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

Graphic courtesy of Angel Casillas

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 senior Nate Baba poses for a photo in Yosmite in 2015. Baba went viral on Twitter after posting a video of himself impersonating 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.

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 alumni Nick and Kimberly Mazza take their pregnancy announcement photos Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Hornet Stadium. The couple met as student athletes at Sac State.

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

Senior center Joshua Patton, junior quarterback Kevin Thomson, senior goalkeeper Kaylyn Evans and softball head coach Lori Perez. Top left photo by Kelly Kiernan and remaining three by Eucario Calderon.

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 coach Troy Taylor chats with the officials during a match against UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. Taylor was named FCS Coach of the Year on Thursday.

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 junior quarterback Kevin Thomson (5) and his teammates watch the clock wind down to its last 10 seconds of a loss against Austin Peay on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets lost to the Governors 42-28 in the second round of the FCS Playoffs.

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

Sac State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson rushes for a first down against UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. The No. 4 Hornets host the second round of the FCS Playoffs against Austin Peay on Saturday at 6 p.m.

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

Sac State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson stands in the pocket amid pressure from UC Davis against the Aggies on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. The No. 4 Hornets host the second round of the FCS Playoffs at 6 p.m. next Saturday, Dec. 7 at Hornet Stadium.

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...

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

Sac State senior defensive lineman Dariyn Choates pumps up his teammates before playing UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. Choates had three tackles in the win.

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

Sac State junior quarterback Kevin Thomson rushes for a first down against UC Davis on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hornet Stadium. The No. 4 Hornets defeated the Aggies 27-17 in the 66th Causeway Classic.

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 ...

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