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Sacramento State men’s basketball senior forward Bryce Fowler (23) attempts a free throw against the Montana State defense on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, at the Hornets Nest. The Hornets suffered a heartbreaking 68-66 loss to the Bobcats after Fowler missed a potentially game-winning three at the buzzer.

Sac State men’s basketball suffers heartbreaking 68-66 loss to Montana State

Jordan Latimore December 6, 2021
The Sac State men's basketball team lost its second straight Big Sky matchup and remains winless in conference play after a missed game-winning three from senior forward Bryce Fowler, here is the recap:
Junior quarterback Jake Dunniway (12) and senior wide receiver Isaiah Gable (4) embrace after losing to South Dakota State on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Hornets hosted a second-round playoff game against the Jackrabbits.

Sac State football falls to South Dakota State in 24-19 second round loss

Brandon Bailey December 4, 2021
Sac State football lost 24-19 after scoring 19 unanswered points and coming up short against South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits sealed the game on a fourth and inches rushing attempt.
Sacramento State men’s basketball senior forward Bryce Fowler drives to the rim against Montana on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at the Hornets Nest. The Hornets lost their conference opener to the Grizzlies 65-58 after finding themselves in an early 17-point deficit.

Sac State men’s basketball trounced 65-58 in conference opener

Jordan Latimore December 4, 2021
The Sacramento State men’s basketball team couldn’t dig themselves out of an early hole in their 65-58 loss to Montana. Read the recap here:
Senior guard Summer Menke going after a loose ball on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. Sacramento State lost to the University of Montana 75-59 in their first conference matchup on the road.

Sac State women’s basketball stomped by Montana in Big Sky opener 75-59

John Cabales, sports editor December 3, 2021
Sacramento State women’s basketball dug themselves into a hole in the third quarter that was too deep for them to get out of, resulting in their first Big Sky conference play loss.
Sophomore running back Marcus Fulcher (9) finds the edge versus UC Davis’ sophomore linebacker Calvin Mouisset (46) for a first down on November 20th 2021at UC Davis Health Stadium.The Hornets will face-off against the Jackrabbits for their most important game of the season on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Preview: Sac State football begins chase for national championship

Brandon Bailey December 3, 2021
Sac State is set to take on South Dakota State for their first matchup in the playoffs as they chase a national championship.
Senior Sacramento State football running back BJ Perkinson runs against Dixie State on Sept. 4, 2021. Perkinson finished the win against Dixie State with 98 total yards.

Sac State football: Running game carries weight for offense

Dylan Mcneill December 2, 2021
Sac State football averages almost 200 yards a game rushing the ball in Big Sky. The three backs don’t mind who gets the touches, as long as they all get the win.
Photo of Sac State sophomore running back Marcus Fulcher (9) taken by Ayaana Williams. Graphic made in Canva by Alex Muegge & Mercy Sosa

No. 4 seed Sac State to face South Dakota State in FCS playoffs: 4TH AND GOAL PODCAST

Mack Ervin III and Brandon Bailey November 30, 2021

“4th and Goal'' is The State Hornet’s newest podcast and features former football beat writer and current podcast editor Mack Ervin III alongside current football beat writer Brandon Bailey breaking...

Senior middle blocker Cianna Andrews poses with a ball in hand inside the Sacramento State volleyball team’s practice gym on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2021. Andrews recently returned to the team after recovering from an injury and was named Big Sky defensive player of the week in October.

Sac State volleyball player finds ‘structure’ and ‘fulfillment’ in sport

Tony Rodriguez November 29, 2021
Cianna Andrews sees her recovery process after injuring herself as a learning experience. The Hornet volleyball player has taken on a lead role for her team.
Junior guard Zach Chappell drives into the teeth of the Arizona defense Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at McKale Memorial Center. The Hornets suffered a blowout 105-59 loss against the No. 17 ranked Wildcats.

Sac State men’s basketball crushed by No. 17 Arizona

Jordan Latimore November 28, 2021
The Sacramento State men’s basketball team was dominated in every facet of the game during a crushing 105-59 loss to No. 17 Arizona on Saturday in Tucson, here is the recap:
Photo of Sac State sophomore running back Marcus Fulcher (9) taken by Ayaana Williams. Graphic made in Canva by Alex Muegge & Mercy Sosa

Sac State football earns outright Big Sky title, No. 4 seed in FCS playoffs: 4TH AND GOAL PODCAST

Mack Ervin III and Brandon Bailey November 27, 2021

“4th And Goal'' is The State Hornet’s newest podcast and features former football beat writer and current podcast editor Mack Ervin III alongside current football beat writer Brandon Bailey breaking...

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