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Benander, James honored by Oak Ridge

Connor Benander and Sara James have been involved in athletics as far back as they can remember so it’s no surprise that they were recognized by the coaches at Oak Ridge High as ...

Sara James earns spot in SI

Sara James has received a lot of accolades over her four years at Oak Ridge, but her most recent accomplishment tops them all. The Oak Ridge senior and star basketball player who ...

Thrilling win over Deer Valley a team effort

Perhaps Sara James said it best. Referring to the Oak Ridge’s 65-63 win over Deer Valley on Saturday in the semi-finals of the Northern California Division I basketball playoff ...

Lady Trojans survive, 65-63, play for Nor-Cal title next Saturday at Arco

As Oak Ridge coach Steve White drifted in-and-out of a Saturday afternoon daze, he had a premonition about the Nor-Cal semi-final game to be played a few hours later. He pictured ...

Oak Ridge advances to D-I final with win over Franklin

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls’ basketball team will play for the Division I championship at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Arco Arena. The Lady Trojans, the top seeded team, survived a ...

Girls basketball the focus of Athlete of the Week poll

With the arrival of 2010, we are back on line with our Placer Sports Athlete of the Week feature. Three new candidates have been chosen from the high schools throughout the Gol ...

Lady Trojans top Reno to win Toss-Up Tourney

For the fifth straight season, Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls’ basketball team is the champion of the Trojan Toss-Up. Sara James scored 27 points in the 48-41 win over Reno in ...

A step above the competition

With a scholarship to Stanford University signed, sealed and delivered, Sara James has a lot less to deal with this year. The senior basketball star at Oak Ridge High can relax a ...

Lady Trojans off to hot 7-0 start

Oak Ridge is off to a 7-0 start and has a week of practice before hosting its annual Lady Trojan Toss-Up next week. The Lady Trojans are coming off a three-game sweep of the Oak R ...

Oak Ridge claims Shoot Out Tournament with win over St. Francis

Sara James scored 25 points and Megan Griswold added a career-high 23 in lifting Oak Ridge to a 63-51 win over St. Francis on Saturday night. The victory made Oak Ridge winners of ...