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Trojan, Bruin runners have strong races

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge and Ponderosa boys and girls cross-country teams performed strong at the Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park Wednesday. The Trojan boys finished in third place with 95 points. League and intra-county rival Ponderosa was fourth with 104 points. Sheldon took first place with 24 points and Jesuit second at […]

1 Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Trojans roll over Sheldon

Oak Ridge's Marissa Eaves, flanked by Elizabeth Cameron (4) and Moira McVicar, left, and Kelly Krigger, far right, puts down a shot in Monday's win. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge volleyball won its first match at its home-away-from-home Monday, easily defeating an over-matched Sheldon squad in three sets, 25-5, 25-6, 25-15. The victory improved the Lady Trojans to 2-0 in the Delta River League standings with Ponderosa up next on the schedule. Due to the gym remodel at Oak Ridge, […]

No Comment / October 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans edge Pondo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — It was a gritty grind Tuesday afternoon as host Ponderosa squared off against neighboring Oak Ridge in a physical rivalry match that saw the Trojans pull away with a 1-0 victory. “We knew the kind of game it was going to be going into today,” Bruin head coach Greg Spangler said. “When […]

No Comment / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV water polo team tops in Turlock

Oak Ridge's junior varsity squad celebrates a tournament win. Courtesy photo

By Caroline Taylor  Led by Coach Patrick Muniz, the Oak Ridge JV boys’ water polo team returned home as tournament champions after winning all four games at the Turlock Invitational Tournament, Oct. 4-5. In the first game against Golden Valley, Matthew Fehr helped the team with three steals. Jack Davidson and William Kirk had two […]

No Comment / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan boys fall to Jesuit, Trojan girls lose to St. Francis

Oak Ridge High’s boys and girls water polo programs hosted games against Jesuit and and St. Francis Tuesday at the CSD pool, losing both Delta Valley Conference matchups. Following an exciting JV upset where the Trojans edged Jesuit 7-6 in overtime, Oak Ridge’s varsity boys struggled to find momentum, falling 14-6 to a stingy Jesuit […]

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

Oak Ridge ties Folsom 1-1

KNOCKING HEADS — Trojan Hunter Tully, left, heads the ball with a Folsom mark in Tuesday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

One half was seconds too long and the other almost too short for host Oak Ridge in its Delta River League opener with Folsom Tuesday. The match between neighboring programs ended in a 1-1 tie. Persistence and increased intensity in the final 40 minutes paid off for the Trojans who got the equalizer with minutes […]

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

Stanford duo likes tough academics

Former Lady Trojan Lauren Bertoy

Editor’s note: Undergraduate classes began at Stanford University for approximately 7,000 students late last month. Athletes Lauren Bertoy and Keaton Subjeck were among the freshmen class. Under the watchful eye of many in the community, the recent Oak Ridge High graduates enjoyed stellar four-year varsity careers in their respective sports and now turn their sights […]

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