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Trojan volleyball tames Mustangs

PLAYER Jonathan Tuttle gets into a perfect position to hit the ball. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team started last week down, but ended on a positive note. The Trojans fell to Granite Bay in preseason play on March 15 but that loss didn’t dampen their spirits on March 17 when they played Monterey Trail. Troy tamed the Mustangs in three games, 25-18, 25-22 and 26-24 Storm […]

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

Trojan golfers face the unknown

CHECK THAT SWING —€” Oak Ridge Senior Cory Dela Cruz takes a shot at early March game against Union Mine. The golf teams faces new rivals this year in the Delta River League. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge High School boys golf team will not only face new opponents this season, the golfers must adjust to a new schedule. Instead of the nine-hole home and away dual matches and two 18-hole tournaments they’ve played in the past, every team in the Delta River League competes in four 18-hole tournaments against […]

No Comment / March 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity boys lose match in four

SET UP —€” No. 11 Connor Blakeman sets the ball for No. 6 Storm VanSoldt during Tuesday's match against Granite Bay. The varsity boys lost in four games. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team fell to Granite Bay in preseason play Tuesday evening. The Grizzlies bested the Trojans in four games, taking the first two 16-25 and 19-25 and finishing the fourth 20-25. The Trojans won the third game 25-20. Players Jonathan Tuttle led the Trojans with 15 kills, followed by Jack Hoisington […]

No Comment / March 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track team brings home 35 medals

The Oak Ridge track and field teams competed very well at the King/Glibert Invite on March 12 at Granite Bay High School. Twenty-three teams competed at this invite. It was a beautiful day for a track meet with sunny skies, mild temperatures, and very little wind. Several Oak Ridge athletes achieved personal bests. Thirty-five medals […]

No Comment / March 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Wrestling Club takes top 13

BIG FINISH — The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club qualified 11 wrestlers for the 2011 Middle School Tournament of Champions. The came home with an impressive 13th-place finish. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club won 19 matches at the Northern California Junior High Tournament of Champions held at Del Oro High School, taking home 13th place. Rolling Hills seventh-grader Brandon Claiborne led the EDHWC charge with a 6-1 record that earned a third place podium position at 108 pounds. Eighth-grade team members Josh […]

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

’96 wins NoCal Spring Showcase tournament

 The El Dorado United Soccer Academy’s U15 girls’ soccer team, Eclipse ’96, won the championship at the Northern California Spring Showcase moving them up six positions to 14th place in the Northern California rankings.  The tournament held March 5 & 6 was hosted by the Juventus Sports Club and featured teams from Canada, Washington, Oregon, Nevada […]

No Comment / March 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans back-to-back championship dream dashed

The Oak Ridge High School’s girls basketball team won’t get a chance at Division 1 Championship title this year. The Lady Trojans’ bid to return to the NorCal finals ended Thursday as host and top seed Berkeley eliminated them 75-49 in second-round action. Oak Ridge, which beat Berkeley in last season’s state title run, finished with a […]

No Comment / March 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »