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No. 6 Sac State football team crushes Idaho 31-7, keeps conference championship hopes alive

No. 6 Sac State football team crushes Idaho 31-7, keeps conference championship hopes alive

Mack Ervin III

November 16, 2019

The Sacramento State football team took care of business by getting a 31-7 win over the University of Idaho on Saturday, setting themselves up for a possible Big Sky title and playoff berth. The Hornets (8-3, 6-1 Big Sky Conference) entered the game at number six in the STATS and Coaches polls followin...

Dominant defense leads way for Sac State football team

Dominant defense leads way for Sac State football team

Michael Wiggins

November 15, 2019

Six games into Big Sky play, the 2019 Sacramento State football team has one of the best defenses in the conference. The unprecedented 5-1 start to conference play for the program can largely be attributed to a defensive unit that has been dominant all season long.      First year head coach ...

PREVIEW: No. 6 Sac State football team readies for Idaho in penultimate regular season game

PREVIEW: No. 6 Sac State football team readies for Idaho in penultimate regular season game

Mack Ervin III

November 14, 2019

After last week’s come-from-behind victory over Northern Arizona University, the Sacramento State football team prepares for its penultimate game of the season against the University of  Idaho on Saturday. The Hornets rose to number six in the STATS and Coaches polls after their 38-34 win over t...

SPORTS PODCAST: Catching up with Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell

SPORTS PODCAST: Catching up with Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

November 14, 2019

Sports editor Shaun Holkko catches up with recent Sac State graduates and former football players Andre Lindsey and Dre Terrell to hear their reactions to the Sac State football team’s rise in the Big Sky this season. Last season, the Sac State football team placed last in the league and replaced thei...

No. 5 Sac State football team escapes with close 38-34 win at Northern Arizona

No. 5 Sac State football team escapes with close 38-34 win at Northern Arizona

Mack Ervin III

November 9, 2019

A successful onside kick and a last minute touchdown catch by junior wide receiver Pierre Williams allowed Sacramento State’s football team to survive a close game with Northern Arizona University on Saturday, winning 38-34. The Hornets (7-3, 5-1 Big Sky Conference) entered the game ranked number e...

Sac State gymnastics coach leads students in ballroom dance class

Sac State gymnastics coach leads students in ballroom dance class

Leslie Hicks

November 8, 2019

Randy Solorio’s first dance partner was his mother, and every time he dances the cha-cha today with his daughter, Solorio is taken back to his childhood, a generational connection he imparts on his ballroom dance students.  Sacramento State gymnastics head coach Solorio also teaches ballroom dance as par...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team maintains confidence ahead of Northern Arizona matchup

PREVIEW: Sac State football team maintains confidence ahead of Northern Arizona matchup

Mack Ervin III

November 7, 2019

The Sacramento State football team is looking to move on from last week’s loss to No. 3 Weber State by getting a win Saturday against the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks. The Hornets slipped to number eight in the STATS and Coaches Polls following Saturday’s loss. However, the team landed at...

No. 6 Sac State football team shut down by No. 3 Weber State in 36-17 loss

No. 6 Sac State football team shut down by No. 3 Weber State in 36-17 loss

Mack Ervin III

November 2, 2019

Sacramento State’s football team couldn’t find a way through Weber State’s defense at home on Saturday night and suffered its first conference defeat of the season, 36-17. The Hornets entered the game ranked at No. 6 in the Coaches and STATS Poll following its 38-14 win over California Polytechnic...

PREVIEW: No. 6 Sac State football team faces off with co-Big Sky leaders No. 3 Weber State

PREVIEW: No. 6 Sac State football team faces off with co-Big Sky leaders No. 3 Weber State

Mack Ervin III

October 31, 2019

The No. 6 Sacramento State football team got its fourth win in a row last Saturday, setting up a showdown for first place in the Big Sky Conference against No. 3 Weber State University this weekend. The Hornets landed sixth in both the STATS and Coaches Poll this week, while Weber State enters at...

Heart over height: Two 5’4 receivers make their mark at Sac State

Heart over height: Two 5’4 receivers make their mark at Sac State

Mack Ervin III

October 30, 2019

When people think about playing wide receiver in football, they think about their speed, route-running skills and catching ability - the latter of which is usually determined by height. The average height for a Division I college receiver is around 6 feet tall, according to Next College Student Athl...

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