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Usually, local gymnasts are forced to travel all over the state for competitions. But this past weekend, HealthSport gymnastics hosted a small competition in Fortuna. Two of the gymnasts just placed at state. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis was there for all the flips, turns, and tumbles.

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Monster trucks are known for their ability to crush cars but how about the fastest monster truck on wheels?  
 
Raminator holds that title and has made a special visit to the North Coast. Fans can see the monster truck on display on Saturday at Lithia Dodge in Eureka.
 
Raminator broke the Guinness world record with a speed of 99 mph.
The 2014 Monster Truck...

Camille Skweir won the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship on Friday. She is the lone member of the HSU women’s disc golf team.
 
Skweir completed a remarkable third round in North Augusta, South Carolina.

She matched the birdie putt by her nearest competitor to preserve the one stroke lead she held going into the final hole. Skweir finished with a 43 and an overall...

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College of the redwoods baseball will end the regular season next weekend. For sophomore Ryan Patrick, that won’t be the end of his career.

 

The right-handed pitcher has signed with the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota. The McKinleyville product expects to be a reliever for the division two program. Patrick will also be joining former CR teammate Kenton Johnson who...

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EUREKA- After narrowing his search, Carter Johnson has made his decision. The St. Bernard’s senior will attend Monterey Bay for basketball. The Otters compete in the CCAA which means he’ll get to return home and face Humboldt State.

 

After transferring from Arcata, it didn’t take long for Johnson to make his mark on the court.  During his senior season, he led the Crusaders with...

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What a season it's been for Humboldt State track and field.  The women are ranked 19th in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division II team rankings.  One of the leaders on then women's side, is senior Kate Earle.  News Channel 3's Chet Davis learned all about her event: the heptathlon.  Kate Earle is out Athlete of the Week.  

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In every high school senior class, a few athletes choose to continue their athletic careers in college. But this year, Eureka High already has five athletes committed to play at the next level. These Loggers are the Sporting Youth of the Week. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis has the story.

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What a roll Humboldt State softball is on. 13 straight wins for the Lumberjacks. So what’s changed the last two weeks?  One glaring answer has been Katie Obbema. But as News Channel 3’s Chet Davis explains, it’s been an up and down year for Obbema.

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The North Coast is mourning the loss of Roger Buckskin Senior.  The Del Norte resident was a professional boxer in the 1970’s.

 

As a child, he trained with his three sisters; Emily, Teresa and Darlene. Buckskin won his first seven bouts and finished his career with 23 victories.

 

Away from the ring, he worked for the Crescent City Public Works department for 30...

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Last week, we featured the Lost Coast Kenpo Karate. Right down the street in Eureka, the Humboldt Boxing gym is also attracting young athletes. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis checked out the new gym and brings us this report. 

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The North Coast Section playoffs are underway in high school basketball. 14 HDN reached the post season and 8 remain entering the second round. We preview all the action this weekend. Humboldt State women's basketball looks to earn the CCAA regular season title. And the Player Profile is a former Eureka Logger.

 

 

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The post season has arrived in high school basketball. The week wrapped up with the Niclai Championship at Lumberjack Arena. The boys game featured Northern Humboldt rivals, McKinleyville and Arcata. On the girls side, it was Arcata and Eureka. This was the third meeting in the last nine days for the two Big 5 squads. Humboldt State was on the road and College of the Redwoods closes out its...

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We've reached the final night of the high school basketball regular season. While the league champions have been decided, there were some exciting matchups in both the Big 5 and the Little 4. Humboldt State hosts rival Chico and College of the Redwoods makes its final home appearance. We also have the Player Profile segment. 

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Just one week remains in the high school basketball regular season. Title hopes were on the line for St. Bernard's boys basketball. Humboldt State and CR are both on the road. We also have the Player Profile segment.

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It's the second half of the high school conference season. Sole possession of first place was on the line in the Big 5 between Arcata and Del Norte. Meanwhile, in the Little 4, Hoopa takes first place St. Bernard's to the limit going overtime in the valley. Both Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods are home this weekend. And we head to the CR Gym for the Player Profile segment.

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We've already reached the halfway mark of the high school basketball conference season. We have highlights from all five games. On the girls side, sole possession of first place was on the line in the Big 5 between Eureka and Arcata. Humboldt State women's basketball was looking to make history at Pomona. And College of the Redwoods is back home for three GVC games.

 

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It's the the second week of the high school basketball conference season. We have highlights from all four HDN games. Humboldt State is home this weekend hosting Monterey Bay while College of the Redwoods wraps up a two-game road trip. We also have the player profile.

 

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Full Court Press is back for another season on News Channel 3. In the first show, we have highlights of all five boys and girls basketball games. Humboldt State makes it a sweep in Chico and we have the Player Profile. 

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The North Coast Section football playoffs have arrived. Six HDN teams have reached the post season and two of those squads were in action Friday night. Del Norte was at home while South Fork was on the road for the opening round. We preview Saturday's high school playoff action. The regular season comes to an end for both Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods. We also pick the MVP's from...

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We've reached the final weekend of the high school football regular season. While the league champions have been decided, there are HDN teams trying to earn a spot in the North Coast Section Playoffs. We preview the college action. Humboldt State is on the road and CR is back at Community Stadium. The experts also select the high school coaches of the year. 

 

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