Sports

Top Sports Stories

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Despite muddy and rainy conditions at Avery Park Friday afternoon, Humboldt State freshman Tatiana Gillick captured a first place finish in the Beaver Classic. The Lumberjack women’s and men’s cross country teams followed Gillick’s example and put together outstanding finishes as they placed third and fourth overall, respectively.
 
The Corvallis weather conditions were poor and forced the Jacks to deal with rainy conditions all day leading up to race time. Avery Park’s grass surface was soaked and water saturated the ground as the Green and Gold took the starting line.
 
“I told the teams before the event started to throw the times out the window and run for position,” said Pesch. “In all my years running cross country and coaching, these were some of the toughest conditions I have seen.”
 
Gillick posted her best collegiate finish since the Jacks opened 2014 at the Humboldt State Invitational in mid September. She beat out top Division I competition from Portland and Portland State to take the top spot with a 22:03.8 time.

Sophomore Kori Gilley followed Gillick’s lead and earned another top 10 finish, as she placed ninth overall (22:19.8). Junior Imogene Carson (22:42.5) and freshman Annie Roberts (23:32.2) rounded out the HSU women’s top 25 finishers with 13th and 24th place rankings, respectively. Freshman Giovanna Romo compiled the squad’s fifth-best finish, a time of 23:38.3.

The Green and Gold women finished third in the team standings with 63 points. HSU finished behind second place Portland (61) and first place Portland State (43).

A rash of recent injuries did not slow the men’s cross country team and neither did poor course conditions following the women’s race.
 

“When you are the second group on a course (like the one our teams ran on), it will be all muddy, chewed up, eaten and spit out again,” said Pesch.

Junior Omar Padilla led the Jacks’ men with a 16th place finish (26:22.6). Freshman Dustyn Salomon finished seven places behind and ranked 23rd overall (26:41.1). Senior Ryan Lawler (26:47.2), junior Mario Castillo-Urbina (27:03.6) and junior CM April (27:16.8) wrapped up the top five finishers on the men’s side for HSU.

“The teams did really well,” said Pesch. “I am really proud of how our teams stood up to tough DI competition in Portland, Portland State, and even some Oregon State runners. We also face great NAIA teams from Oregon.”

HSU travels to San Bernardino, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 8, to take park in the California Collegiate Athletic Association Conference Championships

Sports Stories

It was quick, but, for College of the Redwoods, it wasn’t painless.

Feather River, the No. 4 ranked volleyball team in California, made short work of the Corsairs on Friday in a Golden Valley Conference match in Eureka, winning the 55-minute contest in straight sets, 25-12, 25-10 and 25-1.

It was the 10th consecutive win for the Golden Eagles, who improve to 16-1 overall and 5-...

In their final tune-up before the Golden Valley Conference championships at Butte College in Oroville next week, the College of the Redwoods men’s and women’s cross country teams got a preview of what’s to come at the Butte Invitational on the same course Thursday.

Although the Corsairs did not compete with full squads in order to rest up for the GVC championships next Thursday, they...

Last season Humboldt State volleyball won just six conference matches. This year, HSU already has nine CCAA wins with nine matches to go. One of the big hitters for the Jacks has been senior Ashley Owen. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis details the career of the Del Norte graduate.

Last season Humboldt State volleyball won just six conference matches. This year, HSU already has nine CCAA wins with nine matches to go. One of the big hitters for the Jacks has been senior Ashley Owen. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis details the career of the Del Norte graduate.

National Sports Videos

   

E-Mail The Sports Department

Manuel Machado- Sports Director
kiemsports@hotmail.com

 

Chet Davis- Sports Anchor/Reporter

 
SPORTING YOUTH-SENIORS IDEAS
sportingyouth@hotmail.com
 
CRABS CORNER
crabscorner@hotmail.com
- SEE MORE

More Sports Stories

Get flash to see this video, or turn javascript back on

Del Norte football returned from a bye week and made its way to Eureka. The Loggers were trying to hand the Warriors their first conference loss of the season. Arcata was on the road at McKinleyville and Hoopa hosted South Fork. Both Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods are home this weekend. And we have the Question of the Week. 

Recent Sports

We've already reached week eighth of the high school football regular season. While Eureka was looking for its first conference win at McKinleyville, Fortuna traveled to Arcata. Meanwhile in the Little 4, sole possession of second place was on the line between Ferndale and South Fork. We also preview Saturday's high school and college action.   

It's another busy weekend of high school football on the North Coast. Eight of the nine teams are in action including Big 5 leader Del Norte. The Warriors hosted McKinleyville while St. Bernard's and South Fork took to the field for sole possession of first place in the Little 4. HSU football returns home after its first loss of the season. The experts also join us in studio for the Question...

It's a busy weekend of football on the North Coast. All nine HDN teams are in action. From the Little 4, it was the conference opener between South Fork and Hoopa. Fortuna looks to spoil McKinleyville's homecoming and Eureka was back home hosting Bear River. Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods will both celebrate homecoming. And the experts select the best high school fans. 

 ...

As we near the first half of the high school football season, sole possession of first place was on the line in the Big 5 with Fortuna hosting Del Norte. Meanwhile South Fork traveled to Arcata and Eureka and McKinleyville traveled out of the area. We have a preview of the college action this weekend and the Question of the Week.

 

 

Local Scores

If you don't see a North Coast team on the scoreboard, please tell the coaches to call in scores. (707)443-3933 News Channel 3 Sports