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Past articles by Jake:

Corsairs’ Ryan Bisio wins California Coach of the Year

After leading his team to a school-record 26 wins, College of the Redwoods men’s basketball coach Ryan Bisio was honored as the state’s Coach of the Year for Northern California by Cali… → Read More

Arcata’s Cass Bell to fight in Bellator 292 prelims

Humboldt County native Cass Bell will be back in action on Friday as he faces Josh Hill during the prelims of Bellator 292 in San Jose. → Read More

Softball | Humboldt to host Central Washington

The Cal Poly Humboldt softball team continues to navigate weather related uncertainty, but if the clouds hold up then the ‘Jacks will be hosting Central Washington for a pair of doubleheaders… → Read More

Baseball | Loggers, Crusaders open season 2-0

Eureka opened the season with an emphatic win over a quality team with a 6-1 win against Analy last Friday. They followed that up with a 9-1 win against Santa Rosa to improve to 2-0. → Read More

‘Jacks track off to strong start after weekend in Turlock

Humboldt exceeded expectations with their first official track meet at the Kim Duyst Invitational in Turlock on Saturday. 18 CCAA qualifying marks were achieved by the Lumberjacks, ensuring they&#8… → Read More

Arcata boys, Eureka girls lead hoops All-County selections

The Humboldt-Del Norte League released its All-County selections for boys and girls basketball on Tuesday. Naturally, the Big 5 and Little 4 league champs led the way with three selections a piece.… → Read More

Prep basketball | Obscure CIF rule keeps South Fork out of postseason

The South Fork Cubs boys basketball team had a terrific season. They finished the year with a 19-6 record and won the Little 4 league. They advanced to the semifinals of the North Coast Section pla… → Read More

Men’s basketball | Redwoods faces Sequioas in road playoff matchup

For the second straight year, College of the Redwoods has won their opening round playoff game. And for the second straight year, the Corsairs will face a highly ranked College of the Sequoias squa… → Read More

Softball | Redwoods sweeps Yuba in home opener

The College of the Redwoods softball team extended their win streak to four straight games after sweeping Yuba in their home opening doubleheader on Wednesday. The Corsairs won 9-3 in the first and… → Read More

Girls basketball | Ferndale to face Weed in semifinals

Ferndale bounced back with a blowout victory against Redding Christian in the opening round of the NorCal CIF Division VI tournament. The Wildcats will now host Weed in the semifinal round of the s… → Read More

Men’s basketball | Corsairs open playoffs with comeback victory at home

The Hawks played the entire game with an air of superiority and an edge of anger at the fact they had to make the long trip up to Eureka. They left even angrier after they lost 76-66 to the Corsair… → Read More

Sports briefs | Lumberjacks heptathletes finish in top three

A pair of Humboldt track athletes finished in second and third place in the heptathlon at the Chico Multi-Event Invitational this weekend. Junior Grace Kasperger, the defending CCAA champion in the… → Read More

Men’s basketball | ‘Jacks comeback effort comes up short in SoCal

Humboldt lost on the road to Cal State San Marcos on Thursday 80-75. Within that final result are a multitude of different angles to view this game. But the overarching reality is this: the Lumberj… → Read More

‘Jacks softball series with Chico postponed due to weather

Cal Poly Humboldt announced that this weekend’s scheduled series with Chico State will be postponed due to inclement weather in Chico. The two teams were scheduled for a pair of doubleheaders… → Read More

Men’s basketball | Redwoods to host playoff opener on Saturday

The College of the Redwoods officially has their opponent for the Corsairs’ home playoff game on Saturday at 7 p.m. after Cosumnes River beat West Hills Lemoore 84-71 on Wednesday in the open… → Read More

‘Jacks and Corsairs open track season at Redwood Bowl

The Cal Poly Humboldt and College of the Redwoods track & field teams unofficially kicked off their season on Saturday with the annual Green & Gold Open. → Read More

Prep Sports | Eureka girls fall to Marin Catholic

The Eureka Loggers girls basketball team was eliminated from the section playoffs on Tuesday night after the team suffered a 51-28 loss to the 1-seed Marin Catholic. → Read More

College of the Redwoods

There was a flurry of honors bestowed upon the Redwoods basketball teams at the conclusion of the Golden Valley Conference season, highlighted by league MVP Treyson Neff. → Read More

Men’s basketball | Humboldt falls to Pomona in final home game

Senior night was spoiled in Arcata on Saturday, as the Cal Poly Humboldt lost 86-78 to Cal Poly Pomona in a battle of the polytechnics. The loss drops the Lumberjacks’ record to 12-14 overall… → Read More

Girls prep basketball | Tigers upset Crusaders in section playoffs

The Tigers pulled off a stunning road victory over the Crusaders, winning 53-50 in the NCS quarterfinals. Arcata will now face Branson in the semifinals on Wednesday. → Read More