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Sports editor Shaun Holkko and copy editor Robbie Pierce. Both of these State Hornet editors participated in sports they felt had lower profiles in high school.
Shaun Holkko, Robbie Pierce, and Will Coburn December 5, 2019

Golf and cross country might not draw the largest crowds but they’re still fairly popular sports. Sports editor Shaun Holkko and copy editor Robbie Pierce go over what it was like to play sports that...

Hornets have high hopes and goals with rest of season ahead

Sac State cross country coach David Monk and a few members of the women's team watch as their fellow teammates run during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
Souvanna Jarvis October 2, 2018

The Sacramento State cross country teams have started the 2018 season off with the common vision of only getting better from here on out. At their first meet, both the women’s and men’s teams finished...

Junior cross country runner pushing for all-conference honors

Sacramento State junior cross country runner Amy Quinones has placed first among team members in each race this season and in the top 20 overall at each event.
Alex Daniels October 14, 2017

Last season, Sacramento State junior cross country runner Amy Quinones was one spot and one second away from an all-conference finish in the Big Sky Conference. Quinones, 19, said this year she’s...

Scheuer, Quinones break personal records at Capital Cross Challenge

Junior Sam Scheuer runs in the lead pack of the men's 8k cross country race at the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016.  Scheuer set a personal best in the men's 8k at 24:55. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)
Lanea Florence October 2, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country team competed in the Capital Cross Challenge at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex with mixed results on Saturday. The men’s team finished in 13th place...

Cross country captain is off to the races

Junior Gracie Albano has finished in the top seven in the first two cross country events this season: the Aggie Open and the Speedway Dual. (Photo by Matthew Dyer)
Noah Alvarez September 22, 2016

One of Sacramento State’s best cross country runners is an athlete who didn’t pick up the sport until five years ago as a sophomore in high school. Gracie Albano, 20, has emerged as one of the key...

Hornets off to the races at Aggie Open

Sacramento State senior cross country runners Amanda Garcia and Chloe Berlioux take off from the starting line at the Aggie Open in Davis, California on Sept. 4, 2015. (Photo by Francisco Medina)
Brian Ingebretsen September 5, 2016

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams both opened their seasons with losses to UC Davis at the annual Aggie Open on Saturday morning. However, the day wasn’t without accomplishments...

Tale of two seasons for both teams

Mike McGough December 4, 2014

It turned out to be a tale of two seasons for Sacramento State’s men’s and women’s cross country teams, which ended their season on different notes.A 14th place finish by the women’s team out of...

Hornets preparing for the NCAA Division I Cross Country West Regional

Mike McGough November 24, 2014

After a disappointing race at the Big Sky Conference Cross Country Championships in North Dakota, Sacramento State’s team hopes for a bounce back performance when they race Friday at the NCAA Division...

Sac State places 14th in NCAA West Regional at Stanford

Mike McGough November 14, 2014

Rebounding from a disappointing performance at the Big Sky Conference Championships Nov. 1 in North Dakota, Sacramento State’s women’s cross country team finished 14th of 34 qualifying teams in Friday’s...

Doc Adams Invitational, last race for men’s cross country team

Mike McGough November 8, 2014

After more than two months of ups, downs and injuries, Sacramento State’s men’s cross country team ended their season Saturday at the Doc Adams Invitational in Davis, while three runners from the women’s...

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