The State Hornet

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...

28 football players left Sac State after 2016 — here’s why

28 football players left Sac State after 2016 — here’s why

Thomas Frey, Sport editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Since Jody Sears arrived at Sacramento State in 2014, 72 players have left the Sac State football program — with most leaving after the 2016 season. A total of 28 players who were underclassmen in 2016 were not on the roster in 2017. Some said they left for medical reasons, some for unknown rea...

Sac State loses in a shootout against Montana

Sac State loses in a shootout against Montana

Dominique Walker

September 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

In the first game of Big Sky Conference play this season, Sacramento State traveled to No. 20 University of Montana and was defeated 41-34, making its record 2-2 on the year. Out of 21 games played against Montana, The Hornets have only won one, which was in 2011. However, they are winless at...

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, Sports, 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 ...

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