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April Arnett

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Father and son are new owners of Extreme Fitness

Father and son are new owners of Extreme Fitness

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California ends season with 22-13 loss to Maryville

California ends season with 22-13 loss to Maryville

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CHS volleyball teams wrap up season with banquet

CHS volleyball teams wrap up season with banquet

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Pintos head to semifinals after victory over Bulldogs

Saturday's Class 3 Quarterfinal game between California and McCluer South-Berkeley at Ferguson won't be forgotten anytime soon. It was a battle to the end, literally, that had fans on their feet amidst the rain and pummeling wind, pondering the final outcome because with under a minute to play, it was close enough to go either way.

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Sunday at CHS

The California High School Pinto basketball teams and booster club will host the annual chili supper 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the CHS Commons to kick off the 2013 season.

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CHS Cross Country Banquet held Thursday

CHS Cross Country Banquet held Thursday

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California ends season with district loss to Blair Oaks

After defeating Russellville in the opening match of the Class 2 District 7 Volleyball Tournament Oct. 28 at Fatima High School, Westphalia, the #3 seeded Lady Pintos faced #2 seeded Blair Oaks in the semifinal round Oct. 29, where California lost a hard-fought match to the Lady Falcons, 25-27 and 22-25, to end the season.

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Pintos down MMA 69-0 en route to district championship

Thursday's opener in Class 3 District 6 play at Riley Field served its purpose as the win got the Pintos one step closer to attaining one of their goals, the district championship. One down, two to go.

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Senior Night at Riley Field

Senior Night at Riley Field

Registration underway Youth Basketball for grades 3-4

Registration for California Parks and Rec. Youth Basketball for grades 3-4 is currently underway and will continue through the deadline of Nov. 25.

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Eighth grade Lady Pintos end season 8-3

The California Middle School eighth grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season 8-3.

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Seventh grade Lady Pintos end season 11-0

The California Middle School seventh grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season undefeated at 11-0.

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CHS Golf Team wraps up season with banquet

The California High School girls' golf team wrapped up the 2013 season with a banquet Oct. 28 at the California Country Club, where athletes, Coach Ashley Atteberry, family and friends gathered to reflect on the season following a carry-in dinner provided by parents.

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Russellville claims top honors at district meet

The Russellville High School cross country team competed at the Class 1 District 3 cross country championships Saturday at Westphalia, where the Indians won the boys' team division and the Lady Indians won the girls' team division.

Pinto Chili Supper and alumni games Nov. 24 at CHS

The California High School Pinto basketball teams and booster club will host the annual chili supper 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the CHS Commons, to kick off the 2013 season.

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Halloween at CES

Halloween at CES

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Four California runners advance to state cross country championships

The California High School cross country team competed at the Class 2 District 4 Meet Saturday at Westphalia, where two Lady Pintos, Katie Imhoff and Leah Korenberg, and two Pintos, Adam Burkett and Zach Merrill, finished in the top 15 individually to earn All-District honors and advance to the state cross country championships Saturday, Nov. 9, at Oak Hills Golf Center, Jefferson City.

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Ribbons for Chad; support for Tipton football player

Display of support for Tipton football player

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Pintos trample Tigers 63-12

Top-seeded California (8-1) will host #8 seeded Missouri Military Academy (0-8) at 7 p.m. tonight at Riley Field in the first round of the Class 3 District 6 Tournament. "We will be focused on taking care of business," Albertson said. "Hopefully we'll get our younger kids in and get on a roll for a playoff run." The cost of admission to the district opener will be $4 for all ages, and no passes will be accepted. The Parade of Champions will begin at 5:30 p.m. Don't miss the half-time performance by the Pinto Marching Band.

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California defeats Russellville

California's varsity volleyball team played Russellville Monday night in the first round of the Class 2 District 7 Volleyball Tournament at Fatima High School, Westphalia, where the #3 seeded Lady Pintos defeated the #6 seeded Lady Indians 25-5 and 25-8.

CMS Pintos wrap up season with win; seventh grade undefeated

The California Middle School football teams played their final games of the 2013 season at home at Riley Field Oct. 21, where both the seventh and eighth grade Pintos defeated the Versailles Tigers.

RMS girls participate in Prairie Home Tourney

The Russellville Middle School girls basketball team participated in the Prairie Home Tournament Oct. 14-19, where the Lady Indians ultimately lost the contest for third place to New Franklin, 33-23 Oct. 19.

Jungmeyer and Schrimpf compete at State Golf Championships

Russellville's Mikala Jungmeyer and Kelsey Schrimpf competed at the Class 1 State Golf Championships Monday and Tuesday at Sedalia Country Club, where Jungmeyer shot a 91 in the first round, and an 89 on day two to finish 19th overall with 180.

Lady Pintos defeat Lady Indians

The California High School volleyball teams traveled to Hallsville Tuesday night, where both the varsity and JV captured a win from the Lady Indians.

