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Trojan second-half rally nets win

Oak Ridge midfielder Daniel Bonal sprints up field with a Cordova defender on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

After a sluggish first half where both teams struggled to get off shots, the Oak Ridge Trojan soccer squad came back from a second-half deficit Monday to pull off a late 2-1 win, improving its record to 1-2 on the young season. Defense dictated the whole first half with just four shots overall. Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / September 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge aerial assault riddles Huskies

Trojan Blake Martin cradles the ball on a run against the Washington Huskies. Oak Ridge's varsity team never let their opponents reach the end zone.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

To conclude the annual Football for Families showcase Saturday, the Oak Ridge Trojan football team walloped visiting Washington 49-0. Senior quarterback Jason Samuels torched the Husky defense for four touchdowns in the first half, three to Byron Spain. Oak Ridge ups its record to 3-0 while Washington from Fremont fell to 0-2. “When you play […]

Comments Off / September 10, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge overwhelms D’backs

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In an intra-county nonleague match in which both squads tried different schematics, the Oak Ridge Trojan soccer team bowled over visiting Union Mine 8-0. “We played well, but there is a lot to work on before league play starts,” Oak Ridge coach Henry Reis said. The host Trojans got on the board early last Tuesday, […]

Comments Off / September 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo sweeps Bella Vista

Trojan Morgan Jones, left, passes the ball during the close match against Bella Vista Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Oak Ridge Trojan water polo squads opened the 2012 season with a sweep of visiting Bella Vista Broncos; the girls winning a narrow 4-3 game while the boys came out on top 13-6 Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. The girls squad, who’s only senior is captain Stefanie Polivka, came […]

1 Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans 10-run Ponderosa

In their final tune-up game before the playoffs, the Oak Ridge Trojan baseball team wasted no time dismantling the Ponderosa Bruins in a six-inning, mercy-rule 10-0 win. The game was close early. Oak Ridge starter Alex Fitchett shut out the Bruins while Ponderosa’s Jacob Bist settled down after allowing a first-inning run off of a […]

Comments Off / May 10, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge softball crushes Folsom

EL DORADO HILLS — After a season chock full of trials and tribulations, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans softball squad finally put together a complete game Tuesday, walloping the Folsom Bulldogs 10-0 in five innings. “We’ve come close to pulling out some good wins this season and we weren’t able to get that clutch hit, […]

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

Lady Trojans drop lacrosse thriller

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With nothing to play for but pride, Oak Ridge girls lacrosse fought tooth and nail Friday night but ultimately fell in sudden-death, double-overtime to the visiting St. Francis Troubadours 15-16. Oak Ridge had come back from four down with just under six minutes left to send it to overtime but after each team scored, the […]

Comments Off / May 07, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »