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Oak Ridge comeback downright ‘dirty’

Oak Ridge Seniors/Coaches from left: head coach Sheri Millhollin, Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst, CJ Harger, coach Shasta Millhollin, coach Alyssa Kimball. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Victory or defeat in Oak Ridge’s Senior Night match against Nevada Union rested squarely on the shoulders of Trojan seniors Conner Peterson, Austin Frese, Ben Gillingham, Ryan Hurst and CJ Harger. They knew it, coaches Sheri Millhollin, Shasta Millhollin and Alyssa Kimball knew it, former coach Melanie DeMure knew it and the Miners were about […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: May 4-10, 2016

Wednesday, May 4 Baseball Nevada Union @ OR, 4 p.m. Track and Field OR @ Granite Bay, 3 p.m. Thursday, May 5 Dive PHS, OR girls @ Trials, McClatchy HS Softball *Granite Bay @ OR, 4 p.m. Tennis Individual sections Volleyball Section playoffs, tbd Friday, May 6 Baseball OR @ Nevada Union, 4 p.m. Lacrosse […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojan lacrosse buries Broncos

Oak Ridge's Emma Reed, white headband, signs a team photo for a young member of the EDH Youth Lacrosse Team after scoring eight goals in Friday's win. Photo by Jerry Heinzer

Tying its season-high scoring output for the second time this season, Oak Ridge routed visiting Bella Vista 21-0 Friday night in girl’s nonleague action under the lights. Emma Reed tallied eight goals to lead the onslaught while Kayla Galet added four. The Trojans now turn their attention to this week’s crucial showdown with Davis that […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »


Volleyball Oak Ridge def. by Del Oro 23-25, 25-22, 21-25, 23-25 — Kills: Wyatt Rowland, 15; Connor Peterson, 12; Max Watson, 8. Blocks: Watson, 3; Austin Frese, 2; Ryan Hurst, 2. Digs: CJ Hargar, 31; Frese, 21; Peterson, 18; Rowland, 10; Hurst, 8. Assists: Frese, 30; Hurst, 7. Serve rec: Peterson, 27; Rowland, 24; Hargar, 20; […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swim: Trojan boys stop Granite Bay streak

Trojan Bryce Mefford takes the 100 meter butterfly in the boy's huge win over Granite Bay last week. Photo by Tina Tharratt

GRANITE BAY — Visiting Oak Ridge captured a big boy’s win Tuesday, defeating defending section champion Granite Bay — the Grizzlies’ first dual league setback in 19 years. The victory was a goal Trojan swimmers and coaching staff has worked toward the past 16 months. “All four Oak Ridge teams swam exceptionally well,” head coach […]

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Schedule: April 27 – May 3, 2016

Wednesday, April 27 Baseball OR @ Del Oro, 4 p.m. Dive OR @ SFL Meet, 11 a.m. Golf OR vs Folsom, Empire, 3:30 Soccer Granite Bay @ OR, 4 p.m. Softball PHS @ OR, 5 p.m. Track and Field OR @ Del Oro, 3 p.m. Thursday, April 28 Baseball Del Oro @ OR, 4 p.m. […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge holds signing ceremony

Oak Ridge High athletes sign letters of intent in the gym on April 13. Left to right, Ashley Tai, Amber Piwkiewicz, Courtney Clark, Kaitlyn Malinovsky, Riley Bui, Connor Gann, Nicole Garcia, Jack Root. (not pictured, Camile Frace.) Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ashley Tai (Gymnastics, Stanford), Amber Piwkiewicz (Acrobat/Tumbling, University of Oregon), Courtney Clark (Golf, UC Davis), Kaitlyn Malinovsky (Rowing, University of Wisconsin), Riley Bui (Rowing, University of San Diego), Connor Gann (Rowing, University of Washington), Nicole Garcia (Swim, University of Chicago), and Jack Root (Track and Field, Colorado School of Mines) were a part of last […]

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