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Trojan girls hold off Kennedy

Boys fall 64-47 Ali Bettencourt scored a game-high 23 points, hitting all six of her free throws in the last two minutes, as host Oak Ridge held off a furious fourth-quarter Kennedy rally to defeat the Cougars 52-39 in a Division I section playoff opener Tuesday night. Kennedy had cut its once 22-point deficit to […]

No Comment / February 26, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans edge Bruins in league finale

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys basketball team hosted Delta River League and intra-county rival Ponderosa Tuesday, topping the Bruins 56-47 in the league finale. Fans treated the showdown as if it was a section semifinal, giving both squads an electric environment to compete in. The Trojans’ win secured a playoff spot. “Playing against Oak Ridge […]

No Comment / February 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans falls to Folsom in OT

Three Oak Ridge players scored in double digits in Friday’s Delta River League home game against Folsom but the Bulldogs escaped with a 73-64 overtime victory. Trojan guard Tyus Millhollin scored 10 of his game-high 21 points in the fourth quarter including two, three-pointers. Forward Connor Sende scored five of his 14 in the fourth and guard Matt […]

No Comment / February 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins stun Oak Ridge in Shingle Springs

Oak Ridge's Matt Battaglia moves past Bruin defenders in Friday's game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Chris Snyder’s recent bout with the flu left the 6-foot-9 center for the Ponderosa High basketball team completely drained. “I didn’t eat anything for three days straight,” Snyder said. “I could barely run.” Snyder felt much better Friday against Delta River League and intra-county rival Oak Ridge and it showed as the […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Jesuit rolls Oak Ridge

TROJAN Conner Davis, pictured earlier this season, scored 13 points for Oak Ridge Wednesday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Leave it to the section’s second-ranked team to quiet the host gym by turning a close game into a route like what happened Wednesday night in El Dorado Hills. Flexing both offensive and defensive muscle, particularly in the middle quarters, No. 2 Jesuit upended Oak Ridge 75-57 in Delta River League action. With the Blue […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans knock off defending section champs

Host Oak Ridge stole momentum in the third quarter Friday, breaking from a halftime tie to defeat Delta River League foe Sheldon, 51-44, at the Trojans’ gym. Troy forward Jordan Roberts (game-high 15 points) started the third by scoring a basket off a Husky turnover. At the free throw line, Trojan forward Jared Casey missed […]

No Comment / January 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wins consolation title

Trojan Connor Davis goes up for the shot. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Davis All-Tourney Oak Ridge basketball coach Bobby Edwards preaches to his players that a strong second-half start usually dictates the final outcome. Playing for the consolation title of the annual Trojan Toss-Up against Rio Americano Saturday, the Trojans (7-6) did just that — expanding a 25-23 halftime lead to a 61-51 victory. “Even though we were up […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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