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Track and field teams place in top 10

Oak Ridge track and field teams competed at the King/Gilbert Invitational at Granite Bay High School on March 8, testing their skills against 17 other school teams. The varsity boys’ team place fourth with 45 points and the varsity girls’ team placed eighth with 23 points. The The frosh/soph boys’ team placed seventh with 36 points and the […]

No Comment / March 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Select speedway races to benefit Boys and Girls Club

PLACERVILLE — As the 2014 racing season approaches the green flag, Placerville Speedway is gearing up for a much anticipated championship season ahead. Adding to the already action packed Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship schedule, the 48-year-old quarter-mile dirt track has announced that several events in the months to come will benefit a popular local […]

No Comment / March 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Softball: Oak Ridge girls corral Mustangs

Seven hits in two innings set the tone Monday for the Oak Ridge High softball team against Monterey Trail in its 12-2, six-inning, mercy rule-shortened nonleague win. Trojan catcher Caitlyn Olan clubbed a three-run homer over the left-center field fence to end it. Oak Ridge leadoff hitter Kendall Kelly, second baseman Taylor Railey — both […]

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Bakersfield breakdown for area grapplers

Trojan Sherman McVay was one win away from making the second day. The Oak Ridge star said he has no regrets about the season. Courtesy photo

A rough go of it at Rabobank BAKERSFIELD – El Dorado County has established a solid resume of success at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield but 2014 will go down as a departure. Eight areas wrestlers competed but none made it to the second day, a rarity for the annual event at Rabobank […]

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

Lady Trojans finish second to St. Mary’s

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman goes up for a shot during Saturday night's game against St. Mary's. Though the girls lost, they still advance to the Nor Cal playoffs beginning Wednesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — In the third quarter of its CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I title game Saturday at Sleep Train Arena, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team had St. Mary’s on the ropes. The Trojans had mounted a run to obliterate the Rams’ 39-31 halftime lead. Key baskets from  Shelby Peters and Ali Bettencourt helped tie […]

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

On to Sleep Train for Trojans

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge can check off all scenarios in three victories over Pleasant Grove this season: home, away, neutral. Tuesday’s at the Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus was the biggest as the Lady Trojans toppled the Eagles 59-45 for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinal win. Oak Ridge (26-4) now […]

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

Trojans off to a good start at Capitol Classic Relays

The Capitol Classic Relays was a great first meet of the season for the Oak Ridge track and field teams. The invitational was held at Elk Grove High School on March 1. There were about 1,300 athletes from 25 schools that competed at this meet. Many Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests and quite a […]

1 Comment / March 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »