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Oak Ridge sets up Berkeley rematch

Yumi Drossos made several threes, helping Oak Ridge win Saturday night. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Missing from Oak Ridge High’s section semifinals loss to McClatchy last week at UOP was a shot-making difference-maker to put pressure on the defense and open it up for everyone else. With the job open, Trojan senior Yumi Drossos filled the void Saturday night and did so in a big way. Behind a varsity career-high in three-pointers and total […]

No Comment / March 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys 1st, girls 3rd at Whitney Invite

Oak Ridge sophomore Natalie Loggins took first place in the varsity girls pole vault with 9 feet, 0 inches — a personal best — at the Whitney Invitational. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge track and field athletes enjoyed success at the Whitney Invitational at Whitney High School on March 7. Twenty-five teams competed in this invitational. The Trojan varsity boys’ team placed first with 73 points, earning the championship trophy. Whitney placed 2nd in the varsity boys division with 68.5 points. “It was a great team effort […]

No Comment / March 10, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls lock up title; boys avenge earlier loss

Grace Derksen led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points Friday, leading Oak Ridge past Del Oro 54-42 for the Sierra Foothill League basketball title. Trojan varsity teams played back-to-back — winning both and celebrating Senior Night. The girls’ win gave them the outright banner as it pushed Troy two games ahead of Del Oro with one to […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wraps up positive cross-country seasons

The Oak Ridge cross country athletes competed well at the section championships on Nov. 15 at the Willow Hills near Folsom High School. The varsity girls’ team placed seventh  in the Division 1 race with 173 points. The team was lead by Arial Hendrickson and Mikhayla Polivka, who placed 17th and 31st, respectively. Arial, who earned a medal, and […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge too much for Nevada Union

Oak Ridge water polo player Crystal Burns and the Lady Trojans burned the Nevada Union Lady Miners in an SFL contest. Photo by Janna Weiss

If the Oak Ridge High boys varsity water polo team wanted to score at random in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League match against Nevada Union, it did. The Trojans, leading 6-3 after the first period, broke open the close game in the second period for a resounding 25-7 win over the Miners at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity girls tops at first meet

Oak Ridge's varsity girls' cross country team placed first at the Oakmont Invitational on Labor Day weekend. Left to right: Coach Rob Fairley, Peyton Wright, Sarah Dolley, Arial Hendrickson, Gloria Dabiri, Elena Denner, Maddy Denner, Mikhayla Polivka and Coach Bob Wright. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls cross-country team got a great start at the Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park on Aug. 30, pacing first with 38 points. Six varsity girls placed in the top 20 in a very competitive race. The varsity girls beat Woodcreek and St. Francis; both teams quali- fied for the state meet last year. Only 24 […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys, girls race toward wins

Chubi Ohanele has competed in track and field since he was in middle school and Wednesday against Ponderosa in a Delta River League meet, the Oak Ridge freshman showed he can compete at the varsity level. Ohanele won the 100 meters at 11.19 seconds. He also took second place in the 200 meters at 22.83 seconds, […]

Comments Off / May 01, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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