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.