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South 1 Division opener is in the books

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Finally. After two weeks without snow and another under the threat of too much, South I Division varsity ski and snowboarders shook off the rain Thursday to complete the season’s first Giant Slalom race on Lower Main at Sierra-at-Tahoe. El Dorado and Ponderosa emerged the big winners, splitting the six team awards while […]

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

Klein shines for Lady Trojans in victory over Bruins

Pondo senior Jennifer Curto, left, grabs a rebound in Thursday night's intra-county Delta River League basketball action at Oak Ridge. Photo by jannaweissphotography.com

Jenna Klein knows practice makes perfect, whether it’s in a team environment or honing her long-range shooting skills alone with her dad. “If we don’t do three’s at practice, I’ll go to the gym,” said Klein, who said she usually spends “about an hour” on shots behind the arc. The extra time paid dividends Thursday […]

No Comment / January 27, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan basketball shocks top-ranked Sheldon

A Delta River League win is still a win for the Oak Ridge High boys basketball team — even if it is against No. 1 ranked team in the Sacramento area. Hosting top-ranked Sheldon Wednesday night, the Trojans made up for missing nearly a dozen lay-ups to shock the Huskies 39-35. The win improves Oak […]

No Comment / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV wrestlers find their lucky number

Oak Ridge's JV wrestling squad ruled the mat at a recent competition. Photo courtesy of Coach Lawrence Divinagracia

Oak Ridge High School’s junior varsity wrestling team had a phenomenal tournament performance at the recent Golden Sierra Invitational. Twenty-seven Oak Ridge wrestlers participated in 6-man brackets with other wrestlers from local high school,s including Vista Del Lago, Jesuit and El Dorado. Twenty-one Trojan wrestlers finished in the top three in their respective brackets – seven champions, seven silvers […]

No Comment / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Subjeck undefeated at Tim Brown Memorial

Trojan Keaton Subjeck, left, and Oakmont's Peter Santos angle for an opening in their 170-pound title match at Saturday's Tim Brown Memorial Tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Woods, Camilli place second SACRAMENTO — In his 160-pound finals match late Saturday afternoon at the Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament, Oak Ridge High wrestler Keaton Subjeck was more than anxious to get an early start against Oakmont’s Peter Santos. “I was aggressive throughout the match,” Subjeck said. “He’s a good wrestler.” Subjeck jumped out to a 5-0 lead […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans fall short at home

In a game scoring was hard to come by, host Oak Ridge couldn’t keep pace with second-ranked Jesuit and lost the Delta River League matchup Friday by a 61-45 score. “We played well, but we let them get away from us in the second half,” Trojan coach Steve Scott said. Points were scarce in the […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ponderosa wrestlers record intra-county win over Oak Ridge

Competing in the 108-pound class, Oak Ridge wrestler Josh Pluke (right) lifts Ponderosa's T.J. Holloway. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — If the Ponderosa High wrestling team wanted to stay undefeated in Delta River League action Wednesday night going into its dual meet against rival Oak Ridge, it needed solid performances from most of its grapplers. The Bruins (3-0) accomplished that and then some at their gym after winning 10 of the 13 weight […]

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