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Volleyball playoffs: Lady Trojans KO Tokay

OAK RIDGE's Haley Simmons, left, and Mysha Davies team up for a block during the varsity Lady Trojans game against Tokay Tuesday night. Troy swept the Tigers, 3-0. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls volleyball team tamed the Tokay Tigers Tuesday night in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 playoffs’ first round. The Lady Trojans won at home in three, 25-18, 25-9 and 25-11. “We just want to focus on getting through to Davis,” said sophomore Maddie DeGeorge, who had a great night setting and serving. […]

No Comment / November 09, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis goes out fighting

DAVIS — Oak Ridge needed its best in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal tennis match at Davis Monday and got it but the host Blue Devils still squeaked out the 5-4 win. The Lady Trojans won three of the five matches that extended to three sets. In all five, Oak Ridge rallied after dropping […]

No Comment / November 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

American River Lacrosse teams take on the Bay Area

The American River Lacrosse Girl's High School team coached by Nathan Hendel and Eldoré Wood outlasted the competition at the Bay Area Bonanza tournament. Courtesy photo

The American River Lacrosse Girl’s High School team won first place in its division at the Bay Area Bonanza tournament held in Dublin Nov. 5 and 6. They were undefeated throughout the tournament, winning five games against lacrosse teams from Bay Area clubs BearLax, Bay Area Wave, Triple Threat and the Bonanza “House” team. The […]

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OR cross country qualifies for Friday’s section cross country meet

The Sac-Joaquin Section sub-section meet, held Saturday at Frogtown in Angels Camp, hosted cross country teams vying for berths in Friday’s section meet, the final qualifier for the Nov. 25 CIF State Meet on Fresno’s Woodward Park course. Just 10 boys varsity teams and 10 girls varsity teams in each of five divisions qualified along […]

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Trojans’ near stunner in Folsom ends in heartbreak

Football

Oak Ridge to take on Burbank in first round FOLSOM — Host Folsom turned to its potent offense for two touchdowns in the final six minutes Friday, erasing a 10-point deficit, to overcome upset-minded Oak Ridge 35-31 to close the Delta River League regular season. Trojan coach Eric Cavaliere’s pre-game prediction that “the team that […]

No Comment / November 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Perfect!

Picture perfect — The Rolling Hills Bengal Tigers celebrate their eighth-grade championship. Standing, left to right: Meghan Hayward, coach Amy Pirkl, Megan Priest, Elizabeth Cameron and Kira Chavez. Seated left to right: Nicole Spring, Emily Demure, Olivia Reid, NoelleTsivikas, Savanah Schroeder and Hannah Stellmacher. Courtesy photo

Rolling Hills volleyball has two amazing seasons Confidence. Teamwork. Determination. You could say the Rolling Hills girls volleyball team has it all … and then some. This year the eighth-grade team won the Foothill Athletic League championship match against rival Camerado Springs in mid-October. But the fact that they won isn’t the most amazing part. […]

2 Comments / November 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Eclipse Luna ’97 takes tourney

We're No. 1 —€” El Dorado United Eclipse Luna '97 coach Rich Krigger, far left back row, celebrates with Kaci Peel, Gaby Fortino, Tatiana Goldman, Summer Condie, Sydney Rivera, Hannah O’Donnell, Lydia Molitor, Kylie Goyton, Kira Sahaida and coach Ueli Lippuner, left to right, as well as Sarah Huber, Anna Lippuner, Erin Krigger, Ashley Worden, Chris McDaniel and Kelly Krigger, front row left to right. Not pictured are Madison VanOverbeek and Samantha Gerstle.

Ashley Worden scored on a pass from Erin Krigger as time expired in double overtime to secure a thrilling 2-1 win for the EDUSA Eclipse ’97 Luna over Davis Legacy in the championship match of the Lily Nisen Memorial Tournament Oct. 30 in Davis. The Luna scored first at the 5-minute mark of the first half […]

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