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Troy volleyball overtakes Golden Sierra

Oak Ridge's Emily DeMure hits against the block attempt of Golden Sierra's Becca Brown in last Tuesday's nonleague volleyball action in Garden Valley. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

GARDEN VALLEY — Shaking off an opening-set overtime setback, visiting Oak Ridge came back to upend Golden Sierra in four — 30-32, 25-14, 25-20, 25-20 — in girls nonleague, intra-county varsity volleyball action. Each team came in after appearing, but not meeting, at last weekend’s Chris Craft Tournament. Last Tuesday, the Trojans and Grizzlies tangled […]

No Comment / September 15, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boots past El Dorado

An inter-county preseason boys soccer match between Oak Ridge and El Dorado at the Cougars’ field led to the visiting Trojans posting a 4-0 victory Thursday. The game served as a nice opportunity for fans to see the progress of both programs. Joe Champion is heading the Oak Ridge boys soccer after coaching boys at […]

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

Trojans use big plays to silence Thunder

EL DORADO HILLS — Squaring off the last time as non league opponents, the Oak Ridge Trojans and Rocklin Thunder football teams treated fans to a preview of a typical Sierra Foothill League game next year — plenty of offense, key defensive stops and down to the wire action. Oak Ridge made the final big plays, […]

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

Frosh/soph Trojans win invite

Oak Ridge’s cross country season got off to a great start at the Aug. 31 Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park in Roseville. The Frosh/Soph girls turned in the best team performance for the Trojans, placing first with 35 points. Sarah Dolley led the team with a first-place finish time of 15:55, beating Chase Worthen of […]

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

‘Book’ smart Trojans rip Vista del lago

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program made quick work of visiting Vista del Lago Friday night, shutting out the Eagles in a 38-0 preseason route. Sophomore quarterback Ian Book put in a clinic in accuracy during his debut, completing 15 of 18 passes en route to throwing for 259 yards and three touchdowns. “Ian had […]

No Comment / September 01, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

FLC opening athletics complex

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Folsom Lake College will celebrate the grand opening of its athletics complex on Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a series of events that includes the athletics complex ribbon cutting, the groundbreaking for a new gymnasium and, finally, the college’s inaugural home athletic event when the women’s soccer team takes on West Hills Community College. “Folsom Lake […]

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

Young athletes prepare for triathlon

Srill smiling after seven miles, Jack German-Russell, 12, of Rescue, right, rides with Epic Tri Coach, Amanda Aldrich of Folsom at the Kids Triathlon Camp. Many camp participants will compete in a triathlon next month. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

FOLSOM — Hannah Pawlek has played soccer most of her life but last spring the Oak Ridge High junior suffered an injury that forced her to drop the sport. “I needed a new sport,” said Pawlek who wanted to stay active. “I love biking and I love running.” Pawlek was one of 32 young adults […]

No Comment / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »