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Bassoonist Jacob Wellman has big dreams

“Sweet … but also somber,” 17-year-old bassoonist Jacob Wellman described his instrument as such after a moment of thought. The Oak Ridge High School senior has found his passion with the instrument. He dreams of Julliard and a performance career — goals easily attainable by this talented musician. Jacob was recently selected to perform with […]

January 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge musicians make prestigious symphony

STUDENT MUSICIANS Stephen Bailey, left, trumpet, and junior Jacob Wellman, bassoon, were accepted to the All-State (Fresno) and National Honor Bands (Indianapolis) this year. More than 1,500 students auditioned for a spot in one of the orchestras. Both Bailey and Wellman made the top-caliber wind symphony Feb. 19 in Fresno, playing under the direction of University […]

Trojans’ effort fall short

SACRAMENTO — For most of the first half in Saturday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I title game at Sacramento State, the Oak Ridge running game and Folsom’s passing game battled like rams. Trojan running back Josh Wellman, behind his offensive line, found holes to move the chains while Bulldog quarterback Jake Browning led his team with his arm. “We […]

December 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Troy takes down Jesuit in OT

CARMICHAEL — Down 42-21 at the half Saturday, Oak Ridge’s coaching staff went to work. The challenge? Slow down the Jesuit ground game — the one that had shredded Troy’s defense for 420 yards and had scored on each of its six first half possessions. The Trojan defense came alive in the second half, holding […]

November 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge puts the kibosh to Bruins

By Cody Holliday SHINGLE SPRINGS — Visiting Oak Ridge turned in solid performances on both sides of the ball Friday and blanked Ponderosa 41-0 in Delta River League football action before a packed crowd. Troys’ victory marked the end of the Trojan-Bruin rivalry dating back to the early 80s. With lots of pregame and halftime […]

October 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojans use big plays to silence Thunder

EL DORADO HILLS — Squaring off the last time as non league opponents, the Oak Ridge Trojans and Rocklin Thunder football teams treated fans to a preview of a typical Sierra Foothill League game next year — plenty of offense, key defensive stops and down to the wire action. Oak Ridge made the final big plays, […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

‘Book’ smart Trojans rip Vista del lago

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program made quick work of visiting Vista del Lago Friday night, shutting out the Eagles in a 38-0 preseason route. Sophomore quarterback Ian Book put in a clinic in accuracy during his debut, completing 15 of 18 passes en route to throwing for 259 yards and three touchdowns. “Ian had […]

September 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,
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