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SPORTS PODCAST: Senior pitcher Parker Brahms on Sac State career

Sac State pitcher Parker Brahms prepares to throw a pitch during his sophomore year against Santa Clara University at John Smith Field on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Brahms is currently a senior and inactive due to the cancellation of spring athletics.

Robyn Dobson, Shaun Holkko, and Robbie Pierce

April 24, 2020

On this episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, senior pitcher Parker Brahms met with State Hornet sports writer Shaun Holkko to discuss Brahms’ childhood, his baseball career, how he got to Sac State and how he is adapting to the cancellation of spring athletics.  Music: Rumble by Bensound ...

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E6: NFL Combine, Harden vs. Giannis, Special Guest Jason Jones

Graphic courtesy of Angel Casillas

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Robbie Pierce

March 2, 2020

On this week’s episode of Double Coverage with Mack and Shaun, the two discuss this year’s NFL Combine and whether it is truly necessary as well as the new NBA media feud between James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks. Then, Mack and Shaun chatted with Jason Jone...

SPORTS PODCAST S2E6: One-on-one with Osi Nwachukwu

Sac State senior forward Osi Nwachukwu high-fives teammates during pregame introductions before playing UC Davis on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019 at the Golden 1 Center.

Ian Edwards, Robyn Dobson, and Robbie Pierce

February 27, 2020

For this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, men's basketball beat writer Ian Edwards recorded a one-on-one interview with Sacramento State senior forward Osi Nwachukwu from inside the Athletic Center. During the interview, they discuss how Nwachukwu approached his final season, his hopes for...

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E5: Kobe Bryant memories, NFL CBA talks, Wilder vs. Fury II

Graphic courtesy of Angel Casillas

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce

February 24, 2020

For this week’s episode of Double Coverage, hosts Shaun Holkko and Mack Ervin III are joined by State Hornet staffer Garry Singh to discuss their favorite Kobe Bryant moments following his celebration of life ceremony Monday. After, Mack and Shaun discuss the latest developments with the NFL’s C...

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State softball season starter

The Sac State softball team celebrate senior catcher Jessica Scott's home run against California Baptist at Shea Stadium on Friday, Feb. 7. The Hornets defeated California Baptist 6-0.

Robyn Dobson, Paola Yepez, and Robbie Pierce

February 20, 2020

The Spring 2020 softball season started Feb 7., and on this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports editor Robyn Dobson sat down with softball beat writer Paola Yepez to discuss the season thus far as well as predictions for the rest of it. Music: Rumble by bensound.com...

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E4: All-Stars, Astros, Kings

Graphic courtesy of Angel Casillas

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Robbie Pierce

February 18, 2020

On this week’s episode of Double Coverage with Mack Ervin III and Shaun Holkko, the duo discuss All-Star Weekend, the Astros scandal and the status of the Sacramento Kings franchise. Music: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)...

SPORTS PODCAST: Man-to-man with Sac State football alumnus DeAndre Carter

Former Sacramento State receiver DeAndre Carter is a member of the Houston Texans. Carter previously spent time with the Baltimore Ravens, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers during his NFL career.

Ian Edwards, Robyn Dobson, and Robbie Pierce

February 13, 2020

On this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports writer Ian Edwards phoned in 2015  graduate Sac State wide receiver DeAndre Carter, who currently plays for the Houston Texans. The two discuss Carter’s time at Sac State then the NFL as well as how he transitioned between the two...

SPORTS PODCAST: Super Bowl commercial review

Screenshot from Planters Super Bowl LIV

Robyn Dobson, Brooke Uhlenhop, Luis Platero, and Robbie Pierce

February 6, 2020

For this week’s State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports editor Robyn Dobson and writers Brooke Uhlenhop and Luis Platero discuss the funniest, weirdest, most confusing and most Baby Nut-involving Super Bowl commercials. Music: Rumble by Bensound.com...

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E2: NBA All-Stars, NFL Honors, Super Bowl 54 recap

Graphic courtesy of Angel Casillas

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Robbie Pierce

February 4, 2020

This week on Double Coverage, Mack and Shaun zone in on the NBA All-Star rosters before tackling the NFL Honors awards and the Super Bowl. Music: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)...

SPORTS PODCAST: Kobe Bryant inspired a generation

An illustration of Kobe Bryant. Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash Sunday.

Robyn Dobson, Nijzel Dotson, Jordan Parker, and Robbie Pierce

January 30, 2020

This week on The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports editor Robyn Dobson sat down with State Hornet sports writer Nijzel Dotson, opinion writer Jordan Parker and Sacramento State junior and semi-pro basketball player Oku Best-Wilson to discuss what is likely the biggest story in sports of the year: th...

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