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Oak Ridge sticks it to T’Wolves

Dalton Santos pulls in a short toss for Oak Ridge in Friday's win. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Forget trick plays. Oak Ridge’s first Sierra Foothill League victory swung on a trick-question play, an instance that defied logic in its 38-20 victory over Woodcreek Friday night. The host Trojans nursed a 10-7 lead and faced a fourth-and-9 at the Timberwolves’ 31. Instead of letting quarterback Ian Book determine the drive with his rollout […]

No Comment / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Lady Trojans pound former section champs

HANNAH CROOKHAM won her singles match for Oak Ridge Thursday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

FOLSOM — Madeline Almeida is a sophomore who plays with experience for the Oak Ridge girls tennis team. In Thursday’s Sierra Foothill League contest against Granite Bay at the Broadstone Racquet Club, Almeida, who plays tennis year-round, posted a straight set victory that helped Oak Ridge to an 8-1 victory. The win was huge. Though the Trojans […]

No Comment / September 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls upend Miners 3-1

Oak Ridge extended its perfect streak Tuesday night at home, defeating Nevada Union 25-21, 20-25, 25-15 and 25-17 in Sierra Foothill League volleyball action. Sporting a solid win in game one, Troy faltered throughout game 2 on miscommunication and a troubling service receive — allowing the Miners to pick up a win before the Lady […]

No Comment / September 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rough go in the pool for Trojan teams

Morgan Jones looks to score in Tuesday's action at the CSD pool against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Morgan Jones scored often Tuesday for the Oak Ridge High girls water polo team, which fell to Woodcreek 14-11 in a Sierra Foothill League contest at the CSD pool. The senior driver scored eight of the Trojans’ goals, including three in the first period. That’s when Oak Ridge (0-2 in the SFL, 2-5) led 4-3. Jones had close […]

No Comment / September 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans, Grizzlies compete at Josh Ruff Memorial

FOLSOM — Saturday was a good day for the Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra High cross country programs at the annual Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Invitational at Willow Hills on the Folsom High campus. Twenty-five schools competed in the memorial of Josh Ruff, a 2007 Oak Ridge alumnus who died two years ago. The Oak […]

No Comment / September 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH artist shows off talent in SI for Kids

Tyler Silva's drawing of 49er Frank Gore was recently published in Sports Illustrated for Kids. Courtesy photo

Young El Dorado Hills artist Tyler Silva scored a touchdown with his drawing of San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore, earning a coveted spot in September’s Sports Illustrated for Kids. “I submitted the picture toward the end of last football season and after a few months we thought that they chose not to use it,” […]

No Comment / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans tame Woodcreek netters

Oak Ridge senior Teja Chalamcherla won her match in straight sets when the Lady Trojans hosted Woodcreek Friday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Bruins edged by Del Campo FOLSOM — In a Sierra Foothill League girls tennis match Thursday at Broadstone Racquet Club, Oak Ridge remained undefeated with an 8-1 win over Woodcreek. The Lady Trojans (4-0 in the SFL, 6-0) were led by the doubles squads which won all three matches. Two of the three were settled […]

No Comment / September 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »