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Troy beats old foe

Oak Ridge's Kelly Krigger digs one out Wednesday against Rio Americano. Courtesy photo

Although the Oak Ridge High volleyball team played St. Francis in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Foundation match, it felt — just like old times — that the Delta River League title was at stake. The former Delta River League neighbors matched one another point-per-point in their two-hour, four-set match that netted Oak Ridge a 25-21, 30-28, […]

No Comment / September 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Elite wins again

Elite players and coaches celebrate winning the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto over the Labor Day weekend. Courtesy photo

In a thrilling weekend of play, the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team Elite won the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto. Elite scored 11 goals over the course of the tournament while only allowing one in their own net. The championship marks back-to-back weekend victories by Elite in two Bay Area tournaments, […]

No Comment / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity girls tops at first meet

Oak Ridge's varsity girls' cross country team placed first at the Oakmont Invitational on Labor Day weekend. Left to right: Coach Rob Fairley, Peyton Wright, Sarah Dolley, Arial Hendrickson, Gloria Dabiri, Elena Denner, Maddy Denner, Mikhayla Polivka and Coach Bob Wright. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls cross-country team got a great start at the Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park on Aug. 30, pacing first with 38 points. Six varsity girls placed in the top 20 in a very competitive race. The varsity girls beat Woodcreek and St. Francis; both teams quali- fied for the state meet last year. Only 24 […]

No Comment / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens with road win

ROCKLIN — In a season-opening matchup between past section champions, Oak Ridge defeated host Whitney 44-19 to kick off the preseason schedule Friday. The Trojans, winners of four D-II titles, put points on the board in each quarter while the Wildcats, the 2008 D-IV champs, scored twice in the final 6:47 after falling behind by […]

No Comment / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS alum wins Alaska marathon

Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon last month. Courtesy photo

By Hassan Aboukhadijeh Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon during the Big Wild Life Runs in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska which took place Aug. 17. More than 3,000 runners toed the line to compete in the states largest running event; participants had the option to choose between a half-marathon or full marathon. […]

No Comment / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans ready for tougher league

Book bros., running backs and receivers headline offense Team: Oak Ridge Division: I League: Sierra Foothill League — Del Oro, Folsom, Granite Bay, Nevada Union, Rocklin and Woodcreek. 2013 record: 12-2 overall, Sac-Joaquin Section D-I runner-up; 4-1 in Delta River League, second place. Head coach: Eric Cavaliere, eighth year. Assistant coaches: Mark Watson (quarterbacks/passing game coordinator), Chris Williams (offensive line/running game coordinator), Bill Bunce […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Free Tahoe bike maps available

ZEPHYR COVE, NEV. — The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization headquartered in Lake Tahoe, has produced an update to the Lake Tahoe Bikeways Map that is now available throughout the Tahoe Region at no charge. This comprehensive map illustrates the many bikeways in the Tahoe/Truckee region with one side dedicated to the […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »