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Turnovers spoil Trojans’ Homecoming date

Oak Ridge's No. 10 Bobby Gatta jumps to catch the ball during Friday's Homecoming game. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Cody Holliday Sometimes numbers are deceiving. When a team has seven turnovers, the final score is usually a runaway. Not so Friday. Amid momentum swings and big plays, host Oak Ridge stayed within striking distance of a win but unfortunately the Trojans’ last-minute drive ended with their final turnover of the night — allowing […]

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cross Country: Trojans, Bruins compete in second league meet

SACRAMENTO —  Both the Oak Ridge varsity girls and boys cross country teams took second in Wednesday’s Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. The girls had 41 points, finishing behind St. Francis with 27. Ponderosa’s varsity girls were third with 80 points. The Trojan boys scored 60 points, edging Jesuit in […]

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Trojans Scoreboard

Girls Tennis Oct. 3: Oak Ridge defeats Pleasant Grove, 8-1. Individual results (OR players first): Tori Trylovich vs. Andie Mouzes, 7-6, 6-3; Julia Dunnigan vs. Anna Kilgrow, 7-6, 2-6, 6-2; Julia Lund vs. Beti Girma, 6-2, 3-6, 4-6; Rachel Librach vs Jana Russick, 6-1, 6-2; Lauren Roppolo vs. Iyanu Adetogun, 6-2, 6-1; Hannah Crookham vs Carinn Candelaria, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3. […]

No Comment / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Lady Trojans clip Eagles’ wings

After Oak Ridge High School’s girls volleyball team landed firmly on top of the Pleasant Grove Eagles Thursday night I approached coach Becky Potter to report an interesting fact. “Every game I’ve come to the girls have won 3-0,” I said. “We’re a very superstitious team,” Potter replied. “Keep coming.” Good luck charm or not, […]

No Comment / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans top Bruins in overtime

Bruin No. 10 Lianna Sybeldon sends the ball over the net, getting Trojans Helena Strube (No. 1) and Alexa Becker (No. 9) off the floor for the block. The Trojans won the match in five games. jannaweissphotography.com

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Leave it to intra-county rivals Oak Ridge and Ponderosa to extend a volleyball match to five games and, when that’s not enough, overtime. The Trojans’ never-say-die attitude paid off Tuesday in rallying from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the host Bruins 25-19, 21-25, 19-25, 25-21, 18-16 in Delta River League action. Oak Ridge trailed late in […]

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

Pleasant Grove blanks Trojan soccer

C.J. HOVERSTEN drives the ball with Pleasant Grove's Nathaniel Deaton on his tail. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Visiting Pleasant Grove’s goal nine minutes into the second half accounted for the only scoring on Oct. 3 as the Eagles edged Oak Ridge 1-0 in Delta River League soccer action. The Trojans controlled first-half play but couldn’t capitalize on their offensive chances. Defensively, Oak Ridge broke down and failed to clear an Eagle throw-in […]

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

EDH wrestlers dominate SLAM-Throw-berfest

El Dorado Wrestling Club coaches Ben West and Clarence Moore, standing left to right, celebrate with wrestlers Ricky Eyeman, Mikey Mello, Kyle Richards, Bobby Mello, Kaden West and Scotty Moore after their victories at the 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling CLub wrestlers slammed the competision at the pre-season wrestling tournament of the year. All seven wrestlers who competed at the The 2011 SLAM-Throw-berfest at Casa Robles High School on Oct. 2 brought home medals. Brandon Claiborne wrestled five matches and won all five taking first place. Scotty Moore also placed first in his class; Kaden […]

No Comment / October 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »