Oak Ridge boots past El Dorado

An inter-county preseason boys soccer match between Oak Ridge and El Dorado at the Cougars’ field led to the visiting Trojans posting a 4-0 victory Thursday. The game served as a nice opportunity for fans to see the progress of both programs. Joe Champion is heading the Oak Ridge boys soccer after coaching boys at […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Trojans use big plays to silence Thunder

EL DORADO HILLS — Squaring off the last time as non league opponents, the Oak Ridge Trojans and Rocklin Thunder football teams treated fans to a preview of a typical Sierra Foothill League game next year — plenty of offense, key defensive stops and down to the wire action. Oak Ridge made the final big plays, […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Frosh/soph Trojans win invite

Oak Ridge’s cross country season got off to a great start at the Aug. 31 Oakmont Invitational at Maidu Park in Roseville. The Frosh/Soph girls turned in the best team performance for the Trojans, placing first with 35 points. Sarah Dolley led the team with a first-place finish time of 15:55, beating Chase Worthen of […]

September 11, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

‘Book’ smart Trojans rip Vista del lago

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football program made quick work of visiting Vista del Lago Friday night, shutting out the Eagles in a 38-0 preseason route. Sophomore quarterback Ian Book put in a clinic in accuracy during his debut, completing 15 of 18 passes en route to throwing for 259 yards and three touchdowns. “Ian had […]

September 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

FLC opening athletics complex

Folsom Lake College will celebrate the grand opening of its athletics complex on Tuesday, Sept. 3, with a series of events that includes the athletics complex ribbon cutting, the groundbreaking for a new gymnasium and, finally, the college’s inaugural home athletic event when the women’s soccer team takes on West Hills Community College. “Folsom Lake […]

August 28, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Young athletes prepare for triathlon

FOLSOM — Hannah Pawlek has played soccer most of her life but last spring the Oak Ridge High junior suffered an injury that forced her to drop the sport. “I needed a new sport,” said Pawlek who wanted to stay active. “I love biking and I love running.” Pawlek was one of 32 young adults […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Former Trojan mourns loss

NEW ORLEANS — Tragedy struck former Oak Ridge High basketball star and New Orleans Pelicans’ forward Ryan Anderson earlier this week when he found his girlfriend and reality TV star Gia Allemand in her New Orleans, La. home Monday after an apparent suicide attempt. According to media reports, Allemand was found unconscious by Anderson, who […]

August 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,