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Boys varsity volleyball wins first league match

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team put a leash on the Sheldon Huskies. The Trojans won their first league match 3-0 — 25-23, 25-29 and 25-22 — thanks to some superb kills from Tim Spykerman and Jonathan Tuttle, Connor Dunham’s impressive 27 assists and his two aces. Connor Blakeman also contributed nine assists and […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans take third in volleyball tourney

TROJAN Jonathan Tuttle prepares to launch the ball during a game at the LaJolla Tournament this past weekend. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team came home from the LaJolla Tournament with the bronze. The Trojans aced and set their way to third place, out of 48 teams. Trojan Jonathan Tuttle and Storm VanSoldt received additional honors as they were named to the all tournament team. Tuttle had 62 kills, nine aces, 42 […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Young wrestlers win big

WINNERS — Kaden West, Mikey Mello and Justin Lamson came home with medals from the SCWAY K-8 State Wrestling Championships. Courtesy photo

The last weekend in March, 12 El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers traveled to Clovis High School for the SCWAY K-8 State Wrestling Championships. Half of them came home with medals. Results: Third-grader Kaden West placed 7th; Fifth-grader Mikey Mello placed 6th; second-grader Justin Lamson placed 8th; eighth-grader Josh Ploke placed 5th; sixth-grader Jakob Flores placed 5th; and […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ Scoreboard

Freshman baseball The Oak Ridge Trojans Baseball team won the March 22 Conference game against the Casa Roble Rams, 10-0. Swimming Ponderosa boys and girls forfeited the match against the Trojans on March 23. Lacrosse The boy’s junior varsity team won the March 25 non-Conference game against the Northgate Broncos, 12-4. The girl’s varsity team […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rain didn’t dampen spirits at Stanford Invitational

Athletes endured cool and wet conditions at the Stanford Invitational March 25 and 26 but that didn’t stop Oak Ridge track and field from performing well. Will Findlay’s placed first in the high jump with a jump of 6’4.75′. He will attend Stanford University this fall and will compete for the track team. The other […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan boys rip Capital Christian

SET UP — Connor Dunham sets the ball for Trent Stigerts against Capital Christian. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It wasn’t “easy” playing for or coaching Oak Ridge High in its volleyball match March 22 with visiting Capital Christian — it was too easy. No matter who occupied the court, the Trojans scored at will and with additional points via Cougar errors, the hosts rolled to the 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 non-conference win. “Our subs […]

Comments Off / March 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

TAZ announces new 2011 coach


Club President Brett Jones announced that Jason Brown will be the next head coach of the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils. Jones said he believes Brown is the ideal coach to take the club forward, explaining, “We’ve interviewed a large number of very qualified candidates. Jason has the ideal mix of experience and enthusiasm. We’re extremely happy […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »