Stories by April
The American Cancer Society 13th Annual Relay For Life of Moniteau County will get underway at 6 p.m. Friday at the Moniteau County Fairgrounds, California.
Russellville High School senior Chandler Wolf and junior Clayton Meyer were recently named to the Class 2 MHSBCA (Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association) All-State baseball teams.
CHS boys track records needed
California Roller Rink closes
The annual Pinto Baseball Reception was held May 21 at California High School, where members of the CHS varsity and JV baseball teams were recognized for their individual contributions and achievements throughout the 2013 season.
The annual California High School Track Banquet was held May 22 at the CHS Commons, where athletes were recognized for their individual achievements throughout the 2013 season.
The Biggest Loser Spring 2013 Contest was held in California April 3-May 22, where area participants paired up in teams of two (a total of 13 teams) to compete to lose the most weight and ultimately win the grand prize.
After defeating #3 seeded Linn 10-4 to snag the Class 2 District 8 title May 15 at New Bloomfield, the top-seeded Russellville Indians were riding high. And they continued to ride that wave as Russellville defeated Harrisburg 5-2 at Class 2 Sectionals May 21.
Four members of the California High School varsity track team competed at the Class 3 State Track and Field Championships Friday-Saturday, May 24-25, at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, where junior Sydney Deeken claimed wins in the Triple Jump and the Long Jump events to grab the gold, and All-State honors.
A total of 15 seniors received their diplomas at the 2013 Prairie Home R-V Graduation ceremony Sunday afternoon in the school gymnasium.
The annual California High School Pinto Golf Banquet was held Thursday at Pizza Hut, California, where members of the varsity and JV boys’ golf teams, Coach Doug Miller, and family and friends gathered to reflect on the 2013 season.
A total of six seniors were presented diplomas at the Jamestown C-I 2013 Graduation ceremony Friday night in the school gymnasium.
Russellville senior Chandler Wolf competed at the Class 1 State Golf Championships May 13-14 at Silo Ridge Golf Club, Bolivar, where he finished in a tie for 26th place individually with 172.
The Russellville High School varsity baseball team faced #3 seeded Linn in the championship game of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament May 15 at New Bloomfield, where the top-seeded Indians defeated the Wildcats 10-4 to capture the district title.
Sports physicals for student athletes will be offered at California High School 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, by Dr. Tim Galbraith.
After finishing in the top four of their event at the Class 3 District 5 Track Meet May 11 at Adkins Stadium, Jefferson City, a number of California High School athletes earned All-District honors and qualified to advance to Class 3 Sectionals Saturday at Ozark High School, where four CHS tracksters finished in the top four of their event to advance to the Class 3 State Track Championships Friday-Saturday (May 24-25) at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
The annual California High School Woodworking Open House was held Thursday, May 16, at the CHS Industrial Arts/Agriculture Building, where projects students worked on throughout the school year were showcased.
Russellville High School track team members competed at the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships Friday-Saturday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, where many finished in the top eight of their event in a field of 16 competitors to earn All-State honors.
The California High School varsity track team competed at the Class 3 District 5 Track and Field Championships Saturday, May 11, at Adkins Stadium, Jefferson City, where the top four finishers in each event earned All-District honors and qualified to advance to Class 3 Sectionals Saturday, May 18, at Ozark High School.
The California High School varsity baseball team faced the #4 seeded Centralia Panthers Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3 District 8 Baseball Tournament at North Callaway, where the #5 seeded Pintos suffered a 12-10 loss to end the season.
Prairie Home senior Trevor Huth and Jamestown freshman Mickayla Strother competed at the Class 1 Sectional Track Meet Saturday, May 11, at Boonville, where Huth finished in the top four of his event to earn All-District honors and advance to the Class 1 State Track and Field Championships May 17-18 at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
A number of Russellville High School athletes competed at the Class 2 Sectional Track and Field Meet Saturday at Boonville, where the top four finishers of each event qualified to advance to the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships May 17-18 at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
The Jamestown varsity baseball team faced the #3 seeded Calvary Lutheran Lions Saturday in the first round of the Class 1 District 10 Tournament at New Franklin, where the #6 seeded Eagles captured a 4-3 win.
