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Savanna Corr wins Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year

Savanna Corr wins Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year

Aaron Jackson

May 7, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr won the Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year award after finishing her final season as a Hornet with a 19-12 season record. The announcement was made on the Big Sky Softball’s Twitter account early Tuesday morning. “Coach Perez called me right before the announcement and I actually started crying,” Co...

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Q&A with Sac State women’s golfer Sofie Babic

Shiavon Chatman

May 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Golf, Sports

For the second time in three seasons, the Sacramento State women’s golf team won the Big Sky Conference championship and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. The State Hornet sat down with team leader Sofie Babic to talk to her about golf and her progression at Sac State. Babic, a native of Sweden, said she has been...

Sac State softball team defeats UC Davis for first time in 3 years

Sac State softball team defeats UC Davis for first time in 3 years

Aaron Jackson

May 1, 2019


Filed under Featured, Softball, Sports

The Sacramento State softball team beat University of California, Davis for the first time in three years Tuesday, seizing an early lead over the Aggies and never looking back, winning 6-1. The Hornets (29-20, 9-5 Big Sky) scored first after a sacrifice fly by junior Suzy Brookshire brought home by ...

4 players, including leading scorer, leave Sac State’s women’s basketball team early

4 players, including leading scorer, leave Sac State’s women’s basketball team early

Shaun Holkko

April 30, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Featured, Sports

In the fourth quarter of the second to last home game of the 2018-19 season, Sacramento State junior guard Hannah Friend stepped to the free-throw line with a chance to make history. Friend sank both free throw attempts to reach 1,000 points scored as a Hornet, becoming the 14th player in universit...

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Sac State baseball team loses series to New Mexico State

Shaun Holkko

April 29, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Instagram, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team lost two out of three games to the New Mexico State Aggies over the weekend, dropping their first Western Athletic Conference series of the 2019 season. The Hornets (27-16, 13-5 WAC) returned home to John Smith Field after going 5-4 on their season-long nine-gam...

Senior outfielder having career season after rough college start

Senior outfielder having career season after rough college start

Aaron Jackson

April 28, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State senior outfielder Nene Alas, in her fourth and final softball season as a Hornet, has gone from struggling in her first two years to having the second highest batting average on the team. “I didn’t initially perform the way I wanted to or get the results I wanted and how I chan...

Sac State football athlete Andre Lindsey signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Sac State football athlete Andre Lindsey signs with Kansas City Chiefs

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

April 27, 2019


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

Former Sacramento State wide receiver Andre Lindsey was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday after the 2019 NFL Draft. Lindsey came to Sac State after transferring from Delta College after the 2015 season. In three seasons with the Hornets, Lindsey has 46 catches...

Sac State defensive leader hopes to hear his name in NFL Draft

Sac State defensive leader hopes to hear his name in NFL Draft

Shaun Holkko

April 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Football, Instagram, Sports

Sacramento State football player Mister “Showtime” Harriel has been in the spotlight as a talented athlete his entire life and now hopes to be drafted to the NFL. Harriel has gone viral on ESPN and Bleacher Report multiple times 一 but not for his abilities on the field. The senior safety...

Sac State baseball team go 5-4 on season-long road trip

Sac State baseball team go 5-4 on season-long road trip

Shaun Holkko

April 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team went on a season-long nine-game road trip traveling to Washington and Illinois and returned home with more wins than losses. Following a sweep of California State University, Bakersfield, the Hornets (26-14, 12-3 WAC) started the road trip at Santa Clara Univers...

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1988 was Hornet football’s best year ever

FROM THE ARCHIVES: 1988 was Hornet football’s best year ever

Jordan Silva-Benham

April 24, 2019


Filed under Football, From the Archives, Sports

November of 1988 is the farthest that Sacramento State’s football team has ever advanced in the playoffs. Then staff writer for The State Hornet, Joe Krieg, said the Hornets “pummel[ed]” the North Carolina Central Eagles in the game. The Hornets won 56-7. At the time, the team was led by...

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