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CR hall of famers to be honored at basketball games

College of the Redwoods will induct six new members into the school’s athletic hall of fame this weekend, in a ceremony that will be held between the two basketball games on Saturday.

This year’s class includes Eric Woolsey, Bill Lund, Amber Lund, Sarah Harbour, Lou Roval and Naomin Radebaugh Posh.

The ceremony will be held immediately after the men’s basketball game against Feather River, which gets under way at 1 p.m.

There will also be a pre-ceremony social from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Woolsey is an Arcata High graduate who competed at CR from 1974 through 1976 in wrestling and football. 

In 1976 he was both a state champion wrestler and the Golden Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year in football.

He went on to become a two-time NCAA national champion on the wrestling mats at Humboldt State.

Bill Lund (deceased) was a Del Norte High grad who put incredible numbers in his one season playing basketball at CR in 1976-77.

He was named all-conference and Co-MVP of a team that was 24-4, scoring 472 points (17.9 points per game), along with 10 rebounds per game.

Amber Lund, Bill’s daughter, was also a Del Norte grad who competed in basketball and track and field at CR from 2000 to 2002.

Amber shot 51 percent from the floor for her career, and finished with 766 points, earning all-conference honors in her sophomore season when she averaged 18 points and six rebounds per game.

In track and field, she still holds the school’s women’s shot put record of 40 feet, five inches.

Harbour is a Eureka High grad who competed in basketball, volleyball and track and field at CR from 1995 to 1997, a rare three-sport athlete at the school.

In basketball, she finished her career with 445 total points, while in volleyball she was a two-year starter at outside hitter and led the team in kills in both seasons.

In track, Harbour was a standout javelin thrower who qualified for the NorCals as a sophomore.

Roval (deceased) was a Fortuna High graduate who competed for Redwoods in football in 1974 and 1975, playing a big role on the ’75 NorCal championship team.

He was an all-conference receiver both of his seasons at CR and also served as an announcer for both CR football and basketball from 2003 to 2011. 

Lou was named to the Times Standard 1999 All-Century Team for Humboldt County.

Radebaugh Posh was a Southern Trinity High grad and another three-sport athlete at CR, competing in cross country, track and field and basketball from 1997 to 1999. 

She led the way on the first ever CR women’s cross-country conference championship team.

In track, she placed seventh in the NorCals in the 800 meters.

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