Oak Ridge is now 10-0 this season after sweeping Kingwood Tuesday night, and the Lady War Eagles hope to keep the party going through the weekend. With the Nike Invitational championship under its belt, Oak Ridge has its sights set on the Magnolia Volley-Battle tournament, which begins Thursday and runs through Saturday. click here for complete story
It was a birthday Justin Alphonse won’t ever forget. Playing Game 2 of the UIL Region II-6A bi-district at home against Klein Saturday afternoon, Alphonse was a big factor for Oak Ridge. He and his War Eagle teammates got to celebrate all together as they earned a 10-6 win over the Bearkats for a series sweep. click here for complete story
Oak Ridge held its third and largest signing day ceremony of the year on Wednesday in a gym overflowing with War Eagles. Oak Ridge had 36 athletes sign a National Letter of Intent in this academic year, including 19 on Wednesday.
Among Wednesday’s signees were eight track athletes, including five Lady War Eagles: Maria Puente (Allen Community College, Kansas), Kimberly Rodriguez (ACCK), Jordan Buchanan (Texas Wesleyan University), Lauren McCants (TWU) and Kaelah Brewer (ACCK). click here for complete storyclick here for complete story
The College Park Cavalier and the Oak Ridge War Eagles exchanged the lead five times on Thursday, but College Park ended up on top with a 3-2 win in seven innings over Oak Ridge.
College Park pulled out the win thanks to strong pitching and timely hitting. College Park went up for good on a single by sophomore shortstop Travis Washburn. Washburn boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 2-2 day at the plate to pace College Park.
Starting pitcher Nick Pischulla, got the win for College Park. He allowed two runs over 5 1/3 innings. He struck out one, walked one and surrendered four hits. Chase Burchett played fireman for the Cavs, entering in the bottom of the sixth with one out and a man on third. A swinging strikeout and ground out ended the Oak Ridge threat. In the seventh the Cavs handed the ball over to their dependable closer Luke Trahan who recorded two strikeouts.
Tyler Davis, had a solid outing but took the loss for Oak Ridge. He lasted seven innings, walked one, struck out five, and allowed three runs.
College Park jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the second. College Park got things going when Luke Trahan singled. College Park got one-run rallies in the fourth inning and the sixth. In the fourth, College Park scored on an RBI single by Washburn, scoring Pischulla.
Oak Ridge scored one run of its own in the fourth. Oak Ridge scored on an error.
On Tuesday Mar. 29 College Park will travel to Summer Creek to face the Bulldogs & Oak Ridge will host The Woodlands Highlanders in a crosstown match up.
With Friday’s 2-0 shutout win over Oak Ridge at Woodforest Bank Stadium, The Woodlands locked up its ninth consecutive district championship under coach Hans Kleinschmidt. Oak Ridge did its best to keep The Woodlands from clinching the District 16-6A title and held the game scoreless for 55 minutes.
It was the Highlanders’ ability to finish off set pieces that ultimately made the difference against the War Eagles, accounting for both goals. click here for complete story