For over 20 years, Big Time Wrestling has entertained Bay Area crowds. On Saturday night, Dec. 3 Big Time Wrestling invades Livingston at Livingston High School. The respectable independent wrestling show will bring their roster to the area for 'Holiday Havok.'
November 30, 2016|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
The Oakdale Swim Masters will be hosting a swim fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 3 at Oakdale High School. The event will be a cancer awareness fundraiser at the Aquatic Center. It will be associated with the Fattal Foundation to help current patients and their families. There will be over 30 adults and youth swimmers participating throughout the day. The event is scheduled to start at 8 a.m.
For the third time in seven years, the Oakdale Stampede earned the title "Super Bowl Champions." This past Saturday the team knocked off Manteca 44-24 in the CenCal 2016 Super Bowl at Golden Valley High School in Merced.
The top seeded Oakdale Mustangs survived an early 16-7 first quarter deficit, falling behind early against eighth seeded Vista del Lago 63-35 on Friday night. But once they got on track, nothing could slow down Oakdale, as they took a 63-35 victory off the field. The Mustangs hosted the Eagles in the quarterfinal round of the 2016 CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs at The Corral.
November 23, 2016|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
Members of the Oakdale High School varsity girls water polo team and coach Diane Kline pose proudly with their Sac-Joaquin Section Division I runner-up plaque after the Section final contest on Nov. 12. It was the first season the girls were placed in D-I for the playoffs and they battled to an outstanding second place finish.
Take a short ride out to the OHS softball fields in the evening, and chances are you'll see a gaggle of young girls running bases, perfecting their batting, and practicing the fundamentals of the game of softball. Youth girls from Oakdale and surrounding communities have been playing for the Oakdale Heat, a travel softball team based out of Oakdale.
One of the many things that I've learned over the years is to not assume that there aren't any dishonest people around the many marinas and businesses that I visit. One of the toughest lessons that I learned while out fishing was coming back to my boat's trailer that had been stripped of its axle and wheels. I'm not sure if it's changed over the years, but I remember leaving my things out in the open without worrying about someone stealing it, especially while at the lake. Those times have changed. I don't know ...
Thanksgiving, as we know it in the United States has deep roots in the history of our culture. It was first celebrated by the Pilgrims in the Fall of 1621 so they could give thanks for surviving their first year in the new world. In 1789 President George Washington proclaimed a national day of thanks and in 1863 President Abe Lincoln first made Thanksgiving a National Holiday. Probably more than any of the others, two specific thoughts stand out in relation to Thanksgiving and the outdoors. First is how it emphasizes the extent to which we are still dependent upon ...
Big Time Wrestling has entertained Bay Area crowds for more than 20 years. Now, they are making a trip to the Central Valley. On Saturday, Dec. 3 Big Time Wrestling will put on a show at Livingston High School. The independent wrestling show will bring their roster to the area for 'Holiday Havok.'
The Oakdale Stampede varsity is one win away from winning the Super Bowl. The second seeded Stampede went to Atwater to take on the top seeded Thunder this past Saturday in the AFC Championship game. The Stampede silenced the Thunder 55-8 in the contest. In week three, the Thunder defeated Oakdale 28-14. Oakdale finished the regular season with a 9-1 overall record, tied with the Thunder.
They say all good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for the Oakdale varsity girls water polo team, their reign as three-time defending CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Champions came to end as they fell to Davis Sr. High, 20-5, in the Division I finals on Saturday, Nov. 12.
November 16, 2016|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
Modesto Junior College Cross Country Team invites anyone looking for some exercise before their Thanksgiving Day dinner to participate in the 17th Annual Modesto Turkey Trot and Gobbler Walk on Thursday, Nov. 24 at the Tuolumne River Regional Park in Modesto.
For the first time in school history, the Oakdale girls tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Championships. Coming off their 7-2 win over Patterson in the first round of the Division III tournament, Oakdale hit a major stumbling block when they took on River City on Monday, Nov. 7. The girls lost 8-1 in the semifinals.