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Potential Win Slips Away from Pioneers

Potential Win Slips Away from Pioneers

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Oak Ridge varsity football team experienced yet another loss to the hands of Evans in the team’s second game with a score of 38-35. The game may of been close when solely looked at the end score. However, a majority of the game was not as clear. The first half of the game was dominated by the...

Volleyball Hitter, Kennedy Logan

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Other Sports, Sports

How well do you know our Girls Volleyball Team? Kennedy Logan is one of Oak Ridge hitters in their Girls Volleyball team. Kennedy Logan was born and grew up in Orlando, Florida. Kennedy would like to attend UF college to study physical therapy. She chose physical therapy in order to learn how to treat...

Jones shuts out Pioneers

Jones shuts out Pioneers

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

The varsity football team lost an away game 40-0 Sept. 19 against Jones in a game that had been suspended weeks prior because of dangerous weather conditions at the end of the first quarter. The Pioneers failed to move the ball on offense and could not stop Jones from scoring  This was true for both the first quarter and the ...

Basketball recruiter arrested Tuesday by FBI visited Oak Ridge days ago

Channai Williams, Lincoln Phillips, and Jasmine Boyens

September 28, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The FBI arrested a college basketball assistant coach on bribery and fraud charges Tuesday as part of an investigation into a recruiting scandal that may impact the recruitment decision of one of this school’s top recruits. In a press conference, the FBI alleged that Oklahoma State University basketball recruiter ...

Wekiva Muscles Past Pioneers

Wekiva Muscles Past Pioneers

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Sports

Oak Ridge suffered a 41-6 home loss to Wekiva at Lee Leonard Stadium in the team’s season-opener Friday. Despite the lopsided result, the Pioneers stayed competitive throughout the first half. The Pioneers forced a Wekiva fumble on the first play of the game and intercepted the Wekiva quar...

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 season began with a series of difficulties. Fabine Azemar and Lydie Guercin spoke o...

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 school record in the event. Her jump also is just a few inches short of this year...

Osceola slips past Oak Ridge

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

March 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

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 seconds left, Florent’s rebound extended the Kowboy’s lead to three and pr...

Oak Ridge District Tournament Finals Preview

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

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 at home and will face a consistent Dr. Phillips team (18-8) that will ...

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 the Jones Tiger 76-57 on Dec. 5 and crushing the Cypress bear 82-45 on Dec...

Grip It and Rip It: The Kennedy Logan Story

Grip It and Rip It: The Kennedy Logan Story

Reynette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Some people don't count Bowling as a sport, while most others see it as a hobby. Kennedy Logan sees bowling as a competitive sport in which you have to practice hard in order to get better just like any other intense sport such as basketball, baseball, etc. Kennedy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Oak Ridg...

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 thoroughly executed plays, which resulted in 10 three pointers from six different...

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