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Oak Ridge boys secure third place

GRANITE BAY — A fast run in the fourth quarter resulted in visiting Oak Ridge posting a 47-44 win over Granite Bay in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League boys basketball finale to take third place. The win ensured the Trojans’ a first-round Sac-Joaquin Section Division I home playoff game against Bella Vista next Wednesday. Leading 32-31 as they […]

No Comment / February 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans race past Grizzlies

GRANITE BAY — Dramatically improved second-half of league defensive play was evident by the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team in Tuesday’s finale against Granite Bay, won easily by the Lady Trojans 55-19. Oak Ridge aggressively forced turnovers from the start to put the finishing touches on its perfect 12-0 run through the Sierra Foothill League, 23-3 […]

No Comment / February 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans pin down three league crowns

Trojan wrestler Patrick Irwin, seen here in an earlier match, took home the title in his weight class at the  Sierra Foothill League Wrestling Tournament Saturday.  Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

FOLSOM — Four months ago, Oak Ridge wrestler Brandon Claiborne wanted to stay in the 140-pound class that he dominated last year as a sophomore. The Trojan junior, however, came down with the flu around the Christmas holidays that sidelined him for almost three weeks going into the New Year. When he recovered from his illness, […]

No Comment / February 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls lock up title; boys avenge earlier loss

Grace Derksen led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points Friday, leading Oak Ridge past Del Oro 54-42 for the Sierra Foothill League basketball title. Trojan varsity teams played back-to-back — winning both and celebrating Senior Night. The girls’ win gave them the outright banner as it pushed Troy two games ahead of Del Oro with one to […]

No Comment / February 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sac Republic, local soccer youth unite

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club and 36 Handles will co-host a fun-filled event with the Sacramento Republic FC on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. The 36 Handles parking lot, 1010 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills, will be blocked off for the free admission event. Pick-up mini soccer games will be held […]

No Comment / February 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chelini to Play Soccer at Cal Lutheran

Izzy Chelini

SACRAMENTO — St. Francis senior Izzy Chelini will play at Cal Lutheran next fall after committing to the school this fall. She plays for the San Juan soccer club, one of three Troubadours affiliated with the team. “Izzy has been playing with us since the under nines,” said San Juan director Tony Perez. “She has always stood […]

No Comment / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Division 1 lacrosse game brings attention to new fund

The Aggies and the Tigers face off during a Saturday's Division 1 lacrosse match at Oak Ridge High School. The UC Davis team toppled UOP. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

College lacrosse came to Oak Ridge High School on a rainy Saturday afternoon as UC Davis played the University of the Pacific on the Trojans’ field. The Aggies came out on top, beating the Tigers 14-7. The game served as a launch event for the El Dorado Hills Lacrosse Foundation, which is designed to engage the […]

No Comment / February 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »