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Oak Ridge ties Folsom 1-1

KNOCKING HEADS — Trojan Hunter Tully, left, heads the ball with a Folsom mark in Tuesday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

One half was seconds too long and the other almost too short for host Oak Ridge in its Delta River League opener with Folsom Tuesday. The match between neighboring programs ended in a 1-1 tie. Persistence and increased intensity in the final 40 minutes paid off for the Trojans who got the equalizer with minutes […]

No Comment / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Stanford duo likes tough academics

Former Lady Trojan Lauren Bertoy

Editor’s note: Undergraduate classes began at Stanford University for approximately 7,000 students late last month. Athletes Lauren Bertoy and Keaton Subjeck were among the freshmen class. Under the watchful eye of many in the community, the recent Oak Ridge High graduates enjoyed stellar four-year varsity careers in their respective sports and now turn their sights […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity runners take on Stanford course

Oak Ridge freshman Luke Bricca leads a pack of runners at the Stanford Invitational. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s boys and girls cross country teams ran good races at the Sept. 28 Stanford Cross Country Invitational on the university’s golf course. The varsity girls placed fifth out of 30 teams in the Division 1 race; 209 runners from high schools all over the state and out of state completed the course. Lady Trojan Rachel […]

No Comment / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys double-up ‘Dogs

Oak Ridge receiver Trent Buenzli signals to quarterback Jacob Sipes who leaves the pocket in Friday's game with visiting Vacaville. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Sipes fills in after injury By Scott Warden EL DORADO HILLS — Host Oak Ridge and Vacaville stood toe-to-toe with each other on the way to a 14-14 deadlock at the halftime of Friday’s nonleague encounter. That changed in the second half as the Trojans took control and overpowered the Bulldogs for the 28-14 victory. […]

No Comment / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Soccer: Trojans tie Woodcreek

Oak Ridge 0, Woodcreek 0 By Brandon Anicich EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys soccer program wrapped up preseason action Tuesday at home, playing visiting Woodcreek to a 0-0 draw. Both teams enjoyed an even share of possession throughout the match, but stingy defenses on both ends kept any momentum in check. […]

No Comment / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The Foothill Gold takes home gold

Foothill Gold '01

The Foothill Gold ’01 softball team swept the Central Valley Showcase 6-0 for the Championship win in Madera on Sept. 21-22. Gold ’01 played a nail-biter game on Sunday against the Central Cal Angels to win themselves a spot in the championship game. In the last inning with the Angels, bases were loaded with one […]

No Comment / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity girls run to victory

Oak Ridge senior Adrian Griffith took first place in his 5,000-meter race with a time of 19:43. Courtesy photo

Cool, cloudy conditions helped heat up Saturday’s Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Cross Country Invitational at the Willow Hills course in Folsom. Host Oak Ridge High School did well in the races that pitted 17 high school teams against each other. The varsity Lady Trojans outshone everyone on the course, placing first with 30 points. The varsity […]

No Comment / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »