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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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Softball Mustangs Blast EU, Rocked By Kimball

It had to end sometime.

May 01, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Spring Sports Wrap - Freshman Thrower Highlights OHS Action

A herculean heave of the discus by Oakdale High freshman Hannah Chappell is the top headline amongst a heavy field of talented spring athletes at OHS. Following is a summary of recent results.

May 01, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Athlete of the Week - OHS Baseball

In a week where the top honor could have easily emerged from several spring sports athletes, the Oakdale High baseball team made it impossible to single out any individual. The team rallied behind tremendous pitching and timely hitting to complement flawless defense en route to back-to-back victories over previously unbeaten Manteca.

May 01, 2013 | | High School Sports


IN OR OUT

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE - The fate of Oakdale High's varsity girls soccer team will be decided during Tuesday's showdown, April 30, at rival Sonora.

April 29, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


RELAYS FOR LIFE

The situation was dire, but clear as the iridescent blue water contained within the Oakdale Aquatic Center on April 19.

April 24, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Conference Play Gets Interesting For OHS Athletes

It doesn't get much better than this.

April 24, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


WATER ROYALTY

The Sonora-Oakdale High rivalry has only one year left, and Mustang swimmers made the most of their most recent meeting with boys and girls victories on April 19 to award the program sole rights to the Valley Oak League boys title and a girls co-champoinship with Ripon.

April 22, 2013 | Report Abuse account | High School Sports


Lady Mustangs Stun Nationally-Ranked Sierra

If Oakdale High's varsity softball team had played Sierra's No. 17 nationally-ranked squad in the pages of a cascading flipbook on April 12, they wouldn't have had a chance.

April 17, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


School Of Hard Knocks - Softball Girls Swing To Sudden Success

Only Vizzini from the 1987 film The Princess Bride could accurately explain the latest escapades of Oakdale High's softball program.

April 10, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Mustangs Go 2-2 At Valley Christian Tournament

April games in the 2013 Crown Classic baseball tournament hosted by Valley Christian High were like dependable tires - no blowouts.

April 10, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Finney Pegged For All-Star Honor

The winter sport season lives for Oakdale High senior DeWayne Finney on April 13.

April 10, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Lady Mustangs Top Wildcats, Square Off With Kimball

With Sonora High soon bound for the Mother Lode League via Sac-Joaquin Section realignment, Oakdale squads need to get their licks in while they still can.

April 10, 2013 | Ike Dodson | High School Sports


Athlete of the Week - OHS Throwers

Just a few weeks into the spring season, Oakdale High track and field athletes have already heaved objects into oblivion. Varsity and junior varsity competitors have landed stunning marks, accolades and a bounty of medals during a host of nonleague action. While varsity stars Kyle Peterson and Hannah Chappell have soared to some of the best marks in the state, Oakdale's other throwers have followed suit with their own impressive tosses.

April 10, 2013 | | High School Sports


Athlete of the Week - Ericksen Dickens

The imposing form of Oakdale High senior first baseman Ericksen Dickens has loomed over Valley Oak League plates like an ominous shadow. The slugger has hit safely in each of Oakdale's four conference contests with two home runs and nine RBIs recorded.

April 03, 2013 | | High School Sports


Athlete of the Week - Jill Kahler

On an Oakdale High School girls soccer team loaded with underclassmen, nothing is more vital than the stellar play of OHS senior Jill Kahler. The talented forward has scored in bushels throughout the season and forced conference opponents to surrender goals her way in each league outing.

March 27, 2013 | | High School Sports


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