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Trojan baseball escapes late-game rally for win over rival Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS  — The Trojans withstood a seventh-inning rally to beat Ponderosa 6-4 in Tuesday’s Delta River League varsity baseball matchup. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Chris Muse-Fisher went the distance, striking out seven while allowing four runs on 10 hits. Heading into the bottom of the seventh the Bruins were pegged with a five-run deficit, but […]

No Comment / April 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity volleyball wins two, loses two

SPIKED — Trent Stigerts prepares to rocket the ball past defenders at the tournament Saturday. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team played at the Brian Nolan tournament at Granite Bay High School April 2 and equally split their victories and loses. The Trojans started out string, handily defeating Elk Grove 25-3 and 25-11 and winning against Nevada Union 25-23 and 25-23. The match against De La Sal proved more difficult and the […]

No Comment / April 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils announce new coaching additions

Taz builds on “family-oriented” coaching style Taz head coach Jason Brown recently introduced two new coaching staff members for the 2011 season. Brown’s brother Mark and sister Marybeth will join the staff as assistant coaches. “We’re very excited to have Mark and Marybeth join the team,” said Brett Jones, Taz president. “The family ties were important in the hiring […]

No Comment / April 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struggle to match potent Roseville offense

Oak Ridge mounted a seventh-inning two-out rally to bring the deficit to four, but ultimately fell 8-4 to Roseville in Friday’s non-conference varsity baseball match-up. Entering the final frame for the Trojans, pinch-hitting outfielder Cody Uharriet stepped up to the plate with two outs and two runners on. Sitting on a 2-1 fastball, Uharriet sent […]

No Comment / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge lacrosse outdueled by Granite Bay

By Tyler Schmidt The Oak Ridge varsity boys lacrosse team hosted Granite Bay in a league game Friday. Despite the Trojans’ rowdy cheering section, Oak Ridge fell to the Grizzlies 11-5. Granite Bay came out hot and scored three goals in the first eight minutes — the third of the three on a great long-range shot from the […]

No Comment / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track athletes set personal records at Bronco Invitational

GOIGN THE DISTANCE — Bryce Williams runs his leg of the the 4 x 100 meter relay at the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational Saturday. Williams, a member of the frosh/soph team, helped his team place fourth in the event. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge track & field teams brought home a hefty chest full of medals from the Bella Vista Bronco Invitational on April 2. Many athletes set personal records in their events. The varsity girls placed first with 84 points and the varsity boys tied for third with Lincoln of Stockton with 38 points. The frosh/soph boys placed […]

No Comment / April 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins fall to Trojans in varsity volleyball match

SMACK DOWN — Trent Stigerts attacks the ball during a Trojans' game against the Ponderosa Bruins. The Oak Ridge varsity team won the match in three games. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team played beat the Ponderosa Bruins in three games. The Trojans stomped the Bruins 25-17, 25-18 and 25-20 thanks to 13 kills from Jonathan Tuttle, 19 assists from Connor Dunham and 11 digs from Nate Lambert. The team is next headed for the Brian Nolan Tournament at Granite Bay High School on April […]

No Comment / April 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »