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Wrestling Mustangs Take Third At Temecula Tournament

A long trip to Southern California paid off for the Oakdale Mustangs wrestling team. This past weekend the grapplers headed to Temecula for the Temecula Valley Invitational: Battle for the Belt. The annual tournament saw the Mustangs place third overall, scoring a team total of 209.5 points. Wining the event was Poway at 291.5.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


SPORTS SLATE

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


Lady Mustang Varsity Hoops Endure Rare Rain Out

The rain fell hard one day this past week and in a surprise turn of events, caused the Oakdale varsity girls basketball road game to be postponed. Tuesday night, Jan. 9 the Lady Mustangs (8-7, 1-2) headed to Manteca to take on East Union (8-6, 2-1) but due to a leak in the gym roof, the game has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 3. Oakdale returned home on Thursday, Jan. 11 to take on second place Lathrop (11-4, 4-0). Oakdale fell to the Spartans in that contest, 54-36.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest Winner Tapped

A painting of a Wilson's snipe has been chosen by a panel of judges as the winning entry in the 2017-2018 California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest. The painting was created by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Indiana.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Lady Mustangs Take Two Of Three

A strong offensive week propelled the Oakdale Lady Mustangs varsity soccer team into the playoff hunt. Winning two of three Valley Oak League contests has the Lady Mustangs currently in fifth place in the Valley Oak League standings.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


California Outdoors

This is a question and answer column offered through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. If you have a question about wildlife, the outdoors, rules and regulations, etc., send your question via email to CalOutdoors@wildlife.ca.gov. While department experts cannot answer every question, they will pick a few to answer in this column.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Varsity Basketball Boys Split Week’s Contests

For the second consecutive season, the Oakdale varsity boys basketball team defeated East Union at home. Last season the team needed double-overtime to take down the Lancers, but this past week Oakdale had little problem knocking them out in regulation, 54-43.

January 17, 2018 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Wrestlers Battle Through Busy Week

It was a busy week for the Oakdale wrestling program. The boys and some female grapplers hit the mats for Valley Oak League competition, as well as tournament action.

January 10, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


Saturday Run In Stockton

The Inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 5k and 10k Walk/Run is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13, in downtown Stockton. This new Walk/Run gives participants the choice of a 10k Run or 5k Run/Walk, on two extremely flat and fast courses. Registration and day of event entry fees, for both races, are $50 for adults, 18 and over and $25 for youth, 17 and under. There will be an early race-packet pick up held on Friday, Jan. 12, from noon to 6 p.m., at Fleet Feet Sports Stockton, 277 Lincoln Ctr., Stockton. Race-day check in and ...

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


OBSA Sign-Ups

Oakdale Baseball Softball Association (OBSA) is currently accepting sign-ups for the upcoming 2018 season. The recreational league is for youths, ages 4-15 years old. Competitive team play opportunities at the end of the recreation season will be offered as well. Registration can be filled out online on their website www.Oakdalebsa.com or in person. OBSA offers T-Ball to fast pitch.

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


Kjeldgaard Signs To Play Football For Fresno State

Oakdale High School senior Matt Kjeldgaard recently made his post-high school destination known: he will be playing football at Fresno State this fall. For the six-foot, three inch 275-pound Kjeldgaard, Fresno State was the top choice out of several.

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Girls Basketball Team Splits Games

It was a week of mixed reviews for the Oakdale varsity girls basketball team.

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Lady Mustang Soccer Falls In Second Half

The Oakdale Lady Mustangs returned to soccer action on Thursday night, Jan. 4. In their first game since Dec. 21, Oakdale traveled to Manteca to take on Sierra. Oakdale gave up five second half goals in the 7-1 road loss to the Timberwolves.

January 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


Boys Soccer Silences Wolves In Varsity Road Victory

In their lone game of the week, the Oakdale Mustangs shut out the Sierra Timberwolves 3-0 in varsity boys soccer action. The Valley Oak League (VOL) showdown took place Wednesday, Jan. 3 at Sierra High School in Manteca. This was the first game back from the winter break and the Mustangs looked fierce. Entering the game, Oakdale was 0-2 in league play, while Sierra was 2-0.

January 10, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


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Galt Hosts Running Events On Feb. 10

There is a run, jog, walk, and stroller push for everyone in the family at the Sixth Annual Tiny Smiles' "tiny" Half Marathon, 10k, 5k ...

February 07, 2018 | | Local Sports


Lady Mustangs Split League Soccer Matches

The Lady Mustangs soccer team doubled up Lathrop 4-2 for a home win on Thursday, Feb. 1. The Valley Oak League victory came just two ...

February 07, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Soccer Boys Split, JV Wins One

Entering the final stretch of the 2017-2018 boys soccer season, Oakdale is still in the hunt for a playoff spot. This past week Oakdale went ...

February 07, 2018 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Occasionally, I run into a fellow angler who makes me think twice about an overlooked technique or strategy. Anglers in general are often very set ...

February 07, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


NHRA Mello Yello Season Thundering Straight Into 2018

The 2018 NHRA Mello Yello drag racing season is fast approaching with the season opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals event scheduled Thursday, Feb. 8 through ...

February 07, 2018 | By MIKE BURGHARDT Racing Correspondent | Local Sports


Simple Ways To Overcome Workout Fatigue

Regular exercise provides a host of immediate and long-term benefits. Those who exercise regularly can maintain healthy weights while reducing their risk for illnesses such ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


SUPER WINNER

The Oakdale Lions Club recently hosted a fundraiser and the "Super Bowl Sensation Tailgate Party" grand prize winner was Dennis Winchester, at right. He won ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Did You Know?

While Super Bowl LI, which was played at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 5, 2017, featured a thrilling come-from-behind victory by the New ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Warrior Athletics Crab Feed

Come enjoy the all-you-can-eat crab, salad, pasta and bread, which will be served on Saturday, March 10 at the Stanislaus State Warriors crab feed. Proceeds ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


First Tee Open House

The First Tee of Central Valley has announced its 2018 Program Schedule. Clinics offering Life Skill and golf instruction for youth ages 6-17 are set ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Wrestling Mustangs Place Eighth At Gilroy

This past weekend the 2018 Mid-Cal in Gilroy took place. The big two-day wrestling event featured top wrestling talent from across the state, including a ...

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Many say that boat stands for "break out another thousand!" For a lot of boat owners, the new year means it's time for an ...

January 31, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


SPORTS SLATE

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 31

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Split Of League Games For Varsity Basketball Girls

In a pair of home games this past week, the Oakdale varsity girls basketball team went 1-1.

January 31, 2018 | | Local Sports


Mustang Soccer Boys Split VOL Matches

With six games remaining in the Valley Oak League campaign, the Oakdale Mustang varsity soccer boys (7-7-4, 4-2-2) are currently in fourth place in the ...

January 31, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


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