STAMPEDE SCRIMMAGE DAY
This past weekend the Oakdale Stampede hosted the Cen-Cal Youth Football Round Robin scrimmage. Local teams from the league came to the new field inside The Corral at Oakdale High School. Players at all levels suited up and played one another in the scrimmage action, which lasted throughout the day on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The Stampede opens play this weekend on the road against the Manteca Buffaloes. Rookies take the field at 9 a.m., followed by the Peewee game scheduled for 11 a.m.
Junior Varsity action is scheduled to kick off at 1 p.m. and the defending Super Bowl champion Varsity Stampede team kickoff is at 3 p.m.
The games will be played at Manteca High School, 450 E. Yosemite Ave. in Manteca. Week three is Oakdale’s home opener against the Pride. That game will be held inside the Corral on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Turlock defenders had a hard time bringing down this varsity runner in Stampede scrimmage play on Saturday. LEADER PHOTOS BY DENNIS D. CRUZ
Young Stampede player Dallas Dart, 10, made big plays during the Round Robin on Saturday, including this touchdown. Members of the Stampede junior varsity defense had to gang tackle this Pride runner.
Oakdale’s varsity offensive line for the Stampede is ready to go to work this season. Ready to snap the ball here is center Bradley Joseph, 55.