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Trojan girls hold off Kennedy

Boys fall 64-47 Ali Bettencourt scored a game-high 23 points, hitting all six of her free throws in the last two minutes, as host Oak Ridge held off a furious fourth-quarter Kennedy rally to defeat the Cougars 52-39 in a Division I section playoff opener Tuesday night. Kennedy had cut its once 22-point deficit to […]

Comments Off / February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge goes 10-0

Oak Ridge's Jenn Hoffman moves past two Pondo defenders during last Tuesday's game. The Lady Trojans decidedly won the intra-county match. Photo courtesy of Michael Bettencourt

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge’s 16-1 run to open the second half, led by nine consecutive points from Ali Bettencourt, decided Tuesday’s intra-county matchup with host Ponderosa. The burst opened a big lead and carried the Lady Trojans to the 76-40 victory. The win closed the Delta River League schedule, giving Troy a perfect 10-0 […]

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

Oak Ridge girls perfect in league

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge’s 16-1 run to open the second half, led by nine consecutive points from Ali Bettencourt, decided Tuesday’s intra-county matchup with host Ponderosa. The burst opened a big lead and carried the Lady Trojans to the 76-40 victory. The win closed the Delta River League schedule, giving Troy a perfect 10-0 […]

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

Bruins tie Trojans for second place

Ponderosa's Austin Ward and Oak Ridge's Josh Ploke (101) face off.

Ponderosa qualifies 13, Oak Ridge 12 SHINGLE SPRINGS — It was a successful outing for both the Oak Ridge and host Ponderosa at Saturday’s Delta River League wrestling championships. At stake was advancement to next week’s Divisionals. Of the 26 varsity Bruins and Trojans who took to the mat, all but one moves on. Oak […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans sink Sheldon

Another impressive perimeter shooting display featuring 10 three-pointers carried Oak Ridge past Sheldon 66-43 Friday. The Trojans’ Delta River League win came on Senior Night as the program honored Ali Bettencourt, Jenn Hoffman, Michelle Barkley and Celeste Vitolas. “It’s a special group — fun to be around, fun to coach and great people,” Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

South 1 return to Sierra a success

Oak Ridge skier Allena Thompson makes on her second run of the day. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Good weather, great conditions and familiar terrain was some of the backdrop as South 1 Division alpine racers were back in action Wednesday at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The other? Enough snow from a recent storm that made for a safe course on Lower Main as the division reached its midpoint with the season’s first slalom […]

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

Lady Trojans repeat as DRL champs

Ali Bettencourt buried four, first-half three-pointers — three early in the game — and Saraya Smith scored all 10 of her points in the second quarter as host Oak Ridge clinched the Delta River League title with Tuesday’s ‘Pink Zone’ 68-50 victory over St. Francis. Just two teams, Sheldon (tonight) and Ponderosa, stand in the […]

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