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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...

SPORTS PODCAST: Stinger Esports director BasicTaq on what it takes to make a team

SPORTS PODCAST: Stinger Esports director BasicTaq on what it takes to make a team

Will Coburn, Ashton Byers, and Shaun Holkko

October 9, 2019

Stinger Esports Director Donna “BasicTaq” Walters, director of business administration for Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc., co-founded the team in the fall of 2017. The team is now competing at the collegiate level in Overwatch and League of Legends. In this podcast, Walters talks...

SPORTS PODCAST: What it means to be a walk-on football player at Sac State

SPORTS PODCAST: What it means to be a walk-on football player at Sac State

Jordan Parker, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

October 2, 2019

At the start of the 2019 football season, six of the Sac State football team’s walk-on players were surprised with scholarships. Normally, walk-on players have to get by with their own money while practicing and playing nearly full time while in school, so being awarded a scholarship is both a ...

SPORTS PODCAST: What do Hornet volleyballers do before games?

SPORTS PODCAST: What do Hornet volleyballers do before games?

Robyn Dobson, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

September 24, 2019

In this episode of The State Hornet Sports weekly podcast with sports editor Shaun Holkko, Volleyball reporter Robyn Dobson chats with Hornet voleyball captain Sarah Davis about her pregame rituals. For more coverage of Sac State Soccer and Hornet Athletics, visit StateHornet.com Music: « Ru...

SPORTS PODCAST: Bill would allow student athlete endorsement deals, if Newsom signs

SPORTS PODCAST: Bill would allow student athlete endorsement deals, if Newsom signs

Max Connor, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

September 17, 2019

In this episode of The State Hornet Sports weekly podcast with sports editor Shaun Holkko, podcast editor Will Coburn and higher education reporter Max Connor talk about the implications of SB 206. For more coverage of Sac State Soccer and Hornet Athletics, visit StateHornet.com Music: « Rum...

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