The State Hornet

PREVIEW: Hornets hope to continue win streak against Grizzlies

Aaron Jackson

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Sacramento State football team is coming off a 28-25 win against Northern Colorado Bears and is preparing to take on the University of Montana Grizzlies this Saturday. In the final minutes of the game against the Bears, Hornet running back Elijah Dotson sealed the game with a 3-yard touchdown run...

Sophomore brings experience, excitement and expectations to the pitch

Sophomore brings experience, excitement and expectations to the pitch

Anthony Galvan

September 18, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Controlling the pass from a teammate, dribbling past two defenders and slotting it past the keeper, Sacramento State sophomore forward Kylee Kim-Bustillos scored her first goal of the season. With her opening goal of the game against California State University, Northridge on Sunday, Kim-Bustillos showe...

Women’s soccer team plans to rebound from a 1-6-2 record

Women’s soccer team plans to rebound from a 1-6-2 record

Jose Gaglianone

September 17, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team wants to rebound from starting off the 2018 season with a 1-6-2 record by staying healthy and finding the best formation that fits the team according to Sac State head coach Randy Dedini. The Hornets lost against UC Santa Barbara, California State University, No...

Sac State women’s volleyball falls in Boise State Classic

Sac State women’s volleyball falls in Boise State Classic

Mike Yun

September 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team competed in the Boise State Classic at Boise State University in Idaho on Friday and Saturday and finished the tournament (0-3) bringing their overall record to (5-9). The Hornets started off the tournament against undefeated University of Portland (...

Sac State football holds on to beat Northern Colorado

Sac State football holds on to beat Northern Colorado

Dominique Walker

September 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

After losing for the first time this season last week against San Diego State, Sacramento State bounced back with a 28-25 victory over the University of Northern Colorado. The Hornets gave up a total of 440 yards, 315 of them were from the Bears backup quarterback Keaton Mott. However, Sac State ...

Hornet Volleyball Player Mikaela Nocetti proves vital to team’s success

Hornet Volleyball Player Mikaela Nocetti proves vital to team’s success

Julia McPherson

September 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Sports, Volleyball

Mikaela Nocetti stood at the serving line in the Sacramento State Invitational on Saturday, and for the first time in her career, she didn’t have a more experienced outside hitter by her side. When she arrived at Sacramento State after transferring from the University of Portland in 2016, she ...

Former Sac State basketball head coach loses battle to cancer at age 60

Former Sac State basketball head coach loses battle to cancer at age 60

Dominique Walker

September 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Former Sacramento State basketball head coach Don Newman died from cancer on Tuesday at the age of 60, according to My San Antonio. Newman was the head coach at Sac State from 1992-1997 and his overall record was 20-114. He was then the head coach at Arizona State in 1997-1998 before becoming an ...

VIDEO: Senior defensive back Mister Harriel

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

Sacramento State senior defensive back Mister Harriel talks about the San Diego State game, the defense as a unit, and his second interception of the game in the fourth quarter against SDSU. RELATED: Sac State can't keep lead against SDSU...

Women’s soccer scores three goals in 10 minutes, collects first win

Women’s soccer scores three goals in 10 minutes, collects first win

Paul Pena

September 11, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team scored three goals in a 10 minute span and defeated the University of Nevada 3-2 on Friday, Sept. 7. The Hornets (1-5-1) split a pair of home games this weekend and collected their first win of the year on Friday over Nevada, and then fell to California Sta...

Sac State can’t keep lead against SDSU

Sac State can’t keep lead against SDSU

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Despite leading 14-13 against San Diego State, Sacramento State allowed a touchdown with 4:05 to play and lost 28-14. The Hornets (1-1) had a chance to put the game away when the Aztecs (1-1) went for a fourth-and-9 with 5:59 to play in the fourth quarter and converted. Less than two minutes la...

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