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Root advances to state discus finals

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge discus thrower Jack Root and Ponderosa pole vaulter Seth Wilmoth had ice in their veins Thursday afternoon at Elk Grove High, each qualifying for the California state championships on the last off three attempts in two nerve-racking finals. Root, a senior who will continue his track and field career on […]

No Comment / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball drops 2, season over

SACRAMENTO — After blinding 10-run victories, sparkling back-to-back no-hitters and a postseason run gleaming with walk-off magic, the light faded on Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program Friday afternoon and evening, as Troy dropped two in a row to Elk Grove in the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North championship at Sacramento City […]

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OR baseball wins twice

Trojan first baseman Trenton Denholm makes the grab on his foul pop-up Saturday against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program showed its resilience Saturday afternoon at Sacramento City College, coming back to defeat Woodcreek 9-8 in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I action. Down 8-4 in the bottom of the seventh, Billy Martina and Rhys Kennedy singled and doubled on first-pitch fastballs, respectively, before Crew Winkler’s hard liner […]

No Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sports Short: May 24, 2016

OAK RIDGE SUMMER SOCCER CAMP Open to Boys and Girls 8th through 10th (based on 2016-17 school year) Monday, July 18 through Thursday, July 21st 8:30-11:30 a.m., Oak Ridge Stadium Camp lead by 2016-17 Oak Ridge soccer staff Cost $150.00 (includes t-shirt) To Register: trojanpride.com – Men’s Soccer/Women’s Soccer – Additional Links – Summer Camp

No Comment / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: May 25-31, 2016

Thursday, May 26 Baseball Section playoffs D-I: Loser’s bracket, SCC, 7 p.m. Track and Field Masters Tournament, Elk Grove HS Friday, May 27 Baseball Section playoffs D-I: Championship, 4 p.m. Track and Field Masters Tournament, Elk Grove HS

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Scoreboard

Softball Section playoffs Oak Ridge 13, McClatchy 1 — The Lady Trojans opened the CIF-SJS Division I playoffs last Thursday with a big win over the Lions at the Sacramento Softball Complex. Oak Ridge 4, Sheldon 12 — The Trojans lost their second-round D-I playoff game. Lacrosse North Coast Section Championships Oak Ridge girls 7, […]

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Root Division I discus champ

Trojan shot putter Jack Root competes at last Friday's Division I meet in Elk Grove. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge’s Jack Root followed up his first place showing earlier in the week in the discus throw with a solid second place showing in Friday’s shot put finals at the Division I Meet at Elk Grove. Root had the early lead with a 54-2 heave, a personal best, until overtaken by […]

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