The State Hornet

Hornets baseball wins fourth straight game

Jerod Moreno

March 10, 2016

After coming off of a sweep against South Dakota State, the Sacramento State Hornets baseball team defeated the Nevada Wolf Pack 5-2 Wednesday night at Raley Field in Downtown Sacramento. Relief pitcher Austin Root picked up the win, as there were six pitchers who contributed in the game. As a s...

Baseball routs UC Davis 7-1 at Raley Field

Kevin L. Shepherd

May 5, 2015

Stellar pitching from Jake Stassi and 12 hits from a hot offense was enough for the Sacramento State Hornets to beat the visiting UC Davis Aggies 7-1 under the lights at Raley Field. The Hornets completed a season sweep over the Aggies by taking the two games in the annual Causeway Series.Stassi (1-5)...

Baseball excited to compete in 2015

Mike McGough

October 14, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball program has announced its schedule for its upcoming 2015 season.The Division I team went 40-24 in a 64-game 2014 regular season before becoming Western Athletic Conference (WAC) champions. The team is slated to play in 56 games, not including potential playoff and tournamen...

Hornets upset No.4 Oregon State in Raley Field classic

State Hornet Staff

April 22, 2014

Sacramento State was down early against No.4 Oregon State Monday, but a strong effort out of the bullpen, combined with clutch hitting, helped the Hornets upset the Beavers at Raley Field.Sac State was down 6-1 after two innings, but scored six unanswered runs and took the game 7-6. With the win, the H...

Freshman second baseman helps Hornets win under the lights

State Hornet Staff

February 26, 2014

Hornets’ second baseman Brandon Hunley is starting to fit into the shoes he was given at the start of the season.As a freshman that just recently started Sacramento State this spring after graduating early from Christian Brothers High School, Hunley has taken over Although Ayers graduated last spring...

Hornets get shut out, gain experience in big games


State Hornet Staff

February 23, 2014

Sacramento State was held scoreless in its final game of the series against No.21 Texas A&M, Sunday in College Station, Texas.After scoring five runs but losing in walk-off fashion on Saturday, the Hornets could only muster up seven hits in the 5-0 shutout against the Aggies. It was the first time thi...

Hornets lose Raley Field Classic as bullpen falters for second straight game

State Hornet Staff

March 27, 2013

Sacramento State baseball could not find redemption after losing their conference tournament even with the lights shining ever so brightly at Raley Field. In their first meeting with Fresno State since the Western Athletic Conference championship last May, the Hornets lost again to the Bulldogs 3-2...

Mountain Lions give up lead for a loss in season opener

Mountain Lions give up lead for a loss in season opener

State Hornet Staff

September 29, 2012

The Sacramento Mountain Lions’ opening game at Raley Field on Friday was spoiled by one play.After trailing the entire game, Omaha Nighthawks’ quarterback Jason Boltus threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Cameron Kenney with 2:16 left in the fourth quarter to defeat Sacramento, 24-20.This is the four...

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

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State Hornet Staff

September 26, 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...