Area sports

Lady Indians 3, Bunceton 2 Russellville traveled to Bunceton on Friday, pulling out the win in five sets.

California softball starts season 2-1

Marshall 12, Lady Pintos 7 California dropped its opening game of the Marshall tournament on Saturday, allowing eight runs in the third inning after jumping out to a 5-1 lead.

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Pintos can’t hang on late in the fourth quarter

BOONVILLE - The Pintos opened up their season in Boonville Friday night, falling 9-6 to the Pirates, off a last-minute touchdown.

Lack of offense hurts Pintos

BOONVILLE- Plain and simple: California’s offense couldn’t gain any traction in its 9-6 loss to Boonville Friday night at Gene Reagan Field.

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Missouri high school football for Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

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

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Goal remains the same for inexperienced Pintos

California returns just four total starters

It doesn’t matter to head football coach Marty Albertson how many starters the California Pintos have coming back. The goal is to win.

Tipton looks for winning football season

Several all-district players back

The Tipton Cardinals will look to use a strong defense to get back to their traditional winning ways this football season.

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Lady Pintos’ dress rehearsal saw positives and mistakes

California hosted a softball jamboree with Russellville and Eugene Saturday afternoon, giving the Lady Pintos live action heading into this Saturday’s season opener.

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Pintos prepare for season at jamboree

WARDSVILLE — Leading up to Friday night’s Jamboree at the Falcon Athletic Complex, California head coach Marty Albertson knew he’d see mistakes on both sides of the ball.

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Lady Pintos ready for season opener

After finishing last season tied for first place in the Tri-County Conference, head coach Julie Bailey hasn’t had to motivate the team to improve this year. The players do it themselves.

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Pintos must replace a lot to repeat success

While California will have to replace a lot of talent from last year’s team, that’s not stopping coach Marty Albertson from setting some lofty goals for his squad.

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Double-X finishes season

The final checkered flag has fallen at Double-X Speedway in California for 2015. All in attendance were “Racing for a Reason” to promote autism awareness. This event saw fundraising efforts to help provide funds for autism awareness, organized by sprint car driver T.J. Muths and his family.

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Lady Pintos play in softball Heartland World Series

Two members of the Lady Pintos softball team were invited to join the YES (Youth Excited about Sports) Fanatics softball team in Warrensburg during the summer. Braleigh and Paige Johnson - incoming sophomores at California High School - participated in the VIP Series C Heartland World Series in Overland Park, Kan., with the 14u team.

Lady Pintos look to improve this season

Progressing each day is the key for first year head coach Darrell Bolin and first year assistant coach Clair Lorenz, but that doesn’t necessarily mean on the field.

California implements new drug testing policy

California’s Superintendent of Schools, Dwight Sanders, and Athletic Director, Rick Edwards, addressed a large crowd at the high school’s Performing Arts Center regarding California’s new drug testing policy involving student athletes. The school board approved the new policy Wednesday, July 15, effective in September.