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Director of athletics announces June retirement

Director of athletics announces June retirement

State Hornet Staff

May 27, 2014

Sacramento State’s Athletic Director announced his retirement at the Athletic Department’s banquet May 15. Terry Wanless’ retirement will begin on June 30, after 41 years as an athletic director for four programs across the country.For Deputy Director of Athletics Bill Macriss, the announcement was un...

Sacramento State softball is fitted for the new season

Sacramento State softball is fitted for the new season

State Hornet Staff

February 5, 2014

Sacramento State softball revamped Shea Stadium during the offseason.It was something that was set in place once new head coach Lori Perez took over as head coach after Kathy Strahan retired in June.The renovated Shea Stadium will feature a new scoreboard, new dugout rail, backboard padding and windscreen...

New scoreboards update aging facilities

New scoreboards update aging facilities

State Hornet Staff

January 29, 2014

Sacramento State has made some adjustments to the athletic facilities by replacing scoreboards to add a visual presence not seen in years past. The new scoreboards have been substituted on the soccer and softball fields as well as in The Nest.The old boards that were outdated, but have been around for...

Strahan retires, leaves Sac State with 823 career wins

State Hornet Staff

June 21, 2013

After 30 years of coaching, Sacramento State softball head coach Kathy Strahan has announced her retirement.Since 1993, she has led the Hornets to 576 victories, including a Pacific Coast Softball Championship in 2008 and three NCAA Regional appearances in 1993, 1995 and 2008.Strahan made the decision las...

Sac State moves to the Big Sky for its inaugural softball season

Clifton Jones

April 16, 2013

Sacramento State softball has a new home for conference games this season: the Big Sky Conference. The Hornets joined the new league after last season when Sac State finished up nine seasons as a part of the Pacific Coast Softball Conference. This is not the first time the Hornets have moved to a differ...

Softball team to return home for Capital Classic

Softball team to return home for Capital Classic

Clifton Jones

March 12, 2013

The Sacramento State Hornets will kickoff of their 10th Annual Capital Classic on March 15, featuring not only Sac State, but four other teams as well - Texas State University, Kansas University, Fresno State University and Saint Mary’s College.  The tournament starts eleven straight home games for the Ho...

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

Mountain Lions to start new season at Raley Field

State Hornet Staff

September 25, 2012

It took a few weeks longer than expected, but professional football has returned to Sacramento.The United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions finalized their roster just 10 days before their first game.This season, the Mountain Lions will feature changes that include a new field, head coach a...