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Lady Trojans celebrate Senior Night with win

OAK RIDGE’S Dakota McLarnan drives to the basket for two of her 14 points in Troy’s win over Pleasant Grove Tuesday. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge girls basketball team moved into second place in the Delta River League standings all alone with a 53-44 victory over visiting Pleasant Grove Tuesday. Flowers and tributes opened the evening’s festivities as seniors Dakota McLarnan, Stefanie Walberg, Alexa Pickett, Carly Benttencourt, Natalie Stone and Hayley Padua-Dean celebrated their final league home game […]

No Comment / February 09, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestlers finish 3rd in DRL

Oak Ridge High wrestling rallied for a 38-28 victory over visiting Sheldon last Wednesday. The Senior Night win gave the Trojans third place over the Huskies with a 3-2 Delta River League record. Before the match, the program acknowledged its seniors —Blake Brown, Jon Muniz, Andrew Sylvester, Alex Diaz, Brandon Buriani and Waldhauser. Sheldon (2-3) […]

No Comment / February 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge athletes sign

SIGN — Jordan Matanane, center, smiles as he looks to the audience during the Oak Ridge football letter of intent signing Wednesday. Matanane signed with Sacramento State, Tostenson, left, signed with Azusa Pacific and Will Tucker, right, with Cal Poly. Mother Lode News photo by Krysten Kellum

Three Trojans from the Oak Ridge football program inked their names to a college Letter of Intent to play at the next level at a signing ceremony last Wednesday at the school’s multi-purpose room. Quarterback Will Tostenson will take his talents to Azusa Pacific; shifty power running back Matanane stays close to play for Sacrament […]

No Comment / February 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge continues DRL skid

SPO_ORboys

The Sheldon boys baskeball team showed why it’s No. 1 and undefeated in the Delta River League Friday night, cruising to a 70-56 victory over Oak Ridge. The loss was the fourth in a row for the Trojans, whose unbeaten streak came to an end with a five-point loss to Pleasant Grove Jan. 26. Two […]

No Comment / February 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR grapplers pin Sheldon

Winning the  final five matches Wednesday including closing back-to-back pins by Hugh Ellerman and Vince Waldhauser, Oak Ridge High wrestling rallied for a 38-28 victory over visiting Sheldon. The Senior Night win gave the Trojans third place over the Huskies with a 3-2 Delta River League record. Before the match, the program acknowledged its seniors […]

No Comment / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

St. Francis too much for Lady Trojans

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge High girls basketball team came into Tuesday’s game on a four-game winning streak against Delta River League nemesis St. Francis and though the Lady Trojans played hard in the nail-biter of a game, it wasn’t enough as the Troubadours cam away with the 63-55 victory […]

No Comment / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH 8-year-old wrestles at States

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STATE CONTENDER — Justin Lamson, 8, of El Dorado Hills took fourth place in the Elementary State Wrestling Championships held in Selma, California on Jan. 28. Justin (known to his teammates as “Boomer”) is a second year club wrestler and a student at Jackson Elementary School.

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »