The State Hornet

Darnell Sankey pursuing NFL career

Jeremiah Martinez

December 11, 2015

Before accepting his only Division I scholarship offer from Sacramento State in 2012, linebacker Darnell Sankey wasn’t highly recruited in high school. Four years later, he faces adversity again, as he’ll be pursuing a career in the NFL as a small-school prospect, and he will begin the pre-dra...

Football ends season in 35-21 Causeway Classic defeat

Jeremiah Martinez

November 21, 2015

In a battle of two freshman quarterbacks, it was C.J. Spencer leading UC Davis to a 35-21 victory over Nate Ketteringham and Sacramento State in the 62nd annual Causeway Classic on Saturday at Hornet Stadium. The loss puts the Hornets (2-9 overall, 1-7 in Big Sky Conference) in a tie for last place...

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Jeremiah Martinez

November 18, 2015

As seniors on the Sacramento State football team participated in their last full-padded practice on Wednesday, the Hornets are looking to close out the season with a win against rival UC Davis in this weekend’s 62nd annual Causeway Classic. It will also be the final time the seniors will step ...

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Jeremiah Martinez

November 12, 2015

In the final road game of the season for Sacramento State football, the team will face a challenge against a streaking Northern Arizona squad this Saturday. The Lumberjacks (6-3 overall, 4-2 in Big Sky Conference play) have won three straight games and have averaged 55.6 points during their streak....

Hornets look to beat Cal Poly, gain momentum

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Andre Newell

November 5, 2015

After a spectacular performance in the homecoming game two weeks ago, the Sacramento State football team will look to keep things rolling on the road this Saturday. The Hornets will match up against the Cal Poly Mustangs this Saturday. Sac Sate (2-6, 1-4 in the Big Sky Conference) will be ...

Hornets look for bright spot in homecoming

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Jeremiah Martinez

October 22, 2015

After a rough three-game road trip, the Sacramento State football team will return to Hornet Stadium for a homecoming this weekend. The Hornets will match up against Idaho State University this Saturday, which serves as the team’s homecoming game this season. Sac State (1-6, 0-4 in Big Sky ...

Hornets hope to end skid at Montana State

Jeremiah Martinez

October 7, 2015

Heading into this weekend’s matchup against Montana State University (2-2, 1-1 in Big Sky Conference) on a four-game losing streak, Sacramento State (1-4, 0-2 in Big Sky) linebacker Darnell Sankey said the Hornets can’t dwell on the past. He also said they can’t focus on the nine-game losing ...

Hornets fall at Weber State

Jeremiah Martinez

September 19, 2015

It was a rough night for Daniel Kniffin and the Sacramento State offense, as the quarterback threw three interceptions in a 32-14 loss against Weber State University in their final non-conference game on Saturday night.Kniffin went 14-for-32 with 137 yards and one touchdown on the night, and Wildcats...

Hornets hope to bounce back at Weber State

Jeremiah Martinez

September 16, 2015

After a 49-0 loss to the University of Washington on Sept. 12, Sacramento State football looks to rebound against Weber State University this Saturday.The Hornets enter the matchup with a 1-1 record and will head on the road for the second straight week.Even though Weber State (0-2) participates in the ...

Hornets set to face Washington

Quaterback Daniel Kniffen drops back to pass the ball to a receiver on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015 against Eastern Oregon. Kniffen was 22-for-34 with 282 yards and two touchdowns on the night leading the Hornets to a 41-20 victory over the Mountaineers.

Jeremiah Martinez

September 10, 2015

After opening their season with a 41-20 blowout win against Eastern Oregon University, the Sacramento State football team will face a tougher test when they go head-to-head against the University of Washington in a road matchup on Saturday.It’s a matchup that will feature local Sacramento area produ...

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