The State Hornet

Recruiting process brings scholarship opportunities

Joe Davis

October 9, 2012

To the novice fan, building a powerhouse football program may seem simple. The thought is recruiters need to go out and get the best players in the country, hand out a scholarship and bang, Sacramento State national championships will come rolling in. The truth is, it is not that easy. There are many factors...

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

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

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 ran for more than 1,300 yards and 18 touchdowns. His backup, Chester Taylor, only ran for 338 yards whi...

Sac State football gets its second consecutive win after defeating the Bears

Sac State football gets its second consecutive win after defeating the Bears

State Hornet Staff

September 15, 2012

Sacramento State’s football team moved forward from its Pac-12 win as it defeated Northern Colorado for a seventh straight season, 28-17.It was the first time the Hornets have won back-to-back games since 2010.“I’m very excited that we won the football game,” said head coach Marshall Sperbeck. ...

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 race with 47 points, followed by Cal State Stanislaus with 59 points. The University of San Fran...