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Sacramento State football and track and field athlete Elijah Dotson runs at a track and field practice at Hornet Stadium on February 13, 2021. “I just want to be that guy, and me working everyday is the best way for me to do it,” Dotson said.

Sac State’s two-sport athlete chases greatness

Dylan McNeill February 24, 2021
What do you do after making All Big Sky as a running back? Complete a lifelong dream of doing track and field, said Sac State’s Elijah Dotson.
The women sprinters pose for a photo at the Sac State track and field Halloween costume contest at the Hornet Stadium Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. They won first place out of five teams in the costume contest.

Sac State celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day

Allisyn Mayhew and Sara Nevis February 3, 2021

Sacramento State is recognizing its female student-athletes today for the 35th National Girls & Women in Sports Day, which acknowledges the accomplishments and inequality of women in sports.  Although...

Sac State track and field assistant coach Kimberly Graham-Miller poses at the Hornet Stadium Monday, Oct. 26. Graham-Miller discussed the importance of female empowerment and support in athletics.

Women at Sac State speak out on gender inequalities within athletics

Jenna Cooper November 16, 2020
Sacramento State athletes discussed the importance of coaching opportunities and female representation in the male-dominated athletics.

Track and field resumes on campus, hopeful for 2021 season

Allisyn Mayhew October 31, 2020
Sacramento State’s track and field team has resumed on-campus training for the first time since their spring season ended early in March. Athletes are following COVID precautions with hopes of a 2021 season.
The Sac State Athletics Department canceled all sports through the end of the academic year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With all the extra time, student-athletes have found themselves picking up new and old hobbies to pass the time.

Sac State student-athletes on their shelter-at-home routines

Olivia Laroa April 16, 2020

With the NCAA suspension of all remaining winter and spring championships, games and practices and Sacramento State’s subsequent cancellation of sports through the end of the academic year, student-athletes...

Sac State junior sprinter Mikayla Revera poses on the track at Hornet Stadium on March 10. Revera finished the indoor season with career bests in the 200 and 400 races.

Sac State junior sprinter ends indoor season with all-Big Sky honors

Allisyn Mayhew April 2, 2020

Some athletes have a defining meet or game in their athletic career to remind them why they love the sport.  For Sacramento State junior sprinter Mikayla Revera, it’s the feeling of being part of...

Track athlete Khala Clarke sprints out of blocks after her practice. When she's not running track, Clarke spends her time working on her blog 'Evolved Creativity' and her YouTube channel.

Q&A: Track and field athlete, Khala Clarke, spends her free time blogging

Imani Morton May 15, 2019

Third-year track and field athlete Khala Clarke made the Sacramento State Hornets team her sophomore year after a 12-day tryout. Her love for track began after trying various sports in high school...

Sacramento State sophomore Jah Strange lands in the triple jump pit before finishing in second place in the Causeway Classic Duel against UC Davis at Hornet Stadium on Friday, April 28, 2018. Strange also earned a personal best of 24-11.75 for first place in the long jump.

Women’s track and field dominate, men fall in Causeway Classic Dual

Eric Jaramishian April 28, 2018

During an event filled with personal records, the Sacramento State women’s track and field team defeated UC Davis while the men fell against the Aggies in the annual Causeway Classic Duel on Friday at...

Sacramento State junior Andre Lindsey, center, runs against UC Irvine's Asa Allen, left, and Long Beach State's Raleigh Adams, right, in the men's 110 meter hurdles during the Mondo Team Challenge at Hornet Stadium on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Lindsey placed first in the race by .003 of a second.

Sac State women finish first, men take third in Mondo Team Challenge

Emily Rabasto, Visuals editor April 1, 2018

The Sacramento State women’s triple jump athletes nearly swept the podium, while the men’s 4x100 meter relay team missed their second handoff during the Mondo Team Challenge at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. The...

Sacramento State sophomore Jah Strange performs a triple jump during track practice on Feb. 14 at Hornet Stadium. Strange set a Sac State record for the men’s indoor triple jump with a leap of 51 feet and three inches (51-03.50) on Feb. 3.

Talent runs in the family for Sac State sophomore jumper

Nick Koeneke February 21, 2018

After growing up in the desolate Southern California desert, Sacramento State sophomore jumper Jah Strange found inspiration for track and field through the rich heritage laid down by his family. Strange...

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