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Softball: Lady Trojans roll past Ponderosa

Playing in the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game Thursday, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans led from the start in a 7-1 Delta River League victory over visiting Ponderosa. “That was the best game we’ve played all year. We got our bunts down, we moved runners, we made little fielding mistakes. Even the innings we didn’t […]

No Comment / April 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Track & field: Oak Ridge teams register sweeps

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Perfect weather was the backdrop for Wednesday’s Delta River League Track and Field meet between host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge. In varsity competition, the Trojan girls won 11-of-16 events, led by Jasmine Pears’ four first-place finishes, to prevail 89-46. On the boys side, Oak Ridge took 10 events to win 82-57. Troy […]

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

Baseball: Trojans open league with Jesuit victory

Behind seven strong innings from Tommy Hummer Monday and a big four-run third inning of offense, Oak Ridge dominated the visiting Jesuit Marauders in a 7-2 Delta River League win to snap a two-game losing streak. “Tommy pitched great. He pitches to contact, and got a lot of ground balls today. We could have been […]

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Youngberg doesn’t miss a step at track invitational

Zach Youngberg represented Oak Ridge well at the Arcadia Invitational. Courtesy photo

Senior Zach Youngberg competed very well at the prestigious 46th annual Arcadia Track & Field Invitational in the Los Angeles area on April 6. Athletes from 32 states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand compete at the Arcadia Invitational. Youngberg competed in the 110 Meter High Hurdles during the day meet. He turned in a very good time […]

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold 12U 2001 does it again

CELEBRATING — Faith Matis, Leah Polson, Lexi Detwiler, Sky Linnane, Cami Lee, Reagan Hunt and Savannah Wyrick, standing left to right, join Brooke Niemiec, Gianna Hays, Julia Norvilleo Haley Orchard and Mia Perez, kneeling left to right, in celebrating their tournament win. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U girls softball team won Gold at the ASA Spring Fling Tournament.  The girls beat out the California Breeze and Hype Fastpitch. During the championship game against the LTG Lions in a universal tie-breaker, a hard hit single won the game 12-11. The team is coached by Paul Niemiec, Alan Orchard, Tim Perez and John Polson.

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Quartet part of youth baseball elite

Hard 90 players and coaches celebrate a tournament win. Courtesy photo

Four El Dorado County boys are going to Florida’s Disney World in August but roller coaster rides and Mickey Mouse will be secondary on their list of things to do. The quartet is members of Hard 90, a competitive 9-and-under traveling baseball team based out of El Dorado Hills. This summer the squad, featuring Roanin Krieger […]

No Comment / April 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans 10-run Vista

Host Oak Ridge overcame an early deficit to blast visiting Vista del Lago 15-2 in five innings Wednesday as Trojan Alyssa Burns pitched a complete game. “Alyssa threw a great game. She located her pitches, hit her spots, and that makes it a lot easier. Hitting wise, we hit the ball great. Defensively we were […]

No Comment / April 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »