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The University Union Games Room hosts semester’s last NBA 2K16 video game tournament

Students participate in the

Marvin Davis

April 27, 2016

On Friday, April 22 in the University Union Games Room, 16 students participated in the last video game tournament of the semester, centered on the sports game "NBA 2K16." The tournament started at 1 p.m. with students being put into a bracket-style tournament. There was a winner’s bracket and...

Big Sky to host next three men’s, women’s basketball tournaments in Reno

Mike McGough

April 24, 2015

Both the men's and women's basketball tournaments for the Big Sky Conference will be hosted at a neutral site in Reno, Nevada for the next three years, Big Sky officials announced today."Our committee is confident Reno provides us the best opportunity to showcase our men's and women's basketball pro...

Men’s basketball finishes season in third place, will not host conference tournament

State Hornet Staff

March 7, 2015

With Sacramento State men’s basketball’s 70-68 loss today at Northern Arizona University, coupled with wins by University of Montana and Eastern Washington University, the Hornets finished the conference season in third place and will not play host to the Big Sky Conference Tournament.Montana will h...

Women’s basketball opens tournament against Southern Utah

State Hornet Staff

March 13, 2014

Sacramento State women’s basketball team will kick off the Big Sky Conference tournament against Southern Utah this evening in Grand Forks, N.D. The Hornets finished the regular season with an overall mark of 18-10 and 10-10 conference record. They enter tournament play ranked as the seventh and ...

Competitive Robotics club members battle it out at the Engineering Expo

State Hornet Staff

March 11, 2014

Minutes before a tournament began, Sacramento State Competitive Robotics members can be seen preparing robots by tightening screws, examining movements of motors or testing communication between robot and remote controller.The Engineering Expo Sunday featured eight 1-pound robots that were deployed i...

Underdog Sac State rugby team has fun while doing what it loves

Kayla Oliverio

March 20, 2013

Rugby may have started in England, but the rugby club at Sacramento State is making the sport its own. Rugby is an intense and complex contact sport, combining catching, stealing and scrums; huge team on team shoving matches. However, with rookies making up nearly half the roster, the club doesn’...

Montana leaves volleyball lingering

File photo

State Hornet Staff

November 18, 2012

In Saturday’s women's volleyball game against Montana, the Hornets played with heart and determination as they ended their regular season with a 3-2 game win. It was a battle throughout all five sets. After losing the first set 25-20, the Hornets picked up two wins in the second (20-25) and third ...

College basketball creates opportunities for smaller schools to make big upsets with fair tournament style

Joe Davis

November 7, 2012

Looking back at what are considered the greatest moments in college athletics, you might find none of them belong to Sacramento State. From Christian Laettner hitting an improbable last-second shot against University of Kentucky to win the NCAA Tournament for Duke University to University of Californ...

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State Hornet Staff

November 7, 2012

The opportunity to play in a bowl game at the end of the season is a time-honored tradition in college football.There are no playoff tournaments like most other college or professional sports; there are just two teams, equally matched, playing one final game on a neutral field during the holiday season....

Aggies put an end to men’s soccer season

The men’s soccer team huddling before the game against UC Davis.

James Heck

November 3, 2012

The Sacramento State men’s soccer team lost today 2-1 to Big West Conference opponent UC Davis at Aggie Field. The Hornets (8-8-2, 5-4-1 Big West) headed into the game tied with Cal Poly (11-6-1, 6-3-1 Big West) in the Big West with 16 points. Sac State’s loss to Davis resulted in zero points, an...

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