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Trojan duo shine at Arcade Invitational

ARCADIA — Two Oak Ridge track and field athletes competed at the prestigious Arcade Invitational and the rest to the Thunder Invite in Rocklin for a successful weekend of competition. Seniors Austin Laut and Brandon Jetter competed in Arcadia against top prep athletes throughout the nation. Also present was Union Mine senior vaulter Leah Bertuccelli. Laut won the […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans fall to Grizzlies

Bailey Easton defends the ball against a Granite Bay player. She scored one of the Trojans' 14 goals but it wasn't enough. The team lost 14-18. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A second half rally fell short Friday for the Oak Ridge girls who fell to Granite Bay by an 18-14 score. Trialing 13-6 at halftime, the Trojans (5-4) and Grizzlies combined for five goals in the first seven minutes of the second half. Oak Ridge cut the Griz’ lead to 15-10 when Brianne Gross scored one of […]

Comments Off / April 12, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls tie it up with Folsom

BALL ON BALL — Oak Ridge's Ashleigh Ball, No. 5, controls possession behind teammate Autumn Derr late in Wednesday's match against Folsom. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Although his Oak Ridge High girls soccer team ended Wednesday’s Sierra Foothill League home game in a 1-1 draw to Folsom, head coach Joe Champion liked the Lady Trojans’ performance. For 80 minutes, the Trojans marked up the Bulldogs’ offense , allowing few shots and just one goal. “I was really pleased with our intensity and […]

Comments Off / April 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ryan Anderson on road to recovery

RYAN ANDERSON works out at last Friday's pre-game shoot-around at Sleep Train Arena. Village Life photo by Mike Bush

SACRAMENTO — From the time he stepped onto the Sleep Train Arena floor last Friday, through warm-ups and until his New Orleans Pelicans left the arena with a 101-95 win over the host Sacramento Kings, Ryan Anderson felt beyond good. The former Oak Ridge High and Cal basketball standout made his second and final appearance of the […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans host Next Level Combine

E.J. DELWICK, 14, from El Dorado Hills, runs the 40 yard dash at the Skills Combine for Football Players Wednesday April 1 at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado HIlls.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

In preparation for the upcoming season this fall, members of the Oak Ridge High football team competed in an NFL style combine Wednesday. The Next Level NorCal Combine was held at Oak Ridge’s stadium. According to Gabe Jackson, strength and conditioning coach for the Trojans’ football program, approximately 107 youth and high school players from […]

Comments Off / April 02, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestlers bring home medals

EDH club wrestler Kaylin Pebley placed 4th at the recent 2015 USA California Folkstyle State Wrestling Championships. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills wrestling Club grapplers gave their all at the 2015 USA California Folkstyle State Wrestling Championships at Selland Arena in Fresno last month with many placing in the top 10. Middle school state placers were: Jose Sanchez, 2nd; Kaden West, 3rd; Kaylin Pebley, 4th; Justin Hall, 4th; and Justin Ramos, 5th. Elementary state placers were: Christian Pebley, 2nd; Josiah Ramos, […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Trojans fall in 4

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys volleyball program squared off against Nevada Union Thursday night, fighting hard but falling in four to the Miners in conference action, 19-25, 25-19, 20-25 and 25-27 at home. No game was a runaway victory for either side, which gave Troy fans an optimistic estimate for what a rematch might look […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »