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Softball: Oak Ridge girls corral Mustangs

Seven hits in two innings set the tone Monday for the Oak Ridge High softball team against Monterey Trail in its 12-2, six-inning, mercy rule-shortened nonleague win. Trojan catcher Caitlyn Olan clubbed a three-run homer over the left-center field fence to end it. Oak Ridge leadoff hitter Kendall Kelly, second baseman Taylor Railey — both […]

No Comment / March 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bakersfield breakdown for area grapplers

Trojan Sherman McVay was one win away from making the second day. The Oak Ridge star said he has no regrets about the season. Courtesy photo

A rough go of it at Rabobank BAKERSFIELD – El Dorado County has established a solid resume of success at the CIF State Wrestling Championships in Bakersfield but 2014 will go down as a departure. Eight areas wrestlers competed but none made it to the second day, a rarity for the annual event at Rabobank […]

No Comment / March 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans finish second to St. Mary’s

Lady Trojan Jenn Hoffman goes up for a shot during Saturday night's game against St. Mary's. Though the girls lost, they still advance to the Nor Cal playoffs beginning Wednesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SACRAMENTO — In the third quarter of its CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I title game Saturday at Sleep Train Arena, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team had St. Mary’s on the ropes. The Trojans had mounted a run to obliterate the Rams’ 39-31 halftime lead. Key baskets from  Shelby Peters and Ali Bettencourt helped tie […]

No Comment / March 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

On to Sleep Train for Trojans

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge can check off all scenarios in three victories over Pleasant Grove this season: home, away, neutral. Tuesday’s at the Spanos Center on the University of the Pacific campus was the biggest as the Lady Trojans toppled the Eagles 59-45 for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinal win. Oak Ridge (26-4) now […]

No Comment / March 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans off to a good start at Capitol Classic Relays

The Capitol Classic Relays was a great first meet of the season for the Oak Ridge track and field teams. The invitational was held at Elk Grove High School on March 1. There were about 1,300 athletes from 25 schools that competed at this meet. Many Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests and quite a […]

1 Comment / March 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers take on regionals

EDH Club Wrestler Max McCarver arm bars his opponent. Photo courtesy pf Billie West

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed well at the recent NorCal Regionals, the final qualifier before the Tournament of Champions on March 15 at Del Oro High School. Although all the Varsity Club Wrestlers have qualified for TOC, this March 1 tournament was a great place to prepare. Results are as follows: EDH Club Wrestler Jared Horstman (seventh […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rolling Hills Warriors go big

Warrior qualifiers for the NorCal Regional Tournament are: top row, Patrick Fergusson, Kamron Behizhad, Ethan Cobabe, Robert Houlguin, Preston Cobabe and Andrew Tymbalist (ALT); bottom row. Trevor Clonts, Devin Wofford, Michael Remer and Gabe Guzman (ALT). Courtesy photo

The Rolling Hills Middle School wrestling team, known as the Warrior Factory, has achieved great success this season. In the past two weekends the team took third at the Folsom Athletic League Championship Tournament and also placed third at the County Area Championship Tournament. The Folsom Athletic League Championship includes all middle school programs in […]

No Comment / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »