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Trojans 10-run Vista

Host Oak Ridge overcame an early deficit to blast visiting Vista del Lago 15-2 in five innings Wednesday as Trojan Alyssa Burns pitched a complete game. “Alyssa threw a great game. She located her pitches, hit her spots, and that makes it a lot easier. Hitting wise, we hit the ball great. Defensively we were […]

No Comment / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer falls to Thunder

Returning from spring break winners of five straight, Oak Ridge soccer dropped its nonleague match 1-o to visiting Rocklin Tuesday. “We didn’t play that well. It was similar to the Bella Vista game we had earlier this season (1-0 loss). It was one of those that we knew was going to be a close game, with […]

No Comment / April 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls soccer: Trojans edge Bruins,1-0

A matchup that’s always competitive had a different twist Thursday when the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls’ soccer teams met for the first time this season. The Bruins came in undefeated with an 8-0-1 record and ranked No. 1 in the state and nation by MaxPreps. The Trojans, at 6-1-1, is also ranked by MaxPreps, […]

No Comment / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge baseball falls a run short to top-ranked Elk Grove

EL DORADO HILLS – In a matchup between the two top-ranked teams in the area, host Oak Ridge left the tying and winning runs on base in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, falling 6-5 to No. 1 Elk Grove. “We’re easily as good as those guys . We had so many opportunities. Early in the game, […]

No Comment / March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans’ 2nd half comeback falls short

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman breaks through the  Yellowjacket's defense at the the CIF NorCal Division I Championship game Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Berkeley holds on SACRAMENTO — A landmark season for the Oak Ridge girls basketball team came to a disappointing close Saturday at Sleep Train Arena in the CIF NorCal Division I Championship. The Trojans let an 8-0 lead against Berkeley slip away and a late rally wasn’t enough as the Yellow Jackets held off Oak […]

No Comment / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troubadours blast Oak Ridge lacrosse

A few days after an emotionally exhausting win against San Ramon, the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team fell behind early in a 13-0 defeat at the hands of rival St. Francis. The Lady Trojans drop to 2-4-1 on the year. “Offensively, we weren’t settling the ball. So as soon as we had the ball in […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys volleyball: Oak Ridge sweeps El Dorado

As the Oak Ridge and El Dorado boys volleyball teams seek their identity, they met up Thursday with the host Trojans getting the better of the Cougars, winning 25-19, 25-6, 25-16. The first set was competitive as Oak Ridge led 4-3 after a Chase Barri kill. The Trojans took an 8-4 advantage after a Storm […]

No Comment / March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »