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Four down, two races left in South 1 season

Ponderosa's Reid Lambres attacks a gate — and the course — for his fourth straight win. Courtesy photo

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — South 1 Division alpine skiers and snowboarders completed their third and final Giant Slalom race of the season Monday on Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Lower Main course in front of the lodge. Individually, all four winners from last week: Skiers Reid Lambres (Ponderosa) and Emily Vivian (Oak Ridge); and boarders Katie Harris (El Dorado) and Zachary […]

Comments Off / February 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans blitz Ponderosa

Lady Trojan Jenna Ford moves to keep the ball from Pondo defenders. Photo by Janna Weiss

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Expectations of a tight, competitive intra-county matchup between Oak Ridge and host Ponderosa never materialized as the Lady Trojans, behind a fast start, buried the Bruins 73-30 in Delta River League basketball action Thursday night. Troy’s relentless backcourt pressure, unselfish play and adept shooting early in the first quarter enabled the El Dorado Hills’ […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Repeat wins for year’s second alpine race

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Two races are in the books, as Alpine racers enjoyed a second consecutive Monday of sunshine as skiers and snowboarders attacked Sierra-at-Tahoe’s Lower Powderhorn course in the season’s second Giant Slalom event. Ponderosa won both boys and girls ski as teams in a repeat of last week. The El Dorado girls boarders did the same […]

Comments Off / January 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trylovich inks tennis deal with Sac State

Lady Trojan Tori Trylovich will play for Sac State. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Tori Trylovich, Oak Ridge High’s No. 1 player on the girls singles ladder the past four years, signed a Letter of Intent to continue her career as a member of the California State University, Sacramento, tennis program. The Trojan recently completed her final season after leading Oak Ridge into the section semifinals. At first, Trylovich […]

Comments Off / November 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans dominate in playoff rematch

Joyous Trojan Jacob Proul celebrates his team's victory over Burbank High School on Saturday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Victory gives Trojans section title shot SACRAMENTO — Containing an explosive, run-oriented offense on one side of the ball and producing enough points on the other, Oak Ridge handled Burbank 24-6 Saturday at Titan Stadium. With the Sac-Joaquin Division I semifinal playoff win, the Trojans (12-1) return to the section title game for the first […]

Comments Off / November 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Lady Trojans survive quarterfinals scare

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge girls tennis team advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section semifinals after Monday’s 5-4 win over Armijo at the Broadstone Racquet Club but it wasn’t easy. After the Trojans cruised to singles wins behind No. 1 Tori Trylovich and No. 3 Teja Chalamcherla in the daylight, the stubborn Monticello Empire League champs […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo ends Bruins’ season

Bryan Cole scored consecutive goals to break a fourth period tie as Oak Ridge held off host Ponderosa 11-9 to close the regular season at the Aquatics Center Wednesday afternoon. A lot rode on the outcome, hence the big crowd for the final intra-county match under a downpour, sun and a double rainbow. The Trojans’ […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »