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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 »

Oak Ridge soccer unlucky, unfortunate and unable against St. Francis

LADY TROJAN No. 12 Lauren Whited moved the ball past a St. Francis player. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

With the wind at its back, St. Francis tallied a trio of second-half goals to pin a 3-0 defeat on host Oak Ridge in Delta River League soccer action Wednesday afternoon. In need of a league win, the Trojans found little success at the offensive end with few if any shot opportunities but did well […]

1 Comment / April 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans lacrosse can’t quite catch Granite Bay

Oak Ridge's No. 15 Megan Lee makes a goal. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Despite a late second-half charge by the host Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team Tuesday, Granite Bay held on for the 12-9 Sacramento Valley League victory. Trailing by five, the Lady Trojans broke from a timeout determined to come back with 8:29 left in the second half. Megan Lee pushed her way through the Grizzly defense […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball escapes late-game rally for win over rival Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS  — The Trojans withstood a seventh-inning rally to beat Ponderosa 6-4 in Tuesday’s Delta River League varsity baseball matchup. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Chris Muse-Fisher went the distance, striking out seven while allowing four runs on 10 hits. Heading into the bottom of the seventh the Bruins were pegged with a five-run deficit, but […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struggle to match potent Roseville offense

Oak Ridge mounted a seventh-inning two-out rally to bring the deficit to four, but ultimately fell 8-4 to Roseville in Friday’s non-conference varsity baseball match-up. Entering the final frame for the Trojans, pinch-hitting outfielder Cody Uharriet stepped up to the plate with two outs and two runners on. Sitting on a 2-1 fastball, Uharriet sent […]

Comments Off / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge softball keeps Ponderosa scoreless

CONTACT — Oak Ridge Lady Trojan No. 7 Haley Anderson smacks the ball during the game against Ponderosa Tuesday evening. Village Lifecrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Defeating Oak Ridge High softball is one thing, pinning the loss on its ace Kasey Stanchek is quite another as visiting Ponderosa found out March 29. Taking advantage of two first-inning runs without the benefit of a hit and behind Stanchek on the mound, the Trojans dealt Ponderosa its first loss — winning the Delta […]

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

Trojan boys rip Capital Christian

SET UP — Connor Dunham sets the ball for Trent Stigerts against Capital Christian. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It wasn’t “easy” playing for or coaching Oak Ridge High in its volleyball match March 22 with visiting Capital Christian — it was too easy. No matter who occupied the court, the Trojans scored at will and with additional points via Cougar errors, the hosts rolled to the 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 non-conference win. “Our subs […]

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