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Hornets sweep Chicago State in 3-game baseball series

Hornets sweep Chicago State in 3-game baseball series

Alex Daniels

April 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team swept Chicago State in a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday at John Smith Field. The Hornets (16-14, 6-1 Western Athletic Conference) were originally supposed to play the Cougars (5-23, 0-9 WAC) on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, but rain on Friday forced the...

Sac State sophomore pitcher continues to bring in the accolades

Sac State sophomore pitcher continues to bring in the accolades

Shaun Holkko

March 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Sacramento State sophomore pitcher Parker Brahms’ hard work is paying off as he has been dominant and made an impression on major league scouts this season. Brahms put himself on the map nationally as a freshman after earning several accolades including Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American,...

Baseball team loses 3 out of 4 games to Broncos

Baseball team loses 3 out of 4 games to Broncos

Alex Daniels

March 11, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Despite scoring a season-high 10 runs in the first game and having the lead in the ninth inning of the third game, the Sacramento State baseball team lost three out of four games against Santa Clara University. The Hornets (6-10) started the series ‒ which began with the first two games in Santa C...

Baseball team falls 6-3 to Gonzaga to conclude 4-game series

Baseball team falls 6-3 to Gonzaga to conclude 4-game series

Alex Daniels

March 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost 6-3 against Gonzaga University on Monday at John Smith Field. The game was a part of a makeup series for the Hornets (5-7) as they were originally supposed to play at Washington State University, but the series was cancelled due to projected snow all week in...

Baseball team falls to San Francisco in extra innings

Baseball team falls to San Francisco in extra innings

Alex Daniels

February 24, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team was led by solid pitching, but the bats were kept quiet as the Hornets fell 2-0 in extra innings against the University of San Francisco on Friday. The Hornets (2-3) and Dons (2-2) were both held scoreless after nine innings at John Smith Field, but San Francisco...

OPINION: MLB’s pace-of play-rules grow more excessive each year

OPINION: MLB’s pace-of play-rules grow more excessive each year

Nick Koeneke

February 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Opinion, Sports

With the first games of spring training being played today, Major League Baseball’s 2018 season is just around the corner. The birth of a new season almost always entails some yearly change coming to America’s pastime. In recent years, the MLB Front Office has made it clear that the pace of play ne...

Hornets split 4-game baseball series against Washington

Hornets split 4-game baseball series against Washington

Alex Daniels

February 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team split a four-game series against the University of Washington from Friday to Monday to open the 2018 season at John Smith Field. The series split against the Huskies snaps a streak of three consecutive years in which the Hornets have defeated a team from a Power-5 Confere...

Baseball team looks to build upon previous success to begin season

Baseball team looks to build upon previous success to begin season

Shaun Holkko

February 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team set the bar high after advancing to the NCAA Regional last season — and is focused on achieving that goal once again. Sac State coach Reggie Christiansen led the Hornets to at least 30 wins for the sixth consecutive season after going 32-27 in 2017. In Western...

Hoskins welcomed home amid newfound stardom

Hoskins welcomed home amid newfound stardom

Will Moon, Digital editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Former Sacramento State first baseman Rhys Hoskins has yet to play a full season in Major League Baseball, but the Sacramento-native’s slugging has propelled his status from coast to coast. With 50 major league games on his resume following his Aug. 10 call-up, Hoskins stood fourth in total votes for...

Baseball coach roots himself with Hornets for next 7 years

Baseball coach roots himself with Hornets for next 7 years

Shaun Holkko

November 1, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State baseball coach Reggie Christiansen grew up in one of the largest redwood mills in the world — now he’s found himself planted in the “City of Trees” for the next seven years. Christiansen, 42, signed a contract extension offered by Sac State Athletic Director Mark Orr on Oct. 19 t...

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