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Mustangs Post Mixed Week

Even with the poor air quality from the wildfires in the foothills; the Mustangs varsity clubs continue to make strides this fall. This week the Mustangs boys soccer, girls tennis, girls golf, volleyball and water polo all were in action.

September 16, 2015 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Oakdale Cross Country Off To Successful Start

The Oakdale Mustang Cross Country teams were off and running at the Sierra Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 12 as the boys and girls teams competed against over 40 teams and even battled the poor air quality. Conditions were smoky and dry, according to Coach Guy Fowler.

September 16, 2015 | | Local Sports


Mustangs End Preseason With Rout Of Bears

Saturday night, Sept. 12 was "Mini Mustangs" night but the varsity football team's margin of victory was anything but mini. The Mustangs hosted Menlo-Atherton in front of a near capacity crowd under the lights. Oakdale's fierce defense and swift offense downed the Bears 61-7 in the team's final preseason game of 2015.

September 16, 2015 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs Take Championship At Gregori Tournament

The defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion Oakdale Mustangs varsity soccer boys are on the right track after an impressive week. Although Oakdale dropped a game to visiting Franklin 2-0, they regrouped and earned a 5-2 home win over Livingston and finished the week by winning the Gregori Tournament over the weekend.

September 09, 2015 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustangs Take Bite Out Of Bulldogs

In the 79th battle between the Oakdale and Turlock football programs, the Mustangs galloped to a 24-13 home victory on Friday, Sept. 4.

September 09, 2015 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Oakdale Soccer Competes Well In Pitman Tournament

The defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion boys soccer team wrapped up a busy week on the field. The boys played a pair of road scrimmage games against Enochs and Beyer High School, then took their act on the road in the two-day Pitman Tournament over the weekend.

September 02, 2015 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Of Fall Wrap Up Scrimmage Play

Numerous Oakdale Mustang teams suited up for final tune-up games before entering league play. The girl's tennis team took on Enochs and Turlock in scrimmage matches that took place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Lady Mustangs hosted Enochs before traveling to Turlock the following day. The girls team opened league play when they traveled Weston Ranch on Tuesday, Sept. 1 after The Leader's press time. Oakdale hosts its first home match on Thursday, Sept. 3 against East Union at 3:30 p.m.

September 02, 2015 | | Local Sports


Mustangs Tame Wildcats In Friday Showdown

Setting the stage, fans entering The Corral at Oakdale High School on Friday night – whether they were hometown supporters or came down the hill for the contest – all saw the sign.

September 02, 2015 | DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Mustang Scrimmages Kick Off Campaign

School is back in session, fall is almost upon us and many of the OHS Mustangs teams are gearing up for the 2015 season. Oakdale's football, volleyball, cross country, tennis and soccer teams were all involved in scrimmages and tournament play this past week.

August 26, 2015 | | Local Sports


OHS Senior Nelson Determined Injury Won’t Bring Him Down

During his final days of summer break, incoming Oakdale High School senior Darus Nelson spent plenty of time running the track around the Corral. Nelson, starting running back for the defending Sac-Joaquin Section champion Mustangs, is coming off a major knee injury that required offseason surgery.

August 05, 2015 | DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Football Mustangs Host 7 On 7 Drills

Friday night football under the lights may still be several weeks away, but the Oakdale Mustangs got a taste of what is to come when the squad hosted seven-on-seven drills on Wednesday evening, July 1. Oakdale welcomed Waterford and Mountain House football teams to The Corral. All three football teams worked on both offense and defensive drills during the two-hour time frame, having each team rotate in and out after approximately 15 plays each on both sides of the ball.

July 08, 2015 | | Local Sports


Lady Mustangs Earn Pair of VOL Wins

Head coach Larry Loger and his varsity softball girls are reminding teams why they're the defending Sac-Joaquin Section champions. The Lady Mustangs improved to 15-7 overall and more importantly 7-1 in league play after an 8-5 road victory over Kimball and an 18-0 shellacking of winless Weston Ranch on Thursday, April 16 at home.

April 22, 2015 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Mustang Baseball Teams See Spring Break Action

Although school was out for Spring Break, the diamond boys were hard at it this past week with tournament play. League play will resume this week for all three levels of play. Shown is a quick glance at how the teams fared over the vacation week.

April 15, 2015 | | Local Sports


Varsity Baseball Boys Sweep Lathrop

Oakdale played a home and home series against Lathrop this past week, and the Mustangs corralled a pair of victories over the Spartans.

April 08, 2015 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Mustangs Keep Up Hectic Pace For Track, Field

On top of their Valley Oak League meet against Sierra on Thursday, March 26, the best of the best in high school varsity track and field came out to The Corral on Friday, March 27 for the annual County vs. County meet. Eighteen schools from both Stanislaus and Merced counties competed under the hot Oakdale early spring sun.

April 01, 2015 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


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