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Trojans denied state finals bid

Oak Ridge's Kassidy DeLapp goes up for the shot during Saturday's NorCal title game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge High’s quest for its second state title — first with the new logo – will have to wait as the Lady Trojans suffered their second NorCal finals setback in three years with Saturday afternoon’s 58-49 loss to McClatchy at Sleep Train Arena. The Lions’ second postseason win over Oak Ridge advanced […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls lacrosse: Trojan rally falls short

The Oak Ridge High girls lacrosse team fell to San Ramon Valley 12-10 in a nonleague home game Saturday evening. The Lady Trojans (2-3) and Lady Wolfpack were tied at 5-5 at halftime. The two teams tied again at 6s and 7s on goals from Cristina Drossos. The Trojans took an 8-7 lead when Sam […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Oak Ridge takes Woodcreek 3-1

In its first two Sierra Foothill League games last week against Woodcreek, Oak Ridge scored a combined 23 runs. In last Friday’s third contest, the Trojans pulled out a 3-1 win over the visiting Timberwolves to remain perfect in league (3-0) and on the season (8-0). Oak Ridge broke a 1-1 tie in the bottom […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans reach NorCal finals

LADY TROJAN Hailey McCoy drives the ball toward the basket as teammate Kassidy DeLapp looks on. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge signed, sealed and delivered its ticket to Sleep Train Arena Tuesday night at home via a commanding victory over post-season rival Berkeley, 58-49, in girls CIF NorCal semifinal action. A flawless 12-0 regular season, high seeding and victory over Oakland Tech merited a home playoff game against Berkeley. It was the first time […]

Comments Off / March 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans rally in league opener

OAK RIDGE'S Luke Johnson, left, greets John Mook after Mook's solo home run to right field Monday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In its Sierra Foothill League baseball home opener Monday, Oak Ridge scored its runs late to knock off Woodcreek 13-4. The visiting Timberwolves led 4-1 entering the bottom of the fifth inning when Trojan Tyson Solis (3-for-4, 3 RBIs) singled to lead off. After Logan Denholm walked, Tony Bolinger singled in Solis and Denholm to cut the lead to […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan bikers take the lead

GRANITE BAY — The Oak Ridge High mountain bike team overtook the Ponderosa squad in team points for the NorCal season by winning the Granite Bay Grinder High school cycling race at Granite Bay State Park last weekend. The Trojans’ victory gave them a total of 2,072 points for the season. The Bruins are second at 1,977 and […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Laut ties school record

Oak Ridge senior Austin Laut clears 15 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault at the Sturgeon Invitational. Courtesy photo

GRANITE BAY — Oak Ridge track and field athletes turned in solid performances at the 22-team Sturgeon Invitational at Granite Bay High School as many athletes obtained personal bests and medals. Medals were given to athletes who placed in the top six. The boys varsity team  placed first with 55.5 points to earn the championship […]

Comments Off / March 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »