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LJ Sports Podcast

Liam Warner, Gabe Rivera, Weston Lazarus, Thomas Lal, Albert Muro, and special guest Allyn Setran talk local and national sports.

Lumberjacks lose heartbreaker at home

Threes don’t fall for the Jacks as they drop first game of the season.  Lumberjacks forward Isa Conde scored 26 in a comeback effort by the Jacks versus the Concordia (Ore.) Cavaliers but fell just short in the game’s final

This week in sports history

Whether you like it or not, sports have a major effect on American society and over the years there have been many athletes that have accomplished feats that no others could. Whether on the field or off, these select teams

Annie’s serves up excellence

Located on the 101 North headed out of Eureka, you can spot Annie’s Cambodian Cuisine nestled on the side of the road next to the Sizzlers. It doesn’t look like much from the outside but once you step inside your

This week in sports

April 25, 1976 – Former San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan is born in Christiansted, United States Virgin Islands. Widely considered to be the greatest power forward of all time, he is a five-time NBA champion, two-time NBA MVP,

This week in sports history

April 18, 1966 – Bill Russell becomes the first African American head coach in NBA history for the Boston Celtics. The hall-of-famer played 13 seasons for the Celtics, and won 11 championships in that time. Russell is one of seven

Auction raises over 200K

The who’s who of Humboldt County were in attendance for the 33rd Annual Celebrity Dinner and Sports Auction in Eureka, and they raised over $200,000 for the night. The auction is put together every year as a benefit for the

This week in sports history

April 14, 1941 – Baseball legend and pariah Pete Rose is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rose has the most hits of all time in Major League Baseball history, but is more well known for his involvement with gambling on baseball

This week in sports history

April 6, 1973 – The Pittsburgh Pirates retired outfielder Roberto Clemente’s number 21 jersey. Just months after collecting his milestone 3,000th hit, Clemente boarded a plane from his native Puerto Rico to deliver relief aid to earthquake-stricken victims in Nicaragua.

Women in sports history

Gertrude Ederle, swimming Ederle became the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926 after just five men had completed the feat. The 19 year old finished the 35-mile swim through frigid waters in 14 and a half

Rowers find success at regatta

The Lumberjacks rowing teams had a successful day at the Blue Heron Redwood Sprints Regatta in Eureka on March 24, despite rainy conditions. The regatta was hosted at Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center. It was one of the biggest in decades,

This week in sports history

March 22, 1988 – Houston Texans All-Pro defensive end J.J Watt is born in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Watt became famous across the nation in 2017 during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey when he began his Houston Flood Relief Fund and raised

Jacks spring break round-up

Jacks Softball The Jacks softball team had its seven-game win streak come to an end on March 18 after dropping a doubleheader versus Cal State East Bay. East Bay dominated the third game of the series 15-1 in five innings

This week in sports history

March 7, 1857 – Baseball decides that their game will last nine innings. Before this, a full game was decided when the first team scored nine runs. Games have remained nine innings for the last 160 years. March 8, 1971

Third time’s a charm

Lady Jacks win conference title. The Lady Jacks basketball team played the UC San Diego Tritons for the third time this season on Saturday. Humboldt State lost the first two games. This time was for the conference title and it

Team USA able to salvage respectable Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have finally come to an end after 19 days of competition. Norway came out on top of the medal count in dominating fashion. With 39 medals total, 14 of them being gold,

This week in sports history

Feb. 22, 1980 – Team USA hockey beats the Soviet Union in the 1980 Winter Olympics 4-3. The game is referred to as the Miracle on Ice, because of the huge upset by the American underdogs. They went on to

Weekly Olympics recap

The United States is showing the world it no longer dominates at every sport. Sitting at sixth in total medals, the U.S. has missed the podium on account of little mistakes and terrible luck. U.S. alpine skier Lindsey Vonn fell