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Ploke, Irwin represent California in wrestling showdown

Oak Ridge High seniors Josh Ploke and Patrick Irwin represented California in a West Coast showdown against all-star teams from Washington and Oregon. While team California lost b ...

Athlete of the Week: Brandon Claiborne

Brandon Claiborne achieved his goal of placing at the CIF state wrestling tournament, as the Oak Ridge junior placed fifth Saturday in the 145-pound weight class. Claiborne wrestl ...

Claiborne places fifth at CIF state wrestling tournament

Brandon Claiborne achieved his goal of earning a state medal, as the Oak Ridge junior placed fifth in the 145-pound weight class at the CIF state wrestling tournament on Saturday. ...

Athlete of the Week: Josh Ploke

Josh Ploke is peaking at the right time of the season. The Oak Ridge senior 106-pound wrestler enters this weekend’s Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Championships comi ...

Ploke, Claiborne and Irwin win back-to-back wrestling titles

Josh Ploke, Brandon Claiborne and Patrick Irwin made it two-for-two with back-to-back tournament titles and they would love to make it three in a row this weekend. The trio of Oak ...

Three Oak Ridge wrestlers win league titles

Oak Ridge had three champions and two others reached the finals of the Sierra Foothill League wrestling tournament held Saturday at Folsom High. Josh Ploke (106), Brandon Claiborn ...

Athlete of the Week: Patrick Irwin

Patrick Irwin is not your normal wrestler in the 220-pound weight class. Most wrestlers in the 220-pound weight class fall into two categories: muscle-bound studs who have been wr ...

Oak Ridge wrestlers defeat Rocklin; place at tournament

All seven seniors on Oak Ridge High’s wrestling team picked up wins in the team’s dual meet against Rocklin on Thursday. Oak Ridge won the dual 56-12, on a night when ...

Three champs lead Trojans at Morro Bay

Oak Ridge decided to skip the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament in Sacramento this year and compete in the CIT Wrestling Tournament in Morro Bay. It proved to be a great decision. Not ...