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PREVIEW: No. 4 Sac State football team gears up for Causeway Classic versus UC Davis

PREVIEW: No. 4 Sac State football team gears up for Causeway Classic versus UC Davis

Mack Ervin III

November 21, 2019

Sacramento State’s football team will look to win it’s first-ever Big Sky Championship as it hosts the 66th Causeway Classic against crosstown rivals the University of California, Davis on Saturday. The Hornets rose to No. 4 in the Coaches and STATS polls after beating the University of Idaho...

Sac State ski and snowboard team anticipates the arrival of winter

Sac State ski and snowboard team anticipates the arrival of winter

Nigel Rayyan

November 21, 2019

“It is about feeling free and expressing yourself, it really is an art,” said Justin Tran, Sac State ski and snowboard team president, about the two sports. “The feeling of frolicking in nature and gazing out at the serene snow-covered mountains is perfect therapy,” Tran said. “It’s its...

SPORTS PODCAST: What’s going on with Sac State’s Athletic Department budget?

SPORTS PODCAST: What’s going on with Sac State’s Athletic Department budget?

Will Coburn, Max Connor, and Shaun Holkko

November 21, 2019

Podcast editor Will Coburn and news editor Max Connor go over the unanswered questions about the Sac State Athletics Department budget. Earlier this semester, the University Budgetary Advisory Committee pointed out that the Sac State Athletics Department generates less revenue and relies more on univ...

Sac State men’s basketball team remains perfect with 61-51 victory over UC Davis

Sac State men’s basketball team remains perfect with 61-51 victory over UC Davis

Michael Wiggins

November 21, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team remains undefeated after beating bitter rival the University of California, Davis 61-51 Wednesday night at the Golden 1 Center. For the fourth straight year, Sac State (3-0) and UC Davis (2-4) matched up for a neutral site game at the home of the Sacramento...

Sac State women’s basketball team’s shooting woes lead to 62-43 loss at Cal Poly

Sac State women’s basketball team’s shooting woes lead to 62-43 loss at Cal Poly

Richard Ivanowski

November 20, 2019

The last two times the Sacramento State women’s basketball team faced off against Cal Poly, it won both games in nail biting fashion, with final scores of 88-85 in 2018 and 97-96 in 2016.  But when the Hornets traveled to San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning to take on the Mustangs, history did not...

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to San Jose State 73-67

Sac State women’s basketball team loses to San Jose State 73-67

Richard Ivanowski

November 17, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team suffered a tough loss at San Jose State University Sunday afternoon, falling short by a final score of 73-67. Sac State (1-2) head coach Bunky Harkleroad selected the same unit to start as he did at home last Wednesday: senior guard Gabi Bade; sophom...

Sac State volleyball team defeats Idaho State on senior night

Sac State volleyball team defeats Idaho State on senior night

Robyn Dobson

November 16, 2019

The Sacramento State volleyball team swept Idaho State University in a decisive three sets at The Nest on Saturday night during their last home game of the regular season.  Lone senior and co-captain Sarah Davis helped lead the Hornets (14-15, 9-7 Big Sky) to victory over the Bengals (7-21, 4-12) ...

No. 6 Sac State football team crushes Idaho 31-7, keeps conference championship hopes alive

No. 6 Sac State football team crushes Idaho 31-7, keeps conference championship hopes alive

Mack Ervin III

November 16, 2019

The Sacramento State football team took care of business by getting a 31-7 win over the University of Idaho on Saturday, setting themselves up for a possible Big Sky title and playoff berth. The Hornets (8-3, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) entered the game at No. 6 in the STATS and Coaches polls following a l...

Sac State men’s basketball team stings UC Riverside in 62-49 win

Sac State men’s basketball team stings UC Riverside in 62-49 win

Michael Wiggins

November 15, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team secured its second double-digit victory of the season Friday night after beating the University of California, Riverside 62-49 inside The Nest.  Sac State (2-0) set the tone early in the game on the defensive side of the ball and held UCR to only 16% sh...

Dominant defense leads way for Sac State football team

Dominant defense leads way for Sac State football team

Michael Wiggins

November 15, 2019

Six games into Big Sky play, the 2019 Sacramento State football team has one of the best defenses in the conference. The unprecedented 5-1 start to conference play for the program can largely be attributed to a defensive unit that has been dominant all season long.      First year head coach ...

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