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Oak Ridge, Pondo wrestling qualify 25 to Divisionals

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FOLSOM — For wrestlers at Ponderosa and Oak Ridge, it’s the time of year where all the training and hard work starts to pay off. With the duals and tournaments complete, wrestlers look forward to the postseason and the journey toward the state meet. That quest for the Bruins and Trojans began Saturday as both […]

Comments Off / February 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Exciting finish goes Oak Ridge’s way

After a tough loss to highly ranked Sheldon, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans came into Friday’s Senior Night matchup against Delta River League rivals St. Francis with a clear goal. “We really wanted a win for the seniors,” junior Haley Anderson said. So, after three physical, grueling quarters, the Trojans fought back and got that […]

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Sierra Valley Storm prepares for blustery season

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This March the Sierra Valley Storm PONY baseball program kicks off its foruth year with extremely high expectations. Now with seven teams ages 8U-14U, the Storm program has grown steadily into one of the most competitive PONY baseball programs in California. Over the past three years the program has won four section and two region all-star […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge loss isn’t pretty

After establishing themselves as an area power with five league wins, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans had only playoff positioning to worry about. With that in mind Wednesday against visiting Sheldon, the Oak Ridge offense was out of sync and its defense never competitive in a 51-40 Delta River League loss to the Huskies. “We […]

Comments Off / February 08, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ second half play upends Folsom

After two quarters of evenly matched play in Friday night’s Delta River League boys basketball game, host Oak Ridge took control on both ends of the floor in the second half to stomp the Folsom Bulldogs 55-43. “Our defense really stepped up in the second half and that was vital against a good team like […]

Comments Off / February 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Seven Oak Ridge athletes sign with colleges

Ready for the next phase in their sports careers — Trojans William Boule, Lance Berringer, Lauren Sende, Mandi McBroom, Tiffani Reimers, Dylan Collie and John David Smith, left to right, sign their Letters of Intent at Wednesday's ceremony. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Seven Oak Ridge senior athletes signed their Letter of Intent forms Wednesday in the Trojan multi-purpose room. William Boule (Eastern Washington), Dylan Collie (Brigham Young) and Jon David Smith (Southern Oregon) signed to continue their football careers. Mandi McBroom (UC Irvine) and Tiffani Reimers (Cal State Fullerton) go on in soccer. Lance Berringer (University of […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans happy with season’s final team victory

Trojan Eric Rohrer, 184, pins his opponent from Pleasant Grove High School on Wednesday night. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge High wrestling coach Casey Rhyan was all smiles Wednesday night for many reasons. The program honored 11 seniors at their final home match and last Delta River League dual meet against Pleasant Grove. Eight seniors won, including four by first-round pins, as the Trojans registered a 62-9 victory. Oak Ridge ended up 3-2 […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »