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Campus choir goes to church with a heaven and earth-inspired concert

Campus choir goes to church with a heaven and earth-inspired concert

Brian Ingebretsen
November 4, 2016
Filed under Culture

UPDATE on Nov. 5: Sacramento State's chorus, university's choir ensemble performed at Music of Heaven and Earth concert The Sacramento State’s chorus and the university’s choir ensemble performed at the Music of Heaven and Earth concert Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Sacred Heart Church as part of th...

Volleyball receives ‘revenge’ in 3-0 sweep over Eastern Washington

Volleyball receives ‘revenge’ in 3-0 sweep over Eastern Washington

Brian Ingebretsen
October 23, 2016
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team won its second consecutive game on Saturday with a 3-0 (17-25, 20-25, 20-25) set-sweep over the Eastern Washington Eagles at the Hornets Nest. Sac State’s (13-11, 7-3 Big Sky Conference) victory over the Eagles (10-9, 5-5 Big Sky) comes at a time when...

Greek organizations get splashy for good causes

Greek organizations get splashy for good causes

Brian Ingebretsen
October 7, 2016
Filed under Culture

Sacramento State’s Delta Gamma chapter, Delta Eta, will host its annual Anchor Splash competitive swim meet on Oct. 9 for campus sororities, fraternities and organizations to raise money and awareness about visual impairments. The competitions are divided into two parts: Most Beautiful Eyes and a fin...

Basketball alumni honored in Hornet Hall of Fame, Coaches’ Circle

Basketball alumni honored in Hornet Hall of Fame, Coaches’ Circle

Brian Ingebretsen
September 29, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State will induct four alumni into the school’s Men’s Basketball Hall of Fame and Coaches’ Circle on Oct. 25. Forward Mitch Third, guard Loren Leath, coach Terry Ray and the late coach Ted Goodykoontz will join the elite group of Hornets who have proven their dedication to the s...

Clayton combines curriculum, competition as captain

Clayton combines curriculum, competition as captain

Brian Ingebretsen
September 23, 2016
Filed under Featured, Sports, Tennis

Throughout the year, student-athletes are expected and required to balance school responsibilities with their respective sports. Junior Christopher Clayton, 21, of the Sacramento State men’s tennis team, recognizes this. It is his commitment to both books and athletics that earned him scholar-...

Former Sac State softball player wins bronze in Rio Olympics

Former Sac State softball player wins bronze in Rio Olympics

Brian Ingebretsen
September 20, 2016
Filed under Softball, Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State alumna Andrea Becker won an Olympic medal in the 2016 Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a sport in which she has never played before. Becker, 37, worked as the United States men’s volleyball psychologist during the Games and watched on the sidelines as the team secured the ...

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

Brian Ingebretsen
September 5, 2016
Filed under Cross Country, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams both opened their seasons with losses to UC Davis at the annual Aggie Open on Saturday morning. However, the day wasn’t without accomplishments as Sac State sophomore Amy Quinones (14.47), juniors Gracie Albano (14:51) and Sam Scheuer (1...