Tennis: Almeida defeats section’s No.1

LOOMIS — Add Madeline Almeida to the list of David-versus-Goliath improbable outcomes in the world of prep sports. An obvious underdog against the section’s individual singles champion Wednesday, the Oak Ridge freshman shook off a semis loss less than 24 hours earlier to upstage Del Oro’s Abby Bacharach 0-6, 6-4, 7-5 in their battle at […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Volleyball: Trojans oust Davis

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls volleyball squad advanced through the opening round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Tuesday evening, dropping visiting Davis three games to one at Ponderosa High. The Lady Trojans put the Blue Devils down 25-19, 16-25, 25-23 and 25-17 en route to victory. “We hadn’t seen Davis this year,” co-head coach Christy Bergin […]

November 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Family golfs with a pro

Dale and Nick Hulsing, along with their good friend Steve Middlejauff, took advantage of the great weather this Wednesday to play a winning round of golf at Serrano with The Golf Channel’s “Big Break Greenbrier” star Isaac Sanchez. The Hulsing’s won the opportunity at Oak Ridge High School’s Blue & Gold Banquet last April. The ORHS girls […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Seniors sign

Ten Oak Ridge High School seniors singes their Letters of Intent Wednesday afternoon, pledging to continue their sports careers in college. Athletes ready for the next level are: Ali Bettencourt, Basketball at San Jose State; Lindsey Zito, softball at Humboldt; Austin Root baseball at Sacramento State; Caitlyn Olan, softball at CSU San Bernadino; Mickey Meinhofer baseball at Regis University; Josh Wellman, […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Ethos girls win Boofest

Ethos Saints U11 girls blue team took first place at the recent Sac United Boofest. Ethos is only in its second year as a club and this competitive girls team is a first-year team that came together and won one the largest and (most fun) tournament of the year. The Ethos Saints u11 boys white team took second place at […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Tennis: Lady Trojans fall short in section finale

LOOMIS — Wednesday’s tense match between visiting Oak Ridge and Del Oro to determine Division I Sac-Joaquin Section tennis title came down to doubles play — the Lady Trojans and Golden Eagles both seeking their second banner. With three matches left, the team that won 2-of-3 took the prize. Del Oro’s victories at No. 1 […]

November 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Tennis: Oak Ridge squeaks through to semis

FOLSOM — Passing a major postseason test, host Oak Ridge defeated St. Mary’s 5-4 Monday in Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls tennis action at the Broadstone Racquet Club. With the victory, the Lady Trojans advanced to a match against Rocklin, the program’s first-ever Division I semifinals appearance. Standing in the way were the Rams, winners of […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged