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Volleyball: Lady Trojans clip Eagles’ wings

After Oak Ridge High School’s girls volleyball team landed firmly on top of the Pleasant Grove Eagles Thursday night I approached coach Becky Potter to report an interesting fact. “Every game I’ve come to the girls have won 3-0,” I said. “We’re a very superstitious team,” Potter replied. “Keep coming.” Good luck charm or not, […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans top Bruins in overtime

Bruin No. 10 Lianna Sybeldon sends the ball over the net, getting Trojans Helena Strube (No. 1) and Alexa Becker (No. 9) off the floor for the block. The Trojans won the match in five games. jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Leave it to intra-county rivals Oak Ridge and Ponderosa to extend a volleyball match to five games and, when that’s not enough, overtime. The Trojans’ never-say-die attitude paid off Tuesday in rallying from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the host Bruins 25-19, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 18-16 in Delta River League action. Oak Ridge trailed late in […]

No Comment / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Pleasant Grove blanks Trojan soccer

C.J. HOVERSTEN drives the ball with Pleasant Grove's Nathaniel Deaton on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Visiting Pleasant Grove’s goal nine minutes into the second half accounted for the only scoring on Oct. 3 as the Eagles edged Oak Ridge 1-0 in Delta River League soccer action. The Trojans controlled first-half play but couldn’t capitalize on their offensive chances. Defensively, Oak Ridge broke down and failed to clear an Eagle throw-in […]

No Comment / October 05, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH wrestlers dominate SLAM-Throw-berfest

El Dorado Wrestling Club coaches Ben West and Clarence Moore, standing left to right, celebrate with wrestlers Ricky Eyeman, Mikey Mello, Kyle Richards, Bobby Mello, Kaden West and Scotty Moore after their victories at the 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling CLub wrestlers slammed the competision at the pre-season wrestling tournament of the year. All seven wrestlers who competed at the The 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest at Casa Robles High School on Oct. 2 brought home medals. Brandon Claiborne wrestled five matches and won all five taking first place. Scotty Moore also placed first in his class; Kaden […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR’s young cross country teams bring home gold, silver

Oak Ridge High Schools frosh/soph teams earned medals at the seventh annual Trojan Cross Country Invitational at the Willow Hills cross country course at Folsom High School on Oct. 1. The frosh/soph girls brought home the gold, with a first-place 31 points. The girls are undefeated in the four meets they have competed in this season. […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Freedom ’98 comes home with bronze

ARFC Freedom '98 players are: Shannon Fuchs, Paige Garvey, Alyssa Balga, Sarah Kelly, Bonnie Ford Jaycie Schenone and Riley West, front row left to right, as well as Olivia Teerlink, Laurel Pyle, Gabriella O’Connor, Megan Gisin, Kara Fukui, Brittney Johnson, Kayla Galet, Natalie Cowlishaw and Alexa Gisin, back row left to right. Not pictured: Hannah Lewandowski. Courtesy photo

Davis — The American River Futbol Club U14 girls’ soccer team, Freedom ’98, placed third at the Davis Legacy Premiere Cup Tournament hosted by the davis Legacy Soccer Club in late September. This is the fifth tournament that the Freedom team has made a finals or semi-finals in this season. Off to a great start, […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

GOLD earns gold

GOLDEN GIRLS —€” Foothill 10U GOLD won the Galt Softball tournament last weekend. Courtesy photo

The Foothill 10U GOLD won the Galt Softball tournament this past weekend. The girls had to battle the Sutter Butte Thunder Saturday to make it to the playoffs. On Sunday they beat the Stocktom Mayhems 7-3 to move on and play in the championship game where they faced the Roseville Thunder and won. Great pitching by Brooke Niemic […]

1 Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »