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Congratulations to Wildcats Named All-Region This Year!
All-Region teams are selected by coaches from their all-region team meetings. Oak Ridge has three standouts this year in the First-Team for Region 3-5A:
Wildcats also named All-Region: Jack Replogle, Issair Franquez, Matthew Calhoun, Tyrell Romano, Tyler Galloway, Niyahn Flack, Robert Hill, Samuel Hensley, and Mitchell Gibbons. All-Region Team honorable mentions include Wildcats Cole Adams, Johnathan Stewart and Jaxon Adams. Congratulations!
Former Wildcat Tee Higgins Named MVP in ACC Championship Game
Clemson junior Tee Higgins has an ACC-leading 20.9 yards per reception, 10 touchdowns. Congratulations, Tee, on your accomplishments! We're proud to know ya!
Road to State Ends for Cats in 4th Quarter Against West, Final 34-14
Underdog Wildcats started out slow, but evened the score in the third quarter! West pulled away in the 4th quarter to win the game. Lots of great plays this playoff night! Proud of our boys and the level of play that brought them this far. Great season for our seniors! Looking forward to a productive off-season and great opportunities next year! Photos when available.
Soddy-Daisy is Out of the Playoffs, Fell to the Wildcats 40-23
Wildcats beat the Soddy-Daisy Trojans in a solid playoff win on Friday! Oak Ridge players and fans get ready for a road trip to Knoxville West for their second playoff game! Thanks to photographers Barry Houchin and Angela & Darrell Richardson/The Oak Ridger.
Wildcats End Regular Season 5-5, Playoff Game Friday in Soddy-Daisy
Oak Ridge finished the regular season with a loss to Fulton at their home field. The Cats now prepare this week for the first PLAYOFF GAME on Friday in Soddy-Daisy. Playoff games will begin earlier, at 7pm. Thanks to great photographers: Barry Houchin and Darrell Richardson/Oak Ridger,
Oak Ridge Gives Top-Ranked Powell a Good Fight, 27-21 Final
In another challenging road game, the Wildcats played Powell on their home field for the Rivalry Thursday match up. The Cats nearly beat the top-ranked Panthers, leading the entire game until a game ending touchdown. Some great plays showed maturity and improvement this season. Thank you to photographer Barry Houchin, Darrell Richardson/Oak Ridger. More photos to come...
Wildcats Stun the Mt. Juliet Golden Bears in 41-34 Win (Watch here)
Last night's victory over non-conference opponent Mt. Juliet made the 3-hour ride home much easier! A small, but very loud Oak Ridge crowd and the ORHS Cheerleaders were on hand to support the team. We started out a little slow, and picked up speed, matching them drive for drive! So many great plays and performances! Sweet win! Now, on to Powell, then Fulton to finish out the regular season. Thanks to photographers Barry Houchin and others. More photos to come...
"Senior Night" at Blankenship Yields Big Region Win vs. Karns, 60-13
The Wildcats enjoyed Senior Night, recognizing seniors in football, band, cheer, and dance with their families before the high-scoring game against Karns. It was great to see the seniors play their last regular season game on Blankenship Field, a victory that secured their place in the playoffs this season! Thanks to great photographers: Barry Houchin, Shellie Fellers, Michael Johnson, and Darrell Richardson/Oak Ridger.
Wildcats Best Clinton for 10th Straight Win in Series, 27-14
After a pregame downpour, it was a beautiful night for football! Homecoming festivities preceded a solid win against perennial rival, the Clinton Dragons. Not the Year of the Dragon this year! Thanks to these great photographers: Tim Bowerman, Jerry Chambers, Barry Houchin, Michael Johnson, and Darrell Richardson.
Cats Fall to West 24-7 in 2nd Region Game, Next Week: Clinton
Fresh off a victory over Farragut, the Wildcats were outplayed by the West Rebels. Next week, Wildcats will host the Clinton Dragons at Blankenship Field for Homecoming! Thanks to all the great photographers: Tim Bowerman, Jerry Chambers, Jennifer Galloway, Barry Houchin, Michael Johnson, and Angela Richardson/Oak Ridger.
Wildcats Sink the Admirals at the Ship, 21-14
On a beautiful night at Jack Armstrong Stadium's Blankenship Field, the Wildcats celebrated the Class of 1979 State Championship football team and took Farragut's Admirals for a big rivalry win! Thanks to all the great photographers: Tim Bowerman, Shellie Fellers, Barry Houchin, Caitlyn Jordan/News Sentinel, Danny Parker/5StarPreps, and Angela Richardson.
Wildcats Come Together to Shutout Campbell County Cougars 40-0
In their first region game, the Wildcats were a well-oiled machine on both sides of the ball! Outstanding play by the team as a whole. We are looking forward to hosting the Farragut Admirals on Friday!
With 2 Non-Region Losses, Cats Prepare for First Region Game
With the first two games behind them, Oak Ridge prepares this week for the first region game at Campbell County High School on Friday in Jacksboro, TN. Photos by Shellie Fellers of Olive Claire Photography, Barry Houchin, Angela Richardson/Oak Ridger, and Todd Brase.
Wildcats Move Past Hardin Valley Loss and Look Ahead to D-B
Oak Ridge was defeated by Hardin Valley 13-6 in a game delayed by rain. Thanks to Barry Houchin and Jeremy Wiggs for these great photos! Oak Ridge travels to Dobyns-Bennett next week.
Jan 21 - Booster Club Meeting, 6pm
ORHS, WC100 Classroom
Jan 26 - Booster Organizational Meeting,
3pm, ORHS Amphitheatre
Jan 29 - Varsity Football Banquet,
(Varsity players & their families
ONLY), DoubleTree Hotel
6:30pm Dinner & 7:15pm
Awards - Invitation via Email,
Reserve seats, RSVP for meal,
& Request senior jersey
in WILDCAT Store
Feb 18 - Booster Club Meeting, 6pm
ORHS, WC100 Classroom
2020 Varsity Game Schedule*:
Aug 21 - @Hardin Valley
Aug 28 - Dobyns-Bennett
Sep 4 - Campbell County R
Sep 11 - @Farragut
Sep 18 - @West R
Sep 25 - @Clinton R
Oct 2 - @Karns R
Oct 16 - Mt. Juliet
Oct 23 - Powell R
Oct 30 - Fulton R
*Dates subject to change if games are
R = Region Game
DEAD PERIOD: June 21 - July 5, 2020
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