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Martin makes the most of her sophomore season

Clifton Jones

March 21, 2013

After an injury plagued 2012, Sacramento State sophomore outfielder Paige Martin has taken advantage of this season to really showcase her talents. The sophomore has gone from hitting .212 in just 33 at-bats last year to leading the team in hitting with 8 RBIs and 32 total bases. “It was extremely...

Men’s basketball star point guard attempts to avoid sophomore slump

Men’s basketball star point guard attempts to avoid sophomore slump

Joe Davis

October 30, 2012

How will Sacramento State men’s basketball point guard and 2011 Big Sky Conference Freshman Player of the Year Dylan Garrity avoid a sophomore slump? Garrity will get it done with hard work and a lack of awareness. “I had actually never heard of it until the end of last season,” Garrity said. “I guess th...

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

Men’s basketball looks to improve this season

State Hornet Staff

October 30, 2012

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Women’s volleyball sweeps first Big Sky matchup against Eastern Washington

Women’s volleyball sweeps first Big Sky matchup against Eastern Washington

Joe Davis

September 13, 2012

On Thursday, the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team opened conference play with a decisive victory over Eastern Washington in three straight sets at The Nest. The start of the first set was back and forth, but as the set wore on Eastern Washington could not keep up as the Hornets increased th...

Football uses momentum of big win to prepare for Northern Colorado

Football uses momentum of big win to prepare for Northern Colorado

State Hornet Staff

September 13, 2012

Time for celebration was over when Sacramento State’s football team returned home Sunday from Colorado.Fresh off their upset win against the Buffaloes, the Hornets took to the practice field to begin preparations for their home opener against Northern Colorado.“You don’t get enough time to enjoy a good w...

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