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Trojans swim hard at Delta River League championships

Brandon-Mills

SACRAMENTO — High school swimmers have two goals through the season — help their teams win their respective league championships and qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section meet. Unlike most sports, winning a team title does not qualify the entire team for the section meet; instead, swimmers must meet or surpass section standard times through the […]

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

Stancheck shines in final Trojan home game

Behind Oak Ridge ace Kasey Stanchek’s complete-game shutout, the host Trojans prevailed 3-0 over Pleasant Grove in Wednesday’s Delta River League softball showdown. Coming in, Oak Ridge faced a virtual must-win against arguably the best pitching in the league in Pleasant Grove’s right-hander Ally Carda. “I told the girls to be aggressive but to realize […]

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

Varsity lacrosse gets it done

By Chris Donahue Long-time lacrosse rivals Oak Ridge and Granite Bay battled for the win Tuesday evening, with Oak Ridge clinching the 7-5 victory in the last seconds of the game. The varsity Trojans have been hampered by numerous injuries and Tuesday was the first time since the beginning of the season that the entire varsity team was […]

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

Trojan girls lacrosse team ties for second overall

In front of a Senior Night crowd, the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team had a “typical barnburner,” according to coach Ed Holton, against St. Francis Tuesday in the last game of the season, won by St. Francis 11-10. The seniors who played for the final time as Trojans include Megan Lee, Heather Tegley, Jennifer Tegley and […]

No Comment / May 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge baseball edges Bruins

TROJAN PITCHER Austin Ales gets ready to throw another strike. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Chris Muse-Fisher’s game-ending strikeout of the only batter he faced stranded runners at the corners Saturday as host Oak Ridge held on for a 4-3 Delta River League win over Ponderosa. The Bruins’ uprising began after Trojan starter Austin Ales easily retired the first two in the top of the seventh; he needed one more […]

No Comment / May 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Coach Van Der Wende takes a bow

COACH Tom Van Der Wende celebrated a win and his last regular season game with the Oak Ridge varsity boys volleyball team last week. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Thursday was Senior Night for the nine Oak Ridge seniors and it marked the final regular season match of volleyball coach Tom Van Der Wende’s career. After a rousing send-off for Jon Tuttle, Tim Spykerman, Connor Dunham, Nathan Lambert, Chris Gomm, Connor Blakeman, Luke Whitcomb, Jack Hoisington and Mike Whitcomb, the Trojans took the floor against […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ Scoreboard: April 25-30

Girls soccer April 25: Varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — loss, 1-0 Girls lacrosse April 26: Varsity v. Las Lomas Knights — loss, 10-9 April 29: Varsity v. Christian Brothers Falcons — win, 14-4 Boys volleyball April 26: Varsity v. Ponderosa Bruins — win, 3-0 Baseball April 26: Varsity v. Folsom Bulldogs — win, 8-2 April […]

No Comment / April 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »