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Trojan wrestling wins the ‘Wars’

The league action winding down and the postseason looming, Oak Ridge High’s varsity program hosted its annual Trojan Wars invitational tournament Saturday, with 15 schools participating in the daylong event. Troy seized the day on its home turf, finishing first with 261.5 total points. Oak Ridge finished with nearly 100 points more than the second-place […]

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Jr. Trojan scholastic achievers

The Oak Ridge Junior Trojan Scholastic All-Stars (SAS) honored 173 youngsters at their recent awards event held at Silva Valley Elementary School. The SAS is a rewards program for junior athletes that maintain a high GPA, all the while keeping up with the high demands of extremely competitive sports. This incentive-based program that prioritizes academic excellence above […]

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Trojans win dual, 6th at Morro Bay

Mikey Mello lifts a Del Oro wrestler across the mat last Thursday. Photo by Kristin Bicocca

MORRO BAY — Six Oak Ridge wrestlers placed at last weekend’s Sam Boyd CIT Tournament at Morrow Bay High School. The top Trojan to medal was Mikey Mello (128 pounds) in second place. Four others placed sixth: Jackson Redhair (134), Ricky Mello (140), Bobby Mello (154) and AJ Bicocca (162). Nick Diaz (182) was seventh. […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge beat by Del Oro

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys program suffered through a tough loss at home last Tuesday, falling 64-52 to a Del Oro squad that outplayed the Trojans in all aspects of the game. Troy trailed the Golden Eagles through all four quarters, failing to jump ahead despite keeping within striking distance. “We flat-out got outplayed,” head […]

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Lady Trojans get it done

The play wasn’t pretty nor textbook but in the end it was effective for the Oak Ridge girls who defeated Del Oro 54-31 at home last Wednesday evening. The win improved the Lady Trojans to 5-0 in the Sierra Foothill League, 18-1 overall. Oak Ridge missed shots, free throws and turned the ball over. But […]

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Schedule: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 27 Boys basketball OR @ Folsom, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28 Wrestling OR @ Rocklin, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 Boys basketball Nevada Union @ OR, 7:30 Girls basketball Nevada Union @ OR, 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 Wrestling ED, OR @ Trojan War, ORHS Monday, Feb. 1 Alpine Racing OR @ Sierra-at-Tahoe, […]

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Scoreboard: Jan. 18, 2016

Girls basketball Oak Ridge 68, Woodcreek 41 — The Lady Trojans grabbed a 38-16 halftime lead in Wednesday’s SFL road victory. Boys basketball Oak Ridge 40, Woodcreek 63 — The host Timberwolves pulled away with a 40-24 second half in Tuesday’s SFL win. Matt Battaglia led the Trojans with 20 points while Spencer Duane and […]

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