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Ponderosa pins down Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge and Ponderosa renewed their wrestling rivalry Wednesday evening in a Delta River League and intra-county dual meet at the Trojans’ gym. The Trojans and Bruins battled throughout the dual meet, but at the end, Ponderosa was able to emerge with a difficult 31-24 victory over the Trojans. “Those guys were tough tonight, and […]

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

Lady Trojans beat Troubadours in thriller

The tug of war came to a joyful end as Oak Ridge held off a late rally by rival St. Francis in a Delta River League girls basketball game Tuesday night, beating the Troubadours 58-54 in overtime. “I give St. Francis a lot of credit, they had a great game plan and had an answer […]

No Comment / January 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans handle Folsom

After a tough loss to Pleasant Grove to open the Delta River League schedule, Oak Ridge’s varsity basketball squad fired on all cylinders in beating Folsom 46-29 at home Friday. The Trojans led 22-4 at halftime, 15-4 after the first quarter. “When we’re running our defense correctly, it’s a very difficult defense to score on. Even when we […]

No Comment / January 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge defeats Shasta for consolation title

Trojan Connor Sende gets ready to shoot up and over a defender during Saturday's game. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After Thursday’s tough loss and Friday’s nail-biter, the host Oak Ridge boys basketball team put together a complete effort Saturday in knocking off Shasta 50-36 for the Trojan Toss-Up Tournament consolation championship. “I thought overall we did a good job against a well-coached Shasta team. There were times where we made gambles that hurt us, but […]

No Comment / January 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls pocket Toss Up trophy

Trojan Shelby Peters eyes the bucket in Thursday's Toss Up opener to score two of her game-high 14 points in the win over Will C. Wood. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Anderson named tournament MVP Playing its second tournament in as many weeks, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball squad duplicated its previous Shoot Out success — taking home the Toss Up championship after beating Christian Brothers 58-47 Saturday night. “We beat a very quality opponent tonight. (Christian Brothers) is one of the toughest teams in […]

No Comment / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge dominant in Shoot-Out sweep

Lady Trojan forward Michelle Barkley shoots in Oak Ridge’s game against Pleasant Grove during the Trojan Shoot-Out Saturday. The home team came out on top, beating the Eagles 75-31. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Facing Pleasant Grove in the championship game of the annual Trojan Shoot-Out Saturday, host Oak Ridge came out and dominated the Eagles, cruising to a 75-31 win over its Delta River League neighbors. In taking home the first place trophy, the Lady Trojans upped their record to 6-1. Thus far, Oak Ridge’s only loss has […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge holds on in tense finish

With powerful rushing, timely defense and clutch special teams play, host Oak Ridge held off a late surge from the Pitman Pride to win Friday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinals 17-16. The win moves the Trojans into Saturday’s semifinals at Burbank which beat Pleasant Grove 32-27. Oak Ridge beat the Titans last year to open […]

1 Comment / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »