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Q&A: Brittany Patterson, track and field athlete, still loves Takis

Q&A: Brittany Patterson, track and field athlete, still loves Takis

Ashton Byers

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, Sports

Brittany Patterson is a sophomore on the women’s track and field team at Sacramento State. Originally from Arizona, she arrived with a scholarship to run for Sac State. The State Hornet spoke to her about what motivates her and what goes into the life of a student-athlete. Question: At what age were you when you began runni...

Sac State gymnastics moving to newly-purchased $4.5 million facility

Sac State gymnastics moving to newly-purchased $4.5 million facility

Thomas Frey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, Construction, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State has bought a building on Folsom Blvd. for $4.5 million that will become the gymnastics team’s new training facility. For the past seven years, the Hornets have practiced nearly 19 miles away at Elevate Gymnastics Academy in Elk Grove. The team spent about 30 minutes each day driv...

OPINION: Tom Brady will remain the G.O.A.T., no matter the results of Super Bowl LIII

OPINION: Tom Brady will remain the G.O.A.T., no matter the results of Super Bowl LIII

Andres Aguirre

February 3, 2019


Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

Super Bowl LIII is set to kickoff Sunday between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots, and it’ll be Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s ninth appearance in the last 18 years. Since the 2001 season, New England has won five championships in the team’s Tom Brady and Bill Belichick er...

Hornets bounce back with 77-62 win over Weber State

Hornets bounce back with 77-62 win over Weber State

Shaun Holkko

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team got back in the win column with a dominant 77-62 win over the Weber State Wildcats Saturday at the Nest. The Hornets (8-10, 4-6 Big Sky) controlled the entire game and led the Wildcats (4-17, 1-10 Big Sky) for more than 36 minutes of the 40-minute contest...

Shooting struggles doom women’s basketball team in loss to Idaho State

Shooting struggles doom women’s basketball team in loss to Idaho State

Shaun Holkko

January 31, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Coming off their first true road win of the season, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team lost 56-42 in their return home to the Nest Thursday against the Idaho State Bengals. The Hornets (7-10, 3-6 Big Sky) played two road games last week against the Idaho Vandals and Eastern Washington ...

Sac State men’s basketball can’t complete comeback against EWU

Sac State men’s basketball can’t complete comeback against EWU

Dominique Walker

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost in overtime to Eastern Washington 94-92 Saturday, and the Hornets are now 8-9 overall and 2-6 in Big Sky Conference play. The Hornets have now lost 7 of their last 9 games. Sac State got off to a slow start and trailed by 17 points early in the first half....

Graves double-double leads Sac State basketball to 21-point win

Graves double-double leads Sac State basketball to 21-point win

Dominique Walker

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State senior point guard Marcus Graves recorded a double-double as the Hornets defeated the University of Idaho 69-48 and improved their record to 8-8 overall and 2-5 in the Big Sky Conference. Sac State led for 35 minutes and 14 seconds and the biggest lead of the game was 25 points....

Young gymnastics team has hurdles to overcome

Young gymnastics team has hurdles to overcome

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Featured, Gymnastics, Sports

Sacramento State gymnastics lost five seniors with postseason experience to graduation after the 2018 season. When the team opened the 2019 season Jan. 6, they stepped up to the uneven bars and it became evident that this is a young team with a long way to go. The Hornets returned just one starter — so...

Q&A: Head football coach Troy Taylor has ‘clear vision’ in new role

Q&A: Head football coach Troy Taylor has ‘clear vision’ in new role

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Featured, Football, Sports

When Troy Taylor was hired as the head football coach of Sacramento State on Dec. 17, 2018, he knew he would be coaching in a stadium where he had championship wins as the head football coach at Folsom High School. By hiring Taylor, the Hornets hired a hometown guy; one who started at quarterback for C...

Nicholas dominates to lead Hornets to second straight win

Nicholas dominates to lead Hornets to second straight win

Shaun Holkko

January 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

For the first time since Dec. 1, the Sacramento State women’s basketball team have won consecutive games following a nail-biting 77-76 win Saturday against Southern Utah. The Hornets (6-8, 2-4 Big Sky) and Thunderbirds (5-11, 2-5 Big Sky) played a very competitive game with 11 lead changes and 9...

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