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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 »

Division 1 schools court Oak Ridge diver

Oak Rige diver Jordan Gotro has been recruited by several Division 1 universities. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School senior Jordan Gotro’s hard work in school and dedication to sports has caught the attention of Division 1 universities all over the country. Jordan recently took his first of five recruiting trips. When done, he’ll have visited the University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Louisiana State University, University of South Carolina […]

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

Lady Trojans upset 5th-ranked Rocklin Thunder

Following two tough losses to Menlo-Atherton and Vista del Lago, the host Oak Ridge girls volleyball team rebounded in a huge way last Tuesday by upsetting area powerhouse Rocklin in four sets, 20-25, 25-23, 25-14, 25-17. “We needed this win. It’s really going to give us confidence to go against some bigger teams knowing we […]

No Comment / September 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold wins silver

Foothill Gold celebrates a second-place finish. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U softball team took second place in the Fall Fastpitch Fever in Lincoln this past weekend. The team played the Folsom Freedom, Mizuno All America and the Breeze on Saturday, winning all three.  Coming back Sunday, the girls won two games to make the championship game, where they came in a respectable […]

No Comment / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge pulls away from Pacers 42-14

After their last game against Washington of Fremont, Oak Ridge football coach Eric Cavaliere was already ahead of the rest of the team. “It’s the most important game on our schedule,” he said after the win against the Huskies, referring to Friday’s test against area powerhouse Grant. The Trojans passed with flying colors — thrashing […]

No Comment / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan second-half rally nets win

Oak Ridge midfielder Daniel Bonal sprints up field with a Cordova defender on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

After a sluggish first half where both teams struggled to get off shots, the Oak Ridge Trojan soccer squad came back from a second-half deficit Monday to pull off a late 2-1 win, improving its record to 1-2 on the young season. Defense dictated the whole first half with just four shots overall. Oak Ridge […]

No Comment / September 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »