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Oak Ridge wins battle of Trojans

THAT'S GONNA GET IN — Oak Ridge's Hannah Miller, No. 11, watches as teammate Brenna Palmer, right, scores the Trojans' second goal Tuesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Hannah Miller was all over the field for the Oak Ridge High girls soccer team against Lincoln in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff opener. The senior forward had an assist and took many shots on goal that helped her team to a 3-0 win in the battle of the Trojans. The win sends Oak […]

No Comment / May 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Baseball: Troy wins with walk-off

Logan Denholm’s RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning drove in Mickey Meinhofer as host and playoff-bound Oak Ridge posted the 7-6 walkoff Senior Day victory over Jesuit Tuesday. Meinhofer had reached on an inning-opening dropped line drive to right field. After Tyson Solis sacrificed and Tanner Ales walked, Denholm […]

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Lacrosse: Lady Trojans win exciting home finale

Defense came up huge for the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team in Tuesday’s home game against Davis that led to a narrow 10-9 win. With 29 seconds left after a Davis timeout, the Blue Devils worked theirdownfield before Trojan Mariana Alvear forced a turnover. “Defense won this game for us,” Oak Ridge head coach Eldore Wood […]

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Trojans win first round playoff match

OAK RIDGE'S Charlie Conarro won his match in straight sets Monday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

FOLSOM — After posting an 8-2 record in Delta River League action, the Oak Ridge High boys tennis team continued its winning ways Monday in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs with a 9-0 win over Vintage at the Broadstone Racquet Club. Trojan singles players Charlie Conarro, Simon Chan and Clarence Lai […]

No Comment / May 07, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Locals make splash at league finals

Oak Ridge's Ethan Dillard took first place in two events at the Delta River League finals in El Dorado Hills. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge High swimmers and the Ponderosa dive teams made a splash at the Delta River League finals at the Community Service District’s aquatic center Saturday. Oak Ridge’s Ethan Dillard was a double winner — 200 IM with a time of 1 minute, 58.66 seconds and the 100 breast stroke with a time of 1 minute, 1.03 […]

No Comment / May 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills sailor takes Camellia Cup

2014 Camellia Cup Champion Craig Lee, right, holds up his long-awaited trophy. The El Dorado Hills resident has participated in the annual Folsom Lake race for more than four decades. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — Sailor Craig Lee of El Dorado Hills finally accomplished his lifelong ambition of, at age 60, becoming Camellia Cup champion. Lee has competed in the Camellia Cup, the Sacramento area’s longest running sailboat regatta, since the age of 14 and took the trophy on April 27. Sailing his single-handed Banshee, In n Out, […]

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Oak Ridge boys, girls race toward wins

Chubi Ohanele has competed in track and field since he was in middle school and Wednesday against Ponderosa in a Delta River League meet, the Oak Ridge freshman showed he can compete at the varsity level. Ohanele won the 100 meters at 11.19 seconds. He also took second place in the 200 meters at 22.83 seconds, […]

No Comment / May 01, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »