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Lady Trojan harriers edge new league foes

FOLSOM — Just one point separated the Oak Ridge girls cross country team from the Sierra Foothill League victory Wednesday at the first league meet at the Willow Hills course on the Folsom High campus. The Lady Trojans edged Woodcreek, by a score of 50 to 51. Leading the pack for Oak Ridge was Maddy […]

Comments Off / September 18, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Offense carries Trojans to victory

Andrew Lacowski and Ryan Sullivan were some of offensive weapons that helped the Oak Ridge High football team to a 45-28 non-league win over Burbank on Friday. On the ground, Lacowski, one of the Trojans’ running backs, had 17 carries for 129 yards and three touchdowns. In the air, Sullivan, a tight end, hauled in four receptions for […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans sweep Bruins

In their first and only nonconference volleyball meeting Wednesday, Oak Ridge and Ponderosa provided excitement in front of their respective fans inside the Trojans’ gym. There were several long rallies in the contest, but Oak Ridge (9-0) posted a three-game sweep over Ponderosa (5-6) by the scores of 25-20, 25-17, 25-21. In the first game, Oak […]

Comments Off / September 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge captures Craft

Out of 11 games played in the 26th annual Christine Craft Tournament, the most important one for Oak Ridge Saturday was the final against Oakmont. The Lady Trojans’ three-set win was good for the first place trophy in the Gold Playoff Bracket. Oak Ridge won 25-19, 21-25, 15-9. According to Oak Ridge co-head coaches Christy Bergin and Breanna […]

Comments Off / September 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy beats old foe

Oak Ridge's Kelly Krigger digs one out Wednesday against Rio Americano. Courtesy photo

Although the Oak Ridge High volleyball team played St. Francis in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation match, it felt — just like old times — that the Delta River League title was at stake. The former Delta River League neighbors matched one another point-per-point in their two-hour, four-set match that netted Oak Ridge a 25-21, 30-28, […]

Comments Off / September 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans ready for tougher league

Book bros., running backs and receivers headline offense Team: Oak Ridge Division: I League: Sierra Foothill League — Del Oro, Folsom, Granite Bay, Nevada Union, Rocklin and Woodcreek. 2013 record: 12-2 overall, Sac-Joaquin Section D-I runner-up; 4-1 in Delta River League, second place. Head coach: Eric Cavaliere, eighth year. Assistant coaches: Mark Watson (quarterbacks/passing game coordinator), Chris Williams (offensive line/running game coordinator), Bill Bunce […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New law tackles gridiron concussion problem

El Dorado County varsity high school football head coaches have mixed feelings regarding a new state law Gov. Jerry Brown signed last week. The bill, AD 2127, limits full-contact football practices to two hours a week during the season and prohibits summer full-contact camps, including those out-of-state. The bill’s aim is to reduce the number of concussions […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »