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Blair Zerr drafted by CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos

Blair Zerr drafted by CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos

Andrew R. Goetz HSU Athletics HSU – Former Humboldt State running back Blair Zerr was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos with the 65th overall pick of the Canadian Football League Draft Thursday night, May 3. Zerr, who played for the Lumberjacks from 2014-16, was working out when he got the call. “That night I was

Humboldt State Athletics Accepting Hall of Fame Nominations

Andrew R. Goetz HSU Athletics HSU  – Nominations are now being accepted for the Humboldt State Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Nominees must have excelled in intercollegiate athletics during their HSU careers, with participation completed through the 2010-11 academic year. The Hall of Fame committee will determine final selection. Worthy candidates will be

Cappa selected by Tampa Bay in NFL Draft

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA –  Humboldt State All-American offensive lineman Alex Cappa was selected by Tampa Bay in the third round of the 2018 National Football League Draft. The Buccaneers picked Cappa with the 94th overall pick. The Dublin, Calif., native was a record four-time Great Northwest Athletic Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year

Lumberjack Alex Cappa Awaits NFL Opportunity

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics PHOENIX, ARIZ – On the eve of one of the biggest sporting events of the year, a marathon that lasts three days and is shrouded in mystery and smokescreens. Humboldt State offensive tackle and three-time All-American Alex Cappa prepares to settle in with friends and family before a life-changing pick is

Former HSU offensive lineman Brandon Hribar dies

HSU Athletics ARCATA – Former Humboldt State offensive lineman Brandon Hribar passed away last Monday. The Encinitas, Calif., native spent three seasons with the Lumberjacks (2009-11) after transferring from Division IAA Western Carolina University. Hribar played both tackle positions for the Green and Gold and was an important piece to HSU’s high-powered offense. “He was

Team Effort Lifts HSU Men’s Basketball Past Miramar

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA  – Five Lumberjacks scored in double figures as Humboldt State defeated Miramar 99-63 Sunday afternoon in Lumberjack Arena. “I was impressed with our ability to share the basketball,” said Head Coach Steve Kinder. “To have that many baskets made with that many turnovers is always an impressive stat when you

HSU Women’s Basketball Finishes Strong, Downs Seawolves

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA  – The Humboldt State women’s basketball team established some positive momentum heading into the holiday break Saturday night with a 68-55 home victory over Sonoma State at Lumberjack Arena. The Jacks stretched out what was a 30-23 halftime advantage and maintained a double-digit lead for much of the second half

HSU Men’s Basketball Stumbles Down Stretch, Falls to Seawolves

Andrew Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA  – Humboldt State men’s basketball erased a 10-point second half deficit, but was unable to hang with visiting Sonoma State down the stretch in Saturday’s 75-69 loss. The Lumberjacks (3-9, 0-6 CCAA) saw an early eight-point lead and a 9-2 run by the Seawolves powered the visitors to a 38-31

Cappa and Gardner Named D2CCA and AP All-Americans

Andrew R.Goetz HSU Athletics ARCATA, Calif. – Humboldt State football’s Alex Cappa and Ja’Quan Gardner might have to consider an addition to their respective trophy cases. The pair was named Associated Press and First Team Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-Americans Wednesday.   “Both Alex and Ja’Quan continue to be recognized for the outstanding

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

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