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Trojans rally in league opener

OAK RIDGE'S Luke Johnson, left, greets John Mook after Mook's solo home run to right field Monday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In its Sierra Foothill League baseball home opener Monday, Oak Ridge scored its runs late to knock off Woodcreek 13-4. The visiting Timberwolves led 4-1 entering the bottom of the fifth inning when Trojan Tyson Solis (3-for-4, 3 RBIs) singled to lead off. After Logan Denholm walked, Tony Bolinger singled in Solis and Denholm to cut the lead to […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan bikers take the lead

GRANITE BAY — The Oak Ridge High mountain bike team overtook the Ponderosa squad in team points for the NorCal season by winning the Granite Bay Grinder High school cycling race at Granite Bay State Park last weekend. The Trojans’ victory gave them a total of 2,072 points for the season. The Bruins are second at 1,977 and […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hometown hero: Tara Abrahams

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tara R. Abrahams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training […]

Comments Off / March 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pondo’s Velasquez wins title

Ponderosa High School senior Zack Velasquez (152-pounds) capped off an undefeated season Saturday with a state title at the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, as he outlasted Justin Thomas of Santiago (Corona) in a 2-1 double-overtime decision on Saturday. His semifinal match was also a tight one, a 3-2 decision over Luke Troy of […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan Claiborne takes fifth place

BAKERSFIELD — Brandon Claiborne celebrated a stellar wrestling performance in a way that very few do: Sitting on the trainers’ table getting his knee looked at. That was just collateral damage from the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, where the Oak Ridge junior earned a fifth-place medal at Rabobank Arena on Saturday. A knee […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS baseball hosting dinner

The community is invited to meet the 2015 Oak Ridge High School Trojan baseball team at the annual Meet the Trojans tri tip barbecue dinner on Saturday, March 14. This fun and exciting event will celebrate the great winning tradition of ORHS baseball. The event’s featured speaker will be Tony Asaro, former community relations director for the […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan cheer shines in Sunshine State

The Oak Ridge High cheerleading competition team recently took part in National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, FL. where it took second place out of 29 teams. Courtesy photo

Members of the Oak Ridge High School cheerleading competition team recently competed at the National High School Cheerleading Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Wide of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. where the Trojans took second place in Division I out of 29 teams in the open division. Morgan Becker, Oak Ridge’s pep advisor, said […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »