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Varsity boys lose match in four

SET UP —€” No. 11 Connor Blakeman sets the ball for No. 6 Storm VanSoldt during Tuesday's match against Granite Bay. The varsity boys lost in four games. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team fell to Granite Bay in preseason play Tuesday evening. The Grizzlies bested the Trojans in four games, taking the first two 16-25 and 19-25 and finishing the fourth 20-25. The Trojans won the third game 25-20. Players Jonathan Tuttle led the Trojans with 15 kills, followed by Jack Hoisington […]

No Comment / March 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track team brings home 35 medals

The Oak Ridge track and field teams competed very well at the King/Glibert Invite on March 12 at Granite Bay High School. Twenty-three teams competed at this invite. It was a beautiful day for a track meet with sunny skies, mild temperatures, and very little wind. Several Oak Ridge athletes achieved personal bests. Thirty-five medals […]

No Comment / March 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Wrestling Club takes top 13

BIG FINISH — The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club qualified 11 wrestlers for the 2011 Middle School Tournament of Champions. The came home with an impressive 13th-place finish. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club won 19 matches at the Northern California Junior High Tournament of Champions held at Del Oro High School, taking home 13th place. Rolling Hills seventh-grader Brandon Claiborne led the EDHWC charge with a 6-1 record that earned a third place podium position at 108 pounds. Eighth-grade team members Josh […]

No Comment / March 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

’96 wins NoCal Spring Showcase tournament

 The El Dorado United Soccer Academy’s U15 girls’ soccer team, Eclipse ’96, won the championship at the Northern California Spring Showcase moving them up six positions to 14th place in the Northern California rankings.  The tournament held March 5 & 6 was hosted by the Juventus Sports Club and featured teams from Canada, Washington, Oregon, Nevada […]

No Comment / March 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans back-to-back championship dream dashed

The Oak Ridge High School’s girls basketball team won’t get a chance at Division 1 Championship title this year. The Lady Trojans’ bid to return to the NorCal finals ended Thursday as host and top seed Berkeley eliminated them 75-49 in second-round action. Oak Ridge, which beat Berkeley in last season’s state title run, finished with a […]

No Comment / March 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ales, Muse-Fisher no hit Del Campo

BIG HIT — Teammates greet Trojan No. 7 Bobby Gatta after he scores the winning run in the 10th inning against Del Campo Wednesday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge’s first game of the 2011 baseball season kicked off with an epic pitcher’s duel between the host Trojans and Del Campo Wednesday, won by Oak Ridge in 10 innings. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Austin Ales was near unhittable from the start. Inning after inning. he kept Del Campo at bay in the batter’s box […]

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans bounce Lowell in NorCal competition

SAN FRANCISCO — The Oak Ridge girls basketball team eliminated host Lowell by 25 points in Tuesday’s Northern California Regional Tournament opener at Kezar Pavilion. Seniors Natalie Stone and Dakota McLarnan each sank four three-pointers to lead the offense while Jenna Klein keyed the Trojans’ trapping-pressing defense that caused Lowell (28-5) fits. “They (Lowell) had a hard time […]

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »