The State Hornet

Hornets drop second straight; lose 27-26 against NAU

Junior running back Sam McCowan caught a 13-yard touchdown pass
in the second quarter.

AJ Taylor

October 29, 2011

The Sacramento State football team dropped its second straight contest, losing 27-26 to Northern Arizona University at Hornet Stadium Saturday night. The Hornets' kicking game continued to plague the team. Two of Jason Diniz's extra points were blocked, costing the Hornets two points – the differen...

Predicting the second half of the Sac State football season

Dante Geoffrey

October 7, 2011

The worst should be over for the Sacramento State Hornets football team. After tomorrow's game at Northern Colorado the Hornets will finish the season with four of the last five games in the friendly confines of Hornet Stadium. At 2-3 (1-2) the Hornets face an uphill battle for the playoffs but a fav...

Comcast to broadcast show featuring Sac State sports

From left to right: DB Osagi Odiase, head coach Marshall
Sperbeck, DB Kyle Monson.

Josh Stanley

September 28, 2011

The Sacramento State coaches' show on Comcast SportsNet California was nearly scrubbed before its debut, and the setback was because of difficulties in the campus library. The show was announced at the Quarterback Club luncheon that takes place every Monday at El Patron Bar and Grill. It was reported ...

Sac State beats Montana for first time in school history

WR Brandyn Reed leaps for the touchdown catch against

Dante Geoffrey

September 25, 2011

It took 17 tries over 18 years, but the Sacramento State football team finally beat the Montana Grizzlies, winning 42-28 in front of 12,751 sports fans at Hornet Stadium Saturday night. Before this game, the Hornets were 0-16 against Montana since their first meeting in 1993. "It's my fifth year, so ...

What to make of the first quarter of Sac State’s football season.

Dante Geoffrey

September 19, 2011

The first three games of the football season have not made a lot of sense for Sac State fans. This is how the average, rational fan felt before and after Sac State's first three games. Oregon State Before: Just write it in as a loss. Best-case scenario, they don't get embarrassed and they'll be fine come confere...

Sac State football now dialed to 93.1

Sac State football now dialed to 93.1

Josh Stanley

September 14, 2011

After five years, the Sacramento State football program has a new radio home, Classic 93.1 FM. In an attempt to have game coverage heard all over Northern California, the Sac State football program moved from KRJY 1240 AM to KHLX Classic 93.1 this year, said Sac State Athletics Director Terry Wanless...

Sac State football suffers letdown against Southern Utah

Dante Geoffrey

September 10, 2011

The Sacramento State football team fell back to earth today, even more quickly than expectations had risen the past week, losing to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 35-14 at Eccles Coliseum in Cedar City, Utah. Southern Utah quarterback Brad Sorensen led the Thunderbirds to a 35-point offensive output, com...

Hornets stun Beavers

Sacramento State football players storm the field at Reser
Stadium on Saturday after their historic 29-28 overtime victory
against Oregon State.

Dante Geoffrey

September 7, 2011

The Sacramento State football team pulled offperhaps the biggest win in school history on Saturday when it beatOregon State University 29-28 in overtime.It was Oregon State’s first home-opening losssince 2001, and the first loss against a team from the FootballChampionship Subdivision since 1996, when it lost...

The Oregon Trail

Dante Geoffrey

September 2, 2011

At 10 a.m. today, Hornet photographer Jesse Charlton and I will embark on a journey to Corvallis, Oregon. Our mission: to go where no State Hornet reporter has gone before and cover the hell out of Saturday's season opening football game against the Oregon State Beavers. Like many Oregon-bound treks thro...

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