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Sac State softball team racks up 31 runs in LMU Tournament

Sac State softball team racks up 31 runs in LMU Tournament

Paola Yepez

February 23, 2020

The second road trip of the season took the Sacramento State softball team to Los Angeles to compete in the LMU tournament.    For the pair of games on Friday, Loyola Marymount University (8-6) and the University of Delaware (11-2) defeated Sac State (9-6). The Hornets defeated Quinnipiac Unive...

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State softball season starter

SPORTS PODCAST: Sac State softball season starter

Robyn Dobson, Paola Yepez, and Robbie Pierce

February 20, 2020

The Spring 2020 softball season started Feb 7., and on this week’s episode of The State Hornet Sports Podcast, sports editor Robyn Dobson sat down with softball beat writer Paola Yepez to discuss the season thus far as well as predictions for the rest of it. Music: Rumble by bensound.com...

Sac State softball team goes 2-3 in Golden State Classic tournament

Sac State softball team goes 2-3 in Golden State Classic tournament

Paola Yepez

February 16, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team had their first road trip of the season when they traveled to Lake Elsinore, California for the Golden State Classic Tournament. The Hornets (6-4) went 2-3 for the weekend with their wins coming against Seton Hall University (3-6) and Army West Point (5-5). Sac Sta...

Sac State softball team finishes NorCal Kickoff tournament with 4-1 record

Sac State softball team finishes NorCal Kickoff tournament with 4-1 record

Paola Yepez

February 9, 2020

Finishing with the most victories in the NorCal Kickoff tournament, the Sacramento State softball team lost one game against Santa Clara University on Sunday at Shea Stadium.  The Hornets continued the opening-season tournament by facing Boise State University (4-1) on Saturday. Both teams went in...

Sac State softball team begins the Norcal Kickoff with two wins

Sac State softball team begins the Norcal Kickoff with two wins

Paola Yepez

February 8, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team began the season competing at home in the NorCal Kickoff tournament, defeating California Baptist University 6-0 and Saint Mary’s College 2-0 at Shea Stadium on Friday.  After a scoreless first inning, senior catcher Jessica Scott crushed her first career home run...

Sac State softball team prepares for upcoming season

Sac State softball team prepares for upcoming season

Paola Yepez

February 4, 2020

With the 2020 season fast approaching, the Sacramento State softball team is preparing for the season by building off last season’s success. Despite winning over 30 games, the Hornets were eliminated in the semifinals, losing  7-6 in a heartbreaker against Northern Colorado at the Big Sky Tournam...

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 softball head coach builds players into winners

Sac State softball head coach builds players into winners

Robyn Dobson

October 17, 2019

About 20 years ago, you could have found current head softball coach Lori Perez in her first year at Sacramento State as a softball player, fielding grounders at Shea Stadium.  Today, you can still find Perez there, now the one hitting the practice grounders to her players. Perez concluded her six...

Sac State athletes have mixed opinions on Senate Bill 206 becoming law

Sac State athletes have mixed opinions on Senate Bill 206 becoming law

Michael Wiggins

October 1, 2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 206 into law Monday, allowing college athletes in the state to profit off their names and likenesses. The bill, also known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, will not go into effect until Jan. 2023. Story continues below tweet. Colleges reap billions f...

Sac State softball pitcher throws first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference championship history

Sac State softball pitcher throws first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference championship history

Thomas Frey, Sports editor

May 10, 2019

Facing elimination in the 2019 Big Sky Conference softball tournament, Sacramento State senior pitcher Savanna Corr threw a no-hitter as the Hornets defeated Idaho State 15-0 in five innings. The game was the first no-hitter in Big Sky Conference tournament history and Corr’s second no-hitter of...

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