Stories by April
Russellville knocks out Tipton
Lady Pintos fall in semifinal round of district play
Pintos fall to top seed
District Play for area teams
Russellville Boys The Indians were on the road Tuesday, Feb. 18, where they suffered a 60-40 loss to New Bloomfield.
Deeken and Brant crowned queen and king Friday night
The California Pintos hosted Blair Oaks for Senior Night Tuesday, Feb. 18, where they defeated the Falcons 63-55 to pocket a conference win.
Despite the absence of starters Sydney Deeken and Kelsey Roush, the California Lady Pintos trotted to a 59-32 win against Eugene in the first round of the Class 3 District 8 Tournament Monday night at Blair Oaks High School, Wardsville.
California hosted Tipton for Courtwarming Friday night at California High School, where the Pintos defeated the Cardinals 59-38. This was also the Pintos' final games of the regular season.
The California Pintos hosted Blair Oaks for Senior Night Thursday, where they lost a close contest, and the Tri-County Conference title, to the Lady Falcons, 63-60.
The California Pintos were on the road Wednesday night, where they suffered a 71-54 loss to the Iberia Rangers.
California hosted Blair Oaks for Senior Night Tuesday, Feb. 18, where the Pintos came away with a 63-55 victory.
After a win at Warsaw Feb. 11, the California Pintos played back-to-back games Friday and Saturday where they captured two more wins to wrap up a busy but successful week.
The California Lady Pintos hosted Mexico Feb. 11, where they defeated the Lady Bulldogs 56-21.
Russellville Girls The Lady Indians hosted Versailles Feb. 3, where they captured a 66-32 win from the Lady Tigers.
The California High School varsity boys and JV girls basketball teams hosted Pilot Grove Saturday, where the Pintos captured a 79-61 victory, while the Lady Pintos lost 46-31 to the Lady Tigers.
Jamestown hosted Bunceton for the 2014 Jamestown C-I Homecoming Friday night, where the Eagles defeated the Dragons 73-25.
The California Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team wrapped up the 2013 season with a 23-19 win at Sedalia Jan. 28, followed by a 33-19 loss to an undefeated Osage at home Jan. 30, to end the season 11-3.
The California Lady Pintos hosted Eldon Friday night, where they defeated the Lady Mustangs 52-45 to pocket another conference win.
The California Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team hosted Osage for the Lady Pintos' final game of the season and Eighth Grade Night Jan. 30, where they defeated the Lady Indians 36-14 to end the season with just two losses, 13-2.
After a loss to North Callaway in the opening round of the Southern Boone Classic Thursday night at Ashland, the California Pintos defeated Linn Friday, followed by a win against Fatima Saturday to secure a fifth place finish in the tourney.
The Russellville Indians traveled to Tuscumbia Friday, where they suffered a 60-34 loss to the Lions.
The California Pintos hosted Boonville Jan. 28, where they captured a 74-47 win from the Pirates.
Prairie Home girls The Lady Panthers defeated Malta Bend 59-11 at the CCAA Conference Tournament Jan. 28 at Higbee.
After defeating fifth-seeded Versailles in the first round of the Russellville Tournament Jan. 27, then falling to third-seeded Father Tolton in overtime in the second round Tuesday, second-seeded Russellville faced Versailles once again, this time in the contest for third place Thursday night, where the Lady Indians captured a 41-40 win.
After defeating sixth-seeded Warsaw Jan. 27 in the first round of the Russellville Tournament, the top-seeded Lady Pintos faced fourth-seeded Belle Jan. 28 in the second round, where California came from behind at the half to pull off a 40-35 win.
The Russellville Girls First Annual Basketball Tournament wrapped up Thursday night at Russellville High School, where Father Tolton defeated California 49-44 to secure the championship.
The California Pinto basketball teams hosted Versailles Friday night, where the varsity lost a hard-fought conference game to the Tigers, 76-52.
Russellville boys The Indians traveled to Prairie Home Friday night where they won a close contest against the Panthers, 53-52, in overtime, thanks to Coy Bond, who sank a game-winning shot with 12 seconds left to play.
The California Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team came away from the Versailles Tournament last week with the championship, after defeating the host 51-13 Friday night.
The California Lady Pinto basketball teams were on the road Wednesday, Jan. 22, for games at Hallsville, where the varsity defeated the Lady Indians for a big conference win, 52-42.
The California Middle School eighth grade girls basketball team participated in the Eldon Tournament last week, Jan. 21-25, where the Lady Pintos ultimately won the tourney championship after defeating Osage, Warsaw and Eldon.
The California girls basketball teams hosted Fatima Thursday, where the varsity Lady Pintos suffered a 53-44 loss to the Lady Comets.
Prairie Home's varsity girls and boys basketball teams hosted Jamestown for Homecoming Friday night, where the Lady Panthers captured a 56-51 win, while the Panthers suffered a 46-28 loss to the Eagles. The theme for the PHS Homecoming was Dr. Seuss.
Wednesday, Feb. 5: 6 p.m. - Fatima vs. Blair Oaks.
After swapping the lead back and forth with Fatima in the first half of Saturday's championship game at the California 80th Annual Boys Basketball Tournament, the Pintos stepped up their game in the third quarter to change the pace and ultimately clench the title, the Pintos' first in 25 years at the California Tourney.
The California Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team traveled to Boonville Wednesday, Jan. 15, where the young Pintos captured a 55-37 win to move to 7-1 on the season. This was Boonville's first loss of the season.
Jan. 27-30 at Russellville High School Seeding: 1. California; 2. Russellville; 3. Father Tolton; 4. Belle; 5. Versailles; and 6. Warsaw.
Russellville boys The Indians played Montgomery City in the first round of the South Callaway Tournament Jan. 13 at Mokane, where Russellville suffered a 96-40 loss.
After defeating seventh-seeded Southern Boone in the first round of the California 20th Annual Girls Basketball Tournament Jan. 13, second-seeded California lost a hard-fought battle to third-seeded Jefferson City in overtime, 38-36, in the semifinal round Wednesday.
The California Lady Pintos faced Jefferson City in the semifinal round of the California 20th Annual Girls Basketball Tournament Wednesday night, where the second-seeded Lady Pintos lost a hard-fought battle to the third-seeded Lady Jays in overtime, 38-36.
California faced Southern Boone Tuesday night in first-round action at the California 80th Annual Basketball Tournament, where the Pintos captured a 74-52 win.
Prairie Home boys The Panthers were on the road Jan. 3 where they captured a 44-28 win from Calvary Lutheran.
The California Pintos hosted Southern Boone Friday at Hawthorn Bank's Pack the Gym Night at California High School, where they defeated the Eagles 72-47.
The Lady Pintos played by far their most intense game of this season Monday night at the 20th Annual California Tournament as they came from behind led by junior Kelsey Roush to pull off a 51-49 win against Southern Boone.
The annual California Pinto Football Banquet was held Sunday at the high school commons, where the players, coaches, family, friends and Pinto football fans gathered for a meal and awards ceremony to reflect on yet another successful season as well as to recognize the football players for their individual accomplishments and contributions to the season.
Teams and a game schedule for the City of California Parks and Recreation for boys and girls in grades 3-4 are as follows.
The California High School Lady Pintos were on the road Thursday for their first conference game of the season, at Osage, where the varsity defeated the Lady Indians 55-44.
Jamestown girls Jamestown hosted South Callaway Dec. 17, where the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Bulldogs 43-37.
The California Pinto basketball teams were on the road Dec. 17 for games at Osage, where the varsity captured a 69-41 win from the Indians.