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Trojan girls bow out with semifinals loss

Kassidy Lyons, right, meets her Saratoga opponent during lineup introductions at Broadstone Racquet Club Friday. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Last Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinal volleyball playoff match entering the fifth set was up for grabs but Pitman’s match-ending 12-3 run for the 21-25, 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, 6-15 victory ended Oak Ridge’s season. Pitman (28-6), the No. 4 seed, took the lead in the final set when an Oak Ridge serve hit the […]

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Oak Ridge tennis drops NorCal opener

FOLSOM — Whether snake bit, unlucky or over-matched, Oak Ridge girls tennis will have to wait at least another year for its first-ever NorCal win. Hosting the 10-team tournament last weekend at the Broadstone Racquet Club, their third straight NorCal appearance, the Lady Trojans fell 5-2 to Saratoga in their first match Friday, ending their […]

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It’s Trojans-Thundering Herd Friday

Oak Ridge's Gage Webb cuts upfield behind Kevin Kassis' block in Friday's D-I quarterfinal win over Cosumnes Oaks. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

A combination of superb offensive and defensive play led No. 3 host Oak Ridge past No. 6 Cosumnes Oaks 30-7 Friday in second round Division I action, setting the Trojans up to battle No. 2 Elk Grove Oak Ridge this weekend for a shot to reach the section finals. After its defense held Cosumnes Oaks […]

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Schedule: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2015

Thursday, Nov. 26 Happy Thanksgiving! Friday, Nov. 27 Football Section playoffs D-I: OR @ Elk Grove, 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 Cross country CIF State Championships Maddy Denner, Haley Dean @ Woodward Park, Fresno 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30 Basketball Foundation Game OR boys, girls varsity @ CBS

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Trojans have triumphant gridiron return

Two weeks of Oak Ridge living one virtue gave way to a night where it perfected another. The Trojans sat idle after losing to Folsom, patiently stewing over their lone home defeat last week while nearly everyone else throughout the area finished the regular season. The waiting gave way to a 35-14 win Friday over […]

Comments Off / November 16, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Perry, Clark in finals

SALINAS — Oak Ridge’s seventh place finish last week at the CIF NorCal Girls Championship Tournament at The Club at Crazy Horse Ranch ended its team season with two exceptions. Based on their individual scores to finish in the top 12, Lexi Perry and Courtney Clark advanced to Monday’s state finals. Perry shot a 5 […]

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Oak Ridge tennis regroups for NorCals

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge’s comeback in an attempt to defend as Division I section champions fell short last Thursday as Rocklin edged the Lady Trojans 5-4 in a repeat of last year’s title match. Play stretched under the lights at Broadstone Racquet Club as Oak Ridge fought off the chill to get within 4-3. The […]

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