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HSU Women’s Basketball comes up big in home opener

HSU Women’s Basketball comes up big in home opener

Kenneth McCanless HSU Athletics ARCATA – The Humboldt State women’s basketball team shook off a slow start and finished strong, with a lead that ballooned to 19 in the fourth quarter, as it defended home court against Notre Dame de Namur, 76-63, Wednesday night in Lumberjack Arena. “I thought for the majority of the game

Gardner and Cappa Lead GNAC All-Conference Selections

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics PORTLAND, Ore. – Senior running back Ja’Quan Gardner and senior left tackle Alex Cappa were named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year and Offensive Lineman of the Year, respectively, and headlined a group of seven Lumberjacks named All-GNAC First Team selections. In total, Humboldt State football players

School board may censure one of its own tonight

Jack Durham Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – The local high school board may censure one of its own members tonight for alleged violations of board policies and conflict of interest laws, and for being disrespectful to staff, parents and volunteers. The Northern Humboldt Union High School District Board of Trustees meets at 6 p.m. today,

Search underway for missing man

Mad River Union ARCATA – As of Monday morning, Nov. 13, the search was still underway for Felix Desautels-Poirier, a 25-year-old Canadian man who disappeared while camping at the Arcata Marsh. According to the missing man’s mother, Claudine Desautels, her son and friends arrived at the Arcata Marsh on Monday, Nov. 6 and camped near

Remember the story about the robbery at LBJ Grove? The tourists made it up

Redwood National and State Parks RNSP – Park law enforcement rangers have determined the report from tourists of being robbed at gunpoint near the Lady Bird Johnson (LBJ) trailhead of Redwood National and State Parks on Nov. 3 was not true. No armed robbery took place within the parks and visitors should not be concerned

HSU Football’s GNAC Title Hopes Dashed by Wildcats

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA  – No. 16-ranked Humboldt State fell behind by as many as 28 points in the first half and was unable to overcome the deficit as it fell to No. 7 Central Washington 42-28 Saturday in Redwood Bowl. The Lumberjacks finish the season with a 8-2 overall record and a 6-2

Vikings Sink HSU Women’s Basketball 54-50

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics FRESNO  – Humboldt State women’s basketball wrapped up West Region Crossover Classic play with a 54-50 setback versus Western Washington Saturday afternoon. The Lumberjacks never led against the Vikings, but they showed improvement following Friday’s 20-point loss to Seattle Pacific. With Saturday’s result, HSU moved to 0-2 to start the season.

HSU Volleyball Falls to Broncos in Season Finale

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA – Humboldt State volleyball lost to Cal Poly Pomona in straight sets Saturday night in Lumberjack Arena. The Lumberjacks honored their six seniors prior to the regular season finale. Saturday’s loss moves the Green and Gold to 3-21 overall and 2-16 in conference play to end the 2017 campaign. HSU

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