With the first home game of the 2014 football season just around the corner for the California Pintos, eyes are on the construction site at the "new and improved" football field adjacent to the high school on 50 Highway. Some are wondering, "Will it be done in time?"
More than 400 children, and one special guest from the North Pole, attended the fifth annual Moniteau County Back to School Fair Saturday at California High School.
Race fans were treated to a new group of competitors Sunday night at the Double-X Speedway via the Battle of the Badges race that consisted of drivers from law enforcement agencies all across the state. Also on the card were the Street Stocks, Hobby Stocks and Winged Sprints.
Phillips Funeral Home, California, recently donated a JUGS Football Machine to the California High School Football Program.
The Prairie Home R-V Board of Education met Wednesday, July 16, for regular session. Old business items discussed included the plan to pour the foundation for a bus barn with help from the community, which means finding a time when everyone can be brought together to do it. Also discussed was the new driveway entrances.
The annual California High School Pinto Football Camp was held last week, July 21-24, at Riley Field, where approximately 52 boys in grades 9-12 were in attendance.
Current point standings in the Men's Golf League, which alternates play at the Tipton Country Club and the California Country Club, as of July 23 are as follows.
Volunteers with the 3MT Lifechangers were in the area last week to provide work for houses in California and surrounding areas.
Central Methodist University quarterback Kaleb Borghardt was just announced as a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team -- the most prestigious off-the-field honor in college football.
The Wizards 14U baseball team, which consists of many local players, participated in the 14U USSSA World Series in Lenexa, Kan., for five days, where they ultimately lost the championship game 3-0.