Sports

Falcon sports roundup: Softball drops inaugural game; tennis teams win, baseball falls to Ohlone

The long-awaited debut of the Folsom Lake College women’s softball team became a reality Thursday afternoon with a doubleheader at sun-drenched Falcon Diamond, only to see th ...

FLC tennis teams win opening match

After being rained out of their scheduled season-opening match last Friday, the Folsom Lake College tennis teams spent three-plus hours on Tuesday drying their courts with squeegee ...

Oak Ridge athletes sign letters of intent

Eleven Oak Ridge senior student-athletes signed letters of intent Wednesday to take their talents to the next level. Six football players from the school’s 10-3 football tea ...

Falcons women's tennis team defeats Chabot, 5-4

Folsom Lake College’s women’s tennis team defeated Chabot on Tuesday, 5-4. The team’s split the six singles matches; while Folsom Lake won two-of-three doubles m ...

Falcon golfers win at Stanford; Baseball falls to Butte

The Folsom Lake College men’s golf team opened their season with a Big 8 “Major Tournament” on Monday at Stanford University Golf Course and came away with their ...

Inaugural Falcon softball team ready to take flight

With 14 anxious women eager to get the season under way, the Folsom Lake College softball team will make their debut this week when they host Merced College in a doubleheader on Th ...

Wrestling changes the course of teen's life

Wrestling means more to Ricky Mello than it does to most. If it weren’t for the tough, physical sport which clearly isn’t for everyone, who knows where Mello would be ...

Athlete of the Week: Nick Diaz-Kokaisl

Nick Diaz-Kokaisl has worked hard to improve and to achieve his goals for the season and so far it’s worked out for him. One of four seniors on the Trojan wrestling team, Di ...

Trojans hope to end losing streak against Rocklin

Stuck in a five-game losing streak, Oak Ridge is at risk of missing the playoffs. The top-four teams in the Sierra Foothill League qualify for the postseason. The Trojans (2-6 in ...

Del Oro’s state football title honored with milk carton appearance

Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday, Del Oro High football players, their coaches and families will be getting their own championship honor when new commemorative milk cartons from ...

Amgen Tour of California to stop in Folsom, Sacramento in 2016

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California’s route details were announced in Folsom Thursday morning to a crowd of more than 100 cyclists, media, and cycling enthusiasts at the Folsom ...

White, Trojans go for another win tonight at Rocklin

Steve White has been Oak Ridge’s varsity girls’ basketball coach since 1995. Now in his 21st season, White has led his teams to 12 league titles and three Sac-Joaquin ...

Trojans cap off strong week by winning own tournament

Oak Ridge capped a strong week in style Saturday by winning its own Trojan War wrestling tournament. All 15 wrestlers placed in the top-six of their weight class, as the Trojans p ...

Oak Ridge boys' struggles continue against Nevada Union

If you’ve played basketball long enough in a competitive league such as the Sierra Foothill League, you’re bound to go through a rough patch or two. The Oak Ridge boys& ...

Oak Ridge wrestling team picks up another league win over Rocklin

Powered by three pins and three forfeits, Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team cruised to a 55-11 win over Rocklin on Thursday. The Trojans improved to 3-2 in the Sierra Foothill ...