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Sac State men’s soccer team ties UC Irvine 2-2

Sac State men’s soccer team ties UC Irvine 2-2

Robert Moon

October 13, 2019

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team (5-6-2, 0-1-1 Big West Conference) managed to come back and tie UC Irvine 2-2 Saturday, with only 2:15 remaining in regulation when senior defender Luis Urias scored the equalizer. The game started rough for both teams with the ball going back and forth in the...

Sac State football team spoils homecoming game for No. 6 Montana State

Sac State football team spoils homecoming game for No. 6 Montana State

Michael Wiggins

October 13, 2019

The Sacramento State football team scored touchdowns on five straight possessions to take a commanding lead and keep it Saturday, as the Hornets beat No. 6 Montana State 34-21. Sac State (4-2, 2-0 Big-Sky Conference) won its first road game of the season Saturday, handing MSU (5-2, 2-1) its first hom...

Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Small wonder: Kim-Bustillos leads Sac State’s women’s soccer team

Cristian Corona

October 11, 2019

When you think of the number five in soccer, you might think of a defensive or holding midfielder, but Sacramento State women’s soccer junior forward, Kylee Kim-Bustillos, is neither.  Kim-Bustillos, a kinesiology major, is the opposite of what a traditional number five in soccer entails. Inst...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team gears up for showdown at No. 6 Montana State

PREVIEW: Sac State football team gears up for showdown at No. 6 Montana State

Mack Ervin III

October 10, 2019

The Sacramento State football team (3-2, 1-0 Big Sky Conference) will travel to Bozeman, Montana, for their second Big Sky game Saturday against the No. 6 Montana State Bobcats. The Bobcats are 5-1 (2-0 Big Sky) this season after surviving a late comeback attempt from Cal Poly last Saturday, escapin...

SPORTS PODCAST: Stinger Esports director BasicTaq on what it takes to make a team

SPORTS PODCAST: Stinger Esports director BasicTaq on what it takes to make a team

Will Coburn, Ashton Byers, and Shaun Holkko

October 9, 2019

Stinger Esports Director Donna “BasicTaq” Walters, director of business administration for Sacramento State’s Associated Students, Inc., co-founded the team in the fall of 2017. The team is now competing at the collegiate level in Overwatch and League of Legends. In this podcast, Walters talks...

Q&A: Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie talks BIG3, advice for Sac State students

Q&A: Basketball Hall of Famer Lisa Leslie talks BIG3, advice for Sac State students

Shaun Holkko, Sports editor

October 8, 2019

Olympic Gold Medalist and WNBA Champion Lisa Leslie spoke as the Keynote Speaker during Student Academic Success day in the University Union Ballroom Sept. 23.  Leslie played 12 seasons for the Los Angeles Sparks in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and was elected to the Naismith...

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Sac State’s high-flying center stays grounded with long walks

Richard Ivanowski

October 7, 2019

Not every Sacramento State student knows Joshua Patton’s name, but there’s a chance they’re familiar with his face. Patton’s visage can be found all over the university on promotional posters for the athletics program. He can also be spotted in the flesh on most days, engaging in one of h...

Sac State senior defender poised for comeback season after ACL tear

Sac State senior defender poised for comeback season after ACL tear

Ian Edwards

October 7, 2019

In September 2018 while playing a game at UC Davis, Hornet soccer senior defender Mac Harrington went down with an injury after a late hit by an Aggies player, later discovering that he completely tore his ACL.  His junior season was over. Harrington was the starting center back and his injury, s...

Sac State women’s soccer team defeats Southern Utah 3-0

Sac State women’s soccer team defeats Southern Utah 3-0

Nigel Rayyan

October 7, 2019

The Sacramento State women’s soccer team defeated Southern Utah University Sunday 3-0 in a dominant performance. Sac State (7-1-5, 1-0-3 Big Sky Conference) came into Sunday’s game with three consecutive ties after playing a 1-1 draw with Northern Arizona University Friday. RELATED: Sac St...

Sac State football team upsets No. 21 Eastern Washington in Big Sky opener

Sac State football team upsets No. 21 Eastern Washington in Big Sky opener

Mack Ervin III

October 6, 2019

The Sacramento State football team started Big Sky Conference play with a resounding 48-27 win over No. 21 Eastern Washington University Saturday. The Eagles (2-4, 0-1 Big Sky) entered the game ranked 21st in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll after a 35-20 win against North Dakota Univer...

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