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

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.

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 are adjusting to a new daily routine - one without the sport they dedicated their college life to. “Par...

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

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.

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 something bigger on and off the field and having a strong team bond. “Once I joined my club t...

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

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.

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 through her coaches’ recommendations, and track was the sport that stuck with her. Although the 400-meter hu...

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

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.

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 Hornet Stadium. The women dominated with a 38-point victory, while the men’s team lost by one...

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

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.

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 meet featured track and field athletes from seven schools around the country including...

Talent runs in the family for Sac State sophomore jumper

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.

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 — a second-generation track athlete from Indio, California — has found success in the college ranks...

Dual-sport speedster outruns his competition on track, football field

Sacramento State junior Andre Lindsey warms up with some hurdles before track practice on Feb. 5 at Hornet Stadium. Lindsey competes in football as a receiver and indoor and outdoor track as a hurdler.

Angel Guerrero, Sports editor

February 20, 2018

Over a decade ago, Andre Lindsey stood and watched as the football he was supposed to be grabbing bounced on the ground — but now he’s picking up recognition as one of Sacramento State’s most impressive athletes. Lindsey, who led the Football Bowl Subdivision with 30.24 yards per catch in th...

Track and field teams set to begin Big Sky Indoor Championships

Sacramento State then-freshman Artearra Coffey, left, and then-senior Kristen Robinson, right, sprint in the women's 100-meter hurdle race in the Mondo Team Challenge April 1, 2017 at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets will compete in the Big Sky Indoor Championships from Thursday to Saturday in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Eric Jaramishian

February 19, 2018

The Sacramento State track and field teams are wrapping up their indoor regular season as the program prepares for the Big Sky Indoor Championships from Thursday to Saturday in Flagstaff, Arizona. Despite setbacks due to injuries and sickness, Sac State has enjoyed accomplishments from both individu...

Men’s track and field team takes home Big Sky title

Sacramento State senior Michael Turner leaps in the air during the long jump event Friday in the Big Sky Conference Championships at Hornet Stadium. Turner won the long jump event with a leap of 25-08.00 to place him second in school history and ninth all-time in the Big Sky. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)

Andre Newell

May 13, 2017

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track and field teams finished first and third, respectively, in the Big Sky Conference Championships from May 10-13 at Hornet Stadium. Sac State’s men’s team finished with a total of 131.20 points, while the women’s team finished with 107 behind Montana ...

Hornets win 16 events in Sacramento State Open

Sacramento State sophomore hurdler Andre Lindsey competes in the 110-meter hurdles Saturday at Hornet Stadium. (Photo by Michael Zhang)

Andre Newell

May 7, 2017

In what was a tune-up meet to prepare for the Big Sky Championships, the Sacramento State track and field team hosted the Sacramento State Open at Hornet Stadium on Saturday. Both the men’s and women’s teams combined to win a total of 16 events and set four top-10 school marks. Senior thrower...

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