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The Battle by the Bay Tournament had to be moved around due to weather but the weather was the least of any teams issue facing the Fortuna Huskies and senior pitcher Hailey Dolcini. The Huskies went undefeated in the tournament and Dolcini had enough strikeouts to put away a lineup more than five times over. Tyler Stricker has more with this week's Athlete of the Week.

A former Eureka Logger is back in the NFL. Soma Vainuku on Tuesday signed a contract with the Atlanta Falcons.

 

The undrafted free agent out of USC was with the Texans last off-season but failed to receive a spot on the 53-man roster.

 

Vainuku is expected to compete with veteran Derrick Coleman for the starting fullback position this season.

 

Last week, Eureka police officers put away their uniforms and laced up their sneakers for the 3rd Annual Hoops and Heroes event. The Zane boys basketball team played against EPD’s finest in a fundraiser for the middle school. Tyler Stricker has more with the Sporting Youth.

Spring is right around the corner and it's time to get out of the gym and head over to the diamond. The Battle by the Bay tournament was condensed to one day due to weather but still had plenty of big plays. Here is this week's Stricker's Stars.

Instead of traveling out of area for March Madness, Eureka Police and Zane Middle School had just the thing for basketball fans.

 

On Thursday night, the Zane eighth grade basketball team went up against members from the EPD. Police Chief Andrew Mills even took to the court with his famous jump shot.

 

It was the third annual “Hoops for Hero’s” and included a pre-...

Humboldt State softball started the season on a roll winning 11 straight games. Senior pitcher Madison Williams has been throwing heat from the circle this year. In last week's game against Cal State East Bay, Williams pitched a remarkable game. Tyler Stricker has more with this week's Athlete of the Week.

Ferndale was filled with runners of all ages on Sunday for the 40th Annual Foggy Bottom Milk Run.  Participants took part in the 10, 4 or 2 mile race. It was a beautiful day for the event and Tyler Stricker has more with the Sporting Youth.

The softball season is in full swing and Humboldt State made their way back home, even if it wasn't on campus. Arcata basketball has played well into the Norcal Tournament. Here are the top plays of the week with Stricker's Stars.

A high school coaching legend has decided to retire. After 26-years leading Ferndale varsity football, Kim Jorgensen is calling it a career. He finishes with a 247-63 coaching record.

 

Jorgensen’s Wildcat teams reached the North Coast Section playoffs 25 times. They earned 8 section titles and 19 league championships.

 

Along with his coaching duties, he’s also a...

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The Battle by the Bay Tournament had to be moved around due to weather but the weather was the least of any teams issue facing the Fortuna Huskies and senior pitcher Hailey Dolcini. The Huskies went undefeated in the tournament and Dolcini had enough strikeouts to put away a lineup more than five times over. Tyler Stricker has more with this week's Athlete of the Week.

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