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OR cross country has good first outing

RUN — Oak Ridge High School cross country runners take off during the Willow Hills Relays. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge cross country team competed in the Willow Hills Relays in Folsom missing several key runners due to injuries. “It was a great first meet of the year for the Oak Ridge cross country teams,” Oak Ridge coach Rob Fairley said. “We didn’t field any varsity relay teams because of runners […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge’s Preston Dean takes Rocklin to school

Preston Dean’s two touchdown runs in the last half of the fourth quarter broke a tie to give host Oak Ridge High a 21-7 defensive-oriented preseason win over Rocklin Friday night. Dean went up the middle from 9 yards out with 7:03 left to put the Trojans in the lead before rumbling in for a […]

Comments Off / September 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Delta River League girls golf opens in some limbo

ORHS SENIOR Julia Bulotti is ready to lead the team to victory. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Delta River League Division I girls golf competition is underway with a few changes from last season. In 2010 the standings were based on total strokes per team compiled over four 18-hole tournaments — quite a difference for the two new teams, Oak Ridge and Ponderosa. The format in their previous Sierra Valley Conference awarded […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Frosh football tackles Rocklin

THE FRESHMAN TROJANS line up prior to the start of Thursday evening's game. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Oak Ridge Trojan Freshman smoked the Rocklin Thunder Thursday night 26-6. Players Camden Cicchetti, Stephen Douglas and Nolan Book made a lot of great plays and kicker Adam Walter made all of his punts to help the Trojans beat the Thunder. The team, under the direction of  head coach Vance Mueller, has been practicing daily. The freshmen […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge volleyball outlasts Del Oro

By Kristi Speir Mother Lode News correspondent  It’s been four long years since the Oak Ridge High volleyball team won a match against Del Oro. But with determination and strong leadership in Tuesday’s preseason match, the Trojans got it done decisively — sweeping the Golden Eagles in three straight games, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23. Oak Ridge is […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thunder rolls into second place

GO THUNDER —€” This girls team took their skills all the way to the El Dorado Hills Soccerfest championship game. Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hunt

The U11 Thunder Girls team took second place last weekend in the El Dorado Hills Soccerfest. The girls battle three amazing teams to make it to the championship. The Thunder beat Davis and Eureka on Saturday to put them in a great position going into Sunday’s games.  They beat the Eureka Crush 1-0 with Lexi Likins […]

Comments Off / August 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge Starts season with a 33-22 win over Vista

Special teams’ play factors into outcome By Cody Holliday Friday night’s Oak Ridge High-Vista del Lago football game to kick off the season featured just about all that could go right — and wrong — on a football field: Two tantalizing kickoff returns for touchdowns; several long passes going for scores; defenses that came up […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »