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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 »

Water Polo: Oak Ridge girls fall to Grizzlies

The Lady Trojans attempt to block the ball in Tuesday's game against Granite Bay. Despite great efforts in the pool, the ladies lost to the Grizzlies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a girls water polo nonleague contest last Tuesday, Granite Bay dominated Oak Ridge from tip-off. The Lady Grizzlies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and led 8-3 at the half to post a 10-7 victory. The Lady Trojans (1-2) scored their first goal with 2:46 left in the first quarter when Morgan Jones, one […]

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

Water Polo: Late scoring spree aids Troy over Ponderosa

Varsity Trojan goalee Kasian Strawick makes a save in last week's game against Ponderosa. Oak Ridge beat its intra-county rival 10-5. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa boys Delta Valley League water polo match at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool was defensive. But in the final three minutes, the host Trojans went on a scoring spree that led to a 10-5 victory. Oak Ridge (1-0, 5-2) led just 6-5 at the start […]

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

Trojan tennis has talent, ability

Oak Ridge freshman and No. 1 singles player Madeline Almeida could lead her team to the finals this year. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Oak Ridge High’s tough preseason tennis matchups could serve it well down the road. Should the Lady Trojans return to the playoffs, knowing they’ve defeated last season’s section champ and this year’s favorite may be the difference. So far, Oak Ridge owns two 5-4 wins over Rocklin and one over Davis by the same score. […]

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