The Prairie Home varsity baseball team faced the #4 seeded Bunceton Dragons Saturday in first-round action at the Class 1 District 10 Tournament at New Franklin, where the #5 seeded Panthers suffered a loss, 11-6.
Two Jamestown athletes and one Prairie Home athlete were among the top four finishers in their event at the Class 1 District 5 Track Meet Monday at Marshall, to earn All-District honors and advance to Class 1 Sectionals Saturday, May 11, at Boonville.
The California High School varsity track team competed at the Tri-County Conference Meet April 30 at Eldon, where a total of 14 California athletes were among the top three finishers in their event to earn All-Conference honors.
The Double-X Speedway, California, will open the 2013 racing season on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12.
The Jamestown C-1 varsity track team competed at the CCAA Conference Track Meet April 23 at Boonville, where freshman Mickayla Strother was named conference MVP, and the Lady Eagles finished in second place.
The California High School Pinto Basketball Clinic will be held May 20-24 for boys who will be in grades 5-12 in the upcoming school year (2013-14).
The Russellville High School varsity track team competed at the Class 2 District 3 Track Meet Saturday at Cuba, where the Lady Indians finished in third place with 113 points.
The California High School varsity boys golf team competed at the Class 2 District 4 Golf Tournament April 30 at Redfield Golf Course, Eugene, where though the Pintos finished in seventh place with 398, California's Tyler Elliott and Curtis Lehman finished in the top 15 individually to qualify to advance to Class 2 Sectionals Monday at Norwood Golf Course, Hannibal.
The Russellville High School varsity baseball team traveled to Eugene Thursday, where the Indians defeated the Eagles 12-2.
When it comes to her job as the California High School Principal's Secretary, Kathy Blakely said it is the students who make the difference for her each day.
Pintos take two
Tri-County Conference Tournament
The Moniteau County Hope Warriors Relay for Life team will host the second annual PAWS For A Cure Walk 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, May 4, at Proctor Park.
Co-Mo Electric Cooperative will officially open the doors to its new Operations Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to its Annual Meeting May 23.
The Jamestown C-1 School FFA will host a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the greenhouse at the school.
Queen and king candidates for the 2013 California High School Prom moments before the crowning Saturday night, from left, are Taylor Bleich and Courtland Gerhart, Cheyenne Doughty and Dakota Harris, and Alayna York and Jacob Kueffer. York and Kueffer were ultimately crowned queen and king.
The California High School baseball teams hosted Warsaw Monday night at the California Sports Complex, where the Pintos lost a close contest to the Wildcats 8-6.
The California High School boys golf teams hosted Tipton and Mexico Monday afternoon, April 22, at the California Country Club, where the Pintos finished the varsity match in third place with 185.
Deeken sets new Long Jump record
Golf competition held April 10
Pintos take down Indians
The California High School varsity baseball team traveled to Russellville Tuesday, April 9, where the Pintos captured a win.
Pintos pack six games in a week
Cole County takes first at County Cup, Moniteau County places second
California High School choral students who received a I Rating at the District music competition March 23 at Jefferson City to advance to the State music competition April 25 at Columbia, front row, from left, are Ana Strickfaden, Audrey Imhoff, Alysha Mettle, Madison Henry, Erin VanDieren, Miranda Matthews, Paige Cox, Savannah Jungmeyer, Taylor Bleich and Alex Pace; middle row, Lindsey Morris, Abby Lueckenotte, Abbie Bilyeu, Courtney Kilmer, Ashtyn Goans, Caitlin Meyer, Adrienne Strickfaden, Katie Imhoff and Rozalyn Martensen; back row, Jordan Brizendine, Brandon Embry, John Wolken, Tyler Small, Tristan Opperman and Tyler Silvey. Libby Martin and Kamryn Koetting were not present.
The California Pinto baseball teams hosted Clinton Thursday at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a 15-2 loss to the Cardinals.
The California Pintos hosted Hallsville Tuesday, April 2, where the varsity lost 8-2 to the Indians.