Trojans charge past Enochs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ali Bettencourt’s signed autograph for a youngster after her playoff opener Tuesday has doubled in value. Thursday the Oak Ridge senior maintained her hot hand, burying 19 of her game-high 21 points in the first half, as the Trojans cruised past Enochs 64-33 in the second-round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I […]

March 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojan girls hold off Kennedy

Boys fall 64-47 Ali Bettencourt scored a game-high 23 points, hitting all six of her free throws in the last two minutes, as host Oak Ridge held off a furious fourth-quarter Kennedy rally to defeat the Cougars 52-39 in a Division I section playoff opener Tuesday night. Kennedy had cut its once 22-point deficit to […]

March 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Providence, Clairborne win titles

18 Bruin, Trojan grapplers advance to Masters ELK GROVE — Four months ago, Ponderosa High wrestler Trae Providence knew sacrifices had to be met in order to lose 10 pounds to compete in the 160-pound class. “I cut down all of the junk food,” Providence said. “I just had to eat smart and keep running. I completely feel […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojans edge Bruins in league finale

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys basketball team hosted Delta River League and intra-county rival Ponderosa Tuesday, topping the Bruins 56-47 in the league finale. Fans treated the showdown as if it was a section semifinal, giving both squads an electric environment to compete in. The Trojans’ win secured a playoff spot. “Playing against Oak Ridge […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge goes 10-0

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge’s 16-1 run to open the second half, led by nine consecutive points from Ali Bettencourt, decided Tuesday’s intra-county matchup with host Ponderosa. The burst opened a big lead and carried the Lady Trojans to the 76-40 victory. The win closed the Delta River League schedule, giving Troy a perfect 10-0 […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge girls perfect in league

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge’s 16-1 run to open the second half, led by nine consecutive points from Ali Bettencourt, decided Tuesday’s intra-county matchup with host Ponderosa. The burst opened a big lead and carried the Lady Trojans to the 76-40 victory. The win closed the Delta River League schedule, giving Troy a perfect 10-0 […]

February 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Shiver and Shake take silver

The El Dorado Hills Shiver and Shake basketball team took second place in the 2014 Reno Presidents Day Jam Tournament. It was the second-grade players’ first time playing in an AAU event. From left to right, starting in the back row: Coach Ray McKee, Cody Hersh, Peyton Crawford, Bryson Elliott and Isaiah McKee.; kneeling in […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,