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Former Trojan displays some ‘Magic’

Former Trojan Ryan Anderson, right, congratulates teammate J.J. Redick after the Orlando Magic's win over the Sacramento Kings at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento on Sunday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Mike Bush SACRAMENTO — Ryan Anderson considers Power Balance Pavilion his second home. The Orlando Magic forward and 2005 Oak Ridge High School graduate has good reasons to  say that about the arena formerly known as Arco Arena. During his senior year Anderson led the Trojans boys basketball team to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II, […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

El Dorado United players head to Phoenix

El Dorado United selectees left to right: Ayden Burnett, Connor Velcelean, Garry Valadez, Nico Carpignano, Jackson Contreras, Riley Terando, Julian Garcia, Joey Scotti, Noah Sonenstein. Courtesy photo

Starting last spring hundreds of District VI youth soccer players converged on Cherry Island for tryouts and an eventual chance to make the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program. ODP is a national identification and development program for high-level soccer players. The program identifies and develops players throughout the country to represent their state associations, […]

1 Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Subjeck takes third at Doc Buchanan Invitational

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge High 160-pounder Keaton Subjeck defeated Healdsburg’s Matthew Tsarnas 3-0 to win third place Saturday at the 93-team field of the Doc Buchanan Invitational at Clovis High School. Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato (170) went 4-2 to take seventh. After a semifinals setback, Subjeck decisioned Poway’s Stevie Cervantes 5-2 to advance. The Trojan junior had […]

No Comment / January 09, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans eke out a win Thursday

After the varsity girls basketball game between host Oak Ridge and Inderkum Thursday night, no one wearing the navy and gold left the court happy. The Lady Trojans prevailed 44-42 but coach Steve White wasn’t smiling. Citing the team’s poor execution, White gave kudos to the No. 14 Inderkum Tigers for making the game against […]

No Comment / January 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers slam opponents

Second-grader Ty Dillard beats his opponent from Roseville's Orange Crush Club team. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club’s wrestlers faced the Orange Crush Wrestling Club and Buljan Middle School last Wednesday and came out on top. The younger wresters won more than half their matches and the club’s more advanced wrestlers won 27 of 32 matches with 25 of those matched won by pins. By dual meet scoring El […]

No Comment / January 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan wrestlers pull away from Jesuit

OAK RIDGE'S Xavier Lopez drives back Jesuit's Teo Marshall in Wednesday's Delta River League dual meet. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Trey Reese’s pin in his 132-pound match gave Oak Ridge the lead for good Wednesday as Oak Ridge wrestling opened the Delta River League season with a 49-16 dual meet victory over visiting Jesuit. Reese’s win started a stretch of victories in which Trojans won seven of the final eight matches. Oak Ridge benefited from four […]

No Comment / January 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge falls short in Toss Up title game

MATT HOWARD shoots over a Bronco in Friday's championship game of the Toss Up tournament. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Shane Theodore After rallying off two impressive victories to reach the Trojan Toss Up championship game, host Oak Ridge faltered in its third comeback bid and lost to the Bella Vista Broncos by a score of 65-55 in Friday’s championship game. “We were trying to force the issue too much tonight, and their size […]

No Comment / January 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »