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Track & field: Varsity boys top in league

The Oak Ridge varsity boys track ad field team won the Sierra Foothill League championship and the varsity girls tied for third. The teams recently competed at the Sierra Foothill League Finals on May 15. “It was a very memorable evening of competition for the Oak Ridge track and field teams,” coach Rob Fairley said. “The […]

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

Trojans advance to semis after ‘Vintage’ win

Oak Ridge's Beau Philip makes the throw to first as teammate Erik Mc'Neill looks on in Saturday's playoff win over Vintage. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge faced off against Vintage Saturday afternoon at Sacramento City College, crushing the Crushers 7-2 in Division I playoff action courtesy of pitching from Connor Davis and a crucial four-run sixth inning. Davis gave up a solo home run in the first inning and another run in the third but his “keep the […]

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

Softball: Lady Trojans drop league finale

Oak Ridge had eight hits but Del Oro posted a 10-3 Sierra Foothill League softball win Tuesday on the Trojans’ Senior Day. The Lady Trojans (6-6 in the SFL, 13-14) came into the game having already clinched one of the league’s five playoff berths. The Golden Eagles (9-3 in the SFL, 16-9) scored their first run in the top […]

No Comment / May 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans tighten 2nd place hold

Oak Ridge setter Austin Frese, No. 2, feeds a pass to Ben Gillingham, right, with Ben Kopania, No. 12, on the outside. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High’s boys volleyball program hosted Folsom Thursday evening, making quick work of the Bulldogs, 25-8, 25-10 and 25-14 in Sierra Foothill League action. Connor Petersen led Troy’s offense with a game-high seven kills, while teammate Nicholas White had six kills and senior Ben Kopania finished with five. Austin Frese was effective with his […]

No Comment / May 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Late rally not enough for Oak Ridge

A second half rally was close but no victory host Oak Ridge in a boys Senior Night 14-9 loss to Granite Bay. After it was held to one goal in the third period, Oak Ridge, which trailed 7-6 at halftime, scored most of its goals in the fourth period off face-offs and Grizzly turnovers. “The […]

No Comment / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Trojans drop 2nd straight

After winning its first 15 Sierra Foothill League baseball games this season, Oak Ridge lost its second consecutive to Folsom with Wednesday’s 7-5 setback at home. The Trojans cut a deficit to 6-5 in the fifth inning when Jake Hathaway singled in Tyson Solis and Beau Philip (2-for-4) and Logan Denholm (2-for-3), aboard on a […]

No Comment / April 30, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan boys win Bronco Invite

FAIR OAKS — Oak Ridge track and field teams competed at the 18-team Bella Vista Bronco Invitational Saturday under beautiful weather and mild temperatures. The varsity boys’ team won the invitational with 76 points. The Lady Trojans placed sixth with 36 points. The Trojan frosh/soph boys finished in ninth place with 19 points. Many Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »