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Sport Clubs rise above challenges to bring pride to campus

Sport Clubs rise above challenges to bring pride to campus

Stephanie Beachley
December 11, 2016
Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Pride is a quality that derives from achievement, and the athletes of Sacramento State Sport Clubs exude plenty of it. Consisting of 21 teams, Sport Clubs represent Sac State at both local and national levels. Each team is a student-run organization that functions in collaboration with the University’s S...

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Wildcats on senior night 3-0

Women’s volleyball team sweeps Wildcats on senior night 3-0

Stephanie Beachley
November 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Fans at Colberg Court erupted with cheers Saturday afternoon after the Sacramento State volleyball team swept Weber State in three sets to continue an eight-game winning streak on senior night. Not only does this sweep (25-19, 25-21, 25-19) set the Hornets up as the No. 2 seed entering the Big Sky...

Men’s rugby team rejoins Division I-A, aims for national success

Men’s rugby team rejoins Division I-A, aims for national success

Stephanie Beachley
November 12, 2016
Filed under Club Sports, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s rugby team has high expectations as it aims to finish top 20 in the nation after rejoining Division I-A with five other California universities in 2016. “We have a lot of new guys that have experience, which is really new and different for our club,” Sac State men's rug...

Hornet alumnae are newest additions to U.S. footy team

Hornet alumnae are newest additions to U.S. footy team

Stephanie Beachley
November 7, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports

Three Sacramento State alumnae have been selected to represent the United States in the Australian Football League International Cup in August 2017. After the USAFL Nationals on Oct. 17, women’s rowing alumnae Rosemary Kloh and Elizabeth Danielson were announced as first-time national players. Women’s...

Women’s volleyball team looks to continue four-match winning streak

Women’s volleyball team looks to continue four-match winning streak

Stephanie Beachley
November 3, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team is prepped for battle as they take on Montana State tonight at Shroyer Gym in Bozeman, Montana. After its sweeps last week against Northern Arizona (25-15, 25-18, 25-19) on Oct. 27 and Southern Utah (25-12, 25-17, 25-20) on Oct. 29, the Hornets will look to...

Hornet dance team brings buzz to campus

Hornet dance team brings buzz to campus

Stephanie Beachley
October 23, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports

It’s halftime at Hornet Stadium and there’s a group of women with pom-poms and go-go boots on the field — this is the Hornet Girlz dance team. The spirit squad, led by co-captain Courtney Cannon, dates back to the 1980s and currently performs for fans at volleyball, basketball, and football gam...

Sac State volleyball sweeps visiting Grizzlies, 3-0

Sac State volleyball sweeps visiting Grizzlies, 3-0

Stephanie Beachley
September 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State volleyball team was all smiles on Thursday night after its 3-0 sweep against the University of Montana Grizzlies at Colberg Court. Not only does the win give the Hornets (9-8, 3-0 Big Sky) a three-game winning streak, but it does so for the first time against Big Sky opponents...

Hornets struggle as hosts of Sac State Invitational

Hornets struggle as hosts of Sac State Invitational

Stephanie Beachley
September 18, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Hornet women’s volleyball team dropped two out of three games over the weekend at the 14th annual Sacramento State Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Sac State (6-8) ended the tournament with a 3-0 loss against eventual champions Cal Poly in swept Grand Canyon University 3-0 during day two...

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