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Weber State escapes with 31-24 win over Sac State

Weber State escapes with 31-24 win over Sac State

Angel Guerrero

September 17, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

After winning its home opener last week, the Sacramento State football team got the wind knocked out of them early in a 31-24 loss against Weber State Saturday night at Hornet Stadium. Sac State (1-2) watched as the Wildcats drove 75 yards down the field and scored on a three-yard trick-play pass ...

Despite small stature, Sac State cornerback comes up big

Despite small stature, Sac State cornerback comes up big

Angel Guerrero

September 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Most opposing receivers tower over Sacramento State junior cornerback Dre Terrell, but that hasn’t stopped him from intercepting balls from under their noses and picking up accolades. Terrell, 21, stands modestly at 5-foot-8 with his Big Sky Conference and Football Championship Subdivision — ...

Sac State downs Cardinals 56-22 in football home opener

Sac State downs Cardinals 56-22 in football home opener

Angel Guerrero

September 10, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

After losing its first game of the season, the Sacramento State football team bounced back with a 56-22 home opening victory over the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals Saturday night at Hornet Stadium. Sac State (1-1) began the game with an interception from junior transfer quarterback Kevin T...

PREVIEW: Hornets host Incarnate Word in football home opener

PREVIEW: Hornets host Incarnate Word in football home opener

Angel Guerrero

September 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

As Sacramento State’s home opening football game approaches, the Hornets prepare to play a University of Incarnate Word team in a similar situation Saturday night at Hornet Stadium. Both programs went winless in week one against Football Bowl Subdivision opponents, didn’t score a touchdown and we...

Sac State football team drops season opener at Idaho 28-6

Sac State football team drops season opener at Idaho 28-6

Thomas Frey

September 1, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

For brief moments in the second quarter, the Sacramento State football team had control in the season opener at the University of Idaho’s Kibbie Dome Thursday night. The Hornets (0-1) held a 3-0 lead late in the second quarter against their FBS opponent due to three strong runs by true freshman E...

Hornets narrowing down quarterback competition

Hornets narrowing down quarterback competition

Will Moon

August 24, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

With one week before the season opener, the Sacramento State football team has yet to announce who will start at quarterback Aug. 31 against the University of Idaho. Following the departure of Nate Ketteringham — the former Hornet starter who transferred to North Dakota last spring — Sac State ...

5 biggest questions headed into football season

5 biggest questions headed into football season

Angel Guerrero

August 22, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

 As the Sacramento State football team travels to Idaho for its season opener Aug. 31, it will do so with only four wins in the past two years and five important question marks throughout its roster. The Big Sky Conference media and coaches’ preseason poll on July 18 selected the Hornets to finis...

Sac State starting quarterback transfers, leaves position up in the air

Sac State starting quarterback transfers, leaves position up in the air

Noah Alvarez

May 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

After back-to-back 2-9 seasons, the Sacramento State football team will look for a new quarterback in 2017 to lead them to an above .500 record for the first time since 2014. Two-year starting junior quarterback Nate Ketteringham was asked to transfer earlier this spring semester and has been gran...

Sac State alumnae compete in the trenches for Sacramento Sirens

Sac State alumnae compete in the trenches for Sacramento Sirens

Claire Morgan

April 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Sacramento State alumnae find a competitive outlet and family atmosphere on the gridiron of the International Women’s Football League with the Sacramento Sirens. Katherine Axiak and Jenna Avansino — who both played club rugby at Sac State — practice three days a week for three to four hours each...

Injuries, presence of painkillers a reality for NCAA student-athletes

Injuries, presence of painkillers a reality for NCAA student-athletes

Max Jacobs

April 20, 2017


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

In the game of football, the presence of injury is not just a risk — it is a statistical probability for anyone who puts on the pads. There are more than 20,000 injuries per year at the collegiate level, according to reports from the College Football Assistance Fund. With the battle of injuries a...

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