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Mustangs Take On Rio Linda In Round Two

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Lady Mustangs Open Soccer Postseason

Tuesday, May 18 marked the start of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV girls soccer playoffs, though results were not available at press time to highlight Oakdale High's first round bout with top-seeded West Campus.The varsity Lady Mustangs made the trip to Sacramento to take on the Capital Valley Conference champions after an 18-3-5 overall showing and 11-1-4 journey through the Valley Oak League.Oakdale was easily the hottest team in the second half of league play, but early season ties forced the Mustangs to settle for third place overall (tiebreaker with Manteca) in the league standings.The position ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Mustangs Face Zebras In Baseball Opener

A split with Sonora High earned Oakdale's varsity baseball team Valley Oak League title honors and a trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section postseason.The team will square off with Lincoln of Lincoln in today's (May 19) 7 p.m. Division IV opener at Dan McAuliffe Memorial Park in Sacramento.Lincoln enters the postseason as the No. 3 seed from the Pioneer Valley League, despite four losses in their last six PVL contests.Oakdale (13-3 VOL, 19-8 overall) had defeated visiting Sonora 7-6 on May 11 to clinch a league title, and dropped an inconsequential 4-1 game to the ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Mustang Squads Grinding Toward Postseason Play

With Valley Oak League contests on their final leg, Oakdale High athletes are preparing for runs at the Sac-Joaquin Section postseason, with individual or team advancements from every Mustang sport. Following is a summary of recent Oakdale contests and playoff lineups in baseball, tennis and softball. BaseballThe recent 1-1 split with Manteca set up Oakdale (12-2) for a series of gargantuan proportions this week against Sonora (11-3). If the Mustangs can win at least one of the two contests, they will advance to the Division IV SJS playoffs as the VOL's No. 1 seed."When you are talking ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Deep Mustangs Ready For West Campus In D-IV Playoffs

As Oakdale High reserve varsity soccer players began to flood the field in the Mustangs' 2-0 win over Sonora last week, the visiting Wildcats may have felt their chances at victory were improving.This simply wasn't the case.Substitutions controlled the ball well and kept pressure on the Sonora goal with a dominant second half as Oakdale rallied to their ninth straight win or tie in Valley Oak League action."There is no drop off in our play when we substitute," Oakdale coach Alfredo Quiroga said. "All of them can play and each of them has contributed this season ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Mustang Golfers Tie For Valley Oak League Crown

East Union High's sterling 407-stroke performance at the Greenhorn Creek Golf Course awarded the Lancers top honors at the league championships, but couldn't erase a full season of Oakdale success as the two programs settled for co-Valley Oak League championship honors on Tuesday, May 4.Oakdale (15-1) edged the Lancers (13-3) twice in VOL duals, and saw freshman Ian Stogdell finish just one stroke behind VOL MVP Kyle Harman.Stogdell shot a brilliant 77 to place second at the league championships, and watched teammate Austin Whitworth card an 84 in ninth place. Kyle Derby shot an 87 while ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Lady Mustangs In Midst Of Stellar Second Half

No team has been hotter in the second half of Valley Oak League play than Oakdale High's varsity girls soccer team.The Lady Mustangs have won six straight games by a combined 33-5 advantage, including a dominant 4-0 rout of Central Valley on April 29 and an 8-3 drubbing of Weston Ranch two days prior.Early season losses and ties may have put the VOL title too far out of reach, but Oakdale (10-1-3 VOL, 17-3-4 overall) is in prime position to carry its momentum into the Division IV Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs."We have dominated and controlled basically every ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Mustang Boys, Girls Grab Swimming Championship

A combined 17-1 meet record from Oakdale High varsity boys and girls swimmers proved to be no fluke at the Valley Oak League championships on Saturday at Sierra High.With 10 Valley Oak League schools in attendance, Oakdale girls dominated for top honors at 132 points while the Mustang boys edged Sonora by three points at 136 notches on the team score.The dual dominance capped a thrilling VOL season that saw school records and VOL firsts from a deep and talented Mustang unit."It was like a 15-round boxing match all day," Oakdale coach Russ Van Cleave said. "The ...

August 13, 2010 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Parker, Mustangs Rally To Huge VOL Wins

Oakdale High pitcher Brianna Parker gave East Union a rare opportunity to score after booting Kourtni McCall's soft grounder to start the bottom of the seventh inning in Monday's battle (April 26) for sole rights to first place in the Valley Oak League at Northgate Softball Complex.Making matters worse, she fell behind in the count, three balls and no strikes, against East Union's deadliest slugger, Cassie Waggy, and cleanup batter Brittany LaMar loomed in the on deck circle with no outs.As quickly as things got scary for the Lady Mustangs, Parker quickly vanquished East Union ...

