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Dinger not enough for Trojans in D-I playoff opener

SACRAMENTO — A home run off Alec de Watteville’s bat seemed to be enough for the Oak Ridge High baseball team to pull out a first round Sac-Joaquin Section Division I victory over Davis Thursday afternoon at Union Stadium on the Sacramento City College campus. But Davis pitcher Ben Eckels struck out 11 Trojan batters en […]

No Comment / May 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Middle schoolers run final races

Marble Valley's Maeve Nave, far left, hands off to speedy anchor Hailey Magnilia in the girls 4 x 100 relay at the County Sports League end of the season track meet. Marble Valley ended up with a personal best 57.94 and took second place to Pleasant Valley. Courtesy photo

Union Mine High School hosted the County Sports League’s final middle school track meet last weekend. The results are as follows: Girls 65 hurdles: Girls A — 1-HGR-Elizabeth Vaccaro, 11.42. Girls B — 1-PV-Breanne Gloia, 11.44. Girls C — 1-GHI-Julia Lathrop, 11:47; Mile: Girls B — 1-MAR-Danny Destefano, 8:39.83. Girls C — NOR-Madisyn Schmitz, 6:17.56; 400: Girls A […]

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

Mills churns out two 2nd-best section times

Oak Ridge's Brandon Mills, pictured earlier this season, finished second in both the breaststroke and 200 IM events at Saturday's Sac-Joaquin Section swim finals at Tokay High in Lodi. Photo by Tod Pickett, Great Sports Pictures

LODI — Qualifying for CIF Sac-Joaquin Sections in swimming is hard work; finishing in either the top eight for finals or top 16 for consolations is an honor. Swimmers from 27 leagues (over 175 schools) competed in prelims last Thursday and Friday at Tokay High with the top 16 from each event returning Saturday. El […]

No Comment / May 15, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Delta River League crowns local Track/Field champs

Lady Trojan Shannon Trumbull, jumps over the last hurdle in the 100 meter race. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Qualifiers advance to Divisionals SHINGLE SPRINGS — Thursday’s Delta River League Track and Field finals was where host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge crown 13 individuals and one relay team league champions. All but six titles came on the track. The top five finishers in each category qualified for this week’s Divisional Time Trials and Finals […]

No Comment / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Softball Oak Ridge 10, Folsom 0 Baseball Oak Ridge 20, Ponderosa 6 — Alec de Watteville and Mason Watkins had five hits each, part of the Trojans’ 19-hit attack in Tuesday’s big win in Shingle Springs. de Watteville doubled, tripled and drove in five runs while Watkins doubled and drove in four. Logan Marston (double, three […]

No Comment / May 14, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans 10-run Ponderosa

In their final tune-up game before the playoffs, the Oak Ridge Trojan baseball team wasted no time dismantling the Ponderosa Bruins in a six-inning, mercy-rule 10-0 win. The game was close early. Oak Ridge starter Alex Fitchett shut out the Bruins while Ponderosa’s Jacob Bist settled down after allowing a first-inning run off of a […]

No Comment / May 10, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan volleyball grounds Cardinals

Consistent play at the net Tuesday and setting up the offense by Storm Van Soldt and Sam Greenleaf paved the way to victory for the Oak Ridge High boys volleyball team in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division I out-bracket playoff match against visiting Laguna Creek. Oak Ridge (4-4, 18-11) won the match in four games, 25-16, 23-25, […]

1 Comment / May 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »