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Sac State baseball wins first game of the season against Utah, 10-3

Sac State baseball wins first game of the season against Utah, 10-3

Kevin L. Shepherd

February 14, 2015

The Sacramento State baseball team used a complete offensive attack and a strong start from starting pitcher Sam Long to beat the visiting University of Utah Utes 10-3 Saturday, Feb. 14.Long pitched five scoreless innings, settling down after walking the first batter of the game to pick up the win.â...

Baseball excited to compete in 2015

Mike McGough

October 14, 2014

Sacramento State’s baseball program has announced its schedule for its upcoming 2015 season.The Division I team went 40-24 in a 64-game 2014 regular season before becoming Western Athletic Conference (WAC) champions. The team is slated to play in 56 games, not including potential playoff and tournamen...

Hornets comeback attempt falls short in ninth inning against Utah

Hornets comeback attempt falls short in ninth inning against Utah

State Hornet Staff

February 17, 2014

Sacramento State came up one run short in its loss to the University of Utah, Monday at John Smith Field in the final game of the season opening series.The Hornets lost 5-4 to the Utes which gave each team two wins in the series. Coming off a walk-off win on Sunday, Sac State once again rallied in th...

Hornets win on walk-off single against Utah

Hornets win on walk-off single against Utah

State Hornet Staff

February 16, 2014

Sacramento State won in walk-off fashion Sunday against Utah as junior first baseman Rhys Hoskins hit a ground ball down the third base line, scoring sophomore outfielder Nathan Lukes for the game winning run.It was Hoskins’ first hit and RBI of the season in the 5-4 Hornets victory.Sac State started the ...

Hornets’ baseball wins season opener against Utah

Hornets’ baseball wins season opener against Utah

State Hornet Staff

February 14, 2014

Sacramento State’s Ty Nichols threw six innings, striking out five in the season-opening win against the University of Utah, today at John Smith Field.The junior starting pitcher walked none and gave up only two earned runs in the Hornets’ 3-2 victory. Nichols worked fast and was efficient keeping...

Men’s basketball remains undefeated after a Pac-12 upset in Utah

Men’s basketball remains undefeated after a Pac-12 upset in Utah

Joe Davis

November 16, 2012

Another Sacramento State athletic program has shown it can hang with the big dogs of the Pac-12 after the Hornet men’s basketball team knocked off Utah on the road tonight. The Hornets trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half before clawing their way back into the contest and eventually t...

Northern Arizona gives volleyball its second conference loss of the season

Northern Arizona gives volleyball its second conference loss of the season

Joe Davis

September 20, 2012

Tonight the Sacramento State women’s volleyball team dropped its second consecutive Big Sky conference match when it traveled to the Rolle Activity Center to take on Northern Arizona. The loss leaves the Hornets with a record of 1-2 in conference play with the other loss coming against Portland State l...

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...

Volleyball prepares for tourney in Fresno

Volleyball prepares for tourney in Fresno

Joe Davis

September 4, 2012

The Sacramento State women’s volleyball team is set to hit the road again as it travels to the Save Mart Center at Fresno State to take part in the Fresno State Invitational tournament marking the first time in two years that Sacramento State has received an invitation to the tournament. The Hornets...

Ex-Ute quarterback OK with son as pitching ace

Ex-Ute quarterback OK with son as pitching ace

State Hornet Staff

March 6, 2012

Sophomore pitcher Tanner Mendonca arrived at Sacramento State and in front of him were two opportunities heading in different directions.One path would lead him to John Smith Field, pitching for the Hornets’ baseball team. The other would lead him to Hornet Stadium, throwing touchdowns for the Hornetsâ€...