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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor


Sophomore quarterback Kaiden Bennett fires up a deep throw as the starting defense rushes after him during practice on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. Sac State is seeking their first 4-0 start for the second time in program history.

PREVIEW: Sac State Football opens Big Sky Conference play against Cal Poly

Jack Freeman, Football Beat Writer September 28, 2022
Sacramento State football is close to a historic start against Cal Poly. The Hornets are going after their second 4-0 start in program history. Get to know the game before Saturday.
The Sac State volleyball team celebrates near the net after scoring against Idaho State Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, at The Nest. The Hornets got out to a 2-0 start in Big Sky conference play after a 3-0 victory against the Bengals.

Sac State volleyball gets 3-0 victory in sweep at home against Idaho State

Myla Booth September 25, 2022
The Hornets dominated in their first Big Sky home matchup this season:
Sacramento State dominated their lone FBS opponent, blowing past the Colorado State Rams 41-10 Saturday at Sonny Lubick Field at Canvas Stadium. A stifling Hornet defense, and a pair of senior Asher O’Hara touchdowns helped the Hornets cruise to 3-0 in a dominant showing in Fort Collins, CO.

RECAP: Sac State stays undefeated against FBS opponent Colorado State

Jack Freeman September 24, 2022
Hornet football made a trip to Fort Collins and picked up their third victory of the year. For the first time in a decade, The Hornets dominated in their first win over an FBS opponent:
Sac State’s junior forward Austin Wehner gets ready to go on for the ball, taking on University of San Francisco junior defender Elias Thomas at the Hornet Field on Thursday, Sept. 22. Wehner played 81 minutes versus the Dons and has played a total of 547 minutes this season.

Sac State men’s soccer loses 2-1 to USF

Hugo Quintanilla September 24, 2022
Sac State loses 2-1 to University of San Francisco. The Don’s junior goalkeeper Eric Waltz makes a last minute save stopping the Hornets from tying.
Swarm Report Week 2: Women’s Golf tournament victory, Football’s Historic Start & More

Swarm Report Week 2: Women’s Golf tournament victory, Football’s Historic Start & More

Zachary Lallian and Isaac Streeter September 22, 2022
Swarm Report Week 2: Hosts Zach Lallian and Isaac Streeter give a brief recap of Sac State sports for the week and a look ahead into upcoming matchups
Sac State football running through team drills at practice Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022, at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets are taking a trip to Fort Collins, Colorado for a clash with Colorado State on Saturday.

PREVIEW: Sac State looks for first 3-0 start in 30 years against Colorado State

Jack Freeman, Football Beat Writer September 22, 2022
The Hornets look to stay undefeated in their only match up against an FBS opponent this year. Here’s everything you need to know before Saturday’s game.
Sac State starting quarterback Asher OHara, his girlfriend Savai Calloway and their son Elias OHara on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022 at Curtis Park in Land Park. The three moved from Tennessee to Sacramento to pursue O’Hara’s football career.

Under center and over the crib: Sac State quarterback balances football and fatherhood

Isaac Streeter September 21, 2022
Asher O’Hara is tasked with leading an offense and raising his son:
FILE: Sophomore defender Alejandro Padilla defends against Loyola Marymounts graduate student midfielder Leo Zulli at the Hornet field on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Hornets went down a man against LMU but still secured the win at home.

Sac State men’s soccer draws 2-2 against UNLV in Vegas

Hugo Quintanilla, Men's Soccer Beat Writer September 20, 2022
Sac State ties 2-2 to UNLV after the hornets give up the lead early in the second half.
Freshman defender Justin Faison and sophomore middle fielder Ali Sasankhan are defending against a Utah Tech forward Friday, Sept. 16 at Greater Zion Stadium. Sac State has matched their five-win total from 2021 seven games into this season with the 1-0 win against the Trailblazers.

Sac State men’s soccer winning streak extends to three games

Hugo Quintanilla September 18, 2022

With a slow start to the match — and not having many chances on offense — the Sac State men’s soccer team took a 1-0 win over the Utah Tech Trailblazers after a late diving header goal from junior...

 Freshman midfielder Madelyn Dougherty brings the ball up-field against the Washington defense Thursday, Sept. 15, at Hornet Soccer Field. Sac State suffered a 3-0 loss against the 22nd-ranked Huskies as the Hornets are winless on the year.

Sac State suffers fourth straight defeat in 3-0 loss against Washington

Gabriel Llamas September 17, 2022
The Hornet women's soccer team suffered a staggering home loss against the No.22 ranked Washington Huskies.
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