The State Hornet

Buzz of the Crowd: Team chemistry overcomes all

State Hornet Staff

October 16, 2012

Having a crew of superstars does not always guarantee success, but having a formula for team chemistry will.College football programs all over the nation have tried to recruit a lineup of five-star players to make themselves unstoppable.Both the University of Miami and Auburn finished in the top 10 in...

Football prepares for opener in New Mexico

Football prepares for  opener in New Mexico

State Hornet Staff

August 28, 2012

Fans were able to get their first glimpse of the 2012 Sacramento State football team on Aug. 18 as the Hornets held their annual Green and Gold Scrimmage. The scrimmage was a part of “Bee a Hornet,” an event allowing kids a close look at college football.After the scrimmage, kids participated in ...

Hornets drop second straight; lose 27-26 against NAU

Hornets drop second straight; lose 27-26 against NAU

AJ Taylor

October 29, 2011

The Sacramento State football team dropped its second straight contest, losing 27-26 to Northern Arizona University at Hornet Stadium Saturday night. The Hornets' kicking game continued to plague the team. Two of Jason Diniz's extra points were blocked, costing the Hornets two points – the differen...

Hornets without QB Fleming, lead Eagles 14-13 at half

Dante Geoffrey

October 22, 2011

The Sacramento State Hornets are leading the Eastern Washington Eagles 14-13 after the first half of the game at Hornet Stadium. The Hornets are leading despite playing without quarterback Jeff Fleming. Fleming, who has started 16 straight games for the Hornets, is out with a calf injury. True freshman Ga...

Sac State beats Montana for first time in school history

Sac State beats Montana for first time in school history

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 ...

What to make of the first quarter of Sac State’s football season.

Dante Geoffrey

September 19, 2011

The first three games of the football season have not made a lot of sense for Sac State fans. This is how the average, rational fan felt before and after Sac State's first three games. Oregon State Before: Just write it in as a loss. Best-case scenario, they don't get embarrassed and they'll be fine come confere...

Sac State football suffers letdown against Southern Utah

Dante Geoffrey

September 10, 2011

The Sacramento State football team fell back to earth today, even more quickly than expectations had risen the past week, losing to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 35-14 at Eccles Coliseum in Cedar City, Utah. Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen led the Thunderbirds to a 35-point offensive output, com...

Hornets stun Beavers

Hornets stun Beavers

Dante Geoffrey

September 6, 2011

The Sacramento State football team pulled offperhaps the biggest win in school history on Saturday when it beatOregon State University 29-28 in overtime.It was Oregon State’s first home-opening losssince 2001, and the first loss against a team from the FootballChampionship Subdivision since 1996, when it lost...