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Welcome to the Crabs diamond anniversary season

Welcome to the Crabs diamond anniversary season

 Mad River Union ARCATA – The Humboldt Crabs 2019 season, which kicks off this weekend, will be the team’s diamond anniversary season. The Crabs play the Corvallis Knights on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Arcata Ball Park. On Sunday, June 2, the Crabs again face the Knights starting

Humboldt Crabs ready to play ball!

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union ARCATA – As you read this, this year’s Crabs players are moving into their apartments and getting ready for the 74th season. The Humboldt Crabs have the distinction of being the oldest continuously operated summer collegiate wood bat baseball team in the country. Whew, that’s a mouthful but one Arcata

Mad River Union Morning Report for 7.18.17

Weather We’re in a familiar weather pattern now. It’s foggy and sometimes a little drizzly in the morning, then by afternoon it’s either partly sunny or super sunny. Today will be a little cloudier than usual in the afternoon, but as the week progresses it will see more afternoon sun, with high in Arcata hovering

Crab Grab: A souvenir & a smile

Carrie Kelly is unflappable. She patiently waits while a young man debates a very important purchase: which Crabs hat shall he buy? After all, that’s a significant amount of money to a kid. Her patience and smile come naturally because her three children are fixtures at the ballpark. Bailey, dressed in an ’80s outfit complete

Crabs persevere during hot road trip

Erik Fraser Humboldt Crabs ARCATA – When you’re accustomed to the cool climate of Arcata in the summer, the best thing about a long, hot road trip to Redding and Corvallis is when the bus finally rolls back across the Humboldt County line. After dropping the last three games of their one-and-only trip of the

Crabs soldier on during tough tournament

Erik Fraser Humboldt Crabs ARCATA – So that’s what a losing streak feels like. After plowing through the first third of the season like a freight train – winning 15 of their first 16 games, including their series opener against the Walnut Creek Crawdads on Friday, June 19 – the Humboldt Crabs’ locomotive ran out

New Humboldt Semi-Pro Baseball Team Launched

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A new, semi-professional baseball team will launch its inaugural season this summer, playing about 40 games in Arcata and Eureka. Dubbed the B-52s, the team will have a roster of 30 players competing against other summer wood bat teams, most of them coming here to play the Humboldt