match in five games. jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Leave it to intra-county rivals Oak Ridge and Ponderosa to extend a volleyball match to five games and, when that’s not enough, overtime. The Trojans’ never-say-die attitude paid off Tuesday in rallying from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the host Bruins 25-19, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 18-16 in Delta River League action. Oak Ridge trailed late in […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Pleasant Grove blanks Trojan soccer

C.J. HOVERSTEN drives the ball with Pleasant Grove's Nathaniel Deaton on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Visiting Pleasant Grove’s goal nine minutes into the second half accounted for the only scoring on Oct. 3 as the Eagles edged Oak Ridge 1-0 in Delta River League soccer action. The Trojans controlled first-half play but couldn’t capitalize on their offensive chances. Defensively, Oak Ridge broke down and failed to clear an Eagle throw-in […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans bury Fairfield with big second half

FAIRFIELD — Scoring four consecutive third-quarter touchdowns, visiting Oak Ridge broke loose to whip Fairfield 48-6 Friday to close the preseason. The Trojans turned an 11-point halftime lead into a rout — starting with  Bradford Buenzli’s 90-yard touchdown return of the second half kickoff. Oak Ridge improved its record to 4-1 heading into next week’s Delta […]

Comments Off / October 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan soccer slips past Bruins 2-1

OAK RIDGE'S Roger Blum, left, battles Ponderosa's Joe Cornelius in first-half action Wednesday in Shingle Springs. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Sean Woldberg and Roger Blum scored minutes apart late in the second half Wednesday as visiting Oak Ridge held off Ponderosa 2-1 in Delta River League intra-county soccer action. The varsity Trojan goals offset one by Bruin Spencer DeVetter near the end that put Ponderosa right back in contention. All of Wednesday’s […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Falcon volleyball flies by Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge High School Lady Trojan No. 9 Alexa Becker spikes the ball in the game against Christian Brothers Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The final two plays in the Oak Ridge-Christian Brothers nonleague volleyball match Thursday told the story. A clutch Trojan save they watched fall and then a collision on the next serve were typical of a mistake-prone, erratic evening by the Oak Ridge side that resulted in a 26-24, 17-25, 23-25, 20-25 loss to the visiting […]

Comments Off / September 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »