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Trojans advance past Granite Bay

Bunce two interceptions, one TD EL DORADO HILLS — Three interceptions, one leading to the go-ahead score, and revenge played roles for the Oak Ridge High football team in its 28-17 victory over Granite Bay in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff game at the Trojans’ field Friday. Payback was sweet for Oak Ridge, which has been […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Lady Trojans silence Bears

FOLSOM — Nine matches led to a sweep Tuesday for the Oak Ridge High girls tennis team in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs. The Lady Trojans, winners of the Delta River League title, knocked off the visiting Merced Bears, 9-0, at the Broadstone Racquet Club. The win sends Oak Ridge into […]

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

4th ranked Oak Ridge doubles up No. 2 Eagles

EL DORADO HILLS — Two early second half touchdowns and defense allowed visiting Oak Ridge to saddle Delta River League foe Pleasant Grove with its first loss Friday. The Trojans (8-1, 3-1) came in ranked fourth in the area while the Eagles (8-1, 3-1) held the second rank. After a 7-all first half, Oak Ridge […]

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

Volleyball: Oak Ridge back in the winning column

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Just four Delta River League contests remain for the Oak Ridge High volleyball team after Monday’s match against Folsom inside Ponderosa’s gym, won in short order by the Lady Trojans 25-6, 25-16, 25-13. The victory put Oak Ridge (5-1, 14-9) back on the winning track after the St. Francis loss and allowed co-coaches Bre Horton […]

Comments Off / October 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fall to St. Francis

Oak Ridge's Marissa Quilici, left, and Kimmy Tuttle go up for the block in Monday's game against Pleasant Grove. Courtesy photo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — In a Delta River League volleyball showdown Wednesday, Oak Ridge battled St. Francis for every point but was defeated in three sets, 25-23, 25-16, 25-19 at the Ponderosa gym. “They did everything they could,” Oak Ridge co-head coach Bre Horton said of her team. “They definitely had the fight in them tonight.” […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer gives Jesuit a scare

Justin Bethke’s goal on a pass from Sam Miller was the only goal host Oak Ridge (2-2-1, 6-2-3) had in its Delta River League game against Jesuit (5-0, 18-0-3), which posted a 2-1 victory to conclude the first round of league play. “If we were close in the last 10 minutes, even if we were down […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan, Bruin runners have strong races

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge and Ponderosa boys and girls cross-country teams performed strong at the Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park Wednesday. The Trojan boys finished in third place with 95 points. League and intra-county rival Ponderosa was fourth with 104 points. Sheldon took first place with 24 points and Jesuit second at […]

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