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Sac State baseball team sweeps CSU Bakersfield

Sac State baseball team sweeps CSU Bakersfield

Shaun Holkko

April 9, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team returned home to John Smith Field Friday for a three-game weekend series against Western Athletic Conference rival, the California State University, Bakersfield Roadrunners. The Hornets (21-10, 7-2 WAC) and Roadrunners (15-18, 3-6 WAC) played three very competitive...

Marcus Graves will represent Sac State in 3x3u National Championship

Marcus Graves will represent Sac State in 3x3u National Championship

Dominique Walker

April 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State men’s basketball senior point guard Marcus Graves was selected to represent the Big Sky Conference in the 2019 Dos Equis 3x3U National Championship for a chance to win $100,000. The tournament, in its second year, will held be at the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota and ...

Sac State Quidditch Club nearly doubles its members

Sac State Quidditch Club nearly doubles its members

Nancy Chan

April 4, 2019


Filed under Featured, Sports

Quidditch, the fantastical sport from J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, can be experienced at Sacramento State with a little imagination and a lot of dedication. The Sac State Quidditch Club is 25 members strong this semester, with 11 new additions since its first practice of 2019 on Fe...

Sac State baseball team shuts down Cal 6-0

Sac State baseball team shuts down Cal 6-0

Shaun Holkko

March 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Campus, Featured, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team closed out a season-long 13 game homestand Tuesday with a matchup against the University of California, Berkeley Golden Bears. The Hornets (16-8, 2-1 WAC) and Golden Bears (11-11, 2-4 PAC 12) played once last season, and Sac State got a victory on the road in Be...

Sac State pitcher throws second perfect game in program history

Sac State pitcher throws second perfect game in program history

Robyn Dobson

March 27, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Sports

Sacramento State senior right-handed pitcher Savanna Corr was in the middle of what she thought was a no-hitter against Fairleigh Dickinson University on March 10 when she realized the game actually may be more remarkable. Corr had a perfect game going, with just two innings left to play. “It...

Meet the only two female head coaches at Sac State

Meet the only two female head coaches at Sac State

Reanna Simmons

March 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, Sports

Two female head coaches are employed in the Sacramento State athletics department: Softball coach Lori Perez and women’s tennis coach Cami Hubbs. Perez has coached Sac State’s softball team since 2004, working as an assistant coach for nine years and serving the last six years as head coach. ...

Hornets take opening WAC series despite snapped win streak

Hornets take opening WAC series despite snapped win streak

Shaun Holkko

March 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Western Athletic Conference play began Friday for the Sacramento State baseball team, who entered the weekend series on a win streak and seeking to extend it to double-digits. The Hornets (15-8, 2-1 WAC) took on the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (15-9, 1-2 WAC) in the first confe...

Sac State baseball team continues dominant 9-game winning streak

Sac State baseball team continues dominant 9-game winning streak

Shaun Holkko

March 21, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Sacramento State baseball team started the 2019 season slowly in February but have heated up quickly in March, winning their last nine games in a row. The Hornets (13-7) ended February with a cancelation of their road game against rival University of California, Davis due to rainfall. The tea...

Women’s beach volleyball team show consistency despite woes

Women’s beach volleyball team show consistency despite woes

Nicholas Corey

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Sacramento State women’s beach volleyball went 1-3 in its first two-day tournament this season at Livermore Park in Folsom, moving their record to 1-6 overall. Their lone win this season came against the University of San Francisco in a close contest 3-2 on Friday to start the tournament. Sac State...

Sac State men’s basketball team loses regular season finale to Montana

Sac State men’s basketball team loses regular season finale to Montana

Dominique Walker

March 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Campus, Sports

In its final regular season game March 9, the Sacramento State men’s basketball team lost to the University of Montana 86-68, finishing regular season play with a record of 14-15 and 8-12 in the Big Sky Conference. Sac State led 51-50 with 15:59 left in the game but then went on a 6-minute scor...

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