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Athlete of the week - Oakdale Water Polo Club

Athlete of the week - Oakdale Water Polo Club

Athlete of the Week - Oakdale Water Polo Club
Oakdale Leader
The summer of 2011 has broken new waves for the sport of water polo in the Oakdale community. For the first time in city history, 14-and-under and 12-and-under squads have seen huge participation during summer play. This stellar program progresses the ...

'Green' playground to be unveiled in Turlock Saturday

'Green' playground to be unveiled in Turlock Saturday

TURLOCK - GOT MILK? and Sunnyside Farms will donate an environmentally friendly playground in Turlock to demonstrate their support for healthy, strong families and green projects. More than 41,000 milk jugs were recycled to create a tan and green-colored, state-of-the-art children't playground at Bristol Park, replacing a nearly 20-year-old structure.

A celebration will be held on Saturday, July 16, at the park located at 2500 Castleview Drive, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Community members are invited to help put the finishing installment touches on the green playground. A free BBQ lunch will be provided for all volunteers. The event will culiminate with a ribbon cutting ceremony with local and state officials.

Athlete of the week - Soren Dickens

Athlete of the week - Soren Dickens

Athlete of the Week - Soren Dickens
Oakdale Leader
A “hat trick” is a term normally reserved for three scores in soccer, but Oakdale youth swimmer Soren Dickens nabbed the pool version of this feat by winning three events at the Speedo International Swim Meet at Ft Lauderdale, Florida in late June. ...
 

Turlockers fill up All-Star baseball rosters

Turlockers fill up All-Star baseball rosters

Turlockers fill up All-Star baseball rosters
The Turlock Journal
MODESTO — On Saturday, John Thurman Field, home of the Modesto Nuts, was covered with Turlock baseball products. Occasionally, the field and dugout had Turlock influences. And the stands, especially during the large-school game, ...

Tritons get top scores at home

Tritons get top scores at home

Tritons get top scores at home
Tracy Press
by Tracy Press staff The Tracy Tritons swim team outscored Mid-Valley Swim League rivals Oakdale and Turlock on Saturday, June 18, at West High's Pinkie Phillips Aquatics Center. The Tritons collected 1086½ teams points, dwarfing Oakdale's 315½ and ...

Summer camp fun without the sleeping bag

Summer camp fun without the sleeping bag

Time For Adventure - Summer Camp Fun Without The Sleeping Bag
Oakdale Leader
There is a cure, however, for the summertime doldrums in Oakdale. Getting the kids off the couch and involved with structured fun and (gasp) educational activities, as well as some good, old-fashioned playtime is what one program offers. ...

Athlete of the week - Dustin VandenBosch

Athlete of the week - Dustin VandenBosch

Athlete Of The Week - Dustin VandenBosch
Oakdale Leader
One of the closest races in the Oakdale Invitational on June 11 was a tight thriller in the 9-10 50 meter breast stroke, when Dustin VandenBosch of the Oakdale Gators out-touched the second place finisher by just five one hundredths of a second to win ...