The State Hornet

Hornets have options for new head coaching position

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

With the Sacramento State football team having to bring in a new head coach due to the resignation of Marshall Sperbeck, the Hornets should look for a fresh new face to lead the program.Sperbeck was the man in charge for seven seasons and compiled a record of 35-44 during his tenure. His marquee wins w...

Head coach Marshall Sperbeck shocks Sac State with resignation

State Hornet Staff

April 29, 2014

Sacramento State head football coach Marshall Sperbeck suddenly announced his resignation last Friday after seven seasons coaching on the sidelines.Sperbeck compiled a 35-44 overall record that included wins against Pac-12 schools Oregon State and Colorado. Last season the team finished 5-7.Speculation ...

Football fills coaching roster by hiring Solomona Tapasa

State Hornet Staff

February 12, 2014

Sacramento State football has hired Solomona Tapasa as its new defensive line coach. It is the last coach to fill out the coaching staff for the Hornets’ upcoming season.Tapasa was last an offensive line coach at Western Oregon University. He also has experience as a defensive coordinator, coaching ...

The Curt Locker: A coaching change may be on the horizon

State Hornet Staff

December 10, 2013

After getting trounced by cross-town rival UC Davis 34-7 in the annual Causeway Classic, some people may have been calling for the firing of Sacramento State football head coach Marshall Sperbeck.Sperbeck has done a commendable job since joining the team in 2007. He has a career record of 35-42 and finished the 2013 season 5-...

The Curt Locker: Football all buzz, no bite in 2013

Curtis Manlapig

December 4, 2013

Almost is a word that should never be said when it comes to sports because it implies coming so close, yet not obtaining the goal. To say the Sacramento State football team almost won games they should have is unacceptable; the Hornets blew opportunities to win more games than it did.  Sac State finis...

Sac State falls to UC Davis in 60th Causeway Classic

Sac State falls to UC Davis in 60th Causeway Classic

Curtis Manlapig

November 23, 2013

The UC Davis offense was efficient running and passing the ball Saturday, as it took down Sacramento State in the 60th edition of the Causeway Classic at Hornet Stadium.The Hornets lost 34-7, its fourth straight loss in the rivalry game.  Davis junior running back Gabe Manzanares ran for 122 yards on 27 carries ...

Sac State looks to avoid three-game losing streak at Portland State

Sac State looks to avoid three-game losing streak at Portland State

Curtis Manlapig

November 14, 2013

Matchup: Sacramento State Hornets at Portland State VikingsRecords: Sac State: 4-6,(3-3); Portland State: 6-4, (3-3)Where: PortlandWhen: Saturday, Nov. 16 at 1:05 p.m.Players to watch:Senior linebacker Todd Davis: Davis has been the anchor on the Hornet defense this season and leads the Big Sky Conference with 107 ...

Sac State prepares for rushing attack from Cal Poly

Sac State prepares for rushing attack from Cal Poly

Curtis Manlapig

November 7, 2013

Matchup: Sacramento State at Cal Poly San Luis ObispoRecords: Sac State: 4-5, (3-2); Cal Poly: 4-5, (3-2)Where: San Luis Obispo, Calif.When: Saturday, Nov. 9 at 6:05 p.m. Players to watch:Coming off of a performance that garnered a Big Sky Player of the Week award, junior quarterback Garrett Safron looks to continue his momentum again...

Safron’s record day not enough to take down Montana

Safron’s record day not enough to take down Montana

Curtis Manlapig

November 2, 2013

Sacramento State’s Garrett Safron had a career day despite his team losing 51-48 to the University of Montana Saturday at Hornet Stadium.The junior quarterback broke Sac State’s single game records with 41 completions, 412 passing yards, and 505 yards of total offense. He also had six touchdowns, ...

Hornet offense looks to stay hot against Montana

Hornet offense looks to stay hot against Montana

Curtis Manlapig

November 1, 2013

Sacramento State’s offense looks to continue it’s high powered attack Saturday as the Hornets take on Montana at Hornet Stadium.The offense, led by junior quarterback Garrett Safron, has averaged 34 points per game ranking third since Big Sky Conference play began. Coming off a bye week, Sac Sta...

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