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Oak Ridge loses big to Jesuit

By Tyler Schmidt Coming off  a two-game winning streak, the Oak Ridge baseball team hoped to keep the good times rolling against Jesuit Thursday. Instead, the game turned into one-sided Delta River League loss with Jesuit rapping out 14 hits en route to a 14-3 victory over the Trojans. Despite the cold, gusting winds and […]

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Oak Ridge soccer unlucky, unfortunate and unable against St. Francis

LADY TROJAN No. 12 Lauren Whited moved the ball past a St. Francis player. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

With the wind at its back, St. Francis tallied a trio of second-half goals to pin a 3-0 defeat on host Oak Ridge in Delta River League soccer action Wednesday afternoon. In need of a league win, the Trojans found little success at the offensive end with few if any shot opportunities but did well […]

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Lady Trojans lacrosse can’t quite catch Granite Bay

Oak Ridge's No. 15 Megan Lee makes a goal. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Despite a late second-half charge by the host Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team Tuesday, Granite Bay held on for the 12-9 Sacramento Valley League victory. Trailing by five, the Lady Trojans broke from a timeout determined to come back with 8:29 left in the second half. Megan Lee pushed her way through the Grizzly defense […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball escapes late-game rally for win over rival Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS  — The Trojans withstood a seventh-inning rally to beat Ponderosa 6-4 in Tuesday’s Delta River League varsity baseball matchup. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Chris Muse-Fisher went the distance, striking out seven while allowing four runs on 10 hits. Heading into the bottom of the seventh the Bruins were pegged with a five-run deficit, but […]

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Varsity volleyball wins two, loses two

SPIKED — Trent Stigerts prepares to rocket the ball past defenders at the tournament Saturday. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team played at the Brian Nolan tournament at Granite Bay High School April 2 and equally split their victories and loses. The Trojans started out string, handily defeating Elk Grove 25-3 and 25-11 and winning against Nevada Union 25-23 and 25-23. The match against De La Sal proved more difficult and the […]

Comments Off / April 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils announce new coaching additions

Taz builds on “family-oriented” coaching style Taz head coach Jason Brown recently introduced two new coaching staff members for the 2011 season. Brown’s brother Mark and sister Marybeth will join the staff as assistant coaches. “We’re very excited to have Mark and Marybeth join the team,” said Brett Jones, Taz president. “The family ties were important in the hiring […]

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Trojans struggle to match potent Roseville offense

Oak Ridge mounted a seventh-inning two-out rally to bring the deficit to four, but ultimately fell 8-4 to Roseville in Friday’s non-conference varsity baseball match-up. Entering the final frame for the Trojans, pinch-hitting outfielder Cody Uharriet stepped up to the plate with two outs and two runners on. Sitting on a 2-1 fastball, Uharriet sent […]

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