The State Hornet

Mountain Lions season delayed

Dante Geoffrey

July 19, 2011

The start of the Sacramento Mountain Lions season has been delayed to mid-September, according to a letter released by UFL Commissioner Michael Huyghue on July 19. The UFL season, which was scheduled to start August 13, is being pushed back due to the current labor negotiations of the NBA and NFL, resp...

Mountain Lions release 2011 schedule

Joe Fleming

June 10, 2011

The Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League released their 2011 schedule of games. The first two scheduled games are at home in Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium, but still figure to be big challenges for the team according to the head coach Dennis Green. Behind strong support from the Sac...

MoLos and Sac State ‘a perfect match’

MoLos and Sac State ‘a perfect match’

Marshall Hampson

January 25, 2011

After being one win away from the United Football League Championship game last season, the Sacramento Mountain Lions will return to Hornet Stadium for another season in Sacramento. As the first season packed Hornet Stadium, Sacramento Mountain Lions Business Director Joe Wagoner said he witnessed a perf...

On Second Thought: Mountain Lions’ Success

State Hornet

November 2, 2010

Brad Schmidt The Sacramento Mountain Lions' first season has been filled with highs, lows and a great deal of community support. The Mountain Lions are 2-4 and are coming off a last-minute loss to the Hartford Colonials. Despite the losing record, the Mountain Lions have received great community support....

Sacramento Mountain Lions fall to Las Vegas Locomotives 26-3

Alyssa Huskinson

October 15, 2010

The Sacramento Mountain Lions were shut down 26-3 by the Las Vegas Locomotives on Friday night at Hornet Stadium. The Locomotives forced a league-record six turnovers in route to the win. Mountain Lions' cornerback Robert Bourne broke his left leg in the first quarter defending a potential play in the end zone. I...

Local bar and grill hosts Mountain Lions fans

Local bar and grill hosts Mountain Lions fans

Marshall Hampson

October 5, 2010

Having Sacramento Mountain Lions' cheerleaders and mascot greet cars as they pulled into the parking lot of Bisla's Bar and Grill off Folsom Boulevard was anything but ordinary on a Saturday night. The weekend after Hornet Stadium packed 20,000-plus fans for the Mountain Lions' debut, hundreds of Mountai...

Sacramento Mountain Lions drop game against Omaha Nighthawks

Sacramento Mountain Lions drop game against Omaha Nighthawks

Cassie Kolias

October 1, 2010

The Sacramento Mountain Lions lost the lead in the final quarter, surrendering the win Saturday at Rosenblatt Stadium to the Omaha Nighthawks 20-17. Former NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia stole the win from the Mountain Lions with a 13-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jeb Putzier late in the fourth quart...

Former Hornet star continues in UFL

Brad Schmidt

September 28, 2010

When Sacramento Mountain Lions wide receiver Otis Amey isn't catching passes from Daunte Culpepper, he is busy writing inspirational music for local children. Amey grew up in Union City and was the youngest of four boys. During high school, many Pacific-10 Conference and Western Athletic Conference s...

Sacramento Mountain Lions find a home

AJ Taylor

September 28, 2010

After the fireworks had all been fired and the smoke had cleared, the 20,000 fans packing Hornet Stadium began screaming cheers of welcome to their new professional football team - the United Football League's Sacramento Mountain Lions. The welcoming ceremony came full circle during the offensive introduction...

Sacramento Mountain Lions win home debut 24-20

AJ Taylor

September 25, 2010

The Sacramento Mountain Lions played at Hornet Stadium for the first time Saturday night and battled back in the final seconds to defeat the Florida Tuskers 24-20. Mountain Lions' quarterback, Daunte Culpepper led the team from a 20-17 deficit in the final few minutes of the game. With 30 seconds left,...

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