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JV volleyballers win tourney

Oak Ridge's JV squad and coach celebrate the team's tournament victory. Courtesy photo

The  Oak Ridge junior varsity boys volleyball took first place in the March 9 tournament at Placer High School in Auburn. The Trojans started their day with two wins against Rio Linda High School and Chico High School. They went on to play the Rocklin High School and Bear River High School , winning both of those games […]

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

Oak Ridge girls respond in NorCal opener

PLEASANTON —  The Oak Ridge girls basketball team went on the road to open NorCals Wednesday night, defeating Amador Valley 57-48 in Division I action. The Trojans’ first game since their 22-point loss in the section semis tested the squad’s resolve. Hitting on 9-of-10 free throws in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge successfully held off […]

No Comment / March 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Golden girls

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp players are< (front row) Julia Norville, Giana Hays, Mia Perez, Skylar "Smiley" Mitchell, Brooke Niemiec, Haley Orchard; (back Row) Savannah Wyrick, Sky Linnane, Camie Lee, Reagan Hunt, Faith Matis, Leah Polson and Lexi Detwiler. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp “A” Girls Fastpitch Softball took second Place in the recent ASA Kick Off Tournament in Lincoln. The girls battled through seven tough games, starting slow but finishing strong. After going 1-2 on Saturday they rallied to go 3-1 in Sunday’s single elimination games. In the championship game the girls had a […]

No Comment / March 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Larsen, Harris, Zutter, Orr have strong races

MT. SHASTA — South I Division snowboarders had a total of four racers finish in the top 10 after a day and a half of competition at the California Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation State Championships at Mt. Shasta. Two boarders, Ponderosa’s Monica Zutter and El Dorado’s Katie Harris, made it both days for their strong […]

No Comment / March 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Providence and Claiborne have next year

BAKERSFIELD — Ecactly half the El Dorado Country wrestlers competing at last weekend’s CIF State Wrestling Championships placed — an excellent number considering 100 percent is near impossible to obtain. The ones that did — Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato and Jeff Camilli — did so in their senior seasons while the two that didn’t — Bruin […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans don’t bring it

STOCKTON — No first overtime, no second, no thrilling battle, no section title, no Sleep Train Arena … at least for now. Oak Ridge’s quest to avenge last year’s double OT loss in the section finals to Kennedy fell well short Thursday at Stockton’s Spanos Center as the Cougars established early control to eliminate the Lady Trojans 65-42 in girls […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

High school mountain bike racers kick off season

Mountain Bike racers participate in the first Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race this season. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot  The Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race season started off with the recent home opener at Granite Beach for 38 local racers from four teams.  The four teams, led by head coach Mark Ferry and an army of other coaches, are positioned for their best year yet. More than 340 racers […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »