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Trojan tennis shares SFL title


FOLSOM — Oak Ridge celebrated its Senior Day Tuesday and played its final regular season home match, defeating Granite Bay 7-2. The Lady Trojans swept doubles play and won 4-of-6 singles to avenge an earlier loss to the Grizzlies. The victory, coupled with Rocklin’s loss to Del Oro, created a 3-way tie atop the Sierra […]

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Oak Ridge win sets up Folsom showdown

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GRASS VALLEY — Behind efficient first-half passing and an effective second-half ground game, Oak Ridge spoiled Nevada Union’s Senior Night 38-7 Friday in Sierra Foothill League action. The Trojans’ victory sets up Friday’s big game against Folsom for the league title. Troy’s Ian Book completed 12-of-18 passes for 207 yards and three touchdowns — all […]

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Schedule: Oct. 28 – Nov. 3 2015

Thursday, Oct. 29 Tennis OR @ SFL Tourney, Folsom Volleyball OR @ Rocklin, 6 p.m. Water polo OR boys/girls @ SFL Finals Friday, Oct. 30 Cross country OR @ SFL Championships, Rocklin, 3:15 Football *Folsom @ OR, 7:30 Saturday, Oct. 31 Happy Halloween! Volleyball OR @ St. Francis Super 8, 7:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2 […]

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Youth had spooky fun at ‘Haunted Hills’ soccer jamboree

Queen Bee Sting coach Sherie Voorhies, center background, co-organized the Halloween tournament with U8 boys coach James Thum. Photo by Julie Samrick

If you build it they will come. And so they did. El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U8 competitive girls’ coach Sherrie Voorhies and U8 competitive boys’ coach James Thum realized there aren’t many opportunities for U8 players to experience soccer tournaments so they decided to host the Haunted Hills Halloween Jamboree. U8 teams from across […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge cross country runs short-handed

Lady Trojans' Haley Dean, middle, and Mikhayla Polivka, right, compete at Saturday's Bronco Invite. Photo by Mike Bush

FAIR OAKS — It was a good day of racing at the Bella Vista Bronco Cross Country Invitational for the Oak Ridge High athletes. Though each of the teams missed athletes due to illness or injury and some of the athletes who raced didn’t feel 100 percent healthy, the Trojan teams still competed very well […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan football edges Del Oro 24-21

Oak Ridge head coach Eric Cavaliere instructing his players in the season opener against Whitney. To his left in the background is defensive coordinator Darren Jonutz. Village Life photo by Cliff Gagliardo

Reality keeps getting better for the Oak Ridge football team. For their 24-21 victory over longtime nemesis Del Oro last Friday, the Trojans have Ian Book’s imagination to thank. Standing to punt on a 4th-and-1 from his own 25-yard-line early in the fourth quarter, the senior quarterback/punter swore he heard — but didn’t actually hear […]

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Scoreboard: Oct. 19, 2015

Kassidy Lyons, pictured earlier in the fall, won her singles match against Rocklin last week. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Tennis Oak Ridge 6, Rocklin 3 Singles (OR first): Madeline Almeida def. Attota 6-0, 6-3; Lily Wainwright def. Panedero 6-2, 0-6, 6-1; Kassidy Lyons def. Hopping 6-1, 6-3; Margaret Asperheim def. by Luna 0-6, 0-6; Julia Van Boening def. Greenwell 6-4, 5-7, 6-4; Kapri Lyons def. by Danamudi 1-6, 0-6. Doubles (OR first): Kelly McMillen-Masha […]

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