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Press Box: First look at boys hoops teams was a good one

Four area schools – Helias, Jefferson City, Blair Oaks and Fatima – came together Friday night for a basketball Jamboree at Helias, a group of preseason scrimmages. And not only was the gathering of players, coaches and fans both large and festive, it was also a long, mixed program of entertainment.

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Crusaders showcase deep roster

The Helias boys basketball squad is so deep, at times Friday night it looked like a hockey team.

Falcons gain much-needed experience

When is a scrimmage not a scrimmage? When it perfectly replicates what you’ll be seeing when the season kicks off.

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California to face Oak Grove

No offense to Aesop or his fables, but apparently he was wrong when he penned the phrase “familiarity breeds contempt.”

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Haslag ready to hit the ground running

Signs to play volleyball at Bradley

If you want to know why Erica Haslag is a Division I recruit, it shows in what she was anxious to do after making her college choice official on Monday.

California prepares for 1-2 Orchard Farm punch

There’s no secret what the Orchard Farm football team wants to do on offense.

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Franks signs with Missouri State for golf

Need an idea how tough golf can be? It can even leave players with Division-I talent wondering if they’re cut out for it.

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Duffner to continue softball career at Missouri

There’s a common consensus when it comes to Jolie Duffner — she’s more than ready for Division I softball.

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Sophomore boots California past Blair Oaks in district championship

Jose Magana picked a heck of a time to kick his first field goal of the season.

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Pintos, Falcons face off in eagerly anticipated district football title game

When the California Pintos (11-0) play host to the Blair Oaks Falcons (9-2) at 7 p.m. today at Riley Field, it won’t be just a district championship game, but the culmination of a long journey.

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