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Folsom pulls off narrow Trojan defeat

XAVIER LOPEZ of Oak Ridge, top, pins his opponent in Wednesday's Delta River League meet. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

The Oak Ridge wrestling team didn’t know what to expect heading into last Wednesday’s dual meet with Folsom. The Delta River League competition is uncharted territory for both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa this year, but the Trojans were well aware that the Bulldogs were coming in on the heels of four consecutive DRL championships. What […]

No Comment / January 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ex Marine still pounds ground after sight loss

SACRAMENTO — When runners Richard Hunter and Amjed Aboukhadijeh crossed the finish line of the California International Marathon in 3 hours, 20.18 minutes, no one was more surprised than Hunter, a visually impaired veteran from Sacramento. “I was worried about the race; I had a severe hamstring injury,” Hunter said. “I underwent aggressive physical therapy […]

No Comment / December 20, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestler Waldhauser is Trojans’ unsung hero

VINCE WALDHAUSER from Oak Ridge pins his opponent in a match last year. Mother Lode News photo by Megan Jeremica

Oak Ridge High senior Vince Waldhauser doesn’t seek the limelight but he certainly deserves credit and recognition for what he has accomplished since he started wrestling at age 4 and a half. Upbeat and personable off the mat, Waldhauser is all business when he’s competing. He captured the attention of onlookers at the Walsh Ironman […]

No Comment / December 15, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Xie headed to State Championships

Benji Xie

FOLSOM – After two years of frustration, Oak Ridge High cross country runner Benji Xie will run in the CIF State Cross Country meet Nov. 27 in Fresno. The star-crossed Xie, who was the No. 2 runner on the Trojan team behind Amjed Aboukhadijeh, collapsed on the Willow Hills course in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet the past […]

No Comment / November 14, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer ousted in round 1

DAVIS — Long a dominating team in Division II competition, the Oak Ridge High boys soccer team’s season ended Thursday with a 6-0 defeat to powerhouse Davis in the first round of the Sac Joaquin Section Division I playoffs. The Trojans, coached by Henry Reis, ended the year with a 3-4-1 record in the Delta […]

No Comment / November 05, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge golfer Swan advances to Masters

DAVIS — Oak Ridge High School golfer Lauren Swan fired a 91 Monday at El Macero Country Club in the Sa-Joaquin Section Division I champion tournament. Swan, who posted the third lowest score individually, is the only Trojan to advance to next week’s Masters tournament . The team’s No. 1 this season, senior Nicolette Bondura, […]

No Comment / October 26, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,Sports | Read More »