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Trojans squash Sheldon

Trojan Justin Priest brings the ball down in the end zone for a touchdown. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Scott Warden Host Oak Ridge broke from an early tie with 35 second-quarter points Friday to completely dominate Sheldon 56-7 and improve to 6-1 on the season. “We started out a little shaky defensively on that first possession then our team game to life. Everyone played hard and our running backs were able to […]

No Comment / October 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fall to St. Francis

Oak Ridge's Marissa Quilici, left, and Kimmy Tuttle go up for the block in Monday's game against Pleasant Grove. Courtesy photo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — In a Delta River League volleyball showdown Wednesday, Oak Ridge battled St. Francis for every point but was defeated in three sets, 25-23, 25-16, 25-19 at the Ponderosa gym. “They did everything they could,” Oak Ridge co-head coach Bre Horton said of her team. “They definitely had the fight in them tonight.” […]

No Comment / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer gives Jesuit a scare

Justin Bethke’s goal on a pass from Sam Miller was the only goal host Oak Ridge (2-2-1, 6-2-3) had in its Delta River League game against Jesuit (5-0, 18-0-3), which posted a 2-1 victory to conclude the first round of league play. “If we were close in the last 10 minutes, even if we were down […]

No Comment / October 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Capital Crew takes on Head of the Charles

Chris Graff, Tyler Valicenti , coxswain Keith Lewis, Ben Snedecor, Aaron Rothleder and varsity men’s coach Bob Maclean will test their talents on the East Coast this week. Courtesy photo

Capital Crew rowers Ben Snedecor (Granite Bay High School), Chris Graff (Jesuit High School), Aaron Rothleder (Jesuit High School), Tyler Valicenti (Jesuit High School) and coxswain Keith Lewis (Jesuit High School) headed to Boston on Oct. 16 to compete at the Head of the Charles Regatta. Graff, Valicenti and Lewis live in El Dorado Hills. The […]

1 Comment / October 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans, Bruins’ Piatt advance to sections

Oak Rodge freshman Natalie Kinney shot, according to her coach, "the round of her life" at Monday's tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High girls golf head coach Anthony Diaz was happy to see that extra time spent on the links paid off at the Delta River League tournament at Serrano Country Club Monday. The Lady Trojans took second place at the league tournament with 433 points, just 26 points behind St. Francis, which won the […]

No Comment / October 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy wins turnover battle, not game

FOLSOM — In a game much closer than the final score indicated, Oak Ridge dropped its first Delta River League game of the year in a 35-0 loss to Folsom. The Trojans picked off Folsom quarterback Jake Browning five times but failed to put points on the board. “Defensively, we played well all night. Folsom’s tough to […]

No Comment / October 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge digs its sweep of Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Oak Ridge High’s third straight Delta River League victory was the opposite for Ponderosa after the two intra-county rivals clashed in Shingle Springs Wednesday evening. The annual ‘Dig Pink’ match saw the Bruins’ gym adorned with pink streamers, balloons and posters. In front of a sizable pink-clad Loud Crowd, the Lady Trojans […]

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