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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Sacramento Kings emcee Scott Freshour on how to seize opportunity: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Sacramento Kings emcee Scott Freshour on how to seize opportunity: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Garry Singh and Jordan Latimore May 17, 2021
“I could not fathom that there was an opportunity that existed like this,” said Scott Freshour, Sacramento Kings emcee and special guest on Sports Spotlight with Garry Singh and Jordan Latimore.
Hornet basketball alumnus drafted to Puerto Rican pro league: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Hornet basketball alumnus drafted to Puerto Rican pro league: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Garry Singh and Jordan Latimore May 12, 2021
Jordan Latimore and Garry Singh interview Sac State men’s basketball alumnus Brandon Davis about being an athlete in COVID times and being drafted to the Guaynabo Mets, a team in the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional.
Softball junior Alondra Mejia on setting Sac State home run record: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST

Softball junior Alondra Mejia on setting Sac State home run record: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST

Jordan Latimore and Garry Singh May 6, 2021
Alondra Mejia, the softball junior who set the school home run record this month, talks about how she got into softball, the team culture on Hornet softball, and her hopes for the rest of her time with the Hornets.
SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Hornet basketball team alumnus joins G League Ignite

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Hornet basketball team alumnus joins G League Ignite

Garry Singh and Jordan Latimore April 5, 2021
Join broadcast staffer Garry Singh and sports writer Jordan Latimore for another season of our Sports Spotlight podcast, with this episode featuring Sacramento State men’s basketball alumnus and G League Ignite player Cody Demps.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Looking back on a semester of sports largely without sports

Jason Gallardo, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce December 18, 2020
On the season finale of the Sports Spotlight, Jason Gallardo and Garry Singh look back on a semester of sports coverage largely without sports, and discuss when and how sports can continue safely amid COVID-19.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State alumnus discusses how to make it in sports radio

Jason Gallardo, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce November 25, 2020
Sac State alumnus Kyle Madson, producer and co-host of several sports radio shows and podcasts, talks how to make it in the fast-moving world of sports radio as well as his predictions for the 49ers and his optimal tailgate setup.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State alumnus makes the cut in soccer, music and barbering

Garry Singh, Jason Gallardo, and Robbie Pierce November 21, 2020
Jason Gallardo and Garry Singh interview Sac State alumnus Chimdum Mez, who was recently drafted by the MLS San Jose Earthquakes after playing professional soccer in Costa Rica.
Jazmin Carrasco, center, during practice at Hornet Stadium. This week on State Hornet Sports Spotlight, the Ventura native and community college success story discusses her love for and journey through the sport of basketball.

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State women’s basketball newcomer’s favorite pro players, memories and potatoes

Jason Gallardo November 11, 2020
Sports writer Jason Gallardo interviews women’s basketball newcomer Jazmin Carrasco on her favorite teams, players and memories in the sport of basketball — and her favorite potato dishes.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State alumnus football player finds international success

Jason Gallardo and Robbie Pierce November 4, 2020
Jason Gallardo talks to alumnus football player Garret Saffron, who bounced back from getting cut by the Oakland Raiders training camp to apply his craft in places like Italy and most recently Japan.
Sac State alumnus Sam Amick interviews Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin Magic Johnson before a Clippers and Lakers game on Oct. 19, 2017 at the Staples Center. Amick currently works as an NBA insider for The Athletic, and was one of the few reporters assigned to work inside the NBA bubble.

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: The Athletic’s Sam Amick reporting from inside the NBA bubble

Ian Edwards, Garry Singh, and Robbie Pierce October 29, 2020
Hallway wine night, pick-up pickleball and cigars by the lake: On the first episode of our new Sports Spotlight podcast, The Athletic insider Sam Amick talks about his experience and best stories working inside the NBA bubble.
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