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Root Division I discus champ

Trojan shot putter Jack Root competes at last Friday's Division I meet in Elk Grove. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge’s Jack Root followed up his first place showing earlier in the week in the discus throw with a solid second place showing in Friday’s shot put finals at the Division I Meet at Elk Grove. Root had the early lead with a 54-2 heave, a personal best, until overtaken by […]

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Volleyball: Oak Ridge falls to No. 1 Roseville

ROSEVILLE — Unable to carry over early momentum, Oak Ridge fell in four sets to top-seed Roseville Tuesday in boy’s Division I section semifinal playoff action. The Trojans rocked the host Tigers in the second set to force a best-of-three scenario but Roseville took it from there to prevail 25-18, 18-25, 25-13, 25-20 and end […]

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ORHS baseball gets sweep

John cross struck out 10 in his five innings Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Nolan Dreisbach put down a sixth-inning uprising to preserve John Cross’ win Wednesday and Beau Philip fanned the side in the seventh as host Oak Ridge ended the regular season with a Senior Day 6-2 victory over neighboring Folsom. A day earlier, the Trojans (15-3) claimed the Sierra Foothill League title outright, part of their […]

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Trojan lacrosse splits NCS matches

Oak Ridge enjoyed a comfortable North Coast Section opening round playoff win at home Wednesday, dispatching Jesuit 12-3. Troy prevented Jesuit from scoring a single goal in the second half after leading 6-3 after two quarters. Oak Ridge saw its season end Saturday, going scoreless in the second half and overtime in an 8-7 loss […]

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Scoreboard

Nico Dolley

Lacrosse North Coast Section Championships
 Oak Ridge girls 11, San Ramon Valley 7 — The Lady Trojans won Friday’s second-round NCS playoff match. Goals: Emma Reed, 3; Brianne Gross, 2; Kacie Weidert, 2; Aly De Caro, Kayla Galet, Skylar Schuette; Sam Donaghey. Assists: Gross; Schuette. Saves: Laurel Maunder, 9; Ashley Laing, 2. Oak Ridge girls 13, […]

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Trojans win first two; get No. 1 Roseville

Oak Ridge's Wyatt Rowland is airborne for this kill against Ponderosa in Tuesday's playoff opener. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge’s take-no-prisoners approach in its second-round CIF Division I quarterfinal playoff match worked for the most part Thursday as the host Trojans eliminated Jesuit in straight sets 25-12, 25-22, 25-14. Except for the second set, the Marauders fought uphill the entire evening. Oak Ridge started quickly but let its guard down in the middle […]

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Trojans go overtime for SVL title

SCOREBOARD! — The Oak Ridge girls varsity lacrosse players and coaches in front of the final score from last Friday's championship win. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Samantha Donaghey scored with 21 seconds left in sudden-death overtime Friday as host Oak Ridge defeated Granite Bay 13-12 to capture the Sacramento Valley League Championship. Brianne Gross’ last of four goals sent the match to OT where Kayla Galet controlled the draw. The Lady Trojans never lost possession and won it when Donaghey dropped […]

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