Oak Ridge Media

Pioneers Rally For Homecoming Win

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

Oak Ridge found success in all parts of the game against University during Monday's homecoming tilt, and that boosted the Pioneers to a 28-21 win, the team's second in five days. Oak Ridge, which played twice in five days due to Hurricane Matthew's effect on the scheduled, sealed the win in the f...

New Boys Hoop Coach Settling In

Jasmine Boyens, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


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Less than a decade removed from running the floor as a key part of Oak Ridge's boys basketball team, O'Neil Lubic is back to run the whole program. In August, Oak Ridge hired Lubin, a former Pioneer guard, to fill its vacant head coaching position after Orange County Public Schools decided not to app...

Panthers Defeat Pioneers

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

October 15, 2016


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The Oak Ridge Lady Pioneers volleyball team dropped a 4-1 match to Dr. Phillips on Sept. 22. Net fouls, missed serves, and poor communication by Dr. Phillips allowed the Pioneers to take a 19-13 in the first set and the Pioneers held on to take it 25-19. The second set featured high tension, wi...

Swimming Upstream

Swimming Upstream

Reynette Gonzalez, Co-Sports Editor

September 21, 2016


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Oak Ridge’s swim team lost 94-25 to University on Aug. 26, at the South Orlando YMCA, and team size again played a role in the outcome. Madelyn Rogachesky took first place in the 100 butterfly. Oak Ridge also placed third in the 200 medley relay. A typical swim meet features 11 events, inclu...

Will Oak Ridge Welcome Lacrosse?

Samantha Bailon, Co-Editor in Chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

With over 50 athletes already interested, Oak Ridge awaits district funds for the boys and girls lacrosse teams. Most students are aware that Oak Ridge offers swimming, golf, soccer and our most famous, football. However, over the past few years rumors have flown campus emphasizing an up-and-comi...

Tigers Pounce on Pioneers

Tigers Pounce on Pioneers

Gabriela Alonso, News Editor

September 9, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

Already at a loss after losing a dozen players to rival Jones High School. Over the summer, fans suffered a heavier blow when the Pioneers lost 52-6 to the Tigers Friday night. Build up to the highly anticipated game included a pre-game tailgate and plenty of social media trash-talking. But it tur...

Marrero Leads Pioneer Runners

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor in Chief

August 31, 2016


Filed under Sports

Junior Daniel Marrero captured 6th place out of 58 runners  and three freshmen ran in their first race as Pioneers Saturday at the Early Hawk Classic in Minneola. Kiante Jackson, Isaiah Evans, and Antonio Ortiz finished 39, 55, and 58, respectively. The boy's team held the sixth spot in the overal...

Boone Muscles Way Past Pioneers

Alex Verdelus, Sports Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Inexperience and mistakes doomed Oak Ridge Aug. 19 in the team’s season-opening game at Boone. The Pioneers suffered a 20-7 road loss to the Braves due, in part, to penalties. The yellow flags seemingly sailed through the air for much of the night as Oak Ridge racked up more than 60 yards in penalties. ...

Trojans Spear Pioneers In Controversial Rivalry Game

Trojans Spear Pioneers In Controversial Rivalry Game

Brodrick Burse, Editor In Chief

January 26, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the highly anticipated Rivalry Game and return to his former school for Shooting Guard Niko Oliver, The Oak Ridge Pioneers (15-6) (3-1) traveled across town to face The Evans Trojans (14-7) (3-2) in a game that ended in controversy.   In an anticipated homecoming for Niko Oliver it was not a pleasa...

Pioneers Edge Wildcats In Thriller

Pioneers Edge Wildcats In Thriller

Andy Trulock, Feature Editor

January 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A huge rival of Oak Ridge’s, the Winter Park Wildcats and their wild crowd proved to be the biggest test of the new year for the varsity boys basketball team on Wednesday night, and the Pioneers came out victorious 69-65 in overtime.   Starting off, the team was rolling in the first quarter with thr...

Tim Duncan: 18 Legendary Years Of Greatness

Tim Duncan: 18 Legendary Years Of Greatness

Jafar Fadel, Review Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When people say that NBA players age like fine wine that's the case for Tim Duncan. Tim Duncan has been a player you rarely hear glorified by the media in all of his 18 years of NBA ball. Duncan was selected first overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 1997 NBA draft.   The Spurs were co...

Oak Ridge Vs. Dr.Phillips (Graphic Recap)

Oak Ridge Vs. Dr.Phillips (Graphic Recap)

Jafar Fadel, Review Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Sports

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