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Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs

May 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

Justin Dillon voted ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Justin Dillon voted ‘Best Male Athlete’ at Sac State

Max Jacobs

May 11, 2017


Filed under Best of Sac State, News, Sports

Click here for full results. Senior pitcher Justin Dillon took the honor of best Sacramento State male athlete after making history in his final season — throwing the first no-hitter in the baseball programs’ Division I history. Dillon, who had two seasons ended by injuries during his tenure...

WATCH: Victim advocate helps students know their options after sexual assault

WATCH: Victim advocate helps students know their options after sexual assault

Max Jacobs

May 10, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

In Sacramento State’s efforts to combat sexual violence, Hailey Vincent has served as the victim advocate on campus since February. The victim advocate position has been filled at Sac State since 2000 — making it the first CSU campus to have one on staff. The position allows students to d...

Late rally not enough for Sac State in 6-5 loss

Late rally not enough for Sac State in 6-5 loss

Max Jacobs

May 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost 6-5 against the Nevada Wolf Pack despite a two-run ninth inning Tuesday at John Smith Field. The Hornets, which won the first matchup 7-5 at Nevada on March 11, dropped the game despite out-hitting the Wolf Pack nine to eight. Sac State coach Reggie Christia...

Sac State freshman pitcher fits right into starting rotation

Sac State freshman pitcher fits right into starting rotation

Max Jacobs

May 2, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sacramento State freshman pitcher Parker Brahms has had no problem fitting into the Hornets pitching rotation in his first year of collegiate baseball. Following Brahms' start against Seattle University — where he pitched six shutout innings and picked up six strikeouts on only three hits allowed ...

Sac State vocal groups encore with top spots at renowned jazz festival

Sac State vocal groups encore with top spots at renowned jazz festival

Max Jacobs

May 2, 2017


Filed under Culture

For back-to-back years, Sac State has taken first place at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival in the vocal jazz group category. With Sac State vocal group C-Sus Voices taking top honors in 2016, vocal ensemble Vox Now kept the title on campus finishing first this year. The Sac State Jazz Sing...

Sac State baseball team drops 3rd-straight home series

Sac State baseball team drops 3rd-straight home series

Max Jacobs

April 30, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team won one out of three games in its series against CSU Bakersfield over the weekend at John Smith Field. This marks the third-straight home series the Hornets have lost. After going 5-5 in its past 10 games, Sac State (22-22, 7-11 Western Athletic Conference) is c...

#SacStateSays: Where will you smoke when the ban takes effect?

#SacStateSays: Where will you smoke when the ban takes effect?

Max Jacobs

April 26, 2017


Filed under Featured, News

CSU Chancellor Timothy White issued an executive order on April 7 stipulating that tobacco use will be banned on all campuses in the system effective Sept. 1. We asked Sacramento State students who smoke where they plan to light up once the ban goes into effect. Weigh in online by using #SacStateSays. Photos by Max Jacobs RELATED: ...

Injuries, presence of painkillers a reality for NCAA student-athletes

Injuries, presence of painkillers a reality for NCAA student-athletes

Max Jacobs

April 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

In the game of football, the presence of injury is not just a risk — it is a statistical probability for anyone who puts on the pads. There are more than 20,000 injuries per year at the collegiate level, according to reports from the College Football Assistance Fund. With the battle of injuries a...

Sac State actor places first at his first acting competition, will now compete at nationals

Sac State actor places first at his first acting competition, will now compete at nationals

Max Jacobs

April 19, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

Sacramento State theater student Roderick Hickman is one of eight students in the nation competing in the 2017 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington D.C. Hickman, a junior transfer student at Sac State, is competing against seven fellow regional qualifiers for a $5,000 scholarship....

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