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Ponderosa baseball downs Folsom

Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a season of disappointing losses — some just because the breaks didn’t go Ponderosa’s way and some because the Bruins couldn’t come up with the big hit it needed, the big play, or the key strikeout — Tuesday’s 8-3 win over Folsom just plain felt good for the Ponderosa baseball team. “We’ve battled this […]

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

OR golfers edge Pondo for division berth

OAK RIDGE freshman Charlie Cameron Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SACRAMENTO — The Oak Ridge boys golf team pulled out an amazing finish to the regular season, capturing what seemed like for much of the year an improbable berth in Monday’s Division I tournament. After struggling all season, the Trojans took over second place following a great outing in the third Delta River League tournament […]

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

Coach Van Der Wende takes a bow

COACH Tom Van Der Wende celebrated a win and his last regular season game with the Oak Ridge varsity boys volleyball team last week. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Thursday was Senior Night for the nine Oak Ridge seniors and it marked the final regular season match of volleyball coach Tom Van Der Wende’s career. After a rousing send-off for Jon Tuttle, Tim Spykerman, Connor Dunham, Nathan Lambert, Chris Gomm, Connor Blakeman, Luke Whitcomb, Jack Hoisington and Mike Whitcomb, the Trojans took the floor against […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball knocks off Bulldogs

Behind a complete-game performance on the mound from Chris Muse-Fisher, timely hitting and Folsom’s knack for self-destructing, the Oak Ridge baseball team is sitting in second place in the Delta River League standings after Tuesday’s 8-2 victory. Oak Ridge is 6-2 and Jesuit, which defeated Pleasant Grove Tuesday, leads the DRL with a 7-1 record. […]

No Comment / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan swimmers head to Delta River League championship

”This was our last dual meet of the season and we had a lot of fast swims,” Oak Ridge coach Patrick Foster said after the April 13 meet. The Trojan girls won every event of the day except one and the boys lost only three races. Final Scores: Varsity girls: Oak Ridge 120, Folsom 47; varsity boys: […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge track outruns Ponderosa, falls short to Jesuit, St. Francis

VARSITY HURDLER Adam White competes at the double-dual track meet against Ponderosa and Jesuit last Wednesday. White finished seventh in to 110-meter, 39-inch hurdle race and seventh in the 300-meter, 36-inch hurdle race. The varsity boys defeated Ponderosa, 83-61, but lost to Jesuit 75-61. See full results for all the Oak Ridge teams on villagelife.com Oak Ridge High Hurdles 39",Varsity, Adam White. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — A sea of athletes gathered Wednesday at Ponderosa for a double-dual Delta River League track and field meet with four schools competing. Oak Ridge’s boys teams went up against Ponderosa and Jesuit; the girls teams competed against St. Francis and Ponderosa while the Bruins’ only opponent was Oak Ridge. It was enough […]

1 Comment / April 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan golfers face the unknown

CHECK THAT SWING —€” Oak Ridge Senior Cory Dela Cruz takes a shot at early March game against Union Mine. The golf teams faces new rivals this year in the Delta River League. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge High School boys golf team will not only face new opponents this season, the golfers must adjust to a new schedule. Instead of the nine-hole home and away dual matches and two 18-hole tournaments they’ve played in the past, every team in the Delta River League competes in four 18-hole tournaments against […]

No Comment / March 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »