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Rain didn’t dampen spirits at Stanford Invitational

Athletes endured cool and wet conditions at the Stanford Invitational March 25 and 26 but that didn’t stop Oak Ridge track and field from performing well. Will Findlay’s placed first in the high jump with a jump of 6’4.75′. He will attend Stanford University this fall and will compete for the track team. The other […]

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

Trojan boys rip Capital Christian

SET UP — Connor Dunham sets the ball for Trent Stigerts against Capital Christian. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It wasn’t “easy” playing for or coaching Oak Ridge High in its volleyball match March 22 with visiting Capital Christian — it was too easy. No matter who occupied the court, the Trojans scored at will and with additional points via Cougar errors, the hosts rolled to the 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 non-conference win. “Our subs […]

No Comment / March 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

TAZ announces new 2011 coach

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Club President Brett Jones announced that Jason Brown will be the next head coach of the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils. Jones said he believes Brown is the ideal coach to take the club forward, explaining, “We’ve interviewed a large number of very qualified candidates. Jason has the ideal mix of experience and enthusiasm. We’re extremely happy […]

No Comment / March 22, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR track stars bring home medals

The Oak Ridge Track & Field teams had some good performances at the 73rd Annual Le Febvre Relays at Placer High School on March 19. The meet started off with cloudy skies and cool temperatures but took a turn for the worst around 11:30 as steady rain, wind, and a chill set in for the […]

No Comment / March 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge swimmers notch first win of the season

OAK RIDGE swimmer Josh Verner swam a section qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke. Photo by Colleen Rich

By Janine Joy ELK GROVE —  The Oak Ridge swim team swam to victory in its first Delta River League meet at Sheldon March 16. Both the boys and girls teams won by a landslide — the varsity boys won 140-46, and the varsity girls easily outdid the Huskies 134-40. “For our first meet I was […]

No Comment / March 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans softball takes second

The Oak Ridge High School JV softball team took second place in the prestigious Victory Pre Season Tournament held at the Elk Grove Softball Complex. Oak Ridge had an overall record of four Wins and one loss over the three-day event. Twenty-four of the best Sacramento high school programs played in the tournament. The Lady Trojans played hard, played smart and really came together as a team. ORHS players are: Michelle Bardini, Alicia Bothwell, Alyssa Burns, Jessica Burgess, Maddie Campos, Sydney Carlson, Imari Hayes, Joanne Johnson, Nicole Martin, Jade Mercadel, Amanda Miller, Gio Specchiali, Jenn Woo and Cari Yovanovich. Head coach is Lawrence Divinagracia and assistant coach is Joe Campos. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge High School JV softball team took second place in the prestigious Victory Pre Season Tournament held at the Elk Grove Softball Complex March 10-12. Oak Ridge had an overall record of four Wins and one loss over the three-day event. Twenty-four of the best Sacramento high school programs played in the tournament. […]

No Comment / March 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis breaks serve in new league

OAK RIDGE senior Tanner Schmutte gets ready to swing during a set against a Ponderosa High School player at the March 14 match. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge and Ponderosa boys tennis teams embark on new challenges this spring playing in a new league and a higher division. One thing that won’t change: as members of the Delta River League, the Trojans and Bruins will still play each other twice during the regular season. Their first match ended with a […]

No Comment / March 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »