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Coach Van Der Wende takes a bow

COACH Tom Van Der Wende celebrated a win and his last regular season game with the Oak Ridge varsity boys volleyball team last week. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Thursday was Senior Night for the nine Oak Ridge seniors and it marked the final regular season match of volleyball coach Tom Van Der Wende’s career. After a rousing send-off for Jon Tuttle, Tim Spykerman, Connor Dunham, Nathan Lambert, Chris Gomm, Connor Blakeman, Luke Whitcomb, Jack Hoisington and Mike Whitcomb, the Trojans took the floor against […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ Scoreboard: April 25-30

Girls soccer April 25: Varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — loss, 1-0 Girls lacrosse April 26: Varsity v. Las Lomas Knights — loss, 10-9 April 29: Varsity v. Christian Brothers Falcons — win, 14-4 Boys volleyball April 26: Varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — win, 3-0 Baseball April 26: Varsity v. Folsom Bulldogs — win, 8-2 April […]

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JV softball having a great season

ANOTHER VICTORY —€” The Lady Trojans JV softball team celebrates their win over Sheldon Wednesday. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge High School JV Softball is doing phenomenal this year with a 5-1-1 record in League (Delta River League D1) and 14-3-1 overall including tournament play. The girls defeated Sheldon High School from Elk Grove Wednesday at home, 25-1.

No Comment / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan girls fly past Eagles

Marissa Ribeiro’s hat trick sparked an offensive explosion for the Oak Ridge High soccer team Wednesday and the Lady Trojans, behind a season-high number of goals, routed visiting Pleasant Grove 5-zip. Oak Ridge, which improved to 2-2-3 in the Delta River League, carried a 1-0 lead to the second half. Ribeiro scored twice more, Tiffani Reimers headed one […]

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Oak Ridge athletes sign on dotted line

Signing at Oak Ridge High School Monday are left to right, Nicolette Bondure, golf, CSUS, Jackie Mansoor, track, Chico State, Brittany Putman, Cross Country/Track, UC, Santa Barbara, Case Donahue, Lacrosse, Dominican University of California, Carly Bettencourt, Basketball, California State Universiy, East Bay, Ryan Adams, Football, Concordia, (Nebraska), Will Findlay, Track, Stanford, Samantha Ralstin, Cross Country/Track, Cal Berkeley, Benji Xie, Track/MIT, Zach Speno, Track, USA  Pacific, and Jon Tuttle, Volleyball, California Baptist University. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Breakfast and forms to sign greeted 11 Oak Ridge athletes bright and early Monday morning. As family and friends enjoyed the moment the students signed letters of intent to continue competing for the college or university of their choice after months of agonizing, visits and decision making. Golfer Nicolette Bondura will play for California State […]

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Trojan baseball knocks off Bulldogs

Behind a complete-game performance on the mound from Chris Muse-Fisher, timely hitting and Folsom’s knack for self-destructing, the Oak Ridge baseball team is sitting in second place in the Delta River League standings after Tuesday’s 8-2 victory. Oak Ridge is 6-2 and Jesuit, which defeated Pleasant Grove Tuesday, leads the DRL with a 7-1 record. […]

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Bruins edge Troy on Kimball’s penalty kick

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SHINGLE SPRINGS — Jenna Hufford’s last-second block of Carisa Rivers’ turn shot made for a dramatic finish in Monday’s Ponderosa-Oak Ridge Delta River League soccer matchup. The denial of the Trojans’ best attempt preserved a lead the host Bruins made stand for a 1-0 victory. Hufford, Ponderosa’s goalie, saw little action thanks to the Bruins’ last line of […]

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