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Seven Oak Ridge athletes sign with colleges

Ready for the next phase in their sports careers — Trojans William Boule, Lance Berringer, Lauren Sende, Mandi McBroom, Tiffani Reimers, Dylan Collie and John David Smith, left to right, sign their Letters of Intent at Wednesday's ceremony. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Seven Oak Ridge senior athletes signed their Letter of Intent forms Wednesday in the Trojan multi-purpose room. William Boule (Eastern Washington), Dylan Collie (Brigham Young) and Jon David Smith (Southern Oregon) signed to continue their football careers. Mandi McBroom (UC Irvine) and Tiffani Reimers (Cal State Fullerton) go on in soccer. Lance Berringer (University of […]

No Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans happy with season’s final team victory

Trojan Eric Rohrer, 184, pins his opponent from Pleasant Grove High School on Wednesday night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge High wrestling coach Casey Rhyan was all smiles Wednesday night for many reasons. The program honored 11 seniors at their final home match and last Delta River League dual meet against Pleasant Grove. Eight seniors won, including four by first-round pins, as the Trojans registered a 62-9 victory. Oak Ridge ended up 3-2 […]

No Comment / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge comeback falls short

In a matchup of the area No. 2 and 3-ranked teams, host Oak Ridge fell to the Pleasant Grove Eagles 56-51 in Tuesday night’s Delta River League action. “We came out sluggish, and weren’t able to control the game from their on, even after we got some better play. They’re too good of a team […]

No Comment / February 01, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

It’s a three-peat for Sol ’01

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El Dorado United Sol ’01 won the recent U11 girls NorCal Premier State Cup championship. They beat FCA Storm in the championship game 2-1. This is the third straight state cup championship for the Sol ’01 team. Coached by Henry Reis the team is Ava Nkadi, Samantha Ikemoto, Mekaylla White, Ella Velcelean, Emily Ormson, Alyssa […]

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

Oak Ridge gets 24 from Scott, beats Pondo

Ponderosa's Chris Snyder, center, draws a crowd of Trojans including Scott Sanchez, No. 21, and Bryce Scott, No. 24, in Friday's intra-county matchup in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — After Oak Ridge High’s exciting victory earlier in the week over top-ranked Sheldon, the Trojans turned their attention toward Shingle Springs Friday and their matchup with intra-county rival Ponderosa. With renewed thoughts of chasing first place in the Delta River League standings, Oak Ridge hoped to  maintain its momentum […]

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

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 »