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Pintos and Lady Pintos host next week’s California Basketball Tournament

The California boys and girls basketball teams, both of which played numerous December tournaments and shootouts on the road, will get a chance to show their hospitality next week.

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Concussions: ‘Awareness, Education & Recognition’ vital to limiting serious head injuries in athletics

One minute, Kelsey Roush was going full throttle on the basketball court, playing tenacious defense and chasing down rebounds with reckless abandonment.

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Lady Pintos top Centralia 53-38 at MRMC Shootout in Moberly

The California girls basketball team continued its upward trend Monday night, putting together another solid performance with a 53-38 victory over Centralia at the MRMC Shootout at Moberly Area Community College.

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2014 Media All-State football teams, Class 3

First Team offense All-Purpose: Jaden Barr, California, sr., 6-0, 180.

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Pintos deliver early Christmas present to their coach, remain unbeaten heading into holiday break

With the holiday season approaching, California boys basketball coach Blair Scanlon made one request to his players heading into last week’s Linn Invitational.

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Lady Pintos keep Hermann scoreless in second quarter, hold on for 49-39 victory at Shootout

You can preach a message until the cows come home, but sometimes it takes more than words to get your point across.

California boys, Jamestown boys pick up wins at Missouri National Guard Shootout

The California boys basketball team got a win - and a little revenge - at Saturday’s National Guard Shootout in Jefferson City.

Lady Panthers get statement win to claim Pilot Grove Tournament championship

The Prairie Home girls basketball team got the “signature” win it was seeking at last week’s Pilot Grove Tournament.

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Lady Pintos lose control in third quarter, fall to Plato 60-51

The California girls basketball team learned another tough lesson Thursday night in a 60-51 loss to the visiting Plato Lady Eagles.

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Pintos honored on MFCA All-State and All-District football teams

With the Missouri Football Coaches Association preparing to vote on the Class 3 All-State teams, California senior running back Walker Borghardt made sure his head coach, Marty Albertson, had extra incentive heading into the process.

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Pintos head in the right direction, improve to 3-0 after convincing win over Russellville

California head coach Blair Scanlon had a message for his boys basketball players after Friday night’s 62-43 victory over Russellville. To sum up that message: There’s still room for improvement.

Eagles strengthen basketball schedule, hope for district title run

JAMESTOWN - With season No. 1 under his belt, Jamestown boys basketball head coach Brannon Bartlett wants to raise the expectations even higher for his program.

Cardinals eager for redemption after tough finish last season

TIPTON - After suffering a heartbreaking defeat to end last season, the Tipton boys basketball players still have a bitter taste in their mouths.

Pintos will try to shake off early-season rust, still expect to compete for conference and

California head coach Blair Scanlon puts different expectations on his boys basketball team from one month to the next.

Young Pintos keep high expectations for girls basketball season

Coaches often avoid the word “rebuilding” when sizing up their chances before a new season, but with a young roster and some key injuries, that may be the case for the California girls basketball team.