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Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Julian Perez
May 12, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Sports, Tennis

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
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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
Filed under Sports

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
Filed under Sports

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

Hornets lose important conference game

Andrew Brown
February 26, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

Men’s basketball continues conference woes

Andrew Brown
February 13, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

Hornets stir up a miracle

Andrew Brown
February 5, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

Men’s basketball wins close game in Idaho

Andrew Brown
January 31, 2016
Filed under Basketball, Sports

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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