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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 »

Volleyball: Trojans roll over Sheldon

Oak Ridge's Marissa Eaves, flanked by Elizabeth Cameron (4) and Moira McVicar, left, and Kelly Krigger, far right, puts down a shot in Monday's win. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge volleyball won its first match at its home-away-from-home Monday, easily defeating an over-matched Sheldon squad in three sets, 25-5, 25-6, 25-15. The victory improved the Lady Trojans to 2-0 in the Delta River League standings with Ponderosa up next on the schedule. Due to the gym remodel at Oak Ridge, […]

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

Oak Ridge ties Folsom 1-1

KNOCKING HEADS — Trojan Hunter Tully, left, heads the ball with a Folsom mark in Tuesday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

One half was seconds too long and the other almost too short for host Oak Ridge in its Delta River League opener with Folsom Tuesday. The match between neighboring programs ended in a 1-1 tie. Persistence and increased intensity in the final 40 minutes paid off for the Trojans who got the equalizer with minutes […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy volleyball overtakes Golden Sierra

Oak Ridge's Emily DeMure hits against the block attempt of Golden Sierra's Becca Brown in last Tuesday's nonleague volleyball action in Garden Valley. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

GARDEN VALLEY — Shaking off an opening-set overtime setback, visiting Oak Ridge came back to upend Golden Sierra in four — 30-32, 25-14, 25-20, 25-20 — in girls nonleague, intra-county varsity volleyball action. Each team came in after appearing, but not meeting, at last weekend’s Chris Craft Tournament. Last Tuesday, the Trojans and Grizzlies tangled […]

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

All American Wolny goes across the pond

Fresh off playing for the University of Louisville, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women's International softball team. Courtesy photo

As a four-year Division I college softball player, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny has done her share of traveling though the trip she left on yesterday might take the cake. Fresh off ending her tenure playing for the University of Louisville, Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women’s International softball team. […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »