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Area softball

Prep softball from around the area.

Area golf

Golf results from the Sectional Tournaments on Monday

Area basketball

Junior high basketball scores from around the area.

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Missouri high school football for Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Check this web page to access the day's high school football schedules, gametime updates and final scores.

Prep Football: California looks to slow Blair Oaks

California has the Tri-County Conference’s best scoring defense, and Blair Oaks is home to the best scoring offense.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 3, 2015

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.

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Regular passenger and freight service began here Oct. 2, 1865

The railway that crosses Missouri — and through California — sent its first commercial passenger train the full 283 miles from St. Louis to Kansas City 150 years ago Friday.

This week in sports

Games and times for local sports this week.

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‘Candles for Kaleb’ scheduled for today in Russellville

“Candles for Kaleb,” a candlelight memorial service for Kaleb Libbert will begin at 8 p.m. today at the Russellville High School baseball/softball field.

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California joins Global Week of Student Prayer

California R-I students joined other across the nation in the 25th year of “See You at the Pole.”

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CHS fall vocal concert

The Fall Concert was presented by the California High School Choral Department in the auditorium Sunday, Sept. 27. The event included performances by Sounds of Joy and the Mixed Choir, with a fundraiser pie auction between the performances of the two groups. The event was conducted by Vocal Music Director Michele Bilyeu, accompanied by Lisa Bleich.

CPI ‘Wine, Dine and Win’ event upcoming

The annual “Wine, Dine and Win” CPI fundraiser is coming to town soon. Saturday, Oct. 17, is the date for the big event, which will be in the historic Old Town area of California, at the California Event Center, at 507B North High Street.

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California second graders visit city hall

The California Elementary second grade students were informed about the working of the city government Friday, Sept. 25, during a visit to California City Hall and a mock city council meeting in the Council Chamber.

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New restaurant opens in California

Newly opened at 101 East Buchanan Street is a new restaurant, Karl’s Pizza & Wings.

Street west of Tipton school one-way

The Tipton R-VI School Board approved, after discussion, making the street west of the school one way from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Gutsy call gives California the win against Southern Boone

Facing a fourth-and-seven on Southern Boone’s 49-yard line with the 13-12 lead late in the fourth quarter, the logical play was to punt the ball and let the Pintos’ defense get another stop to finish off the Eagles.

Mouse shines on both sides of the ball

Senior wide receiver and free safety Landon Mouse had a hand full of game-changing plays on offense and on defense Friday night.

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Lady Eagles hit past California

JAMESTOWN — It took Jamestown’s offense an inning to get started, but when the Lady Eagles did, they didn’t let up on their way to a 13-3 win against California in five innings on senior night.

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Eugene downs Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE — The Lady Indians suffered another setback Thursday night, falling to Eugene in straight sets (25-15, 25-13) at Russellville High School during their Relay for Riley event.

Area golf

SEDALIA — Sophie Brant and Renee Roberts have both qualified for the sectional tournament next week, earning top-5 honors in the process Monday at the Class 1, District 5 Tournament at Sedalia Country Club.

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