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New Lacrosse team takes center stage

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

Entering the season, the girl's lacrosse team had a mixture of excited enthusiasm and nervousness as they became the first lacrosse team in Oak Ridge History. With both an inexperienced coach and untaught players, the seaso...

Track Pioneers Reach State

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Junior Marquasha Myers smashed the school’s triple jump record April 27 at the Region 1 meet in Bunnell to advance to this weekend's state meet at IMG Academy. Myers leaped 40 feet, 3 inches. Her feat established a new scho...

Osceola slips past Oak Ridge

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017

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Oak Ridge played a memorable game against the Osceola on Feb. 24 Osceola but came up short in a crushing 63-60 defeat. Senior Tevin Florent shifted the momentum by grabbing a missed free throw late in the game. With 8.4 second...

Oak Ridge District Tournament Finals Preview

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017

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Oak Ridge faces a major hurdle Friday night against Dr. Phillips in a home district tournament finals contest after defeating Olympia 96-52 Wednesday night. With the win, the Pioneers (21-4) go into Friday night’s game undefeated ...

Sports Roundup

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

February 5, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Winter Break marked a pivotal point in sports for the Pioneers. It served as a major comeback, paved the way to district, and introduce upcoming spring sports. The boy's basketball team continued their winning streak beating...

Oak Ridge Overpowers Lake Nona

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017

Filed under Sports

Oak Ridge’s boys varsity basketball team routed the Lake Nona Lions 95-76 on Wednesday night. The game was highlighted by numerous threes and giving a few highlight reel dunks. Most of the Pioneers’ points came from tho...

Boy’s Soccer Team Go After Their Goals

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The Oak Ridge High School boy’s soccer team have gone all season undefeated and are on track for one of their best seasons in the team’s history. Although the team experienced a cheating situation at Colonial High School they...

New Leader of Pioneer Football

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

The new coach for the Oak Ridge High School football team has come to replace the previous coach. Kennard lang, a former NFL player, recently quit as head coach for medical reasons. Many other coaches applied for the job as new head...

Micheal Devoe: Star Player, Star Student

Jasmine Boyens, Feature Editor

January 12, 2017

Filed under Features, Sports

Lights coming from the high windows of a gym shines and all a player can hear is the squeaking of shoes on a clean glossed floor. With each shot, he shows determination on his face and the only thing on his mind is the game. This ...

Roundup: Winter Break Tournament of Champions

Alex Verdelus, Copy Editor

January 11, 2017

Filed under Sports

  During the winter break, Oak Ridge's varsity basketball team traveled to Georgia to compete in four games for the tournament of champions contest from December 16 to December 30. Oak Ridge began the tournament against freed...

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