Stories by April
A total of six seniors were presented diplomas at the Jamestown C-I 2013 Graduation ceremony Friday night in the school gymnasium.
Russellville senior Chandler Wolf competed at the Class 1 State Golf Championships May 13-14 at Silo Ridge Golf Club, Bolivar, where he finished in a tie for 26th place individually with 172.
The annual California High School Woodworking Open House was held Thursday, May 16, at the CHS Industrial Arts/Agriculture Building, where projects students worked on throughout the school year were showcased.
The Jamestown varsity baseball team faced the #3 seeded Calvary Lutheran Lions Saturday in the first round of the Class 1 District 10 Tournament at New Franklin, where the #6 seeded Eagles captured a 4-3 win.
The California High School varsity baseball team faced the #4 seeded Centralia Panthers Saturday in the opening round of the Class 3 District 8 Baseball Tournament at North Callaway, where the #5 seeded Pintos suffered a 12-10 loss to end the season.
The Prairie Home varsity baseball team faced the #4 seeded Bunceton Dragons Saturday in first-round action at the Class 1 District 10 Tournament at New Franklin, where the #5 seeded Panthers suffered a loss, 11-6.
A number of Russellville High School athletes competed at the Class 2 Sectional Track and Field Meet Saturday at Boonville, where the top four finishers of each event qualified to advance to the Class 2 State Track and Field Championships May 17-18 at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
Prairie Home senior Trevor Huth and Jamestown freshman Mickayla Strother competed at the Class 1 Sectional Track Meet Saturday, May 11, at Boonville, where Huth finished in the top four of his event to earn All-District honors and advance to the Class 1 State Track and Field Championships May 17-18 at Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City.
The California High School varsity track team competed at the Class 3 District 5 Track and Field Championships Saturday, May 11, at Adkins Stadium, Jefferson City, where the top four finishers in each event earned All-District honors and qualified to advance to Class 3 Sectionals Saturday, May 18, at Ozark High School.
Two Jamestown athletes and one Prairie Home athlete were among the top four finishers in their event at the Class 1 District 5 Track Meet Monday at Marshall, to earn All-District honors and advance to Class 1 Sectionals Saturday, May 11, at Boonville.
The California High School varsity track team competed at the Tri-County Conference Meet April 30 at Eldon, where a total of 14 California athletes were among the top three finishers in their event to earn All-Conference honors.
The California High School Pinto Basketball Clinic will be held May 20-24 for boys who will be in grades 5-12 in the upcoming school year (2013-14).
The Double-X Speedway, California, will open the 2013 racing season on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12.
The California High School varsity boys golf team competed at the Class 2 District 4 Golf Tournament April 30 at Redfield Golf Course, Eugene, where though the Pintos finished in seventh place with 398, California's Tyler Elliott and Curtis Lehman finished in the top 15 individually to qualify to advance to Class 2 Sectionals Monday at Norwood Golf Course, Hannibal.
The Jamestown C-1 varsity track team competed at the CCAA Conference Track Meet April 23 at Boonville, where freshman Mickayla Strother was named conference MVP, and the Lady Eagles finished in second place.
The Russellville High School varsity baseball team traveled to Eugene Thursday, where the Indians defeated the Eagles 12-2.
The Russellville High School varsity track team competed at the Class 2 District 3 Track Meet Saturday at Cuba, where the Lady Indians finished in third place with 113 points.
When it comes to her job as the California High School Principal's Secretary, Kathy Blakely said it is the students who make the difference for her each day.
Pintos take two
Tri-County Conference Tournament
The Moniteau County Hope Warriors Relay for Life team will host the second annual PAWS For A Cure Walk 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, May 4, at Proctor Park.
Co-Mo Electric Cooperative will officially open the doors to its new Operations Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony prior to its Annual Meeting May 23.
The Jamestown C-1 School FFA will host a plant sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the greenhouse at the school.
Queen and king candidates for the 2013 California High School Prom moments before the crowning Saturday night, from left, are Taylor Bleich and Courtland Gerhart, Cheyenne Doughty and Dakota Harris, and Alayna York and Jacob Kueffer. York and Kueffer were ultimately crowned queen and king.
The California High School baseball teams hosted Warsaw Monday night at the California Sports Complex, where the Pintos lost a close contest to the Wildcats 8-6.
The California High School boys golf teams hosted Tipton and Mexico Monday afternoon, April 22, at the California Country Club, where the Pintos finished the varsity match in third place with 185.
Pintos take down Indians
Golf competition held April 10
Deeken sets new Long Jump record
The California Pintos and Lady Pintos traveled to Rolla Wednesday for Class 3 Sectional Basketball, where the Pintos defeated Blair Oaks 50-47, while the Lady Pintos defeated Hermann 41-36.
The California High School varsity girls golf team competed at the Osage Invitational Thursday at the Dogwood Hills Golf Course, where the Lady Pintos placed second out of 10 teams.
The California High School volleyball teams were on the road Thursday for matches at Boonville, where the varsity Lady Pintos lost to the Lady Pirates, while the JV defeated Boonville.
California's varsity softball team was on the road Thursday for a game at Tipton, where the Lady Pintos suffered a tough 11-0 loss to the Lady Cardinals in five innings.
The California High School varsity baseball team traveled to Russellville Tuesday, April 9, where the Pintos captured a win.
Pintos pack six games in a week
California High School choral students who received a I Rating at the District music competition March 23 at Jefferson City to advance to the State music competition April 25 at Columbia, front row, from left, are Ana Strickfaden, Audrey Imhoff, Alysha Mettle, Madison Henry, Erin VanDieren, Miranda Matthews, Paige Cox, Savannah Jungmeyer, Taylor Bleich and Alex Pace; middle row, Lindsey Morris, Abby Lueckenotte, Abbie Bilyeu, Courtney Kilmer, Ashtyn Goans, Caitlin Meyer, Adrienne Strickfaden, Katie Imhoff and Rozalyn Martensen; back row, Jordan Brizendine, Brandon Embry, John Wolken, Tyler Small, Tristan Opperman and Tyler Silvey. Libby Martin and Kamryn Koetting were not present.
Cole County takes first at County Cup, Moniteau County places second
The California High School softball teams played at Eldon Tuesday, Aug. 28, where both suffered losses to the Lady Mustangs.
The California Pinto baseball teams hosted Clinton Thursday at the California Sports Complex, where the varsity suffered a 15-2 loss to the Cardinals.
The California Pintos hosted Hallsville Tuesday, April 2, where the varsity lost 8-2 to the Indians.
Pintos win golf match
Pintos place fourth at Linn Invitational, Lady Pintos finish sixth
Awards presented to Most Outstanding Offensive Performer - to Sydney Deeken; Most Outstanding Defensive Performer - to Caitlin Meyer; Most Improved Player - to Kamryn Koetting; and "Inspiration Award" - to Kelsey Roush.
Pintos out hit Cardinals
The California Stingray Swim Team will host registration 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at the California City Pool. Forms will be available at registration. This is a competitive swim team. For more information, call Heather Edwards at 573-291-5916 or Andrea Kincaid at 573-694-6614.
Lady Indians place fourth at Linn Invitational
The California High School boys' golf teams hosted Fatima Monday at the California Country Club, where the Pintos won the varsity match with 184. Fatima finished with 203.
The California High School baseball teams traveled to Tipton Monday night, where the varsity defeated the Cardinals 9-5.
The California Pinto baseball teams hosted Mexico Friday at the California Sports Complex to make up games originally scheduled for March 23, where the varsity lost 4-1 to the Bulldogs.
The California High School varsity track team competed at the Linn Invitational Thursday, where the Pintos finished in fourth place.