The State Hornet

Each day, The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State. On Friday women’s volleyball lost to Weber State in dramatic fashion, and men’s tennis suffered its fourth loss in five matches.

Swarm Report Feb. 25: Both basketball programs suffer losses to Weber State

Michael Eskridge February 26, 2021
The Sac State men’s basketball team hoped to end their losing streak, but failed to do so, and the women’s basketball team heartbreakingly gave Weber State its first win of the season.
What to watch for this week in Hornet Sports. Women's basketball goes out to Utah to play Weber State. Men's Baketball has last two home games against the Wildcats, Women's soccer looks to stay undeafeated at home against William Jessup and more. Graphic by Max Connor

Weekly Preview: 5 must watch games for Hornets fans to view this week

Giana Seltzer February 24, 2021
A new week means a new slate of Sac State sports games. Read the five Sac State games to watch out for this week.
 Each day The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State. Sunday Sac State baseball dropped the rubber match of their series to Arizona State and women’s tennis fell to UC Davis, remaining winless. Graphic by Max Connor

Swarm Report Feb. 21: baseball and women’s tennis lose

Dylan McNeill February 21, 2021
The Hornets’ baseball team dropped their rubber match to Arizona State and women’s tennis lost to UC Davis, but looks to bounce back tomorrow.
 Each day The State Hornet will recap all the action from the day of sports at Sacramento State. Sunday Sac State baseball dropped the rubber match of their series to Arizona State and women’s tennis fell to UC Davis, remaining winless. Graphic by Max Connor

Swarm Report Feb. 20: Women’s basketball and softball secure close wins, baseball falls short

Jordan Parker and Max Connor February 21, 2021
Saturday’s Swamp Report recap of Sac State sports features baseball falling short, a dominant pitching performance in softball and women’s basketball getting their second win of the season.

How the Sac State baseball team preps through adversity ahead of new season

Michael Eskridge February 19, 2021
With the season opener around the corner, the Sac State baseball team has had to overcome trials and tribulations caused by COVID-19.
What to watch for this week in Hornet Sports. Baseball opens against the formidable Arizona State Sun Devils, softball has a home doubleheader against Cal and men’s basketball look to hand Southern Utah their first home loss. Graphic by Max Connor

Hornets’ weekly preview: 5 Sac State games to watch

Dylan McNeill February 16, 2021
What to watch for this week in Hornet Sports. Baseball opens against the formidable Arizona State Sun Devils, softball has a home doubleheader against Cal and men’s basketball look to hand Southern Utah their first home loss.

Sac State baseball catches the TikTok bug

Patrick Posuniak, Photo Editor February 2, 2021

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, TikTok has gone from hype train to lifeline for online outreach. From dance videos to pranks and skits, the social media app has given users a chance to potentially...

Incoming freshman Rudolfs Akenoks practicing tennis in Latvia. Akenoks will be able to come to Sacramento State's campus in January. Photo courtesy of Rudolfs Akenoks.

International athletes caught between Sac State, home countries

Jason Gallardo December 10, 2020
Many Sac State international athletes decided to stay in their home country until it is safe to return, while some chose to return to campus.
Sac State baseball coach Reggie Christiansen poses for a photo at John Smith Field. Christiansen has been relying on high school and travel ball coaches to get opinions on potential recruits.

Sac State coaches forced to adapt recruitment efforts amid stay-at-home order

Garry Singh May 15, 2020

College sports coaches have been fostering new and innovative ways to recruit players amid the stay-at-home order to ensure they still have successful teams and are able to bring in the right players for...

Sac State alumna Alyssa Nakken poses for a photo at Oracle Park. Nakken made history when she was named as the first female MLB coach.

Sac State alumna makes history as first female MLB coach

Jason Gallardo May 14, 2020

While working to produce the Spartan Race at Oracle Park as an intern for the San Francisco Giants, Sacramento State alumna Alyssa Nakken passed by the office of manager Gabe Kapler. Nakken stopped...

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