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Water polo: JV boys are champs

The Oak Ridge JV boys played incredibly hard, both on offense and defense, to secure a 10-2 win against Granite Bay High School in the Sierra Foothill League Tournament championship game in late October. The previous week, the JV boys beat both Rocklin and Nevada Union, allowing them to play for the first place position. “Overall, the […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV water polo team tops in Turlock

Oak Ridge's junior varsity squad celebrates a tournament win. Courtesy photo

Led by Coach Patrick Muniz, the Oak Ridge JV boys’ water polo team returned home as tournament champions after winning all four games at the Turlock Invitational Tournament, Oct. 4-5. In the first game against Golden Valley, Matthew Fehr helped the team with three steals. Jack Davidson and William Kirk had two each, and Kevin […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water Polo: Oak Ridge girls fall to Grizzlies

The Lady Trojans attempt to block the ball in Tuesday's game against Granite Bay. Despite great efforts in the pool, the ladies lost to the Grizzlies. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

In a girls water polo nonleague contest last Tuesday, Granite Bay dominated Oak Ridge from tip-off. The Lady Grizzlies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and led 8-3 at the half to post a 10-7 victory. The Lady Trojans (1-2) scored their first goal with 2:46 left in the first quarter when Morgan Jones, one […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Water Polo: Late scoring spree aids Troy over Ponderosa

Varsity Trojan goalee Kasian Strawick makes a save in last week's game against Ponderosa. Oak Ridge beat its intra-county rival 10-5. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa boys Delta Valley League water polo match at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool was defensive. But in the final three minutes, the host Trojans went on a scoring spree that led to a 10-5 victory. Oak Ridge (1-0, 5-2) led just 6-5 at the start […]

Comments Off / September 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo ends Bruins’ season

Bryan Cole scored consecutive goals to break a fourth period tie as Oak Ridge held off host Ponderosa 11-9 to close the regular season at the Aquatics Center Wednesday afternoon. A lot rode on the outcome, hence the big crowd for the final intra-county match under a downpour, sun and a double rainbow. The Trojans’ […]

Comments Off / October 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo splits with Lions

The Oak Ridge water polo teams rode into Monday’s matches with McClatchy on different waves — the boys winners of their last four and the girls coming off a one point loss to Granite Bay. The trends continued Monday as the Lady Trojans lost the early match 10-7 before the boys won convincingly, 8-2. The […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan water polo sweeps Bella Vista

Trojan Morgan Jones, left, passes the ball during the close match against Bella Vista Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The Oak Ridge Trojan water polo squads opened the 2012 season with a sweep of visiting Bella Vista Broncos; the girls winning a narrow 4-3 game while the boys came out on top 13-6 Thursday at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool. The girls squad, who’s only senior is captain Stefanie Polivka, came […]

1 Comment / August 31, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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