The State Hornet

SPORTS PODCAST: A retrospective on a record-breaking Hornet football season

SPORTS PODCAST: A retrospective on a record-breaking Hornet football season

Mack Ervin III, Shaun Holkko, and Will Coburn

November 29, 2019

After a disappointing 2-8 season in 2018 and the firing of head coach Jody Sears, many people didn’t expect a lot from the Sac State football team and first-year head coach Troy Taylor. But the Hornets have had a record-breaking season and won the school’s first Big Sky Championship. They also earned...

No. 4 Sac State football team overcomes slow start to beat UC Davis

No. 4 Sac State football team overcomes slow start to beat UC Davis

Mack Ervin III

November 23, 2019

The No. 4 Sacramento State football team earned a wild-come-from-behind win over the University of California, Davis in the 66th Causeway Classic 27-17 on Saturday, earning a share of the Big Sky Conference Championship. The Hornets (9-3, 7-1 Big Sky) entered the game at No. 4 in the STATS and Coaches ...

PREVIEW: No. 4 Sac State football team gears up for Causeway Classic versus UC Davis

PREVIEW: No. 4 Sac State football team gears up for Causeway Classic versus UC Davis

Mack Ervin III

November 21, 2019

Sacramento State’s football team will look to win it’s first-ever Big Sky Championship as it hosts the 66th Causeway Classic against crosstown rivals the University of California, Davis on Saturday. The Hornets rose to No. 4 in the Coaches and STATS polls after beating the University of Idaho...

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 No. 6 in the STATS and Coaches polls following a l...

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...

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