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The State Hornet

The student news site of Sacramento State University

The State Hornet

Student news without fear or favor
Garry Singh

Garry Singh, staff writer

Gurneet (Garry) Singh joined The State Hornet spring 2019 and is now a multimedia staffer, sports beat writer and podcaster. Garry is from Sacramento and is majoring in business and minoring in journalism. He is also station manager at KSSU, the CSUS student-run radio station, where he has his own weekly radio show. Garry received fifth place “Best of Show” award at ACP/CMA 2020 Fall National College Journalism Convention for broadcast news story.
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Max ‘Pain’ Griffin on his journey from alley fights to the UFC: NO LIMITS PODCAST

Max ‘Pain’ Griffin on his journey from alley fights to the UFC: NO LIMITS PODCAST

September 29, 2021

In the penultimate episode of “No Limits,” revisit a conversation hosts Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III had with Sacramento based UFC fighter Max “Pain” Griffin back in May. Griffin goes in depth...

[Video] Sac State students react to CARmencement

CARmencement will take place of commencement for classes of 2020, 2021
May 20, 2021
Students tell their positive and negative takeaways and how they would decorate their cars for the celebration Friday and Saturday.

Will students need masks in the fall? Police chief candidate town halls: STATE HORNET NEWS

May 19, 2021
On this edition of State Hornet News, we talk to Sac State’s chief risk officer for risk management services about potential COVID-19 restrictions in the fall, Sac State will hold town hall meetings with the final candidates for police chief, there is a new virtual art exhibit, and more.
The State Hornet talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments who are very aware of the difficulty of finding jobs, especially during the times we are living through. Graphic made in Canva.

Graduating during a pandemic…what now?

A guide to networking and finding a job from Sac State faculty
May 18, 2021
We talked to internship coordinators, professors and other faculty from several departments about the next steps graduates should take to find jobs and build their network.

[Video] Job seeking tips & tricks for business graduates

May 18, 2021
Sacramento State business students who are graduating receive recommendations on where to find jobs and tips on how to network from Bonnie Beevers, director of the Office of Student Engagement for the College of Business.
Sacramento Kings emcee Scott Freshour on how to seize opportunity: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Sacramento Kings emcee Scott Freshour on how to seize opportunity: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

May 17, 2021
“I could not fathom that there was an opportunity that existed like this,” said Scott Freshour, Sacramento Kings emcee and special guest on Sports Spotlight with Garry Singh and Jordan Latimore.
CBS Sacramento’s Marshall Harris on his storied sports reporting career: NO LIMITS

CBS Sacramento’s Marshall Harris on his storied sports reporting career: NO LIMITS

May 16, 2021
Marshall Harris discusses his career in sports journalism, from his humble beginnings to reporting on the Olympics to becoming sports director for CBS Sacramento.
ESPN radio host Damien Barling on being a multimedia journalist: NO LIMITS PODCAST

ESPN radio host Damien Barling on being a multimedia journalist: NO LIMITS PODCAST

May 12, 2021
D-Lo and KC on ESPN 1320 host and Be Heard podcast platform founder Damien Barling talks his radio and television career, his love of music and those darn Sacramento Kings on this episode of No Limits.
Hornet basketball alumnus drafted to Puerto Rican pro league: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Hornet basketball alumnus drafted to Puerto Rican pro league: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

May 12, 2021
Jordan Latimore and Garry Singh interview Sac State men’s basketball alumnus Brandon Davis about being an athlete in COVID times and being drafted to the Guaynabo Mets, a team in the Puerto Rican Baloncesto Superior Nacional.
ABC10 host Kevin John recaps journalism journey: NO LIMITS PODCAST

ABC10 host Kevin John recaps journalism journey: NO LIMITS PODCAST

May 8, 2021
Kevin John, host and reporter for ABC10 here in Sacramento, joins incoming co-podcast editor Mack Ervin III and podcast staffer Garry Singh to discuss his journalistic journey.
Softball junior Alondra Mejia on setting Sac State home run record: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST

Softball junior Alondra Mejia on setting Sac State home run record: SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST

May 6, 2021
Alondra Mejia, the softball junior who set the school home run record this month, talks about how she got into softball, the team culture on Hornet softball, and her hopes for the rest of her time with the Hornets.
Sac State students Nahom & Ayra on getting “Mic’d Up”: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

Sac State students Nahom & Ayra on getting “Mic’d Up”: STATE HORNET SPOTLIGHT

May 6, 2021
Nahom Semere and Ayra Nuñez, two of the hosts of the podcast Mic’d Up Students, joined State Hornet podcasters Brandon Bailey and Garry Singh to discuss how their podcast came to be and what brought them to Sac State.

California loses congressional seat and vaccines are required for all CSU members: STATE HORNET NEWS

May 4, 2021

In this edition of the State Hornet news, California will be losing representation in congress, all CSU’s are requiring all faculty, students and staff to be vaccinated in order to return to campus and...

Sportswriter Tony Harvey on his career, Sacramento Kings: NO LIMITS PODCAST

Sportswriter Tony Harvey on his career, Sacramento Kings: NO LIMITS PODCAST

May 3, 2021
Freelance sports writer and journalist Tony Harvey joins Garry and Mack on this episode of “No Limits”, discussing his career, his philosophy of work that he calls “The Machine,” his observations on the current Sacramento Kings season and more.
Should the 49ers go for Mac Jones? NO LIMITS PODCAST ft. Jesús Cano

Should the 49ers go for Mac Jones? NO LIMITS PODCAST ft. Jesús Cano

April 24, 2021
Fresno State Collegian Managing Editor Jesús Cano stopped by for today’s episode of “No Limits” to help Garry and Mack discuss the upcoming NFL draft. Afterwards, Garry and Mack give us another edition of the Rant of the Week.
NO LIMITS PODCAST: Sacramento Kings’ playoffs chances dashed, Jake Paul challenges Ben Askren

NO LIMITS PODCAST: Sacramento Kings’ playoffs chances dashed, Jake Paul challenges Ben Askren

April 17, 2021
This week, Garry and Mack set their sights on the Sacramento Kings’ remaining season, their ‘Rants of the Week’ and the upcoming boxing match between Jake Paul and Ben Askren.
NO LIMITS PODCAST: NFL trade and draft analysis, Kings’ losing streak

NO LIMITS PODCAST: NFL trade and draft analysis, Kings’ losing streak

April 10, 2021
This time on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III are joined by Jordan Latimore to talk the NFL Draft and recent trade happenings as well as the Sacramento Kings’ five-game losing streak.
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STATE HORNET BUZZED: Childhood movies – best, worst and underrated

April 9, 2021
Podcast staffer Rose Vega is joined by copy editor Jordan Parker, broadcast staffer Garry Singh and film writer Bradley Hinkson to discuss their favorite childhood movies, as well as which ones might just be over or underrated.
SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Hornet basketball team alumnus joins G League Ignite

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Hornet basketball team alumnus joins G League Ignite

April 5, 2021
Join broadcast staffer Garry Singh and sports writer Jordan Latimore for another season of our Sports Spotlight podcast, with this episode featuring Sacramento State men’s basketball alumnus and G League Ignite player Cody Demps.
NO LIMITS PODCAST: MLB Opening Day, Sacramento Kings stumble again

NO LIMITS PODCAST: MLB Opening Day, Sacramento Kings stumble again

April 4, 2021
Mack and Garry discuss everything that’s happened in sports since spring break, including a discussion on all things baseball featuring returning guest Burle Dixon of the Kansas City Royals’ minor league system.
Sac State womens basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad during a huddle with the team on March 9 against Montana State at the Big Sky Conference tournament. Harkleroads contract was not renewed after eight seasons with the Hornets

Bye Bye, Bunky: Sac state women’s basketball coach will not return

March 17, 2021
Women’s basketball Head Coach Bunky Harkleroad will not return next season. Read the story here.
NO LIMITS PODCAST ft. Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee

NO LIMITS PODCAST ft. Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee

March 16, 2021
Special guest Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee joins Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III to discuss the state of local athletics as sports get ready to start up again after Sacramento’s move to the red tier of COVID-19 restrictions.
Sac State freshman Jan Silva celebrates after a great serve against Fresno State on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Silva lost his singles match and the Hornets lost to the Bulldogs dropping to 2-7 on the season.

SWARM REPORT March 14: Sac State baseball team pours on the scoring

Softball and men’s tennis teams lose
March 14, 2021

In today’s matchups in Hornet sports, it was a light day with only three Sac State teams playing. Two of the games were played away and one game was played at home. The baseball team came out with a...

Sac State junior guard Summer Menke and Montana State freshman forward Lexi Deden fight to box each other out for a rebound during their second round game of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. The Hornets committed 21 turnovers in the season ending loss. (Photo courtesy of Big Sky Conference)

Sac State women’s basketball crashes back to earth in season ending loss

The Hornets commit 21 turnovers
March 9, 2021
For the Sac State women’s basketball team, Monday’s first round victory in the Big Sky Conference Tournament proved to be a fleeting ray of sunshine in an otherwise stormy season as their year ended with an 11 point loss to Montana State Tuesday.
(file photo) Sacramento States sophomore guard Jordan Olivares drives in for a layup against Southern Utah on February 18, 2021 at the Nest.  the Hornets’ got an upset win against the University of Montana in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Monday.

Sac State women’s basketball team pulls off huge upset in tournament opener

Junior guard Summer Menke gets 10th double-double this season
March 9, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball beat University of Montana 65-58. The Hornets with the biggest upset so far in the Big Sky Conference Tournament. Junior guard Summer Menke had her 10th double-double of the season and the Hornets had five double-digit scorers.
NO LIMITS 3/5: NBA All-Star Game roundup

NO LIMITS 3/5: NBA All-Star Game roundup

March 5, 2021
The NBA All-Star Game is this Sunday, and Mack Ervin III and Garry Singh are here with an NBA roundup episode of No Limits where they discuss midseason MVPs, coach of the year candidates and more.
Sacramento State’s junior guard Milee Enger prepares to shoot a free throw in a game at the Nest against Montana State University on Wednesday, March. 3, 2021. Enger had a career-high 24 points.

Sac State women’s basketball team falls short in crunch time

Milee Enger has career-high 24 points
March 4, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball loses to Montana State University 57-61. The Hornets led the majority of the game and fell short at the end. Junior guard Milee Enger had a career-high 24 points.
NO LIMITS PODCAST 2/28: ‘2021 All-Star Snub Team’

NO LIMITS PODCAST 2/28: ‘2021 All-Star Snub Team’

February 28, 2021
Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III discuss what Garry called the “All-Star Snub Team,” a Sacramento Kings season that Mack sees as leaving a lot to be desired and more.
NO LIMITS PODCAST 2/20: Carson Wentz gets traded, Draymond Green criticizes trade culture

NO LIMITS PODCAST 2/20: Carson Wentz gets traded, Draymond Green criticizes trade culture

February 20, 2021
This episode of the No Limits Podcast features Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III discussing Carson Wentz’s sudden trade, Draymond Green’s criticisms of trade culture and more:
Sacramento States junior guard Summer Menke looks to pass the ball while getting double teamed on the baseline in a game at the Nest against Southern Utah on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Menke had a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds.

[Photo] Swarm Report: men’s and women’s basketball teams both fall to Southern Utah

February 18, 2021

Sacramento State's junior guard Summer Menke looks to pass the ball while getting double teamed on the baseline in a game at the Nest against Southern Utah on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. Menke had a double-double...

Sac State blocker Sarah Falk (14) and outside hitter Macey Hayden (3) block Idaho’s return in the final minute of their fourth set. The Hornets went on to win the Saturday, Feb 13th match 3-1.

Swarm Report Feb. 13: Women’s soccer team still undefeated, both basketball teams lose

Softball team splits in doubleheader against Saint Mary’s, volleyball team wins
February 15, 2021
Sac State men’s (6-6) and women’s basketball (1-16) lose in away games. Sac State volleyball (4-3) gets a victory on the day. Sac State softball (2-2) splits and Sac State women’s’ soccer(1-0-1) ties.
NO LIMITS 2/12: Super Bowl Recap, NFL season review, ‘Quarterback Carousel’

NO LIMITS 2/12: Super Bowl Recap, NFL season review, ‘Quarterback Carousel’

February 12, 2021
On this giant NFL-themed episode of the No Limits Podcast, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III recap the Super Bowl, look at the highlights and lowlights of the NFL season and speculate on the potential postseason ‘Quarterback Carousel.’
Sac State womens basketball team
 lined up together, interlocking arms during the national anthem on Jan. 28, 2021. The Hornets are 1-13 overall and 1-9 in the Big Sky conference.

Sac State women’s basketball 0-11 start is worst since 2003-04 season

February 8, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team is 1-14 (1-11 Big Sky) and second to last in the Big Sky standings. Inconsistent roster availability has contributed to a turbulent start to the season.
NO LIMITS S2E1: Super Bowl Pre-Show, NFL Coaches, Sacramento Kings

NO LIMITS S2E1: Super Bowl Pre-Show, NFL Coaches, Sacramento Kings

February 7, 2021
No Limits with Garry and Mack is back for a second season! This week the two invite State Hornet copy editor Jordan Parker to help them discuss the run up to the Super Bowl, the state of the NFL’s coaching landscape and the outlook for the Sacramento Kings.
Sacramento State’s Summer Menke (11) attempts a layup past University of San Francisco’s Abby Rathbun (55) during the fourth quarter in the game at the Nest at Sac State Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.  The Hornets played Northern Arizona University Saturday and Menke had 12 points and nine rebounds but Sac State lost and moved to 1-14,1-11 Big Sky.

Sac State women’s basketball loses last second heartbreaker

Hornet’s allow game-winning layup to Northern Arizona University with 1.3 seconds left
February 6, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Northern Arizona University 76-75. The Lumberjacks scored a game-winning layup after the Hornets got an offensive rebound and scored a layup on the previous possession. Junior forward Tiana Johnson led the Hornets in scoring with 17 points and 13 rebounds.
Junior guard Emily Enochs (#12) looks for a push to the basket during Sac State’s game against Eastern Washington Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 at the Nest. The Hornets fell to 1-12 on the season after winning their first game against the Eagles on Thursday.

Sac State women’s basketball can’t keep momentum after first win

Poor 3-point shooting leads to a split with Eastern Washington
January 30, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Eastern Washington University 73-61 while shooting 18% from 3-point land. Junior guard Summer Menke had another double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Summer Menke (11) defends the ball from EWU Womens Basketball player Maisie Burnham (15), Grace Kirscher (37) and Jenna Dick (5) during the conference game against Eastern Washington University at the Nest at Sac State Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Menke is a third year at Sac State.

Sac State women’s basketball team scrapes out first win of the season

Junior guard Jazmin Carrasco scores career high 26 points
January 29, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team beat Eastern Washington University 82-76 for their first win of the season for their first win of the season while junior guard Jazmin Carrasco went blazing hot from 3-point land which gave her a career high 26 points.
Sacramento State’s Summer Menke attempts a jump shot in the first half of the game against Idaho State at the Nest at Sac State on Thurs, Jan. 14, 2021. The Hornets remain winless on the year.

Idaho State dominates the boards while defeating the Sac State women’s basketball team

The Hornets remain winless
January 15, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Idaho State women’s basketball team in the fifth home game of the season 69-57, which moves them to 0-8 on the season.
Sacramento State’s Summer Menke (11) goes up strong for a layup against Portland State’s Desirae Hansen (53) during the first quarter in the conference game at the Nest at Sac State in Sacramento, California, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. Menke had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Sac State women’s basketball still winless after loss with head coach out due to COVID protocol

January 9, 2021
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Portland State women’s basketball team in the forth home game of the season 74-64, which adds another loss to a win less season so far.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT: Looking back on a semester of sports largely without sports

Podcast season finale asks how to play again safely
December 18, 2020
On the season finale of the Sports Spotlight, Jason Gallardo and Garry Singh look back on a semester of sports coverage largely without sports, and discuss when and how sports can continue safely amid COVID-19.
Coach Bunky Harkleroad discusses adjustments for the game to his players in the game against the University of Nevada at the Nest at Sac State Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020. Harkleroad said the team ultimately ran out of gas with only six available players.

Sac State women’s basketball short-handed crew loses second matchup against Nevada

Hornets came into the game with six active players
December 13, 2020
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Nevada women’s basketball team 62-53 in a back to back home game against the Wolfpack.
After suffering from an ankle injury on the court, Point Guard Milee Enger stands up and walks to the benches in the first half of Sac State Womens Basketball season opener on December 12, 2020. Enger was unable to return to the court as her team continued with six players.

Sac State women’s basketball team loses home opener against Nevada

Junior guard Milee Enger injured in first quarter
December 12, 2020
The Sac State women’s basketball team lost to Nevada women’s basketball team in the home opener 74-61 in the first game of a back to back to the Wolfpack. The Hornets lost starting junior guard Milee Enger in the first quarter due to injury.
NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2

NO LIMITS: Logan Paul vs. Floyd Mayweather announced, ‘Take It Now’ #2

December 12, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III are joined by special guests, sports editor Ian Edwards and sports beat writer Jordan Latimore to discuss the recently announced Logan Paul vs. Floyd “Money’ Mayweather boxing match, this week in the NFL and the safest bets you could make on next week’s games in another segment of “Take It Now.”
Sacramento State mens basketball head coach Brian Katz talks to the team during a timeout in the first half of a game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. The mens game scheduled for Dec. 12 against the Santa Clara University was postponed after concerns that a member of the Sac State travel party may have been exposed to the coronavirus.

[Photo] Sac State men’s basketball game postponed following potential COVID-19 exposure

December 11, 2020

Sacramento State men's basketball head coach Brian Katz talks to the team during a timeout in the first half of a game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. The...

[Video] Sac State athlete runs food drive, opens storefront in hometown of Fresno

Prince Washington talks about giving back, King Kulture Clothing & Cuts
December 11, 2020
All month we will continue to cover stories of Black students and alumni and highlight some of our favorite past stories such as this story of a Sac State football player giving back to his hometown.
Sacramento States senior forward Bryce Fowler (23) makes a right handed finger roll layup during the second half in the game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Fowler had 17 points in the game. Sac State won 73-57.

[Photo] Sac State men’s basketball defeats Idaho Vandals 73-57 in morning showdown

December 5, 2020

Sacramento State's senior forward Bryce Fowler (23) makes a right handed finger roll layup during the second half in the game against the University of Idaho at The Nest at Sac State Saturday, Dec. 5,...

NO LIMITS: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr., ‘Take it Now’ #1, Rockets and Wizards trade

NO LIMITS: Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr., ‘Take it Now’ #1, Rockets and Wizards trade

December 5, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III react to the Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. card, debut a new podcast segment called “Take It Now” about the safest bets you could take on NFL games this weekend, and analyze the recent trades between the Houston Rockets and Washington Wizards.

[Video] Sac State Trump and Biden supporters discuss presidential election

Students contemplate future of the U.S. post-election
November 27, 2020
Sacramento State students who support Trump and students who support Biden discuss the presidential election and the future of the U.S. as Biden is set to take office in 2021.
NO LIMITS: NBA free agency, Week 12 of NFL

NO LIMITS: NBA free agency, Week 12 of NFL

November 26, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III recap the NBA free agency period and its winners and losers, talk about how the Sacramento Kings can rebuild and discuss Week 12 in the NFL.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State alumnus discusses how to make it in sports radio

November 25, 2020
Sac State alumnus Kyle Madson, producer and co-host of several sports radio shows and podcasts, talks how to make it in the fast-moving world of sports radio as well as his predictions for the 49ers and his optimal tailgate setup.
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STATE HORNET BUZZED: Best and worst Thanksgiving stories, foods and traditions

November 23, 2020
This week on State Hornet: Buzzed, Garry Singh, Max Connor, Dominic Vitiello and Robbie Pierce discuss their best and worst Thanksgiving foods and stories and the best and worst holiday songs that retail workers are about to listen to on loop.
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SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: Sac State alumnus makes the cut in soccer, music and barbering

November 21, 2020
Jason Gallardo and Garry Singh interview Sac State alumnus Chimdum Mez, who was recently drafted by the MLS San Jose Earthquakes after playing professional soccer in Costa Rica.
NO LIMITS PODCAST: NFL Week 10, NBA trades, demands and drafts

NO LIMITS PODCAST: NFL Week 10, NBA trades, demands and drafts

November 20, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III recap NFL week 10 and a wild week of NBA trades, trade demands and drafting.
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STATE HORNET BUZZED: Drinks we could live off and superpowers we’d have

November 13, 2020
In the second, grab bag episode of State Hornet: Buzzed, broadcast staffer Garry Singh, managing editor Maddie Beck, web editor Chris Wong and tech writer Kylie Robison discuss Thanksgiving vs. Christmas, the one drink they could live off of and the one superpower they would have.
NO LIMITS: NFL week 9, MVPs revisited, NBA trade rumors

NO LIMITS: NFL week 9, MVPs revisited, NBA trade rumors

November 12, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III recap this week in the NFL and discuss NBA trade rumors.
NO LIMITS: NFL playoffs if they started today, midseason MVP picks

NO LIMITS: NFL playoffs if they started today, midseason MVP picks

November 5, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III go through their hypothetical brackets if the NFL playoffs were to start today, and then discuss their midseason MVP picks.

MULTIMEDIA: Scenes from early voting and Election Day in Sacramento

November 3, 2020

EARLY VOTING Scenes from the Golden 1 Center, Campus Commons, The East Jay Building, Sacramento County Administration Building and The WELL The touch screen booths at the voting center at the Golden...

STATE HORNET NEWS: 2020 Election, threat against student housing, and AB1460 hiccups and more

November 2, 2020
On this edition of State Hornet News, 2020 election FAQ, a bomb threat at The Crossings, AB 1460 implementation issues, track & field returns and other stories from the State Hornet newsroom.
NO LIMITS: World Series recap, NFL marquee matchups

NO LIMITS: World Series recap, NFL marquee matchups

October 29, 2020
This week on No Limits — Garry and Mack recap the MLB World Series with Burle Dixon of the Kansas City Royals and deep dive on the Steelers vs. Titans and Seahawks vs. Cardinals games.
Sac State alumnus Sam Amick interviews Basketball Hall of Famer Earvin Magic Johnson before a Clippers and Lakers game on Oct. 19, 2017 at the Staples Center. Amick currently works as an NBA insider for The Athletic, and was one of the few reporters assigned to work inside the NBA bubble.

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT PODCAST: The Athletic’s Sam Amick reporting from inside the NBA bubble

October 29, 2020
Hallway wine night, pick-up pickleball and cigars by the lake: On the first episode of our new Sports Spotlight podcast, The Athletic insider Sam Amick talks about his experience and best stories working inside the NBA bubble.
NO LIMITS: NBA Finals recap, NFL division-by-division breakdown

NO LIMITS: NBA Finals recap, NFL division-by-division breakdown

October 22, 2020
This week on No Limits, Garry and Mack recap the NBA Finals and some early offseason shakeups, and break down the current state of the NFL division-by-division.
NO LIMITS: NBA Finals, firings and hirings, NFL Week 5

NO LIMITS: NBA Finals, firings and hirings, NFL Week 5

October 7, 2020

This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III are joined by State Hornet podcasting alumnus Shaun Holkko to discuss the aftermath of the firing of Bill O’Brien and the new hiring of Doc Rivers,...

NO LIMITS PODCAST: Doc Rivers runs dry, Lakers vs. Heat, NFL contenders and pretenders

NO LIMITS PODCAST: Doc Rivers runs dry, Lakers vs. Heat, NFL contenders and pretenders

October 1, 2020

This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III discuss the departure of Doc Rivers from the Los Angeles Clippers and how the offseason looks for further coaching staff changes. The pair also give...

VIDEO: The WELL opens with outdoor fitness options by reservation

September 29, 2020

The WELL opened operations for “DIY outdoor fitness” Thursday on the south green in front of the building. Students are able to reserve workout times on The WELL’s website. Workout slots are 50 minutes...

NO LIMITS: Clippers choke, Nuggets hold on, NFL continues to Week 3

NO LIMITS: Clippers choke, Nuggets hold on, NFL continues to Week 3

September 23, 2020

This week on No Limits, Garry Singh and Mack Ervin III discuss who is eating the “blame pie” following the Clippers’ NBA playoff loss, how the Nuggets might fare in the rest of the playoffs and how...

STATE HORNET NEWS BROADCAST: Meet the ASI board, COVID-19 protocol on campus

September 22, 2020

On this edition of State Hornet News, meet the incoming board of the Associated Students, Inc., take a look on campus at the changes and protocol that have been put in place to protect people from COVID-19...

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Onit Coffee founder Shadi Khattab on how to brew a business

PODCAST SPOTLIGHT: Onit Coffee founder Shadi Khattab on how to brew a business

September 22, 2020

State Hornet reporters Chanelle Muerong and Garry Singh bring you another episode of the State Hornet: Spotlight audio profile series, this time featuring Sac State business alumnus and Onit Coffee CEO...

NO LIMITS: NFL Week 1 and NBA Playoffs

NO LIMITS: NFL Week 1 and NBA Playoffs

September 16, 2020

On the first episode of our new sports podcast “No Limits” with Mack Ervin III and Garry Singh, the two discuss this week in professional sports, tackling week one of the NFL, the NBA playoffs and...

Sac State baseball coach Reggie Christiansen poses for a photo at John Smith Field. Christiansen has been relying on high school and travel ball coaches to get opinions on potential recruits.

Sac State coaches forced to adapt recruitment efforts amid stay-at-home order

Technology plays huge role for coaches during coronavirus pandemic
May 15, 2020

College sports coaches have been fostering new and innovative ways to recruit players amid the stay-at-home order to ensure they still have successful teams and are able to bring in the right players for...

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DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E16: Double Double Coverage

May 14, 2020

For the season finale of Double Coverage, Mack Ervin III and Shaun Holkko host a double-sized special edition. In it, they discuss the most recent UFC fight card, analyzing the hypothetical NFL season...

Volleyball player wins 2020 ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

Volleyball player wins 2020 ‘Best Female Athlete’ at Sac State

Senior outside hitter Sarah Davis ended career with 1,117 kills
May 4, 2020

On Oct. 31 of last year, senior outside hitter Sarah Davis was only nine kills away from reaching the 1,000 career-kill milestone and cementing herself into an elite club of volleyball players at Sacramento...

exercise tips

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April 26, 2020

mental health and motivation tips

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April 26, 2020

healthy eating tips (1)

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April 26, 2020

Sac State community gives advice on staying healthy through shelter-at-home order

Sac State community gives advice on staying healthy through shelter-at-home order

April 26, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and California’s statewide shelter-at-home order have made it a challenge for many students to stay healthy, both mentally and physically. As a result, students have to come...

Sac State students showcase wide array of talent and artistry

7 student-artists to follow
April 1, 2020

Sacramento State has many talented students with diverse artistic talents. Each with their own unique story, these Sac State artists are making waves, from rappers and poets to DJs and dancers.   1....

Seen here is the Hornets Nest located inside the University Union at Sac State Monday March 16th, completely empty.

‘Financially, it’s kind of ugly for me’: How the coronavirus hurts Sac State students’ finances

Many businesses cut hours or lay off employees
March 22, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has forced businesses throughout the nation to cut hours or close, leaving many out of work, including students at Sacramento State.   On Thursday, the state of California...

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DOUBLE COVERAGE S1E5: Kobe Bryant memories, NFL CBA talks, Wilder vs. Fury II

February 24, 2020

For this week’s episode of Double Coverage, hosts Shaun Holkko and Mack Ervin III are joined by State Hornet staffer Garry Singh to discuss their favorite Kobe Bryant moments following his celebration...

Anthony Shorter, who goes by Gr8tness, poses on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Sac State. Shorter is from Richmond, CA and in high school performed a rap song for his graduation and prom.

Sac State alumnus and artist Gr8tness discusses music career, inspiration

Anthony Shorter graduated in December, now pursues music full time
February 13, 2020

Imagine creating music for 14 years and, after a seesaw of a college career, you're able to fully focus on the pursuit of your dream.  Anthony Shorter, who goes by Gr8tness, has released eight EPs...

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