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Trojans drop third straight

LOOMIS — Hoping to reverse its two-game skid to Sierra Foothill League foes Friday at Del Oro to keep postseason ambitions alive, Oak Ridge instead fell victim to the Golden Eagles’ big plays and reverse field scores in a 35-14 loss. The Trojans had wanted their second Placer County trip in three weeks to be fruitful but Del […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy defeats mixed Broncos’ squad

Behind Will Kirk’s team-high four goals, Oak Ridge picked up a key 14-5 victory over visiting Bella Vista Monday at the CSD pool in El Dorado Hills. For the record, the Trojans faced two opponents. Due to a scheduling mishap, the Bronco varsity didn’t enter the water until the third quarter. Oak Ridge, using all its […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struck by Thunder

ROCKLIN — It’s hard telling the more impressive at Rocklin High Friday night: its dance squad, the halftime pyrotechnics show or its football team. Safe guess to say Oak Ridge thinks it’s the latter after the Thunder rolled past the Trojans 59-21 in Sierra Foothill League action. Rocklin, which celebrated its homecoming, owned field positioning all evening. Thunder quarterback […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH academy helps college boxers

BOXING COACH Norm Tavalero, center, stands with his students Manuel Ballestero, right, and Gabriel Mejorado at Urban Sprawl in El Dorado Hills. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The track record of El Dorado County student-athletes going to four-year colleges to continue their careers is impressive. Most, if not all of the major sports are covered: football, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, track and field, cross country, tennis and swimming. But has an area athlete ever gone for boxing? Ever? Thanks to trainer […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Majors fall one run short

GRANITE BAY – Drew Walling’s successive strikeouts stranded Anthony McDaris at second base in the bottom of the sixth inning as Lakeside edged El Dorado Hills 6-5 in District 54 Little League Majors’ All Star action at Feist Park Saturday. El Dorado Hills had battled back from a 5-0 deficit and were in good shape with […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans fall short of D-I banner

OAK RIDGE'S Anna Lippuner draws a crowd of St. Francis Troubadours in Saturday's Sac-Joaquin Division I Section final at Cosumnes Oaks High. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

ELK GROVE — Anna Gregg’s first-half goal stood as St. Francis denied Oak Ridge’s title hopes with Saturday’s 1-0 win at Cosumnes High for the Division I championship in the all-Delta River League final. The Troubadour’s bend-don’t-break defense survived numerous Trojan chances. Alone, Oak Ridge lined up for nine corner kicks and relentlessly crashed the […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Troy wins with walk-off

Logan Denholm’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning drove in Mickey Meinhofer as host and playoff-bound Oak Ridge posted the 7-6 walkoff Senior Day victory over Jesuit Tuesday. Meinhofer had reached on an inning-opening dropped line drive to right field. After Tyson Solis sacrificed and Tanner Ales walked, Denholm […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »