The State Hornet

Defense key in matchup with Eastern Washington

State Hornet football coverage

Jeremiah Martinez

September 23, 2015

After ending its non-conference schedule at 1-2 overall, Sacramento State football wants to focus on the next game, which will be against Eastern Washington University (1-2), opening Big Sky Conference play at Hornet Stadium on Saturday night.The Hornets are going into the matchup with two consecutive los...

Sacramento State to host 2014 USA Track and Field championships

Joe Davis

November 13, 2013

Sacramento State Athletics has once again struck a landmark deal to upgrade its facilities with outside financing, this time by partnering with the Sacramento Sports Commission.The project will resurface the track at Hornet Stadium in preparation for the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship...

Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

Sacramento state incoming freshman quarterback, No. 6, Jihad Vercher makes a pass during practice on Sunday at Hornet Stadium.

Alex Grotewohl

August 5, 2013

Football season officially got underway at Sacramento State Sunday as the Hornets took the field for their first team practice. With it began a battle for playing time on a team with a strong freshman and transfer class.Wearing helmets and shorts with no pads, the squad split up into units and ran dril...

Track and field showcases its talent against other mid-major schools

Kassandra Corrigan leaps over the bar during the women high jump on Saturday during the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge in Hornet Stadium. Corrigan placed 8th with her highest jump of 4.97 meters.

State Hornet Staff

April 14, 2013

There is no place like home.Sacramento State’s men track and field team took first place in the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge at Hornet Stadium, Thursday through Saturday.The Hornets beat out seven schools including Montana State, Utah State and Causeway rival UC Davis by winning seven events led by a p...

The Well holds biggest intramural event at Hornet Stadium

The Well holds biggest intramural event at Hornet Stadium

Clifton Jones

October 18, 2012

The Well is putting on its annual Intramural Football Championship and for the first time it will be played at Hornet Stadium. In order to get to the championships, eight teams have been battling it out since Monday to narrow it down to two final teams after today’s round, who will then play in the ...

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

Mountain Lions logo

State Hornet Staff

September 26, 2012

It took a few weeks longer than expected, but professional football has returned to Sacramento.The United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions finalized their roster just 10 days before their first game.This season, the Mountain Lions will feature changes that include a new field, head coach a...

ROTC does push-ups for military appreciation night

ROTC cadets pose behind the cannon.

Ronnie Dela Cruz

September 24, 2012

Saturday night was military and community service appreciation night at the Sacramento State vs. University of North Dakota football game. The first 1,500 fans got Herky bobble heads for the occasion. Before the game, the ROTC Color Guards presented the colors for the national anthem. The Green Army presented ...

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Edward Ruhnke
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bayville, NJ
Previous college: Moorpark Junior College
Last season statistics: 12-15 field goals, 63 total points

Joe Davis

August 29, 2012

Sometimes the butt of jokes and often overlooked, the kicker position is a hot topic surrounding the Sacramento State Hornet football team heading into the 2012 season. After last year’s woeful performance in the kicking game, nobody is laughing now. In 2011, redshirt freshman Jason Diniz was thru...

Sac State beats Montana for first time in school history

WR Brandyn Reed leaps for the touchdown catch against

Dante Geoffrey

September 25, 2011

It took 17 tries over 18 years, but the Sacramento State football team finally beat the Montana Grizzlies, winning 42-28 in front of 12,751 sports fans at Hornet Stadium Saturday night. Before this game, the Hornets were 0-16 against Montana since their first meeting in 1993. "It's my fifth year, so ...