Home » Sports You are browsing entries filed in “Sports”

Major milestone for Oak Ridge dance

SPO_ORDance

OAK RIDGE’S DANCE TEAM Won a National Title banner during last week’s competition. The girls finished first with their lyrical piece, “Cosmic Love.” They also took second in varsity jazz competition with their routine choreographed to the song “Only Girl.” The banner marks the first national title won by the team.

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

Waldhauser wins Masters wrestling title

VINCE WALDHAUSER grapples with Ponderosa wrestler Devon Nooner during a dual meet. Waldhauser won his second championship at Saturday's Masters Tournament. He advances to States this week. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

STOCKTON — In a rematch between the Nos. 2- and 3-ranked wrestlers in the state, Oak Ridge’s Vince Waldhauser, 160 pounds, prevailed over McNair’s James Wilson 9-3 to win the second Masters championship of his prep career Saturday. Earlier in the season at the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament, Waldhauser defeated Wilson 1-0. Waldhauser’s victory capped […]

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

One more win ’til Arco for Oak Ridge girls

TROJAN Carly Benttencourt breaks toward the basket against Pleasant Grove Thursday night. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge’s full-court press proved to be the difference late against Pleasant Grove as the  host Trojans won 58-51 Thursday in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I second-round girls basketball match-up. Point guard Carly Bettencourt played a near complete game, controlling the tempo for the Trojans in a fast-paced fourth quarter which saw multiple Eagle turnovers […]

No Comment / February 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans ousted in round 1 of basketball playoffs

STOCKTON — McNair’s 11-4 run late in the third quarter gave the host team the lead for good and the Eagles, paced by five players in double figures, ended Oak Ridge’s season with a 62-58 victory in the first round of the boys Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs Wednesday night. After spotting McNair a […]

No Comment / February 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan, Bruin wrestlers field champs at Divisionals

BRUIN Allen Emmons, shown here in a December match, was one of several runners-up in the championship round of the Divisional meet held in Elk Grove Feb. 18-19. He went on to compete in Masters Feb., 25-26.Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

ELK GROVE — It was a near 100-percent success rate for Ponderosa and Oak Ridge wrestlers this weekend at the two-day Divisional Sac-Joaquin Division 1 North meet hosted by Franklin High. At stake was advancement to the Masters Meet starting Friday at the Stockton Arena. Of the 24 Bruins and Trojans competing, 22 move on, including all […]

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

Oak Ridge boys defeat Bruins, finish league

Hitting on four of six free throws in the final 49 seconds and withstanding Ponderosa’s fourth-quarter three-point barrage, the Oak Ridge boys basketball team stayed just beyond the Bruins’ grasp and held on for a 64-60 victory to close the Delta River League regular season Friday. The Trojans held a 15-point third-quarter lead at one point and were […]

No Comment / February 19, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls sour Pondo Senior Night

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent SHINGLE SPRINGS — The Ponderosa girl’s basketball team celebrated Senior Night at home against intra-county rival Oak Ridge Friday night for the final Delta River League game of the season. In a packed gym in front of an enthusiastic Bruin crowd, Ponderosa honored its two seniors Nikki Johnson […]

No Comment / February 19, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »