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Boys lacrosse: Trojans’ rally falls short

A halftime speech motivated the Oak Ridge High lacrosse team to come back in Saturday’s nonleague game against Foothill but the Pleasanton school hung on to post an 8-5 win. Trailing 5-1 at halftime, Trojan Josh Wellman scored less than a minute into the third period. Prior to taking the field, Troy coach Chad Walden and […]

No Comment / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys knock off Chico

Oak Ridge boys volleyball players have warm-up T-shirts that read “Lock, Load and Explode.” The Trojans did exactly that on serve during the third set of Wednesday’s nonleague home match against Chico, leading to a four-set 25-17, 20-25, 25-15, 25-17 victory. With the match tied at one win each entering the third game, Oak Ridge […]

No Comment / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls soccer: Trojans open league play with tie

Two minutes into Tuesday’s Delta River League opener, the Oak Ridge High girls soccer team appeared to have momentum on its side. Trojan forward Hannah Miller drove the ball down her team’s sidelines while battling a Folsom mark and fired the ball into the net for the goal. Oak Ridge wouldn’t score again but Folsom […]

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

Baseball: Trojans drop home opener

Trojans salute as the flag is raised at Oak Ridge's baseball home opener. Courtesy photo

In the first home game of the season Thursday, the Oak Ridge High baseball team fell 8-5 to Bella Vista in nonleague play. The Broncos overcame a 5-4 deficit with three runs in the fifth and another in the sixth. Behind 4-2 entering the bottom of the fourth inning, Oak Ridge took a 5-4 lead as Jake […]

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

Softball: Cook’s clutch against Union Mine

Bailey Cook’s two-out, sixth-inning double to the gap in left-center scored pinch-runner Jenna Fitzgerald all the way from first base in Oak Ridge’s 5-4 victory over Union Mine. The Trojans’ come-from-behind win Saturday morning opened Oak Ridge’s round-robin tournament. Both Troy and the D’backs played Center in the afternoon. Trailing 4-2, Caitlyn Olan’s triple into […]

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

Trojans’ NorCal trek gets diverted

Senior Michelle Barkley goes up for a tough shot between two Monte Vista defenders during Saturday's NorCal playoff game. Despite the team's best efforts — Barkley led with 13 points — the Lady Trojans were eliminated by the Mustangs. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge’s gritty second-half attempt to overtake Monte Vista fell short Saturday and the host Trojans were eliminated from the NorCal playoffs after a 54-42 loss to the Mustangs. Though Oak Ridge (26-6) trimmed a once 15-point deficit to two in the fourth quarter, Monte Vista scored 15 of the last 20 points to triumph […]

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

Lacrosse: Oak Ridge aggressive in tough loss

Tanner Rosenbaum and Tyler Hersh shined Saturday afternoon for the Oak Ridge High lacrosse team, which fell to Amador Valley, 7-6. Rosenbaum had a hat trick with his second and third goals within a minute of the other at the start of the third period. The third goal gave Oak Ridge (1-2-1) a 5-4 lead. […]

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