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April Arnett

Stories by April

Indians host double-header with Eldon

The Russellville Indians hosted Eldon in a doubleheader Saturday, where they came back from a 12-5 loss to win the second game 4-3.

Pintos excel at Boonville Invitational

The California High School track team competed at the Boonville Invitational April 17, where a number of Pintos and Lady Pintos were top finishers in their events.

Indians down Lions

The Russellville High School baseball teams traveled to Tuscumbia April 23, where the varsity defeated the Lions 4-2.

Upcoming area district baseball tournaments

The 2014 spring baseball season for area high schools will wrap up with the MSHSAA (Missouri State High School Activities Association) District Baseball Tournaments, which will be held in May.

Indians host Russellville Invitational

The Russellville Invitational was held Wednesday, April 23, at the Eldon Country Club, where the Indians finished fourth as a team with 373.

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Pintos down Bluebirds 17-2

The Pintos traveled to Cole Camp for a make-up game Monday, April 21, where the varsity captured a 17-2 win in five innings.

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California places third at Centralia Invitational

The California High School varsity boys golf team participated in the Centralia Invitational April 21 at the Centralia Country Club, where the Pintos finished in third place out of 12 teams.

Sunday Night Thunder at Double-X Speedway May 4

With only two weeks until Sunday Night Thunder will rumble once again at the Double-X Speedway, California, the countdown is underway for local race fans.

Russellville places second at quad at Osage

The Russellville High School boys' golf team participated in a quadrangular match against Osage, Crocker and New Bloomfield April 15 at Dogwood Hills Golf Resort, Osage Beach, where the Indians posted a team score of 240 to finish in second place.

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California hosts track meet April 15

The California High School Open Track Meet was held April 15, where a number of Pintos and Lady Pintos were top finishers.

Pintos pocket conference win against Indians

The California Pinto baseball teams hosted Osage Thursday at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity pocketed a big 12-2 conference win against the Indians.

Kramel leads Pintos at Southern Boone Classic

California freshman Dylan Kramel finished in the top 15 out of 85 participants to medal at the Southern Boone Classic April 16 at Eagle Knoll Golf Club, Ashland, leading the Pintos to a seventh place team finish out of 18 teams.

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High Point Eighth-Graders host fundraiser at Coats and Tails

High Point eighth graders raise funds for trip and spring banquet

Indians win match at Tipton

The Russellville varsity boys golf team participated in a match against Tipton Wednesday, April 9, at the Tipton Country Club, where the Indians captured a win with 218.

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Pintos win back-to-back matches

The California High School varsity boys golf team hosted Fatima April 7 at the California Country Club, followed by another home match April 8, against Boonville, where the Pintos ultimately captured a win at both.

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Pintos defeat Cardinals 15-10

The California Pintos hosted Tipton April 7 at the California Sports Complex, where they defeated the Cardinals 15-10.

Pintos finish third at Linn Invitational

The California High School varsity track team competed at the Linn Invitational April 7, where the Pintos finished in third place.

CHS JV track team competes at Osage Invitational

The California High School junior varsity track team competed at the Osage Invitational for grades 9-10 April 8, where a total of eight teams participated.

Russellville defeats St. Elizabeth 9-3

The Russellville baseball teams hosted St. Elizabeth April 8, where the varsity Indians defeated the Hornets 9-3.

Eagles defeat Dragons 16-5

The Jamestown varsity baseball team traveled to Bunceton April 8, where the Eagles defeated the Dragons 16-5.

Pintos fall to Indians

The California Pintos traveled to Hallsville Tuesday afternoon where they suffered a 7-2 loss to the Indians.

California wins match against Boonville

The California varsity boys golf team hosted Boonville Tuesday afternoon, where the Pintos captured a win with 180. The Pirates finished with 183.

Eagles defeat Tigers 6-1

The Jamestown varsity baseball team hosted Higbee March 31, where the Eagles captured a 6-1 victory.

Pintos place second at Mexico match

The California High School varsity boys golf team participated in a match at Arthur Hills Golf Course, Mexico, March 31, where the Pintos finished in second place with 189.

Upcoming City of California Parks and Recreation activities; deadline for youth baseball and softball enrollment is April 10

• Youth Baseball and Softball Youth summer baseball and softball league registration forms are available at California City Hall or online at: www.cityofcalifornia.net/wp- content/uploads/2014/03/APP-2014- YOUTH-BASEBALL_SOFTBALL1.pdf.

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Pintos down Indians

The California Pintos hosted Russellville March 31 at the California Sports Complex where they defeated the Indians 2-1.

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Russellville falls to California 2-1

The Russellville Indians traveled to California March 31, where they lost a close contest to the Pintos, 2-1.

