Oak Ridge basketball

Defense leads JV girls to win over Nevada Union

A strong defensive effort lifted Oak Ridge High’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team to a 49-32 win over Nevada Union on Friday. The win improved the team’s r ...

Bulldogs pull away from Trojans in fourth quarter, win 55-40

For three quarters, Oak Ridge’s varsity boys’ basketball team looked every bit top-ranked Folsom’s equal, trailing by only one point, 31-30. But an experienced, ...

Athlete of the Week: Matt Battaglia

Good basketball teams have good guards and Matt Battaglia fits the description. Battaglia, a three-year varsity starter in Oak Ridge’s backcourt, has helped the Trojans to a ...

Oak Ridge boys survive scare against Granite Bay

Behind Folsom and Woodcreek is a logjam of teams vying for playoff positioning in the Sierra Foothill League. After Friday night's boys' basketball contest between Oak Rid ...

Flores back on the court

Gabby Flores thought her basketball season was over after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee three days before tryouts in November. The Oak Ridge senior, how ...

Trojans, Golden Eagles split varsity basketball games

The Oak Ridge/Del Oro Sierra Foothill League matchup provided plenty of drama Friday night with each school picking up a win. The Oak Ridge varsity girls earned a 50-45 win, while ...

Trojans open SFL winning two of three games

Winning a game in the ultra-competitive Sierra Foothill League is an accomplishment. Winning with two starters out of the lineup is downright impressive. Oak Ridge played Rocklin ...

Scoring balance, strong defense leads Trojans to 3-0 week

The first week of Sierra Foothill League play had no surprises for Oak Ridge, as the Trojans rolled to three straight big wins. The team’s biggest test, however, comes on th ...

Athlete of the Week: Connor Davis

Connor Davis is one of two senior starters on the Oak Ridge varsity boys’ basketball team. As a senior, Davis is expected to provide leadership and he does, but he does so m ...

Trojan girls finish 11-3 in preseason; play Folsom tonight

Oak Ridge played its typically strong preseason schedule and came away not only being a better team for it, but also posted favorable results. The Lady Trojans won 11 of their 14 ...

Feasel doesn't give up on varsity goal

Joey Feasel was bitterly disappointed he didn’t make the Oak Ridge varsity boys’ basketball team a year ago. He put that disappointment to good use; however, as it ser ...