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Oak Ridge lacrosse outdueled by Granite Bay

By Tyler Schmidt The Oak Ridge varsity boys lacrosse team hosted Granite Bay in a league game Friday. Despite the Trojans’ rowdy cheering section, Oak Ridge fell to the Grizzlies 11-5. Granite Bay came out hot and scored three goals in the first eight minutes — the third of the three on a great long-range shot from the […]

No Comment / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge Odyssey team headed to Maryland

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The Oak Ridge High Odyssey of the Mind team is going to the 2011 World Finals in May. They placed in the state finals on March 26 in Brentwood and will travel to the University of Maryland for the World Finals, May 26-31. The team of six freshmen impressed the judges with an imaginative demonstration of […]

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Track athletes set personal records at Bronco Invitational

GOIGN THE DISTANCE — Bryce Williams runs his leg of the the 4 x 100 meter relay at the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational Saturday. Williams, a member of the frosh/soph team, helped his team place fourth in the event. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge track & field teams brought home a hefty chest full of medals from the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational on April 2. Many athletes set personal records in their events. The varsity girls placed first with 84 points and the varsity boys tied for third with Lincoln of Stockton with 38 points. The frosh/soph boys placed […]

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Bruins fall to Trojans in varsity volleyball match

SMACK DOWN — Trent Stigerts attacks the ball during a Trojans' game against the Ponderosa Bruins. The Oak Ridge varsity team won the match in three games. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team played beat the Ponderosa Bruins in three games. The Trojans stomped the Bruins 25-17, 25-18 and 25-20 thanks to 13 kills from Jonathan Tuttle, 19 assists from Connor Dunham and 11 digs from Nate Lambert. The team is next headed for the Brian Nolan Tournament at Granite Bay High School on April […]

No Comment / April 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans swim past the Eagles

By Janine Joy The Trojan boys and girls easily defeated the visiting Pleasant Grove swim team, 110.50-56.50 and 110.50-56.50, respectively, on Wednesday, March 30. “Everyone gave 100 percent and the times proved it,” said coach Patrick Foster. “We got to see a lot of fast swims today.” The Oak Ridge girls won every relay and […]

No Comment / April 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDA ’94 wins Nomads College Showcase championship

CHAMPS —€” Left to right (top row): Marissa Miller, Kelsey Anderson, Sarah Avery, Nicole Rovai, Tiffani Reimers; (middle row) Baylor Hogan, Caira Woo, Marissa Ribeiro, Jesslyn Jana, Jackie Germaine-Bewley; (bottom row) Elyse Douglas, Amberly Bole, Alexandra Ghilarducci, Olivia Frace and Amanda Stickelman. Courtesy photo

SAN DIEGO — After a long season and having lost several players to injuries, the El Dorado Academy  ’94 girls soccer team had one last tournament to play March 26-28 in San Diego. The team rallied around senior goalie Sarah Avery in her last event with the team, played six games and won the championship […]

No Comment / April 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan, Bruin soccer teams tie in first league match

By Scott Warden With the wind swirling on a bright and sunny afternoon in El Dorado Hills the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls soccer teams renewed their rivalry Wednesday and played to a 1-1 draw. Ponderosa was coming off a big 5-0 shutout over Pleasant Grove in its Delta River League opener Monday. “We have […]

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