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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 Prevention say one in five children are considered overweight or obese, but being engaged in a sport or other activity promotes exercise, which can be a good thing for both physical and mental health.

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 he or she may wonder to themselves what exactly are they looking for? First, you have to realize that fish live under water and not on top of the water. Part of the learning process for anglers, is their ability to distinguish between what looks good to them and what the fish may be attracted to. You would be amazed at the amount of spots that get very little fishing pressure because they don't ...

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 week. On Thursday, Sept. 14 the teams headed to Eagal Lakes in Tracy for the first Valley Oak League Meet.

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 is a recap of the Oakdale Stampede from weeks two and three of the season, as well as a look ahead to week four.

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13

September 13, 2017 | | Local Sports


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


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Varsity, JV Softball Girls Take Road Win At Kimball

The Lady Mustangs opened their Valley Oak League championship quest with a 5-2 road win over Kimball. In their lone game of the week, Oakdale ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local Sports


Mustang Baseball Squads Win League Opener

The Oakdale Mustangs varsity baseball team scored four runs in the seventh inning to overcome East Union 8-5 on the road. The dramatic come from ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Host County Clash At The Corral

Action was fast and furious on Friday, March 23 as Oakdale High School hosted over 20 schools from three different counties for the County Clash ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local Sports


Windy Conditions Can’t Stop Mustang Golfers

In a three-team golf match the Oakdale Mustangs overcame Manteca and Sierra at Manteca Park on Wednesday, March 21. Oakdale not only had the tall ...

March 28, 2018 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

How much is too much? Recently while watching a video of a well-known professional angler, he mentioned how important the right equipment was in using ...

March 28, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


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