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Rough night in Stockton for Oak Ridge football

Justin Poero hustles to recover his onside kick in the second half Friday. No. 53 is Hayden Nabors. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

STOCKTON — Mom said there’d be days like these but to the degree visiting Oak Ridge experienced last Friday in its CIF Division I section semifinal matchup with St. Mary’s is unimaginable. In gridiron terminology, it was the equivalent of getting punched in the mouth. Little went right for the Trojans, especially early, while just […]

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

Oak Ridge football wins playoff opener

Trojan Parker Blomquist sacks the River City QB during Friday's playoff opener. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

Cameron Stone’s grandfather was the man of the hour Friday, driving up from Carmel to watch Stone play on his 82nd birthday; the men of the hour were Stone and his Oak Ridge teammates who dispatched visiting River City 44-14 to open the Division I section playoffs. Stone’s gift-wrapped two interceptions/two touchdown catch combo was […]

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

Trojan football gets tense road win

Oak Ridge's Austin Eastman displays the ball after his last-minute onside-kick recovery cemented Troy's win. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

LOOMIS — The victor of the Oak Ridge-Del Oro gridiron clash wasn’t the one who scored last … rather … it was who had final control of the ball after 48 action-packed minutes. Friday’s Sierra Foothill League matchup was that tight. Thanks to Austin Eastman’s onside-kick recovery with inside of a minute to play, the […]

Comments Off / October 24, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge football pitches shutout

Photo by Gil Tournour

Justin Poerio played defense for the first time this fall, but the adjustment didn’t stop there. The Oak Ridge junior wide receiver/defensive back said his mom is now less nervous when she watches her youngest son play football. Poerio had never played the sport before trying out two years ago, when he followed older brother […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge hosts Woodcreek football

Trojan Truman Andrus is pursued by Woodcreek defenders as he bolts upfield in last Friday's victory. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Comments Off / October 03, 2016 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Read More »

Trojan football grounds out victory

Trojan Truman Andrus is pursued by Woodcreek defenders as he bolts upfield in last Friday's victory. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

With homecoming royalty crowned and its first Sierra Foothill League win secured, not all was right for Oak Ridge Friday night. The Trojan offensive line spent each extended sideline break meeting with coaches and dissecting errors during a 35-14 win over Woodcreek. Center Bailey Smith said the time was of equal value to the five […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan football tripped up by Reed

Oak Ridge running back Michael Pittman, pictured against Burbank, had a good night running the ball against Reed last Friday. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

SPARKS, Nev. — Falling into a quick hole that it never escaped from, Oak Ridge fell to host Reed High School 55-34 Friday to end the preseason. After several quality kickoff returns and quick scores by the Raiders, the Trojans trailed 21-0 and then 28-0 at the half before mounting a third quarter comeback that […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »



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