Scoring runs in six of seven innings, the Lady War Eagles steadily dismantled the Mesquite Horn Lady Jaguars 11-0 to complete the two-game sweep in the Region II-6A bi-district playoff series. click here for complete story and photos
Oak Ridge is coming along.
The War Eagles softball team returned only two starters, so they’re young and they’ve experienced ups and downs, but the picked up two huge wins last week, beating College Park and The Woodlands. Their 4-3 win over The Woodlands sent them to 3-2 in District 16-6A. click here for complete story
The list of athletes coming out of Oak Ridge High School to continue playing sports continues to grow.
A new batch of 23 War Eagles and Lady War Eagles announced their intentions on Wednesday at Oak Ridge High School, as a student-filled gymnasium cheered on their friends and family members.
“These guys have done an outstanding job as far as putting their education first and on the flipside, their athletic ability as well,” Oak Ridge campus coordinator Dereck Rush said. “This is the first year since I’ve been here we’ve had 40 student athletes who will go on to the next level.”
With Wednesday’s additions, Oak Ridge brings its total signees to 44 student athletes total, including three more from the War Eagle football team, running back Justin Edwards, athlete Riley McKnight, and running back Kwame Etwi.
Oak Ridge has more college-bound talent on its roster than ever before, but in this district it’s barely enough. The War Eagles were fourth in District 16-6A going into this week.
“It’s awesome because we get to play tougher teams and all of us are challenged every time, but it’s a fight till the end,” coach Amanda Brimberry said.
Fortunately for the Eagles, their 4-4 record through eight district contests was enough to clinch their eighth consecutive playoff appearance, but with this much talent they’d dominate in most districts. click here for complete story
Only this time, it wasn’t the rain that washed the game away, it was the Oak Ridge bats. The Lady War Eagles surged through the end of the game, scoring five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take control and win against the Lady Cavaliers, 10-2. The Lady War Eagles improved to 16-5 overall and 2-2 in District 16-6A. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge’s Jessica Rodriguez fired a four-hitter and unloaded a two-run home run, leading the Lady War Eagles to an 8-1 victory over Cedar Ridge in the Class 5A softball playoffs.
Cedar Ridge opted for the one-game playoff rather than a best-of-three series, so Oak Ridge (19-10) will wait on the winner between Kingwood and Pflugerville. Rodriguez hit a two-run home run to left-center field in the fifth inning, and she added a two-run single in the seventh. click here for complete story