The varsity girls water polo team improved to 5-2 following an intense 11-10 victory over Lodi on Tuesday, Sept. 20. Oakdale found themselves in a 4-1 deficit following the first period. Oakdale shook out the cobwebs and scored three goals in the second period to trail 7-4 at the half. Never out of a game, the defending CIF Sac-Joaquin Section champions outscored Lodi 7-3 in the second half for the win.
Approaching the midway point of the fall Valley Oak League schedule for the Oakdale Lady Mustangs, Oakdale's golf, volleyball and tennis teams were all in action this past week. Following is a recap of the action.
While visiting a favorite fishing website of mine, a group of anglers were discussing fishing and sharing memories of catching their first fish. Can you remember yours? Mine was a Bluegill out of Lake Camanche while camping with my family. I can't remember the fight as well as I remember the feeling of accomplishment. As they say, "I was hooked!" When that camping trip ended, I must have driven my parents crazy while begging them to take me fishing again. Fortunately, my dad also liked to fish. We fished together almost every weekend it seemed. As I got older ...
September 28, 2016|
By JAROD BALLARDO
This past Saturday, Oakdale High School Cross Country teams traveled to Elkhorn Country Club in Stockton to take part in the 2016 University of the Pacific (UOP) Tiger Invitational. With dozens of schools in attendance for the big races, it was Oakdale's freshman and sophomore girls team that shined the brightest for the Mustangs.
My princess Nicole raised herself up to a higher plane of life peacefully in her sleep at home following a two year seven month battle with multiple myeloma at 3:02 a.m., Friday, September 16, 2016. As a teenager she had thought about being a nun and spent her life selflessly caring for others starting as oldest of seven with three brothers; Phillip, John and Andre and three sisters Susan, Lillian and Denise. All but one of them, Lillian who passed on in 2011, still live in England as does her mother Jean Cattermole. She is also survived by ...
John Ryan Van Unen was born in Manteca, CA April 16, 1973. He entered into rest September 16, 2016 at age 43. He graduated from Oakdale High School in 1991 and attended Modesto Junior College. He was employed as an anodizer at Pac West Coating. He will be remembered for his generous spirit, kind heart and willingness to help those in need. He loved music, fishing, motorcycles and had a special love for his daughter Amber Van Unen. He is survived by his daughter Amber Van Unen of Oklahoma City, his parents John and Linda Van Unen of Oakdale, sister ...
LIVERMORE – Hailing from the Spanish Canary Islands, timple virtuoso Germán López will bring the traditional music of the islands, flavored with his own contemporary style, to the Bankhead Theater on Friday evening, Sept. 30.
DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her mouth. I'm sure this is quite painful and she will have a swollen lip for a couple of days. She still tries to catch them, why would she do this knowing it will hurt? Is she just dumb? LOL or is this a common thing? We have had many dogs over the years and none of them ever got stung. ‑Manteca Pit Daddy
The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music presents a piano recital by Omri Shimron, D.M.A., on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall - Music 108, on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The recital program includes works by J.S. Bach, F. Chopin, C.P.E. Bach, Frederico Mompou and M. Wiesenberg. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students of all ages and senior citizens (62 and older).