• Softball Camp (for grades 3-12) June 2-6 at Cargill Fields (gr. 3-5, 3:30-5 p.m.; gr. 6-8, 5-6:30 p.m.; gr. 9-12, 7-9 p.m.)
Sports physicals needed to participate in high school sports and camps will be given at the Moniteau County Health Center at 401 Francis Street, California, on the following dates:
Five members of the California High School varsity track team competed at the MSHSAA Class 3 State Track Championships Friday-Saturday (May 30-31) at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, where junior Nathan Squires garnered All-State honors as he placed seventh in the Shot Put event Saturday with 50'6.25".
The annual California High School Track and Field Awards Banquet was held May 27 at the high school commons, where athletes, coaches, family and friends gathered for a dinner and awards ceremony to reflect on the 2014 season.
After 16 years as the head track coach at California High School, Rick Edwards, California, is leaving the position (as well as his position as sixth-grade Social Studies teacher at California Middle School) to take on a couple of new roles. He will start off the 2014-15 school year as the new CMS Assistant Principal and athletic director for the California R-I School District.
The May 25 edition of Sunday Night Thunder at the Double-X Speedway, California, was the 'Tribute to Jesse and Daniel,' the annual race in memory of the late Jesse Hockett and Daniel McMillan, two beloved members of the racing family who called the California track home.
It was another night of 'Sunday Night Thunder' at the Double-X Speedway, California, June 1, with feature events in the Street Stock division, Hobby Stocks, 600cc Micro Sprints, and the 360 Winged Sprints.
Five members of the Jamestown C-I varsity baseball team and five members of the Prairie Home R-V baseball team were recently named to the 2014 CCAA All-Conference baseball teams.
The California Middle School track team competed at the middle school conference meet May 12 at Osage, where a number of CMS athletes were top finishers.
The ninth annual California Last-Day-of-School Pool Party was held for California R-I students in grades pre-k through 12 Wednesday, May 21, at the California Country Club, where approximately 90 children enjoyed an afternoon of swimming, music, food and games, including a sponge relay race, marshmallow toss, and vertical bucket toss.
Area high school track athletes competed at Class 3 Sectionals Saturday at Eldon, and Class 1-2 state track championships Friday-Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, where a number were top finishers. (The top four finishers at sectionals qualify to advance to the state championships, and the top eight at state earn All-State honors.)
The California High School Pintos Basketball Clinic will be held Tuesday, May 27, through Friday, May 30, at California High School for boys who will be in grades 7-12 in the upcoming school year (2014-15).
The Russellville Indians defeated Father Tolton 3-2 in eight innings Saturday in the first round of the Class 2 District 8 Baseball Tournament at New Bloomfield to advance to semifinals Monday night, where the Indians suffered a 10-7 loss to top-seeded Linn to end the season.
The California High School varsity and JV boys' golf teams wrapped up the 2014 season at the annual CHS Golf Banquet held Thursday at Pizza Hut, California.
Six members of the Jamestown varsity track team competed at the Class 1 Sectionals track meet Saturday at Central Methodist University, Fayette, where two finished in the top four of their event to advance to the Class 1 State Track Championships Saturday, May 24, at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.