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Collie gets a shot with the Niners

Oak Ridge alum Austin Collie craddles the football during a San Francisco 49ers training session. Collie previously played for the Indianapolis Colts. Photo courtesy of the 49ers

Austin Collie is fighting for his professional football life, vying for a spot on a San Francisco 49ers team that many believe will return to the Super Bowl next January. The former Oak Ridge standout is now 27. He gained a reputation for hard work, dependability and intelligence with the Indianapolis Colts in 2009, a […]

Comments Off / August 12, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Collies brand the magic

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El Dorado Hills’ first family of football, the Collies, will host a series of football camps and receiver competitions this summer. Zac and Austin Collie tore up the gridiron at Oak Ridge in the early 2000s, shattering school and state records along the way. The youngest son, Dylan, is coming off a stellar senior season […]

2 Comments / May 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Austin Collie chills with prize winner

COLLIE IN THE COMMUNITY —€” Oak Ridge star reciever Ausin Collie, right, who now plays with the Indianapolis Colts, took time to chat at Rockin' Frog Yogurt with, left to right, Victor and David Rudd, both 12, and Kyle Smith, 14, who won the "meet and greet" at Marina Village Middle School. Collie talked about life in the NFL and swapped injury stories with the starstruck middle schoolers. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Fourteen-year-old Kyle Smith and friends David and Victor Rudd, both 12, shared frozen yogurt and football stories with Indianapolis Colts receiver Austin Collie last week. Smith won the honor in a drawing at Marina Middle School’s Family Jam fundraiser. The teen, his friends and his parents Jodi and Parveen Lal met the NFL star at Rockin’ Frog Frozen Yogurt Thursday. Collie […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Another Collie chooses to play for BYU

ALL IN THE FAMILY — Dylan Collie said he shopped around before deciding, "BYU is where I belong." The Oak Ridge junior made a verbal commitment to the school. Villge Life photo by Mike Roberts

Oak Ridge junior Dylan Collie made a verbal commitment to attend Brigham Young University in 2012 last week, continuing a family tradition of Cougar receivers that began with his father, Scott, and continued through his brothers, Zac, then Austin. Austin was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts and became a favorite target of future hall-of-fame quarterback […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans Norcal runner-up

The Lady Trojans regroup before winning the third set against Menlo-Atherton Saturday.

ATHERTON — Oak Ridge High’s quest to reach the Division I state finals ended a match short Saturday as host and top seed Menlo-Atherton, behind Jacqueline DiSantos’ 15 kills and 14 from Eliza Grover, defeated the No. 2 Lady Trojans 19-25, 16-25, 25-21, 16-25. The loss ended Oak Ridge’s season with an overall record of […]

No Comment / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans sweep San Benito

After an easy, un-challenged Division I NorCal opener earlier in the week, Oak Ridge returned to peak form against San Benito Saturday, sweeping the Haybalers 25-23, 25-21, 25-22. The victory advanced the No. 2 Lady Trojans to yesterday’s semifinals match against Monte Vista. Emily Gillingham’s block that opened the night started Oak Ridge off on […]

No Comment / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans move on to NorCals

Cameryn Collie goes for a tip in last week's playoff loss to Pitman. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

For the second straight year, in the same location, in the same playoff round, by the same team, Oak Ridge’s section title ambitions came to a screeching halt. Pitman, now the three-time Division I section champ, defeated the Lady Trojans last Tuesday in the bracket’s semifinals match 19-25, 25-22, 20-25, 20-25. All was not lost […]

No Comment / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »



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