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Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Hornet softball swept by Weber State

Connor Ashford

May 1, 2016


Filed under Sports

A close game saw the Sacramento State softball team come up short in extras to Weber State, losing by a final of 4-3 in 14 innings. After going down in order in the top half of the inning, Hornet pitcher Savanna Corr got the ball to start the game on defense. After allowing a leadoff walk and sing...

Men’s basketball takes down NAU on senior night

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State Hornets beat the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 64-51 at The Nest on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Led behind a big second half, Sac State (13-16, 6-12 in the Big Sky Conference) never let Northern Arizona (5-14, 3-15 in Big Sky) get back in...

Hornets beat Thunderbirds in overtime

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State Hornets fought their way to an overtime win Thursday night, beating the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 69-63 at the Nest. Sac State (12-16, 5-12 in the Big Sky Conference) outlasted Southern Utah (5-22, 3-14 in Big Sky) with tough defense and some timely free throws. ...

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Chris Bullock

March 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State women's basketball team put the Big Sky Conference on notice Friday night. In the final game of the regular season before the Big Sky Conference Tournament, Sac State (13-16, 10-8 in Big Sky) took an 11-point lead in the first quarter, and kept the lead the entire game en ...

Hornets find will to win

Hornets find will to win

Chris Bullock

March 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Despite having three players out due to injury, the Sacramento State women's basketball team kept its composure in the closing minutes. Senior guard Adella Randle-El, junior forward Gretchen Harrigan and sophomore guard Taylor Brown accounted for all of Sac State's points in the fourth quarter, and ...

Hornets prepare for final regular season homestand

Hornets prepare for final regular season homestand

Andrew Brown

March 2, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State men's basketball team will finish their disappointing regular season off with two home games against Big Sky Conference bottom dwellers. The Hornets (11-16, 4-12 Big Sky) will take on the 11th place Southern Utah University Thunderbirds (5-21, 3-13 Big Sky) on Thursday, Mar...

Hornets lose important conference game

Hornets lose important conference game

Andrew Brown

February 26, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State University Hornets couldn't hang on against the University of Northern Colorado Bears Thursday at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colorado, losing 72-67. Things seemed to be clicking offensively in the first half for the Hornets (11-15, 4-11 in the Big Sky Conference),...

Eastern Washington silences Hornets’ buzz

Eastern Washington silences Hornets’ buzz

Chris Bullock

January 31, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Sacramento State's women's basketball team came into Saturday's game with their backs against the wall after a tough Thursday night loss to Idaho. With Eastern Washington coming into the Nest as the Big Sky Conference leaders, Sac State had a battle on their hands. Unfortunately, their hi...

Football goes winless on road this season after NAU loss

Jeremiah Martinez

November 14, 2015


Filed under Sports

In a game that featured two freshmen starting quarterbacks, Case Cookus and the Northern Arizona offense was a problem for the Hornets defensively, as Sacramento State lost 49-35 on the road Saturday afternoon. Sac State ended its road schedule winless at 0-6 after a 3-3 record away from Hornet Stadi...

Volleyball team loses to Northern Arizona

Volleyball team loses to Northern Arizona

Elliot Jones

November 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State volleyball team had its eight-game winning streak snapped by Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 3-1 on the road on Thursday. Northern Arizona is conference championship for the first time ever in program history. The Lumberjacks will host the Big Sky Conference Tournament taking...

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