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Lady Pintos place second at Tri-County Conference Meet; Pintos third, JV Pintos first

The California High School cross country team competed at the Tri-County Conference Meet at Eldon Thursday, where the varsity girls finished second as a team, while the varsity boys placed third, and the JV boys first.

Jungmeyer and Schrimpf compete at State Golf Championships

Russellville's Mikala Jungmeyer and Kelsey Schrimpf competed at the Class 1 State Golf Championships Monday and Tuesday at Sedalia Country Club, where Jungmeyer shot a 91 in the first round, and Schrimpf shot a 93.

Pintos, 7-1, to take on Tigers Friday at Senior Night

The California Pintos used stellar offense and defense to tack on yet another win Friday night at Riley Field, this time a 64-6 victory against Warsaw.

Indians place second at Owensville Invitational

The Russellville High School varsity cross country team participated in the Owensville Invitational Oct. 15, where the Indians finished in second place out of 14 teams with 91.

Lady Indians lose to Lady Wildcats

The Russellville High School volleyball teams played at Linn Oct. 14, where both the varsity and JV suffered a loss to the Lady Wildcats.

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California nets win against Osage

The California High School volleyball teams hosted Osage Thursday night, where the varsity, JVA and JVB teams captured wins from the Lady Indians.

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Russellville loses to California

Russellville Lady Indians host Rally for Riley Volleyball match with California

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Lady Pintos end season with district loss to Lady Eagles

The Lady Pintos end the season 1-11.

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Lady Pintos scratch Lady Tigers

Lady Pintos pounding the nets

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Russellville loses district semifinal game to New Bloomfield

Russellville falls to New Bloomfield

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Pintos roll over Indians 49-14

"Offensively, we did fantastic," California Coach Marty Albertson said.

Four Lady Pinto golfers compete at sectionals

Varsity girls golf team competed at Class 1 District 2 Sectionals Monday

Russellville's Jungmeyer and Schrimpf are state bound

Jungmeyer and Schrimpf will compete at the Class 1 State Golf Championships

Lady Eagles down Lady Panthers in extra innings

Jamestown ends the season 13-7

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Senior Lady Pinto softball players recognized

The Lady Pinto softball teams hosted Osage for California's Senior Night Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the California Sports Complex, where seniors Tiffany Carel, Jessica Hughes, Amanda Karbinas and Madi Simmons were recognized along with their parents following the varsity game. Osage won the varsity game 9-2.

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California child doesn't let illness slow her down

Miller moving forward with normal activities

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Pintos lose nail-biter to Falcons, 29-28

We knew Friday night's game at the Falcon Athletic Complex was going to be intense. It was two longtime rivals, both state-ranked and riding high on winning streaks, facing off for the first time this season, and it was Blair Oaks' Homecoming. Somebody was bound to be disappointed. In the end though, this really wasn't the case. Sure, Pinto fans were disappointed California lost, but what a whale of a game it was! Hats off to both teams for executing an exciting nail-biter that the Falcons won 29-28.

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Lady Pintos defeat Lady Eagles

The California High School volleyball teams were on the road Tuesday, Sept. 1, for matches at Ashland, where the varsity Lady Pintos defeated the Southern Boone Lady Eagles 25-20 and 25-10.

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Russellville places second at district tourney; advances to sectionals

The Russellville High School varsity girls golf team competed at the Class 1 District 2 Golf Tournament Monday at Redfield Country Club, Eugene, where the Lady Indians finished in second place to advance as a team to Class 1 District 2 Sectionals Monday, Oct. 14, at Crescent Farms Golf Course, St. Louis.

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Four Lady Pinto golfers advance to sectionals

The California High School varsity girls golf team competed at the Class 1 District 2 Golf Tournament Monday at Redfield Country Club, Euguene, where the Lady Pintos finished in third place with 407.

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Lady Pintos fall to Lady Eagles

The California High School softball teams traveled to Jamestown Monday night, where the varsity lost 8-3 to the Lady Eagles.

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Lady Pintos place second at California Invitational

The Lady Pintos hosted nine teams at the California Invitational Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the California Country Club, where California finished in second place with a team score of 378. Sacred Heart placed first with 355.

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Pintos romp to 42-0 Homecoming win over Eagles

Everything was lined up for the California Pintos Friday night at Riley Field. It was Homecoming. The Pintos already had four consecutive wins under their belt...and they were still hungry. Thus, the inevitable outcome, a 42-0 win against the Southern Boone Eagles.

Lady Pintos defeat Lady Bulldogs

The California High School volleyball teams played at Mexico Monday night, where the varsity defeated the Lady Bulldogs 25-11 and 25-12.

Jamestown defeats Otterville 12-0

The Jamestown Lady Eagles varsity softball team hosted Otterville Sept. 23, where they captured a 12-0 win in five innings.

Russellville pockets win against Linn

The Russellville Lady Indians hosted Linn Sept. 24, where they captured an 11-9 win from the Lady Wildcats.