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Redemption: Hornets overcome last year’s painful finish to win Big Sky

Redemption: Hornets overcome last year’s painful finish to win Big Sky

Thomas Frey
May 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The stain of last year’s finish at the Big Sky Championships has stuck with the Sacramento State men’s golf team for all year. The Hornets were up four strokes heading into the final round before Idaho improved its second round score by 18 strokes to shoot a tournament low of 271 in the third r...

Sac State women’s golf ends 10-year NCAA Regional drought

Sac State women’s golf ends 10-year NCAA Regional drought

Thomas Frey
May 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

For the first time since 2007 and in only the second time in school history, the Sacramento State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Championships to advance to an NCAA Regional. With a young roster, the Hornets had to overcome a rainy stretch in February that took away almost all of their practice...

Parents’ cancer drives 2-time Big Sky Golfer of the Year

Parents’ cancer drives 2-time Big Sky Golfer of the Year

Thomas Frey
May 1, 2017
Filed under Featured, Golf, Sports

Just before his sophomore season was about to begin, it ended for the two-time Big Sky Conference Golfer of the Year as he learned that both of his parents had cancer.   Sacramento State men’s golf senior Aaron Beverly said it became hard to focus on school, friends or even his beloved pastime of...

Sac State men’s golf team eyeing Big Sky Championships

Sac State men’s golf team eyeing Big Sky Championships

Thomas Frey
April 25, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

With the regular season over for the men’s golf team, Sacramento State has its sights on the Big Sky Championships Friday and the opportunity to receive an automatic bid to an NCAA Regional. However, the Hornets will have to get over their season finale ninth-place finish in the 14-team El Macero Classi...

Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Gymnastics team reflects on NCAA Regional, season

Thomas Frey
April 11, 2017
Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

The last two events that the nearly sold-out audience at Alaska Airlines Arena watched at the NCAA Regional in Seattle featured two Sacramento State all-around junior gymnasts. Lauren Rice danced on the balance beam while teammate Caitlin Soliwoda performed her floor routine as they finished a five-...

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Four gymnasts qualify for NCAA Regional

Thomas Frey
March 30, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

For the second year in a row, Sacramento State gymnasts Julia Konner and Lauren Rice have qualified for the NCAA Regional Saturday at the University of Washington in Seattle. They will be joined by juniors Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda. For Konner (senior) and Rice (junior), this is ...

Men’s golf team finishes fourth at Sacramento State Invitational

Men’s golf team finishes fourth at Sacramento State Invitational

Thomas Frey
March 8, 2017
Filed under Golf, Sports

The men’s golf team finished fourth out of 13 teams in the Sacramento State Invitational Monday and Tuesday at Valley Hi Country Club in Elk Grove. Sac State, which won the invitational for two straight seasons prior to Tuesday, was without senior and eight-time Big Sky Golfer of the Week Aaron Bev...

New living complex for students set for fall of 2018

New living complex for students set for fall of 2018

Thomas Frey
March 6, 2017
Filed under Featured, News

A 225-unit housing community, The Crossings, which will include an innovation center, began construction with a groundbreaking ceremony featuring Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and City Councilmember Eric Guerra on March 2. This community will provide more students an opportunity to live closer to ...

Senior night ends in second place finish for gymnastics team

Senior night ends in second place finish for gymnastics team

Thomas Frey
March 5, 2017
Filed under Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State’s gymnastics team took second place Saturday on senior night against Seattle Pacific University and winner UC Davis at the Nest. The Hornets led both teams after the vault and uneven bars but fell into third place on the balance beam. However, Sac State seniors Anneke Klaver an...

Late professor remembered for more than teaching at art reception

Late professor remembered for more than teaching at art reception

Thomas Frey
February 28, 2017
Filed under Culture, Featured

The late Valerie Wheeler was honored at an art reception featuring her work by more than 100 friends, family, former students and colleagues. The reception was held Saturday at the Kadema Hall Robert Else Gallery for people to come to see her art and pay respects to her life and legacy on campus....

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