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Area basketball results

Russellville Girls The Lady Indians hosted Versailles Feb. 3, where they captured a 66-32 win from the Lady Tigers.

Lady Pintos trample Lady Bulldogs 56-21

The California Lady Pintos hosted Mexico Feb. 11, where they defeated the Lady Bulldogs 56-21.

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Pintos pocket back-to-back wins

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.

Pintos defeat 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.

Seventh grade Lady Pintos end season 11-3

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.

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Lady Pintos take out Lady Mustangs 52-45

The California Lady Pintos hosted Eldon Friday night, where they defeated the Lady Mustangs 52-45 to pocket another conference win.

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Eighth grade Lady Pintos end season 13-2

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.

Pintos win consolation at Southern Boone Classic

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.

Indians fall to Lions

The Russellville Indians traveled to Tuscumbia Friday, where they suffered a 60-34 loss to the Lions.

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Eagles defeat Dragons at Jamestown Homcoming

Jamestown hosted Bunceton for the 2014 Jamestown C-I Homecoming Friday night, where the Eagles defeated the Dragons 73-25.

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Lady Pintos place second at Russellville Tourney

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.

Pintos stomp Pirates 74-47

The California Pintos hosted Boonville Jan. 28, where they captured a 74-47 win from the Pirates.

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Lady Indians place third at Russellville Tourney

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.

Area basketball results

Prairie Home girls The Lady Panthers defeated Malta Bend 59-11 at the CCAA Conference Tournament Jan. 28 at Higbee.

Lady Indians capture second place at Russellville Tourney

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.

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Pintos fall to Tigers

The California Pinto basketball teams hosted Versailles Friday night, where the varsity lost a hard-fought conference game to the Tigers, 76-52.

Area basketball results

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.

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Lady Pintos defeat Hallsville Lady Indians

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.

Seventh grade Lady Pintos win Versailles Tourney

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.

Eighth grade Lady Pintos win Eldon Tourney

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.

Lady Pintos fall to Lady Comets

The California girls basketball teams hosted Fatima Thursday, where the varsity Lady Pintos suffered a 53-44 loss to the Lady Comets.

Russellville Girls 1st Annual Basketball Tournament

Jan. 27-30 at Russellville High School Seeding: 1. California; 2. Russellville; 3. Father Tolton; 4. Belle; 5. Versailles; and 6. Warsaw.

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Prairie Home hosts Jamestown for Homecoming

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.

Russellville Girls JV Tournament

Wednesday, Feb. 5: 6 p.m. - Fatima vs. Blair Oaks.

Seventh grade Pintos hand Pirates first loss of season

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.

Area basketball results

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.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Spartans

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.

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Pintos win California Tourney championship; first time in 25 years

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.

Lady Pintos fall to Lady Jays in overtime

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.

Pintos defeat Eagles 74-52 at California Tournament

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.

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Pintos take out Eagles 72-47

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.

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Roush leads Lady Pintos to 51-49 win against Southern Boone

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.

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Pintos reflect on 2013 football season at banquet

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.

Area Basketball Results

Prairie Home boys The Panthers were on the road Jan. 3 where they captured a 44-28 win from Calvary Lutheran.

California Parks and Rec. Basketball (Grades 3-4)

Teams and a game schedule for the City of California Parks and Recreation for boys and girls in grades 3-4 are as follows.

Lady Pintos pocket 55-44 win at Osage

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.

Area basketball

Jamestown girls Jamestown hosted South Callaway Dec. 17, where the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Bulldogs 43-37.

Pintos down Indians 60-41

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.

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First birthday nears for First Baby 2013 Contest winner

Moniteau County 2013 First Baby prepares for birthday

Pintos end Eugene Tourney with loss to Tigers

After defeating #6 seeded St. Elizabeth 72-53 Dec. 2 in the opening round of the Eugene Invitational, the #3 seeded Pintos suffered a 72-61 loss to #2 seeded Blair Oaks Thursday in the semifinal round.

Seventh grade Lady Pintos lose 30-25 to Lady Falcons

The California Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team hosted Blair Oaks Dec. 3, where the Lady Pintos lost a close contest to the Lady Falcons, 30-25.

Area Basketball Results

Russellville Indians The Indians participated in the Eugene Invitational Dec. 3-6, where, in first-round action Dec. 3, #7 seeded Russellville lost 66-30 to #2 seeded Blair Oaks.

High Point boys and girls pocket wins

The High Point seventh and eighth grade boys and girls basketball teams hosted Our Lady of the Snows Nov. 26, where both the Bluejays and Lady Bluejays captured a win.

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Lady Pintos take out Lady Cardinals 65-49

The California Lady Pintos hosted Tipton Monday night, where the varsity girls captured a 65-49 win from the Lady Cardinals.

Seventh grade Pintos defeat Eagles 37-28

The California Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team traveled to Ashland Dec. 5, where the Pintos defeated the Southern Boone Eagles 37-28.

Area Basketball Results

The Jamestown Lady Eagles hosted St. Elizabeth Monday, Nov. 25, where they suffered a 61-35 loss to the Lady Hornets.

Seventh grade Pintos take Mustangs down 60-11

The California Middle School basketball teams hosted Eldon Nov. 26, where the seventh grade Pintos defeated the Mustangs 60-11.

Seventh grade Lady Pintos pocket back-to-back wins

The California Middle School girls basketball teams hosted Versailles Nov. 25, where the seventh grade Lady Pintos captured a 59-4 win.

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Lady Pintos, Pintos capture wins at Eugene Invitational

The California High School boys and girls basketball teams were on the road Monday night for games in the first round of the 27th Annual Eugene Invitational, where both the Pintos and Lady Pintos came away victorious.

Pintos, Lady Pintos pocket wins at Eugene Invitational

The California High School boys and girls basketball teams were on the road Monday night for games in the first round of the 27th Annual Eugene Invitational, where both the Pintos and Lady Pintos came away victorious.