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Trojans can’t catch McClatchy

STOCKTON — Let’s face it, Oak Ridge wouldn’t mind if the CIF changed venues for the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I semifinal game. Win or lose, the Lady Trojans don’t play their best on the UOP campus. Take Tuesday, March 3 against McClatchy. Miserable first half, decent first half — 56-40 loss to the Lions. At […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan Claiborne takes fifth place

BAKERSFIELD — Brandon Claiborne celebrated a stellar wrestling performance in a way that very few do: Sitting on the trainers’ table getting his knee looked at. That was just collateral damage from the California Interscholastic Federation State Wrestling Championships, where the Oak Ridge junior earned a fifth-place medal at Rabobank Arena on Saturday. A knee […]

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Register for Track & Field champs

The Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope would like to announce the creation of the El Dorado County Track & Field Championships, open to El Dorado County students in fourth through eighth grade who wish to compete for county-wide track and field titles. The championships will take place on Saturday, May […]

Comments Off / March 05, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS baseball hosting dinner

The community is invited to meet the 2015 Oak Ridge High School Trojan baseball team at the annual Meet the Trojans tri tip barbecue dinner on Saturday, March 14. This fun and exciting event will celebrate the great winning tradition of ORHS baseball. The event’s featured speaker will be Tony Asaro, former community relations director for the […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans beaten with PK

Bruin Samantha Gerstle, No. 13, battles Oak Ridge's Summer Santangelo, No. 8, in Monday's nonleague action as Dominique Carranza shades the play. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Five goals were scored between the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls soccer teams in the March 2 intracounty/nonleague match at Bruin Stadium, but the most important one favored the host Lady Bruins, who posted a 3-2 win over the Lady Trojans. In the 74th minute of the contest, Bruin midfielder Sarah Pacheco drove the ball […]

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Trojans advance to D-I semis

Lady Trojan Hailey McCoy takes on the River City defense during Thursday's D-I playoff game where Oak Ridge came out on top. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

In Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal home game, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team had a strong finish to post a 49-25 win over River City. The victory advances the Lady Trojans, the No. 2 seed, into Tuesday’s semifinal game against No. 3 McClatchy at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. The win also guarantees a […]

Comments Off / March 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys come up short

SACRAMENTO — If or when Oak Ridge gets around to watching game film of last Friday’s playoff exit at Sheldon, there’s sure to be a collective cringe in the room. Turnovers are a part of basketball but the ones the Trojans made cost them any chance to upset the host Huskies who eliminated Oak Ridge from […]

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