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Girls volleyball falls to St. Francis

Lady Trojan Amelia Crye sends a kill over the net at the game against St. Frances on Thursday night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Delta River League’s top two varsity volleyball teams battled Thursday and although host Oak Ridge gave St. Francis a solid jab, the Lady Trojans couldn’t knock the Troubadours down. Troy dropped the match 1-3 in a loss Oak Ridge coach Becky Potter called “disappointing.” “We were not the same team that we were when […]

No Comment / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge soccer falls short to Folsom

By Shane Theodore The Oak Ridge soccer team’s Senior Night match was spoiled by visiting Folsom Wednesday. The Trojans fell to the Bulldogs 3-1. “We played really well tonight but just didn’t have enough to beat them,” Trojan coach Henry Reis said. Pre-game festivities for the seniors who took the pitch for the last time […]

No Comment / October 27, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jesuit soccer swamps Oak Ridge

By Shane Theodore Monday’s Delta River League match between Oak Ridge and visiting Jesuit was over the moment it started. The Marauders, the No. 1 team in California, beat the Trojans 10-1. “We just played a much better team today; the scoreboard shows that,” Troy’s coach Henry Reis said. Jesuit’s offensive onslaught started in the […]

No Comment / October 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans send three to Division I girls golf playoffs

Julia Bulotti, seen here earlier in the season, qualified to advance as an individual to Monday's Division I North tournament at Rancho Solano Golf Course in Fairfield. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

The Oak Ridge girls golf team finished the season in third place after last Wednesday’s third Delta River League tournament at Rancho Murieta Country Club. Ponderosa was fourth. The Trojans’ Victoria Han, who fired an 86 in the tournament, was the only El Dorado County golfer named to the DRL all league team, based on […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Eagles take flight with third-quarter blitz of Oak Ridge

For the first half of an important Delta River League match-up Friday, host Oak Ridge went toe-to-toe with Pleasant Grove and stood strong against the top-ranked Eagles — trailing  just 14-7 at the halftime break. As close as the Trojans were after two quarters, the contest completely changed gears in the third as Pleasant Grove’s […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Girls tennis Oct. 17: Oak Ridge 8, Ponderosa 1 Singles (OR first): Julia Dunnigan vs. Savannah Broderrick 6-2, 6-3; Julia Lund vs. Amanda Templeton 6-0, 6-0; Alexa Hill vs. Susan Parkyn 6-3, 6-3; Gabby Zeagler vs. Sydney Morrow 6-0, 6-1; Miranda Miller vs. Kaitlyn Friesen 6-1, 6-0; Meghan Schoener vs. Tiffany Prather 6-1, 6-4; Doubles (OR first): Tia Nguyen/Haesoo Kim vs. Paige […]

No Comment / October 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans celebrate victory over Pondo

Lady Bruins Layne Davidson (No. 17) and Lianna Sybeldon (No. 10) try to block a kill sent over by Lady Trojan Mysha Davies during the contentious match. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

After Thursday night’s varsity volleyball game you would have thought the Lady Trojans had just won a state championship the way they and their supporters celebrated. Close. They just beat intra-county rival Ponderosa, 3-0. “We have so much confidence right now,” said Oak Ridge coach Becky Potter. “Players are starting to rise to the occasion […]

1 Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »