Volleyball: Oak Ridge overcomes Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Behind a boost of senior play from Maddie DeGeorge, Hayley Corell, Moira McVicar and Delaney Chaplin, fifth-ranked Oak Ridge held off upset-minded Ponderosa in four sets Monday to close out the regular season home schedule. The four contributed mightily to the Trojans’ 23-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 Senior Night win — doing so […]

November 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged

Running the Chateau du Medoc Marathon

Michael Brandt, 71, of El Dorado Hills recently completed his 15th international marathon at the 29th Chateau du Medoc Marathon held in Pauillac, France, last month. He is a veteran marathoner, having completed marathons on all seven continents, 15 countries and 105 marathons. How did it go? Read below: This was by far the best marathon I had […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Rolling to perfection

The Rolling Hills Middle School eighth grade volleyball team finished its season with a perfect 10-0 record, capturing the Foothill Athletic League title. The squad beat Folsom and Pleasant Grove in the recent playoffs to win the league title. The Bengals are coached by former Oak Ridge volleyball star Robin Portela. Members of the team […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge puts the kibosh to Bruins

By Cody Holliday SHINGLE SPRINGS — Visiting Oak Ridge turned in solid performances on both sides of the ball Friday and blanked Ponderosa 41-0 in Delta River League football action before a packed crowd. Troys’ victory marked the end of the Trojan-Bruin rivalry dating back to the early 80s. With lots of pregame and halftime […]

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Soccer: Trojans jump on Ponderosa

By Brandon Anicich Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys soccer program hosted Ponderosa Thursday night at home, jumping on a timid Bruin performance in the first half en route to a 3-1 victory. From the opening kick, Ponderosa walked on eggshells, failing to attack aggressively and pursue 50-50 balls with tenacity. Sensing that, Oak Ridge scored […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Mighty Mites win big

The Mighty Mite Jr. Trojans won their game agains Woodcreek Saturday, 32-6. The team, coached by James Greule, plays in the Sierra Athletic Conference and playoffs begin Nov. 2 at Oak Ridge High School.

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Cross country: Trojans 1st at Granite Bay

CARMICHAEL — The Oak Ridge High cross-country teams competed at the recent Granite Bay Invitational at Ancil Hoffman Park. The varsity course was 5,000 meters — 3.1 miles — and the Frosh/Soph course was 4,000 meters — 2.5 miles. Harriers from 10 schools participated in the invitational. Eight Oak Ridge athletes received medals. The Oak […]

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