Sports - December 2013

An average high school basketball team usually has around ten players. Well, that's not the case for the South Fork girls team. As News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains, the Cubs might not have the strength in numbers but they still have enough to win... Here's tonight's Sporting Youth.

SAN FRANCISCO – BYU fell to Washington 31-16 in the Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park on Friday night.
Cody Hoffman had 12 catches for 167 yards for his 18th 100-yard receiving game in his career to break the record held by Austin Collie. The former Del Norte Warrior also broke the BYU record for career all-purpose yards, ending his career with 5,015 and passing Curtis Brown....

She's known for her different colored hair styles and her blazing fast course times. And now Morgin Coonfield is know a member of the Nor Cal second team. News Channel 3's Chet Davis talked with Coonfield about the honor and what's next.


Some high school athletes focus on one sport.  Others do more than one sport.  Then there is McKenna Ford who plays four sports for the McKinleyville Panthers.  McKenna Ford is the Athlete of the Week.   

While North Coast high schools are out for the holiday break, members from McKinleyville girls basketball are keeping busy. After going undefeated at their very own tournament, the Panthers made a visit to the Eureka Rescue Mission Tuesday afternoon. The coaching staff and players served hot meals to the hungry and showed holiday spirit.



Another season of Saint Nick's Picks has come and gone. After a friendly battle, Santa is the winner and for his effort will receive a gift card from Ultimate Yogurt. News Channel 3 Sports Director Manny Machado made a special trip back to the North Pole to deliver Santa the good news.


With Christmas just a few days away, a lot of people making their way back to the North Coast for the holidays. That's the perfect time to break out the basketball gear for an Alumni Game. We'll that's exactly what McKinleyville thought. Chet Davis has the story with the Sporting Youth.


Three basketball tournaments in one weekend!  Check out which plays made the cut for the Fab Five!  

There is just five more days until Christmas. Entering the final week of Saint Nick's Picks, Santa has a two game lead. The winner will be treated to some delicious frozen yogurt courtesy of Ultimate Yogurt in Eureka. 

College of the Redwoods is off to an 8-4 start this season.  The Corsairs are led by Ferndale graduate Jon Losa, who is averaging almost 15 points and 16 rebounds per game.  Jon Losa is our Athlete of the Week.