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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, […]

Comments Off / May 16, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge comeback downright ‘dirty’

Oak Ridge Seniors/Coaches from left: head coach Sheri Millhollin, Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst, CJ Harger, coach Shasta Millhollin, coach Alyssa Kimball. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Victory or defeat in Oak Ridge’s Senior Night match against Nevada Union rested squarely on the shoulders of Trojan seniors Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst and CJ Harger. They knew it, coaches Sheri Millhollin, Shasta Millhollin and Alyssa Kimball knew it, former coach Melanie DeMure knew it and the Miners were about […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan lacrosse buries Broncos

Oak Ridge's Emma Reed, white headband, signs a team photo for a young member of the EDH Youth Lacrosse Team after scoring eight goals in Friday's win. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Tying its season-high scoring output for the second time this season, Oak Ridge routed visiting Bella Vista 21-0 Friday night in girl’s nonleague action under the lights. Emma Reed tallied eight goals to lead the onslaught while Kayla Galet added four. The Trojans now turn their attention to this week’s crucial showdown with Davis that […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »


Volleyball Oak Ridge def. by Del Oro 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 23-25 — Kills: Wyatt Rowland, 15; Connor Peterson, 12; Max Watson, 8. Blocks: Watson, 3; Austin Frese, 2; Ryan Hurst, 2. Digs: CJ Hargar, 31; Frese, 21; Peterson, 18; Rowland, 10; Hurst, 8. Assists: Frese, 30; Hurst, 7. Serve rec: Peterson, 27; Rowland, 24; Hargar, 20; […]

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Softball: Oak Ridge JV wins clashes

Tournament Champs — From left: Haley Orchard, Katie Dunnigan, Kevyn Freehill, Michelle Dennin, Kaci Pebley. Back row from left: Head Coach Kevin Pebley, Jordyn Poderick, Brooke Niemiec, Reagan Hunt, Sky Linnane, Bailee Leese, Aly Burkitt. Courtesy photo

ANTELOPE — The Oak Ridge JV softball team defeated Wheatland 8-2, Benicia 7-2, Rocklin 7-0 in the semifinals and Whitney 4-1 to sew up the Clash of Titans tournament title last weekend.

Comments Off / April 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »