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CHARITY STRIPE: Hornets’ Diemer aids sick children

State Hornet Staff

May 8, 2012


Filed under Sports

Losing two grandparents to cancer before entering high school can be a tough situation for any child to live through. But that is exactly the scenario Sacramento State senior volleyball player Alex Diemer found herself dealing with.  Despite having lost her grandparents to cancer, Diemer will spend...

Charity Stripe: Blind woman helps track athletes see

David Somers

April 24, 2012


Filed under Sports

Senior distance runner Chris Romo was one of several Sacramento State student athletes who volunteered in December to serve as guides to blind runners attempting to complete the California International Marathon. What Romo didn’t realize at the time was it would  be the blind who would end up helping ...

Charity Stripe: Softball’s Nakken helps food shelter

State Hornet Staff

April 10, 2012


Filed under Sports

If Woodland residents fall on hard times and get to the point where they cannot afford to feed their families, they can turn to the Woodland Volunteer Food Closet in hope of finding relief. And those who have sought help in the past may have received their aid directly from the hand of Sacramento State s...

CHARITY STRIPE: Sac State’s Greenwood teaches teens

State Hornet Staff

April 3, 2012


Filed under Sports

Before sophomore pitcher Hunter Greenwood made it to Sacramento State, he was just like any other high school baseball player with aspirations of playing college ball. But he wasn’t sure what it took to get to the next level. So when he did, he determined he needed to take what he learned and pass...

Charity Stripe: Sacramento State volleyball’s Currey donates to Congo

Charity Stripe: Sacramento State volleyball’s Currey donates to Congo

State Hornet Staff

March 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

When a missionary from the Democratic Republic of the Congo spoke recently at Janelle Currey’s church about the orphanage he operates back home, many expected him to never return. The missionary said it is because the abundance found in the United States often tempts many to forsake the extreme poverty...

Charity Stripe: Dickson assists disabled

Charity Stripe: Dickson assists disabled

David Somers

March 13, 2012


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John Dickson loves his cousin. He loves her more than most anything.  Dickson, a member of the Sacramento State men’s basketball team, is passionate about helping people with disabilities. His cousin has Down syndrome and the junior forward counts it as a personal responsibility and joy to support the ...