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CHS Cross Country Banquet held Thursday
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.
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.
Senior Night at Riley Field
Registration for California Parks and Rec. Youth Basketball for grades 3-4 is currently underway and will continue through the deadline of Nov. 25.
The California Middle School eighth grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season 8-3.
The California Middle School seventh grade volleyball team ended the 2013 season undefeated at 11-0.
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.
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.
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.
Halloween at CES
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.
Display of support for Tipton football player
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The California High School volleyball teams traveled to Hallsville Tuesday night, where both the varsity and JV captured a win from the Lady Indians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Russellville High School volleyball teams played at Linn Oct. 14, where both the varsity and JV suffered a loss to the Lady Wildcats.
The California High School volleyball teams hosted Osage Thursday night, where the varsity, JVA and JVB teams captured wins from the Lady Indians.
Russellville Lady Indians host Rally for Riley Volleyball match with California
The Lady Pintos end the season 1-11.
Lady Pintos pounding the nets
Russellville falls to New Bloomfield
"Offensively, we did fantastic," California Coach Marty Albertson said.
Varsity girls golf team competed at Class 1 District 2 Sectionals Monday
Jungmeyer and Schrimpf will compete at the Class 1 State Golf Championships
Jamestown ends the season 13-7
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.
Miller moving forward with normal activities
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.
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.
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.
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.
The California High School softball teams traveled to Jamestown Monday night, where the varsity lost 8-3 to the Lady Eagles.
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.
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.
The California High School volleyball teams played at Mexico Monday night, where the varsity defeated the Lady Bulldogs 25-11 and 25-12.
The Jamestown Lady Eagles varsity softball team hosted Otterville Sept. 23, where they captured a 12-0 win in five innings.
The Russellville Lady Indians hosted Linn Sept. 24, where they captured an 11-9 win from the Lady Wildcats.
Russellville's varsity girls golf team participated in the Eugene Invitational Sept. 18 at Redfield Golf Course, where the Lady Indians captured a win with a team score of 358.
The Russellville Lady Indians hosted Chamois Sept. 24, where the varsity won 21-25, 25-21 and 25-15.
The Russellville Middle School girls basketball teams traveled to Eugene Thursday, where both the seventh and eighth grade teams captured a win.
The time is nearing for California High School football fans to once again tailgate with Central Bank.
Homecoming festivities will kick off with the parade in downtown California at 2 p.m. Friday. (Line-up will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the city pool.) The pep assembly will follow at Riley Field. The coronation will be held at approximately 6:30 p.m. at Riley Field, prior to kickoff. The CHS Student Council will host the Homecoming Dance 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the high school commons.