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Trojans edge Pondo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — It was a gritty grind Tuesday afternoon as host Ponderosa squared off against neighboring Oak Ridge in a physical rivalry match that saw the Trojans pull away with a 1-0 victory. “We knew the kind of game it was going to be going into today,” Bruin head coach Greg Spangler said. “When […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV water polo team tops in Turlock

Oak Ridge's junior varsity squad celebrates a tournament win. Courtesy photo

Led by Coach Patrick Muniz, the Oak Ridge JV boys’ water polo team returned home as tournament champions after winning all four games at the Turlock Invitational Tournament, Oct. 4-5. In the first game against Golden Valley, Matthew Fehr helped the team with three steals. Jack Davidson and William Kirk had two each, and Kevin […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan boys fall to Jesuit, Trojan girls lose to St. Francis

Oak Ridge High’s boys and girls water polo programs hosted games against Jesuit and and St. Francis Tuesday at the CSD pool, losing both Delta Valley Conference matchups. Following an exciting JV upset where the Trojans edged Jesuit 7-6 in overtime, Oak Ridge’s varsity boys struggled to find momentum, falling 14-6 to a stingy Jesuit […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge ties Folsom 1-1

KNOCKING HEADS — Trojan Hunter Tully, left, heads the ball with a Folsom mark in Tuesday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

One half was seconds too long and the other almost too short for host Oak Ridge in its Delta River League opener with Folsom Tuesday. The match between neighboring programs ended in a 1-1 tie. Persistence and increased intensity in the final 40 minutes paid off for the Trojans who got the equalizer with minutes […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Stanford duo likes tough academics

Former Lady Trojan Lauren Bertoy

Editor’s note: Undergraduate classes began at Stanford University for approximately 7,000 students late last month. Athletes Lauren Bertoy and Keaton Subjeck were among the freshmen class. Under the watchful eye of many in the community, the recent Oak Ridge High graduates enjoyed stellar four-year varsity careers in their respective sports and now turn their sights […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity runners take on Stanford course

Oak Ridge freshman Luke Bricca leads a pack of runners at the Stanford Invitational. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s boys and girls cross country teams ran good races at the Sept. 28 Stanford Cross Country Invitational on the university’s golf course. The varsity girls placed fifth out of 30 teams in the Division 1 race; 209 runners from high schools all over the state and out of state completed the course. Lady Trojan Rachel […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys double-up ‘Dogs

Oak Ridge receiver Trent Buenzli signals to quarterback Jacob Sipes who leaves the pocket in Friday's game with visiting Vacaville. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Sipes fills in after injury By Scott Warden EL DORADO HILLS — Host Oak Ridge and Vacaville stood toe-to-toe with each other on the way to a 14-14 deadlock at the halftime of Friday’s nonleague encounter. That changed in the second half as the Trojans took control and overpowered the Bulldogs for the 28-14 victory. […]

Comments Off / September 29, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »