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Quakes’ RSD team ranked 1 in NorCal

The El Dorado Hills/San Jose Earthquakes RSD U15 soccer team and coach Danny Cruz after their tournament win in Danville. Courtesy photo

There’s a new team in town backed by the San Jose Earthquakes professional soccer team. In the spring of 2015, the Earthquakes selected local Ethos Soccer Club in El Dorado Hills as their partner to host the Regional Development School (RDS) and Training Center for the Sacramento region. Quarterly tryouts and training sessions were held […]

Comments Off / September 26, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mello an All American

Photo by John Sachs

Mikey Mello traveled with the California National Team to Fargo North Dakota and was one of four kids in the entire state of California who placed in top 8 to earn All American status in Greco-Roman wrestling. Qualifying for the California National Team is a big deal because California is one of the toughest wrestling states in the […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR water polo splits

Trojan Eryqa Flores, left, applies the defense in last week's meet against Del Oro. Photo by Doug Thompson

Leading nearly start to finish Wednesday, the Oak Ridge varsity boys posted a solid win over Del Oro 13-7 at the CSD, home of Trojans’ aquatics. Earlier, the Lady Trojans fell short in their comeback attempt to open the afternoon against the defending section champions. Troy led 6-3 at the half and held the edge […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan football tripped up by Reed

Oak Ridge running back Michael Pittman, pictured against Burbank, had a good night running the ball against Reed last Friday. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

SPARKS, Nev. — Falling into a quick hole that it never escaped from, Oak Ridge fell to host Reed High School 55-34 Friday to end the preseason. After several quality kickoff returns and quick scores by the Raiders, the Trojans trailed 21-0 and then 28-0 at the half before mounting a third quarter comeback that […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »


Volleyball Oak Ridge def. Faith Lutheran 25-19, 28-30, 27-25 Oak Ridge def. by Marymount 21-25, 25-13, 17-25 Oak Ridge def. Rancho Cucamonga 25-19, 25-23 Oak Ridge def by Mira Costa 2-0 Oak Ridge def. Del Oro 25-16, 25-15, 25-21 Boys Water Polo Oak Ridge def. McClatchy 17-3 — Goals: Jake Bowers, 5; John Dutra, 3; […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: Sept. 21-27, 2016

Wednesday, Sept. 21 Volleyball OR @ Folsom, 6 p.m. Water polo OR @ Granite Bay, 4:45, 6:45 Thursday, Sept, 22 Golf Folsom vs OR, Serrano CC, 3:30 Tennis OR @ Rocklin, 3:30 Friday, Sept. 23 Volleyball OR @ Presentation Tourney, San Jose Saturday, Sept. 24 Volleyball OR @ Presentation Tourney, San Jose Monday, Sept. 26 […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Late loss denied Oak Ridge Craft title bid

EL DORADO HILLS — As far as varsity volleyball goes, Oak Ridge High’s gymnasiums may have exceeded the record for “talent per square inch” Saturday, as head coach Patrick Sanders and the Lady Trojans hosted a dozen elite programs for their annual Chris Craft Memorial volleyball invitational. “We’re in a great place as far as […]

Comments Off / September 13, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »