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Oak Ridge volleyball takes second

SACRAMENTO — From the start of its first game until the completion of its second, the Oak Ridge High volleyball team played solidly across the board Monday night against host St. Francis. Unfortunately for the Lady Trojans, the Troubadours won the Delta River League finale in straight sets 25-20, 25-20, 25-18 to deny Oak Ridge […]

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

Trojan runners 2nd at league finals

Trojan Jake Zeltner's seventh place finish was the highest amongst local athletes at the Delta River League Cross Country finals held at Willow Hills Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

FOLSOM — Excellent weather and great course conditions was the consensus before, during and after the Delta River League held its varsity 5k Cross Country finals Saturday morning at Willow Hills in Folsom. Jesuit won both the boys and girls races. Oak Ridge was second in both while Ponderosa was fourth in the girls run […]

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

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 »