The State Hornet

Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Running back Ernie Timoteo defends Quarterback Nate Ketteringham at Hornet Stadium, Saturday, April 16.

Julian Perez

May 12, 2016

As the 2015-16 school year winds down, so too do the careers of many Sacramento State student-athletes, leaving some pretty big shoes to fill for underclassmen. While losing senior leadership will be a tough blow for Hornet sports to take, there are many freshmen and sophomores who have steppe...

Hornets prepare for huge Big Sky quarterfinal matchup

Andrew Brown

March 10, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team will face a tough challenge when it takes on the Montana Grizzlies in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament today. Sac State finished as the number 10 seed after finishing the regular season with a 6-12 conference record and a ...

Hornets pull off upset victory

Andrew Brown

March 9, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets are moving on to the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament after beating the Montana State Bobcats 79-75 on Tuesday. Rebounding was the major factor for Sac State as it stayed with Montana State the entire game and ultimately finished the game tied wit...

Men’s basketball takes down NAU on senior night

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets beat the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks 64-51 at The Nest on Saturday in the regular season finale for both teams. Led behind a big second half, Sac State (13-16, 6-12 in the Big Sky Conference) never let Northern Arizona (5-14, 3-15 in Big Sky) get back in...

Hornets beat Thunderbirds in overtime

Andrew Brown

March 6, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets fought their way to an overtime win Thursday night, beating the Southern Utah University Thunderbirds 69-63 at the Nest. Sac State (12-16, 5-12 in the Big Sky Conference) outlasted Southern Utah (5-22, 3-14 in Big Sky) with tough defense and some timely free throws. ...

Hornets lose important conference game

Senior Dreon Barlett attempts a shot in the paint against Idaho in the Hornets Nest, Saturday, Feb. 20. Barlett had 12 points and two rebounds in the Hornets' 68-65 victory.

Andrew Brown

February 26, 2016

The Sacramento State University Hornets couldn't hang on against the University of Northern Colorado Bears Thursday at the Bank of Colorado Arena in Greeley, Colorado, losing 72-67. Things seemed to be clicking offensively in the first half for the Hornets (11-15, 4-11 in the Big Sky Conference),...

Hornets fall to Eagles in close contest

Andrew Brown

February 19, 2016

The Eastern Washington University Eagles soared high Thursday night, defeating the Sacramento State University Hornets 93-88 at the Nest. Eastern Washington (16-10, 10-4 Big Sky) had six players in double figures in points and two players with double figures in rebounds. Sac State (10-14, 3-10 B...

Men’s basketball continues conference woes

Marcus Graves looks for a pass to Jeff Wu during Sac State's 79-76 loss to Montana State on Saturday, Feb. 6. 

Andrew Brown

February 13, 2016

The Sacramento State men's basketball team (10-12, 3-8 in Big Sky Conference) continued their conference woes Thursday night, losing 63-50 to Weber State University (17-7, 9-2 Big Sky) at Dee Events Center in Ogden, Utah. Weber State’s Joel Bolomboy and poor shooting from Sac State's team were to...

Hornets stir up a miracle

Guard Marcus Graves drives into the lane to attempt a layup against Pacific at the Hornets Nest on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. Graves led the Hornets in scoring with 19 points in a 79-71 win.

Andrew Brown

February 5, 2016

The Sacramento State Hornets pulled off an improbable win Thursday, defeating the Big Sky conference-leading Montana Grizzlies (13-8, 8-2 Big Sky) 83-79, at the Hornet's Nest. A Sac State win (10-10, 3-6 in Big Sky) didn't seem to be in the cards early Thursday night as the team struggled fro...

Men’s basketball wins close game in Idaho

Justin Strings moves the ball down the court just before making a basket while Mitchell Badillo trys to defend during Sacramento State's men's basketball game against Incarnate Word on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at the Hornets Nest.

Andrew Brown

January 31, 2016

Led by sophomore point guard Marcus Graves' 18 points, the Sacramento State men's basketball team narrowly escaped the Idaho Vandals, 65-63, at the Cowan Spectrum in Moscow, Idaho, on Thursday. Along with Graves was forward Justin Strings (17 points), guard Dreon Barlett (10 points) and their barr...

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