November 18, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE TO HOST 2017 NCAA MEN’S TOURNEY 1ST AND 2ND ROUNDS
Sacramento State, in conjunction with the Sacramento Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, the Sports Commission and the Kings, will host first and second round play in the 2017 NCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball Championship.
October 9, 2014
OKTOBERFEST AND MATTOS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNEY PROVE SUCCESSFUL
The Sacramento State athletics department recently hosted two successful fundraising events over a three-day span - Oktoberfest and the Bob Mattos Memorial Golf Tournament.
September 26, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE WOMEN’S ATHLETICS TO HOST OKTOBERFEST ON OCT. 4
The Sacramento State athletics department will host its first-ever Oktoberfest event on Saturday, Oct. 4, with all proceeds going towards scholarships for Hornet female student-athletes.
August 21, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE ATHLETICS TO RECEIVE NUMEROUS FACILITY UPGRADES
The Sacramento State Athletics Department announced today that work will begin soon to upgrade a number of athletic facilities and equipment.
July 25, 2014
SPORT CHALET CONTINUES ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH SACRAMENTO STATE
Sacramento State announced today that Sport Chalet will continue its partnership with the athletics department through at least the 2015-16 academic year.
June 30, 2014
HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES COMBINE FOR 36 SPRING ACADEMIC HONORS
Eight Sacramento State spring teams have combined for 36 conference all-academic honors in the sports of women’s golf, softball, baseball, rowing, men’s and women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field.
June 27, 2014
LOHSCHEIDT AND WILLIAMS EARN BIG SKY SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARDS
Senior women’s tennis player Sophie Lohscheidt and football player Markell Williams have been selected as Sacramento State’s 2014 Big Sky Scholar Athlete Award winners, the conference announced.
June 19, 2014
JENNINGS HIRED AS ASSOCIATE ATHLETICS DIRECTOR
The Sacramento State athletics department has added Markus Jennings as its Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs, it was announced today by Director of Athletics Dr. Terry Wanless.
May 19, 2014
HORNETS FINISH THIRD IN BIG SKY ALL-SPORTS POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP
Sacramento State finished third among 11 programs in the Big Sky Conference’s all-sports overall athletic points championship.
May 15, 2014
DR. TERRY WANLESS ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT
Sacramento State Director of Athletics Dr. Terry Wanless announced today that he will retire on June 30. Wanless has served the Hornets for the last 12 years and has 41 years of experience in collegiate athletics.
May 14, 2014
STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT GREEN AND GOLDEN GLOBES
The Sacramento State athletics department presented 19 honors at its third-annual Green and Golden Globes Awards.
May 1, 2014
HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 35 WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC AWARDS
Sacramento State student-athletes in winter sports men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor track & field, and women’s gymnastics have combined to earn 35 conference all-Academic honors.
January 31, 2014
BIG SKY CONFERENCE LAUNCHES WATCH BIG SKY APP
The Big Sky Conference's Watch Big Sky App was released Friday, and is available for free through the Apple Store, and on Google Play for Android.
January 27, 2014
SACRAMENTO STATE EARNS 22 FALL BIG SKY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
Sacramento State student-athletes in the fall Big Sky sports of football, volleyball, cross country, and women’s soccer combined to earn 22 Big Sky Fall all-Academic honors, the conference announced.
December 11, 2013
SACRAMENTO STATE ATHLETICS SELECTED TO HOST THREE NCAA POSTSEASON EVENTS
Sacramento State Athletics was awarded three NCAA Div. I postseason events, it was announced today. The University and the Sacramento Sports Commission will host a 2015 women's basketball regional, the 2016 cross country west regional and the 2018 outdoor track & field west regional.
November 8, 2013
ATHLETICS CENTER’S HERITAGE ROOM COMPLETED
The Sacramento State Athletics Center has a new addition as the Heritage Room was completed earlier this month.
August 13, 2013
SACRAMENTO STATE ATHLETICS AWARDS 2013-14 BROADCAST RIGHTS TO 1380 AM THE ANSWER
The Sacramento State athletics department awarded its 2013-14 broadcast rights to KTKZ 1380 AM The Answer, it was announced today.
July 3, 2013
HORNETS EARN 29 SPRING BIG SKY All-ACADEMIC HONORS
Sacramento State has 29 student-athletes in six spring sports represented on the Big Sky All-Academic teams announced by the conference on Wednesday.
July 1, 2013
WELCOME TO THE NEW HORNETSPORTS.COM
The Sacramento State intercollegiate athletics department proudly welcomes you to the redesigned hornetsports.com.
June 26, 2013
FOURTEEN HORNETS NAMED TO WAC ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Fourteen Sacramento State student-athletes earned Western Athletic Conference all-academic honors during the 2012-13 season.
May 16, 2013
STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT SECOND-ANNUAL GREEN AND GOLDEN GLOBES
The Sacramento State athletics department presented 15 honors at its second-annual Green and Golden Globes Awards, held Thursday evening at the University Union Ballroom to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2012-13 academic year.
May 15, 2013
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES HIGH IN BIG SKY ALL-SPORTS POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP
Sacramento State finished second among 11 programs in the Big Sky Conference’s all-sports overall athletic points championship, it was announced by the league today.
April 30, 2013
FIRST-EVER HOME RUNS FOR HUNGER EVENT A SUCCESS
A total of 201 non-perishable food items were collected in the first-ever Home Runs for Hunger competition this past Friday at John Smith Field.
April 29, 2013
WINTER SPORTS COMBINES FOR 19 BIG SKY ALL-ACADEMIC SELECTIONS
The Big Sky Conference named 19 Sacramento State student-athletes to the winter all-academic team.
April 9, 2013
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE HORNET CLUB WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC ON MAY 3
Limited tickets remain for Southern Wine & Spirits’ seventh-annual Hornet Club Wine and Food Classic on Friday, May 3, at the Sacramento State Alumni Center.
March 7, 2013
BIG SKY CONFERENCE NAMES 27 HORNETS TO FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
The Big Sky Conference named 27 Sacramento State student-athletes to its fall all-academic team.
February 18, 2013
BANNISTER HIRED AS ASSOCIATE ATHLETICS DIRECTOR FOR EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
Tod Bannister was hired as the Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs, it was announced today by Director of Athletics Terry Wanless.
January 31, 2013
NOT TOO LATE TO BUY CRAB FEED TICKETS
A limited number of tickets remain for the annual Crab Feed on Saturday, Feb. 2.
January 22, 2013
CHEER TAKES THIRD AT UCA CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Sacramento State cheer team finished third at the 2013 Universal Cheerleaders Association College Championships over the weekend at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex.
November 14, 2012
SCHOLARSHARE TO BECOME TITLE SPONSOR OF CAUSEWAY CUP
The Sacramento State and UC Davis athletics departments have partnered with ScholarShare to sponsor the Causeway Cup, the universities announced today.
November 7, 2012
CAL AND EILEEN BOYES TO BE HONORED FRIDAY
Former Sacramento State athletics director, baseball coach and football coach Cal Boyes and his wife Eileen will be honored for their years of dedication and commitment to Sacramento State in a celebration at 6 p.m. on Friday at the Alumni Center.
October 19, 2012
SACRAMENTO STATE ANNOUNCES ATHLETICS STRATEGIC PLAN
Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez announced to the campus community today the completion of a new Athletics Strategic Plan.
September 6, 2012
MATTOS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT SOLD OUT; BALL DROP TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE
Sacramento State is excited to announce that all foursomes for the Bob Mattos Memorial Golf Tournament have been sold. The tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 17, at Sierra View Country Club.
August 9, 2012
AMADOR STAGE LINES BECOMES OFFICIAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDER
The Sacramento State athletics department announced today that Amador Stage Lines will serve as the official transportation provider for the Hornets for the next three years.
July 16, 2012
BIG SKY CONFERENCE ANNOUNCES NEW LOGO, BRAND
The Big Sky Conference unveiled its new logo and branding campaign Monday as part of the league’s Summer Kickoff in Park City, Utah.
July 10, 2012
SPRING SPORTS EARN 17 BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
The Big Sky Conference named 17 Sacramento State student-athletes to its spring all-academic team.
June 21, 2012
SACRAMENTO STATE SHINES IN NCAA APR RANKINGS
All 20 of Sacramento State's Div. I intercollegiate athletics programs exceeded the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate (APR) requirements for 2010-11, it was announced by the NCAA.
June 13, 2012
CROXDALE AND KIRBY NAMED BIG SKY SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
Sacramento State volleyball player Eryn Kirby and football player Jake Croxdale were selected as the school’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for 2011-12.
May 15, 2012
HORNET WOMEN WIN BIG SKY ALL-SPORTS TROPHY FOR THE FOURTH TIME IN FIVE YEARS
For the fourth time in five years, Sacramento State has won the Big Sky Conference Women’s All-Sports Trophy, the league announced on Tuesday.
May 3, 2012
STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT FIRST-ANNUAL GREEN AND GOLDEN GLOBES
The Sacramento State athletics department presented 11 honors at its first-annual Green and Golden Globes Awards, held Thursday evening at The Nest to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2011-12 academic year.
April 30, 2012
SACRAMENTO STATE PULLS OFF BIG COMEBACK TO CLAIM FOURTH CAUSEWAY CUP TITLE
Capped by the men’s and women’s track and field victories on Friday night, Sacramento State pulled off a huge comeback to win its fourth Causeway Cup championship over UC Davis.
April 24, 2012
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR STINGER WINE AND FOOD CLASSIC ON MAY 4
Limited tickets remain for Southern Wine & Spirits’ sixth-annual Stinger Wine and Food Classic on Friday, May 4, at the Sacramento State Alumni Center.
April 24, 2012
BIG SKY ANNOUNCES WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS
The Big Sky Conference has announced the members of the 2011-12 Winter All-Academic teams and the Hornets garnered 13 honors.
March 2, 2012
STUDENT-ATHLETES TAKE PART IN READ ACROSS AMERICA
Select Sacramento State student-athletes participated in the annual Read Across America Day on February 28. The volunteers read stories and talked about the importance of reading at the event which coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
February 20, 2012
SACRAMENTO STATE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH NELLIGAN SPORTS MARKETING
Sacramento State and Nelligan Sports Marketing (NSM) have announced an agreement granting NSM the exclusive rights to manage the University’s athletic sponsorship and marketing program. This partnership is NSM’s fourth in the California State University educational system and fifth in the state.
February 1, 2012
BIG SKY FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS ANNOUNCED
The Big Sky Conference has named 26 Sacramento State student-athletes to its fall all-academic teams, the league announced.
September 22, 2011
BOB MATTOS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC RAISES $26,000 FOR ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS
Over one hundred golfers participated in the inaugural Bob Mattos Memorial Golf Classic at the Sierra View Country Club on Monday in support of the 20 intercollegiate sports at Sacramento State. The tournament’s title sponsor was Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 447.
September 6, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE TO HOLD MEMORIAL FOR TERRANCE BROOKS ON MONDAY
Sacramento State will hold a memorial for former strength and conditioning coordinatory Terrance Brooks on Monday, Sept. 12, at the Alumni Center. The event, which is open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m.
August 29, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE ANNOUNCES HIRING OF JARED NESSLAND AND ERIN WHITE
Sacramento State athletics director Terry Wanless announced the addition of head strength and conditioning coach Jared Nessland and assistant strength and conditioning coach Erin White.
July 12, 2011
STINGER ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO HOST BOB MATTOS MEMORIAL GOLF CLASSIC ON SEPT. 19
The Bob Mattos Memorial Golf Classic will take place on Monday, Sept. 19, at the Sierra View Country Club. The tournament is hosted by the Stinger Athletic Association which is the primary fundraising arm for the Sacramento State athletics department.
July 7, 2011
SPRING SPORTS EARN 24 BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
The Big Sky Conference named 24 Sacramento State student-athletes to its spring all-academic team.
July 6, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE RANKED ATOP THE BIG SKY CONFERENCE IN FINAL DIRECTORS' CUP STANDINGS
After a successful 2010-11 campaign, the Sacramento State athletics program was ranked ahead of 226 Div. I institutions in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings.
June 23, 2011
BROOKINS, WALLACE NAMED BIG SKY SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR
Sacramento State's Ronald Brookins and Lea Wallace were selected as the school's recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for 2010-11.
June 14, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE MOURNS THE LOSS OF TERRANCE BROOKS
The Sacramento State athletics department is saddened to announce the passing of Director of Strength and Conditioning Terrance Brooks on Monday, June 13.
June 1, 2011
SIX HORNETS EARN NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ALL-AMERICA HONORS
Six Sacramento State student-athletes have been selected as National Strength and Conditioning Association All-Americans for the 2010-11 school years. The six players were Duro Bjegovic of men's basketball, Tika Koshiyama-Diaz of women's basketball, Jake Croxdale of football, and Terrell Kirtz, Andi Behring and Erin Lewis of track and field.
May 17, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE WINS FIRST BIG SKY ALL-SPORTS OVERALL POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP
For the first time since joining the Big Sky Conference in 1996-97, Sacramento State has won the league’s all-sports overall athletic points championship, it was announced today.
May 12, 2011
WINTER SPORTS EARN 15 BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
The Big Sky Conference named 15 Sacramento State student-athletes to the winter all-academic team.
May 2, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE ATHLETICS, WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM PRESENT DONATION TO ALS
After helping raise more than $2,800 for ALS research and awareness, the Sacramento State athletics department and the Hornets' women's basektball team presented fundraising checks to the ALS Greater Sacramento Chapter on April 30 before the Sacramento State baseball game at John Smith Field.
April 28, 2011
SACRAMENTO STATE STUDENT-ATHLETE END OF THE YEAR AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The Sacramento State athletics department honored the achievements of its student-athletes today with the announcement of its end of the year awards. Among the seven award winners were Sacramento State Senior Male and Female Student-Athletes of the Year Kiryl Harbatsiuk and Lea Wallace, respectively.
April 18, 2011
GREEN ARMY SURPASSES 3000 MEMBERS IN FIRST YEAR
The Green Army has grown and it wants to have a party. The first-year student organization recently surpassed the 3,000-member mark and plans on celebrating during the upcoming week.
February 4, 2011
FALL SPORTS EARN 27 BIG SKY CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
The Big Sky Conference named 27 Sacramento State student-athletes to the fall all-academic team.
January 10, 2011
2010-11 ALL-SPORTS VIRTUAL GUIDE UNVEILED
The Sacramento State athletics department and Pursuant Sports have joined forces to create the 2010-11 Hornet Virtual Guide.
November 29, 2010
HORNET STADIUM TO HOST SAC-JOAQUIN SECTION FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Sacramento State's Hornet Stadium will serve as host for the Sac-Joaquin Section Div. I, II, and III football championship games beginning on Friday, Dec. 3.
October 7, 2010
HOMECOMING WEEKEND BRINGS A WIDE VARIETY OF EVENTS TO CAMPUS
It’s homecoming week at Sacramento State and this year the Hornets are celebrating in style. In addition to the football festivities, Sacramento State will host the National Guard FLW Outdoors College Fishing Festival and Regional Championship.
August 31, 2010
ANOTHER YEAR OF FREE LIVE VIDEO STREAMING BEGINS WITH WEDNESDAY’S VOLLEYBALL HOME OPENER
The fifth season of Big Sky TV launches Wednesday evening with the Sacramento State volleyball team’s home opener against Santa Clara at 7 p.m.
July 29, 2010
SACRAMENTO STATE ATHLETICS FINISHES OFF RECORD-SETTING YEAR IN THE CLASSROOM
Sacramento State athletics continued its strong showing in the classroom as Hornet student-athletes are now averaging an overall grade point average of 2.98, the highest GPA for the department since the program joined the Div. I ranks in 1991-92.
July 20, 2010
SACRAMENTO STATE FINISHES AHEAD OF 215 DIV. I SCHOOLS IN FINAL DIRECTORS CUP STANDINGS
After a successful 2009-10 campaign in which Sacramento State won the Big Sky Conference Women’s All-Sports Trophy for the third year in a row while also winning five conference championships, the athletics program was ranked ahead of 215 Div. I institutions in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup final standings.
July 12, 2010
39 STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN SPRING ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS
A total of 39 Sacramento State student-athletes earned spring season academic all-conference honors from the America Sky Conference, the Big Sky Conference and the Western Athletic Conference., increasing the school's total for the 2009-10 school year to 102.
June 18, 2010
EIGHT SPORTS RECEIVE PERFECT SCORE IN LATEST ACADEMIC PROGRESS REPORT DATA
Nineteen of Sacramento State's 20 intercollegiate athletic teams received an Academic Progress Rate (APR) score above 925 for the 2008-09 academic year.
June 17, 2010
STRYHAS AND KEMPER RECEIVE BIG SKY SCHOLAR ATHLETE HONORS
Sacramento State women’s soccer’s Kim Kemper and men’s tennis’ Anton Stryhas were selected as the school’s recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award.
May 20, 2010
HORNET WOMEN WIN BIG SKY ALL-SPORTS TROPHY FOR THIRD STRAIGHT SEASON
For the third consecutive year, Sacramento State has won the Big Sky Conference Women's All-Sports Trophy, it was announced today.
May 11, 2010
FIVE HORNETS NAMED TO NATIONAL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING ALL-AMERICA TEAM
A record-setting five Sacramento State student-athletes have earned National Strength and Condition Association All-America honors for the 2009-10 school year.
May 3, 2010
KEMPER, BEASLEY, STUBBLEFIELD AND STRYHAS RECEIVE END OF THE YEAR STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARDS
Seniors Anton Stryhas (men’s tennis) and Eryn Stubblefield (gymnastics) were selected as Sacramento State’s Student-Athlete of the Year Award winners, while Kyle Beasley (men’s soccer) and Kim Kemper (women’s soccer) each received the Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award at a ceremony held Monday evening on the Sacramento State campus.
April 30, 2010
HORNETS PLACE 18 STUDENT-ATHLETES ON BIG SKY WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
A total of 18 Sacramento State student-athletes were named to the Big Sky Conference’s all-academic team today.
March 4, 2010
HORNETS PARTICIPATE IN READ ACROSS AMERICA
Sacramento State student-athletes and staff members participated in the annual Read Across America Day on March 2. The volunteers read stories and talked about the importance of reading at the event which coincides with the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
February 4, 2010
HORNETS PLACE 27 STUDENT-ATHLETES ON THE BIG SKY ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
A total of 27 Sacramento State student-athletes were named to the Big Sky Conference’s all-academic team today.
January 25, 2010
CHEER TEAM FINISHES SECOND AT UCA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Sacramento State cheerleading squad finished second in the small coed Div. I competition at the 2010 UCA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Fla.
November 2, 2009
KYLE BEASLEY AND KIM KEMPER NAMED ESPN THE MAGAZINE FIRST TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-REGION
Sacramento State senior soccer standouts Kim Kemper and Kyle Beasley were named ESPN The Magazine first team District VIII academic all-region, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA).
October 15, 2009
EIGHT SQUADS POST PERFECT APR SCORE OF 1000 IN 2008-09
Eight of Sacramento State’s 20 athletics teams posted a perfect APR score of 1000 during the 2008-09 academic year.
October 14, 2009
WANLESS TO BE HONORED AT TOWSON UNIVERSITY’S HALL OF FAME BANQUET
Sacramento State athletics director Dr. Terry Wanless will be honored along with the 1976 Towson University football squad as a Team of Distinction at Towson’s Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony.
September 3, 2009
BIG SKY PARTNERS WITH B2 NETWORKS TO VIDEO STREAM CONFERENCE EVENTS
Sacramento State fans will, once again, have the opportunity to follow Hornet athletics online as the Big Sky Conference has signed a multiyear contract with B2 Networks to serve as the new distributor of Big Sky TV.
August 5, 2009
FIFTH-YEAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM GRADUATES ALL 12 RECIPIENTS IN 2008-09
The Sacramento State fifth-year scholarship program, now in its sixth year of existence, helped all 12 of this year’s recipients earn degrees during the 2008-09 school year.
August 4, 2009
JIFFY LUBE BECOMES DIAMOND LEVEL PARTNER OF HORNET ATHLETICS
Jiffy Lube has become a Diamond Level partner of Sacramento State athletics, the highest level of corporate sponsorship, it was announced by the department today.