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No. 2 Pintos put 5-0 record on line against Eagles

The California Pintos are 5-0. The Southern Boone Eagles are 0-5.

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California falls to Prairie Home

The California High School softball teams hosted Prairie Home Thursday at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a 22-2 loss to the Lady Panthers in four innings.

Lady Pintos capture wins at Eugene

The California High School volleyball teams traveled to Eugene Thursday night, where the varsity and both JV teams defeated the Lady Eagles.

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Lady Pintos win California Invitational

The California Invitational was held Tuesday, Sept. 16, where a total of nine teams participated, and the Lady Pintos prevailed in first place with a team score of 366.

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Pintos chop Indians 68-14

The California Pintos traveled to Hallsville Friday night for game #5 of the 2014 season, where they dominated the field from the start, and ultimately defeated the Indians 68-14.

California aiming for quick start

In game between 4-0 teams at Hallsville

CALIFORNIA — California head coach Marty Albertson expects tonight’s Tri-County Conference game at Hallsville to be “a big match-up.” “This game will probably determine the conference lead,” Albertson said. “We’re both undefeated and they just had their biggest win of the season against Blair Oaks.

California runners compete at Linn Invitational

The California High School cross country team competed at the Linn Invitational Saturday, where several California runners garnered medals with their top finishes.

Lady Indians led by Jungmeyer at Osage Invitational

The Russellville High School varsity girls golf team participated in the Osage Invitational at Dogwood Hills Wednesday, Sept. 10, where Mikala Jungmeyer carded an 84 to medal with a fifth place finish.

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Lady Pintos host California Quad

The Lady Pintos hosted the California Quad Sept. 9 at the California Country Club, where California finished in second place with 196.

Area baseball and softball results

Russellville Baseball Russellville hosted Prairie Home Sept. 8, where the Indians captured a 10-6 win from the Panthers. Caleb Harrison recorded the win with four strikeouts. Zach Voss pitched 2.2 innings and recorded three strikeouts.

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California nets three wins against Warsaw

The California High School volleyball teams traveled to Warsaw Tuesday, Sept. 9, where the varsity and both JV teams netted a win.

State high school football rankings

Class 3 Rank, Team, Record, Points 1. Maryville, 4-0, 150

Lady Pintos lose to Lady Tigers

The California High School softball teams traveled to Versailles Thursday night, where both the varsity and JV Lady Pintos suffered a loss.

JV Lady Indians defeat Chamois Lady Pirates

The Russellville High School volleyball teams hosted Chamois Sept. 4, where the JV Lady Indians captured a match win.

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Pintos romp Mustangs 55-0

The performance the Pintos gave Friday at Riley Field was similar to last week's in that they wasted no time marking their territory and setting the tone of the game; they were focused right out of the gate and scored on each series on their way to a 55-0 conference win against the Eldon Mustangs.

Lady Pintos take Lady Falcons down

The California High School volleyball teams hosted Blair Oaks Thursday, where the varsity Lady Pintos defeated the Lady Falcons in two sets, 25-13 and 25-20.

California prepares for tough test against Eldon

Tri-County Conference foes

CALIFORNIA — As they embark on Week 4 of the 2014 football season at 3-0 and ranked No. 4 in Class 3, the California Pintos are well aware of the tasks at hand as they prepare to host the Eldon Mustangs tonight — remain focused, keep their eyes on the prize and get better each week.

Russellville JV defeats Chamois

The Russellville High School volleyball teams hosted Chamois Thursday night, where the JV Lady Indians captured a match win, 16-25, 25-8 and 15-4.

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JV Pintos defeat Indians 58-0

The California High School JV football team hosted Warsaw Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Riley Field, where the Pintos defeated the Wildcats 58-0.

Area baseball and softball results

Jamestown Baseball The Jamestown varsity baseball team traveled to Higbee Sept. 2, where the Eagles defeated the Tigers 10-2.

Open Swim offered at California Pool

The California Pool is open every Saturday and Sunday, 1-6 p.m., through the fall and winter, for open swim.

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Lady Pintos defeat Lady Dragons

The California High School JVA volleyball team hosted Bunceton Tuesday, Sept. 2, where the Lady Pintos defeated the Lady Dragons' varsity team 25-7 and 25-8. (Bunceton is in it's first year of the volleyball program.)

California runners open 2014 season at Jim Marshall Invitational

The California High School cross country team participated in the first meet of the season Saturday at the Jim Marshall Invitational at Jefferson City, where the Lady Pintos brought home a trophy after finishing the small schools division in second place behind Fatima.

AA Baseball Tournament Sept. 12-14

Hosted by Russellville (RHS) and Eugene (EHS) Friday, Sept. 12: Games at RHS - 5 p.m. - Tuscumbia vs. Russellville 7:15 p.m. - Sturgeon vs. St. Elizabeth

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Eagles

The California High School softball teams hosted Eugene Monday night, where California's varsity suffered a tough 13-1 loss to the Lady Eagles in five innings.

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Jungmeyer leads Lady Indians at Helias Invitational

The Russellville High School varsity girls golf team participated in the Helias Invitational Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club, New Bloomfield, where the Lady Indians were led by Mikala Jungmeyer who placed 12th overall with 88. Madie Bungart carded a 103, and Madison Oliver shot a 104.

