CALIFORNIA — Double-X Speedway was able to thwart the efforts of mother nature and hosted the 2015 edition of “The Tribute to Jesse and Freddie” Sunday night. The annual event was originally scheduled for Memorial Day weekend. But that event was washed out and re-scheduled for Father’s Day, which was quite fitting as they were not only able to honor Jesse Hockett but were also able to honor the “Father of Double-X” Freddie Hohman on this special event.
RUSSELLVILLE — It wasn’t that long ago when a parent-led group got the green light to continue to build a Missouri High School Athletic Association football team at Russellville, and last Friday night, football was played under the lights at Russellville High School.
All State selections of the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association.
Upon exchanging an email with California track coach Jonathan Lindquist, besides the actual message he sent, the first thing you notice is his, “Proud Father, Proud Coach,” signature.
CALIFORNIA — After posting a 21-4 record in the 2014-15 campaign, California must now fill the most important spot on its bench.
All-District and All-Conference for California, Jamestown and Russellville baseball was announced.
It’s hard to imagine a half-century has passed since the California basketball team played for a state championship. What’s harder to believe is the coach who led that team still remembers well what made the Pintos exceptional that season.
The Russellville BETA Club will have a 5K Color Dash and the Russellville football boosters will host a fundraiser.
JEFFERSON CITY — Audrey Pickering and Nathan Squires swept the Class 3 shot put events this weekend, earning the title State Champions. Squires’ first-place finish helped the Pintos claim fourth place overall in Class 3.
With California and Liberty: Mountain View tied for fourth in the Class 3 standings with just one event left, Nathan Squires of California and Liberty’s Cale Cornman battled it out in shot put to break the tie.
At the event's conclusion on Saturday
Here are the results for statewide competitors at the conclusion Saturday of the Class 3, 4 and 5 Missouri State High School Activities Association Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City.
Down to her last throw and fighting her nerves Friday, California’s Audrey Pickering was less than two inches from a state title in the Class 3 girls shot put.
Here are the results and remaining schedule for area athletes competing in the Class 3, 4 and 5 Missouri State High School Activities Association Track and Field Championships, which will conclude today at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.
COLUMBIA —At first, it wasn’t hard to see the frustration and sadness from the Jamestown players, coaches and fans after its 11-2 loss to New Franklin Monday in the sectional round, just two wins away from the state final four.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The Pinto boys’ track team continues to have a successful season, winning the Sectionals Track Meet Saturday in Blue Springs. California advanced to the Missouri High School Activities Association State Track Meet in 14 events for the boys and two events for the girls.