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For the past three weeks, the Mad River United Elite soccer program has been hosting a team from Madrid. As News Channel 3’s Chet Davis explains, it’s a relationship that could continue for years to come. Here’s this week’s Sporting Youth. 

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In any sport, you have to start somewhere and work your way up. For instance in baseball you start with tee-ball, then little league, and so on. In BMX, it’s the same way. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis found one local rider who’s gone from novice to expert in just three years. Devin Kester is our athlete of the week.

The first year of the Junior Giants program in Eureka has come to an end. Each week 80 to 100 boys and girls attended the program. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis was at the final event to see how much fun these kids were having.

On the final day of the Humboldt Crabs season, the Crabs pitching staff put on another stellar performance at the Arcata Ballpark.  Jake Shull led the way allowing just one hit over five innings, dropping his ERA to a masterful 1.09. News Channel 3's Chet Davis learned more about our Athlete of the Week, Jake Shull.

There was a full slate of auto racing over the weekend at Redwood Acres. Along with a boat demolition derby, there was an exciting finish from the Mini Stock division.

 

A two-way battle between Rick Estes in the number 4 truck and the 99 car driven by Kenny DeMello…

 

Take a look at the final lap. They both come together and its Estes crossing the finish line first...

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EUREKA- Many North Coast schools resume class this Monday.  On Tuesday, staff with Eureka City Schools gathered as a group for the first time to discuss the upcoming year.

Teachers, maintenance personnel, custodians, administrative and clerical officials attended the annual Welcome Back Breakfast Tuesday morning at Eureka High School.  School officials laid out the goals for the year and staff went through specialized training during the kick-off event.  Also, Superintendent Fred Van Vleck discussed what the proposed $50 million bond measure, Measure S, would mean for Eureka City Schools.  Administrators say it is an exciting time of year for school staff. 

"It's kind of like the first day of school for students.  Everyone's excited to get here.  Everyone's happy to be here and can't wait to get started on the schoolyear.  We're happy that the teachers have had a restful summer and I'm happy that some of our classified crew had a very productive summer working here.  Not everyone gets a summer off.  And everyone came in today with a real tone of heightened expectations for the year," said Superintendent Van Vleck.

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It's the Crabs Corner finale!  The 70th season of Humboldt Crabs baseball has come to a close and on the show we relive the final day of the season.  Plus Manager Tyson Fisher reflects on his first season as the skipper.  To close the show, the players explain how unforgettable their summers' have been in Arcata.  

The Humboldt Crabs were looking for a little revenge with The Redding Colt 45's in town. Earlier in the season, Humboldt dropped 2 of 3 to Redding in the valley. We'll have highlights of game 3 of the series. Crabs left fielder Beau Bozett joins us in studio. And it's the last Question of the Week. This week, one viewer will earn a special prize. 

After a 14-inning loss, the Humboldt Crabs were back on the diamond Sunday afternoon trying to get back on track facing Walnut Creek. We have highlights and post game reaction from the Arcata Ballpark. Plus, we're joined by Crabs infielder E.J. Stanton who grew up in the north state. And as always, we give the viewers a chance to win two tickets to an upcoming Crabs game.

 

Get the brooms out!  The Humboldt Crabs have swept the Menlo Park Legends.  Relive the Sunday finale with Chet Davis on Crabs Corner.  Plus, a sit-down interview with former head coach and current Crabs recruiter Robin Guiver.  

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