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One of the better stories to come out of the Humboldt County Fair this year was jockey Joe Crispin’s return.

 

The veteran jockey was coming off a severe knee injury. He tore his ACL in November of last year down at Golden Gate Fields when his horse caused him to fall getting into the gate.

 

But being the defending jockey champion, there was no way he was going to...

Horse racing headlines the Humboldt County Fair every year. The horses usually are the ones grabbing all the attention but what about the ones training those horses. Melanie McDonald has been training horses for half a decade. When you’ve won two Humboldt Marathon’s you get a pretty cool nickname. Alan Hoshida has more with this Sporting Seniors.

It's opening weekend in high school football. There were eight games in total. Arcata was looking to snap a 21-game losing streak. McKinleyville and Ukiah combine for 102 points. Both Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods have one week left until their openers. And as always, the News Channel 3 Question of the Week. What team is going to win the Big 5 Title.  

The Samoa Drag Strip has turned out a new pro. This one has comes with some pedigree. James Surber was the first to have a “home-of” sign in Samoa. Now his daughter Mellisa has one too. Melissa Surber is the News Channel 3 Athlete of the Week.  Alan Hoshida has more. 

Growing up in sports you have two goals. Not to get injured and make it to the pros. What happens when you get a taste of being a pro before you’re a teenager? The Eureka Loggers (AA) youth football team does. They played at the O.co Coliseum  earlier this month. Alan Hoshida has more with the Sporting Youth.

3 Deep Football Coverage is back for another season on News Channel 3. For the first show, we'll preview all nine North Coast high school teams. At the college level, we also have We also have both Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods. 

The Humboldt County Men’s Amateur Tournament is a 4 round, 2 weekend event. The best golfers from around the North Coast show up to see how they rank amongst their peers. And for the second straight year, Travis Evans is the best Humboldt has to offer. The future Boise State Bronco is the News Channel 3 Athlete of the Week. Here’s Alan Hoshida.

EUREKA - Eureka High School cheerleaders recently returned from cheer camp and some of them came back with individual achievements.

Hosted by The Universal Cheerleaders Association, this cheer camp involved long days of stunting, tumbling, and jumping in the hot Santa Cruz sun. 

“It was four days and two out of those four days were 12 hour days. They broke for lunch and dinner...

The Raiders got their preseason schedule started last Friday by facing a North Coast team. Youth football that is…

 

The Eureka Loggers AA squad took to field at the O.co Coliseum before the Raiders-Rams exhibition contest. Their opponent was a youth team from Oakland.

 

The Loggers and their families tell us they had a great time and its an experience they’ll...

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One of the better stories to come out of the Humboldt County Fair this year was jockey Joe Crispin’s return.

 

The veteran jockey was coming off a severe knee injury. He tore his ACL in November of last year down at Golden Gate Fields when his horse caused him to fall getting into the gate.

 

But being the defending jockey champion, there was no way he was going to...

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