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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 »

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 »