The State Hornet

Mountain Lions hold practice in front of the Capitol

Brad Schmidt

September 20, 2010

The Sacramento Mountain Lions gave their fans a chance to see them practice first-hand today in front of the Capitol building downtown. Police blocked traffic for all entrances to the Capitol and Sixth Street area as the Mountain Lions held practice on the grass strip in the middle of Capitol Street. Spo...

Sacramento Mountain Lions drop UFL debut to Hartford Colonials

Cassie Kolias

September 17, 2010

The Sacramento Mountain Lions dropped their United Football League debut and season opener 27-10 to the Hartford Colonials today at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. The teams battled it out in front of more than 14,000 fans. The Colonials kept the Mountain Lions at bay until the final seven minu...

Daunte Culpepper ready for UFL

Daunte Culpepper ready for UFL

Brad Schmidt

September 14, 2010

Daunte Culpepper's life did not start as well as most would expect. However, Culpepper has used hard work, determination and raw athletic ability which have allowed him to persevere on and off the field. Culpepper's mother gave birth to him in a Miami jail while serving time for an armed robbery con...

Sacramento Mountain Lions training camp wraps up Friday

Brad Schmidt

September 7, 2010

As the Sacramento Mountain Lions near their season opener, the team has been preparing in training camp for their debut season in Sacramento. Before coming to Sacramento, the team was known as the California Redwoods and played its home games in San Jose and San Francisco. The team finished the seas...

City embraces new UFL team

City embraces new UFL team

Cassie Kolias

August 31, 2010

There are Mountain Lions taking over Sacramento and those same giant cats are taking over Hornet Stadium at Sacramento State. This year the school will play home to Sacramento's professional football team. The up-and-coming professional football league, the United Football League, rooted its latest fra...

Mountain lion sighted near river parkway

Blake Ellington

September 7, 2004

Pedestrians aren't the only ones using the American River Parkway. A mountain lion was spotted Aug. 25 on the American River bike trail, not far from Guy West Bridge. Around 6 a.m., Sacramento resident Loretta Franzi was riding along the east side of the river between the Guy West Bridge and H Street Bri...

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