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Trojans beat Bulldogs at goal line

By Scott Warden With only 15 seconds remaining on the clock Friday, Oak Ridge and Vacaville lined up for one final play. Though the visiting Bulldogs had just completed a scoring drive to pull within 24-23 and were going for the 2-point conversion, an exhausted Trojan defense rose to occasion and stood Vacaville up at the goal to secure […]

No Comment / September 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge captures Craft

Out of 11 games played in the 26th annual Christine Craft Tournament, the most important one for Oak Ridge Saturday was the final against Oakmont. The Lady Trojans’ three-set win was good for the first place trophy in the Gold Playoff Bracket. Oak Ridge won 25-19, 21-25, 15-9. According to Oak Ridge co-head coaches Christy Bergin and Breanna […]

No Comment / September 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Late Trojan goals subdue Ponderosa

Bruin Bert Santana directs a kick toward the Trojan wall of Sam Miller, Clayton Smith, Trevor Engle and Cole Cahill. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge and Ponderosa High’s boys soccer programs faced off Wednesday night in Bruin country for the first and last intra-county showdown in preseason action. Oak Ridge’s junior varsity and varsity programs each took earned 2-1 victories over the hosts, despite the Bruins holding a one-goal lead for the majority of the […]

No Comment / September 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy beats old foe

Oak Ridge's Kelly Krigger digs one out Wednesday against Rio Americano. Courtesy photo

Although the Oak Ridge High volleyball team played St. Francis in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation match, it felt — just like old times — that the Delta River League title was at stake. The former Delta River League neighbors matched one another point-per-point in their two-hour, four-set match that netted Oak Ridge a 25-21, 30-28, […]

No Comment / September 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Elite wins again

Elite players and coaches celebrate winning the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto over the Labor Day weekend. Courtesy photo

In a thrilling weekend of play, the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team Elite won the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto. Elite scored 11 goals over the course of the tournament while only allowing one in their own net. The championship marks back-to-back weekend victories by Elite in two Bay Area tournaments, […]

No Comment / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity girls tops at first meet

Oak Ridge's varsity girls' cross country team placed first at the Oakmont Invitational on Labor Day weekend. Left to right: Coach Rob Fairley, Peyton Wright, Sarah Dolley, Arial Hendrickson, Gloria Dabiri, Elena Denner, Maddy Denner, Mikhayla Polivka and Coach Bob Wright. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls cross-country team got a great start at the Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park on Aug. 30, pacing first with 38 points. Six varsity girls placed in the top 20 in a very competitive race. The varsity girls beat Woodcreek and St. Francis; both teams quali- fied for the state meet last year. Only 24 […]

No Comment / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens with road win

ROCKLIN — In a season-opening matchup between past section champions, Oak Ridge defeated host Whitney 44-19 to kick off the preseason schedule Friday. The Trojans, winners of four D-II titles, put points on the board in each quarter while the Wildcats, the 2008 D-IV champs, scored twice in the final 6:47 after falling behind by […]

No Comment / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »