The State Hornet

Sac State alum one of the AFL’s greats

State Hornet Staff

September 25, 2012

Former Sacramento State quarterback and Grant Union High School graduate Aaron Garcia became one of the most prolific passers in pro football history, even after coming up short of his NFL dream.In 1987, Garcia gained national attention when he broke Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway’s high scho...

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...

Cross country acquires fresh legs

Cross country acquires fresh legs

James Heck

September 11, 2012

The 2012 Sacramento State women’s cross country team features a predominantly young core of inexperienced collegiate level runners.   Kathleen Raske, director of track and field and cross country at Sac State, said the goal of the team’s season is to develop the freshmen runners in ...

Sacramento State women’s volleyball prepares for competition

State Hornet Staff

September 11, 2012

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team will prepare for Big Sky conference play after opening the season with three tournaments: College of Charleston tournament, Fresno State Invitational and its home tournament, the Sac State Invitational. Last season, the Hornets finished third in the Big Sky with a...

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Joe Davis

August 28, 2012

Sometimes the butt of jokes and often overlooked, the kicker position is a hot topic surrounding the Sacramento State Hornet football team heading into the 2012 season. After last year’s woeful performance in the kicking game, nobody is laughing now. In 2011, redshirt freshman Jason Diniz was thru...