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Why Is Sacramento State Called The Hornets?


Sacramento State Hornets FCS Football
Sacramento State Hornets FCS Football

Why Is Sacramento State Called The Hornets?

During December 1947, the official mascot “Herky” (short for Hercules) the Hornet was chosen over the Elk, which wasn’t considered to be aggressive enough. The college’s colors – green and gold symbolizing the foothills and trees, were also established.

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