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Lady Trojans nab DRL championship

The visiting Lady Trojans jumped out to a 41-17 halftime lead and coasted to the Delta River League victory Friday. Oak Ridge walked away with the league pennant and a final score of 70-36. Dakota McLarnan led the offense with 13 points, Haley Anderson scored 10; Natalie Stone, Carly Bettencourt and Jenna Klein each tallied […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys fall short against Folsom

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge boys basketball team entered Friday’s game against Folsom on a high note after having knocked off Pleasant Grove Wednesday and breaking a four-game losing streak, but the high was erased with an 58-50 overtime loss to the Bulldogs. The Trojans played the first half without their […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge, Pondo sends 23 to Divisionals

KEATON SUBJECK works an arm bar on Bruin wrestler Chip Hendricks during a January dual meet. The two met again at the DRL Championships, with Subjeck again finishing the victor. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

By Scott Warden Mother Lode News correspondent ELK GROVE — The Ponderosa and Oak Ridge wrestling teams started the postseason and the road to the state meet Saturday at Pleasant Grove in the Delta River League championships. The top four wrestlers in each weight class advance to this weekend’s Divsional meet at Franklin High. Ponderosa’s […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers win middle school championships

EDH CLUB wrestler Jordan Undseth takes down his opponent with a double leg. Undseth took fourth at 128 pounds. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club sent nine athletes to the North Coast Middle School Club Championships Feb. 6. Every one of them earned a podium finish, with four winning championships. The tournament hosted more than 300 wrestlers from the Bay Area to the Oregon border. Jack Likins won the 76 pound championship, marking his […]

No Comment / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans celebrate Senior Night with win

OAK RIDGE’S Dakota McLarnan drives to the basket for two of her 14 points in Troy’s win over Pleasant Grove Tuesday. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge girls basketball team moved into second place in the Delta River League standings all alone with a 53-44 victory over visiting Pleasant Grove Tuesday. Flowers and tributes opened the evening’s festivities as seniors Dakota McLarnan, Stefanie Walberg, Alexa Pickett, Carly Benttencourt, Natalie Stone and Hayley Padua-Dean celebrated their final league home game […]

No Comment / February 09, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestlers finish 3rd in DRL

Oak Ridge High wrestling rallied for a 38-28 victory over visiting Sheldon last Wednesday. The Senior Night win gave the Trojans third place over the Huskies with a 3-2 Delta River League record. Before the match, the program acknowledged its seniors —Blake Brown, Jon Muniz, Andrew Sylvester, Alex Diaz, Brandon Buriani and Waldhauser. Sheldon (2-3) […]

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

Oak Ridge athletes sign

SIGN — Jordan Matanane, center, smiles as he looks to the audience during the Oak Ridge football letter of intent signing Wednesday. Matanane signed with Sacramento State, Tostenson, left, signed with Azusa Pacific and Will Tucker, right, with Cal Poly. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

Three Trojans from the Oak Ridge football program inked their names to a college Letter of Intent to play at the next level at a signing ceremony last Wednesday at the school’s multi-purpose room. Quarterback Will Tostenson will take his talents to Azusa Pacific; shifty power running back Matanane stays close to play for Sacrament […]

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