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Carquest Nationals Offer Draggin’ In The Desert

Carquest Nationals Offer Draggin’ In The Desert

Weather conditions for the 31st annual Carquest Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix, Arizona was comfortable and partly cloudy, producing some great on track performances. The conditions also brought out a...Read More
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Posted: Mar. 03, 2015 2:47 | Updated: Mar. 04, 2015 1:00

Third Place Showing For Oakdale Polo Club

Third Place Showing For Oakdale Polo Club

Competing in the United States Polo Association (USPA) Interscholastic Girls (seventh grade – 12th grade) division, Oakdale took third place overall at the Western Regional Tournament at Central Coast Polo Club in Los Osos, California. The team was in action Feb. 13 through 15 and played against Maui Makaha, Maui, Hawaii and Horse Park, Menlo Park, California. They placed third overall.

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Posted: Feb. 24, 2015 2:02 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Third Place Showing For Oakdale Polo Club Comments 0 Comments
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Great Weather, Great Performances Highlight NHRA Racing

Great Weather, Great Performances Highlight NHRA Racing

The 31st annual Carquest NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Motor Sports Park in Phoenix, Arizona, featured some strong performances throughout qualifying, thanks to some very good weather conditions. Just enough sun to put some heat in the track with some cloud cover to keep the temperatures in the optimal range for tuning performances in all the professional categories. The great weather also brought out huge crowds for the two qualifying days.

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Posted: Feb. 24, 2015 2:07 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 25, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Great Weather, Great Performances Highlight NHRA Racing Comments 0 Comments
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Former Champions Arise To Capture Season Opener

Former Champions Arise To Capture Season Opener

The sun spent most of the weekend shining down on the 55th annual Circle K Winternationals in Pomona as the NHRA Mello Yello kicked off the 2015 season with a near capacity crowd at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 2:26 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 18, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Former Champions Arise To Capture Season Opener Comments 0 Comments
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Fresno Center Hosts MMA Showcase Saturday

Fresno Center Hosts MMA Showcase Saturday

 

Life has not always been easy for Ryan “The Executioner” Tobar, but through the struggles, Tobar has become a star in both the octagon and in life.

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Posted: Feb. 10, 2015 1:21 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 11, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Fresno Center Hosts MMA Showcase Saturday Comments 0 Comments
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Optimal Conditions Produce Stellar NHRA Performances

Optimal Conditions Produce Stellar NHRA Performances

The 2015 NHRA Season opened with the 55th annual Circle K/NHRA Winter Nationals in Pomona at the LA County Fairplex. Throughout qualifying, 70 degree plus temperatures and overcast skies prevailed, producing some of the best conditions seen in a while for some great on track performances. But, just as the final rounds of professional qualifying arrived, the overcast skies turned into rain, cancelling the fourth and final qualifying session. Thus, the final elimination fields would be set after just three highly competitive sessions of qualifying.

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Posted: Feb. 10, 2015 1:25 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 11, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Optimal Conditions Produce Stellar NHRA Performances Comments 0 Comments
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2015 Motorsports Prepares For Thundering Season

2015 Motorsports Prepares For Thundering Season

The 2015 motorsports racing season looks to be very exciting for race fans. There are new racers popping up in and around the Stanislaus and San Joaquin County areas all the time.

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Posted: Feb. 03, 2015 3:26 p.m. | Updated: Feb. 04, 2015 1:00 a.m. | 2015 Motorsports Prepares For Thundering Season Comments 0 Comments
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Fishing Report

The first fishing advice I ever received was to be patient. I’m not sure if I even understood the word back then, I just knew that I was expected to wait for the fish to come to me. This time of year, I’m constantly reminded of that advice as the bites are usually harder to come by. There are a couple of things that I do to keep motivated when the fishing gets tough. I always bring a warm thermos of coffee. Just about the time frustration starts to set in, I pull out my thermos and warm ...

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Posted: Jan. 27, 2015 2:04 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Fishing Report Comments 0 Comments

Fishing Report

A lot of people that I’ve been talking to are concerned about the lack of rain we’ve had so far this season. Through writing this column, I’ve learned that there’s a definite pattern in the weather from year to year. It seems like every fourth year we have a similar dry spell and then all of a sudden, we are hit by a series of big storms that just about make up for all the lack of rain. Seven years ago the Delta along with other surrounding waterways had to be shut down as they were ...

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Posted: Jan. 20, 2015 12:14 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 21, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Fishing Report Comments 0 Comments
Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014

Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014

Wyatt Hansen is a sophomore at Oakdale Charter High School. He is a normal teenager who attends classes, has homework and daily chores. What separates Hansen from other high school kids his age is that he is already an established rodeo star. Hansen competes in calf roping and team roping.

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Posted: Jan. 13, 2015 12:19 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 14, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Hansen Roped In Thousands In 2014 Comments 0 Comments
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Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore

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Posted: Jan. 06, 2015 5:49 p.m. | Updated: Jan. 07, 2015 1:00 a.m. | Oakdale’s Sports Year In Review Features Highlights Galore Comments 0 Comments
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