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SPORTS PODCAST: Man-to-man with Sac State football alumnus DeAndre Carter

SPORTS PODCAST: Man-to-man with Sac State football alumnus DeAndre Carter

Ian Edwards, Robyn Dobson, and Robbie Pierce

February 13, 2020

On this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports writer Ian Edwards phoned in 2015  graduate Sac State wide receiver DeAndre Carter, who currently plays for the Houston Texans. The two discuss Carter’s time at Sac State then the NFL as well as how he transitioned between the two...

SPORTS PODCAST: Super Bowl commercial review

SPORTS PODCAST: Super Bowl commercial review

Robyn Dobson, Brooke Uhlenhop, Luis Platero, and Robbie Pierce

February 6, 2020

For this week’s State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports editor Robyn Dobson and writers Brooke Uhlenhop and Luis Platero discuss the funniest, weirdest, most confusing and most Baby Nut-involving Super Bowl commercials. Music: Rumble by Bensound.com...

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E2: NBA All-Stars, NFL Honors, Super Bowl 54 recap

DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E2: NBA All-Stars, NFL Honors, Super Bowl 54 recap

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Robbie Pierce

February 4, 2020

This week on Double Coverage, Mack and Shaun zone in on the NBA All-Star rosters before tackling the NFL Honors awards and the Super Bowl. Music: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)...

Sac State student goes viral for Jimmy Garoppolo impersonation

Sac State student goes viral for Jimmy Garoppolo impersonation

Jason Gallardo

January 31, 2020

When the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game to secure their spot in Super Bowl LIV, 49ers fans celebrated the team’s seventh Super Bowl appearance in franchise history with joyous enthusiasm.  Nate Baba, a Sacramento State senior, and 49ers fan decided to c...

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Sac State sports alumni adding a baby Hornet to their team

Brooke Uhlenhop

December 16, 2019

The sky was grey and the ground was wet. Their photographer canceled because of the weather but they were still determined to have their announcement photoshoot at the place where it all started: Sac State and Hornet Stadium.  In 2013, Nick and Kimberly Mazza were Sacramento State student athletes a...

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

SPORTS PODCAST: Top 10 sports stories of the semester

Shaun Holkko and Will Coburn

December 12, 2019

From Sac State football's first year in the playoffs to the careers of former Sac State students Deuce and Mo, the sports section here at The State Hornet has had a lot to cover this semester. Here’s sports Editor Shaun Holkko’s top 10 sports stories of the semester on this week's episode the State...

Sac State head football coach Troy Taylor named FCS Coach of the Year

Sac State head football coach Troy Taylor named FCS Coach of the Year

Mack Ervin III

December 12, 2019

Sacramento State football head coach Troy Taylor was named the winner of the Eddie Robinson Award on Thursday, the award for the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coach of the Year. Taylor lead the Hornets to a 9-4 overall record, a share of the Big Sky Championship and the school’s first p...

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Sac State football team’s season ends with 42-28 thrashing from Austin Peay

Mack Ervin III

December 8, 2019

Just as quickly as it started, the playoff run for Sacramento State’s football team was over after a 42-28 loss to Austin Peay State University in the second round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night. The Hornets (9-4) were coming off a bye week after being named the No. 4 seed in the FCS play...

PREVIEW: Sac State football team readies for playoff debut against Austin Peay

PREVIEW: Sac State football team readies for playoff debut against Austin Peay

Mack Ervin III

December 5, 2019

The Sacramento State football team is focused on tuning out the noise and remaining focused on the next game ahead of the team’s first-ever FCS Playoff game against Austin Peay State University. The Hornets were seeded No. 4 in the FCS playoff bracket following a 9-3 regular season, including g...

Underdogs to champions: A recap of the Sac State football team’s regular season

Underdogs to champions: A recap of the Sac State football team’s regular season

Mack Ervin III

November 30, 2019

One season was all it took for the Sacramento State football team to taste success and a playoff berth under the guidance of new head coach Troy Taylor. The Hornets entered this season with the goal of turning around the program after finishing with a 2-8 record in 2018 and firing head coach Jody S...

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