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Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Oak Ridge skiers Parker Doshier and Allena Thompson duplicated last week’s winning efforts at Monday’s first slalom race under great weather conditions at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Team-wise, the Trojan boys, with five top-10 finishers, out-pointed Ponderosa 389-369 with El Dorado (355) in third and Union Mine (221) fourth. The girl’s side had the only deviation as […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans win dual, 6th at Morro Bay

Mikey Mello lifts a Del Oro wrestler across the mat last Thursday. Photo by Kristin Bicocca

MORRO BAY — Six Oak Ridge wrestlers placed at last weekend’s Sam Boyd CIT Tournament at Morrow Bay High School. The top Trojan to medal was Mikey Mello (128 pounds) in second place. Four others placed sixth: Jackson Redhair (134), Ricky Mello (140), Bobby Mello (154) and AJ Bicocca (162). Nick Diaz (182) was seventh. […]

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

Lady Trojans get it done

The play wasn’t pretty nor textbook but in the end it was effective for the Oak Ridge girls who defeated Del Oro 54-31 at home last Wednesday evening. The win improved the Lady Trojans to 5-0 in the Sierra Foothill League, 18-1 overall. Oak Ridge missed shots, free throws and turned the ball over. But […]

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

Scoreboard: Jan. 18, 2016

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 68, Woodcreek 41 — The Lady Trojans grabbed a 38-16 halftime lead in Wednesday’s SFL road victory. Boys basketball Oak Ridge 40, Woodcreek 63 — The host Timberwolves pulled away with a 40-24 second half in Tuesday’s SFL win. Matt Battaglia led the Trojans with 20 points while Spencer Duane and […]

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

Trojan wrestling toppled

Preston Cobabe puts the squeeze to his Del Oro opponent last Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge’s late-match bid to overcome Del Oro stalled in last Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League dual meet when the visiting defending section champs clamped down in the middle weights to emerge 42-24 victors. The Trojans were within 31-24 with three matches left. In need of points, Oak Ridge managed just escapes […]

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

Alpine Racing: Diel, Thompson post wins

Oak Ridge's Allena Thompson  won last Monday's South 1 Division Giant Slalom ski races at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — On time, on schedule and on location, Monday’s South 1 Division opener went off without a hitch as local ski and snowboarders completed the season’s first Giant Slalom race at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Unlike last season when Mother Nature forced a delay and then shift to Northstar, conditions, under a mix of sunshine and clouds, […]

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

Battaglia, Compton and Co. rock Rocklin

Cole Compton, pictured earlier this season, scored, rebounded, blocked and assisted in Oak Ridge's victory Saturday over Rocklin. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

Playing less than 24 hours after an exciting overtime victory in Grass Valley, Oak Ridge returned home to defeat Rocklin 71-47 in an early evening Sierra Foothill League matchup Saturday. Matt Battaglia, behind a fast start and strong finish, scored a game-high 25 points while Cole Compton recorded added 17 points, 8 rebounds, several blocks […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »