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SEC celebrates former Trojan

Sara Haley, seen here when she swam for Oak Ridge High School, was last week's SEC Female Swimmer of the Week. File photo

Oak Ridge High School alum Sara Haley, now a junior swimmer at Louisiana State University, was named the Southeastern Conference’s Female Swimmer of the Week. In a write-up praising Haley last week it was noted that she “aided LSU to first-place finishes in two relays …. She won the 200 butterfly in 1:59.51 and earned […]

No Comment / October 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jr. Trojan to play at Cowboy Stadium

Junior Trojan quarterback Jack Laing will play in the Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl in Arlington, TX. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans quarterback Jack Laing, 12, of El Dorado Hills has been named to the third annual Offense-Defense Youth All-American Bowl. Jack will join dozens of peers in his age group nationwide in an East meets West Clash that is part of a week long series of events leading up to the nationally-televised, sixth annual […]

2 Comments / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Boys Soccer Oct. 10: Oak Ridge (varsity) 1, Folsom 3 ; Oak Ridge (junior varsity) 1, Folsom 0 Oct. 12: Oak Ridge (varsity) 0, Sheldon 2 Water Polo Oct. 10: Oak Ridge boys 11, McClatchy, 2; Oak Ridge Girls 7, MClatchy 10 Girls Tennis Oct. 12: Oak Ridge 6, Sheldon 3 Singles (OR first): Rachel Librach def. Deanna Nguyen […]

No Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water polo: Trojans swamp Wildcats

Trojan Bryan Bare keeps the ball high before taking a shot at Oak Ridge's game against Franklin Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Franklin had something to cheer about at the end of its Sacramento Valley League match against Oak Ridge Wednesday when their goalie lobbed a long shot across the pool and scored a goal before the buzzer. But that point wasn’t enough to beat the varsity Trojans, who dominated at the El Dorado Hills Community Services […]

No Comment / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Amanda Jones, illustrated

Amanda Jones' achievements in the pool as the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls water polo team hole set and team captain earned her a spot in Sports Illustrated. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

OR water polo star featured in magazine It’s not uncommon for a high school athlete to make the local paper. They might even see their name in regional publications and blogs. But Oak Ridge High School senior Amanda Jones got a real surprise when her skills on the Lady Trojans water polo team earned her […]

No Comment / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

Practice makes perfect for Lady Trojans

Oak Ridge senior Amanda Jones blocks a Franklin player during Wednesday's game. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

The Oak Ridge varsity girls water polo team racked up the goals against Franklin Wednesday afternoon. The Lady Trojans topped the Wildcats 14-3 and coach Tim McCormick said it all came down to precision plays designed in practice and beautifully executed in the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool during the Sacramento Valley League game. […]

No Comment / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge water polo splits with McClatchy

Trojan Bryan Bare and his team won Monday's match against McClatchy. File photo

Monday’s non-league water polo matches hosted by Oak Ridge at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool ended with mixed results. The Trojan girls lost the early match 10-7 but the boys team swamped the Lions 11-2. Bryan Cole opened the scoring in the boys game with a powerful shot past the Lion goalie […]

No Comment / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »