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Bruins drop foundation twinbill

PONDEROSA'S Nicco Bruks shoots over Falcon Mitesh Patel in Monday's Foundation Game in Shingle Springs. Photo by jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Four of the 156 Sac-Joaquin Section basketball teams participating in Monday’s Foundation Games were in action at Ponderosa High as the Bruins hosted Christian Brothers for a varsity girls/boys doubleheader. The unofficial lead-in to the 2011-12 season  — games that don’t count toward standings, power rankings or contacts — had the Falcons […]

No Comment / November 30, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge outlasts Burbank

TROJAN Shay Mueller dives into the end zone for an Oak Ridge touchdown in Friday's big playoff victory over Burbank. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — Kyle Belcher’s interception with 1:22 left ended host Burbank’s attempt at a game-winning drive Friday as 13th-seed Oak Ridge shocked the fourth-seed Titans 30-28 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I  playoffs. With time running out, Burbank quarterback Reymond Morris had just completed a 25-yard pass over the middle to move possession to the Trojan […]

No Comment / November 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ near stunner in Folsom ends in heartbreak

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Oak Ridge to take on Burbank in first round FOLSOM — Host Folsom turned to its potent offense for two touchdowns in the final six minutes Friday, erasing a 10-point deficit, to overcome upset-minded Oak Ridge 35-31 to close the Delta River League regular season. Trojan coach Eric Cavaliere’s pre-game prediction that “the team that […]

No Comment / November 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans win Senior Night match

Successful seniors — Oak Ridge varsity volleyball teammates Arden Zuber, Alexa Becker, Stephanie Guest and Haley Simmons, left to right, share a moment during Senior Night. The team beat Folsom in the Tuesday match. Courtesy photo

Host Oak Ridge secured second place in the Delta River League volleyball standings after its 25-22, 25-22, 25-21 victory over Folsom Tuesday evening. The Lady Trojans wrapped up the regular season with an overall record of 19-11, 8-2 in league. Oak Ridge is expecting the No. 2 seed for the playoffs that start this week. […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge tennis advances in team playoffs

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FOLSOM — Much like the wind that swept through Folsom’s Broadstone Racquet Club Tuesday, Oak Ridge High’s girls tennis team breezed past Napa 7-2 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I team playoffs. The Lady Trojans won four-of-six singles and all three doubles matches from the Monticello Empire League’s second seed. Oak Ridge, the Delta […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans take on Jesuit, and win

CARMICHAEL — Preston Dean shot the gap for a sack of Jesuit quarterback Thomas Sperbeck with 4:47 left Saturday, sealing Oak Ridge High’s hard-fought 14-3 Delta River League victory over the host Marauders. Dean’s key play was one of many turned in by the Trojan defense. Interceptions by Matt Howard, Brandon Herd, Jake Rosada and […]

No Comment / October 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans top Bruins in overtime

Bruin No. 10 Lianna Sybeldon sends the ball over the net, getting Trojans Helena Strube (No. 1) and Alexa Becker (No. 9) off the floor for the block. The Trojans won the match in five games. jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Leave it to intra-county rivals Oak Ridge and Ponderosa to extend a volleyball match to five games and, when that’s not enough, overtime. The Trojans’ never-say-die attitude paid off Tuesday in rallying from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the host Bruins 25-19, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 18-16 in Delta River League action. Oak Ridge trailed late in […]

No Comment / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »