The State Hornet

The Hornets finish the ‘14 season strong with a three-game win streak

State Hornet Staff

December 4, 2014

For the first time since the program’s 2000 season, the Hornets football team finished with a final record of 7-5 as they defeated their rival UC Davis in the 61st Causeway Classic on Nov. 22. This is a significant improvement from their 5-7 finish from the 2013 season.The Hornets also had 14 players ea...

Football defeats Portland State in home finale

DeAndre Carter scores against Portland State University on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2015 at Hornet Stadium. Carter had eight receptions and 134 yards in a 48-41 win.

James Frazier

November 15, 2014

The Sacramento State football team concluded home play for the 2014 season defeating Portland State by a final score of 48-41.Sac State improved to 6-5 on the season while Portland State dropped to 3-8.It was the Hornets’ second consecutive win over the Vikings and they now lead the all-time series 8-7.Sa...

Football hosts Portland State for final home game at Hornet Stadium

James Frazier

November 14, 2014

Football will have its final home game at Hornet Stadium on Saturday as they will host the Portland State Vikings at 2 p.m. The game will also be dedicated as Senior Day. The team’s 18 seniors will be honored in a pregame ceremony before the last home game of their collegiate careers.Sac State (5-...

Football excited to return home in matchup against Southern Utah

James Frazier

November 6, 2014

The Sacramento State football team is back on home turf for the last time this season as only two home games remain. The Hornets will host Southern Utah this Saturday. Nov. 8. Kickoff will be at 2 p.m. for this Big Sky Conference afternoon matchup.The two teams first met in 1986 and the all-time ser...

Football falls 31-13 to Montana

James Frazier

November 1, 2014

The Sacramento State football team has its first losing record of the season as their 31-13 loss to 12th-ranked Montana dropped the Hornets to 4-5.Sac State had opportunities early on but had trouble converting the red zone while also going 4 of 15 on third-down conversions.The Hornets struck first on a 27...

Football ready to head back to work after bye week

James Frazier

October 29, 2014

With eight games played and a 4-4 record on the season, the Sacramento State football team heads into a bye week looking to get as healthy and prepared as possible for the last four games of the year.Players were relaxed and confident as they headed into the Broad Fieldhouse for team meetings. Others we...

Football travels to face Northern Colorado

James Frazier

October 9, 2014

Sacramento State will look to get back over the .500 mark as they head out for a matchup against Northern Colorado Oct. 11 at Nottingham Field in Greeley, CO.Northern Colorado (2-3) won its first conference game since 2012 after defeating Northern Arizona 24-17 on Saturday. Although they were outgained...

Football hosts Montana State for conference play

James Frazier

October 2, 2014

Sacramento State will try to stay perfect at home as it heads into a showdown with Big Sky Conference foe Montana State Saturday Oct. 4 at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets are 2-0 at home thus far but will have their hands full with the Bobcats who come in ranked No. 13. It will be the first conference game a...

Kicker Brad Cornish breaks Sac State field goal record

James Frazier

September 15, 2014

Kicker Brad Cornish booted his way into the school record books in the 42-31 win over Weber State on Saturday as he converted on all five of his field goal attempts, setting a new Sacramento State single-game record.Cornish also hit three extra point kicks while having one blocked, giving him a total of ...

Hornets break records in home opener

Sophomore running back Jordan Robinson rushes for a 30-yard touchdown run during the fourth quarter of the game against Weber State on Saturday.

Bob Solario

September 13, 2014

The Sacramento State Hornets defeated the Weber State Wildcats in coach Jody Sears' first game against his former team 42-31.Kicker Brad Cornish smashed two school records, connecting on five kicks, four of which were 40 yards or longer, including a 48-yard field goal in the first quarter."You never know ...