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Volleyball: Troy subdues Folsom in five

A near carbon copy of Oak Ridge-Folsom girls Delta River League volleyball match from last month repeated itself Monday as the host Lady Trojans took a decisive 25-16, 25-12, 11-25, 22-25, 15-10 victory after Folsom battled back from down 2-0 to force the fifth set. “We played very clean, textbook volleyball,” Oak Ridge coach Becky […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans hang tough in loss to St. Francis

Riding the momentum of seven straight wins, the host Oak Ridge volleyball team entered Wednesday’s match against St. Francis with all the confidence in the world. Though the Lady Trojans hung tough with the nationally ranked Troubadours, the visitors ultimately pulled away, winning in three sets 25-14, 25-23, 25-16. “There’s a difference between great teams […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo splits with Lions

The Oak Ridge water polo teams rode into Monday’s matches with McClatchy on different waves — the boys winners of their last four and the girls coming off a one point loss to Granite Bay. The trends continued Monday as the Lady Trojans lost the early match 10-7 before the boys won convincingly, 8-2. The […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans suffer first loss

TROJAN Jason Samuels looks for an opening in Friday's game against Folsom. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After rattling off five wins to start the season, the Oak Ridge football team was brought back to earth as visiting Folsom pummeled the Trojans 49-21 Friday to open Delta River League play. “Generally speaking, they outplayed us. They outplayed us at every position, and they outcoached us,” Oak Ridge coach Eric Cavaliere said. The […]

Comments Off / October 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ponderosa soccer blasts by Trojans

Following up its 2-1 win over Pleasant Grove to close last week, Ponderosa picked up another soccer victory in dispatching rival Oak Ridge 4-0 Tuesday in Delta River League action. “We expected Oak Ridge to come out today and play really hard, they always do,” Bruin coach Greg Spangler said. “(Winning against Oak Ridge) is […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans upset 5th-ranked Rocklin Thunder

Following two tough losses to Menlo-Atherton and Vista del Lago, the host Oak Ridge girls volleyball team rebounded in a huge way last Tuesday by upsetting area powerhouse Rocklin in four sets, 20-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-17. “We needed this win. It’s really going to give us confidence to go against some bigger teams knowing we […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge pulls away from Pacers 42-14

After their last game against Washington of Fremont, Oak Ridge football coach Eric Cavaliere was already ahead of the rest of the team. “It’s the most important game on our schedule,” he said after the win against the Huskies, referring to Friday’s test against area powerhouse Grant. The Trojans passed with flying colors — thrashing […]

Comments Off / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »