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Volleyball transfer returns after injury

Joe Davis October 2, 2012

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...

Persson sinks a hole-in-one to lead women’s golf in season opener

Persson sinks a hole-in-one to lead women's golf in season opener
State Hornet Staff September 26, 2012

Junior transfer Lisa Persson made her way into the Sacramento State record books this past weekend with a hole-in-one to start the 2012 season.The shot came in the final round on the par-3 sixth hole at...

Buzz of the Crowd: Trio of running backs; help or harm?

Sacramento State junior running back Ezekiel Graham runs for the endzone in its loss against North Dakota on Saturday. 
State Hornet Staff September 25, 2012

In football, teams are lucky to have one premier running back to lean on, let alone three.But what if it actually harms the chemistry of the offense?In 2009, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson...

Hornet runners plan post-college careers

Hornet runners plan post-college careers
James Heck September 18, 2012

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...

Heroic Sac State football kicker offered scholarship

Edgar Casteneda (#58) won the starting kicker position this season.
Joe Davis September 11, 2012

When Edgar Castaneda hit a 30-yard game-winning field goal to help his team beat the Pac-12’s University of Colorado Buffaloes on Saturday, he earned more than a victory and the respect of his teammates...

Football gets paid as it conquers another Pac-12 school

State Hornet Staff September 11, 2012

One field goal gave Sacramento State football more than it could ever imagine.With no time remaining in the game against the University of Colorado, kicker Edgar Castaneda’s 30-yard field goal sailed...

Kickers set goal for new kicking unit

Edward Ruhnke
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bayville, NJ
Previous college: Moorpark Junior College
Last season statistics: 12-15 field goals, 63 total points
Joe Davis August 28, 2012

Sometimes the butt of jokes and often overlooked, the kicker position is a hot topic surrounding the Sacramento State Hornet football team heading into the 2012 season. After last year’s woeful performance...

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