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College Assistance Migrant Program wins sustainability-themed homecoming parade

The College Assistance Migrant Program took home first prize with a cart designed with a cutout of President Nelsen in his signature stingers-up pose at Saturday night’s 2016 homecoming parade.
(Photo by Will Moon)

Will Moon

October 8, 2016

Saturday’s football game may have started at 6 p.m., but dozens of Sacramento State students and staff members began working at 9 a.m. to decorate golf carts for the Homecoming parade. This year’s parade contest saw a record number of participants, with 18 campus organizations and resid...

Green Army provides school spirit, attends, promotes athletic events

The Green Army cheering and showing school spirit during Sacramento State's men's basketball game against UC Davis on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 in the Hornets Nest

Karah Butac

December 9, 2015

Always decked out in school colors and often serving as the loudest fans in the stands, Green Army is a spirit group that attends Sacramento State sports games. Green Army started as the Green Sting in the spring of 2008, and it started off with the Associated Students, Inc. After that it was a mea...

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 ...

Football goes winless on road this season after NAU loss

Jeremiah Martinez

November 14, 2015

In a game that featured two freshmen starting quarterbacks, Case Cookus and the Northern Arizona offense was a problem for the Hornets defensively, as Sacramento State lost 49-35 on the road Saturday afternoon. Sac State ended its road schedule winless at 0-6 after a 3-3 record away from Hornet Stadi...

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 ...

NCAA hands down penalties to football program

NCAA hands down penalties to football program

Jeremiah Martinez

November 4, 2015

Sacramento State's football program received penalties in response to NCAA violations following an investigation and a public report, according to a statement released Wednesday. Violations from the program include failure to follow substance abuse policy, improper recruiting from an assistan...

Athlete earns his keep despite ‘privilege’

Tight end John Cortez lines up to block for a punt at Hornet Field, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.

Devina Singh

October 27, 2015

Students tend to assume that athletes have more perks in college. Most of these assumed "perks" are earned through hard work. Many of our athlete counterparts have endured countless obstacles to reach their goal of becoming a collegiate athlete. Everyday college students fail to understand the ...

Football snaps skid in 38-13 homecoming win

Wide receiver Shane Harrison leaps into the air to catch a pass over an Idaho State defender. Harrison led the Hornets in receiving yards with 159 for three touchdowns, Saturday, Oct. 24th, 2015 at Hornet Stadium.

Andre Newell

October 24, 2015

It was a tremendous night on both sides of the ball for the Hornets football team, as they beat Idaho State University 38-13 on Saturday in their homecoming game, ending their six-game losing streak as well as picking up their first win in Big Sky Conference play. The Hornets now have an over...

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 ...

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