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Summer schools for youth football players

West Coast Youth Football will hold classes for football players who want to improve their performances on the field. A quarterback school will teach the fundamentals to youth football players interested in playing the position at Oak Ridge High from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 27, and 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Safety stressed at ‘First Team’ football camp

El Dorado Hills resident and First Team Football Academy founder James Greule has one record he’d like to brag about — safety dominates during his youth football summer camps. The father of four will offer his fifth annual camps for 6- to 14-year-olds this summer. A four-day non-contact camp held June 17-20 will emphasize safety […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Football: Balanced offense gives Oak Ridge victory

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football team charged through the opening round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Friday with a 31-7 win over Napa. Trojan quarterback Ian Book completed 12 of 18 passes for 142 yards and three touchdowns — two of which targeted senior Trent Buenzli on a couple of crafty routes up […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Freshman football domination

Congratulations to the El Dorado Hills Oak Ridge Trojan freshman football team, who achieved a perfect season with a record of (10-0) — the first Division I Trojan football team to do this. Coaches Roy Giorgi and Bill Bunce, defensive line coach Mark Cooper, offensive line coach Matt Flynn, running back and line backer coach […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Football: Oak Ridge overcomes slow start, Eagles

SACRAMENTO — Dominating … on both sides of the ball. Rallying from an early 12-0 hole, visiting Oak Ridge ran and threw all over host Pleasant Grove for a 38-19 win to put itself in position for a possible Delta River League title. For a team known to throw the ball at will, it was […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Football: Trojans ready to kick off season

Taking snaps behind the center is Trojan quarterback Jacob Sipes, who also doubles as a wide receiver on offense. Photo by Janet Hallare

Oak Ridge High School’s varsity football team kicks off the 2012 season on Friday in a non-league game against Vista del Lago. Since May the Trojans have prepared for the new season, including taking part in a full-tackle football camp over the summer. Trojans head coach Eric Cavaliere and his coaching staff journeyed to San […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Young players tackle football basics

Evan Robinson, 10, from El Dorado Hills runs a play at the football camp held last Wednesday at Oak Ridge High School. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Fundamentals taught at 3-day camp Former Oak Ridge football coach Chris Jones feels the best way for young players to pick up the sport is to make sure they have a good experience learning the game’s basics. Jones, now the Vista del Lago varsity coach, and Mark Watson, who served as Trojan head football coach […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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