Sports - March 2014

As we've seen during this year's March Madness, it's not always the size of a school that matters the most. Just ask Duke about Mercer. Well, size also is not an advantage for the Healthsport Gymnastics team in Fortuna. But as News Channel 3's Chet Davis explains. Even though the group may be not the biggest in numbers, it has grown in size.

A McKinleyille High School senior is getting the opportunity to play two sports at the college level.
 
Tori Laidlaw on Wednesday night signed a national letter of intent to attend William Jessup university in the fall.
 
Laidlaw will be a member of both the warriors basketball and soccer programs…
 
William Jessup is located east of Sacramento in Rocklin....

Chris Cherms will continue to stop shots in front of the net just a short distance from the Arcata High School campus. 
 
The Tigers senior captain Tuesday night signed a letter of intent to play next season at Humboldt State. 
 
Cherms was a four-year member of the Arcata soccer program. All four years they reached the North Coast Section playoffs.
 
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Brandon White plays football and basketball for St. Bernard's, but not that's not what got him chosen as the Athlete of the Week.  As News Channel Three's Chet Davis shows us, it's what White does on the racetrack that sets him apart.  

They were the last HDN girls basketball team standing. Arcata reached the Nor Cal Finals and News Channel 3's Chet Davis recaps what was an unforgettable run by the Tigers.

 

Highlights from the Nor Cal Division 4 Finals between Arcata and Justin-Siena from American Canyon High School. 

The Humboldt Bay Rowing Association Junior Crew team competes in nine regatta’s each year. One of those events is their very own. The weather was ideal Saturday morning along Humboldt Bay. The sun was out and there was no wind at all. The local rowing team had a friendly dual regatta with a squad from Ashland, Oregon. The finish line was at the boat house located next to the Samoa Bridge....

EUGENE, Ore.—Fred Rosser made the most of a step up in competition by finishing second in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 53.87 at the Oregon Preview, giving him a provisional qualifying mark for the NCAA Division II championships.

 
Three Jacks made the trip to the meet hosted by University of Oregon at Hayward Field. In addition to Rosser, Ben Stern and Tyler Cleveland...

News Channel 3's Chet Davis talks with Arcata Head Coach Dusty Scofield before the Tigers Nor Cal Finals matchup with Justin-Siena. 

A total of five different Corsairs set personal records at the Bob Rush Invitational at San Mateo on Friday as the College of the Redwoods track and field team continues to build momentum for its run to the postseason championships.

“It was a really good day for us,” said CR head coach Reed Elmore. “Everybody is making progress and it looks like we’re ready now to make that leap and...