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Broncos edge Trojans 3-2

WEST SACRAMENTO — Twice the Oak Ridge High baseball team had late chances to score Wednesday night against Bella Vista in the SureWest Easter Invitational championship game at Raley Field but each time the Trojans were denied. In the end, the Broncos won by a 3-2 score to avenge a similar setback to Troy in the 2009 title […]

Comments Off / April 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan softball surprises Pleasant Grove

Oak Ridge pitcher Christina Arace winds for the pitch to the plate in Friday's Delta River League victory. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Jackson Long Paying little heed to the Delta River League standings, host Oak Ridge defeated front-running Pleasant Grove 4-1 behind solid pitching and two home runs. “This win was huge,” said Trojan head coach Sam Kloczko. “I have been telling them all along that we are better than our record (now 4-8 overall, 1-1 […]

Comments Off / April 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge swimmers meet their match

The Oak Ridge swim teams met their match last Tuesday with the boys falling to Jesuit 113-73 and the girls losing to St. Francis by a 103-83 margin. As it currently stands, the Trojans are ranked second in the Delta River League dual meets for both boys and girls while the Marauders and Troubadours are […]

Comments Off / April 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans scoreboard

Boys Tennis Oak Ridge 6, Pleasant Grove 3 Singles (OR first): Jimmy Giovanni def. Doty, 7-5, 6-1; Nic Atkinson def. Kankis, 6-2, 6-2; Jacob Zetlin def. Roberts, 6-2, 6-1; Simmon Chan def. McBroom, 6-3, 6-2; Charlie Conarro def. Velasco, 6-0, 6-0; Matt Fergerson def. Wagner, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Doubles (OR first): Matthew Lai-Scotty Lee def. […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club joins NorCal Premier Soccer League

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club is expanding opportunities for its 2,000 players with its acceptance into the NorCal Premier Soccer League for the 2012 season. This new league affiliation provides the opportunity for highly competitive play throughout much of Northern California. “Our club has been competitive in the highest division of our district, and […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rain stops Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa softball matchup

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Steady rain forced play to be called Tuesday between host Ponderosa and Oak Ridge in their first Delta River League meeting. Despite wet conditions and rainfall, the game did start and several pitches in Trojan leadoff Renee Bardini singled to left field off Bruin starter Shasta Stinson. After several pitches to Jackie […]

Comments Off / March 28, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Trojans comeback effort falls short

Trojan Josh Wellman runs with the ball during Saturday's game against Miramonte. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Determination and a tight defense couldn’t get the host varsity Oak Ridge lacrosse team in front of the Miramonte Matadors Saturday afternoon. The boys fell on their home field 5-8 but coach Brad Speno didn’t see the game as a total loss. “I thought we showed some good energy and good resilience out there,” he […]

Comments Off / March 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »