This week in sports history

Translate

Jan. 30 will mark the 10-year anniversary of Jacks head football coach Rob Smith’s hiring. Smith has earned the conference’s Coach of the Year award four times and guided Humboldt State University to national recognition since being hired in 2008.

Feb. 2, 1892 was the longest boxing match under modern rules ever recorded. The match lasted 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe & Frank Crosby.

On Feb. 3, 1876 Albert Spalding, with only $800, started his sporting goods company manufacturing the first official baseball, tennis ball, basketball, golf ball and football. The balls are still being used to this day in professional sports.

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on reddit

More Stories

Photo by Abraham Navarro | Cowboy Daddy's Drummer and Keyboard player Conner West, 25, and guitarist Skye Freitas, 24, jam out at the Gutswurrak Student Activity Center on April 28.

Local bands rock the Gutswurrak

by Ione Dellos Band members wait in front of the bathrooms, eyes anxiously fluttering from the stage to the growing audience in the Gutswurrak Student Activities Center. After the deepest sigh one could possibly take, they make their way to

Travis Allen pole vaults at the Green and Gold Track Event on Feb. 12 Photo by Morgan Hancock.

Athlete’s outperform at decathlon

by Carlos Pedraza The Cal Poly Humboldt Track and Field team participated in the Stanislaus State Multi-Event from Thursday April 7 to Saturday April 9. The team participated in over 10 different events, all of which were multi-day involving different

Photo by Morgan Hancock | Izzy Star hits a home run in final softball game of the season at the Bear River Recreation Center in Loleta, California on Saturday, April 30.

Cal Poly Humboldt plays its last softball game of the series

by Eddie Carpenter On April 30, Cal Poly Humboldt Softball played the last two games of their series against Cal State San Marcos. Due to weather conditions, the softball games had to be relocated to the Bear River Recreation Center

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply