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Sac State cancels football game due to poor air quality

Sac State cancels football game due to poor air quality

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Instagram, Sports

Sacramento State has cancelled its football game against Northern Arizona Saturday night due to poor air quality, caused by smoke from the Camp Fire near Chico. The air quality index was recorded at 218 Saturday evening. According to Associate Athletic Director Brian Berger, the university mandates that if the air quality index is above 200, any athletic event must be cancelled. Th...

Sac State football loses to Weber State 26-14

Sac State football loses to Weber State 26-14

Dominique Walker

November 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Instagram, Sports

Sacramento State’s football team lost on the road against Weber State University 26-14 and the team remains winless in the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets offense struggled, only gaining a total of 191 yards. The Hornet’s first touchdown came in the third quarter on a fumble recovery from senior...

Hornets football struggles continue, losing 41-14

Hornets football struggles continue, losing 41-14

Dominique Walker

October 28, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team continues to struggle this season and fell to Portland State at home 41-14 on Saturday. The Hornets (2-6) have yet to win a Big Sky Conference game and have lost five games in a row. They are the only school in the Big Sky without a conference win. Portland ...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team searches for consistency

PREVIEW: Sac State football team searches for consistency

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Instagram, Sports

The Sacramento State football team isn’t having the season that was widely expected, but with four games left, they are looking to find consistency to finish the season strong. The Hornets (2-5, 0-4 Big Sky Conference) are currently on a four-game losing streak and have given up over 40 points a game d...

North Dakota spoils Hornets homecoming

North Dakota spoils Hornets homecoming

Aaron Jackson

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team fell to the University of North Dakota 41-15 at the homecoming game Saturday night when the Fighting Hawks run game overpowered the Hornets defense. The Hornets were coming off a 48-27 loss at Southern Utah University while the Fighting Hawks were coming off a 41...

VIDEO: ‘Behind the Scenes’ – Episode One

Georgia Fiorenza, PRMA member

October 15, 2018


Filed under Behind the Scenes, Football, Video

The State Hornet follows sports editor Thomas Frey, staff writer Aaron Jackson and managing editor Emily Rabasto as they cover Sac State vs. Cal Poly at Hornet Stadium. RELATED: Triple-option too much in Hornets 41-27 loss to Cal Poly...

Sac State football takes on Southern Utah Saturday

Sac State football takes on Southern Utah Saturday

Dominique Walker

October 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team lost their second game in a row against Cal Poly on Oct. 6 and they look to get their first win in the Big Sky Conference against Southern Utah. The Hornets are looking to get back on track against the winless team. Southern Utah is last in the conference in point...

Losing record leaves Sac State football program in disarray

Losing record leaves Sac State football program in disarray

Dominique Walker

October 9, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team has started the season struggling with a 2-3 overall record and an 0-2 Big Sky record after falling to Cal Poly on Saturday. The Hornets two wins were obtained against St. Francis of Illinois and the second win was against a winless University of Northern Colora...

Triple-option too much in Hornets 41-27 loss to Cal Poly

Triple-option too much in Hornets 41-27 loss to Cal Poly

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State had trouble stopping Cal Poly’s triple-option offense, losing 41-27 to the Mustang’s on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. While the Hornets (2-3, 0-2 Big Sky Conference) scored touchdowns on their first two possessions, they were only able to muster 13 points the rest of the game. The M...

PREVIEW: Football team prepares for Cal Poly and triple-option offense

PREVIEW: Football team prepares for Cal Poly and triple-option offense

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team is focused on stopping Cal Poly’s lethal rushing-attack and closing the game to get back to winning tonight. The Hornets [2-2, 0-1 Big Sky Conference] had their bye week in week five and last played on Sept. 22 against No. 19 Montana, narrowly losing in a shooto...

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