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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Junior guard Zee Hamoda in the Big Sky Tournament semifinals Tuesday, March 12, 2024. Hamoda played in the tournament while he fasted for Ramadan. (Photos courtesy of Big Sky Conference and Malachi Parker, graphic created in Canva by Jahson Nahal)

Sac State guard overcomes challenges of Ramadan on the big stage

Donny Ghani, staffer May 13, 2024
Sac State junior guard Zee Hamoda fasted every day during Sac State’s Big Sky Tournament run.
Redshirt freshman Lou Baudouin sitting on a bench outside Yosemite Hall Tuesday, April 16, 2024. Baudouin earned All-Big Sky Conference honors in both singles and doubles in her first full season.

Season-long setback fuels Sac State redshirt freshman to success

Jahson Nahal, Staffer May 11, 2024
Sac State redshirt freshman Lou Baudouin overcame a season-ending injury to help lead the Sac State Hornets to a Big Sky Conference Championship in her first full season.
Redshirt senior Evan Gibbons releasing a fastball at John Smith Field against Tarleton Friday, April 26, 2024. Gibbons is the only pitcher this season to pitch in a complete game.

A return to prominence for Sac State in Arlington

Kai Arellano, Staffer May 10, 2024
Sac State travels to Arlington, Texas to win two out of a three-game series over the University of Texas at Arlington.
Junior shortstop Gwen Ludwig fielding the ball against Montana at Shea Stadium Friday, April 26, 2024. Ludwig led the Hornets offensively in their first tournament game with four hits and three runs.

Sac State softball smashes through the opposing defenses to keep season alive

Rinn Lee, Staffer May 10, 2024
The Hornets pulled off two tough wins against Montana and Idaho State in game two and four of the Big Sky Tournament.
Women’s golf claims another Big Sky Conference Championship Wednesday, April 17, 2024 to add to its trophy case. With this win, they’ll travel to Washington to play in the NCAA Regionals.

Sac State golf brings home double the Big Sky hardware on the links to advance

Andrew Edwards, Staffer May 8, 2024
Sac State Golf crowned Big Sky Champions, will now play for a chance to go to NCAA D1 Championships to take on Stanford and Washington.
Senior third baseman Lewa Day swinging against Montana in her last series at home Friday, April 26, 2024. Day broke the Big Sky Conference record for career home runs in game two against Montana.

The seniors of Sac State softball dominate their last series at home

Rinn Lee, Staffer May 4, 2024
The Sac State Hornets defended their home turf with a vengeance in the last home series of the regular season, hardly letting Montana get a run in edgewise.
Senior right fielder Cesar Valero sliding into third base after running from first in the second inning at John Smith Field, against Tarleton State University Friday, April 26, 2024. Valero scored after a single by senior third baseman Jorge Bojorquez.

The lows of baseball present themselves to Sac State again

Kai Arellano, Staffer May 1, 2024
Sac State lost to Tarleton State University by a sweep in their comeback series at John Smith Field.
Sacramento State men’s tennis team celebrating with the Big Sky Tournament trophy on Saturday, April 27, 2024. The Hornets defeated the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks, 4-1, for the Big Sky Tournament Championship.

‘I was ready to die on the court today’: Men’s tennis gives their all for a championship

Ryan Lorenz, Staffer April 30, 2024
Sacramento State men’s tennis gets their revenge against the Lumberjacks and ends the Big Sky Tournament with a new trophy to show for it.
The Sacramento State women’s tennis team celebrating with the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship trophy after defeating Weber State 4-2 Saturday, April 27, 2024. The Hornets now have 12 Big Sky Tournament titles.

NCAA Tournament bound: Sac State women’s tennis wins Big Sky Championship

Jahson Nahal, Staffer April 28, 2024
Sacramento State women’s tennis added to their title count after defeating Weber State 4-2, in the final of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, sending them to the NCAA Tournament.
 Redshirt senior pitcher Evan Gibbons and sophomore catcher Jacob Cortez celebrating with the team after getting the final strikeout of the inning while walking into the dugout against California Baptist University on Friday, April 5, 2024. Gibbons has a total of 40 strikeouts currently this season.

Another weekend sweep for Sac State baseball in Irvine

Kai Arellano, Staffer April 26, 2024
Sac State defeats USC and Santa Clara in a clash in Irvine, California.
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