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 not televise it as often as football, baseball or soccer games.Waking up at four in the morning is not...

Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

Football resumes, players look to secure open spots

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 and transfer class.Wearing helmets and shorts with no pads, the squad split up into units and ran dril...

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, Katz’s teams have won less than 40 percent of their games, but through solid recruiting, a change...

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 the men’s and women’s teams do not compete again till February, both still hold practices ev...

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

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 first game.This season, the Mountain Lions will feature changes that include a new field, head coach a...

Head injuries a concern

Head injuries a concern

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 day) and felt dizzy,” said former Sacramento State soccer player Kasey Cox. “I felt sick and I coul...

Football uses momentum of big win to prepare for Northern Colorado

Football uses momentum of big win to prepare for Northern Colorado

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 preparations for their home opener against Northern Colorado.“You don’t get enough time to enjoy a good w...

Football redshirts wait for their time to play

Football redshirts wait for their time to play

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 game, he will stay back in Sacramento.That is the life of a redshirt freshman.Last season, Rober...

Football begins spring practice

Football begins spring practice

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. On offense, last year’s starting quarterback Jeff Fleming, starting wide receivers Brandyn Reed and Chase De...