The State Hornet

Turnovers force Hornets into must-win game Saturday

Junior forward Zach Mills goes up to block Montana's Kareem Jamar's jump shot in the 70-55 loss to the Grizzlies. 

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2014

Sacramento State head coach Brian Katz said his team picked the worst time of the year to play the worst game of the season.The Hornets committed 15 turnovers and junior guard Mikh McKinney was held to 10 points as the University of Montana defeated Sac State, 70-55 Saturday night at The Nest.“People...

Men’s basketball focused on winning, not standings

Sacramento State's men's basketball team has won seven straight wins at The Nest. 

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2014

Sacramento State’s opportunity for its first Big Sky Conference Tournament in eight years comes down to two games against Montana and Montana State starting Thursday.If the Hornets defeat both teams, it will not only guarantee them a spot in the tournament, but tied the program’s best record with...

Sac State loses to Montana, eliminated from postseason contention

Senior opposite hitter No. 13 Kayla Beal watches the ball after diving to the floor at the game against the Idaho State Bengals.

Satchi Hover

November 24, 2013

Sacramento State’s volleyball team will not head to the Big Sky Conference Tournament after falling to Montana Saturday and losing the sixth and final spot needed to make the postseason.  The Hornets were eliminated by the Grizzlies in five sets, (25-21, 20-25, 21-25, 25-19, 10-15)Following the conclusion of the match,...

Big Sky Tournament bid comes down to final game after Hornets lose to Montana


Gabe Pacheco

March 8, 2013

The Hornets battled to the end with the University of Montana, but eventually came up short.  With a 63-52 loss Thursday, the Hornets' (14-14, 8-11) Big Sky Conference Tournament hopes also suffered a big blow. The Hornets now sit in a tight race with one game remaining on schedule and are tied with ...

Life in the minors for ex-Hornet

Mitch Lively has risen from single-A San Jose (pictured) to triple-A Fresno.

State Hornet Staff

April 25, 2012

Former Sacramento State pitcher Mitch Lively has embraced the same mindset no matter where he has played baseball.“As long as you have a jersey on your back, you have a chance to make it to the big leagues,” Lively said.With that in mind, Lively has pitched in 10 different jerseys dating back to h...