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Oak Ridge baseball edges Bruins

TROJAN PITCHER Austin Ales gets ready to throw another strike. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Chris Muse-Fisher’s game-ending strikeout of the only batter he faced stranded runners at the corners Saturday as host Oak Ridge held on for a 4-3 Delta River League win over Ponderosa. The Bruins’ uprising began after Trojan starter Austin Ales easily retired the first two in the top of the seventh; he needed one more […]

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

Trojan girls fly past Eagles

Marissa Ribeiro’s hat trick sparked an offensive explosion for the Oak Ridge High soccer team Wednesday and the Lady Trojans, behind a season-high number of goals, routed visiting Pleasant Grove 5-zip. Oak Ridge, which improved to 2-2-3 in the Delta River League, carried a 1-0 lead to the second half. Ribeiro scored twice more, Tiffani Reimers headed one […]

Comments Off / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins edge Troy on Kimball’s penalty kick

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SHINGLE SPRINGS — Jenna Hufford’s last-second block of Carisa Rivers’ turn shot made for a dramatic finish in Monday’s Ponderosa-Oak Ridge Delta River League soccer matchup. The denial of the Trojans’ best attempt preserved a lead the host Bruins made stand for a 1-0 victory. Hufford, Ponderosa’s goalie, saw little action thanks to the Bruins’ last line of […]

Comments Off / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans split Monday games; Union Mine falls

Luke Eicher’s two-run single capped a five-run third and a two-run single from Alec De Watteville came during a four-run fourth as host Oak Ridge defeated Yuba City 10-6 Monday afternoon in Surewest-Woodcreek Invitational Tournament play. The offense, including three RBIs from catcher Cody Morris, supported the pitching of Austin Ales who received last-out help […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Area baseball teams have mixed results over busy Spring Break

EL DORADO HILLS — Graham Bennett held Inderkum hitless Tuesday and Union Mine scored a baker’s dozen in the top of the third inning en route to toppling Inderkum 13-0 via the mercy rule in the third day of the Surewest-Woodcreek Invitational baseball tournament at Oak Ridge. Inderkum left two runners on in each of the first two innings […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans go ‘Pink’ to give Folsom the blues

Oak Ridge High pitcher, Kasey Stanchek winds up for the pitch with teammate, Haley Anderson ready on first. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Kasey Stanchek allowed just one hit while striking out a dozen Friday and Jenessa Jeppesen’s second-inning lead-off home run to straightaway center field stood up as the game-winner as host Oak Ridge downed neighboring Folsom 9-0 in Delta River League softball action. Both teams donned various combinations of the color pink on their uniforms in support […]

Comments Off / April 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans battle the Huskies in scoreless match

Ashley Pearl can use all the technical jargon she wants to describe stopping several point-blank Sheldon shots in the second half that saved Oak Ridge’s hide but that still doesn’t explain how the Trojan goalie single-handedly helped her team avoid a loss. On the other side, the Huskies boarded the bus wondering how they didn’t […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »