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Trojan soccer sweeps Ponderosa

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Zack Hayden scored two of Oak Ridge’s three goals last Friday and the Trojans held off a furious Ponderosa rally to edge the Bruins 3-1 in boys intra-county action. Oak Ridge’s win capped a varsity sweep. Thursday, the Lady Trojans used a late goal to nip Ponderosa 1-0. Hayden led an effective […]

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Schedule: Dec. 14-20, 2016

Wednesday, Dec. 14 Girls soccer Pleasant Grove @ OR, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15 Boys soccer OR @ Liberty Ranch, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17 Boys basketball Bella Vista @ OR, 6 p.m. Wrestling OR @ Manges Invite, Casa Roble Tuesday, Dec. 20 Boys basketball OR @ Elk Grove, 6 p.m. Girls basketball Trojan Toss […]

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Trojan athletes sign for college

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Sixteen Oak Ridge athletes signed their Letter of Intent forms to play at the college level at last month’s signing ceremony in large gym. Volleyball led the way with five college signees, baseball was next with four and both golf and swim had two athletes apiece. The 16 are: Madeline Almeida (golf, Brigham Young University) […]

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Trojans fifth at Ponderosa Duals

Jackson Redhair pins his Buchanan High opponent last Saturday. Courtesy photo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Invite the state’s top wrestling program to your tournament and the winner could be a foregone conclusion. At Friday’s 28th annual Ponderosa Duals, No. 1 Buchanan, at less than full strength, defeated five opponents that included the host Bruins and Oak Ridge to take the first place trophy and defend its team […]

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Sports writer wanted

The Mountain Democrat/Village Life Sports Department has an opening for a part-time Sports Writer to work 24 hours per week. Applicants must have/be: writing skills, sports knowledge, work-hour flexibility, ability to work with the public, ability to work independently, transportation, detail oriented, have the ability to meet required deadlines. Work is a combination of office, […]

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EDH man inducted into Cal Hall of Fame

t Burns clears the vault back during his record-setting days for the Cal track and field team. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident and UC Berkeley graduate Brent Burns was recently inducted into the Cal Athletic Hall of Fame. Burns received the honor for his accomplishments while on the men’s track and field team between 1988 and 1992. He is a three-time Pac-10 champion in the pole vault who still holds the school record. […]

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Scoreboard

Boys basketball Oak Ridge 48, Ponderosa 57 Oak Ridge 57, Foothill 44 Oak Ridge 60, Del Campo 76 Girls basketball Oak Ridge 59, Fresno 23 Oak Ridge 72, Hanford 51 Oak Ridge 41, Carondelet 63 Oak Ridge 59, Valley Christian 64

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