The State Hornet

PREVIEW: Hornets hope to continue win streak against Grizzlies

Aaron Jackson

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team is coming off a 28-25 win against Northern Colorado Bears and is preparing to take on the University of Montana Grizzlies this Saturday. In the final minutes of the game against the Bears, Hornet running back Elijah Dotson sealed the game with a 3-yard touchdown run...

VIDEO: Sophmore running back Elijah Dotson

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under Football, Video

Sacramento State sophomore running back Elijah Dotson talks about averaging more than five yards per carry, the game against Northern Colorado and the upcoming game against Montana on Saturday. RELATED: Sac State football holds on to beat Northern Colorado...

Sac State football holds on to beat Northern Colorado

Sac State football holds on to beat Northern Colorado

Dominique Walker

September 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

After losing for the first time this season last week against San Diego State, Sacramento State bounced back with a 28-25 victory over the University of Northern Colorado. The Hornets gave up a total of 440 yards, 315 of them were from the Bears backup quarterback Keaton Mott. However, Sac State ...

VIDEO: Senior defensive back Mister Harriel

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

Sacramento State senior defensive back Mister Harriel talks about the San Diego State game, the defense as a unit, and his second interception of the game in the fourth quarter against SDSU. RELATED: Sac State can't keep lead against SDSU...

Sac State can’t keep lead against SDSU

Sac State can’t keep lead against SDSU

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Despite leading 14-13 against San Diego State, Sacramento State allowed a touchdown with 4:05 to play and lost 28-14. The Hornets (1-1) had a chance to put the game away when the Aztecs (1-1) went for a fourth-and-9 with 5:59 to play in the fourth quarter and converted. Less than two minutes la...

Sac State football players talk swagger

Sac State football players talk swagger

Robby Sanchez, Arts & Entertainment editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Culture, Featured, Football

No matter what major or social group, a big way students express themselves is through the outfits they wear. Beneath the green and gold threads, they wear on gameday, student-athletes all have their own sense of style beyond their uniforms and practice garb. Mister Harriel and Dre Terrell, ...

Sac State defense dominates but still has room for improvement

Sac State defense dominates but still has room for improvement

Dominique Walker

September 2, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State football opened the season against St. Francis University by winning 55-7. The talent on the field was overwhelming for St. Francis, a school which plays at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics level. The Hornets led 31-0 at halftime and played their substitutes f...

Hornets stomp on St. Francis with head coach suspended

Hornets stomp on St. Francis with head coach suspended

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Without Sacramento State head coach Jody Sears, the Hornets still rolled their way to a 55-7 win over St. Francis (IL.) to open the season Saturday at Hornet Stadium. Assistant head coach Paul Wulff took Sears’ place as interim head coach due to a one-game suspension Sears sustained from the NCAA ...

PREVIEW: Hornets open season Saturday with high aspirations

PREVIEW: Hornets open season Saturday with high aspirations

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team kicks off the 2018 season this Saturday at home against lower division midwestern team, University of St. Francis, from Illinois. The Hornets finished last season tied for the most wins in the Jody Sears era (7-4 overall, 6-2 Big Sky) and tied for fourth place in...

VIDEO: Sac State football coach, seniors have high hopes for 2018

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

Jody Sears, George Obinna and Kevin Thomson give their thoughts on the upcoming season. The Hornets are coming off a 7-4 season in 2017. RELATED: Senior-heavy Sac State football team begins season with spectrum of talent...

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