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Baseball beats Texas-Pan American 4-2 to open conference play

Mar 20, 2015

Brennan Leitao pitched seven innings and closer Sutter McLoughlin pitched a perfect ninth to become the Hornets' all-time saves leader, as the two led Sacramento State to a 4-2 victory over the visiting University of Texas-Pan American Broncs today at John Smith Field.



The State Hornet
Hornets defeat University of Pacific 87-79 in first round of WNIT

Mar 20, 2015

In its first postseason game in program history, Sacramento State women’s basketball won 87-79 in the first round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament against the University of Pacific on Thursday night.



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NorCal Tennis Czar
Lisicki ousts defending champ in BNP thriller

Mar 19, 2015

   INDIAN WELLS -- Sabine Lisicki and Flavia Pennetta seemed like unlikely candidates to produce a classic today in the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open.   Sure, Lisicki reached the 2013 Wimbledon final at 23 years old, losing ...

Elk Grove Sports Corner
Urps Transfers To EG; Husky Invitational Track Saturday

As if Elk Grove's baseball team needed another outstanding player, a bit of a gift in the form of an outstanding infielder arrived on Coach Jeff Carlson's doorsteps on March 10 unexpectedly.Pleasant Grove junior Josh Urps transferred schools right afte...

FOX40
Soccer Stadium Going Forward, Despite MLS Uncertainty

Mar 19, 2015
Soccer Stadium Going Forward, Despite MLS Uncertainty

SACRAMENTO- “Operation Turn Key,” an initiative to more fully develop plans for a new soccer stadium in the downtown railyards has begun, despite news earlier in the week that Major League Soccer has passed on Sacramento as an expansion city for now. “There are things we can do now,” expressed Mayor Kevin Johnson during...

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Game to 100
Keeping score where it counts in the NCAA basketball tournament

Mar 19, 2015

Harvard is listed as a 500-1 shot to win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament; North Carolina has odds of 40-1. When the two teams meet today, I won’t be betting my retirement savings that Harvard will pull an upset. But … Continue reading

The State Hornet
Men’s tennis takes care of North Dakota and Northern Colorado at home

Men's tennis had one of their most successful days of the year, getting two wins over two Big Sky Conference opponents today.



NorCal Tennis Czar
Lopez, 33, upsets Nishikori to reach BNP quarters

Mar 18, 2015

   INDIAN WELLS -- Feliciano Lopez is playing the best tennis of his career at the advanced age of 33.   The Spaniard, ranked a career-high No. 12, took out No. 5 Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-6 (2) today to reach the quarterfinals of the BN...

The State Hornet
Men’s basketball beats Portland 73-66; will host second round of CIT from The Nest

Mar 18, 2015

In the team’s first postseason action as a Division I program, Sacramento State men’s basketball beat the University of Portland Pilots 73-66 tonight to advance to the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament.



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NorCal Tennis Czar
Ex-Sacramento champion banned for 15 years

Mar 18, 2015
Ex-Sacramento champion banned for 15 years

Wayne Odesnik, playing in the NapaChallenger last September, committeda second doping offense. Photo byPaul Bauman   INDIAN WELLS -- Wayne Odesnik's career, it appears, is over after a second doping offense.   The 29-year-old Florid...

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