The State Hornet

Football blown out by Sun Devils

State Hornet Staff

September 6, 2013

Sacramento State’s winning streak against Pac-12 schools came to an end Thursday night at the hands of Arizona State.After upsetting Oregon State and Colorado in 2011 and 2012, the Hornets lost to the Sun Devils in Tempe, Ariz.  55-0.This was the first time in nine years Sac State has been shut o...

San Jose State hands Sac State football its first shutout loss since 2007

San Jose Spartan Sean Linton, left, intercepts a pass thrown to State Hornet Shane Harrison, right, during their Thursday night game in Spartan Stadium.

State Hornet Staff

August 30, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sacramento State football started out the 2013 season with something it hasn’t done in six years.For the first time since 2007, the Hornets were shut out as they lost to San Jose State 24-0 in front of a crowd of 13,136 at Spartan Stadium.It also marks the second straight season...

Buzz of the Crowd: Numbers foresee success for Hornet Football

State Hornet Staff

August 28, 2013

Usually, the start of a new fall semester at Sacramento State is full of the same sights and sounds as the year prior. Freshman anxiously move into their dorms with the excitement of getting away from their parents, faculty stress about being unprepared for their lectures and clubs push hard for new recr...

Buzz of the Crowd: Hornet head coach Christiansen needs to stay at Sac State

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2013

When athletes are young, their coaches are teachers giving students the tools they need to succeed, but as the players grow up and the competition gets more competitive, coaches leave the teaching world to become leaders with a strategy to win.Whether it is deciding to run a trick play, making the decis...

Buzz of the Crowd: Reputation at risk following skirmish

State Hornet Staff

February 27, 2013

It took a fist fight for people to finally buzz about Sacramento State sports.The Hornets received national attention thanks in part to local news station KCRA and its video of a baseball fight between senior second baseman Andrew Ayers and UC Riverside shortstop Eddie Young.While every news outlet was c...

Hornets look to defend regular season WAC championship

Sacramento State baseball starts its season Friday when the Hornets travel to No. 26 Texas for a three game series, Feb 15-17. 

State Hornet Staff

February 13, 2013

Sacramento State can discard any second thoughts it may have had about hiring Reggie Christiansen to take over the baseball programLast season, Christiansen coached his team to its first regular conference championship since the school moved to Division I in 1992.Former head coach and now assistant at...