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Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Shaun Holkko

May 27, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team began the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament facing adversity following a 4-2 loss to Utah Valley University in the opening game on Wednesday. “Our mindset was to make sure it doesn’t happen again or we’re going home,” Sac State junior pitcher Austin...

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Sac State baseball team finishes regular season with 33-22 record

Shaun Holkko

May 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Campus, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team enter the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament Wednesday for the eighth straight season under head coach Reggie Christiansen, seeking the team’s third conference title. The Hornets now prepare for their eighth straight appearance in the WAC tournament. Si...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black student athletes’ fight for social justice in Sac State athletics

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Black student athletes’ fight for social justice in Sac State athletics

Milan Cabebe

May 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Campus, From the Archives, Sports

In 1969, Sacramento State basketball players voiced their grievances against the university's athletics department at a public press conference held on campus after experiencing prejudice and discrimination while on the team. The team was coached by Jack Heron at the time. The disagreement on his ha...

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Imani Morton

May 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Sports, Track And Field

Third-year track and field athlete Khala Clarke made the Sacramento State Hornets team her sophomore year after a 12-day tryout. Her love for track began after trying various sports in high school through her coaches’ recommendations, and track was the sport that stuck with her. Although the 400-meter hu...

#SacStateSays: ‘Do you want an MLS team in Sacramento?’

#SacStateSays: ‘Do you want an MLS team in Sacramento?’

Kat Petsalis

May 15, 2019


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Major League Soccer announced that Sacramento has been named a finalist to receive an MLS expansion team. The MLS, which currently has 27 franchises, is looked to expand to 30 teams in the future. The State Hornet asked students if they would like to see a professional soccer team in Sacramento. Weig...

Sac State softball pitcher throws first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference championship history

Sac State softball pitcher throws first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference championship history

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Softball, Sports

Facing elimination in the 2019 Big Sky Conference softball tournament, Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr threw a no-hitter as the Hornets defeated Idaho State 15-0 in five innings. The game was the first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference tournament history and Corr’s second no-hitter of...

Hornets complete comeback with 4-3 win over Wolf Pack

Hornets complete comeback with 4-3 win over Wolf Pack

Shaun Holkko

May 9, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Campus, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team completed a comeback Tuesday to defeat the University of Nevada 4-3 and secure their 30th win of the 2019 season. The Hornets (30-18, 15-6 WAC) returned home to John Smith Field Tuesday for a single-game against the Wolf Pack (25-24, 11-16 MWC) following a four-...

Savanna Corr wins Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year

Savanna Corr wins Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year

Aaron Jackson

May 7, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr won the Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year award after finishing her final season as a Hornet with a 19-12 season record. The announcement was made on the Big Sky Softball’s Twitter account early Tuesday morning. “Coach Perez called me right before the announcement and I actually started crying,” Co...

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Shiavon Chatman

May 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Golf, Sports

For the second time in three seasons, the Sacramento State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Conference championship and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The State Hornet sat down with team leader Sofie Babic to talk to her about golf and her progression at Sac State. Babic, a native of Sweden, said she has been...

Sac State softball team defeats UC Davis for first time in 3 years

Sac State softball team defeats UC Davis for first time in 3 years

Aaron Jackson

May 1, 2019


Filed under Featured, Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team beat University of California, Davis for the first time in three years Tuesday, seizing an early lead over the Aggies and never looking back, winning 6-1. The Hornets (29-20, 9-5 Big Sky) scored first after a sacrifice fly by junior Suzy Brookshire brought home by ...

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