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4th ranked Oak Ridge doubles up No. 2 Eagles

EL DORADO HILLS — Two early second half touchdowns and defense allowed visiting Oak Ridge to saddle Delta River League foe Pleasant Grove with its first loss Friday. The Trojans (8-1, 3-1) came in ranked fourth in the area while the Eagles (8-1, 3-1) held the second rank. After a 7-all first half, Oak Ridge […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Soccer: Troy takes second

By Brandon Anicich EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys soccer program suffered two losses this year in Delta River League action but Tuesday at home, the Trojans avenged one by dropping Pleasant Grove 6-1 on Senior Night to clinch second place and a playoff berth. Seniors Kevin Eccles, Brian Looper, Sean Miller, […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans netters perfect in title run

FOR THE NEW GYM WALL — Oak Ridge A.D. Steve White presents the DRL championship banner to Rachel Librach, Kami Lally, Haesoo Kim, Ashlee Gonzales, Heather Dunham, Emily Abraham and Miranda Miller last Thursday at the Broadstone Racquet Club. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge High’s 7-2 regular season-ending victory over Ponderosa last month at the Broadstone Racquet Club was the finishing touches to their first, perfect 10-0 Delta River League season and second Division I league championship. The Lady Trojans won 4-of-6 singles matches and swept doubles. Oak Ridge clinched the title after its defeat […]

No Comment / October 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Oak Ridge overcomes Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Behind a boost of senior play from Maddie DeGeorge, Hayley Corell, Moira McVicar and Delaney Chaplin, fifth-ranked Oak Ridge held off upset-minded Ponderosa in four sets Monday to close out the regular season home schedule. The four contributed mightily to the Trojans’ 23-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 Senior Night win — doing so […]

No Comment / October 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Running the Chateau du Medoc Marathon

Marathoner Michael Brandt

Michael Brandt, 71, of El Dorado Hills recently completed his 15th international marathon at the 29th Chateau du Medoc Marathon held in Pauillac, France, last month. He is a veteran marathoner, having completed marathons on all seven continents, 15 countries and 105 marathons. How did it go? Read below: This was by far the best marathon I had […]

No Comment / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rolling to perfection

Rolling Hills takes home the championship. Courtesy photo

The Rolling Hills Middle School eighth grade volleyball team finished its season with a perfect 10-0 record, capturing the Foothill Athletic League title. The squad beat Folsom and Pleasant Grove in the recent playoffs to win the league title. The Bengals are coached by former Oak Ridge volleyball star Robin Portela. Members of the team […]

No Comment / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge puts the kibosh to Bruins

Oak Ridge's Justin Priest carries the football in for a touchdown during Friday's game against Ponderosa. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

By Cody Holliday SHINGLE SPRINGS — Visiting Oak Ridge turned in solid performances on both sides of the ball Friday and blanked Ponderosa 41-0 in Delta River League football action before a packed crowd. Troys’ victory marked the end of the Trojan-Bruin rivalry dating back to the early 80s. With lots of pregame and halftime […]

No Comment / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »