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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 »

Trojan basketball shocks top-ranked Sheldon

A Delta River League win is still a win for the Oak Ridge High boys basketball team — even if it is against No. 1 ranked team in the Sacramento area. Hosting top-ranked Sheldon Wednesday night, the Trojans made up for missing nearly a dozen lay-ups to shock the Huskies 39-35. The win improves Oak […]

No Comment / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV wrestlers find their lucky number

Oak Ridge's JV wrestling squad ruled the mat at a recent competition. Photo courtesy of Coach Lawrence Divinagracia

Oak Ridge High School’s junior varsity wrestling team had a phenomenal tournament performance at the recent Golden Sierra Invitational. Twenty-seven Oak Ridge wrestlers participated in 6-man brackets with other wrestlers from local high school,s including Vista Del Lago, Jesuit and El Dorado. Twenty-one Trojan wrestlers finished in the top three in their respective brackets – seven champions, seven silvers […]

No Comment / January 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Subjeck undefeated at Tim Brown Memorial

Trojan Keaton Subjeck, left, and Oakmont's Peter Santos angle for an opening in their 170-pound title match at Saturday's Tim Brown Memorial Tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Woods, Camilli place second SACRAMENTO — In his 160-pound finals match late Saturday afternoon at the Tim Brown Memorial Wrestling Tournament, Oak Ridge High wrestler Keaton Subjeck was more than anxious to get an early start against Oakmont’s Peter Santos. “I was aggressive throughout the match,” Subjeck said. “He’s a good wrestler.” Subjeck jumped out to a 5-0 lead […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans fall short at home

In a game scoring was hard to come by, host Oak Ridge couldn’t keep pace with second-ranked Jesuit and lost the Delta River League matchup Friday by a 61-45 score. “We played well, but we let them get away from us in the second half,” Trojan coach Steve Scott said. Points were scarce in the […]

No Comment / January 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »