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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

Sac State takes first in ECAC Valorant championships: E-Swarm Report

Colby Case April 29, 2021
The Hornet Valorant team took first in ECAC seasonal playoffs, and SSBU took third from the opponents’ forfeit. NECC Valorant lost in semifinals, and Metashift earned a default win.
 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

Finals-bound Sac State Valorant avenges Smash Ultimate team’s loss: E-Swarm Report

Colby Case April 24, 2021
After a tight 2-1 match, the Sacramento State Valorant team won against Wayne State College, avenging the Smash Ultimate team’s loss to the same team. The NECC Gold Valorant team is headed to the NECC semifinals.
Sacramento State Esports club member Aaron “BioBanana” Than plays League of Legends at his house, March 10, 2021. The 24-hour Extra Life charity stream will start at 8 p.m. April 24 and be hosted by the Esports Club’s Twitch channel and all donations go to hospitals and children in need.

Hornets Esports Club participating in 24-hour charity stream

Colby Case April 24, 2021
Sac State Esports club helps the popular charity organization Extra Life raise money for hospitals and kids in need with a 24-hour stream on their Twitch channel.
 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

Sac State Smash Ultimate and Valorant secure ECAC semifinals spots: E-Swarm Report

Colby Case April 17, 2021
The Sac State Green Super Smash Bros. Ultimate team made it to the semifinals after playing two back-to-back matches Monday, April 16. The Hornets Valorant team emerged victorious in a revenge match against Catawba in a 2-0 sweep Tuesday.
 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

E-Swarm Report: First games of the ECAC playoffs bring mixed results

Colby Case April 9, 2021
Sweeping wins for Valorant and mixed results for SSBU, Valorant and Rocket League in the beginning of the ECAC playoffs.
 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

E-Swarm Report: Sac State League of Legends’ undefeated streak snapped in Big Sky finals

Colby Case April 2, 2021
Wins across the board for the Super Smash Bros. and Valorant teams. Heartbreaking losses in League of Legends. ECAC Playoffs start next week.
 Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games.

E-Swarm Report: Sac State ECAC Valorant team narrowly loses after risky plays

Colby Case March 19, 2021
Hornet Esports teams took close losses in Valorant, MetaShift League of Legends and Rocket League matches. The Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Green team.
Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games. Heavy losses in the Valorant scene and glorious victories for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and League of Legends.

E-Swarm Report week of March 12: Sac State esports teams destroy in SSBU

Colby Case March 13, 2021
Significant losses in Valorant Matches and promising victories for League of Legends, Rocket League and Smash Ultimate teams in this E-Swarm Report for the week of March 11.
New member of the League of Legends Gold team Aaron

Hornets Esports club hosts tryouts for new seasonal league

Colby Case March 10, 2021
With $500 for first place, find out who the Esports club has found for the MetaShift seasonal tournament.
Each week, The State Hornet will recap all the action from Sac State’s esports games. The Sac State League of Legends team is poised to go into the playoffs undefeated March 6.

E-Swarm Report: Hard-fought wins, losses for Sac State in SSBU, NECC Valorant

Colby Case March 6, 2021
Hard fought losses and victories all around for NECC and SSBU, Rocket League and ECAC victories by default in this week's E-Swarm Report for the week of March 1.
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