Sports - April 2014

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He has taken the HDN golf scene by storm.  Kobie Lockwood is only a sophomore at Del Norte High and just clinched his second conference title.  News Channel 3's Chet Davis caught up with the young star to talk about the past, the present and the future.  

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Over the weekend, Humboldt State soccer treated youngsters to a free clinic in Eureka. News Channel 3's Chet Davis was there to take in all the action. 

 

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Nicole Vollmer plays four sports including volleyball, basketball, softball and tennis.  What's even more impressive, is Vollmer competes in varsity tennis against the boys.  News Channel 3's Chet Davis caught up with the Ferndale senior, who's our Athlete of the Week.  

College of the Redwood’s James Slade will call Rohnert Park home next season. The Ferndale graduate is expected to join the Sonoma State basketball program in the fall. There’s a chance Slade will also play baseball for the Seawolves.

 

This past season, Slade helped lead the Corsairs to a second place finish...

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It’s not too often we find a sport most people have never heard of. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports around the country. But as News Channel three’s Chet Davis explains, it’s been around for decades. 

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Here are the top plays from the weekend! It's the Fab Five!

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Kayla Reed started on the diamond at the young age of seven for Mad River Softball. She moved on to a travel team and then Arcata High School where she has been the Tigers starting pitcher all four years.

Next up is college where Reed will attend Corban University in the fall.

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Humboldt State softball has found its groove the last two weeks, winning 13 of its last 15 games.  Sophomore pitcher Liz Perez is responsible for almost half of those wins.  News Channel 3's Chet Davis breaks down the impressive streak the right-hander is on.  Liz Perez is our Athlete of the Week.  

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Kids dream of being a major leaguer and now they can wear the orange and black of the San Francisco Giants. It’s made possible by the Junior Giants,  program that teaches the fundamentals of baseball. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis has all the details and remember it’s not too late to sign up.

 

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Check out this week's Fab Five! The top play will make your head spin...literally.  

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She's a freshman.  She's at a new school.  And she's dominating.  Hailey Dolcini is off to a great start in the circle for the Fortuna Huskies.  News Channel 3's Chet Davis caught up with the promising pitcher.  

Eureka-The Boys & Girls Club of the Redwoods hosted a youth baseball clinic for boys and girls ages 5-10 on Sunday, April 6th at Winship Middle School. The event was to promote their new summer program, Junior Giants, which will launch in Eureka this summer. We had a wonderful turn out at the free 4-hour clinic that was put on by a group of students from Humboldt State University, and...

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Humboldt State football wrapped up its spring campaign this past weekend.The Lumberjacks played the annual green and gold spring game at the Redwood Bowl. But before the game kicked off, the Jacks gave back to the community. News Channel 3’s Chet Davis explains in this week’s sporting youth. 

The College of the Redwoods track and field team had another strong performance at the San Francisco State Invitational Distance Carnival on Friday, which was the first day of the two-day meet.

Highlighting the afternoon once again was freshman Kevin McTague, who broke another personal record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, finishing with a time of 9 minutes, 56.3 seconds to maintain...

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Maybe the toughest part for any athlete is coming back from injury. But sometimes players come back even better than before. As News Channel 3’S Chet Davis tells us, CR’s Justin Hatch is on his way to getting back to his old self. Hatch is the athlete of the week. 

Arcata’s Jose Lopez is fast… Very fast.  There were several colleges in the Golden State that showed interest but UC Santa Barbara was the only school to catch the senior runner.

At Arcata High School Tuesday night, Lopez signed a national letter of intent to join the Gauchos in the fall. Lopez competes in both cross...