Pitching the ‘Root’ cause of Trojans’ victory

Meinhofer 2-run single Austin Root went the distance on the mound for the Oak Ridge High baseball team on April 21,  to a 4-1 win over Folsom. The senior struck out five Bulldog batters, including three in the last two innings of the Delta River League game. Root, who has an earned run average of 0.71, improved […]

April 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Club wrestlers take on Worlds

El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers showed off their determined talents at the recent Reno Worlds national championship. EDH wrestler Jared Horstman placed first in his weight category. After winning his first match by pin, Horstman followed up by tech falling his next two opponents, 16-0 and 16-0, to get into the finals where he defeated […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Baseball: Oak Ridge suffers tough 2-1 setback

SACRAMENTO — On the field, the Oak Ridge High baseball team outhit Granite Bay, 6-5. But the Grizzlies pulled out a thrilling 2-1 win over the Trojans in a pool play game Wednesday of the Boras Baseball Classic Tournament at Don McAuliffe Field. “Offensively, we had plenty of opportunities to drive in a run,” Oak Ridge head […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lacrosse: Trojans battle but fall to St. Francis

Oak Ridge endured a hard-fought match at home Thursday, falling 11-7 to St. Francis in an intense grind. Looking to avenge a 15-9 loss to the Troubadors earlier in the week, Troy found itself locked into a demanding struggle that lasted both halves. “We never look past any team we are competing against,” Trojan coach […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Track: Oak Ridge squads race past Pleasant Grove

Rachel Peterson has been lowering her times in the 1600 and 3200 meter races — and that’s a good thing. The Oak Ridge long distance runner shined in Wednesday’s Delta River League home dual meet against Pleasant Grove. Peterson, a senior, was first in the 1600 at 5 minutes, 27.50 seconds and second in the […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Soccer: Troy triumphs 9-5

Host Oak Ridge overcame Lincoln Tuesday night by a 9-5 score. With a roster troubled by injuries, the Trojans were forced to grind it out against a stingy Zebra squad. Oak Ridge dominated in face offs, winning 12-of-17 in a game where persistence decided the victor. Austin Hunter led the charge with three goals while […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Good start leads to Oak Ridge victory

Kyle Stephens made his first start on the mound for Oak Ridge Monday in the Trojans 11-1 Delta River League baseball win over Sheldon. The senior, who missed last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, shut out the Huskies for four innings, giving up three hits, and struck out three Husky batters. “I’m real happy […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,