The State Hornet

College basketball creates opportunities for smaller schools to make big upsets with fair tournament style

Joe Davis

November 7, 2012

Looking back at what are considered the greatest moments in college athletics, you might find none of them belong to Sacramento State. From Christian Laettner hitting an improbable last-second shot against University of Kentucky to win the NCAA Tournament for Duke University to University of Californ...

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

James Heck

September 18, 2012

For the cross country runners on the Sacramento State men’s and women’s teams, the emphasis of their training and commitment pertain to collegiate running. After college, the different avenues runners can or want to pursue depend on athletic ability, opportunity and sheer desire to continue runn...

Water polo program absent as school neglects current pool

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012

When Sacramento State students think of the aquatics program, they often picture the rowing team floating down the American river in perfect unison or the fun summer days spent at the university’s aquatic center at Lake Natomas; popular water sports such as swimming, diving and water polo are widely ...

Cross country acquires fresh legs

Cross country acquires fresh legs

James Heck

September 11, 2012

The 2012 Sacramento State women’s cross country team features a predominantly young core of inexperienced collegiate level runners.   Kathleen Raske, director of track and field and cross country at Sac State, said the goal of the team’s season is to develop the freshmen runners in ...

Men’s golf opens season with a ninth place finish

Men’s golf opens season with a ninth place finish

Joe Davis

September 11, 2012

Today, the Sacramento State men’s golf team wrapped up its third and final round at the Itani Quality Homes Collegiate with a ninth place finish in the season opening tournament at Palouse Ridge Golf Club hosted by Washington State University. In the first two rounds of the tournament Sac State poste...

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

Sac State cross country to host Hornet Jamboree

James Heck

September 4, 2012

The eighth annual Sacramento State Hornet Jamboree will take place on Saturday at Sacramento Granite Regional Park. The Hornet Jamboree is the only cross country home meet of the 2012 season.   Approximately 1,500 participants composed of seven to eight collegiate teams – including Sacrament...

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Miriam Arghandiwal

April 27, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden announced April 20 the Obama administration would overturn the 2005 revised interpretation to Title IX federal law, which was said to provide a loophole in the law. Title IX reads that no one shall be discriminated against due to gender and requires colleges and universities t...