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Oak Ridge showcases new logo

Oak Ridge Assistant Principal Ron Thomas, center, performs in front of a full house at the high school's new school logo launch, seen on screen. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Nov. 12 Re-Branding Launch Event at Oak Ridge High was a rousing success — evidenced by the standing-room-only crowd that packed the Trojan Arena on a weeknight. Those attending were entertained with singing, music, dancing, fashion and more from the 370 student performers and witnessed the unveiling of the school’s new athletic logo — a […]

No Comment / November 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fight for it but fall short

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge’s quest to advance past the first round of Friday’s NorCal Tournament ended in disappointment when No. 5 seeded Miramonte used a doubles sweep to eliminate the No. 4 Lady Trojans 4-3 at the Natomas Racquet Club. Ahead 3-2 on the strength of three singles wins, Oak Ridge needed one of its […]

No Comment / November 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hi 5 Taekwondo athlete brings home bronze

Saejin Yi poses with her well-deserved bronze medal. Courtesy photo

The USA Taekwondo National Poomsae team recently competed at the World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico.  There were 46 countries competing in 36 divisions with each and every athlete pursuing a gold medal in their respective division.  After four days of competition, the USA team brought home 20 medals (4 gold, 5 silver and […]

No Comment / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wraps up positive cross-country seasons

The Oak Ridge cross country athletes competed well at the section championships on Nov. 15 at the Willow Hills near Folsom High School. The varsity girls’ team placed seventh  in the Division 1 race with 173 points. The team was lead by Arial Hendrickson and Mikhayla Polivka, who placed 17th and 31st, respectively. Arial, who earned a medal, and […]

No Comment / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans rally for section title

Connor Hountalas, center, is congratulated by teammates after his 75th-minute goal gave Oak Ridge the lead over Davis at Cosumnes Oaks Saturday. Photo by Ernie Valenzuela III

ELK GROVE — With four minutes left in regulation time of Saturday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I boys soccer title game at Cosumnes Oaks High, Oak Ridge and Davis appeared headed toward overtime tied 1-1. Up stepped Trojan Connor Hountalas. The day prior, Hountalas, one of Oak Ridge’s goalies, had talked to Oak Ridge coach Joe […]

No Comment / November 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan tennis captures section title

The Lady Trojans pose with the well-deserved section banner they earned on Nov. 12. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — On a day Oak Ridge High unveiled its new sports logo, the old one in use still packed a punch as the Lady Trojans, behind steely determination, captured the Sac-Joaquin Division I section title Wednesday afternoon at Broadstone Racquet Club — defeating Rocklin 7-2 in an all-Sierra Foothill League final. The banner was the second in program […]

No Comment / November 13, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Oak Ridge girls halfway there

FOLSOM — Because the NFL’s Oakland Raiders are currently 0-9, was Oak Ridge senior Teja Chalamcherla’s Raider cap subliminal messaging in that 0-9 translated in team tennis terms is the worst possible outcome? Maybe. Were the rearranged court-assignments by Trojan coach Ralph Clark — you now need a map to figure it out — meant to throw Franklin off […]

No Comment / November 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »