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Trojan football gets tense road win

Oak Ridge's Austin Eastman displays the ball after his last-minute onside-kick recovery cemented Troy's win. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

LOOMIS — The victor of the Oak Ridge-Del Oro gridiron clash wasn’t the one who scored last … rather … it was who had final control of the ball after 48 action-packed minutes. Friday’s Sierra Foothill League matchup was that tight. Thanks to Austin Eastman’s onside-kick recovery with inside of a minute to play, the […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wins SFL title

Trojan Emily Gillingham splits two Bulldog blockers on this kill from last week's SFL match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Host Oak Ridge turned in a complete team performance effort in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League match with Folsom, defeating the neighboring Bulldogs 25-13, 25-16, 25-14 to win the league banner. At 10-0, the Lady Trojans now look to go undefeated in back-to-back seasons. Rocklin’s 3-0 loss to Granite Bay insured Oak Ridge the title outright. […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge defense steps to forefront

EARLY HURT — Trojan Devin Kemp puts Rocklin quarterback Cade Wyant to the turf for a second-play sack Friday night. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

ROCKLIN — Stingy second-half defense spearheaded by two interceptions and two fourth-down stops led Oak Ridge past host Rocklin 27-15 in Sierra Foothill League action Friday night. Trojan quarterback Marco Baldacchino accounted for two touchdowns and running back Michael Pittman the other while Justin Poerio added a pair of field goals as Oak Ridge improved […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR water polo splits

Trojan Eryqa Flores, left, applies the defense in last week's meet against Del Oro. Photo by Doug Thompson

Leading nearly start to finish Wednesday, the Oak Ridge varsity boys posted a solid win over Del Oro 13-7 at the CSD, home of Trojans’ aquatics. Earlier, the Lady Trojans fell short in their comeback attempt to open the afternoon against the defending section champions. Troy led 6-3 at the half and held the edge […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard: Sept. 12, 2016

Golf Oak Ridge 201, Rocklin 219 Oak Ridge 186, Woodcreek 234 Boys Water Polo S. Roche Invitational Oak Ridge 13, Half Moon Bay 12 Oak Ridge 5, Soquel 14 — Goals: John Dutra, 3; Jake Bowers; Cole Tilley. Assists: Garrett Hassian; Gaurav Addagatla; Dutra. Saves: Connor Gould, 5. Oak Ridge 4, Menlo 15 — Goals: […]

Comments Off / September 12, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: Sept. 14-20, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 14 Cross Country OR @ SFL Meet, Willow Hills, 5:45 Tennis Nevada Union vs OR, Broadstone, 3;30 Volleyball Del Oro @ OR, 6 p.m. Water Polo Del Oro vs OR, CSD, 3:45, 5:45 Thursday, Sept. 15 Golf OR vs Del Oro, Morgan Creek GC, 3:30 Volleyball OR @ Durango Classic Friday, Sept. 16 […]

Comments Off / September 12, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foundation solid for Oak Ridge girls volleyball

Oak Ridge's Shannon Dwyer sets teammate Hailey Maniglia during last week's Foundation Game intra-county match at Ponderosa. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Overcoming a slow start, Oak Ridge swept host Ponderosa 25-23, 25-12, 25-19 in last week’s 14th round of the annual Foundation Games. The Bruins enjoyed an early 9-3 first-set lead before the Trojans, behind the play of Cameryn Collie, Gracie Rowland and Shannon Dwyer, mounted a comeback and caught Ponderosa at 11-all. […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »