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Ryan Anderson on road to recovery

RYAN ANDERSON works out at last Friday's pre-game shoot-around at Sleep Train Arena. Village Life photo by Mike Bush

SACRAMENTO — From the time he stepped onto the Sleep Train Arena floor last Friday, through warm-ups and until his New Orleans Pelicans left the arena with a 101-95 win over the host Sacramento Kings, Ryan Anderson felt beyond good. The former Oak Ridge High and Cal basketball standout made his second and final appearance of the […]

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

Trojans host Next Level Combine

E.J. DELWICK, 14, from El Dorado Hills, runs the 40 yard dash at the Skills Combine for Football Players Wednesday April 1 at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado HIlls.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

In preparation for the upcoming season this fall, members of the Oak Ridge High football team competed in an NFL style combine Wednesday. The Next Level NorCal Combine was held at Oak Ridge’s stadium. According to Gabe Jackson, strength and conditioning coach for the Trojans’ football program, approximately 107 youth and high school players from […]

Comments Off / April 02, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Laut ties pole vault record

Oak Ridge pole vaulter Austin Laut cleared the bar at 16 feet for a new personal and school record at Friday’s 4th annual Cougar Coed Relays at El Dorado High’s Harvey E. West Stadium. Entering the event, Laut was tied for second in California at 15 feet, 10 inches. Marina’s Jeff Gordon had the top […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls lacrosse: Trojan rally falls short

The Oak Ridge High girls lacrosse team fell to San Ramon Valley 12-10 in a nonleague home game Saturday evening. The Lady Trojans (2-3) and Lady Wolfpack were tied at 5-5 at halftime. The two teams tied again at 6s and 7s on goals from Cristina Drossos. The Trojans took an 8-7 lead when Sam […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Oak Ridge takes Woodcreek 3-1

In its first two Sierra Foothill League games last week against Woodcreek, Oak Ridge scored a combined 23 runs. In last Friday’s third contest, the Trojans pulled out a 3-1 win over the visiting Timberwolves to remain perfect in league (3-0) and on the season (8-0). Oak Ridge broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Oak Ridge solid in victory

In 45 minutes Tuesday, the Oak Ridge High boys volleyball team defeated Capital Christian in straight sets by the final score of  25-17, 25-8, 25-15. In the first set, the Trojans jumped out to a 10-3 lead behind the serving of Ben Kopania and Wyatt Rowland. Along with kills at the net from Chase Berri and […]

Comments Off / March 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans beaten with PK

Bruin Samantha Gerstle, No. 13, battles Oak Ridge's Summer Santangelo, No. 8, in Monday's nonleague action as Dominique Carranza shades the play. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Five goals were scored between the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls soccer teams in the March 2 intracounty/nonleague match at Bruin Stadium, but the most important one favored the host Lady Bruins, who posted a 3-2 win over the Lady Trojans. In the 74th minute of the contest, Bruin midfielder Sarah Pacheco drove the ball […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »