The annual California High School Pintos Football Camp was held last week, June 2-5, where approximately 50 boys in grades 9-12 were in attendance.
The annual California Middle School Basketball Camp for girls in grades 7-8 was held last week, June 2-5, at the middle school gym, where approximately 25 attended.
• Open swim - 12-6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday; 12-8 p.m. Friday; and 12-7 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $1 and concessions are available.
Three members of the Russellville High School varsity baseball team were recently named to the 2014 Show Me Conference baseball teams.
T-Ball Teams 1. Central Bank- Coach T.J. White 2. Jerrod Leathers Farm Bureau Insurance - Coach Shawn Bax 3. Lewis Hybrids - Coach Eric Maness 4. New Creation Automotive - Coach Kelly Hogan 5. Something Sassy - Coaches Bob Sumner & Sean Farmer 6. Chamber of Commerce - Coach Heath Ringwald 7. Hawthorn Bank - Coaches Bryan Lawson & Chase Trimble 8. Spieler's Inc. - Coaches Brandon Dunham & Chris Dunham 9. American Family Insurance - Coach Matt Pardoe
• 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.