The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
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

Curtis Manlapig, Author

All content by Curtis Manlapig

The Curt Locker: Football all buzz, no bite in 2013

Curtis Manlapig
December 4, 2013

Almost is a word that should never be said when it comes to sports because it implies coming so close, yet not obtaining the goal. To say the Sacramento State football team almost won games they should...

The Hornet football team makes their entrance onto the field at the Causeway Classic on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Sac State falls to UC Davis in 60th Causeway Classic

Curtis Manlapig
November 23, 2013

The UC Davis offense was efficient running and passing the ball Saturday, as it took down Sacramento State in the 60th edition of the Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets lost 34-7, its fourth...

Morris Norrise’s work ethic has led to success for Sac State football

Curtis Manlapig
November 20, 2013

Senior wide receiver Morris Norrise has been an integral part of the Sacramento State football team for five seasons as he is heading into his final game Saturday against UC Davis.Norrise, grew up in Berkeley...

The Curt Locker: Broadcasters should just bite their tongues

The Curt Locker: Broadcasters should just bite their tongues

Curtis Manlapig
November 19, 2013

Bob Costas, John Madden and Vin Scully are iconic names in the sports broadcasting world. These announcers are responsible for bringing a game to life to those not actually in an attendance. But at times,...

A defensive stop highlights Sac State’s victory over Portland State

Curtis Manlapig
November 16, 2013

The Sacramento State defense stopped Portland State on a key fourth-and-inches play late in the fourth quarter, which led to the Hornets scoring the game-winning touchdown.The Vikings running back DJ Adams...

Refusing to go down, senior running back Ezekiel Graham drags four Southern Oregon defenders along with him. Graham finished the game with 166 yards and a touchdown.

Sac State looks to avoid three-game losing streak at Portland State

Curtis Manlapig
November 14, 2013

Matchup: Sacramento State Hornets at Portland State VikingsRecords: Sac State: 4-6,(3-3); Portland State: 6-4, (3-3)Where: PortlandWhen: Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1:05 p.m.Players to watch:Senior linebacker...

Sac State struggles in blowout loss to Cal Poly

Curtis Manlapig
November 10, 2013

Sacramento State struggled on both sides of the ball in a loss to Cal Poly, Saturday.The Hornets averaged 415 total yards-per-game coming into the game, but were held to just 254 yards in a 42-7 defeat.Junior...

Sacramento State mascot Herky leads the Sacramento State Hornets to face off against the 3-2 Montana University Grizzlies on Saturday at Hornet Stadium.

Sac State prepares for rushing attack from Cal Poly

Curtis Manlapig
November 7, 2013

Matchup: Sacramento State at Cal Poly San Luis ObispoRecords: Sac State: 4-5, (3-2); Cal Poly: 4-5, (3-2)Where: San Luis Obispo, Calif.When: Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6:05 p.m. Players to watch:Coming off of...

Sacramento State tight end Cole Hikutini (85) makes a catch over Montanas JR Nelson (18) Saturday November 2, 2013 at Sacramento State.

Safron’s record day not enough to take down Montana

Curtis Manlapig
November 2, 2013

Sacramento State’s Garrett Safron had a career day despite his team losing 51-48 to the University of Montana Saturday at Hornet Stadium.The junior quarterback broke Sac State’s single game records...

Hornet offense looks to stay hot against Montana

Hornet offense looks to stay hot against Montana

Curtis Manlapig
November 1, 2013

Sacramento State’s offense looks to continue it’s high powered attack Saturday as the Hornets take on Montana at Hornet Stadium.The offense, led by junior quarterback Garrett Safron, has averaged 34...

Former linebacker shines in backfield

Curtis Manlapig
October 31, 2013

Switching positions in any sport is difficult and usually a learning challenge for those involved, but not for Sacramento State football junior running back Brandon Kellermann.Kellerman switched from being...

Sac State improves to 3-1 in Big Sky with win over North Dakota

Curtis Manlapig
October 19, 2013

The offense and defense of the Sacramento State football team were dominant Saturday as the Hornets took down the University of North Dakota.Sac State won the game 31-7 behind great play from senior linebacker...

Sac State defense looks to improve Saturday at North Dakota

Curtis Manlapig
October 17, 2013

The Sacramento State defense will look to rebound from a poor showing in the loss to Northern Arizona last week when it takes on North Dakota Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota.The Hornet defense surrendered...

Sac State offense key in game against Northern Arizona

Curtis Manlapig
October 10, 2013

Sacramento State looks to continue their offensive onslaught as they take on Northern Arizona University Saturday at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets exploded for 512 yards last week against Northern Colorado...

No. 53 senior line backer Todd Davis, picks up an interception.

Running backs shine in Sac State debut

Curtis Manlapig
October 5, 2013

It was a night of firsts for Sacramento State as the Hornets took down Northern Colorado Saturday on Homecoming.With the win, Sac State is now 2-0 in Big Sky Conference play for the first time since joining...

football1

Sac State defense ready for test against Northern Colorado

Curtis Manlapig
October 4, 2013

The reigning FCS and Big Sky Player of the Week Darnell Sankey and his Sacramento State defense look to continue its stellar play as the team hosts Northern Colorado Saturday for Homecoming.The Hornets...

football1

Sac State dominant against Weber State in Big Sky Conference opener

Curtis Manlapig
September 28, 2013

DeAndre Carter shined for the third consecutive week as Sacramento State (2-3) overcame a slow start and rolled over Weber State (1-4) Saturday ending its 8-game losing streak in Ogden, Utah.The junior...

football 1

Big Sky football begins as Sac State travels to take on Weber State

Curtis Manlapig
September 26, 2013

Sacramento State football looks to snap an eight-game road losing streak against Weber State as the team opens Big Sky Conference play Saturday.Both programs have struggled in the early season after losing...

Penalties falter Sac State in loss to Southern Utah

Curtis Manlapig
September 21, 2013

Sacramento State football(1-3) beat itself with costly penalties Saturday against Southern Utah (3-1) leading to a 24-21 overtime loss at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets defense committed three penalties, two...

Sac State takes on Southern Utah Saturday at Hornet Stadium

Curtis Manlapig
September 19, 2013

Sacramento State (1-2) looks to continue their momentum Saturday as they face off against Southern Utah (2-1) at Hornet Stadium.Although Southern Utah is a member of the Big Sky Conference, the game will...

Sac State Hornet running back Ezekiel Graham No. 8 runs through Southern Oregon’s defense for a first down on Saturday night.

Sac State lights up scoreboard in shootout victory over Southern Oregon

Curtis Manlapig
September 14, 2013

Sacramento State (1-2) opened its home schedule with a record-breaking victory over Southern Oregon (0-3) in an overtime thriller, 63-56.The win was the Hornets' first of the season after dropping their...

Hornets football to play Southern Oregon on Saturday for home opener

Curtis Manlapig
September 12, 2013

After a dismal start to the season, the Sacramento State football team will open its home schedule against Southern Oregon University Saturday at 6:05 p.m. at Hornet Stadium.Sac State (0-2) has failed...

Load More Stories
Donate to The State Hornet
$800
$1000
Contributed
Our Goal