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SPORTS PODCAST: Giving the play-by-play on Sac State winter basketball

SPORTS PODCAST: Giving the play-by-play on Sac State winter basketball

Robbie Pierce, Shaun Holkko, and Robyn Dobson

January 23, 2020

On this episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, The State Hornet sports editor Robyn Dobson sat down with women’s basketball beat writer and former sports editor Shaun Holkko to go over, game-by-game, both the Sacramento State men’s and women’s basketball teams’ performances over the winter br...

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

December 12, 2019

From Sac State football's first year in the playoffs to the careers of former Sac State students Deuce and Mo, the sports section here at The State Hornet has had a lot to cover this semester. Here’s sports Editor Shaun Holkko’s top 10 sports stories of the semester on this week's episode the State...

SPORTS PODCAST: Stories of underrepresented sports

SPORTS PODCAST: Stories of underrepresented sports

Shaun Holkko, Robbie Pierce, and Will Coburn

December 5, 2019

Golf and cross country might not draw the largest crowds but they’re still fairly popular sports. Sports editor Shaun Holkko and copy editor Robbie Pierce go over what it was like to play sports that get less of the limelight in high school. Music: Rumble by Bensound.com ...

SPORTS PODCAST: A retrospective on a record-breaking Hornet football season

SPORTS PODCAST: A retrospective on a record-breaking Hornet football season

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

November 29, 2019

After a disappointing 2-8 season in 2018 and the firing of head coach Jody Sears, many people didn’t expect a lot from the Sac State football team and first-year head coach Troy Taylor. But the Hornets have had a record-breaking season and won the school’s first Big Sky Championship. They also earned...

SPORTS PODCAST: What’s going on with Sac State’s Athletic Department budget?

SPORTS PODCAST: What’s going on with Sac State’s Athletic Department budget?

Will Coburn, Max Connor, and Shaun Holkko

November 21, 2019

Podcast editor Will Coburn and news editor Max Connor go over the unanswered questions about the Sac State Athletics Department budget. Earlier this semester, the University Budgetary Advisory Committee pointed out that the Sac State Athletics Department generates less revenue and relies more on univ...

SPORTS PODCAST: Catching up with Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell

SPORTS PODCAST: Catching up with Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

November 14, 2019

Sports editor Shaun Holkko catches up with recent Sac State graduates and former football players Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell to hear their reactions to the Sac State football team’s rise in the Big Sky this season. Last season, the Sac State football team placed last in the league and replaced thei...

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State men’s basketball team previews upcoming season

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State men’s basketball team previews upcoming season

Michael Wiggins, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

November 5, 2019

The State Hornet's men’s basketball beat writer Michael Wiggins interviews head coach Brian Katz and seniors, guard Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa and center Joshua Patton about the upcoming season. Last season, the Hornets got eighth place out of 11 teams in the Big Sky Conference. On this episode, Katz...

SPORTS PODCAST: A new offensive strategy for Sac State women’s basketball team

SPORTS PODCAST: A new offensive strategy for Sac State women’s basketball team

Richard Ivanowski, Will Coburn, and Shaun Holkko

October 29, 2019

Coach Bunky Harkleroad describes last year’s basketball season, which ended with a six-game losing streak, as a disappointment and breaks down what went wrong. Senior players Camariah King, Gabi Bade and Kennedy Nicholas go over their plans for the season and who to look out for on the court. ...

SPORTS PODCAST: Chatting with Sac State volleyball setter Ashtin Olin

SPORTS PODCAST: Chatting with Sac State volleyball setter Ashtin Olin

Robyn Dobson, Will Coburn, and Shaun Holkko

October 22, 2019

Listen to Hornet volleyball team setter Ashtin Olin explain her role on the team, her adventures traveling and how Motley Crue amps her up before games. Olin said she wasn’t excited the first time she was assigned the role of the setter. “I hated it for the first couple of games because I didn’t...

SPORTS PODCAST: Breaking down broadcast with Deuce and Mo

SPORTS PODCAST: Breaking down broadcast with Deuce and Mo

Richard Ivanowski and Will Coburn

October 15, 2019

What does it take to make it as a sports broadcaster? Dave "Deuce" Mason and Morgan “Mo” Ragan, hosts of the Deuce & Mo podcast and the play-by-play voice and color commentators for the Stockton Kings, talk about the non-traditional career route it takes to be a sportscaster, and what they t...

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