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Volleyball team wins eighth straight

Volleyball team wins eighth straight

Elliot Jones

November 8, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State volleyball team has won eight straight as the Hornets swept Idaho State in their last home match of the regular season on Saturday. Sac State finishes the regular season with a 9-1 home record and remains undefeated against Big Sky Conference opponents at home. The Hornet...

Volleyball falls to Idaho State 3-1

Volleyball falls to Idaho State 3-1

Elliot Jones

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sacramento State lost its first Big Sky Conference match on the road against Idaho State University 3-1 on Thursday night.The Hornets fall to 15-3 on the season, 2-1 in conference play and second place in the Big Sky Conference South. The loss left Idaho State (11-6) as the the only 3-0 team in the B...

Hornets look to shake off three-game losing streak this weekend

Hornets look to shake off three-game losing streak this weekend

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Sacramento State softball dropped to third place in the Big Sky Conference after the Idaho State University Bengals swept the Hornets this past weekend at home.Going into the three-game series, the women knew it was a big weekend for them because both teams were tied for first place in conference wi...

Bengals sweep Sac State softball with 7-2 win

State Hornet Staff

April 18, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Despite nine hits from the Hornets’ batters, Sacramento State softball had trouble scoring runs and was defeated 7-2 by Idaho State University (28-14, 13-2 Big Sky), as the Bengals completed the series sweep on Saturday.The loss drops the Hornets to 10-5 in Big Sky conference play and 21-23 overall....

Hornets’ women’s tennis sweeps Idaho State 7-0, downs Northern Arizona 6-1

Patricia Carpenter

April 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Tennis

After losing their Intercollegiate Tennis Association ranking, Sacramento State women's tennis came out blazing in their doubleheader against the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks and the Idaho State Bengals, dropping only one point the entire day."We knew this doubleheader was going to be like la...

Pitching hampers Hornets in softball’s 7-11 loss to Southern Utah

State Hornet Staff

April 4, 2015


Filed under Softball, Sports

Despite producing 12 hits, Sacramento State softball's offensive effort was not enough and the women were defeated by the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 11-7 in a Big Sky Conference matchup on Saturday.This loss drops their conference record to 7-2. Also, the Hornets are currently in a three-way tie fo...

Men’s basketball takes close game, wins 62-59 at Idaho State

Mike McGough

January 22, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team picked up its sixth conference victory of the season with a nail-biting 62-59 win Thursday at Idaho State.The victory put the Hornets’ record at 12-6 overall and 6-1 in the Big Sky Conference, marking the best seven-game start to Big Sky play in school h...

Sac State football travels to Idaho State for conference opener

James Frazier

September 25, 2014


Filed under Football, Sports

Sacramento State football will look to win its third consecutive game as they hit the road to face Idaho State for the team’s first Big Sky Conference matchup Saturday, Sept. 27.Sac State (3-1) boasts its best record through four games in fifteen seasons. Idaho State (1-2) is coming off a bye week an...

Softball can potentially host Big Sky tournament

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014


Filed under Softball

Sacramento State softball is in the midst of a three-team race for first place with Idaho State University and Southern Utah University.The team that finishes in first place this weekend will earn the right to host the Big Sky Conference Tournament next week. As of right now the three teams sit atop th...

Idaho State’s late home run downs Sac State softball

State Hornet Staff

April 12, 2014


Filed under Softball

Sacramento State softball took the lead after six innings only to see it slip away from its grasp against Idaho State on Saturday in Pocatello, Idaho. The Bengals were leading 1-0 until the sixth, when Hornets redshirt freshman third baseman Alexis Martinez came up to bat with a runner on first base and two...

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