August 13, 2010 | JONAMAR JACINTO Special To The Leader | High School Sports


Mustangs Trample Turlock, 56-6

It was hard to not start thinking about the Oakdale Mustangs' huge upcoming non-league contest against Novato High as the Mustangs jogged off the Corral turf after crafting an unimaginable 42-0 halftime lead against the Turlock Bulldogs.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


Oakdale Volleyball Opening VOL On Fire

The Oakdale High volleyball team would have had a hard time surprising anyone in the Valley Oak League with their excellent team, yet now it is virtually impossible, with the flawless tear the ladies are on as they enter VOL action.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


JV Girls Have Strong Showing

The Oakdale High JV girls water polo squad made the short trek to Modesto over the weekend and put together a solid performance during the Beyer-Johansen Water Polo Tournament.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


Lady Tennis On Cruise Control

It is pretty early in the Valley Oak League season, but that has not stopped the Oakdale High tennis team from putting together a solid opening through the first stages of the VOL campaign.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


JV Volleyball Closes Tournament In Third Place

Though the Oakdale High JV volleyball team could not quite repeat its feat from a season ago when they strolled off with their host tournament championship, the squad was able to play to a third place finish over the course of the Sept. 12 tournament.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


Oakdale Runs Strong In Sierra Invitational

The Oakdale High cross country program met up with some of the best runners in the area when they participated in the 7th Annual Sierra Invitational Cross Country Meet at Legion Park in Modesto on Sept. 12.

September 16, 2009 | Jagada Chambers | High School Sports


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First Downs, Then The World - OHS Gridders Must Stop Dual-Threat QB

Before Russell Wilson, Robert Griffin III and Collin Kaepernick were befuddling NFL defenders with the read-option, Turlock High quarterback Sean Downs was doing it perfectly at THS.

August 28, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


ROAD TRIP - Softball Sisters Travel U.S.A. In Search Of Perfect College

The only thing that Oakdale High sophomores Maddi and Kindra Hackbarth have in common is their voracious passion for the sport of softball.

August 21, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


SAN DIEGO OR BUST Sanders Gives Verbal Commitment To UC San Diego

Sandy beaches, world-renowned wildlife habitats, perhaps the greatest climate in the world and the future home of Oakdale High softball star Lauren Sanders.

July 24, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


POLO PROWESS - Stender, SOAK Honored For Recent Play

Shelby Stender has a smile so big it could troll for krill, but the incoming Oakdale High junior has a tenacious streak proven deadly in the prep pool.

July 17, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Stender An All-American

Incoming Oakdale High junior Shelby Stender can add more accolade onto her already terrific prep career.

July 15, 2013 | Report Abuse account | High School Sports


All-Star Selection Finds Four Mustangs

Another year of stellar baseball gave way to another Sac-Joaquin Section title for the Oakdale High Mustangs this year.

July 10, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Oakdale All-Stars Tackle Southern Opposition

Top talent from across nearby Sac-Joaquin Section schools gathered at Golden Valley High on Friday, June 28, and gave four Oakdale High graduates a shot at one more game to represent the Mustangs. Oakdale and the North ultimately fell to Central Section schools on the South roster in an overtime thriller.

July 03, 2013 | | High School Sports


All-Stars Collide

Top talent from across nearby Sac-Joaquin Section schools gathered at Golden Valley High on Friday, June 28, gave four Oakdale High graduates a shot at one more game to represent the Mustangs. Oakdale and the North ultimately fell to Central Section schools on the South roster in an overtime thriller.

July 01, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


CAREER MUSTANG - Mustang Born, Mustang Bred Hondo Arpoika Will Be A Mustang Till’ The Day He’s Dead

Explosive displays of athleticism by 2013 Oakdale High graduate Hondo Arpoika are like a Karate Kid crane kick.

June 26, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR HIGH FLYER Gratigny Was Brilliant In 2012-13

She doesn't deny it.

June 19, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR CAPTAIN CLUTCH Machado Led Elite 2013 Field Of Athletes

If you play chess with 2013 Oakdale High graduate Eddie Machado, you had better not put him in check.

June 19, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


ALL-STAR BASEBALL - Oakdale Foursome Lead East Team To Victory

With direct sunlight now absent from the immaculate baseball diamond at John Thurman field on June 8, ninth-inning temperatures dipped from their previous 110-degree mark to a welcoming 85 degrees.

June 12, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


HAIL HANNAH! Freshman Discus Wonder Takes Seventh At State Track Meet

The easiest way to track the location of Oakdale High thrower Hannah Chappell at the 2013 California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships in Clovis was to listen closely to the murmuring whispers that followed her every move.

June 05, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


All Stars Slated For Looming Competition

Recent Oakdale High graduates have another chance to extend the legacy of their prep careers before leaving high school memories in their dust.

June 05, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Chappell 7th At State Track Meet

On June 1, Oakdale High freshman Hannah Chappell eclipsed the 134 foot mark four times and captured a boisterous 138-07 to end seventh in the discus finals at the California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships in Clovis.

June 03, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


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