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STATE HORNET NEWS: COVID-19 regional lockdown, CSU returns to campus in fall 2021 and more

December 14, 2020

On this edition of State Hornet News, COVID-19 regional lockdown begins, CSU vows to return to campus in fall 2021 and the Hornet Esports Valorant team discusses their season. Plus more from the State...

Sac State women’s basketball short-handed crew loses second matchup against Nevada

Coach Bunky Harkleroad discusses adjustments for the game to his players in the game against the University of Nevada at the Nest at Sac State Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. Harkleroad said the team ultimately ran out of gas with only six available players.
Garry Singh December 13, 2020
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Nevada women’s basketball team 62-53 in a back to back home game against the Wolfpack.

Sac State women’s basketball team loses home opener against Nevada

After suffering from an ankle injury on the court, Point Guard Milee Enger stands up and walks to the benches in the first half of Sac State Women's Basketball season opener on December 12, 2020. Enger was unable to return to the court as her team continued with six players.
Garry Singh December 12, 2020
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Nevada women’s basketball team in the home opener 74-61 in the first game of a back to back to the Wolfpack. The Hornets lost starting junior guard Milee Enger in the first quarter due to injury.

NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2

NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2
Garry Singh, Mack Ervin III, Jordan Latimore, and Ian Edwards December 12, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III are joined by special guests, sports editor Ian Edwards and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore to discuss the recently announced Logan Paul vs. Floyd “Money’ Mayweather boxing match, this week in the NFL and the safest bets you could make on next week’s games in another segment of “Take It Now.”

Sac State men’s basketball game postponed following potential COVID-19 exposure

Sacramento State men's basketball head coach Brian Katz talks to the team during a timeout in the first half of a game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. The men's game scheduled for Dec. 12 against the Santa Clara University was postponed after concerns that a member of the Sac State travel party may have been exposed to the coronavirus.
Jordan Latimore December 11, 2020
Sacramento State’s men’s basketball’s Saturday matchup against Santa Clara has been postponed due to a potential COVID-19 exposure in Sac State’s travel party.

Big West Board of Directors gives men’s soccer the boot

Sac State senior midfielder Matt Carnefix dribbles upfield against San Francisco on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at Hornet Field. Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020, the Big West Board of Directors unanimously decided to all fall sports set to continue in the spring due to concerns over COVID-19 and the difficulty and resources it would take to keep student athletes safe.
Jordan Parker December 11, 2020
The Big West announced the cancellation of the men’s soccer season Thursday. The decision ended the Sac State men’s soccer season before it even started.

Sac State athlete runs food drive, opens storefront in hometown of Fresno

December 11, 2020

Garry Singh spoke to Defensive back Prince Washington of the Sac State football team about his food drive for the homeless in his hometown of Fresno, California during the early stages of the pandemic. Prince...

International athletes caught between Sac State, home countries

Incoming freshman Rudolfs Akenoks practicing tennis in Latvia. Akenoks will be able to come to Sacramento State's campus in January. Photo courtesy of Rudolfs Akenoks.
Jason Gallardo December 10, 2020
Many Sac State international athletes decided to stay in their home country until it is safe to return, while some chose to return to campus.

Sac State women’s basketball game against UC Davis canceled

Jazmin Carrasco (4) dribbles the ball while she runs a play during the women’s basketball team practice at The Nest at Sacramento State Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. The matchup against UC Davis Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 has been canceled due to an update to the Yolo County health order.
Jordan Parker December 7, 2020
Sac State women’s basketball game against UC Davis on Tuesday has been canceled after an updated health order in Yolo County.

Sac State’s women’s basketball team swept by Idaho

Sac State junior guard Summer Menke prepares to shoot a free throw against Idaho on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at the Nest. Menke led the team in scoring with 18 points, five rebounds and four steals.
Katerina Graziosi December 6, 2020
The Sacramento State’s women’s basketball team lost their second game of the season and second matchup against the University of Idaho 81-70 Saturday.
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