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Lady Trojans protect the home court

Oak Ridge's Kassandra McGill pounds a kill through the Rocklin block last Tuesday in the Trojans' sweep of the Thunder. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

One reason Oak Ridge is off to a fantastic start is its players hustle all over the court. Displaying that athleticism against Granite Bay in last Thursday’s Sierra Foothill League volleyball matchup, the Lady Trojans swept the Grizzlies 25-17, 25-11, 25-17. Troy’s victory came on the heels of a big sweep of Rocklin (see below) […]

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Oak Ridge holds off Granite Bay

Alex Voege

GRANITE BAY — Oak Ridge backed up its stellar defensive performance against Rocklin last week with an all-around besting of Granite Bay Friday — defeating the host Grizzlies 36-28. After an explosive first quarter put Oak Ridge up 20-7, Granite Bay trimmed it to 23-21 at the half. In the third quarter, the No. 3 […]

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Oak Ridge soccer team suffers first SFL setback

FOLSOM — After completing the first round of Sierra Foothill League action with a 5-0-1 record, Oak Ridge opened the second half against rival Folsom last Tuesday and the host Bulldogs took a bite out of the Trojans’ defense to post a 3-0 win at Prairie City Stadium. Oak Ridge (5-1-1 in SFL, 8-1-2), the defending […]

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Schedule: Oct. 21-27, 2015

Wednesday, Oct. 14 Soccer Woodcreek @ OR, 3:30 Thursday, Oct. 15 Golf Folsom vs. OR, Serrano CC, 3:30 Tennis OR @ Rocklin, 3:30 Volleyball Nevada Union @ OR, 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16 Football Del Oro @ OR, 7:30 Soccer OR @ Rocklin, 3:30 Saturday, Oct. 17 Cross country OR @ Bella Vista Bronco Invite, […]

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World class training for EDH Wrestlers

Aaron Pico, arms folded, and Valentin Kalika, standing right, conducted two days of hands-on training for El Dorado Hills wrestlers. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestlers had two days of training they’ll never forget with the recent visit to the EDH Wrestling Club by USA Wrestling World Champion Coach Valentin Kalika and Cadet World Champion Aaron Pico who shared their experiences traveling/competing all over the world. Some in attendance came from six hours away to get trained […]

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Oak Ridge ‘Burns’ Lady Thunder for split

Lady Trojan Sydney Reed, pictured against Ponderosa, scored Oak Ridge's third goal in the win over Rocklin. Democrat photo by Cliff Gagliardo

An early lead paced the Oak Ridge girls water polo team to its first Sierra Foothill League victory of the season, a 13-6 decision over Rocklin at the CSD pool Tuesday. Amanda Burns scored six of the Trojans’ goals that included four in the first half, which led to a 5-2 halftime lead. The senior […]

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Trojans get big Homecoming win

John Moestopo

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program gave Trojan fans the Homecoming victory they were hoping for Friday night at home, dropping Rocklin High 38-22 in Sierra Foothill League action. Troy established the ground game early and built its commanding win with a stout and sturdy defensive presence. Senior quarterback Ian Book got Troy on the […]

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