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NCAA hands down penalties to football program

NCAA hands down penalties to football program

Jeremiah Martinez

November 4, 2015

Sacramento State's football program received penalties in response to NCAA violations following an investigation and a public report, according to a statement released Wednesday. Violations from the program include failure to follow substance abuse policy, improper recruiting from an assistan...

Sac State women’s golf places first in Matador Invitational

Giuliana Grana

February 10, 2015

The Sacramento State women’s golf team had a great start to the second half of their season as they finished in first place at the Matador Golf Invitational with freshman Astha Madan crowned as the tournament champion.Madan who was first overall out of 48 golfers, carded rounds of 76-73-75-224 to ...

Women’s basketball just shy of pulling off an upset over USC

Jordan Santos

December 14, 2014

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (1-8) lost 101-99 in a game that came down to the wire against USC (7-2) on Sunday afternoon. Their loss wraps up the Hornets’ four-game road trip against Pac-12 competition.“It’s an opportunity of a lifetime for a team to go test themselves again...

Offense has been key to Hornets top 10 offensive ranking in FCS

by Aaron Asmus

October 22, 2014

It might be the passing offense getting the majority of the attention this season for Sacramento State’s football program, but the addition of a balanced running game has allowed the Hornets take a step forward and become an elite offense.The Hornets average 35 rushing attempts per game, two fewer f...

Volleyball forced five sets against Southern Utah, but fell 2-3

Paris Prado

September 25, 2014

Sacramento State women’s volleyball loses its first conference game to Southern Utah with a final score of 3-2 (25-23, 25-21, 18-25, 30-32, 13-15).The Hornets hit their lowest at .060 but managed to win their first set with a score of 25-23.Sac State had a total of 50 attacks, 11 kills and eight er...

Hornet men struggled in the Husky Invitational

by Aaron Asmus

September 23, 2014

Sacramento State men’s golf struggled in Washington, coming in last place behind Seattle by 12 strokes at the Husky Invitational.Luke Kristo, Robert Parden and Taylor Knoll were the top scorers for the Hornets and finished within three strokes of each other. They shot a total of 227, 228, and 229 ...

Sac State football hosts Menlo College on Saturday

James Frazier

September 18, 2014

Sacramento State is looking to win back-to-back games at Hornet Stadium as they take on Menlo College Saturday, Sept. 20. This marks the first meeting between the teams as the Hornets wrap up their non-conference portion of the season.The squad is currently in a five-way tie for first place in the Big...

Men’s golf places 10th in first tournament of the season

by Aaron Asmus

September 16, 2014

Sacramento State men’s golf team finished 10th out of 15 teams at the Ram Masters Invitational on Sept. 16.In individual play the Hornets finished in the top 50 of the tournament. The squad did not have a player finish in the top 20.Coach Hall saw was impressed with the quality of shots his team hi...

Volleyball defeats Bakersfield 3-1, advancing to the tournament title match

Lance Hayes

September 13, 2014

Sacramento State defeated CSU Bakersfield 3-1 Saturday morning in the second round of the Cal Poly ShareSLO Tournament (18-25, 25-17, 25-10, 25-19).The young Hornet squad put momentum back on their side, dropping only one set in today’s match after entering the tournament on a four-game losing str...

Women’s soccer on the road against Fresno Pacific

Eric S. Torres

September 11, 2014

Sacramento State women’s soccer (3-3-0) is back on the road prepared to visit Fresno Pacific (0-2-0) on Friday, Sept. 12.For the Hornets this is only their second away game of the 2014 season. The women lost on the road against San Jose State, 1-0, earlier in the year.The women will begin to play f...

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