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Brothers in track study film together

Brothers in track study film together

JJ Williams

February 28, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Sacramento State cross country athletes and twin brothers, Mark and Luke Frazier, have a bond stronger than DNA alone, a bond that makes them identical beyond their physical appearances and choice in sports.   The junior Frazier brothers stand 6 feet 2 inches tall, weigh 150 pounds, have brown hair,...

Indoor track makes a splash at New Mexico Classic

Indoor track makes a splash at New Mexico Classic

David Somers

February 6, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Team captain Ify Agwuenu, freshman Zach Coniglio and the rest of the Sacramento State indoor track and field team set a high standard with its performance this past Friday and Saturday at the New Mexico Classic in Albuquerque, N.M. Agwuenu broke her own school record in the women's weight throw with...

Early results show improved performance for track and field

Early results show improved performance for track and field

David Somers

January 31, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Coming off a clean sweep of last year's conference crowns, Sacramento State's Director of Track and Field/head coach Kathleen Raske would like the fans to know one thing: These Hornets are hungry for another title. With a strong showing at the Bronco Invitational in Nampa, Idaho, Sac State's indoor track and f...

Indoor track places high at Washington Invit. over weekend

Indoor track places high at Washington Invit. over weekend

David Somers

January 30, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Senior Baiba Celma and junior Jesse Elvrom led the way for Sacramento State's indoor track and field teams by finishing in the top 10 at the University of Washington Invitational this past Friday and Saturday. Celma's 3,456-point performance landed her at seventh overall in the pentathlon and helped her m...

Former track athlete hopes to go from triple jump to triple platinum

Josh Stanley and AJ Taylor

January 3, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Sophomore Nicholas Taylor of the 2011 Sacramento State track and field championship team chose to continue his music career in place of running track and field after he received an ultimatum from head coach Kathleen Raske, according to Taylor. Raske, who would not comment for this article, presented th...

Cross country has close relationship with track and field

Cross country has close relationship with track and field

Katie McMillin

October 4, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

The cross country and track and field teams experience a crossover unlike any other sports on campus - training year-round and usually seven days a week. “We have just a couple weeks off,” said men’s cross country captain Cole Younger. “At the end of track season we have a couple weeks off, t...

Track & Field win Big Sky Championship

State Hornet Staff

May 14, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

The Sacramento State men's and women's track and field squad concluded a dominant year by winning the Big Sky Championship at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. Sac State became just the third school to sweep the indoor and outdoor track titles in Big Sky Conference history. Northern Arizona accomplished the f...

Track and field director brings successful seasons for teams

Anthony Honrade

May 10, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Before head coach and director of track and field Kathleen Raske came to Sacramento State, the Hornets had never finished better than fourth at a Big Sky Conference Championship. Since her arrival in the fall of 2003, Raske has guided the Hornets to nine Big Sky titles and has also provided a sense ...

Track & Field: Wallace nominated for top performer in nation

State Hornet Staff

May 8, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Senior track and field star Lea Wallace is one of 10 women on the watchlist for The Bowerman, an award given to the top female and male track and field performers. Wallace has had a record-setting year in 2011, setting school records in the mile and 800-meter during the indoor season, and the 800-met...

Track and field flies high

Track and field flies high

Stacey Adams

April 19, 2011


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Sacramento State Track and Field hopes that the outdoor season will bring the opportunity for greater marks and performances.   As the season shifted from indoor to outdoor, the track and field team found the move to be painless.   “The transition from the indoor to outdo...