The State Hornet

The State Hornet The State Hornet is the student-run campus newspaper of Sacramento State, covering topics of interest to students, faculty, staff, alumni and the surrounding community. The newspaper operates 24/7 during the fall and spring semesters.

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The University of Portland hands Sac State its first loss at the Hornets’ Nest, 80-75

Despite a career night for senior Mikh McKinney, Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team fell to the Portland Pilots 80-75 Sunday evening in the Hornets' first home loss of the season.

Women’s basketball just shy of pulling off an upset over USC

The Sacramento State women’s basketball team (1-8) lost 101-99 in a game that came down to the wire against USC (7-2) on Sunday afternoon. Their loss wraps up the Hornets’ four-game road trip against Pac-12 competition.

The gap between conferences to expand in Division I sports

Dec 13, 2014

The NCAA Division I Power Five Conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, and SEC) will have autonomy over certain parts of the rule book, which can potentially change the course of college athletics and student- athletes altogether.

Women’s basketball shows grit in loss to UCLA

Dec 12, 2014

The Hornets lost 83-92 on Friday night in a competitive back-and-forth with UCLA.

Martial arts club great for a workout

Sacramento State has a variety of both competitive and recreational clubs offered to students on campus. The martial arts club is one of club available to beginners or advanced students in martial arts.

Fantasy teams make watching sports more interesting

Dec 12, 2014

Fantasy sports and daily fantasy sports have seen a significant rise in popularity among fans because it gives fans a reason to become more invested in the success of players from reasons such as winning money or more importantly, bragging ri...

Men’s basketball beat Cal State Fullerton, stay undefeated at home

Entering the game on a two-game losing streak, Sacramento State’s men’s basketball team defeated the Cal State Fullerton Titans Thursday night by a score of 73-59.

Childhood friends enter final year as Hornets

Dec 12, 2014

As gymnastics gets ready for competition to start next month, this team has a unique story that sounds like it was taken out of a sports movie; three of the four seniors this season––Kalliah McCartney, Kayla Wonderly and Dallas Smith––have not only been competing together as Hornets for four years, they have been friends...

Hornets take advantage of playing on campus

The importance of home court advantage over the past four weeks, with a sweep of its opening home stand has been essential to the Sacramento State Hornet’s men’s basketball team this season.

Hornet leaves legacy

Dec 10, 2014

The Sacramento State football season has come to a close after a season-ending win over UC Davis on Nov. 22, in what was the first career Causeway Classic victory for this year’s graduating class of seniors.

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