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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 »