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Trojans hold off Granite Bay

Tyus Millhollin’s game-high 22 points, including 11 in a key third-quarter push, lifted host Oak Ridge past Granite Bay 56-49 to close the first round of Sierra Delta League play Friday night. Millhollin scored all but six of his points in the second half. The Trojans (3-3) held off the Grizzlies (2-4) by making 6-of-8 free […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans take Toss Up title

Trojan Briana Dulgar tears up-court in Tuesday's Toss Up final against Pleasant Grove. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Peters MVP; McCoy, Derksen All Tourney Oak Ridge High’s burst of fourth-quarter offense gave it the lead, cushion and eventual 51-41 win over Pleasant Grove in last Tuesday’s championship game of the 20th annual Trojan Toss Up Tournament. Former league and playoff adversaries, the two finalists were embroiled in a one-point affair after three quarters before Oak […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan captain delivered on/off the court

Teja Chalamcherla helped the Lady Trojans win a section title this year. Coach Ralph Clark commended the senior for her leadership skills. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Though the Lady Trojans tennis squad fell short at the NorCal Tournament, the team still has plenty to be proud of, especially when it comes to its leadership. As one of three tennis team captains and clearly the most visible, senior Teja Chalamcherla didn’t think twice about assuming the role as team leader. Oak Ridge coach Ralph Clark […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge showcases new logo

Oak Ridge Assistant Principal Ron Thomas, center, performs in front of a full house at the high school's new school logo launch, seen on screen. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Nov. 12 Re-Branding Launch Event at Oak Ridge High was a rousing success — evidenced by the standing-room-only crowd that packed the Trojan Arena on a weeknight. Those attending were entertained with singing, music, dancing, fashion and more from the 370 student performers and witnessed the unveiling of the school’s new athletic logo — a […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fight for it but fall short

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge’s quest to advance past the first round of Friday’s NorCal Tournament ended in disappointment when No. 5 seeded Miramonte used a doubles sweep to eliminate the No. 4 Lady Trojans 4-3 at the Natomas Racquet Club. Ahead 3-2 on the strength of three singles wins, Oak Ridge needed one of its […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan tennis captures section title

The Lady Trojans pose with the well-deserved section banner they earned on Nov. 12. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — On a day Oak Ridge High unveiled its new sports logo, the old one in use still packed a punch as the Lady Trojans, behind steely determination, captured the Sac-Joaquin Division I section title Wednesday afternoon at Broadstone Racquet Club — defeating Rocklin 7-2 in an all-Sierra Foothill League final. The banner was the second in program […]

Comments Off / November 13, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Oak Ridge girls halfway there

FOLSOM — Because the NFL’s Oakland Raiders are currently 0-9, was Oak Ridge senior Teja Chalamcherla’s Raider cap subliminal messaging in that 0-9 translated in team tennis terms is the worst possible outcome? Maybe. Were the rearranged court-assignments by Trojan coach Ralph Clark — you now need a map to figure it out — meant to throw Franklin off […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »