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Lacrosse: Oak Ridge wins battle of the Trojans

A small lead built into a bigger one for the Oak Ridge boys lacrosse team Friday in its 11-5 victory over Lincoln of Stockton in a battle of Trojans. The game was tied at 2-all in the early minutes in the first quarter before attacker Cody Place scored the go-ahead goal with 2:16 left for […]

No Comment / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mountain bikers race out of prison

Local riders enjoyed scenic views along their path during the "Race Behind Bars" in Folsom earlier this month. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot The second Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race of the season took place on March 10 on the grounds of Folsom Prison. More than 480 racers took part in the first “Race Behind Bars.” The race, taking place over a six-mile course starting from the Folsom fairgrounds, sent racers through the trees […]

1 Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans top Vista Del Lago

Meet Oak Ridge's JV softball team: Reagan Jacobs (front row); Clair Cahill, Sky Divinagracia, Jenna Fitzgerald, Kelsey Sather and Kadie Macy (middle row, left to right; and Antonia Goldman, Maddie Dougherty, Bailey McBride, Rachel Russell, Sarah Orman, Katina Vail and Coach Marc Goldman (back row, left to right). Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge and Vista Del Lago’s JV softball teams met for the first time this season with Oak Ridge coming out on top, 16 to 5. Lady Trojans Kelsey Sather and Antonia Goldman combined for five hits; Reagan Jacobs had a home run and Jenna Fitzgerald and Katina Vail each contributed a triple. Jacobs pitched […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

It’s on to Sleep Train for Lady Trojans

Play for NorCal title BRENTWOOD — Ali Bettencourt exceeded her CIF NorCal scoring average Tuesday — barely — and the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team needed every one of them in its thrilling 51-50 win over Heritage in the regional semifinal game. The victory sends Oak Ridge (30-4) to Saturday’s NorCal D-I final against Berkeley […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troubadours blast Oak Ridge lacrosse

A few days after an emotionally exhausting win against San Ramon, the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team fell behind early in a 13-0 defeat at the hands of rival St. Francis. The Lady Trojans drop to 2-4-1 on the year. “Offensively, we weren’t settling the ball. So as soon as we had the ball in […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans pull off another road win

Oak Ridge guard Jenn Hoffman drives the ball down the court in las week's game agains Amador Valley. They varsity girls beat the No. 7 seed and then claimed a victory over Wilcox later in the week. Courtesy photo

SANTA CLARA — Oak Ridge High girls basketball coach Steve White thought if his team wore down Wilcox with a full-court press in the Nor Cal Division I quarterfinal game, the Trojans would come out victorious. Mission accomplished. The Trojans’ full-court press held Wilcox to a combined 13 points in the second half that helped post a […]

No Comment / March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys volleyball: Oak Ridge sweeps El Dorado

As the Oak Ridge and El Dorado boys volleyball teams seek their identity, they met up Thursday with the host Trojans getting the better of the Cougars, winning 25-19, 25-6, 25-16. The first set was competitive as Oak Ridge led 4-3 after a Chase Barri kill. The Trojans took an 8-4 advantage after a Storm […]

No Comment / March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »