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Sac State softball team earns one win in Wolf Pack Classic

Sac State softball team earns one win in Wolf Pack Classic

Vince Castellana

March 8, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team finished 1-3 in the Wolf Pack Classic over the weekend, bringing them to 14-11 on the season. The Hornets (14-11) dropped their first game Friday 9-0 in a dominating performance by the University of Nevada, Reno (10-14).  In that game, the Hornets combined for only...

Sac State softball team earns two wins in Capital Classic

Sac State softball team earns two wins in Capital Classic

Paola Yepez

March 2, 2020

The Sacramento State softball team took home two wins in the Capital Classic Tournament this weekend at Shea Stadium.  After defeating rivals the University of California, Davis in a close 4-3 game Wednesday, the Hornets (12-8) were on a roll, opening the tournament with an 8-0 win in six innings ...

‘Every team I’ve played on, I’ve been the only African-American player’

‘Every team I’ve played on, I’ve been the only African-American player’

Jordan Latimore

February 25, 2020

Black history is a collection of experiences and moments, many righteous and many infamous, that all equally hold a tremendous impact not only in a context of historical significance, but in the influence of people’s personal lives as well as family ties.  Whether it was the ending of Jim Crow laws i...

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...

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