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Oak Ridge sweeps Ponderosa

Last Thursday, the Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa High volleyball teams squared in an intra county and non-league match at the Trojans’ gym. The host Lady Trojans, led by new head coach Patrick Sanders battled for every point in the first two games of their contest. But Oak Ridge pulled away in the third set […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan 2015 varsity football preview

Team: Oak Ridge Mascot: Trojans Head Coach: Eric Cavaliere, 9th year Assistant Coaches: Mark Watson, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks; Darren Jonutz, Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers; Chris Williams, Offensive Line; Kevin Placek, Defensive Line; Ron Martin, Running Backs; Ben Sweet, Defensive Backs; Bill Bunce, Wide Receivers; Kevin Lopina, Quarterbacks. League: Sierra Foothill League (Del Oro, Folsom, Granite Bay, Nevada Union, […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge hangs on in wild opener

Big plays and numbers fueled Oak Ridge to a 57-55 non-league football home win over Whitney in Friday’s opener for both teams. After Trojan running back Michael Pittman scored his third of a game-high five touchdowns on a 2-yard off-tackle play with 33.5 seconds left in the second quarter, Oak Ridge, now leading 33-28, got […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans aim to restore regional supremacy

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Editor’s note: All five El Dorado County football teams had busy summers preparing for the upcoming season. Below is a look at what Oak Ridge has been up to in the offseason. After missing the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs for only the second time in 10 years by one game last fall, the Oak Ridge High […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens at home Friday


This Friday, the Oak Ridge High football team welcomes visiting Whitney as it kicks off its 2015 season. The Trojans’ nonleague game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. Oak Ridge head coach Eric Cavaliere and his squad will face a new-look Wildcats team that went 1-9 last season but have a new coach in […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestling Prep relocates to El Dorado Hills

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Inside the Urban Sprawl Academy on a warm, summer night, close to 200 youngsters and high school students displayed their wrestling talents for one of the country’s elite organizations. Wresting Prep, a nationally renowned organization that recently moved from San Jose to El Dorado Hills, contributes to the growth of individual wrestling abilities of each […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ian Book commits to Notre Dame

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Prior to the start of the upcoming Oak Ridge High football season, quarterback Ian Book wanted to resolve his future in terms of his college education and continuing his career on the gridiron. By this time next year, Book will be part of one of the country’s prestigious college football programs. Last week, Book committed […]

1 Comment / August 10, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »