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Track & Field: Exceptional meet for Trojans

EL DORADO HILLS — It was a great meet for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at their first home Delta River League meet of the season March 16. Oak Ridge won all four divisions: varsity boys: Oak Ridge 102, Pleasant Grove 33; varsity girls: Oak Ridge 75, Pleasant Grove 51; frosh/soph boys: Oak […]

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Oak Ridge baseball falls a run short to top-ranked Elk Grove

EL DORADO HILLS – In a matchup between the two top-ranked teams in the area, host Oak Ridge left the tying and winning runs on base in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday, falling 6-5 to No. 1 Elk Grove. “We’re easily as good as those guys . We had so many opportunities. Early in the game, […]

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Lady Trojans’ 2nd half comeback falls short

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman breaks through the  Yellowjacket's defense at the the CIF NorCal Division I Championship game Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Berkeley holds on SACRAMENTO — A landmark season for the Oak Ridge girls basketball team came to a disappointing close Saturday at Sleep Train Arena in the CIF NorCal Division I Championship. The Trojans let an 8-0 lead against Berkeley slip away and a late rally wasn’t enough as the Yellow Jackets held off Oak […]

No Comment / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Oak Ridge wins battle of the Trojans

A small lead built into a bigger one for the Oak Ridge boys lacrosse team Friday in its 11-5 victory over Lincoln of Stockton in a battle of Trojans. The game was tied at 2-all in the early minutes in the first quarter before attacker Cody Place scored the go-ahead goal with 2:16 left for […]

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Mountain bikers race out of prison

Local riders enjoyed scenic views along their path during the "Race Behind Bars" in Folsom earlier this month. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot The second Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race of the season took place on March 10 on the grounds of Folsom Prison. More than 480 racers took part in the first “Race Behind Bars.” The race, taking place over a six-mile course starting from the Folsom fairgrounds, sent racers through the trees […]

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Lady Trojans top Vista Del Lago

Meet Oak Ridge's JV softball team: Reagan Jacobs (front row); Clair Cahill, Sky Divinagracia, Jenna Fitzgerald, Kelsey Sather and Kadie Macy (middle row, left to right; and Antonia Goldman, Maddie Dougherty, Bailey McBride, Rachel Russell, Sarah Orman, Katina Vail and Coach Marc Goldman (back row, left to right). Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge and Vista Del Lago’s JV softball teams met for the first time this season with Oak Ridge coming out on top, 16 to 5. Lady Trojans Kelsey Sather and Antonia Goldman combined for five hits; Reagan Jacobs had a home run and Jenna Fitzgerald and Katina Vail each contributed a triple. Jacobs pitched […]

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It’s on to Sleep Train for Lady Trojans

Play for NorCal title BRENTWOOD — Ali Bettencourt exceeded her CIF NorCal scoring average Tuesday — barely — and the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team needed every one of them in its thrilling 51-50 win over Heritage in the regional semifinal game. The victory sends Oak Ridge (30-4) to Saturday’s NorCal D-I final against Berkeley […]

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