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Soccer: Trojans jump on Ponderosa

By Brandon Anicich Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys soccer program hosted Ponderosa Thursday night at home, jumping on a timid Bruin performance in the first half en route to a 3-1 victory. From the opening kick, Ponderosa walked on eggshells, failing to attack aggressively and pursue 50-50 balls with tenacity. Sensing that, Oak Ridge scored […]

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

Mighty Mites win big

Courtesy photo

The Mighty Mite Jr. Trojans won their game agains Woodcreek Saturday, 32-6. The team, coached by James Greule, plays in the Sierra Athletic Conference and playoffs begin Nov. 2 at Oak Ridge High School.

No Comment / October 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cross country: Trojans 1st at Granite Bay

FIRST — The winning Lady Trojan cross country team from left: race winner Rachel Peterson, Arial Hendrickson, Mikhayla Polivka, Peyton Wright, Sarah Dolley, Briana Dulgar. Photo by Cindi Dulgar

CARMICHAEL — The Oak Ridge High cross-country teams competed at the recent Granite Bay Invitational at Ancil Hoffman Park. The varsity course was 5,000 meters — 3.1 miles — and the Frosh/Soph course was 4,000 meters — 2.5 miles. Harriers from 10 schools participated in the invitational. Eight Oak Ridge athletes received medals. The Oak […]

No Comment / October 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Oak Ridge back in the winning column

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Just four Delta River League contests remain for the Oak Ridge High volleyball team after Monday’s match against Folsom inside Ponderosa’s gym, won in short order by the Lady Trojans 25-6, 25-16, 25-13. The victory put Oak Ridge (5-1, 14-9) back on the winning track after the St. Francis loss and allowed co-coaches Bre Horton […]

No Comment / October 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans squash Sheldon

Trojan Justin Priest brings the ball down in the end zone for a touchdown. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Scott Warden Host Oak Ridge broke from an early tie with 35 second-quarter points Friday to completely dominate Sheldon 56-7 and improve to 6-1 on the season. “We started out a little shaky defensively on that first possession then our team game to life. Everyone played hard and our running backs were able to […]

No Comment / October 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fall to St. Francis

Oak Ridge's Marissa Quilici, left, and Kimmy Tuttle go up for the block in Monday's game against Pleasant Grove. Courtesy photo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — In a Delta River League volleyball showdown Wednesday, Oak Ridge battled St. Francis for every point but was defeated in three sets, 25-23, 25-16, 25-19 at the Ponderosa gym. “They did everything they could,” Oak Ridge co-head coach Bre Horton said of her team. “They definitely had the fight in them tonight.” […]

No Comment / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer gives Jesuit a scare

Justin Bethke’s goal on a pass from Sam Miller was the only goal host Oak Ridge (2-2-1, 6-2-3) had in its Delta River League game against Jesuit (5-0, 18-0-3), which posted a 2-1 victory to conclude the first round of league play. “If we were close in the last 10 minutes, even if we were down […]

No Comment / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »