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Sac State women’s basketball knocked out of Big Sky Tournament

State Hornet Staff

March 15, 2013

Second chance points were the demise of the Hornets today.The Sacramento State women’s basketball team was knocked out of the Big Sky Tournament after letting up 26 second-chance points to No. 1 Montana during the Lady Griz’s 74-53 win over the Hornets.The Hornets beat Montana on Saturday at The ...

Big Sky hosts tournament in Montana, not Las Vegas

State Hornet Staff

March 12, 2013

Usually, college basketball teams pack their bags and head to an unfamiliar arena in their final attempts to make the NCAA Tournament, but Sacramento State is playing in known territory.This week, the nation’s Division I conference tournaments are being held all over the country in cities like Chicago, Ne...

Torgerson’s 22 points leads Sac State to upset win over Montana

State Hornet Staff

March 10, 2013

Senior center Natasha Torgerson couldn’t have wished for a better ending to her final home game this afternoon at Sacramento State. Not only were her family and friends on hand to celebrate, but she scored a career-high 22 points that helped the Hornets upset the Big Sky regular season champion Mont...

Big Sky Tournament bid comes down to final game after Hornets lose to Montana


Gabe Pacheco

March 8, 2013

The Hornets battled to the end with the University of Montana, but eventually came up short.  With a 63-52 loss Thursday, the Hornets' (14-14, 8-11) Big Sky Conference Tournament hopes also suffered a big blow. The Hornets now sit in a tight race with one game remaining on schedule and are tied with ...

Hornet volleyball team ends season just a hair from playoffs

Hornet senior outside hitter Janelle Currey serves the ball in The Nest. 

Maikalina Madali

December 5, 2012

Despite three consecutive wins in the final matches of the Hornet’s volleyball season, Montana State’s victory over Montana officially knocked Sacramento State out of the Big Sky Tournament. “Being so close to making the Big Sky Tournament was devastating,” said opposite hitter Kayla Beal, a junior...

Montana leaves volleyball lingering

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State Hornet Staff

November 18, 2012

In Saturday’s women's volleyball game against Montana, the Hornets played with heart and determination as they ended their regular season with a 3-2 game win. It was a battle throughout all five sets. After losing the first set 25-20, the Hornets picked up two wins in the second (20-25) and third ...

Volleyball needs a win tonight for postseason acceptance

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Maikalina Madali

November 17, 2012

Thursday night’s women’s volleyball 3-2 set win against Montana State was necessary in order for it to still have a chance to play in the Big Sky Tournament. The first two sets kept onlookers on the edge of their seats as both teams started out strong, going back and forth in leads. The first set ...

Buzz of the Crowd: Hornets seek advantage with offensive coordinator

State Hornet Staff

October 3, 2012

Every team seeks an edge against the competition, be it through scouting, recruiting or special training regiments. Sacramento State is no exception to this rule.This week, the Hornets will travel to Southern Utah University for their second straight Big Sky Conference road game and no one knows the Thunderbird...

A tie with Eastern Washington leaves Sac State women’s soccer flustered

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Sammie Thach

September 28, 2012

Sacramento State women’s soccer tied Eastern Washington after double overtime today, leaving the Hornets feeling strung on Hornet field. Both teams are now 1-1-1 in the Big Sky conference, however, Sac State is ranked third opposed to Eastern Washington, ranked fifth. By the end of the game, the Horn...

Volleyball teammates aid each other in team’s season success

State Hornet Staff

September 19, 2012

Jessie Genger and Kayla Beal are two of the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team leaders that are enjoying every minute of their time on the court, but they look forward to a bright future off the court. Both players have been major contributors to the team early in the season, but they have taken v...

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