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Six Trojans, two Bruins win gold at Delta River League track meet

OAK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL sophomore Zach Youngberg and junior Shannon Trumbull celebrate after winning their hurdle races at the Delta River League Championships on May 12. Shannon won the 100-meter high hurdles and 300-meter low hurdle races. She also ran the secondnd leg of the varsity girls 4 x 100 relay, which placed second, and she placed sixth in the 100-meter dash. Zach won the 110-meter high hurdles and 300-meter intermediate hurdles. Photo courtesy of Rob Fairley

El Dorado County will be well represented in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I track and field meet Wednesday and Friday at Elk Grove High. Oak Ridge qualified 10 varsity girls and 14 boys, including six Delta River League gold medalists, and Ponderosa advances nine girls and 10 boys with two champions. The top four athletes […]

Comments Off / May 15, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge v-ball wins playoff opener

THE OAK RIDGE boys volleyball team won its playoff opener in part thanks to Nate Lambert, seen here in an earlier match, who had 20 digs and one kill against last week's opponent. Courtesy photo

GRANITE BAY — The Oak Ridge boys volleyball team upended host Granite Bay Thursday, wining the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff opener 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 25-23. The victory advanced the Trojans to next Tuesday’s showdown at Jesuit with the semifinals clash determining who goes on to the title game. Troy’s only two Delta River League […]

Comments Off / May 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Eight-run inning by Oak Ridge buries Lady Bruins

Pitcher Kasey Stanchek got the outs, catcher Jackie Schmaeling hit one out and the Oak Ridge defense turned three outs on one play as the Trojans defeated host Ponderosa 11-3 in the teams’ final Delta River League softball matchup. The score was tied 2-2 at one point before Oak Ridge broke out with eight runs in the fourth inning. […]

Comments Off / May 13, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Trojan hitters headed to the playoffs

OAK RIDGE PITCHER Chris Muse-Fisher, seen here in an earlier game, pitched a 74 pitch no-hitter in the Trojan's Monday match-up against Pleasant Grove. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Host Oak Ridge clinched a playoff berth despite falling to visiting Pleasant Grove 7-6 in Tuesday’s tightly contested Delta River League varsity baseball game. In the top of the seventh inning the score was tied 6-6, but the Eagles sent the eventual winning run home on a pair of errors by the Trojan defense. “We […]

Comments Off / May 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball rips Jesuit

The Oak Ridge baseball team came into Thursday’s game against Jesuit with a chip on its shoulder after facing the Marauders two days earlier and blowing a large lead to suffer a rough 9-8 loss. On their home turf, the Trojans had something to prove and prove it they did, defeating Jesuit 11-1. The game was called in the bottom […]

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

Trojans’ Scoreboard May 2-7

Baseball May 2: Varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — win, 6-3 May 2: Jr. varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — win, 15-0 May 3: Varsity v. Jesuit Marauders — loss, 9-8 May 3: Jr. varsity v. Jesuit Marauders — loss, 8-5 May 3: Freshmen v. Folsom Bulldogs — win, 10-1 May 5: Jr. varsity v. Jesuit Marauders […]

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

OR golfers edge Pondo for division berth

OAK RIDGE freshman Charlie Cameron Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SACRAMENTO — The Oak Ridge boys golf team pulled out an amazing finish to the regular season, capturing what seemed like for much of the year an improbable berth in Monday’s Division I tournament. After struggling all season, the Trojans took over second place following a great outing in the third Delta River League tournament […]

Comments Off / May 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »