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Mixed Results For Mustang JV, Frosh Football

This past week the boys of the gridiron played in a pair of non-conference games. Oakdale clashed with Division I powerhouse Folsom in freshman and junior varsity action.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Varsity Volleyball Girls Split Non-League Contests

Two games, two different outcomes for the OHS varsity volleyball team were featured on the court this past week. On Tuesday, Sept. 5 Oakdale defeated Escalon 3-2 in five sets but fell to Tracy on Thursday night at home 3-1 in non-conference action.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fast Start For Tennis Team

A 12-day layoff did not affect the Oakdale High School girls tennis team as they won their season opener.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Golf And Country Club

First Flight: first Paulette Aldrich - 68; second Addie Hansberry - 71; tied for third Tracy Davis, Denise Russell - 72.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Jericoff Powers Her Way To Top 15 Finish

Freshman Jessica Jericoff could be the next big thing to compete for the Oakdale track and field team.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Lady Mustang Golfers Teeing Off On VOL

The Oakdale girls golf team is now 4-0 on the season and are cruising through the first half of the 2017 year. Oakdale played a trio of Valley Oak League matches this past week and won all three.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

When I was growing up it wasn't "cool" to be known as the kid that liked to go fishing. It wasn't until I found other kids my age that liked to fish that it didn't feel strange having such a strong passion for fishing. I've had many friends over the years and those that have lasted the longest have been between friends who like to fish. I guess you can say that there's sort of a brotherhood amongst fishermen. Even now as an adult, it doesn't matter where I go, being around fishermen is ...

September 13, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Track Records Set At NHRA U.S. Nationals

The 63rd annual NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals featured some strong performances in all the professional categories, including some track records and first time Indy Nationals winners.

September 13, 2017 | By MIKE BURGHARDT Racing Correspondent | Local Sports


Best Of The West Wrestling Hits Merced

This Saturday night, Sept. 9, independent wrestling invades Merced. Best of the West will be holding a televised event, IGNITION, at American Legion Post 83 in Merced with bell time set for 6 p.m.

September 06, 2017 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Beat The Heat, Gauchos On Gridiron

Oakdale's home opener Friday night against El Capitan was a hot ticket. This was the first time Oakdale stepped foot on the new look field at The Corral, and it was the first time fans got to welcome back their state championship team. With temperatures reaching triple digits, the game was pushed back to 8 p.m. and by the time stretching was over and the National Anthem was sung, it was closer to 8:40 p.m.

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


SPORTS SLATE

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6

September 06, 2017 | | Local Sports


Inaugural Oakdale Soccer Club Season Slated

This weekend the first season of the new Oakdale Soccer Club will kick off at T.L. Davis Sports Complex.

September 06, 2017 | | Local Sports


JV, Freshman Football Squads Dismiss El Capitan

Thursday night the freshman Oakdale Ponies saddled up and headed to Merced to face El Capitan under the lights. Oakdale was not fazed by the road trip and dominated the home team 56-6. Picking up where he left off against Sonora, Zeke Saffar rumbled his way to another big game. The young tailback ripped off four touchdowns and nearly 200 yards as he scored from 75, 30, 25 and 10 yards out.

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


Lady Golfers Sink East Union

For nearly a decade, the East Union Lancers golf team dominated the Valley Oak League. However, for the second straight season, Oakdale's Lady Mustangs defeated the Lancers on the golf course. On Thursday afternoon, Aug. 31 Oakdale defeated East Union 215-265. This was Oakdale's Valley Oak League season opener, due to their regular season opener against Kimball having been rescheduled for Sept. 18. In the victory at Oakdale Golf and Country Club Oakdale's Makayla Christiansen shot a team low 40 through nine holes. Madi Blanc shot an impressive 41 while Shealynn Hanrahan shot 42. Also competing for ...

September 06, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Boating accidents happen. Surprisingly, 80 percent of all boating fatality victims would have survived if they had been wearing a life jacket. Once an accident occurs, it is often too difficult, and usually too late, to don a life jacket. Imagine trying to put a seatbelt on while in the middle of a crash! Once you're ejected from the boat there's no guarantee that you will be conscious when your body comes to rest in the water. One of the most common complaints about lifejackets is that they're too bulky, or too hot, they now have all ...

September 06, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


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Oakdale Golf & Country Club

First Flight: First-Dee Woodbury, Tomi Spor - 69. Tied for second-Bonnie Booker, Virginia Whitworth - 71. Charlene Banducci, Paulette Aldrich - 71.

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Lady Golfers Improve To 9-0

The young talented Oakdale girls golf team is closing in on winning the Valley Oak League championship. Oakdale earned two Valley Oak League victories this ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Tennis Girls Split Matches In VOL Action

On Thursday, Sept. 28 the Oakdale girls tennis team snapped its three game skid with an 8-1 home win over Weston Ranch. Prior to that ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

I don't know too many anglers that aren't hoarders. I'm not any different, although I do try to donate a few items ...

October 04, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Varsity Mustangs Lasso Football Road Win Over Lancers

It was as if the varsity Oakdale Mustangs never missed a beat this offseason. The defending state champions opened up the regular season campaign with ...

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


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 27

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Gridiron Victories For JV, Freshman Squads

Thursday night saw the freshman Ponies gallop to a 41-0 home win over East Union. This was the regular season opener and Oakdale got off ...

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


PREVIEW

The second week of Valley Oak League action will see the Mustangs (3-1, 1-0) travel to Stockton to take on Weston Ranch (1-3, 0-1) Friday ...

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Home Wins For Boys, Girls Water Polo Teams

Oakdale's varsity boys water polo team earned an exciting 14-10 home win over Pitman on Thursday, Sept. 21. The boys were led by Dakota ...

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Varsity Volleyball Girls Win Pair Of VOL Contests

After falling to Manteca on Sept. 13, the varsity girls volleyball team has regrouped and earned consecutive victories. This past week Oakdale defeated both Kimball ...

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Stampede Scoreboard

This past week Oakdale's youth football Stampede squads hosted the Manteca Jaguars inside The Corral.

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Tennis Girls Drop Two VOL Matches

Oakdale's tennis team dropped a pair of Valley Oak League matches this past week.

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

If you were to ask my dad about the best car he ever had, he would mention the Corvette he owned back in the '60s ...

September 27, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Cross Country Team At UOP Invitational

Saturday morning the Oakdale cross country teams headed to Stockton for the University Of Pacific Invitational Cross Country Meet.

September 27, 2017 | | Local Sports


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