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Area produces two champions

IONE — Two local varsity prep girls’ golf teams, Union Mine and Oak Ridge, captured league titles earlier this month after winning their respective league tournaments to close the regular season. Both went undefeated. For each, the journey to end up league champ is unique — the Lady Diamondbacks in what was thought to be a rebuilding […]

No Comment / October 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans drop third straight

LOOMIS — Hoping to reverse its two-game skid to Sierra Foothill League foes Friday at Del Oro to keep postseason ambitions alive, Oak Ridge instead fell victim to the Golden Eagles’ big plays and reverse field scores in a 35-14 loss. The Trojans had wanted their second Placer County trip in three weeks to be fruitful but Del […]

No Comment / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans slip past T’Wolves

Trojan Zack Hayden puts his leg into this kick Wednesday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High boys soccer head coach Joe Champion admitted he was nervous about the second half of his Wednesday’s Sierra Foothill League home game against Woodcreek. That’s because until the last two minutes of the game, the Trojans led by just a goal. To the rescue came forward Julian Garcia whose late goal lifted […]

No Comment / October 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom Wahoos hit the pool

The Folsom Wahoos celebrate at their first swim meet earlier this month. Courtesy photo

By Jennifer Ostrode Oct. 3-5 the new competitive Folsom Wahoos Swim Team burst onto the local swim scene. The Folsom Wahoos are the newest year-round, USA Swimming certified, age group competitive swim team to hit the waters.  The swimmers showcased their talents at one of the Sacramento area’s largest invitational swim meets at the Roseville Aquatics Center. The Spook-Tacular […]

No Comment / October 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy defeats mixed Broncos’ squad

Behind Will Kirk’s team-high four goals, Oak Ridge picked up a key 14-5 victory over visiting Bella Vista Monday at the CSD pool in El Dorado Hills. For the record, the Trojans faced two opponents. Due to a scheduling mishap, the Bronco varsity didn’t enter the water until the third quarter. Oak Ridge, using all its […]

No Comment / October 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Strong D’back, Trojans’ showing

Varsity boys Drew Spencer, Blake Fabian, Bret McNamee and Rohan Nalawadi raced well in Clovis. Courtesy photo

Yack 1st in Division III/IV race FRESNO — The Union Mine and Oak Ridge cross country teams competed at last weekend’s 36th Clovis Invitational at Woodward Park. In the Division III/IV girls race, Union Mine took 2nd as a team with 70 points. Leading the way in first place was Michaela Yack with a time […]

No Comment / October 13, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge squanders chances

Andrew Lackowski makes a catch and turns up the sideline for an 80-yard jaunt to the end zone, scoring the Trojan’s last touch down. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Repeat of 2012 section finals favors Granite Bay A seven-point halftime deficit was almost eliminated by the Oak Ridge High football team in Friday’s Sierra Foothill League home game against Granite Bay. Trailing 17-10 at halftime, the Trojans failed to capitalize on several third quarter opportunities and never caught the Grizzlies, who went on to […]

No Comment / October 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »