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Water polo: JV boys are champs

The Oak Ridge JV boys played incredibly hard, both on offense and defense, to secure a 10-2 win against Granite Bay High School in the Sierra Foothill League Tournament championship game in late October. The previous week, the JV boys beat both Rocklin and Nevada Union, allowing them to play for the first place position. “Overall, the […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge claims North I section title

The Lady Trojans celebrate their latest title. Courtesy photo

FAIR OAKS — A week after winning its league championship, the Oak Ridge girls golf team followed up with an impressive first-place showing at Monday’s Division I North Divisional Tournament at the North Ridge Country Club. Paced by Emma Sand’s team-low score of 81 (18 holes, par 72), tied for sixth best, the Lady Trojans […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge knocks off Nevada Union

Needing a win to aide its playoff chances, and supported intensely by a loud Homecoming crowd on Senior Night, Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program delivered a 24-21 Sierra Foothill League victory over Nevada Union in a game that kept the outcome from becoming apparent until the final Miner possession. Leading 17-7 at halftime via […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans’ tennis wins share of title

FOLSOM — Twice was nice Thursday for the Oak Ridge High girls tennis team, which zipped past Del Oro for a 6-3 victory to claim a share of the Sierra Foothill League title on Senior Day. The Lady Trojans (11-1 in the SFL, 12-1), who share the title with Rocklin, also earn the league’s No. […]

Comments Off / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Area produces two champions

IONE — Two local varsity prep girls’ golf teams, Union Mine and Oak Ridge, captured league titles earlier this month after winning their respective league tournaments to close the regular season. Both went undefeated. For each, the journey to end up league champ is unique — the Lady Diamondbacks in what was thought to be a rebuilding […]

Comments Off / October 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans drop third straight

LOOMIS — Hoping to reverse its two-game skid to Sierra Foothill League foes Friday at Del Oro to keep postseason ambitions alive, Oak Ridge instead fell victim to the Golden Eagles’ big plays and reverse field scores in a 35-14 loss. The Trojans had wanted their second Placer County trip in three weeks to be fruitful but Del […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans slip past T’Wolves

Trojan Zack Hayden puts his leg into this kick Wednesday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High boys soccer head coach Joe Champion admitted he was nervous about the second half of his Wednesday’s Sierra Foothill League home game against Woodcreek. That’s because until the last two minutes of the game, the Trojans led by just a goal. To the rescue came forward Julian Garcia whose late goal lifted […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »