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Invasive Species Artwork Sought By Fish And Wildlife

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites young artists and future biologists to enter the 2018 California Invasive Species Youth Art Contest. This year's theme is "Pledge to Not Spread!"

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Track Runs Away From Lathrop In Home Meet

Oakdale High School's boys and girls track and field teams dominated visiting Lathrop on Thursday, April 12. The boys team defeated Lathrop 101-26 and the girls crafted an 85-47 win.

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Ecological Tours Offered On April Weekends

Going on throughout the month of April, weekends will feature Ecological Reserve Tours at Elkhorn Slough, scheduled through the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Volunteers lead walks every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Binoculars and bird books are available for the public to borrow at no cost. The visitor center and main overlook are fully accessible. The day use permit fee is $4.12 per person, ages 16 and older (permits may be purchased on-site). Groups of five or more should notify staff that they are coming and groups of 10 or more ...

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Tennis Boys Split Week’s VOL Matches

Four hard fought battles on the court resulted in a pair of wins for the Oakdale Mustangs boys tennis program this week. Oakdale started the week on a strong note with home wins over East Union and Sierra. However, the Mustangs dropped their final two games, with a road loss to Sierra and a home loss to Central Catholic.

April 18, 2018 | Dennis D. Cruz | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Swim Team Wins On The Road

Oakdale High School swim teams earned a road win over Sierra on Friday, April 13. The girls team won 132-41 and the boys battled it out in taking a 90-81 victory.

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Mustang Golfers Stay On Par For VOL Title

The Oakdale High School boys golf team continues to dominate the Valley Oak League. The Mustangs completed the season sweep over East Union this past week with a 200-243 road win. With the win, the boys improved to 11-0 and are in position to win the Valley Oak League.

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Boys Basketball Season Hardware Handed Out

Oakdale High School honored its 2017-2018 boys basketball players on Monday night, April 9 with the annual awards ceremony. Coaches, players, families and fans gathered inside the main gym at Oakdale High School for the festivities.

April 18, 2018 | | Local Sports


Softball’s Lady Mustangs Win 13th Straight

A pair of wins for the Oakdale High School Lady Mustangs varsity softball team has them sitting in first place. In a competitive Valley Oak League the Lady Mustangs cushioned their lead in the standings with wins over East Union and Kimball this past week.

April 18, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Fishing Report

I was recently out fishing on the Delta with a friend and he mentioned to me out of frustration that he had all this tackle and still fishes with the same baits every time. Agreeing with him, I decided that I was going to start cycling through all the baits that I brought. The first bait I tied on was one that I never used before. I immediately caught two fish. When that bite died down, I tied on another one of my seldom used baits and caught the biggest fish of the day. When that bite went away, I ...

April 18, 2018 | By JAROD BALLARDO | Local Sports


Bulls, Broncs And Buckles Rule The Week

For nearly seven decades, rodeo fans from across the globe have invaded The Cowboy Capital of the World for the PRCA Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo. This past weekend was no different. The grandstands, VIP and standing room only areas were packed with rodeo fans of all ages and, for the first time in a few years, the weather was picture perfect for roping and riding.

April 18, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Varsity Baseball Boys Fall In Championship Game

A promising start to the 2018 Mark Dickens Invitational ended in disappointment for the host Oakdale Mustangs.

April 11, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Sports Slate

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

April 11, 2018 | | Local Sports


Varsity Softball Girls Run League Mark To 11-0

Oakdale High School's varsity softball team remains unbeaten after defeating Sierra 6-0 on the road. In the Valley Oak League showdown, the Lady Mustangs beat the Wolves using their bats, clean defense and a solid game from Lexi Webb in the circle.

April 11, 2018 | | Local Sports


Tennis Boys Sweep Lathrop

In a doubleheader against Lathrop, the Oakdale High School boys tennis team was flawless. Over spring break the Mustangs went to Lathrop to take on the Spartans on Thursday, April 5. They played two, due to a rainout from their March 13 original match.

April 10, 2018 | | Local Sports


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Perfect League Record Intact For Varsity Mustang Golfers

The Oakdale High School boys golf team continues to roll. Oakdale is now 13-0 in Valley Oak League action this season. The latest victim to ...

April 25, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Bats Come Alive In Varsity, JV Sweep Of Spartans

Forty-two runs scored in two road games.

April 25, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Local Competitor Places At Junior Olympics

Alex Gutierrez is an 11-year-old who is not afraid to try new things. Earlier this year Gutierrez signed up to train at The Boxing Development ...

April 25, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Tennis Boys Clinch Playoff Berth With Three Wins

For the first time in five years, Oakdale not only defeated Manteca, they swept Manteca. In a week that saw the Oakdale High School boys ...

April 25, 2018 | By DENNIS D. CRUZ | Local Sports


Fishing Report

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I wasn't willing to spend close to a thousand dollars for a rod and a reel that ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local Sports


Oakdale Racer Does The Texas Two-Step

Oakdale's Richard Townsend and his popular "Nitroholic" Funny Car Team made the trip to Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas to compete in the ...

April 25, 2018 | | Local Sports


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