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Junior Erika Busch embraces the life of a Hornet rower

Junior Erika Busch embraces the life of a Hornet rower
Maikalina Madali April 16, 2013

An athlete since the age of 4 and throughout high school, Sacramento State’s junior rower Erika Busch didn’t expect to continue a life that revolved around sports - but she wouldn’t trade it for...

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

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State Hornet Staff October 30, 2012

Experience is an attribute the Sacramento State men’s basketball team can hang its hat on as the 2012 season prepares to tip off. More than half of last season’s roster will make up this year’s squad....

Buzz of the Crowd: Trio of running backs; help or harm?

Sacramento State junior running back Ezekiel Graham runs for the endzone in its loss against North Dakota on Saturday. 
State Hornet Staff September 25, 2012

In football, teams are lucky to have one premier running back to lean on, let alone three.But what if it actually harms the chemistry of the offense?In 2009, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson...

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener
State Hornet Staff September 22, 2012

Turnovers stopped Sacramento State from any type of celebrating during its 2012 conference opener.Hornets’ quarterback Garrett Safron threw two interceptions and fumbled inside the 20-yard line, leading...

Volleyball teammates aid each other in team’s season success

State Hornet Staff September 18, 2012

Jessie Genger and Kayla Beal are two of the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team leaders that are enjoying every minute of their time on the court, but they look forward to a bright future off the...

Head injuries a concern

Kasey Cox received too many head injuries, ultimately ending his soccer career in just his sophomore year at Sac State.
State Hornet Staff September 18, 2012

A brain-jarring hit after colliding with an opponent leaves an athlete dazed, but the coaching and training staffs are left unaware so the player toughs it out and continues on. “I woke up (the next...

Volleyball falls after forcing five sets upon Portland State

Volleyball falls after forcing five sets upon Portland State
Joe Davis September 15, 2012

Today, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team fell to its conference rival Portland State University in five sets. This was a rematch of last season’s Big Sky conference tournament semi-final,...

Women’s soccer gets a secure win over UC Santa Cruz

Women's soccer gets a secure win over UC Santa Cruz
State Hornet Staff September 14, 2012

Sacramento State women’s soccer got its first win since the beginning of season after defeating UC Santa Cruz on Friday at Hornet field.The Hornets put up three shots within the first 15 minutes of play,...

Women’s cross-country accomplishes first win of the season in San Francisco

Women's cross-country accomplishes first win of the season in San Francisco
James Heck September 14, 2012

The Sacramento State women’s cross-country team earned its first victory of the 2012 season Friday at the Speedway Meadow at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.   Sac State won the women’s...

Women’s volleyball sweeps first Big Sky matchup against Eastern Washington

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Joe Davis September 13, 2012

On Thursday, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team opened conference play with a decisive victory over Eastern Washington in three straight sets at The Nest. The start of the first set was back...

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