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Sac State beatboxer competing in Celebration of Music talent search

Sac State beatboxer competing in Celebration of Music talent search

Regina Reddick

September 19, 2019

Gavin Willson, a Sacramento State freshman and beatboxer, will be competing in the Celebration of Music talent search at the Crest Theater in Sacramento Friday.  Entirely self-taught, Willson was inspired by the positive reaction he saw when a videogamer on YouTube began beatboxing. He wanted to be able...

Record-breaking Sac State running back says tradition is key to Hornets’ success

Record-breaking Sac State running back says tradition is key to Hornets’ success

Michael Wiggins

September 12, 2019

In just two years at Sacramento State, junior running back Elijah Dotson has compiled numbers and accomplished feats many players wish to see over the course of their entire college career. 1,629 rushing yards, 299 receiving yards, 2,331 total all-purpose yards and 16 total touchdowns later, the first...

Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Steven Bryla

July 1, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball roster includes players from around the world, with seven international players on its roster, including six players from Canada. Senior pitcher Tanner Dalton, sophomore infielder Steven Moretto, freshmen pitchers Connor Sparks and Zack McQuaid, and freshmen infielders Dylan...

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Shaun Holkko

June 18, 2019

As a five-year-old boy growing up in Los Angeles, Austin Roberts’ first team experience with baseball was in Little League with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now, at 20 years old, Roberts will begin his professional career with the Major League equivalent. Story continues below photo. The Sa...

Former Sac State student makes trek to Mount Everest’s South Base Camp

Former Sac State student makes trek to Mount Everest’s South Base Camp

Cory Jaynes, Managing editor

June 2, 2019

Following a nine-day trek, former Sacramento State student Joe Dangtran arrived at Mount Everest’s South Base Camp in Nepal on Sunday, May 25. Dangtran made the trek to the South Base Camp with a team of students from the University of Connecticut and Northeastern University, where Dangtran currently s...

Alumnus, rapper Consci8us talks SAMMIES, career, philosophy, future

Alumnus, rapper Consci8us talks SAMMIES, career, philosophy, future

Robert Pierce

May 17, 2019

Last winter, Sacramento State alumnus and rapper Consci8us was working hard to finish his degree at Sac State while also keeping up with his music career. After graduating in December of last year, he went on to perform at the 2019 MLK March in January and at the Golden 1 Center in February as pa...

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Imani Morton

May 15, 2019

Third-year track and field athlete Khala Clarke made the Sacramento State Hornets team her sophomore year after a 12-day tryout. Her love for track began after trying various sports in high school through her coaches’ recommendations, and track was the sport that stuck with her. Although the 400-meter hu...

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Shiavon Chatman

May 6, 2019

For the second time in three seasons, the Sacramento State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Conference championship and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The State Hornet sat down with team leader Sofie Babic to talk to her about golf and her progression at Sac State. Babic, a native of Sweden, said she has been...

Senior outfielder having career season after rough college start

Senior outfielder having career season after rough college start

Aaron Jackson

April 28, 2019

Sacramento State senior outfielder Nene Alas, in her fourth and final softball season as a Hornet, has gone from struggling in her first two years to having the second highest batting average on the team. “I didn’t initially perform the way I wanted to or get the results I wanted and how I chan...

Sac State football athlete Andre Lindsey signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Sac State football athlete Andre Lindsey signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

April 27, 2019

Former Sacramento State wide receiver Andre Lindsey was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday after the 2019 NFL Draft. Lindsey came to Sac State after transferring from Delta College after the 2015 season. In three seasons with the Hornets, Lindsey has 46 catches...

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