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Lady Trojans dismiss threat of Thunder

Trojan Sydney Crozier, shown at the Toss Up, buried two three-pointers in Oak Ridge's win Saturday. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

Can Oak Ridge win without starting post Kassidy De Lapp? That question was answered Saturday afternoon. The Lady Trojans defeated Rocklin 55-24 with De Lapp spending a good chunk of the Sierra Foothill League matchup on the bench in foul trouble — the other part of the game not needed due to the lopsided score, […]

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

Lady Trojans power through Pleasant Grove

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Hailey McCoy’s 11-point explosion, part of her 14-point second quarter, allowed host Oak Ridge to pull away from Pleasant Grove Monday night for a 63-39 victory in second-round play at the annual Toss Up Tournament. McCoy’s run turned a 23-19 lead into a 34-21 advantage after she went strong with a baseline move for a […]

Comments Off / December 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Brozek’s commonality split for Jr. Trojans

Twin sisters Reese, left, and Riley Brozek took on different roles for the Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Jr. Pee Wee football team during the fall season. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

They’re identical, yet different … similar, yet contrastive. Ten year-old sisters Riley and Reese Brozek, for all their genetic resemblance, do diverge at times. Take this past fall. The two El Dorado Hills, Silva Valley fifth-grade identical twins joined the Oak Ridge Junior Trojan football program, one as a cheerleader, the other in helmet and […]

Comments Off / December 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis drops NorCal opener

FOLSOM — Whether snake bit, unlucky or over-matched, Oak Ridge girls tennis will have to wait at least another year for its first-ever NorCal win. Hosting the 10-team tournament last weekend at the Broadstone Racquet Club, their third straight NorCal appearance, the Lady Trojans fell 5-2 to Saratoga in their first match Friday, ending their […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis regroups for NorCals

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge’s comeback in an attempt to defend as Division I section champions fell short last Thursday as Rocklin edged the Lady Trojans 5-4 in a repeat of last year’s title match. Play stretched under the lights at Broadstone Racquet Club as Oak Ridge fought off the chill to get within 4-3. The […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis shares SFL title

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FOLSOM — Oak Ridge celebrated its Senior Day Tuesday and played its final regular season home match, defeating Granite Bay 7-2. The Lady Trojans swept doubles play and won 4-of-6 singles to avenge an earlier loss to the Grizzlies. The victory, coupled with Rocklin’s loss to Del Oro, created a 3-way tie atop the Sierra […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge win sets up Folsom showdown

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GRASS VALLEY — Behind efficient first-half passing and an effective second-half ground game, Oak Ridge spoiled Nevada Union’s Senior Night 38-7 Friday in Sierra Foothill League action. The Trojans’ victory sets up Friday’s big game against Folsom for the league title. Troy’s Ian Book completed 12-of-18 passes for 207 yards and three touchdowns — all […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »