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Trojans have triumphant gridiron return

Two weeks of Oak Ridge living one virtue gave way to a night where it perfected another. The Trojans sat idle after losing to Folsom, patiently stewing over their lone home defeat last week while nearly everyone else throughout the area finished the regular season. The waiting gave way to a 35-14 win Friday over […]

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Perry, Clark in finals

SALINAS — Oak Ridge’s seventh place finish last week at the CIF NorCal Girls Championship Tournament at The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch ended its team season with two exceptions. Based on their individual scores to finish in the top 12, Lexi Perry and Courtney Clark advanced to Monday’s state finals. Perry shot a 5 […]

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Oak Ridge tennis regroups for NorCals

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge’s comeback in an attempt to defend as Division I section champions fell short last Thursday as Rocklin edged the Lady Trojans 5-4 in a repeat of last year’s title match. Play stretched under the lights at Broadstone Racquet Club as Oak Ridge fought off the chill to get within 4-3. The […]

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Lady Trojans reach semis

DIG IT! — Trojan Megan Priest makes this defensive play in early round playoff action last week. Photo by Mike Bush

Oak Ridge High volleyball head coach Patrick Sanders had plenty of reasons to smile after his Lady Trojans swept Rodriguez in last Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal match. Sanders’ Trojans dominated the contest in three sets; the final scores were 25-13, 25-8, 25-9. The win sent No. 1 seed Oak Ridge into yesterday’s semifinal […]

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Late goal sinks Oak Ridge soccer

Cameron Madsen, left, and a Jesuit Marauder battle for possession in Saturday's D-I title game. Photo by Mike Bush

ELK GROVE — In a battle of the No. 1 and No. 2 California high school boys soccer teams for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I title at Cosumnes Oaks High on Saturday, Oak Ridge and Jesuit lived up to the hype. The Trojans, also ranked No. 1 in D-I, were denied an opportunity to win […]

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Schedule: Nov. 20-24, 2015

Friday, Nov. 20 Football Section playoffs D-I: Cosumnes Oaks @ OR, 7 p.m. Tennis NorCal Tournament Saratoga vs. OR, Broadstone RC, 11:30 Saturday, Nov. 21 Tennis NorCal Tournament OR @ Broadstone RC, 1, 3 p.m. Volleyball Section Finals, Tokay HS, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 Volleyball NorCal Tournament OR @ Semis/Finals, Broadstone RC

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On to semis for Trojan soccer

Oak Ridge's Clayton Smith sends a kick upfield in Thursday's win over McClatchy. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

For the second time in two months, the Oak Ridge and McClatchy boys soccer teams met — this time in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal game. The host Trojans (14-1-3), the No. 1 seed in the section and California, silenced the Lions with a 3-1 win. Their first meeting was a 2-2 tie at […]

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