From dominance in the pool to heartache on the links, there was no shortage of drama this past week in a barrage of action as Oakdale High spring sports athletes hungered for more success in the Valley Oak League after clear skies left room for dozens of contests across the prep schedule.
The Oakdale High School Rodeo team sent their entire roster to the Challenge of Champions in Clovis from March 25 to 27, where Mustang sophomore Colton Farquer proved why he is regarded as one of the brightest young stars in California rodeo today.
The 53rd Annual Bakersfield March Meet serves as the kickoff event for the National Hot Rod Association Heritage Racing season, but bounced back a week after qualifying when heavy rains didn't allow for safe conditions of the main event.
April 01, 2011|
By Mike Burghardt
Special to the Leader
A lull of absence from the soccer field following a barrage of rain left Oakdale's High's varsity soccer team a little rusty in a showdown at Lathrop last week, but the Lady Mustangs found their footing in a 4-0 shutout on the road in the March 23 contest.
Oakdale High's crafty senior wrestler, Tanner Feuerstein, isn't the only one in the family with playmaking potential. His sister, sophomore soccer player Kerri Feuerstein, landed a huge performance in Oakdale's biggest soccer game of the season so far this year.
The Oakdale Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees has narrowed the field of Superintendent candidates to seven to be slated for interviews on April 1-2. This was decided in an action in a closed session meeting held March 28.
Potential changing trends were reflected in the California Healthy Kids Survey administered to fifth, seventh, ninth, and eleventh graders in December 2010. The results were reported to the Oakdale Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees at a recent meeting by the district's Director of Categorical Programs Kristi Rapinchuk.