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Trojans fall to Jesuit on walk-off hit, 4-3

For the first time in a month, Oak Ridge’s varsity baseball team isn’t in first place in the Delta River League. The Trojans 4-3 loss to Jesuit Monday, coupled with Pl ...

Root, Meinhofer lead Trojans over Folsom, 4-1

Oak Ridge wanted a win over Folsom Monday to stay in front of the pack in the Delta River League, while the Bulldogs wanted a win to work their way into playoff position, but it wa ...

Trojans eliminated from postseason after 4-1 loss to Franklin

The Oak Ridge baseball team entered the Division I playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the Sacramento area, having won its final 12 games and finishing with a first-place tie w ...

Oak Ridge baseball team wins tenth straight game

Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball team won its 10th straight game Monday, defeating Ponderosa, 10-2. The Trojans pounded Ponderosa pitching with 11 hits, as they scored runs ...

Oak Ridge comes from behind to beat Sheldon, 7-4

Oak Ridge rebounded from a 3-0 deficit with four runs in the fifth inning on its way to a 7-4 win over Sheldon Monday. The win improved the team’s Delta River League record ...

Root leads Trojans over Franklin, 5-2

Oak Ridge improved to 3-0 on the season Thursday with a 5-2 win over Franklin. Austin Root scattered six hits and struck out nine, while the Trojans received hits from eight of th ...

Oak Ridge baseball team off on the right foot with win over Del Campo

It’s March and Todd Melton is excited about baseball. The veteran baseball coach at Oak Ridge High has reason to be excited. He’s got a solid team of 20 players which ...

Pitching leads the way for Trojans

With a number of top pitchers coming through Oak Ridge High the last few years, baseball coach Todd Melton is used to seeing strong outings from his hurlers. Last week the Trojans ...