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Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 16, 2019

The sky was grey and the ground was wet. Their photographer canceled because of the weather but they were still determined to have their announcement photoshoot at the place where it all started: Sac State and Hornet Stadium.  In 2013, Nick and Kimberly Mazza were Sacramento State student athletes a...

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

December 12, 2019

From Sac State football's first year in the playoffs to the careers of former Sac State students Deuce and Mo, the sports section here at The State Hornet has had a lot to cover this semester. Here’s sports Editor Shaun Holkko’s top 10 sports stories of the semester on this week's episode the State...

Sac State women’s soccer midfielder prioritizes health after concussion

Sac State women’s soccer midfielder prioritizes health after concussion

Ashton Byers

November 28, 2019

During a women’s soccer away game at Portland State on Oct. 13, Sacramento State junior midfielder Skylar Littlefield was struck in the head by the ball, causing a concussion.  Littlefield, 20, is currently majoring in communication studies at Sac State and received a scholarship to play soccer at Sa...

Sac State women’s soccer team’s season ends in semifinals of Big Sky Championship

Sac State women’s soccer team’s season ends in semifinals of Big Sky Championship

Vince Castellana

November 8, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team’s season and record 17-game unbeaten streak came to an end with a 2-1 overtime loss to Eastern Washington University in the semifinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Early on in the game Friday, the Hornets’ first-round bye appeared to be a hindra...

Sac State women’s soccer team to play in Big Sky Championship

Sac State women’s soccer team to play in Big Sky Championship

Vince Castellana

November 6, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team set a Big Sky record by ending regular season play with a 17-match unbeaten streak and will enter the postseason conference tournament as the second seed. The only loss for the Hornets (11-1-6, 5-0-4) in 2019 came in the first match of the season on the r...

Sac State women’s soccer team sets Big Sky record with 17-match unbeaten streak

Sac State women’s soccer team sets Big Sky record with 17-match unbeaten streak

Robert Moon

October 27, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team defeated Eastern Washington University 1-0 Sunday, for their 17th consecutive match without a loss, setting a new Big Sky record. Sunday’s match pitted two of the best teams in the Big Sky Conference against each other with the third-place Hornets (11-1-6...

Sac State women’s soccer team defeats Idaho with overtime goal

Sac State women’s soccer team defeats Idaho with overtime goal

Vince Castellana

October 26, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team (10-1-6, 4-0-4 Big Sky) defeated the University of Idaho (4-12-2, 1-5-2) Friday 1-0 thanks to an overtime game-winning goal by junior midfielder Samantha Craig. The game was deadlocked at zero throughout regulation and the first half of overtime. Then ...

#SacStateSays: ‘What are your thoughts on Sacramento officially getting an MLS team?’

#SacStateSays: ‘What are your thoughts on Sacramento officially getting an MLS team?’

Ashton Byers

October 25, 2019

Major League Soccer is making its way to Sacramento. Sacramento Republic FC has been accepted as the 29th MLS expansion team and is set to play in the league starting in 2022. RELATED: Sacramento MLS team to positively affect Sac State, Republic FC announcer says The State Hornet asked Sacramento State students their thoughts on MLS ...

Sac State sophomore forward was drawn to soccer at a young age

Sac State sophomore forward was drawn to soccer at a young age

Vince Castellana

October 24, 2019

Sacramento State sophomore forward Benji Kikanovic had a successful freshman season in which he racked up many accomplishments from winning Big West co-Freshman of the Year to making the Big West All-Freshman team and the Big West All-Second Team. “All those awards to me are really nothing,” Kikanovic said....

Sac State men’s soccer team loses to Cal Poly on Senior Day

Sac State men’s soccer team loses to Cal Poly on Senior Day

Nigel Rayyan

October 24, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team lost to California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo 1-0 at Hornet Field Wednesday, dropping their season record to 1-3-1 in Big West Conference play.   Wednesday’s loss soured Senior Day celebrations, as this was the last opportunity to ea...

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