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Trojans blank Bulldogs at the net

NICE SHOT — Oak Ridge Senior Tim Spykerman pounds the ball past a Folsom defender. The varsity Trojans beat the Bulldogs in three games. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity boys volleyball team took on and defeated the Folsom Bulldogs Tuesday. The Trojans won the league match in three games — 25-17, 25-19 and 25-23. Kills, digs and assists kept the Trojans on top. Senior Jonathan Tuttle had 16 kills on the night and also led in the stats with 16 assists […]

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

Trojans stun Pleasant Grove with near no-hitter from Ales

ON HIS GAME — Trojan pitcher Austin Ales, seen here in an earlier game, struck out six, issued zero walks and allowed just two hits in seven strong innings against Pleasant Grove Monday. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins.

By Justin Heinzer Starting pitcher Austin Ales threw a two-hit gem for Oak Ridge, humbling the previously undefeated Eagles 6-0 in Monday’s Delta River League varsity baseball matchup. Ales breezed through the first six innings, facing the minimum number of Eagle batters without yielding a single hit (a double-play in the second erased a runner […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge track competes in Arcadia Invitational

RUNNERS UNITE —€” Antonio Arce, a former Palmdale High School cross country and track athlete coached by Rob Fairley and a former Notre Dame runner, left, hooks up with Oak Ridge senior Benji Xie, the captain of the track and cross country teams who set the school record for the 3,200-meter run at the Arcadia Invitational with a time of 9:13.61, and coach Rob Fairley. Courtesy photo

LOS ANGELES — Thirteen Oak Ridge track and field athletes competed at the prestigious Arcadia Invitational in Los Angeles April 8-9 against top competitors from around the nation. Benji Xie, Will Findlay and Shannon Trumbull turned in outstanding performances. Xie broke the school record in the 3,200-meter seeded race Saturday night, blazing eight laps in […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ scoreboard: April 4-9

Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Baseball The varsity Trojans put a muzzle on the Folsom Bulldogs on April 4, beating them 21-8. The winning streak continued April 5 when the varsity team took down the Ponderosa Bruins 6-4. The junior varsity team also beat the Bulldogs, 14-9, and the Bruins, 10-3. The Jesuit Marauders defeated the JV Trojans, 8-6. The freshman […]

Comments Off / April 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / April 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 »