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Big second half for Trojan football

Truman Andrus was met at the goal line but pushed across to score on this 3-yard touchdown reception Friday night. Village Life photo by Jerry Heinzer

Win the turnover battle, win the game. Host Oak Ridge did just that against Vacaville Friday night on Military Appreciation Night, coming away 41-15 victors for the Trojans’ second non league win in two attempts. The Bulldogs (1-1) battled well into the third quarter before Oak Ridge reeled off three unanswered touchdowns to secure the […]

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Schedule: Aug. 29 – Sept. 2, 2016

Monday, Aug. 29 Tennis OR @ Vista, 3:30 Volleyball PHS @ OR, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 Golf OR vs Folsom, Empire Ranch, 4 p.m. Tennis Davis vs OR, Broadstone, 3;30 Wednesday, Aug. 31 Golf UM vs OR, Serrano, 3:30 Thursday, Sept. 1 Golf Vista vs OR, Serrano, 3:30 Tennis St. Francis vs. OR, Broadstone, […]

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U15 comp team wins tourney

The EDHSC U15 comp boys team won the recent Fair Oaks Cup Classic. Top row from left: Kyle Formigli, Jared Dixon, Connor Keane, Parker Thomas, Carson Schumm, Cole Bricca, Max Platt, Nolan Rodriguez. Front row from left: Will Bricca, Brent Malde, Ethan Goode, Ben Diaz, Wyatt Davis, Ben Asperheim

Individual skill development, teamwork, communication and outstanding effort by each player helped the EDHSC U15 comp boys team win the recent Fair Oaks Cup Classic. The players are: Kyle Formigli, Jared Dixon, Connor Keane, Parker Thomas, Carson Schumm, Cole Bricca, Max Platt, Nolan Rodriguez, Will Bricca, Brent Malde, Ethan Goode, Ben Diaz, Wyatt Davis and Ben […]

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Ex-Trojans team up at Fresno State

Kayla Galet's combination of height, speed and long strides in her downfield runs, above left, earned her the nickname "Gazelle." At right, Laurel Maunder's leadership and support for her Oak Ridge teammates made her the unofficial "team mom." Democrat photos by Jackie Penn

After spending the last four seasons elevating the Oak Ridge girl’s lacrosse program, midfielder Kayla Galet and goalie Laurel Maunder want to do the same for Fresno State. Recruited separately, the ex-Trojan duo hope they’ll deliver together the same impact for the Bulldogs that garnered Sierra Foothill and Sacramento Valley League championships and a deep […]

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Schedule: Aug. 24-29, 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 23 Golf *PHS vs OR, Serrano, 3:30 Tennis *St. Francis vs OR, Broadstone, 3:30 Wednesday, Aug. 24 Volleyball *OR vs Placer, 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 Golf *OR vs Roseville, Sierra View, 3:30 *OR vs Woodcreek, Serrano, 3;30 Tennis OR @ Davis, 3:30 Friday, Aug. 26 Football Amador @ UM, 7:30 OR vs […]

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New Zealand softball experience suits Renner

Oak Ridge junior Kelley Renner enjoyed her time competing last month in Hawaii for the New Zealand Junior White Sox softball squad and is hopeful she'll make the roster to play next summer at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Florida. Courtesy photo

Kelley Renner might be the one softball player on the planet able to merge the consumption of frosted flakes and the Haka Maori war dance for a pregame ritual. Huh? Renner didn’t have your ordinary competitive travel softball summer. Rather, the Oak Ridge junior experienced playing for the New Zealand National Junior White Sox team […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Heinz-sight: Missing

Jerry Heinzer

The first installment on payment for last year’s April vote by the Sac-Joaquin Section Board of Managers to move prep soccer to the winter season is deducted this fall as boy’s teams are on hold for several months. No more late-afternoon, early-evening matches under Indian Summer-like conditions to enjoy as the leaves turn. Conversely, no […]

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