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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Sacramento State midfielder Oscar Govea (right) dribbles through University of Nevada, Las Vegas defense as midfielder Axel Ramirez (left) stumbles on a defender on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2021 at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets fell 1-3.

Hornets fall to UNLV 3-1, celebrate the late Arath Chavez

Dylan McNeill September 11, 2021
Sacramento State’s men’s soccer team lost to UNLV on an emotional night for the Hornets as they celebrated a fallen teammate.
Sacramento State freshman wide receiver Devin Gandy (5) walking back to the huddle while he looks at the sidelines. The Hornets beat Dixie State University 19-7 on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

PREVIEW: Hornets ready themselves for first home game since 2019

Brandon Bailey September 8, 2021
Sac State football gears up for its first home game in two years against the University of Northern Iowa on Saturday. UNI is hungry for a win after narrowly losing 16-10 to #7 ranked Iowa State last week.
Sacramento State freshman forward Sedona Robinsons dribbles upfield at the Hornet Soccer Field in the second half of the match on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2021. The Hornets beat the Nevada Wolfpack in a 3-0 win after making second half adjustments.

Sac State women’s soccer display strong defense in 3-0 win

Jordan Latimore September 5, 2021
Sacramento State women's soccer team bounced back with a colossal 3-0 win against the University of Nevada, Reno.
Sacramento State freshman midfielder Axel Ramirez shoots a corner in the first half of the game versus Gonzaga University on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021 at the Hornet Soccer Field. Gonzaga beat the Hornets with a score of 1-0.

Sac State men’s soccer shutout in 1-0 home opener loss to Gonzaga

Dylan McNeill September 5, 2021
Sacramento State men’s soccer never found the goal and lost 1-0 to Gonzaga in their first shutout of the season on Sunday.
Sacramento State Tight End Marshel Martin (16), helps his quarterback Asher OHara up at end of the play. OHara connected with Martin twice to give the Hornets their only two touchdowns of the game against Dixie State University Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

Sac State begins title defense with victory against Dixie State

Brandon Bailey September 4, 2021
Sacramento State won 19-7 against Dixie State in their first game of the season on Saturday.
Sac State athletes sport new sponsorships

Sac State athletes sport new sponsorships

Jordan Latimore September 4, 2021
As of July 1, the NCAA allows student-athletes to earn their own profit from their name, image and likeness. Sac State athletes opened up about getting their fair share.
 Former Sacramento State senior forward Alex Bettencourt dribbles the ball past a San Jose State defender at Hornet Field on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. Sac State beat San Jose State with a 3-2 score at the Spartan Soccer Complex on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

Sac State men’s soccer picks up first win of season with 3-2 score

Dylan McNeill September 3, 2021
Michael Gonzalez’s 79th-minute goal earned Sac State men’s soccer a 3-2 victory against San Jose State. Their first win of the season, the team’s home opener will be played on Sunday.
Sacramento State senior wide receiver Dewey Cotton catches a pass as he attempts to score against the opposing defense in practice. The Hornets prepare for their season debut against Dixie State this Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021.

PREVIEW: How Sac State’s football team is preparing for the 2021 season

Brandon Bailey September 2, 2021
Sacramento State football returns after not playing in 2020 due to COVID-19. They face Dixie State this Saturday as they prepare to defend their Big Sky title.

Will students need masks in the fall? Police chief candidate town halls: STATE HORNET NEWS

James Fife, Allisyn Mayhew, and Garry Singh May 19, 2021
On this edition of State Hornet News, we talk to Sac State’s chief risk officer for risk management services about potential COVID-19 restrictions in the fall, Sac State will hold town hall meetings with the final candidates for police chief, there is a new virtual art exhibit, and more.
Sophomore midfielder Axel Ramirez (left) and assistant coach Pedro Lupercio (right) at Hornet Field after the spring exhibition game on May 8, 2020. Ramirez said the team was excited to finally get back on the field after a year and a half of no games.

Sac State men’s soccer team made their return to the pitch in spring exhibition season

Adeola Ogunsanya May 19, 2021
Sac State men’s soccer team had the opportunity to compete in exhibition games after having their regular season canceled in both the fall and the spring.
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