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Trojans suffer first loss

TROJAN Jason Samuels looks for an opening in Friday's game against Folsom. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

After rattling off five wins to start the season, the Oak Ridge football team was brought back to earth as visiting Folsom pummeled the Trojans 49-21 Friday to open Delta River League play. “Generally speaking, they outplayed us. They outplayed us at every position, and they outcoached us,” Oak Ridge coach Eric Cavaliere said. The […]

No Comment / October 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan spikers rally past Bruins

Lady Trojan Hayley Corell, left, hits the ball over Bruin Kylie Christensen during Wednesday's intra-county match.  VIllage Life photo by Pat Dollins

Two things disappeared after the third set of Wednesday’s intra-county volleyball match between host Oak Ridge and Ponderosa — the Trojans’ need to regroup and discuss matters and the Bruins’ momentum going forward. Down two games to one, Oak Ridge reversed course to rally for the 25-22, 18-25, 15-25, 25-13, 15-6 Delta River League victory. Troy […]

No Comment / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans blank Bruins on the tennis court

Teja Chalamcherla, Oak Ridge's No. 2 singles player, upended the Bruins' Tiffany Prather in straight sets, 6-0, 6-0. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

FOLSOM — To end the first round of Delta River League action, the Oak Ridge High girls tennis team won seven of nine matches in straight sets Tuesday afternoon at the Broadstone Racquet Club, blanking intra county and league rival Ponderosa, 9-0. The Trojans (12-3, 5-0) swept doubles and won four-of- six singles matches in […]

No Comment / October 04, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan harriers fare well at Stanford Invite

Trojan Dusty Armstrong placed seventh at the Standford Invitational with a time of 16:22. His top time among Oak Ridge's boys helped the team win sixth place. Courtesy photo

PALO ALTO — It was a good day of racing for the Oak Ridge cross country teams at the 39th Annual Stanford Cross Country Invitational against teams from California and out of state. The varsity girls’ team placed third out of 27 teams in the Division 1 race. Captain Rachel Peterson led Oak Ridge with […]

No Comment / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ponderosa soccer blasts by Trojans

Following up its 2-1 win over Pleasant Grove to close last week, Ponderosa picked up another soccer victory in dispatching rival Oak Ridge 4-0 Tuesday in Delta River League action. “We expected Oak Ridge to come out today and play really hard, they always do,” Bruin coach Greg Spangler said. “(Winning against Oak Ridge) is […]

No Comment / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Fusion secures tourney win

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U10 El Dorado Hills Competitive Team Fusion won the recent Roseville Fall Classic. The girls — Alyssa Fong, Alena Manuselis, Jessica Polson, Maddie Irwin, Lucy Sundstrom, Lauren Rodenberg, Lauren Brown, Jolie Jeffrey, Nicole Masich, Avery Middleton, Megan Purdy and Miranda Rivera coached by Paul Fong and Nick Manuselis — were undefeated in games against East Sac […]

No Comment / October 01, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Isaac Sanchez earns his ‘Big Break’

REALITY STAR — Professional golfer Isaac Sanchez will be a regular cast member on The Golf Channel's 'The Big Break' which airs its first episode Oct. 2. Photo by Mark Ashman, The Golf Channel

Isaac Sanchez is receiving a big break in his golfing career. A professional golfer for the last 13 years, the Folsom resident will be one of 12 featured golfers appearing on The Golf Channel’s TV reality show “The Big Break.” The top prize allows the winner into selected events on certain tours with elite golfers like […]

No Comment / September 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »