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Mustang Varsity Hoopsters Take Two Of Three Contests

Three games, two wins for the Oakdale High School varsity boys basketball team. Oakdale started the week off with a 59-53 home win over Buhach Colony on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The team trailed 26-25 at the half but outscored the Thunder 22-15 in the final quarter to rally for the win. Drew Legan led the way with 35 points. Sam Medlin scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds in the win.

December 13, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs Heartbroken In Quest For Football’s Blue Banner

The road to a second consecutive CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championship for the Oakdale Mustangs hit a major road block this past Friday night. The top seeded Mustangs took on Valley Oak League rival Manteca in the 2017-2018 Division III Championship game at Lincoln High School in Stockton, and fell to the number two seed Buffaloes, 34-17.

December 06, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Legan Leads Varsity Mustang Boys To Hoops Win

The 2017-2018 Oakdale High School varsity boys basketball season is now three preseason games deep. On Monday, Nov. 27 the boys defeated Bret Harte 55-44. Oakdale followed up with a 66-50 home win over Pacheco on Thursday night. Saturday the boys fell to visiting Escalon, 65-41. The early preseason success is a positive start to the season, considering the team's rough recent history.

December 06, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs, Manteca Vie For Section Championship

The time has arrived. The 2017 CIF Sac-Joaquin Division III Section Championship game kicks off Friday night, Dec. 1 at Lincoln High School in Stockton. The top seeded – and defending Section and State champion – Oakdale Mustangs will take on the second seeded Manteca Buffaloes. Kickoff for the contest is scheduled at 7 p.m.

November 29, 2017 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Jacobson Sets Record In Playoff Win Over Patterson

Friday night, Nov. 24 The Corral was stuffed like the Thanksgiving turkey the day before. With nearly 4,000 people in attendance, the Oakdale Mustangs broke away from the visiting Patterson Tigers 63-27 to advance to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Division III Section Championship game.

November 29, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Former Boxing World Champion Visits Oakdale

It's not every day that a global superstar visits the Cowboy Capital of the World.

November 29, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs Conquer Vikings In Second Round Playoff Tilt

Seven first half possessions resulted in six touchdowns for Oakdale in a lopsided 41-16 playoff win. In second round action of the 2017 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Championships, the top seeded Mustangs hosted the ninth seeded Vanden Vikings on Friday night, Nov. 17.

November 22, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs Pluck The Eagles In First Round

Thursday night football kicked off the 2017 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoffs. Inside The Corral, the top seeded Oakdale Mustangs defeated the number 16 seed McNair Eagles 56-12. McNair finished the season with a 5-5 record overall and went 3-2 in the San Joaquin Athletic Association.

November 15, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Falcons Soar Past Mustangs In Water Polo Semifinals

The Oakdale Mustangs boys water polo nearly pulled off the upset over the top ranked Christian Brothers in Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff action. But the host Falcons swooped in late to grab the victory.

November 15, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local News


Freshman Football Squad Finishes Season At 10-0

For coach Rod Long, he could not ask for a better season for his freshman team.

November 08, 2017 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Varsity Mustangs Rally For Win Over Raiders

Two teams: one goal, one championship. Friday night Nov. 3 the Oakdale Mustangs went into Central Catholic to do battle for Valley Oak League supremacy. When the dust settled it was the Mustangs coming out on top and the team rode the bus home as the 2017 Valley Oak League champions after winning 27-21.

November 08, 2017 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Football Mustangs Steamroll Spartans In Shutout At Corral

62-0. Yes, 62-0; the Oakdale varsity football Mustangs dominated the visiting Lathrop Spartans on Friday night. Oakdale scored 35 points in the first quarter and used a running clock in the second half to remain unbeaten in Valley Oak League action. The host team used a strong rushing attack to open up their early lead, scoring on each of their first six possessions of the game.

November 01, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Lady Mustang Golfers Capture VOL Crown

Completing another successful season, the Oakdale Lady Mustangs girls golf team has captured its second consecutive Valley Oak League (VOL) title. The girls recently wrapped up the league campaign, going 14-0. The team's winning streak has reached 33 dating back to 2015. The team played host to the VOL Championship Tournament on Monday, Oct. 16 where they hosted all eight teams in the league at Oakdale Golf and Country Club. Much like they have over the last two-plus seasons, the girls showed their dominance and won the tournament by 66 strokes over second place East Union.

October 25, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustang Football Earns Complete Sweep Of Kimball

The Oakdale Mustangs varsity football team played spoiler to the Kimball Jaguars' Senior Night this past Friday, Oct. 20. Oakdale (7-1, 5-0) went into Don Nicholson Stadium in Tracy and blasted the Jaguars (1-7, 1-4) by a final score of 42-0.

October 25, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Seniors Reign Supreme In Powder Puff Action

After last year's "tie" during the Homecoming Week Powder Puff game, this year's senior group wanted to make sure there was not any question about the outcome. Wednesday night in The Corral the senior girls defeated the junior squad 28-6 in the 2017 OHS Powder Puff game.

October 18, 2017 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local News


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Oakdale Wrestlers Battle Through Busy Week

It was a busy week for the Oakdale wrestling program. The boys and some female grapplers hit the mats for Valley Oak League competition, as ...

January 10, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Boys Soccer Silences Wolves In Varsity Road Victory

In their lone game of the week, the Oakdale Mustangs shut out the Sierra Timberwolves 3-0 in varsity boys soccer action. The Valley Oak League ...

January 10, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Varsity Mustang Boys Take Third In Rotary Classic

For nearly five decades Oakdale has hosted the annual boys basketball holiday tournament known as the Oakdale Rotary Classic. In its 48th season Oakdale hosted ...

January 03, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Lady Mustangs Grab Hoops Win In Dramatic Fashion

In a non-conference showdown against Hilmar on Tuesday night, Dec. 19 the Lady Mustangs varsity basketball team came away with a 38-35 victory. Hilmar led ...

December 27, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


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