Noticably absent from this week’s Sac-Joaquin Section girls’ softball playoffs are Oak Ridge High and four-year senior starting pitcher Kasey Stanchek. For three straight seasons, Stanchek toed the rubber at the Sacramento Softball Complex and pitched the Trojans to back-to-back-to-back section titles — outright or sometimes in comebacks. Oak Ridge, with eight Division II and III […]
SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge right-fielder Luke Eicher provided the defense, and starting pitcher Austin Ales provided the pitching Saturday at American River College in a convincing 8-1 victory over top-ranked Elk Grove in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I baseball playoffs. Ales went seven strong innings, striking out six and allowing zero […]
ELK GROVE — The Oak Ridge girls and boys varsity track and field teams had very successful evenings in their first Division I meet, qualifying 10 girls and seven boys for Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet, the final event before the CIF State Meet June 3-4. Both Trojan teams finished third. Fairfield won the varsity […]
The Trojans High School Mountain Bike Team pedaled over most of the competition at the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s California State Championships May 15, earning second place in Division II. Thirty-nine teams representing the NorCal and SoCal regions raced to the finish line in Los Olivos “and we came in second,” said proud coach Mark Ferry. […]
Oak Ridge High honored its student athletes for their outstanding academic and athletic performances at a dinner Sunday, May 15. Katie Vaughn (girls volleyball) and Vince Waldhauser (wrestling) were voted Outstanding Career Athletes for their four years of accomplishments while competing for the Trojans. The Senior Athletes of the Year are Samantha Ralstin (track, cross-country), and Will […]
Oak Ridge’s varsity boys volleyball squad fell to Jesuit in the Sac-Joaquin Division 1 semifinal match on May 17. The Trojans challenged the Marauders in four games, winning the first, 25-22, but falling in close match-ups there after — 23-25, 22-25, 21-25. This was coach Tom Van Der Wende’s final year leading the team. The varsity squad […]
El Dorado Hills Town Center hosted Little League Day Saturday and the community came out in force to support young players. More than 800 kids from 66 Little League teams participated in the event, which included a parade and a visit from Dinger, the Sacramento RiverCats mascot.