Water Polo: Late scoring spree aids Troy over Ponderosa

The first 25 minutes of Tuesday’s Oak Ridge-Ponderosa boys Delta Valley League water polo match at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool was defensive. But in the final three minutes, the host Trojans went on a scoring spree that led to a 10-5 victory. Oak Ridge (1-0, 5-2) led just 6-5 at the start […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojan tennis has talent, ability

Oak Ridge High’s tough preseason tennis matchups could serve it well down the road. Should the Lady Trojans return to the playoffs, knowing they’ve defeated last season’s section champ and this year’s favorite may be the difference. So far, Oak Ridge owns two 5-4 wins over Rocklin and one over Davis by the same score. […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

No. 4 Troy tips No. 5 Grant

SACRAMENTO — Ian Book is listed as a sophomore on the Oak Ridge football roster but played like a senior in Friday’s big game at Grant. Displaying poise in the pocket, Book riddled the Pacer defense after completing 22-of-36 passes for 255 yards and two touchdowns — one the go-ahead score for the 20-17 nonleague […]

September 25, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojan runners race at Sac State

Oak Ridge cross country teams competed at the Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree on Sept. 11, racing against 24 other high schools. Trojan runners ran in five races at the invitational held at Granite Regional Park(boys and girls open 2.2 mile race, frosh/soph boys race, frosh/soph girls race, varsity boys race, varsity girls race). The varsity […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Fast start carries Troy

ELK GROVE — Defense and three touchdown passes from quarterback Ian Book to wide receiver Justin Priest keyed Oak Ridge’s 21-13 win over Franklin in a nonleague football game at Cosumnes Oaks High Friday. Trojan linebacker James Portilla’s interception and fumble recovery set the defensive tone in the first quarter. The fumble recovery at the […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Troy volleyball overtakes Golden Sierra

GARDEN VALLEY — Shaking off an opening-set overtime setback, visiting Oak Ridge came back to upend Golden Sierra in four — 30-32, 25-14, 25-20, 25-20 — in girls nonleague, intra-county varsity volleyball action. Each team came in after appearing, but not meeting, at last weekend’s Chris Craft Tournament. Last Tuesday, the Trojans and Grizzlies tangled […]

September 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Lady Trojans shine at Craft Tournament

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge High volleyball co-coach Breanne Horton admits that the Lady Trojans are a young team that is getting better as the season continues. Some of the hard work in practices showed for the Lady Trojans at the 25th Christine Craft Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Oak Ridge. The Trojans posted a perfect 3-0 […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,