Jamestown C-I sophomore class to host Volleyball Fun Night

The Jamestown C-I sophomore class is hosting Volleyball Fun Night at 5 p.m. Friday, April 11, at the school gym. 

Upcoming City of California Parks and Recreation activities

Swimming Lessons Session I: June 2-13; Session II: June 16-27; Session III: July 7-18; Session IV: July 21-Aug. 1. Times for sessions are: 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sessions for preschool and preschool plus: Session I: June 2-23, Monday evenings; Session II: July 7-28, Monday evenings.

CHS track team competes at UCM Meet

The California High School varsity track team competed at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) indoor track meet at Warrensburg March 24, the first meet of the season for California, where approximately 30 teams of 3A and 4A schools participated, and the top six finishers in each event medaled.

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California takes Eugene out 15-4

The California High School varsity baseball team opened the 2014 season with a home game against Eugene March 24 at the California Sports Complex, where the Pintos' hot bats proved to be too much for the Eagles and California captured a 15-4 win in six innings.

Pintos open season with win

The California High School boys golf teams opened the 2014 season by hosting a quad with Russellville, New Bloomfield and Versailles March 24 at the California Country Club, where the Pintos came away with a win.

Jamestown defeats Otterville

The Jamestown Eagles varsity baseball team hosted Otterville March 25, where they captured a 23-1 win in five innings.

RMS Lady Indians win match against Eugene

The Russellville Middle School volleyball team played their first home matches of the 2014 season March 24, where the Lady Indians won the B game 26-24 and 25-14.

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Indians fall to Wildcats

The Russellville Indians participated in the Show-Me Conference Baseball Tournament Friday-Saturday at New Bloomfield, where they ultimately lost the third-place game 10-3 to Linn Saturday.

Indians open season with win against Union

The Russellville High School varsity baseball team opened the 2014 season on the road Saturday with an 8-2 win against Union.

RMS Lady Indians fall to Chamois

The Russellville Middle School volleyball team opened the season with a loss at Chamois March 17.

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Jason Gatlin is new CHS Baseball Coach

The California High School varsity and JV baseball teams are starting the 2014 season under the direction of new head coach Jason Gatlin.

CHS tracksters aim high

"We want to finish as a team as high as we can in conference and districts and qualify as many as we can for the state meet," California High School Varsity Track Coach Rick Edwards said of the 2014 season. "Our goal is to keep improving each meet."

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Coach Miller is optimistic about 2014 Pinto golf season

California High School Head Boys Golf Coach Doug Miller said despite losing two varsity golfers, he's optimistic about this season. "We lost Damon Shaw, our All-Conference guy, to knee surgery, but he'll be back next year. And Conner George, one of our top guys, decided to try track this year, and he ended up liking it, so senior Cole George and freshman Dylan Kramel got those two varsity spots."California High School Head Boys Golf Coach Doug Miller said despite losing two varsity golfers, he's optimistic about this season. "We lost Damon Shaw, our All-Conference guy, to knee surgery, but he'll be back next year. And Conner George, one of our top guys, decided to try track this year, and he ended up liking it, so senior Cole George and freshman Dylan Kramel got those two varsity spots."

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RHS Cross Country Team recognized

The Russellville High School varsity boys and girls cross country teams were invited by Representative Mike Bernskoetter and Senator Mike Kehoe to be introduced as guests of the House of Representatives and Senate Floor Thursday, March 13, where they were recognized as the 2013 Class 1 Boys and Girls State Cross Country champions.

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Lady Pintos wrap up season with awards banquet

Members of the varsity, JV and freshman Lady Pinto basketball teams, coaches, family and friends gathered at the California High School commons Thursday evening for the annual California Lady Pintos Basketball Awards Banquet to reflect on the 2013-14 season.

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California Pintos Basketball Awards Banquet held Sunday

Members of the varsity, JV and freshman Pinto basketball teams, coaches, family and friends gathered at the California High School commons Sunday evening for the annual California Pintos Basketball Awards Banquet to wrap up the 2013-14 season.

Joshua's Angels 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament set for March 22

The annual Joshua's Angels Relay for Life 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 22, at California High School.

Lady Pintos Basketball Banquet Thursday at CHS

The annual California High School Lady Pintos Basketball Banquet will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the CHS commons.

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Russellville loses battle for district title to New Bloomfield

Russellville knocks out Tipton

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Pintos lose close district battle to Eagles 53-52

Pintos fall to top seed

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Falcons in district play

Lady Pintos fall in semifinal round of district play

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Area Basketball results

District Play for area teams

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CHS 2014 Courtwarming held Friday

Deeken and Brant crowned queen and king Friday night