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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 »

Trojans overcome Vacaville 24-21

JOSH WELLMAN dashes to the outside against Vacaville. Photo courtesy of Bailey McBride, ORHS Yearbook staff

VACAVILLE — Byron Spain’s twisting, reach-back 11-yard grab of a Jason Samuels’ delivery put Oak Ridge ahead with a minute left and the defense held on as a Vacaville’s game-tying field goal attempt fell short — preserving the Trojans’ hard-fought 24-21 nonleague victory Friday night. Nick Gordon’s strip and Josh Wellman’s fumble recovery halted a […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans tennis takes down Pleasant Grove

After a spotty preseason Oak Ridge’s tennis team opened league against Pleasant Grove last Tuesday. PG was the third place team in the league last year. The Trojans had some girls down with flu and injuries but players on the court stepped up and got an 8-1 win. “Our top six singles players have been […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge dominates own Invite

Oak Ridge's cross country team painted the rock in memory of coach Josh Ruff, who died earlier this summer. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra High cross country teams competed in the Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Invite Saturday at the Willow Hills course on the Folsom High campus. Approximately 963 from 25 high schools competed on the 3.1 mile course. In the varsity girls’ race, Oak Ridge earned first place with 48 points. […]

No Comment / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »