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Oak Ridge girls 2-0 in SFL

Trojan Marie Olson shoots over a Granite Bay defender in Friday's first varsity game. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Opening Friday’s varsity doubleheader with Granite Bay, the Oak Ridge girls improved to 2-0 in the Sierra Foothill League after their 73-54 victory. The Trojans built a double-digit lead early and maintained it the rest of the way. The closest the Grizzlies came in the fourth was 14 — not enough reason to panic and […]

No Comment / January 09, 2017 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge student receives Congressional Silver Medal

Oak Ridge High School Principal Aaron Palm, Tifany Wong and Congressman Tom McClintock pose for a photo after Tifany received her Congressional Silver Medal. Courtesy photo

Congressman Tom McClintock recently presented the Congressional Silver Medal to Oak Ridge High School student Tifany Wong, who received the award for her extensive volunteer service, personal development, physical fitness and exploration. Tifany has helped the local community through El Dorado County Youth Commission, El Dorado County Teen Court, the California Association of Student Council and the […]

No Comment / December 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge wrestling third at Manges

The Oak Ridge wrestlers and coaches group together after finishing third at last Saturday's Marty Manges Invitational in Orangevale. Courtesy photo

ORANGEVALE — Oak Ridge wrestling put forth another quality weekend on the mat with Saturday’s third-place finish in the Marty Manges Invitational hosted by Casa Roble High School. The Trojans, up against the likes of powerhouses Selma and Benicia, finished third out of a 31-team field. All five El Dorado County teams participated. Two Oak […]

No Comment / December 19, 2016 | Posted in Sports,Uncategorized | Read More »

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 […]

Comments Off / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge XC girls 11th in state

FRESNO — The Oak Ridge varsity girls team took 11th at last Saturday’s CIF State Championship Cross Country race at Woodard Park. The Lady Trojans set seasonal bests on the 5K state meet course. Luke Bricca also had a good day, placing 31st with a time of 15:55, just 5 seconds off his best time […]

Comments Off / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge Junior Trojans sent two teams to finals

The Oak Ridge Junior Trojans (ORJT) had the honor of hosting the Sierra Athletic Conference (SAC) Championship games on Saturday Nov. 12 at Oak Ridge High School. Two teams from ORJT made it to the championships: the Mighty Mite (7-8 year-olds) and Junior Pee Wee (9-10 year-olds). The Mighty Mite team finished the season with […]

Comments Off / November 21, 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 […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »



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