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The State Hornet

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The State Hornet

The Sac State womens basketball team huddles up during halftime against Northern Colorado in the Hornets Nest, Thursday, Feb. 25. The Hornets went on to win 83-72.

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

Chris Bullock April 3, 2016

When you have a moment, take the time to visit the Nest. As soon as you walk in, you'll see a trophy case with an assortment of trophies. When you take a close look at it, you'll see that there...

Hornets womens basketball eliminated from postseason

Hornets women’s basketball eliminated from postseason

Chris Bullock March 10, 2016

As Sacramento State women's basketball head coach Bunky Harkleroad said after Monday's game against Southern Utah, "It comes down to a one-shot deal. You either win or you're done." For Sac State,...

Sophomore Maranne Johnson drives an Northern Colorado defender at the Hornets Nest, Thursday, Feb. 25. Johnson played a big part in a Hornets 83-72 win as she had 20 points, five rebounds, and two steals.

Hornets win big in Reno

Chris Bullock March 8, 2016

Momentum happened to be on the side of the Sacramento State women's basketball team Monday night. Behind a career-high effort from sophomore Maranne Johnson and a record-breaking effort from her...

Hornets collect third straight win

Chris Bullock February 19, 2016

What a great way to end your birthday if you're Sacramento State's Maranne Johnson. With two seconds left in the game, Johnson took a pass from Ericka Magana and drained a 30-foot three-pointer...

Sac State junior guard Brianna Burgos drives for a lay-up against Idaho States Isabel Vara de Rey on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Burgos scored 16 points in the Hornets 83-62 win over Idaho State. 

Women’s basketball needs to express urgency

Chris Bullock February 16, 2016

Time can either be your greatest friend, or your worst enemy. For the Sacramento State women's basketball team, they will have to use that time very wisely if they plan to make the top four of the...

Hornets tie record in loss

Chris Bullock February 7, 2016

Going into Saturday's game at Montana State, the Hornets had only made 30 3-pointers in their last three games. Sac State ended up making 25 on Saturday, tying their own NCAA Division I record....

Women’s basketball loses to Idaho

Chris Bullock January 31, 2016

The shots simply didn't fall for the Sacramento State women's basketball team. Four days after setting an NCAA Div. I-record with 25 3-pointers against Portland State, the Hornets (7-11, 4-3 in...

Womens basketball team drops fifth straight

Women’s basketball team drops fifth straight

Christopher Bullock December 6, 2015

In a game that proved to be full of excitement, the Sacramento State women's basketball failed to avenge last season's loss to Cal, losing 117-99 in the consolation game of the Four Points by Sheridan...

Hornets continue neutral site woes in 78-54 loss

Hornets continue neutral site woes in 78-54 loss

Christopher Bullock December 5, 2015

The Sacramento State women's basketball team continues to be stuck in a slump, losing its fourth straight game after a 78-54 loss to Villanova at the Four Points by Sheridan Cal Classic in Berkeley...

Womens basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Christopher Bullock November 14, 2015

Sacramento State's women's basketball team started off its 2015-16 season in winning fashion, defeating the Utah State Aggies 95-86 in Logan, Utah. Sophomore guard Maranne Johnson led the Hornets...

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