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Del Oro’s might proves too much for Trojans

By Cody Holliday LOOMIS — For the first three quarters of Friday night’s big Oak Ridge-Del Oro preseason showdown, it looked like the team who had the football last would emerge the winner. After opening the fourth quarter with a scoring drive to close within a touchdown, the undefeated Trojans looked poised to rally. Instead, […]

No Comment / September 19, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Another win for the freshman

A FAST FRESHMAN Trojan tries to break through Del Oro's defense at Thursday's game. Courtesy photo

The Freshman Trojans football team brought home another victory, beating the Del Oro Eagles 17-6 Thursday night. The Trojans had a great game with some awesome sacks against Del Oro. Two great sacks were made by No. 42 Sutton Foltz and No. 44 Teagan Elkins. The Eagles also couldn’t adjust to the Trojans tough defense. Freshman […]

1 Comment / September 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold blasts to second place

THE FOOTHILL GOLD girls proudly hold up their second-place trophies from the Fallball Blast Off Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Foothill GOLD 10U Competitive softball team took second place in the Fallball Blast Off Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base last weekend. The girls had to fight off three great teams in order to play in the championship game against the Oakdale GOLD Sunday afternoon. The Foothill GOLD team battled until the end but came out with […]

No Comment / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

1 Comment / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »