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Oak Ridge soccer falls to Bella Vista

Oak Ridge goalie Carisa Rivers boots the ball up the field in Thursday's match. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Failing to provide a successful press in the open field, and a stagnant offense doomed the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans as they fell to the visiting Bella Vista Broncos 1-0 Thursday afternoon in nonleague soccer action. The match started slowly as early missed opportunities prevented the Trojans from reaching the scoreboard but Oak Ridge’s Carisa […]

No Comment / March 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan scoreboard

Girls lacrosse Oak Ridge 10, California 9 — The Trojans beat the traditional Bay Area powerhouse with the go-head goal in the last 40 seconds. Oak Ridge overcame an early 5-0 deficit to tie it at 5-5 at the half. Troy is now 2-0. Oak Ridge JV 12, California 12  Oak Ridge 13, University High 8 — […]

No Comment / March 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls win NorCal opener

Oak Ridge's Nikki Dow drives to the basket in Wednesday's win over Washington. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

EL DORADO HILLS — It didn’t have the urgency of a section title game or atmosphere of Power Balance Pavilion but Oak Ridge’s CIF NorCal home opener Wednesday was vastly more important in that the Lady Trojans had to win or call it a season. With the stakes high for both Troy and Washington High, […]

No Comment / March 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Keaton Subjeck state’s fifth-best 160-pounder

Keaton Subjeck controls Hoopa's Louis Cosce in his first match Friday to open the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. Photo by Billie West

By Lee Gordon BAKERSFIELD — They’re all about paying it forward in the Oak Ridge wrestling program. And judging by the payouts on the medal podium, it’s a system that commands respect. Trojan junior Keaton Subjeck added his name (again) to the list of Oak Ridge wrestlers to place in the Top 8 at the California […]

No Comment / March 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Double overtime heartbreak — Lady Trojans fall to Kennedy

Jenn Hoffman, who had a three-point hot streak during the game, crosses half court in Saturday's championship game with Kennedy. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SACRAMENTO — Jenn Hoffman’s additional practice time working on three-pointers and scoring in the paint did help the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team take Kennedy deep into the second overtime Saturday at Power Balance Pavilion but it was the Cougars’ late execution that gave the South Sacramento team the 62-58 victory for the CIF […]

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Trojan spikers knock off D’backs in opener

Oak Ridge's Brock Middleton spikes a ball in Wedneday's match. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

EL DORADO — New Oak Ridge High boys volleyball coach Melanie De Mure and Union Mine High coach Mike Yates were pleased with their respective team’s performances Wednesday in an intra-county nonleague match at the Snake Pit. Oak Ridge won in four sets, 25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22 in a battle for every point. “One of the […]

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

The Jaguars are just perfect

Go Jaguars —€” Suzanne Hunt, Adele Gargiulo, Reagan Hunt, Deanna Frack, Hannah Skovensky, Shreya Kowtha, Mrs. Leach and Ella Velcelean, standing left to right, and Alexa Myers, Lauren Bellas, Sydney Gunderson, Mya Velcelean, Ashley Mykrantz and Samantha Ikemoto, kneeling left to right, celebrate a stellar basketball season. Courtesy photo

The Jackson Elementary School girls basketball team went undefeated this year. The Jaguars started the season strong and ended it perfect thanks in part to the twin towers, Deanna Frack and Reagan Hunt, who rebounded the ball well and added basket after basket to the games’ scores. Mighty Samantha Ikemoto and Sydney Gunderson frequently drive the ball to the basket […]

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