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Swing for the Cure champs

Gold '01 champs are, front row left to right: Bailey Pfeiler, Cami Lee, Adreanna Killingsworth, Sam Giordanengo, Sky Linnane, Reagan Hunt; middle row left to right: Coach Gigi Jimenez, Sydney Littles, Mia Perez, Faith Matis, Ashley Jarman, Haley Orchard, Giana Hays, Leah Polson; and back row left to right: Coaches Chris Matis, Alan Orchard and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold ’01 14U Girls Fastpitch Softball team took the ASA Swing For the Cure championship trophy home to El Dorado Hills the weekend of Oct. 4 & 5. The team battled hard en route to a 6-1 tournament record, including a 4-0 record on Sunday. The girls outscored their opponents 61-12, including a 8-0 victory against the previously unbeaten Nor Cal Dirt Dogs. […]

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

Lady Trojans get new lacrosse coach

Oak Ridge High School Athletics has named Nathan Hendel as the head coach of the Trojan women’s lacrosse program. Hendel most recently served as the assistant varsity coach for the Trojan women’s lacrosse team during the 2013 season. A native of the East Bay, Hendel moved to Sacramento in 2008. He has held various coaching positions, including […]

No Comment / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struck by Thunder

ROCKLIN — It’s hard telling the more impressive at Rocklin High Friday night: its dance squad, the halftime pyrotechnics show or its football team. Safe guess to say Oak Ridge thinks it’s the latter after the Thunder rolled past the Trojans 59-21 in Sierra Foothill League action. Rocklin, which celebrated its homecoming, owned field positioning all evening. Thunder quarterback […]

No Comment / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans do well at Stanford run

PALO ALTO — The Oak Ridge varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at the recent prestigious 41st Stanford Invitational at the university golf course. Teams from throughout California and non-California teams were in attendance that featured many of the top high school and collegiate cross country athletes in the nation. The Trojan boys placed […]

No Comment / September 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge sticks it to T’Wolves

Dalton Santos pulls in a short toss for Oak Ridge in Friday's win. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Forget trick plays. Oak Ridge’s first Sierra Foothill League victory swung on a trick-question play, an instance that defied logic in its 38-20 victory over Woodcreek Friday night. The host Trojans nursed a 10-7 lead and faced a fourth-and-9 at the Timberwolves’ 31. Instead of letting quarterback Ian Book determine the drive with his rollout […]

No Comment / September 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Lady Trojans pound former section champs

HANNAH CROOKHAM won her singles match for Oak Ridge Thursday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

FOLSOM — Madeline Almeida is a sophomore who plays with experience for the Oak Ridge girls tennis team. In Thursday’s Sierra Foothill League contest against Granite Bay at the Broadstone Racquet Club, Almeida, who plays tennis year-round, posted a straight set victory that helped Oak Ridge to an 8-1 victory. The win was huge. Though the Trojans […]

No Comment / September 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls upend Miners 3-1

Oak Ridge extended its perfect streak Tuesday night at home, defeating Nevada Union 25-21, 20-25, 25-15 and 25-17 in Sierra Foothill League volleyball action. Sporting a solid win in game one, Troy faltered throughout game 2 on miscommunication and a troubling service receive — allowing the Miners to pick up a win before the Lady […]

No Comment / September 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »