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Men’s basketball

Humboldt State basketball is off to a 3-4 start and have one more game left before the calendar hits December. The Jacks have been led by Junior Guard Tyras Rattler Jr. He leads the team with 15.5 points per game. He’s top 10 in the conference in scoring. Transfer student and former University of Hawaii football player Davasyia Hagger has owned the glass for the Jacks pulling down almost eight rebounds a night, that good for fifth most in the conference. Thursday the Jacks take on Cal State Monterey Bay.

Women’s Basketball

Humboldt State basketball is off to a 2-5 start with tough losses in November. The Jacks were able to get a conference win this past Saturday against Cal State San Bernardino. The Jacks have been led by newcomer Sophomore Guard Tyla Turner. Sister of last years Freshman of the Year, Tyra Turner. She leads the team with 16.6 points per game. Her average is the seventh highest in the conference. Defensively Turner and Junior Forward Isamar Conde have been excellent for the Jacks with almost yeo steals a game. Thursday the Jacks head South to face Cal State Monterey Bay.

Football

Senior left tackle Alex Cappa received an official invitation to participate in the 2018 Reese’s Senior Bowl.

The Senior Bowl is the top postseason all-star game and it annually features the country’s best senior collegiate football players and top NFL draft prospects. The players will represent North and South squads, coaching staffs for two National Football League teams will work with the players in preparation for the draft.

Cappa became the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s first four-time Offensive Lineman of the Year following the 2017 season, and he is a finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award, an honor given to the nation’s top lineman.

“I am just really excited,” said Cappa. “It is a great opportunity for small school players, and it’s a great opportunity to showcase what I am able to do.”

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