The State Hornet

Buzz of the Crowd: Numbers foresee success for Hornet Football

State Hornet Staff

August 28, 2013

Usually, the start of a new fall semester at Sacramento State is full of the same sights and sounds as the year prior. Freshman anxiously move into their dorms with the excitement of getting away from their parents, faculty stress about being unprepared for their lectures and clubs push hard for new recr...

Buzz of the Crowd: Hornet head coach Christiansen needs to stay at Sac State

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2013

When athletes are young, their coaches are teachers giving students the tools they need to succeed, but as the players grow up and the competition gets more competitive, coaches leave the teaching world to become leaders with a strategy to win.Whether it is deciding to run a trick play, making the decis...

Buzz of the Crowd: Hornet basketball need to look forward, not behind

State Hornet Staff

March 18, 2013

While college basketball fans look forward to the NCAA Tournament starting tomorrow, most college basketball programs are looking towards next season.Only 28 percent of the 346 Division I schools make it to a postseason tournament, leaving the rest wondering what they did wrong. Whether their season...

Buzz of the Crowd: Reputation at risk following skirmish

State Hornet Staff

February 27, 2013

It took a fist fight for people to finally buzz about Sacramento State sports.The Hornets received national attention thanks in part to local news station KCRA and its video of a baseball fight between senior second baseman Andrew Ayers and UC Riverside shortstop Eddie Young.While every news outlet was c...

Buzz of the Crowd: Change a necessity for wins

State Hornet Staff

February 20, 2013

While professional sports organizations are given the opportunity to trade, sign and release players, college programs are not given that luxury.I respect college coaches because they have to work with the pieces they are given. General managers are not there to bail them out and the only chance coach...

Buzz of the Crowd: Sac State is golden at home

The Hornet basketball team line up before the game against Southern Utah in the Nest wearing their new gold alternate jerseys.

State Hornet Staff

January 30, 2013

In my life, I have never been the type of person that would be called superstitious. I’ve walked under a ladder or two, I love black cats and, sometimes, I open umbrellas indoors.Even as a passionate sports fan, I would never rub a rabbit’s foot before field goals or wear the same jersey during ...

Buzz of the Crowd: Men’s basketball proves fans wrong

State Hornet Staff

December 22, 2012

I love when teams prove me wrong.As I looked forward to this college basketball season, I’ll be the first to admit, I did not have high hopes for Sacramento State men’s basketball. The team hasn’t had a winning season since Ronald Reagan was President and has never reached any NCAA Division I posts...