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VIDEO: Sac State baseball team lose opening series to UC Santa Barbara

VIDEO: Sac State baseball team lose opening series to UC Santa Barbara

Shaun Holkko and Kayla Brown

February 17, 2020

The Sacramento State baseball team opened the 2020 season with a 6-1 win against the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos on Friday. RELATED: VIDEO: Sac State baseball team defeats UC Santa Barbara on opening day However, the Gauchos defeated the Hornets 1-0 Saturday in 11 innings and 4-2 Sunday to win the series.  ...

UC Santa Barbara earns revenge with series victory over Sac State baseball team

UC Santa Barbara earns revenge with series victory over Sac State baseball team

Shaun Holkko

February 16, 2020

The Sacramento State baseball team opened the 2020 season with a win Friday night but lost the final two games and the series to the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Hornets (1-2) and Gauchos (2-1) may not be in the same conference but could be considered rivals after Sac State elimina...

Sac State softball team goes 2-3 in Golden State Classic tournament

Sac State softball team goes 2-3 in Golden State Classic tournament

Paola Yepez

February 16, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team had their first road trip of the season when they traveled to Lake Elsinore, California for the Golden State Classic Tournament. The Hornets (6-4) went 2-3 for the weekend with their wins coming against Seton Hall University (3-6) and Army West Point (5-5). Sac Sta...

Sac State men’s basketball team loses a nail-bitter against Northern Colorado

Sac State men’s basketball team loses a nail-bitter against Northern Colorado

Ian Edwards

February 15, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team fell short in a close battle with the University of Northern Colorado on Saturday night at the Nest. The Hornets (13-11, 6-9 Big Sky Conference) came into this game fresh off their impressive win against Southern Utah University. The Bears (17-8, 10-4) came into...

Early struggles hamper Sac State women’s basketball team in road loss

Early struggles hamper Sac State women’s basketball team in road loss

Shaun Holkko

February 15, 2020

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team fell behind early once again Saturday afternoon, leading to a 90-73 wire-to-wire loss at the University of Northern Colorado. The Hornets (8-16, 6-9 Big Sky Conference) were once again without senior forward Kennedy Nicholas when they played against the B...

VIDEO: Sac State baseball team defeats UC Santa Barbara on opening day

VIDEO: Sac State baseball team defeats UC Santa Barbara on opening day

Shaun Holkko, Kayla Brown, and Brooke Uhlenhop

February 15, 2020

The Sacramento State baseball team opened the 2020 season Friday night at John Smith Field with a 6-1 victory against the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Hornets (1-0) got out to an early 4-0 lead against the Gauchos (0-1) after three innings. Santa Barbara responded with a solo home ru...

Johnson scores career-high to lead Sac State women’s basketball team to victory

Johnson scores career-high to lead Sac State women’s basketball team to victory

Shaun Holkko

February 13, 2020

For the 11th consecutive time, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team defeated Southern Utah University following a 71-62 win on the road Thursday night. The Hornets (8-15, 6-8 Big Sky Conference) came into the game against the Thunderbirds (12-10, 6-7) with a disadvantage, missing arguably th...

Sac State men’s basketball team shines in win against Southern Utah

Sac State men’s basketball team shines in win against Southern Utah

Ian Edwards

February 13, 2020

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team beat Southern Utah at home Thursday 70-55. The Hornets (13-10, 6-8 Big Sky Conference) played the first of two home games. They are currently ninth in the Big Sky with seven games remaining until the conference tournament. This will be the first of a four game...

SPORTS PODCAST: Man-to-man with Sac State football alumnus DeAndre Carter

SPORTS PODCAST: Man-to-man with Sac State football alumnus DeAndre Carter

Ian Edwards, Robyn Dobson, and Robbie Pierce

February 13, 2020

On this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports writer Ian Edwards phoned in 2015  graduate Sac State wide receiver DeAndre Carter, who currently plays for the Houston Texans. The two discuss Carter’s time at Sac State then the NFL as well as how he transitioned between the two...

VIDEO: Sac State baseball team enter 2020 season with experience

VIDEO: Sac State baseball team enter 2020 season with experience

Shaun Holkko and Kayla Brown

February 12, 2020

Following a trip to the NCAA Regional in 2019, the Sacramento State baseball team will attempt to go even further in 2020. The Hornets return most of their team from last season with only three notable departures. Hear from Sac State head coach Reggie Christiansen, senior right-handed pitcher Parker Bra...

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