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Schedule: Jan. 20-26, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 20 Girls basketball Del Oro @ OR, 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 Wrestling Granite Bay @ OR, 4:30 Friday, Jan. 22 Boys basketball OR @ Granite Bay, 7:30 Girls basketball OR @ Granite Bay, 6 p.m. Wrestling OR @ CIT Morro Bay Saturday, Jan. 23 Wrestling OR @ CIT Morrow Bay Monday, Jan. […]

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Battaglia, Compton and Co. rock Rocklin

Cole Compton, pictured earlier this season, scored, rebounded, blocked and assisted in Oak Ridge's victory Saturday over Rocklin. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

Playing less than 24 hours after an exciting overtime victory in Grass Valley, Oak Ridge returned home to defeat Rocklin 71-47 in an early evening Sierra Foothill League matchup Saturday. Matt Battaglia, behind a fast start and strong finish, scored a game-high 25 points while Cole Compton recorded added 17 points, 8 rebounds, several blocks […]

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Oak Ridge girls tested

A solid fourth-quarter effort on the heels of a strong finish to the third propelled host Oak Ridge past Folsom 50-43 in a tense Sierra Foothill League opener last Wednesday. For two and a half quarters, the Lady Bulldogs were more than the Trojans could handle, enjoying a nine-point halftime lead that stretched into the […]

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Lady Trojans dismiss threat of Thunder

Trojan Sydney Crozier, shown at the Toss Up, buried two three-pointers in Oak Ridge's win Saturday. Democrat photo by Jackie Penn

Can Oak Ridge win without starting post Kassidy De Lapp? That question was answered Saturday afternoon. The Lady Trojans defeated Rocklin 55-24 with De Lapp spending a good chunk of the Sierra Foothill League matchup on the bench in foul trouble — the other part of the game not needed due to the lopsided score, […]

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Schedule: Jan. 13-19, 2016

Wednesday, Jan. 13 Girls basketball OR @ Woodcreek, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15 Wrestling OR @ Tim Brown Memorial, Sacramento Saturday, Jan 16 Wrestling OR @ Tim Brown Memorial, Sacramento Monday, Jan. 18 Alpine Racing OR @ Sierra-at-Tahoe

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Scoreboard: Jan 11, 2016

Boys basketball Oak Ridge 56, Nevada Union 55 — The Trojans outscored the host Miners 9-8 in overtime Friday. Matt Battaglia scored 22 points — two to tie the score at the buzzer to end regulation — while Cole Compton added 11. Oak Ridge improved to 1-1 in the SFL. Oak Ridge 37, Folsom 58 […]

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Best prep stories of 2015

Oak Ridge's Austin Laut contemplates his next vault at last year's state championships.

Editor’s note: Oak Ridge enjoyed another strong year that saw two athletes win two state titles, another a program-first Individual Section tennis title, as well as other fine team and individual performances. Austin Laut Start to finish, Oak Ridge pole vaulter Austin Laut leaped past the competition last spring. His quest started last March at […]

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