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Oak Ridge squanders chances

Andrew Lackowski makes a catch and turns up the sideline for an 80-yard jaunt to the end zone, scoring the Trojan’s last touch down. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Repeat of 2012 section finals favors Granite Bay A seven-point halftime deficit was almost eliminated by the Oak Ridge High football team in Friday’s Sierra Foothill League home game against Granite Bay. Trailing 17-10 at halftime, the Trojans failed to capitalize on several third quarter opportunities and never caught the Grizzlies, who went on to […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans fall in 3

Olivia Reed slams one back at Granite Bay last Thursday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A quick start in the third set appeared to favor Oak Ridge in Thursday’s Sierra Foothill League volleyball home match against top ranked Granite Bay. The Lady Trojans jumped out 4-0 behind the serving of junior outside hitter Olivia Reid. With kills from Hailey Maniglia and Kimmy Tuttle, Oak Ridge led 7-3 before the Grizzlies rallied to […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge too much for Nevada Union

Oak Ridge water polo player Crystal Burns and the Lady Trojans burned the Nevada Union Lady Miners in an SFL contest. Photo by Janna Weiss

If the Oak Ridge High boys varsity water polo team wanted to score at random in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League match against Nevada Union, it did. The Trojans, leading 6-3 after the first period, broke open the close game in the second period for a resounding 25-7 win over the Miners at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swing for the Cure champs

Gold '01 champs are, front row left to right: Bailey Pfeiler, Cami Lee, Adreanna Killingsworth, Sam Giordanengo, Sky Linnane, Reagan Hunt; middle row left to right: Coach Gigi Jimenez, Sydney Littles, Mia Perez, Faith Matis, Ashley Jarman, Haley Orchard, Giana Hays, Leah Polson; and back row left to right: Coaches Chris Matis, Alan Orchard and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold ’01 14U Girls Fastpitch Softball team took the ASA Swing For the Cure championship trophy home to El Dorado Hills the weekend of Oct. 4 & 5. The team battled hard en route to a 6-1 tournament record, including a 4-0 record on Sunday. The girls outscored their opponents 61-12, including a 8-0 victory against the previously unbeaten Nor Cal Dirt Dogs. […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans get new lacrosse coach

Oak Ridge High School Athletics has named Nathan Hendel as the head coach of the Trojan women’s lacrosse program. Hendel most recently served as the assistant varsity coach for the Trojan women’s lacrosse team during the 2013 season. A native of the East Bay, Hendel moved to Sacramento in 2008. He has held various coaching positions, including […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struck by Thunder

ROCKLIN — It’s hard telling the more impressive at Rocklin High Friday night: its dance squad, the halftime pyrotechnics show or its football team. Safe guess to say Oak Ridge thinks it’s the latter after the Thunder rolled past the Trojans 59-21 in Sierra Foothill League action. Rocklin, which celebrated its homecoming, owned field positioning all evening. Thunder quarterback […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans do well at Stanford run

PALO ALTO — The Oak Ridge varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at the recent prestigious 41st Stanford Invitational at the university golf course. Teams from throughout California and non-California teams were in attendance that featured many of the top high school and collegiate cross country athletes in the nation. The Trojan boys placed […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »