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Jesuit too much for Trojans water polo

OAK RIDGE WATER POLO player Garrison Yeandle faces off with Jesuit's goalie during Wednesday's game. The senior netted the Trojans' final goal of the game. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A fourth-quarter rally pulled the Oak Ridge varsity boys water polo team closer to the visiting Jesuit Marauders Wednesday afternoon but the Trojans’ efforts fell short and the team lost 9-12. “We just played the top team in our league and came out 12-9, very respectable,” said coach Don McCormick. “The guys really did pick […]

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St. Francis sinks Lady Trojans

OAK RIDGE senior Hannah Bensman stays in front of a St. Francis opponent at Wednesday's match. The Lady Trojans made a good effort but lost to the Troubadours. Janna Weiss Photography

Passing problems and a tough Troubadours’ defense plagued Oak Ridge’s varsity girls water polo team Wednesday afternoon when they faced St. Francis. The Lady Trojans lost the match 19-6. “They took away our offense,” said coach Tim McCormick. “Then they countered off our turnovers. That’s really where the game was won.” St. Francis started out […]

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Trojans best Grizzlies in five-set battle

By Bill Christner GARDEN VALLEY — It was a battle royale between the Golden Sierra and Oak Ridge volleyball teams Tuesday in Garden Valley. At the end of of the night the Trojans left the Rod Hedlund gym winners with a hard-fought 25-18, 25-20, 15-25, 18-25, 15-13 victory. The tiebreaker was a tight contest with eight […]

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Freshman footballers trounce Lancers

COACHES AND PLAYERS talk strategy during the freshman football game against Cordova. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

The freshman Trojans rocked their house again against the Codova Lancers in a shut out last Thursday night, 36-0. It was a hot and sultry day but the Trojans showed up and beat the Lancers thanks to great plays by Camden Cicchetti, Tanner Emmanuel, Nolan Book and Jeff Cunningham, as well as great coaching by […]

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JV water polo team wins Bear River tourney

THE JV LADY TROJANS celebrate their No. 1 ranking at the Bear River Tournament this past weekend. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School’s JV Lady Trojans water polo team proved they had skills in the water, taking first place at this past weekend’s Bear River Tournament. “The team played exceptionally well,” said coach Julia Roos. “The wins were based on a complete team effort because all girls on the team scored at least one […]

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Girls Shock the competition

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The U12 Girls EDH Shock battled in the heat to take the ECH Soccer championship. Playing four teams — Azzuri Thunder, Folsom Fire, SSA Tiger and RC Freedom — the Shock came out on top! The Shock are: Coach Michael Wegmann, Gracie Wegmann, Alyssa Closson, Sarah Morris, Sienna Stacy, Caroline Layton, Courtney Hulsing, Krissy Hoffman and Coach […]

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OR cross country has strong showing at jamboree

It was a very good day for the Oak Ridge cross country teams at Sac State Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 10. The invitational was held at the Granite Regional Park course with many of the area’s top cross country teams competing. The frosh/soph and junior varsity course was 2.2 miles and the varsity course was 5 […]

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