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Big second half leads Trojans over Bruins

OAK RIDGE GOALIE, David Item, leaps to clear a shot as teammates Trevor Callahan, No. 14, and Ben Schowengerdt, No. 12, and Ponderosa's Conner Dashnaw look on. Photo by jannaweissphotography

Monday’s rivalry soccer game between Oak Ridge and visiting Ponderosa was a tale of two halves. After a first half of tough defense and missed opportunities, the Trojans put on an offensive and defensive clinic as they coasted to their first Delta River League win with a 3-0 victory over the Bruins. Oak Ridge is […]

No Comment / October 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local LAX players join elite teams

Marina Village eighth-grader Chris Vasquez, Oak Ridge sophomore Josh Wellman and Marina Village seventh-grader Sam Wellman earned spots on the Elite Titans teams. Courtesy photo

Three El Dorado Hills Lacrosse players were selected to be on the Elite Titans teams run out of the Bay Area by professional players Chris Rotelli and Eric Martin. The Golden State Titan teams select only the best players from the Northern California area. Tryouts were extremely competitive and the selection process consisted of two […]

No Comment / October 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans prevail in intra-county clash with Bruins

Trojan Dylan Collie holds on to the ball in Friday's match against Pondo. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — It’s a game both teams look toward each season. Friday night, Ponderosa and Oak Ridge continued their intra-county football rivalry and for the first half, it was a defensive gem. The Trojans only mustered a seven-point halftime lead but the second half was a different story as Oak Ridge got its offense […]

No Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 »