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Wellman an All American

Oak Ridge lacrosse player Josh Wellman, seen here last season was recently named an All American. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

BALTIMORE — U.S. Lacrosse recently announced the first of three groups of high school boys’ lacrosse players named U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American, All-Academic honorees or Bob Scott Award winners. Nearly 80 players were recognized for their efforts on and off the field, including Oak Ridge junior Josh Wellman, one of 49 All Americans selected. […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bassoonist Jacob Wellman has big dreams

Oak Ridge senior Jacob Wellman hopes to professionally play bassoon. "I have no problem doing it for the rest of my life," the 17-year-old said. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

“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 […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge lacrosse can’t catch Grizzlies

Trojan Chris Vasquez is met by Granite Bay goalie Jeremy Neifert on this crease shot in Friday's Sacramento Valley League action. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

Outscored 3-1 in the fourth quarter, Oak Ridge fell 9-7 to visiting Granite Bay in Sacramento Valley League action Friday night. Rain conflicted with yet another Trojan home match, especially early when Oak Ridge, behind good pressure, struck for the first two goals: Jack Hewitt’s assist on Chris Vasquez’ cut to the crease followed up […]

Comments Off / April 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans lose tough one

The Oak Ridge and Jesuit boys lacrosse teams faced off in a Sacramento Valley League double overtime game Friday with the Marauders netting the winning shot for a 10-9 victory over the Trojans. When the fourth quarter ended, the score was tied 9-9. Oak Ridge, which started the quarter in a 7-7 tie with the Marauders, took an 8-7 […]

Comments Off / April 19, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy unpends Davis

Oak Ridge's Tanner Rosenbaum looks for a wrap-around score against Davis in the April 22 home match. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys lacrosse program hosted Davis on April 22, downing the Top-25 ranked Blue Devils 7-5 in a close battle. “This was a great win for us,” head coach Chad Walden said. “Our attack line with Tanner (Rosenbaum), Conner (Herr) and Austin (Hunter) played its best game of the year.” Persistent offense […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Boys lacrosse: Trojans’ rally falls short

A halftime speech motivated the Oak Ridge High lacrosse team to come back in Saturday’s nonleague game against Foothill but the Pleasanton school hung on to post an 8-5 win. Trailing 5-1 at halftime, Trojan Josh Wellman scored less than a minute into the third period. Prior to taking the field, Troy coach Chad Walden and […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Oak Ridge aggressive in tough loss

Tanner Rosenbaum and Tyler Hersh shined Saturday afternoon for the Oak Ridge High lacrosse team, which fell to Amador Valley, 7-6. Rosenbaum had a hat trick with his second and third goals within a minute of the other at the start of the third period. The third goal gave Oak Ridge (1-2-1) a 5-4 lead. […]

Comments Off / March 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »



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