The State Hornet

Sacramento State to host 2014 USA Track and Field championships

Joe Davis

November 13, 2013


Filed under News

Sacramento State Athletics has once again struck a landmark deal to upgrade its facilities with outside financing, this time by partnering with the Sacramento Sports Commission.The project will resurface the track at Hornet Stadium in preparation for the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championship...

Runners brace for cold

Runners brace for cold

James Heck

November 27, 2012


Filed under Sports

During the winter months, sporting events can face unexpected scheduling issues, facing either suspensions of games or canceling of games altogether.   Many sports have the luxury of being played indoors on dry surfaces and ideal environments.   While track and field meets are h...

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

Byers and Rea lead cross country in NCAA West Regional competition

James Heck

November 10, 2012


Filed under Sports, Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished 18th and the women’s team did not score today at the NCAA West Regional in Seattle. Reesey Byers led the men’s team with a 42nd place finish with a time of 30:28.34 over the 10k course. Byers’ time is ranked as the third highest in school his...

Cross country falters in Santa Clara

Cross country falters in Santa Clara

James Heck

October 13, 2012


Filed under Track And Field

The Sacramento State men’s cross country team finished seventh and the women’s team finished 11th today at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational at San Jose. Junior Reesey Byers led the men’s team with an eighth overall finish in the 8k course with a time of 24:15.1. On the women’s side, Justine R...

Cross country faces obstacles

James Heck

September 27, 2012


Filed under Track And Field

Adapting to change is something the 2012 Sacramento State men’s and women’s cross country teams do on a weekly basis. Each week the runners compete on a different cross country course. No two races are the same. The Hornets’ first race of the season was Aug. 31 at the UC Davis Aggie Open at the Put...

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

James Heck

September 18, 2012


Filed under Sports

For the cross country runners on the Sacramento State men’s and women’s teams, the emphasis of their training and commitment pertain to collegiate running. After college, the different avenues runners can or want to pursue depend on athletic ability, opportunity and sheer desire to continue runn...

Cross country acquires fresh legs

Cross country acquires fresh legs

James Heck

September 11, 2012


Filed under Sports

The 2012 Sacramento State women’s cross country team features a predominantly young core of inexperienced collegiate level runners.   Kathleen Raske, director of track and field and cross country at Sac State, said the goal of the team’s season is to develop the freshmen runners in ...

Charity Stripe: Blind woman helps track athletes see

David Somers

April 24, 2012


Filed under Sports

Senior distance runner Chris Romo was one of several Sacramento State student athletes who volunteered in December to serve as guides to blind runners attempting to complete the California International Marathon. What Romo didn’t realize at the time was it would  be the blind who would end up helping ...

Indoor track places high at Washington Invit. over weekend

Indoor track places high at Washington Invit. over weekend

David Somers

January 30, 2012


Filed under Sports, Sports / Track And Field Cross Country

Senior Baiba Celma and junior Jesse Elvrom led the way for Sacramento State's indoor track and field teams by finishing in the top 10 at the University of Washington Invitational this past Friday and Saturday. Celma's 3,456-point performance landed her at seventh overall in the pentathlon and helped her m...

Hornets take home eight conference championships

Hornets take home eight conference championships

Anthony Honrade

May 31, 2011


Filed under Sports

Sacramento State has shown it can compete with the best in the respective conferences by winning eight championships between the fall 2010 and spring 2011 seasons. In the past academic year, the Hornets won titles in men's indoor/outdoor track and field, women's indoor/outdoor track and field, men's socce...