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State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

Sacramento State track and field will travel to Northern Arizona University to compete in the Big Sky Conference Championship today through Saturday, in Flagstaff, Ariz.The women’s team is the winner of the last six Big Sky Conference finals, while the men won their last title in 2011.This go-aroun...

Hornet track relay teams break school records

Dominique Whittington takes off after receiving the baton from Megan Pope during the Causeway Classic .

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

The Sacramento State men’s and women’s track teams lost to rival UC Davis at the annual Causeway Classic last Friday at Hughes Stadium.The men scored 81 points and the women scored 78 points.Despite the loss by both the men’s and women’s teams, the women’s relay teams set school records in the 4...

Hornets’ track team has individual success at Aggie Opener

State Hornet Staff

March 15, 2014

The Sacramento State track and field team had a strong showing at the Aggie Opener, Saturday in Davis, Calif. The men’s and women’s teams had two individual first place finishes each.Sophomore pole vaulter Steven Pust broke a tie with teammate, senior Brett Thompson, in a jump-off with a jump of 4.72 ...

Men’s track finish second, women struggle in Big Sky championships

Dominique Whittington competes at an event held at Sac State in 2013.

State Hornet Staff

March 5, 2014

Sacramento State’s men and women’s track teams finished second and fourth overall at the Big Sky Indoor Conference Championship in Pocatello, Idaho, on Saturday. The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks finished first overall in men’s and women’s competition.The men’s team finished with 89.5 total po...

Morgan Pope has been chasing her dreams since childhood

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

Most 2-year-olds grow up running around the house, but Sacramento State senior sprinter Morgan Pope grew up running around the track.Since she could walk, Pope’s life has been consumed by track and has spent time perfecting her craft.“We figured she had a special talent when she was really young...

Track and field changes tactics for outdoor season

Sacramento State's Londeen McCovery attempts a high-jump during a meet in Hornet Stadium. 

State Hornet Staff

February 19, 2014

In most sports, athletes compete in one season, they qualify for one postseason, and take home one trophy.Track and Field is not one of those sports.Track has the rare distinction of having two different seasons in one calendar year, and by no means are they the same."The biggest difference is that the tra...