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Lady Trojans claim Shoot-Out title

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman gets ready to drive in the ball during Saturday's Shootout. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Hoffman named MVP A 12-2 spurt to close the third quarter and a solid defensive effort in the fourth carried Oak Ridge past Nevada Union 57-44 for the Shoot-Out title Saturday afternoon. The Lady Trojans broke from a 32-all tie to lead 44-34 and extended over the final eight minutes in what had been a […]

Comments Off / December 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis drops NorCal opener

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge saw its season end Friday at the hands of Menlo-Atherton which dealt the Lady Trojans a 2-5 first-round, CIF NorCal Championships exit at the Natomas Racquet Club. Menlo won three-of-four singles and two-of-three doubles. The NorCal format featured seven instead of nine matches, forcing Oak Ridge to juggle its lineup. Trojan wins came […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Almeida defeats section’s No.1

MADELINE ALMEIDA'S win sent shock waves through Loomis Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

LOOMIS — Add Madeline Almeida to the list of David-versus-Goliath improbable outcomes in the world of prep sports. An obvious underdog against the section’s individual singles champion Wednesday, the Oak Ridge freshman shook off a semis loss less than 24 hours earlier to upstage Del Oro’s Abby Bacharach 0-6, 6-4, 7-5 in their battle at […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Lady Trojans fall short in section finale

LOOMIS — Wednesday’s tense match between visiting Oak Ridge and Del Oro to determine Division I Sac-Joaquin Section tennis title came down to doubles play — the Lady Trojans and Golden Eagles both seeking their second banner. With three matches left, the team that won 2-of-3 took the prize. Del Oro’s victories at No. 1 […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Oak Ridge squeaks through to semis

FOLSOM — Passing a major postseason test, host Oak Ridge defeated St. Mary’s 5-4 Monday in Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls tennis action at the Broadstone Racquet Club. With the victory, the Lady Trojans advanced to a match against Rocklin, the program’s first-ever Division I semifinals appearance. Standing in the way were the Rams, winners of […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Oak Ridge overcomes Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Behind a boost of senior play from Maddie DeGeorge, Hayley Corell, Moira McVicar and Delaney Chaplin, fifth-ranked Oak Ridge held off upset-minded Ponderosa in four sets Monday to close out the regular season home schedule. The four contributed mightily to the Trojans’ 23-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 Senior Night win — doing so […]

Comments Off / October 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge digs its sweep of Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge High’s third straight Delta River League victory was the opposite for Ponderosa after the two intra-county rivals clashed in Shingle Springs Wednesday evening. The annual ‘Dig Pink’ match saw the Bruins’ gym adorned with pink streamers, balloons and posters. In front of a sizable pink-clad Loud Crowd, the Lady Trojans […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »