The State Hornet

Daniels turns inner-city struggle to on-court success

Chris Bullock

May 8, 2016

When you take a look at Sacramento State senior forward Sydonia Daniels on the basketball court, you see a lot of the physical attributes: the orange-tipped black hair, the physical demeanor in which she plays the game. What you don't see, however, is the pain and struggle she has had to go t...

Stephens’ coaching career comes full circle

Chris Bullock

April 7, 2016

After spending three years as an assistant coach for the Sacramento State women's basketball team, Kim Stephens is going back to where it all began. Stephens has been hired as the new women's basketball head coach at her alma mater, Glenville State University, according to a news release from ...

Hornets win big in Reno

Hornets win big in Reno

Chris Bullock

March 8, 2016

Momentum happened to be on the side of the Sacramento State women's basketball team Monday night. Behind a career-high effort from sophomore Maranne Johnson and a record-breaking effort from her teammates, No. 7 Sac State (14-16, 11-8 Big Sky) defeated the No. 10 Southern Utah University Thunder...

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Women’s basketball dominates, clinches No. 7 seed

Chris Bullock

March 6, 2016

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 collect third straight win

Chris Bullock

February 19, 2016

What a great way to end your birthday if you're Sacramento State's Maranne Johnson. With two seconds left in the game, Johnson took a pass from Ericka Magana and drained a 30-foot three-pointer to break a 91-91 tie with Eastern Washington to give Sac State their third straight win on Thursday nig...

Hornets tie record in loss

Chris Bullock

February 7, 2016

Going into Saturday's game at Montana State, the Hornets had only made 30 3-pointers in their last three games. Sac State ended up making 25 on Saturday, tying their own NCAA Division I record. That wouldn't be enough, however, as Big Sky conference leaders Montana State took advantage of anot...

Women’s basketball loses third straight

Women’s basketball loses third straight

Chris Bullock

February 5, 2016

Adella Randle-El gave all she could give on the basketball court Thursday night. Unfortunately for her and the Sacramento State women's basketball team, her best effort was not enough, as the Hornets lost to Montana 90-83 in Missoula, Montana. Randle-El, a senior guard, had a career-high of...

Hornets saddle up for Montana trip

Chris Bullock

February 3, 2016

Adella Randle-El drives the lane against Violet Kapri Morrow of Eastern Washington on Saturday, Jan. 30 in the Hornets Nest. The Hornets went on to lose the game 100-83.

Women’s basketball loses to Idaho

Chris Bullock

January 31, 2016

The shots simply didn't fall for the Sacramento State women's basketball team. Four days after setting an NCAA Div. I-record with 25 3-pointers against Portland State, the Hornets (7-11, 4-3 in Big Sky Conference) had an off night at the Nest, only making six 3-pointers in a 98-88 loss to Idaho (14-...

Eastern Washington silences Hornets’ buzz

Eastern Washington silences Hornets’ buzz

Chris Bullock

January 31, 2016

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...

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