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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 the pool first and the Lady Mustangs were victorious 10-6. Junior Kayla Peterson helped lead the way for Oakdale, scoring five goals. She also added five steals on the defensive side. Four of Peterson's goals came in the second quarter. Bethany Metcalfe scored four goals for Oakdale and Neesa DeLeon also found the net for the home team.

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 won the first set 25-14 before Sierra evened the series with a 29-27 win of their own. The Lady Mustangs then answered back with a 25-15 set number three to take a 2-1 advantage. Sierra then evened the series at two sets each with a 25-17 fourth set victory. In the fifth and final set Oakdale ended the dramatic night with a 15-5 victory.

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 Valley Oak League play after defeating Kimball and Lathrop.

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 The Corral over visiting Livingston.

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 The Corral. Oakdale welcomed in Tracy for the Sept. 14 non-conference battle. The Mustangs wasted little time getting on the board and handled Tracy 35-0.

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 sights set on another VOL title. This Friday night Oakdale opens the season on the road when they travel to take on the East Union Lancers in Manteca.

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 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


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Mixed Results Seen By Water Polo Teams

Oakdale's boys and girls water polo teams began league play this past week. Both teams traveled to Ripon for the league opener on Wednesday ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Varsity Volleyball Girls Win Sixth Straight

Chalk up two more wins for the Oakdale varsity volleyball team, as the girls defeated Lathrop and Sierra this past week. The two wins extended ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


STAMPEDE SCOREBOARD

Oakdale traveled to Merced to face the Cougars at Central Valley High School on Saturday, Oct. 7 in Week 7 action. The road team saw ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Wrestling Club

Sign-ups for the 2017-2018 Oakdale Wrestling Club are almost here. There will be five days to sign up your young wrestlers for this program.

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Big Week For Oakdale’s Varsity Lady Golfers

The Lady Mustangs varsity golf team is nearing a perfect season. With victories over Lathrop and Sierra this week, Oakdale is now sitting at 11-0 ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Tennis Team Splits Contests

Two matches, one win for the Oakdale girls tennis team this past week. The girls were on the road for a pair of Valley Oak ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Run Strong At Second Valley Oak League Meet

The Mustangs and Lady Mustangs cross country runners put in one of their best team efforts this past week at the Valley Oak League (VOL ...

October 11, 2017 | | Local Sports


Fishing Report

Navigating the Delta can be a little intimidating for someone who's not familiar with where they're going. I remember my first couple of ...

October 11, 2017 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Stampede Scoreboard

Another stellar week for all three levels of the Oakdale Stampede youth football program. This past weekend saw the teams travel to Riverbank to face ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 4

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


PREVIEW

Week Three of the regular season will see Oakdale (4-1, 2-0) host Manteca (4-1, 1-1) Friday night, Oct. 6 at The Corral. Both teams are ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Huge First Quarter Lifts Varsity Squad To Victory

The scoring in Friday night's varsity football road game against Weston Ranch was fast and furious. Oakdale jumped on the Cougars within 20 seconds ...

October 04, 2017 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Boat Ramp Open At Dos Reis

The boat ramp at Dos Reis Regional Park in Lathrop is now open for usage. Boat launching at the Lathrop park was suspended in January ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Water Polo Teams Suffer Tough Losses

The Oakdale water polo teams both took a difficult loss this past week. Both boys and girls were on the road and had long bus ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


Volleyball Girls Spike Opposition In League Play

The varsity girls volleyball team earned its fourth straight league win this past week as they put a pair of contests in the win column ...

October 04, 2017 | | Local Sports


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