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Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Sac State baseball team has maple fever

Steven Bryla

July 1, 2019

The Sacramento State baseball roster includes players from around the world, with seven international players on its roster, including six players from Canada. Senior pitcher Tanner Dalton, sophomore infielder Steven Moretto, freshmen pitchers Connor Sparks and Zack McQuaid, and freshmen infielders Dylan...

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Sac State pitcher hopes to be ‘powerhouse’ Pittsburgh Pirates need

Shaun Holkko

June 18, 2019

As a five-year-old boy growing up in Los Angeles, Austin Roberts’ first team experience with baseball was in Little League with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Now, at 20 years old, Roberts will begin his professional career with the Major League equivalent. Story continues below photo. The Sa...

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

3 Sac State baseball players selected in 2019 MLB Draft

Shaun Holkko

June 5, 2019

For the second consecutive year, three Sacramento State baseball players were selected in the Major League Baseball Draft this week. The Hornets (40-25, 18-9 Western Athletic Conference), whose season ended this past weekend at the NCAA regional, had three right-handed pitchers selected to the nex...

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Sac State baseball team ends 2019 season at NCAA regional

Shaun Holkko

June 3, 2019

After winning seven straight tournament elimination games to keep their postseason alive, the 2019 Sacramento State baseball team met its end at the NCAA regional in Stanford. Sac State (40-25) was eliminated following two losses to the host team, the No. 4 Stanford University Cardinal (44-12). T...

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Sac State baseball team wins 2019 WAC tournament

Shaun Holkko

May 27, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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