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Long Awaited Ring Ceremony For State Champions

It was five month ago that the Oakdale varsity football team returned home from La Jolla as the 2016 CIF Division III State Champions. The team humiliated the home team of Bishop's 47-0 on Dec. 17, 2016 and on Friday night, April 28, the players came together as championship rings were issued to the team.

May 03, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Varsity Girls Tie For First, JV Squads Go Undefeated

For the 13th straight year the Oakdale varsity girls track and field team has won the Valley Oak League championship. The girls earned their unprecedented championship by knocking off Central Catholic on Thursday afternoon. Oakdale defeated Central Catholic 103-18 to improve to 7-1 in the standings. Oakdale tied with Sierra for a share of the league championship. Oakdale's lone loss came against Kimball on March 23 but since then they have dominated all opponents.

May 03, 2017 | Nina Frisby | Local Sports


Mustang Tennis Team Wraps Up VOL Season

The 2017 boys tennis season came to a close for Oakdale in the Valley Oak League singles and doubles tournaments this past week. On Tuesday, April 25 Oakdale sent their singles competitors to Sierra High School for tournament play. Oakdale had a rough outing in the tournament where the boys went winless.

May 03, 2017 | | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3

May 03, 2017 | | Local Sports


Varsity Softball Girls Score 47 Runs In Four Games

There were mixed emotions for this week for the Oakdale varsity softball team. On one hand the girls had three shutout victories that they won by a combined score of 43-0. On the other, they suffered a 5-4 road loss to Manteca and as a result, were swept by the Buffaloes this season.

May 03, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Oakdale Golfers Finish Regular Season On Par

The Oakdale boys golf team finished their regular season with a nail-biting victory over East Union, defeating the Lancers 213-219 on Thursday, April 27. Oakdale finished tied for first place in the Valley Oak League standings but the championship was decided at the Valley Oak League Championship Tournament held at Sierra on Monday, May 1 following The Leader's press time.

May 03, 2017 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Sweep Sierra, Improve To 10-0 In League

A perfect 10. Through 10 Valley Oak League games, the Oakdale Mustangs varsity baseball team is 10-0 following a pair of wins against Sierra. On Tuesday, April 25 the team traveled to Manteca and topped defeat Sierra 11-0 and came back with a 15-3 lopsided home win on Thursday, April 27.

May 03, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Fishing Report

If you've ever been bowling, you know that there's a few unwritten rules regarding etiquette. You're supposed to wait for the person next to you to bowl before you attempt to throw your ball. In fishing, there are also unwritten rules, mostly centered around giving anglers space. Anglers in general are very territorial and often will tell you if you're getting too close to them through both verbal or nonverbal actions. A good rule of thumb is to always stay more than a casting distance away from them and to never start fishing right in front ...

May 03, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Umpire Training Camp

The City of Livingston will host its first Umpire Training Camp for ages 14 through adults, open to residents throughout the region. This camp will cover, rules, duties, positioning, mechanics, field work and more. Whether you are 14 or 40, if you are interested in earning a little extra money as an umpire this is the camp for you.

May 03, 2017 | | Local Sports


JV Mustang Baseball Boys Win Tournament

Oakdale junior varsity baseball hosted their annual spring tournament, going 3-0 and taking first place.

April 26, 2017 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Get One Win In Spring Break Tournament

The baseball community gathered for the annual Mark Dickens Invitational Tournament in honor of former coach, the late Mark Dickens. Eight teams from the local area participated in the three-day varsity event. Oakdale went 1-2 in their three games, winning in their final game 8-3 over Tokay on Wednesday, April 19.

April 26, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Fishing Report

For years, many of the boaters that I know of have been asking for there to be a boater's license required. It looks like we finally have a license requirement in place for the upcoming year and all I'm hearing is complaints. Complaints about it being just another way to get more money out of boaters, complaints about it not really teaching anything, or complaints about it just being an inconvenience. I'm going to be honest, when I first heard of this requirement, I immediately looked at it as another money maker for the state. After further ...

April 26, 2017 | | Local Sports


SPORTS SLATE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

April 26, 2017 | | Local Sports


Lady Mustang Softball Gallops Past Kimball

The varsity softball team spent most of its Spring Break 2017 in Tracy. Oakdale (14-6, 5-2) traveled to Kimball High School to face the Jaguars (9-12, 4-5) on Wednesday, April 19 in Valley Oak League action. Then the girls went on to compete in the NorCal Tournament in Tracy over the weekend.

April 26, 2017 | | Local Sports


Junior Relays Slated

Young athletes representing 23 local junior high and middle schools are preparing to compete at the 70th Annual Harold Pope Junior Relays on Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Modesto Junior College Track and Field.

April 26, 2017 | | Local Sports


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Newgarden Crowned Champion; Pagenaud Wins Season Finale

By MIKE BURGHARDT

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Girls Water Polo Team Wins, Boys Fall To Turlock

Oakdale's varsity water polo teams were in action as they took on the visiting Turlock Bulldogs on Wednesday, Sept. 13. The girls team hit ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Volleyball Squads See Mixed Results In League Action

The varsity girls began their Valley Oak League season on a strong note, earning a 3-2 road win over Sierra in the league opener. Oakdale ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Tennis Team Wins Pair Of VOL Matches

Early season success has found its way to the Oakdale High School girls tennis team in 2017. This past week Oakdale improved to 4-0 in ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Stampede Scoreboard

Week three action for the Oakdale Stampede saw a clean sweep for the young football players. All three levels of Stampede football were victorious inside ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Freshmen Shut Out Tracy In Football Action

It was a bye week for the varsity and junior varsity football teams, but the freshman Mustang Ponies saddled up this past Thursday night at ...

September 20, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Oakdale Opens VOL Following Bye Week

Oakdale football is coming into Valley Oak League (VOL) action rested. The varsity team was on a bye this past Friday night and has its ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Safety First Can Help Prevent Sports Eye Injuries

Active children have the advantage of being in good physical shape and keeping their weight in check. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Golfers Remain Unbeaten

Six Valley Oak League contests so far this season have resulted in six wins for the Oakdale High School girls golf team.

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Often I see fishermen point at an area or spot and say "It looks good over there!" For someone who's new to the sport ...

September 20, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Runners Pull Double Duty With VOL, Invite Meets

Following nearly two weeks off for the Oakdale High School cross country team, the boys and girls competed in a pair of races this past ...

September 20, 2017 | | Local Sports


Varsity Falls To Folsom

For the first time in nearly four years, the Oakdale varsity Mustangs came up on the wrong side of the scoreboard inside The Corral.

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


Stampede Scoreboard

With early deadlines for the Labor Day holiday The Leader was unable to post any CenCal Youth Football scores in the Sept. 6 edition. Here ...

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


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