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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...

‘We have nothing’: Sac State student-athlete helps family, community hurt by hurricane

‘We have nothing’: Sac State student-athlete helps family, community hurt by hurricane

Rin Carbin

October 24, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

For three days after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Sacramento State senior catcher Raul Ortiz was unable to contact any of his family members in his hometown of Toa Alta. Now, a GoFundMe campaign organized by Ortiz and his girlfriend, Shelby Gill, is nearly at its goal of raising $10,000 to help his family and comm...

Hoskins makes MLB history with powerful pace

Hoskins makes MLB history with powerful pace

Will Moon

September 3, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

Twenty-five days into his Major League Baseball debut, former Sacramento State first baseman and Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Rhys Hoskins was named National League Rookie of the Month for August on Sept. 3. On Aug. 30, Hoskins won the minor league honors of International League Most Valua...

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Sac State wins WAC title, advances to play Stanford in NCAA Regional

Max Jacobs

May 29, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

After capturing the Western Athletic Conference championship in the conference tournament at Hohokam Stadium from May 24-27, the Sacramento State baseball team will play Stanford University on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Regional.   The 2017 WAC title is the program’s first since 2...

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