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Sac State football blown out in Causeway Classic 56-13

Sac State football blown out in Causeway Classic 56-13

Dominique Walker

November 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Instagram, Sports

In the Causeway Classic against University of California, Davis, the Sacramento State football team finished its season with another loss [56-13,] and finished with a 2-8 overall season record. The game was moved from UC Davis to Mackay Stadium at University of Nevada, Reno due to poor air qualit...

Causeway Classic football game moved to Reno

Causeway Classic football game moved to Reno

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The University of California, Davis athletic department announced Friday that the 65th Causeway Classic has relocated to Mackay Stadium at University of Nevada, Reno on Saturday due to poor air quality. There will be a $5 suggested donation for anyone who wishes to attend the game. All donations made ...

Sac State postpones basketball doubleheader

Sac State postpones basketball doubleheader

Shaun Holkko and Thomas Frey

November 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Instagram, Sports

Due to air quality concerns, Sacramento State has postponed both men’s and women’s basketball games planned for Friday.   The women’s basketball game was postponed by Ohio State at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Buckeyes’ media team cited health concerns over unhealthy air quality stemming from th...

Sac State gymnast recalls her freshman year’s challenges and successes

Sac State gymnast recalls her freshman year’s challenges and successes

Shiavon Chatman

November 13, 2018


Filed under Gymnastics, Instagram, Sports

The time finally came for Sacramento State gymnast Jordyn Brent as she stepped up to the mat at Maples Pavillion on the campus of Stanford University Jan. 8. Brent was preparing for her second semester of school and was making her collegiate debut on the uneven bars. She executed her routine ...

Hornets sprint past Cal Poly to win season opener 88-85

Hornets sprint past Cal Poly to win season opener 88-85

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

November 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Instagram, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team opened the 2018-19 season with a gritty performance to take the win over the Cal Poly Mustangs 88-85. The Hornets [1-0] employed a new offensive scheme, which the team calls “Bunky Ball” involving a fast-pace offense with a full-court press defense....

Sac State cancels football game due to poor air quality

Sac State cancels football game due to poor air quality

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Instagram, Sports

Sacramento State has cancelled its football game against Northern Arizona Saturday night due to poor air quality, caused by smoke from the Camp Fire near Chico. The air quality index was recorded at 218 Saturday evening. According to Associate Athletic Director Brian Berger, the university mandates that if the air quality index is above 200, any athletic event must be cancelled. Th...

Marcus Graves records first triple-double in Sac State history

Marcus Graves records first triple-double in Sac State history

Dominique Walker

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Instagram, Sports

A triple-double by senior point guard Marcus Graves helped lead the Sacramento State men’s basketball team to a 76-52 win over Simpson University on Friday in the season opener. The Hornets struggled to start the game, but were able to capitalize on Simpson’s 11 turnovers to take the lead at hal...

Sac State women’s basketball comes into new season nearly unrecognizable

Sac State women’s basketball comes into new season nearly unrecognizable

Shaun Holkko, Social Media editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Instagram, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team will go into the 2018-19 season nearly unrecognizable with eight new players running a brand new up-tempo offense. The Hornets finished the 2017-18 season with a 7-23 overall record and 5-13 in Big Sky Conference play. Sac State’s main struggle l...

Preview: Graves and Patton lead a now-healthy men’s basketball team

Preview: Graves and Patton lead a now-healthy men’s basketball team

Dominique Walker

November 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Instagram, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s basketball program looks to rebound off the disappointing record of 7-25 in the 2017-18 injury-filled season. The team is bringing back 10 players and head coach Brian Katz, who is entering his 11th season with the Hornets, believes the team has room for improvement af...

Hornet volleyball loses 3-2 to Idaho

Hornet volleyball loses 3-2 to Idaho

Will Coburn

November 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State Volleyball lost against University of Idaho in a five-set battle Saturday night in the Nest 25-21, 25-17, 21-25, 19-25 and 6-15. Idaho’s victory put them in first place in the Big Sky Conference at 12-3, and Sac State is now in third place at 10-4. The Hornets had 56 kills a...

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