Pintos romp past Tigers 51-14

The Pintos were on the road Saturday night for game #3 of the 2014 football season (Friday's game was rescheduled due to weather), a conference game at Versailles, where California romped to a 51-14 win over the Tigers.

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Something Sassy stylists attend Paul Mitchell event

Stephanie Stokes, stylist and owner of Something Sassy Beauty Salon LLC, California, and stylist Schelle Stokes recently attended the Paul Mitchell "Revolution-The Gathering" Aug. 4-5 in Las Vegas, Nev. to further their education and to stay on top of the latest trends.

California Parks and Recreation 2014 Youth Soccer Teams and Schedules

Grades K-1 Team #1 Coach Eric Maness Grant Furcinite, Rowdy Davis, Jalyn Cooleman, Nikaylee Hays, David Geiser, Dawson Maness, Kara Freiner, Adelyn Kolb, Haley Green, Brenden Jones, Adler Koestner, and Madyson Harkins.

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California wins match against Hallsville

The California High School varsity girls golf team hosted Hallsville Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the California Country Club, where the Lady Pintos came away with the match win with 188. The Lady Indians finished with 236.

Correction

In the Sept. 3 issue of the California Democrat, Jessica Reynolds was incorrectly identified as the player who made two catches at center field during the California High School varsity softball game against Russellville Aug. 28 at the California Sports Complex.

Pintos aim to move ball against Tigers

After Friday’s 21-0 win against Mexico, the California Pintos are setting their sights on a more productive four quarters that will result in more points on the board.

California loses opener to Boonville

The California High School volleyball teams were on the road Thursday night for their first matches of the 2014 season where the varsity lost 15-25 and 18-25 to Boonville.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Indians

The California High School softball teams hosted Russellville Thursday, Aug. 28, at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a tough 16-3 loss to the Lady Indians in five innings.

Jamestown pockets 13-1 win

The Jamestown varsity softball team hosted Russellville Aug. 25 for the Lady Eagles' first game of the 2014 season, where Jamestown captured a 13-1 win in five innings.

Russellville wins opening matches at Hallsville

The Russellville High School volleyball teams opened the 2014 season with matches at Hallsville Tuesday, Aug. 26, where both the varsity and JV captured a win.

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Pintos defeat Mexico Bulldogs 21-0

Though the 21-0 win against Mexico wasn't the high-scoring game the Pintos are used to executing, Friday's contest at Riley Field still served its purpose, which is to get California one step closer to another winning season. (The Pintos are 2-0.)

Prairie Home captures win at Glasgow

The Prairie Home varsity softball team opened the 2014 season with a win on the road Aug. 25, as the Lady Panthers defeated Glasgow 6-3.

California taking a step up in competition

Will face Mexico

CALIFORNIA — After defeating Boonville 44-0 in their opener Friday at Riley Field, the Pintos are ready for game two of the 2014 season tonight, when they will host the Mexico Bulldogs.

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Pintos win opener at new stadium

Despite the sweltering heat that resulted in an 8 p.m. kickoff rather than the usual 7 p.m. time Friday, the night was all about shiny new things for the California Pintos. It was the first game of the 2014 season, and it was the first official game to be played on the new football field. So it was only fitting that the Pintos come away with a nice big win, which they did as California rumbled to a 44-0 victory over the Boonville Pirates.

Jamestown Lions Club to host 8th Annual Car and Bike Show Saturday

The Jamestown Lions Club 8th Annual Car and Bike Show will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The first 25 registrants will receive dash plaques. The registration fee is $15 per car/bike.

Lady Pintos open season at Marshall Tourney

The California High School varsity softball team opened the 2014 season with participation in the Marshall Tournament Saturday, where the Lady Pintos ultimately finished in eighth place after suffering three tough losses.

Indians play doubleheader at New Franklin

The Russellville High School varsity baseball team opened the 2014 season with a doubleheader at New Franklin Saturday, where the Indians lost the first game 3-2 to the Bulldogs, then came back to win the second game 8-3.

Moniteau County Democrat Club meeting Thursday

The Moniteau County Democrat Club meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at the Nic Nac Cafe, California.

Jamestown Lions Club to host annual Labor Day celebration begins Friday

The annual Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration will be held Friday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 1, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park.

Pintos primed for another good season

Semifinalist in 2013

Coming off a 12-2 season that California opened last year with a 42-7 win at Boonville and ended with a state semifinal loss to eventual state champion Maryville, the Pintos should be feeling pretty confident as they embark on the 2014 football season.

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Pintos get first action of 2014 season at jamboree

The California High School varsity and JV football teams saw their first action of the 2014 season Friday night at the jamboree at Blair Oaks High School, Wardsville, where head coach Marty Albertson said, "I think we played okay. We made a few mistakes, missed a few blocks, but all-in-all we played pretty well."

Prep Football State Rankings

Prep Football State Rankings Statewide high school football rankings as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parentheses: Class 3

Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration Aug. 29-Sept. 1

The annual Jamestown Lions Club Labor Day Celebration will be held Friday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept. 1, at the Jamestown Lions Club Park. Activities on the agenda for the holiday weekend are as follows.

Pinto Quarterback Club Annual Barbecue Sunday

The annual California High School Pinto Quarterback Club Barbecue fundraiser will be held 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the CHS commons.

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