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Leitao ready to lead team in upcoming baseball season

Rachel Rosenbaum

February 4, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Sports

2014 was the year that put Sacramento State baseball back on the map with breaking records (.240 opposing batting average), setting new ones (earned run average of 3.27) and becoming the program's first team to advance to the Division I NCAA Regionals. The Hornets are determined to have another s...

Strikowski overcoming obstacles led to success on the field

Clifton Jones

November 13, 2013


Filed under Soccer

Sacramento State men’s soccer player Almog Strikowski played in his last game Saturday against UC Davis which marked the end of a five-year career with the Hornets.Strikowski is the lone member left from the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conference championship teams of 2009 and 2010.“We will mi...

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Four year graduation expectations are unrealistic

Natalie Gray

October 8, 2013


Filed under Opinion

As incoming freshmen, most students were made to believe they could complete college in four years, but here at California State Universities, taking a steady 12 units each semester is considered a “full load.” This could not be further from the truth.Using simple math, one can calculate that taking...

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

State Hornet Staff

October 30, 2012


Filed under Sports

Experience is an attribute the Sacramento State men’s basketball team can hang its hat on as the 2012 season prepares to tip off. More than half of last season’s roster will make up this year’s squad. The Hornets are bringing back eight players, including their five starters and leading scorers f...

Volleyball transfer returns after injury

Joe Davis

October 2, 2012


Filed under Sports

Standing at 6-feet-2-inches tall, sophomore right-side hitter for the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team Kiley Mansfield has all the physical tools required to be dominant on the court. Mansfield grew up in Chico where she was a three-sport athlete at Pleasant Valley High School which is known for ...

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener

Football sees its first loss since beginning of season in conference opener

State Hornet Staff

September 22, 2012


Filed under Sports

Turnovers stopped Sacramento State from any type of celebrating during its 2012 conference opener.Hornets’ quarterback Garrett Safron threw two interceptions and fumbled inside the 20-yard line, leading Sac State to a loss against the University of North Dakota, 35-13.North Dakota stepped away from...

Head injuries a concern

Head injuries a concern

State Hornet Staff

September 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

A brain-jarring hit after colliding with an opponent leaves an athlete dazed, but the coaching and training staffs are left unaware so the player toughs it out and continues on. “I woke up (the next day) and felt dizzy,” said former Sacramento State soccer player Kasey Cox. “I felt sick and I coul...

Volleyball falls after forcing five sets upon Portland State

Volleyball falls after forcing five sets upon Portland State

Joe Davis

September 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

Today, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team fell to its conference rival Portland State University in five sets. This was a rematch of last season’s Big Sky conference tournament semi-final, where Portland State knocked off the Hornets and ended the team’s chances for a bid to the NCAA tourn...

Women’s soccer gets a secure win over UC Santa Cruz

Women’s soccer gets a secure win over UC Santa Cruz

State Hornet Staff

September 14, 2012


Filed under Sports

Sacramento State women’s soccer got its first win since the beginning of season after defeating UC Santa Cruz on Friday at Hornet field.The Hornets put up three shots within the first 15 minutes of play, when seconds later senior midfielder Victoria Ramirez took a shot and made the first goal of the...

Women’s cross-country accomplishes first win of the season in San Francisco

Women’s cross-country accomplishes first win of the season in San Francisco

James Heck

September 14, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Sacramento State women’s cross-country team earned its first victory of the 2012 season Friday at the Speedway Meadow at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.   Sac State won the women’s race with 47 points, followed by Cal State Stanislaus with 59 points. The University of San Fran...

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