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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 »

Trojans pitch, hit, defend in victory

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Austin Root pitched six solid innings, was backed by two double plays and six extra-base hits as visiting Oak Ridge took the first of a three-game series with Ponderosa 10-2 Monday. The win put the Trojans at 10-3 in the Delta River League while the Bruins, who scored in their first and […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track & field: Oak Ridge teams register sweeps

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Perfect weather was the backdrop for Wednesday’s Delta River League Track and Field meet between host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge. In varsity competition, the Trojan girls won 11-of-16 events, led by Jasmine Pears’ four first-place finishes, to prevail 89-46. On the boys side, Oak Ridge took 10 events to win 82-57. Troy […]

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

Oak Ridge girls respond in NorCal opener

PLEASANTON —  The Oak Ridge girls basketball team went on the road to open NorCals Wednesday night, defeating Amador Valley 57-48 in Division I action. The Trojans’ first game since their 22-point loss in the section semis tested the squad’s resolve. Hitting on 9-of-10 free throws in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge successfully held off […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans don’t bring it

STOCKTON — No first overtime, no second, no thrilling battle, no section title, no Sleep Train Arena … at least for now. Oak Ridge’s quest to avenge last year’s double OT loss in the section finals to Kennedy fell well short Thursday at Stockton’s Spanos Center as the Cougars established early control to eliminate the Lady Trojans 65-42 in girls […]

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

Trojans out after tough loss in the valley

MERCED — Oak Ridge High’s attempt at a game-winning shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer as the Trojans lost a 50-49 heartbreaker to host Golden Valley to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Wednesday. The boys varsity team had its opportunities including an eight-point lead at 40-32 after three quarters and left […]

Comments Off / February 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »