Cross Country: Trojans, Bruins compete in second league meet

SACRAMENTO —  Both the Oak Ridge varsity girls and boys cross country teams took second in Wednesday’s Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. The girls had 41 points, finishing behind St. Francis with 27. Ponderosa’s varsity girls were third with 80 points. The Trojan boys scored 60 points, edging Jesuit in […]

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Trojans top Bruins in overtime

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Leave it to intra-county rivals Oak Ridge and Ponderosa to extend a volleyball match to five games and, when that’s not enough, overtime. The Trojans’ never-say-die attitude paid off Tuesday in rallying from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the host Bruins 25-19, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 18-16 in Delta River League action. Oak Ridge trailed late in […]

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Ponderosa to host ‘DIG PINK’ event

According to the American Cancer Society, there are about 230,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women, about 57,650 new cases of carcinoma and about 39,520 deaths from breast cancer each year. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States and is second behind lung […]

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Trojan and Bruin tennis open league play

The fall girls tennis season is in full swing for both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa who opened league play this week. Coming on late, the Lady Trojans, coached by Ralph Clark, ended their preseason with a 9-0 win over Granite Bay and now set their sights on St. Francis in what could be a race […]

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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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Bruin volleyball sweeps Griz

By Bill Christner Mother Lode News corresondent GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra High’s volleyball team hosted Ponderosa Monday in the traditional Foundation Game meeting between the programs. After a loss to Granite Bay Friday, the Grizzlies hoped for a better outing but despite improved play, the outcome was the same as Ponderosa left with a […]

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Routsong brothers reunite at Embry Riddle

SHINGLE SPRINGS — When Jesse Routsong returned to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Ariz, last month for his second year of college and his second wrestling season, he had more than new clothes and school supplies with him. His brother Jeff is going as a new recruit. Like most brothers after high school, Jesse and […]

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