The State Hornet

Our men’s rowing team works harder than you think

State Hornet October 14, 2014

One morning with the men’s rowing team is all one needs to realize what a great sport it is. When thinking of the word “sport,” rowing is not the first thing to come to mind because the media does...

Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

Sacramento state incoming freshman quarterback, No. 6, Jihad Vercher makes a pass during practice on Sunday at Hornet Stadium.
Alex Grotewohl August 5, 2013

Football season officially got underway at Sacramento State Sunday as the Hornets took the field for their first team practice. With it began a battle for playing time on a team with a strong freshman...

Men’s basketball signs two newbies

Joe Davis December 5, 2012

When Sacramento State men’s basketball head coach Brian Katz took the job at Sac State he envisioned building a winning program which all Hornets, past and present, could be proud of. Five years in,...

Golf teams bundle up for winter break

James Heck December 5, 2012

After concluding the fall portion of their season, the Sacramento State men’s and women’s golf teams head into winter break reenergizing and preparing for the remaining meets in the spring. Even though...

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

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State Hornet Staff September 25, 2012

It took a few weeks longer than expected, but professional football has returned to Sacramento.The United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions finalized their roster just 10 days before their...

Head injuries a concern

Kasey Cox received too many head injuries, ultimately ending his soccer career in just his sophomore year at Sac State.
State Hornet Staff September 18, 2012

A brain-jarring hit after colliding with an opponent leaves an athlete dazed, but the coaching and training staffs are left unaware so the player toughs it out and continues on. “I woke up (the next...

Football uses momentum of big win to prepare for Northern Colorado

Sacramento State head football coach Marshall Sperbeck gives the team a pep talk during practice on Wednesday. Coming off another upset victory over a Pac-12 Conference team, the Hornets will host the University of Northern Colorado in their home opener on Saturday.
State Hornet Staff September 13, 2012

Time for celebration was over when Sacramento State’s football team returned home Sunday from Colorado.Fresh off their upset win against the Buffaloes, the Hornets took to the practice field to begin...

Football redshirts wait for their time to play

Sac State football offensive lineman No. 65, Vince Weaver, and Line Backer #44, Darnell Sankey, run mock drill at Wednesday night practice at Hornet Stadium.
State Hornet Staff September 13, 2012

Wide receiver Kyle Roberts dresses for every Sacramento State football practice lifting weights, attending meetings and participating in every drill.But when the time comes to board the plane for an away...

Football begins spring practice

Junior quarterback Mason Magleby transferred from the University of Nevada and is competing to be the starting quarterback.
Josh Stanley April 17, 2012

Another season of Sacramento State football is underway and this year’s team has a completely different look. Spring conditioning began on March 28, and 23 familiar faces were missing from the field....

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