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Robinson carries Sac State football team to 42-35 victory

Robinson carries Sac State football team to 42-35 victory

Angel Guerrero
November 13, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

On a night dedicated to seniors, Sacramento State running back Jordan Robinson couldn’t help but stand out as the Hornets defeated Portland State 42-35 at Hornet Stadium. Robinson rushed for a career-high 262 yards and four touchdowns on 23 carries in his last game at Sacramento to help Sac State (2-8, 2...

Lone defensive starting senior leads football team by example

Lone defensive starting senior leads football team by example

Will Moon
November 8, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Though his college football career ends in November, senior defensive back Nick Crouch plans to carry the lessons he has learned at Sacramento State to a new team: the U.S. Navy. Crouch has played all four years since joining the Hornets in 2013, and is now fourth in total tackles (52) as the only s...

No. 14 Cal Poly runs over Hornet football team 59-47

No. 14 Cal Poly runs over Hornet football team 59-47

Angel Guerrero
October 30, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Cal Poly’s Kori Garcia could’ve stepped out of bounds after his 35-yard run in a 59-47 win over Sacramento State, but instead chose to stampede over defenders at Hornet Stadium. This run by the senior slotback encapsulated No. 14 ranked Cal Poly’s (6-2, 4-1 Big Sky) intentions against the struggling...

‘I was meant to be here’: Former Hornet embraces football

‘I was meant to be here’: Former Hornet embraces football

Ryan Lewis
October 19, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

From undrafted rookie linebacker out of Sacramento State to jokingly complaining about his overall rating in the newest Madden football video game, it's safe to say Todd Davis has enjoyed his football journey. Davis, 24, is now the starting linebacker for the NFL Super Bowl 50 champion Denver Bron...

Sac State football suffer lopsided loss at Montana, 68-7

Sac State football suffer lopsided loss at Montana, 68-7

Ryan Lewis
October 16, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State looked for its first ever road victory against Montana at Washington–Grizzly Stadium, but any hope of success was shunned before the end of the first half on Saturday. Montana (5-1, 2-1 Big Sky) entered the contest as the No. 10 ranked team in the Football Championship Subdivision...

Hornets stumble through first half of football season

Hornets stumble through first half of football season

Angel Guerrero
October 15, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State is struggling to improve upon its 2-9 finish in last year’s campaign midway through the football season. Sac State (1-5, 1-2 Big Sky) began this season with the program’s worst start in over a decade after going 0-4. During this four-game stretch, the Hornets — which have a ...

Hornets hit hard by North Dakota in homecoming loss, 40-7

Hornets hit hard by North Dakota in homecoming loss, 40-7

Angel Guerrero
October 9, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State football fans had little to cheer about on homecoming night at Hornet Field as North Dakota ran all over the home team on Saturday for a 40-7 victory. North Dakota (4-2, 3-0 Big Sky) rushed for a combined 422 yards and five touchdowns on the ground — the fifth of which sent hundreds...

Hornets win on last-minute touchdown over Montana State, 41-38

Hornets win on last-minute touchdown over Montana State, 41-38

Angel Guerrero
October 2, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

It looked as if Sacramento State and Montana State would be a defensive battle after the first quarter of football on Saturday, but two young quarterbacks had a different idea in mind at Hornet Stadium. Sac State (1-4, 1-1 Big Sky) sophomore quarterback Nate Ketteringham racked up 356 passing yar...

Hornet football drops fourth straight game to Idaho State, 42-34

Hornet football drops fourth straight game to Idaho State, 42-34

Ryan Lewis
September 26, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State’s offense came to life in the second half of its Big Sky conference opener, but the team remains winless after falling to Idaho State 42-34 on Saturday, Sept. 24. Sac State (0-4, 0-1 Big Sky) started the game sluggishly, while Idaho State (2-2, 1-0 Big Sky) jumped to a 21 to nothing...

Hornets remain winless after 14-7 loss at Weber State

Hornets remain winless after 14-7 loss at Weber State

Ryan Lewis
September 17, 2016
Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Sacramento State ended up on the wrong end of a wild finish after losing to the Weber State Wildcats 14-7 at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah on Saturday. The Hornet defense — which allowed 515 yards of total offense — only gave up two touchdowns on the night, but as was the case last week against...

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