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Oak Ridge 4th at D-IAA tournament

TURLOCK — At the Divisional I-AA Tournament at Pitman High last weekend, Oak Ridge wrestlers finished fourth on the strength of 10 placers that included one champion in Jackson Redhair. The top 8 per weight class moved on to Masters this Friday and Saturday at the Stockton Arena, the last qualifying stop before the CIF State […]

No Comment / February 20, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Academic Decathlon winning speech by Jenna Breedlove, Oak Ridge High School

Optimism Winston Churchill once said, “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” But what is optimism? First and foremost, optimism is defined as having a hopeful attitude towards the future. According to Harvard Health Publications there are two types of optimism: dispositional and explanatory. Dispositional is […]

No Comment / February 15, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge student designs Placerville parklet

The Main Street Parklet will spring up in downtown Placerville this May. More than 1,700 voted for their favorite parklet proposals during the design competition’s selection period last month and Oak Ride High School student Emily Bobrowsky’s Main Street Parklet design came out on top. The announcement was made during a special event Tuesday night. “I see people […]

No Comment / February 06, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Forfeits costly for Oak Ridge wrestling

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge wrestling split its dual matches last Saturday at the Team Dual Championships at Lincoln-Stockton High, falling short of a Division I team title. The Trojans easily handled their first opponent, Rodriguez High 65-9, but fell to Elk Grove 36-24 despite a spirited battle that saw Oak Ridge stay right with the […]

No Comment / February 06, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge atop Trojan War field

Twelve programs converged at Oak Ridge Saturday for the annual Trojan War Wrestling Tournament. When points were tallied, the host Trojans carted off the first-place team trophy thanks to four individual first-place finishes — the most of anyone in attendance. Oak Ridge tallied 183 points and was comfortably ahead of Lincoln and Turlock, which placed second […]

No Comment / January 30, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge falls short to Del Oro

LOOMIS — Coming off of their win over Folsom last week, the Trojans travelled to Del Oro last Thursday cautiously optimistic against the long-standing league champions. Action started at 147 pounds with Chase Patterson teching Nathan Magee. Jack Santina was leading for Oak Ridge in the 154-pound match until Kobe Woltz got a takedown with […]

Comments Off on Oak Ridge falls short to Del Oro / January 23, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls 2-0 in SFL

Opening Friday’s varsity doubleheader with Granite Bay, the Oak Ridge girls improved to 2-0 in the Sierra Foothill League after their 73-54 victory. The Trojans built a double-digit lead early and maintained it the rest of the way. The closest the Grizzlies came in the fourth was 14 — not enough reason to panic and […]

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