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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Sac State starting quarterback Asher OHara, his girlfriend Savai Calloway and their son Elias OHara on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at Curtis Park in Land Park. The three moved from Tennessee to Sacramento to pursue O’Hara’s football career.

Under center and over the crib: Sac State quarterback balances football and fatherhood

Isaac Streeter September 21, 2022
Asher O’Hara is tasked with leading an offense and raising his son:
NIKI held the Ace of Spades crowd in her palm as she sang ballads covering personal topics on Sept. 13, 2022 at Ace of Spades. She had a keyboard player, a bassist, an electric guitar player and a drummer who would come in and out throughout the night.

REVIEW: NIKI serenades a packed Ace of Spades crowd

Raymond Purscell September 16, 2022
‘I’ve always dreamt of coming to see NIKI.’ 88rising record’s star NIKI sang at Ace of Spades to an excited crowd Tuesday night.
Sophomore Sac State running back Cameron Skattebo posing in the middle of Hornet Stadium Thursday, Sept.15, 2022. In week one of the 2022 Sac State football season against Utah Tech,  Skattebo rushed for 153 yards, caught one touchdown, ran for a second and took an onside kick back for a third in the Hornets 56-33 win over the Trailblazers.

‘85 Yards or More’: High Expectations Drive Sac State Running Back

Jack Freeman September 14, 2022
Cameron Skattebo dominated in Sac State’s week 1 game against Utah Tech, but there’s so much more to know about the young running back.
Sac Republic Fans gathered at the Sacramento Convention Center  to watch the US Open Cup Final as Sacramento Republic took on Orlando City SC Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. Sac Republic lost 3-0, ending the Cinderella team’s run at the cup. Canva graphic curated by Alexis Hunt.

Sacramento Republic FC remains indomitable despite loss

Isaac Streeter September 8, 2022
Underdog Sacramento Republic FC suffers heartbreaking 3-0 loss Wednesday to Orlando City SC in U.S. Open Cup Final despite massive turnout to event held at the Sacramento Convention Center
Sac State sophomore receiver Chris Miller running a route against cornerback Jalin Speed at practice Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022, at the Hornet practice field. The Hornets open their season Saturday against Utah Tech at Hornet Stadium at 7:30 p.m PST as the Hornets begin their pursuit of a third straight Big Sky title.

PREVIEW: Sac State football gears up for home opener against Utah Tech

Jack Freeman September 2, 2022
Hornet Football is back this week, with a rematch against Utah Tech. Prep for this Saturday’s game with our game preview.
Sophomore Hornet receiver Sawyer Merrill (15) getting upfield after a catch Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, during practice. The Hornets are gunning for their third straight Big Sky title as the season kicks off at Hornet Stadium against Utah Tech University Saturday, Sept. 3 at 6:00 p.m PST.

PREVIEW: Hornet football looks to bring home third straight Big Sky Championship

Dylan McNeill and Jordan Latimore August 17, 2022
Sac State football returns as theHornets aim to defend the Big Sky title. Read more in The State Hornet preview here:

Hornet Racing eyes return to competition with new members

Erick Amaya May 16, 2022
Hornet Racing is set to return to in-person competition after a hiatus due to COVID-19.They are forming a new crew ahead of the 2023 race for FSAE.
Freshman shortstop Nikki Barboza posing at Shea Stadium on Monday, May 16, 2022. Barboza has a batting average of .316 this season.

Sac State softball shortstop thrived in her first season despite the positional switch

Spencer Fielding May 16, 2022
Nikki Barboza’s confidence as a freshman grew all season long. Through the various changes in her game, she still strives to get better.
Sophomores Cesar Valero (left) and Josh Rolling pose in a tree near the River Front Center on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Both Valero and Rolling transferred to Sac State as sophomores and have found a spot in the Hornets lineup.

Sac State baseball sparks friendship for two slugging sophomores

Dylan McNeill and John Cabales May 15, 2022
On and off the field, Josh Rolling and Cesar Valero’s relationship cuts deep. Read it here:”
Women in Business board members (From top to bottom) Tamara Muomua, Shivani Kumar, Harmeen Kaur, Karina Garza Plasencia. The goal of Women in Business is to provide female business majors at Sac State with resources and opportunities to boost their professional development, according to its board members. Photo by Uche Esomonu)

All-female club seeks to reclaim business field for women

Uche Esomonu May 13, 2022

Sacramento State senior business administration major Midori Dobson learned how intimidating it can be as the only woman in a classroom after taking a finance class where the number of women could be counted...

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