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The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor

Britney Rossman, Author

All content by Britney Rossman

Getting an athlete back in the game

Britney Rossman
December 3, 2009

Although usually frustrating for most student-athletes, injuries are bound to happen. Whether the injury occurs in practice or in a game, athletes risk their bodies every day. Sacramento State's athletic...

Can Hornets win again?

Britney Rossman
November 23, 2009

The Sacramento State football team started off the season slow, but the Hornets look to finish out the season on a positive note as they head into their final game, the Causeway Classic. Sac State head...

Green Army works to instill Hornet pride

Britney Rossman
November 13, 2009

Sacramento State's Green Army has taken it upon itself to encourage student participation at all sporting events that take place in Hornet territory. The Green Army, a group of students affiliated with...

Chance for new coach

Britney Rossman
November 11, 2009

The Sacramento State women's basketball team will have a new look this season. Jamie Craighead, the new head coach, has been a three-sport kid for as long as she could remember. Basketball, however, eventually...

Sac State defeats Northern Arizona 27-24

Britney Rossman
November 2, 2009

The Sacramento State football team added another win to the books as it defeated conference opponent Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 27-24 at home on Saturday. The win breaks the Hornets' 2-game...

Campus leaders issue briefing, motive still unknown

Britney Rossman
October 29, 2009

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez, along with Police Chief Dan Davis and Vice President of Student Affairs Lori Varlotta, held a press conference Thursday afternoon in front of Sacramento Hall...

Women’s rugby wins Slugfest

Britney Rossman
October 22, 2009

The Sacramento State women's rugby club won the UCSC Slugfest Tournament at UC Santa Cruz over the weekend. The Hornets beat Humboldt State 21-5, UC Santa Cruz 15-0 and UC Davis 31-10 to take first place...

Sac State cyclist competes in Collegiate Moutain Bike Nationals

Britney Rossman
October 22, 2009

Over the weekend the Sacramento State cycling team president, Emily Kachorek, pedaled her way to 21st place in the 2009 Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals. The event was held at the Northstar-at-Tahoe...

Football star nominated for student-athlete award

Britney Rossman
October 22, 2009

When he was young, Sacramento State senior offensive lineman Clint Lessard, senior finance major, was considered "mama's little helper" for his hard work and dedication to helping his mother with his younger...

Third-string glory

Britney Rossman
October 11, 2009

Sacramento State's senior third-string quarterback Jon Loeliger has had a career that has been one of many changes and transitions. Loeliger is not your typical third-string quarterback. To get a substantial...

Washington’s loss is Sac State’s gain

Britney Rossman
October 3, 2009

As a Vacaville High School football phenomenon, running back Terrance Dailey's talent opened several doors to continue his career in college football. With accepting a scholarship from the University of...

Hornets football loses home opener 56-30

Britney Rossman
September 28, 2009

Sacramento State football lost its home opener Saturday night to the Eastern Washington Eagles 56-30. The loss leaves the hornet 0-3 on the season, and 0-1 in conference play. Eastern Washington began...

Bob Mattos, left, holds a football in the Broad Fieldhouse after Gary Quattrins hall of fame induction. Mattos died on Sunday at the age of 68.:File Photo

Hall of fame friendship

Britney Rossman
September 17, 2009

Sacramento State football legends Bob Mattos and Gary Quattrin have been friends for nearly 50 years. Their lives collided by fate and resulted in the true meaning of friendship and success. Mattos and...

Football falls short against Cal Poly 38-19

Britney Rossman
September 17, 2009

The Sacramento State football team fell shy of a victory when defeated by the Cal Poly Mustangs in San Luis Obispo. This game marked the second game of the Hornets season and the first for the Mustangs....

Sport clubs another option for students

Britney Rossman
September 17, 2009

Sport clubs sometimes get put on the back burner on campus due to all the hype of mainstream NCAA-regulated sports. Nevertheless, many feel that sport clubs can be just as competitive and demanding as...

Sac State to contend in ’09

Britney Rossman
September 9, 2009

With the loss of some key players from the 2008 football squad, like linebackers Mike Brannon and Cyrus Mulitalo, the 2009 Sacramento State football season may come as a major task for head coach Marshall...

Stingless Hornets suffer a huge loss to UNLV 38-3

Britney Rossman
September 7, 2009

The Sacramento State football team fell to the UNLV Rebels 38-3 in its first official game of the 2009 season. Within minutes, nine plays and 68 yards calculated into the first touchdown of the game for...

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