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Trojan golfers take third, Bruins are fourth in tough league tourney

FOLSOM — The Division I Delta River League’s first 18-hole tournament of the season was Wednesday at Empire Ranch, a par 71 golf course in Folsom. St. Francis, one of the dominant girls golf teams in the entire Sac-Joaquin Section, was dethroned by Pleasant Grove, which finished first with a 390. The Troubadours took second, […]

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Frosh/soph girls win third cross country invitational

The Oak Ridge cross country teams placed well at last weekend’s Nevada Union Invitational at Neveda Union High School. The frosh/soph boys team placed third with 68 points and the frosh/soph girls team placed first with 60 points. The frosh/soph boys team was lead by Colin Pilcher (7th place) and JT Janecek (10th). The frosh/soph […]

Fresh air inspires artist Bill Monaghan

By Mike Bush On the lower right hand side of an old drafting table Bill Monaghan that sits in his home studio is an age-old Chinese saying, “First you see the hills in the painting, then you see the painting in the hills.” This holds true for a recent Monaghan oil painting done in his […]

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Del Oro’s might proves too much for Trojans

By Cody Holliday LOOMIS — For the first three quarters of Friday night’s big Oak Ridge-Del Oro preseason showdown, it looked like the team who had the football last would emerge the winner. After opening the fourth quarter with a scoring drive to close within a touchdown, the undefeated Trojans looked poised to rally. Instead, […]

Another win for the freshman

The Freshman Trojans football team brought home another victory, beating the Del Oro Eagles 17-6 Thursday night. The Trojans had a great game with some awesome sacks against Del Oro. Two great sacks were made by No. 42 Sutton Foltz and No. 44 Teagan Elkins. The Eagles also couldn’t adjust to the Trojans tough defense. Freshman […]

A dose of Dan: Getting to know Achilles personally

I’ve never been a big fan of Greek mythology, but circumstances have forced me to become intimately familiar with Achilles. Recall that Achilles was a powerful hero in Homer’s Iliad and the greatest warrior on the battlefield in Troy. When Achilles was an infant, his mother immersed him in the river Styx to make him […]

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Hometown Hero: Benjamin Lowry

U.S. Navy Private Seaman Benjamin E. Lowry graduated from U.S. Naval boot camp at Great Lakes Naval Station in Illinois. The seaman successfully completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Naval core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Upon completion of basic training, Private Seaman Lowry […]

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