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Football: Oak Ridge overcomes slow start, Eagles

SACRAMENTO — Dominating … on both sides of the ball. Rallying from an early 12-0 hole, visiting Oak Ridge ran and threw all over host Pleasant Grove for a 38-19 win to put itself in position for a possible Delta River League title. For a team known to throw the ball at will, it was […]

No Comment / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo ends Bruins’ season

Bryan Cole scored consecutive goals to break a fourth period tie as Oak Ridge held off host Ponderosa 11-9 to close the regular season at the Aquatics Center Wednesday afternoon. A lot rode on the outcome, hence the big crowd for the final intra-county match under a downpour, sun and a double rainbow. The Trojans’ […]

No Comment / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls get Senior Night sweep of Eagles

After honoring its seven seniors, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojan volleyball team showed why its second in the Delta River League after sweeping Pleasant Grove, 26-24, 25-14, 25-14. “We did a good job of maintain focus throughout. I think we wavered a little bit early on after the emotion of Senior Night, but they really […]

No Comment / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans ratchet up play to sweep Bruins

Oak Ridge coach Becky Potter, right, laughs with her team during a time out in Monday's game where Oak Ridge dominated host Ponderosa. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The cause was good, the atmosphere was great and the volleyball was fantastic. The much-anticipated rematch of an earlier five-set match between the Oak Ridge Trojans and Ponderosa Bruins rekindled the same emotion. Monday, on the night of the 5th annual Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness and fundraiser night, the visiting Lady […]

No Comment / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Martin’s touchdown run gives Trojans a win

Trojan Blake Martin goes down with the ball at the hands of Bruin Ponderosa's Andrew Olson during Friday night's game at Oak Ridge. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Blake Martin’s 75-yard late fourth quarter touchdown run gave Oak Ridge the lead before Zack Claiborne’s strip and Jacob Proul’s fumble recovery ended Ponderosa’s last hope as the host Trojans ground out a hard-fought 20-17 Delta River League victory Friday night. Working his way back from an injury, Martin ran for 137 yards, the bulk […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls win 1st D-1 title

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa closed out the regular season with Thursday’s intra-county match at the Millennium SportsClub. The Lady Trojans, who finished tied with St. Francis atop the Delta River League standings, defeated the Bruins 7-2. Troy’s victory was their first Division I championship and meant the team hosts the Troubadours […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Pondo soccer gets past Trojans

SHINGLE SPRINGS — In vying for a potential postseason spot, host Ponderosa had to earn it against arch-rival Oak Ridge Thursday. “Oak Ridge always comes out strong and with a lot of effort,” Bruin coach Greg Spangler said after his Bruins were able to pull out a gritty 1-0 Delta River League soccer win over the […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »