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Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Sac State’s athletic future is in good hands

Julian Perez

May 12, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Sports, Tennis

As the 2015-16 school year winds down, so too do the careers of many Sacramento State student-athletes, leaving some pretty big shoes to fill for underclassmen. While losing senior leadership will be a tough blow for Hornet sports to take, there are many freshmen and sophomores who have steppe...

A toast to Sac State athletics

A toast to Sac State athletics

Chris Bullock

May 12, 2016


Filed under Sports

As we approach the end of the 2015-16 school year, it's also the end of the season for a majority of the sports teams at Sacramento State. For some, like baseball and track and field, their commitments will stretch well past the end of finals and into the dog days of summer. For that, we salu...

Athletics department looks to fundraise for new events center

Athletics department looks to fundraise for new events center

Julian Perez

May 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

Sacramento State is currently working on fundraising for a new 5,000-seat event center with the Power of 1,000 Hornets campaign, an effort to rally 1,000 Sac State alumni to donate money toward the cause. The new event center would replace the Hornets Nest as the home for Hornet athletics and w...

Sac State baseball is ready to shine under the lights

Sac State baseball is ready to shine under the lights

Jerod Moreno

May 3, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Sports

All the way back to when Sacramento State first started fielding a baseball team in 1947, the Hornets have relied on Mother Nature to supply the light the team needed to play ball. After two long years of awaiting various processes and regulations, the construction of lights at the Hornet baseball f...

Student-athletes and the stigma of mental health

Chris Bullock

May 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Ninety percent of student-athletes who are struggling with a mental health concern do not seek help. This statistic from the website Balance Position, http://www.balanceposition.com/, states a problem that has been a recurring one for decades. It's well known that college students go through a l...

Do’s and dont’s for athletes in the social media world

Angel Guerrero

April 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

Imagine living in a world where one mistake on a social media account could cost you a scholarship to a university or bring the scrutiny of an entire nation to your doorstep. For the nearly half a million student-athletes in the NCAA, such as the young men and women at Sacramento State, this is a reality th...

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

How Title IX shaped women’s athletics at Sac State

Chris Bullock

April 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Softball, Sports

When you have a moment, take the time to visit the Nest. As soon as you walk in, you'll see a trophy case with an assortment of trophies. When you take a close look at it, you'll see that there isn't just awards won by male athletes; some of the best honors were earned by female athletes. All o...

Men’s soccer wins four all-Big West awards

State Hornet Staff

November 7, 2014


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team capped off a historic regular season by winning four all-Big West awards on Friday, which is the most the team has won since joining the conference three years ago.Coach Michael Linenberger was awarded Big West Coach of the Year, senior Chimdum Mez was selected to a...

Sac State goes 0-3 against UC Santa Barbara in it’s final game

Paris Prado

September 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball lost their final home game of the invitational against UC Santa Barbara going 0-3.The Hornet’s first set was their best set score of the night. Morgan Stanley led the team with four kills and Lexie Skalbeck contributed five of the nine digs. Stanley had three...

Dining Commons to offer healthier options

Dining Commons to offer healthier options

Camille Anglo

April 16, 2013


Filed under Food

The days of not knowing what healthy foods to eat are long gone with the new training table that will be introduced to the dining commons at Sacramento State in August. Dining services director Steven Davis said due to the variety of student diets, they have worked to provide beneficial food choices for...

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