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Trojan girls blitz Del Oro

LADY TROJAN Ali Bettencourt puts up a tough shot in Saturday's action. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Buoyed by a lead-grabbing 11-0 run to end the first quarter and a defensive effort yielding five points in the middle two, host Oak Ridge easily defeated Del Oro in a mid-afternoon girls nonleague game Saturday. The victory was the Trojans second straight in less than 24 hours and came on the heels of Friday’s […]

No Comment / February 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans falls to Folsom in OT

Three Oak Ridge players scored in double digits in Friday’s Delta River League home game against Folsom but the Bulldogs escaped with a 73-64 overtime victory. Trojan guard Tyus Millhollin scored 10 of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter including two, three-pointers. Forward Connor Sende scored five of his 14 in the fourth and guard Matt […]

No Comment / February 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge can still catch Folsom

Oak Ridge High’s Kevan Cryan knows Pleasant Grove’s Rossin Erbe very well on the mat as the two have competed against each other almost a half-dozen times over the years. At Wednesday’s Senior Night and Delta River League dual meet finale inside the Trojans’ gym, Cryan posted a close 13-8 decision over Erbe in the […]

No Comment / February 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Drossos’ trey keys Trojans

Yumi Drossos was one of two Oak Ridge High girls basketball players who scored in double figures in Tuesday’s 52-47 Delta River League home win over Pleasant Grove. Pleasant Grove led 36-35 with 16 seconds left in the third quarter when Drossos (13 points) eyed the basket and fired a three-pointer to give Oak Ridge […]

No Comment / February 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Club wrestlers do well in Orangevale

EDH club wrester Mikey Mello takes down an opponent at Saturday's Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Courtesy photo

Saturday El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed at Casa Roble High School during the Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Varsity wrestlers results Mikey Mello, 1st place Jackson Redhair, 3rd place Riley Lewallen, 3rd place Kaden West, 2 -2 Connor King, 2-2 Max McCarver, 1-2 Brody Deatherage, 4th place JV wrestlers Kade Roeder, 2nd place Zane Roeder, 4th place […]

1 Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins stun Oak Ridge in Shingle Springs

Oak Ridge's Matt Battaglia moves past Bruin defenders in Friday's game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Chris Snyder’s recent bout with the flu left the 6-foot-9 center for the Ponderosa High basketball team completely drained. “I didn’t eat anything for three days straight,” Snyder said. “I could barely run.” Snyder felt much better Friday against Delta River League and intra-county rival Oak Ridge and it showed as the […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

It’s all Oak Ridge against Lady Bruins

Lady Trojan Saraya Smith jumps for the basket as Lady Bruin Alex Boyle looks on in Thursday's game. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls basketball program hosted intra-county rival Ponderosa Thursday night, defeating the Lady Bruins handily in a 64-20 Delta River League victory. The Bruins, 0-4 in league action heading into the game, found themselves outmatched against an undefeated squad from Troy with an expansive offensive arsenal. The hosts jumped ahead early with […]

No Comment / January 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »