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Hornets look for bright spot in homecoming

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Jeremiah Martinez

October 22, 2015

After a rough three-game road trip, the Sacramento State football team will return to Hornet Stadium for a homecoming this weekend. The Hornets will match up against Idaho State University this Saturday, which serves as the team’s homecoming game this season. Sac State (1-6, 0-4 in Big Sky ...

Hornets hope to end skid at Montana State

Jeremiah Martinez

October 7, 2015

Heading into this weekend’s matchup against Montana State University (2-2, 1-1 in Big Sky Conference) on a four-game losing streak, Sacramento State (1-4, 0-2 in Big Sky) linebacker Darnell Sankey said the Hornets can’t dwell on the past. He also said they can’t focus on the nine-game losing ...

Hornets prepare for week five matchup

Jeremiah Martinez

September 30, 2015

With Sacramento State quarterback Daniel Kniffin questionable for Saturday’s game against the University of Northern Colorado after a previous injury, backup Kolney Cassel had increased reps this week in practice to potentially prepare to start.Sac State coach Jody Sears said Kniffin will be a game-ti...

Hornets shut out, fall 49-0 at Washington

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Jeremiah Martinez

September 12, 2015

After holding the University of Washington’s offense to 79 total yards in the first quarter, Sacramento State football couldn’t handle the Huskies’ rushing attack, as the Hornets were shutout 49-0 on Saturday morning at Huskies Stadium.Sac State’s record drops to 1-1 overall after last week’s ...

Quarterback position still a question mark for Sac State football

Sheldon Kohatsu

April 22, 2015

Heading into the 2015 season, the starting quarterback decision for Sacramento State football has yet to be made.Spring practice was the beginning of the position battle as Kolney Cassel, Daniel Kniffin, Nolan Merker and Alexis Robinson began competing for the starting job.In the team’s annual Gre...

Football defeats Portland State in home finale

DeAndre Carter scores against Portland State University on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2015 at Hornet Stadium. Carter had eight receptions and 134 yards in a 48-41 win.

James Frazier

November 15, 2014

The Sacramento State football team concluded home play for the 2014 season defeating Portland State by a final score of 48-41.Sac State improved to 6-5 on the season while Portland State dropped to 3-8.It was the Hornets’ second consecutive win over the Vikings and they now lead the all-time series 8-7.Sa...