Sports - October 2013

Both the College of the Redwoods men’s and women’s cross country teams finished second as a group at the Golden Valley Conference championships at West Valley High School in Cottonwood on Thursday, advancing to the Nor-Cal Championships next week at Folsom Lake.

CR’s Gabe Best and Elizabeth Duncan each earned All-GVC honors with top-seven individual finishes.

“We didn’t have...

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Kaitlyn Clemann emerged on the volleyball scene as a junior last year. Now as a senior, she's taken her game to the next level. Chet Davis brings us the News Channel 3 Athlete of the Week. 

Two HDN athletes joined the top high school golfers in the North Coast Section today for Tournament of Champions. Held at the Peacock Golf Course in San Rafael. 

Mckinleyville’s Leilani Harling fired a 78 but it still wasn’t good enough to move on to the next round. Eureka’s Ashley Gutierrez shot a 93 and her season also comes to an end.

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The fall sports season is coming to a close. On the tennis courts, one team finished undefeated for the first time in school history. News Channel 3's Chet Davis has the story in this week's Sporting Youth.

 

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Here is the Fav Five of the week!  In the spirit of Halloween, the top play has some trickery!  

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Eureka was trying to wrap up its first league crown since 2010. Arcata hosted rival McKinleyville and Hoopa was involved in another thriller with South Fork. We preview the Little 4 showdown between St. Bernard's and Ferndale. Both college teams are on the road this weekend. And 3 Deep Football expert Tag Wotherspoon has a special treat for a veteran North Coast sports writer.

 

PROVO, Utah – Cody Hoffman became the all-time career touchdown receptions leader to lead BYU to a 37-20 victory against Boise State Friday night at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

The former Del Norte Warrior recorded his 31st touchdown reception in the second quarter to pass All-American Austin Collie for first place in BYU history. He finished the game with four receptions and 57 yards...

College of the Redwoods scored back-to-back goals in the 75th and 76th minutes of a Golden Valley Conference women’s soccer match against Shasta in Eureka on Friday, but it wasn’t enough as the Corsairs fell 9-2.

Redwoods, which had been shut out in its previous seven GVC matches, finally broke the ice in the second half as Sara Masnica and Yadira Sanchez capitalized on a pair of...

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The surprise team of the year in high school football has been St. Bernard's. And the Crusaders surprise play maker has been Chandler Wilson. News Channel 3's Chet Davis met with the senior wide receiver who's not used to wearing Crusaders' green and black.  Chandler is the Athlete of the Week.

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Boise State women's golf team placed three individuals in the top 10 of the Colby Invitational Tuesday, finishing in second as a team.

McKenzie Ford and Sammie Pless each matched their career bests, finishing tied for fourth and seventh, respectively, and Samantha Martin registered her team-leading third top-10 finish of the season, concluding the tournament tied...

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If you had an opportunity to create a community event, what would you do? A Humboldt State class faced that challenge and as News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains, a simple game brought everyone together. Here's the Sporting Youth.

 

 

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Here are the top football plays from the weekend!  

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There were just two high school football games on Friday night. While Fortuna earned a win over Arcata, the game of the year was played in the valley. St. Bernard's and Hoopa went to triple overtime. There are two more high schools games on Saturday. Humboldt returns home and College of the Redwoods begins conference play. And with Halloween soon approaching, the experts tell us the teams that...

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The Humboldt Del Norte golf regular season has come to an end. And once again Ashley Gutierrez was in the mix for the league title. But as News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains, the Eureka junior accomplished something this year she had never done before.

 

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With Halloween right around the corner, it's time to start planning your costumes. As News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains, Halloween came a few weeks early at Redwood Acres. Here's the Sporting Youth.

 

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Here is this weekend's edition of the Fab Five! 

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There were two exciting finishes in high school football. In a battle of the top teams in the Big 5, Eureka looks to stay perfect at Fortuna. Ferndale was trying to earn its first conference win at Hoopa. The experts select their favorite football uniforms. And Humboldt State is back on the road trying to get that first victory.

 

McKinleyville's Morgin Coonfield tied the meet record at the West Valley Cross Country Invitational in Cottonwood. Her time was 18:06. Second place was Hannah Davis from Shasta with a time of 18:52. Coonfield's time places her 2nd all-time on the course record list and this is the host site of the Northern Section's meet.

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For most Athletes of the Week, becoming good at a sport takes years of practice. But for some, it just comes naturally. As News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains, that's the case for Katelyn Hill. 

College of the Redwoods hung around, but, in the end, was no match for the Southwestern Oregon volleyball team, falling in straight sets, 25-14, 25-17 and 25-18 on Tuesday in Coos Bay, Ore and snapping its two-match win streak.

CR’s Alexandria Pomilia led the Corsairs in hitting for a second straight match, picking up four kills to go along with 12 digs.

According to CR head...

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What do you get when you combine beautiful weather and the weekend? News Channel 3's Chet Davis checked out Clam Beach this past weekend but he didn't find people relaxing. Here's Monday's Sporting Youth.
 

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Here is the Fab Five! It's the top plays from the gridiron this weekend.  

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Both Eureka and Fortuna look to continue their winning ways on the football field. It was the Little 4 Conference opener for Hoopa and South Fork. Humboldt State and College of the Redwoods are both home this weekend. We preview both contest in the Sideline Pass. And the experts select what high school athletes could make the jump to the Division 1 level.

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The story of Bryan Raskin is one of determination, sacrifice and perseverance. News Channel 3's Chet Davis shares the story of a man who changed his life. Here's tonight's Athlete of the Week.

Humboldt State Cycling continues to lead the Western Collegiate Cycling Conference after the second weekend of collegiate mountain bike racing at Sky Tavern near Reno on Sept. 28 and 29. 

In addition, the team also scored another milestone. For the first time ever, an HSU cyclist wears the conference points leader's yellow jersey. 

Kate Hill is ranked number one of all women...

October 1, 2013. It’s a day Eureka’s Ashley Gutierrez will always remember. The junior golfer had a hole-in-one. It happened Tuesday afternoon at the Beau Pre Golf Course in McKinleyville… On the par-3 12th hole, from 167 yards away. Gutierrez had the lowest score and finished first with an 86.

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The Mad River Elite United U-12 boys soccer team took first place at the Wesco Apple Classic in Sebastopol. They earned wins against Marin, Santa Rosa, Napa and Petaluma.