The State Hornet

Cross country coach overcame obstacles to get to Sac State

Satchi Hover

October 9, 2013

If you ask Sacramento State cross country head coach Joe Eby about achieving personal goals in the face of adversity, he could tell you a thing or two about doing as much – and then some.The first-year head coach from Ravenna, Ohio began his pursuit of a cross country career when he was a junior in high school. He had...

Sac State could not keep pace at Inter-Regional Jamboree

Satchi Hover

October 5, 2013

Sacramento State’s cross country team hosted the Inter-Regional Jamboree at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex Thursday.The men’s team finished seventh in the 8K with 221 team points while the women finished fourth in the 5K with 102 team points.Senior Reesey Byers led the men’s squad, placing 6th with a tim...

Sac State men’s and women’s cross country impress at Stanford Invitational

Satchi Hover

October 2, 2013

Sacramento State’s cross-country team completed the Stanford Invitational Saturday with the women’s side finishing 2nd in the 6k run and the men landing in 7th for the 8k run.Seniors Rachel Mitchell and Lauren Mugnaini both finished with times of 21:30 for the women, ranking fifth and sixth individually. Stanf...

Hornet Jamboree a place for runners to show their skills

Satchi Hover

September 13, 2013

Sacramento State’s cross country team will host the Hornet Jamboree, which invites collegiate and regional high school runners Saturday at Granite Regional Park.The Jamboree is one of three home meets for the Hornets. Kathleen Raske, Director of Cross Country, views the competition as an opportunit...

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James Heck

November 28, 2012

During the winter months, sporting events can face unexpected scheduling issues, facing either suspensions of games or canceling of games altogether.   Many sports have the luxury of being played indoors on dry surfaces and ideal environments.   While track and field meets are h...

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

James Heck

November 10, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished 18th and the women’s team did not score today at the NCAA West Regional in Seattle. Reesey Byers led the men’s team with a 42nd place finish with a time of 30:28.34 over the 10k course. Byers’ time is ranked as the third highest in school his...

Cross country has strong showing in Davis

Cross country has strong showing in Davis

James Heck

November 3, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished second and the women’s team finished first today at the Doc Adams Invitational at the Putah Creek Reserve course in Davis. Junior Reesey Byers led the men’s team with a third place overall finish in the 8k with 24:08. On the women’s side, Jus...

Reesey Byers runs like the wind, leads cross country

Reesey Byers runs like the wind, leads cross country

James Heck

October 31, 2012

He humbly shook my hand the first time I met him. He seemed shy and reserved, probably nervous. He tricked me. When discussing his experiences running, junior Reesey Byers can hardly contain his enthusiasm. Byers was born on March 3, 1992, in Bakersfield. When he was two years old, he was adopted by...

Cross Country teams wrap up Big Sky Championships

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James Heck

October 28, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team placed fifth and the women’s team placed eighth at the Big Sky Conference Cross Country Championships Saturday at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff, Ariz. Northern Arizona and Weber State won the men’s and women’s races, respectively, by placing three runners in ...

Cross country runners prepare for conference championships

Cross country runners prepare for conference championships

James Heck

October 22, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete at the Big Sky Championships on Saturday at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff, Ariz.   For the first time in the 2012 cross country season, all 11conference teams will compete in the same meet.   The Big Sky...

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