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State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers State College Athletes Excelling Together Since Youth Near End of High School Careers
by Centre County Gazette, Gordon Brunskill

It’s hardly a surprise when a bunch of a school’s best athletes gravitate to one another, whether it’s socially or joining forces on an intramural team. However, by most standards, there was an IM team seven years ago that was absolutely stacked with talent. Full Story →

Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride Penn State Football: Waiting For The Next Ride

"Obviously a lot more question marks go into this season than maybe we had in the past," Franklin said. "But excited about where we're going."

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One
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Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One

HARRISBURG — James Franklin told the Mr. PA Football banquet audience here Saturday that he's never missed day of work in 24 years of coaching. And that includes when he recently had 11 staples gunned to the top of his head.

StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Another Loss for Nittany Mall as Payless Announces Store Closings Another Loss for Nittany Mall as Payless Announces Store Closings

The Nittany Mall will see another business close this spring.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
If Hahn Elected District Judge, Council Would Pick Next Mayor If Hahn Elected District Judge, Council Would Pick Next Mayor

If State College Mayor Don Hahn wins election this year as magisterial district judge, he will have to resign from his borough position with a significant amount of time left in his term.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso

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Ferguson Township Fills Board of Supervisors Vacancy Ferguson Township Fills Board of Supervisors Vacancy
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A former Ferguson Township supervisor is returning to the board to fill a vacancy for the remainder of the year. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling clinched a share of the regular season Big Ten title when it beat up on No. 19 Illinois and cruised to a 39-9 win on Sunday afternoon. The Nittany Lions won eight bouts, including two by fall and two by technical fall to run their winning streak to 58 duals. [Read More]
THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another year, another big fundraising total for Penn State's THON and its efforts to support pediatric cancer patients and research. [Read More]
THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough' THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
The families who inspire year-round fundraising and a 46-hour dance marathon took center stage on Sunday afternoon as THON 2019 headed into its final hours. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
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Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Pep Rally is always one of the marquee events of THON weekend, and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. [Read More]
Generation Z Poised to Change the Workforce
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Generation Z Poised to Change the Workforce
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Brittany N. Cox
The Pew Research Center has now turned their focus to Generation Z after nearly a decade of research focused on the millennial generation. Many studies find that this generation could change the workforce and the way we all work together. [Read More]
Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Singing Lions a cappella group sang a special song to honor Kirra, their THON family's child who passed away in December. Centre County Report's Maddie Biertempfel talked with dancers from the group who explain why this year's THON is so meaningful. [Read More]
Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019 Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Former Penn State football tight end Mike Gesicki took to the THON stage and surprised Four Diamonds child Landon Knepp on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State men’s gymnastics sealed itself in THON Pep Rally history as the first team to three-peat as champions in the competition’s current format. [Read More]
Big Night for Julian Fleming: Nation’s No. 1 Receiver & Penn State Prospect Narrows List to 6, Wins Mr. PA Football
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Big Night for Julian Fleming: Nation’s No. 1 Receiver & Penn State Prospect Narrows List to 6, Wins Mr. PA Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
HARRISBURG — As the No. 1 high school wide receiver prospect in the country, Julian Fleming is certainly adept on the football field. Saturday night here at the annual Mr. Football awards program, we learned he is equally as smooth off it. [Read More]

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THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another year, another big fundraising total for Penn State's THON and its efforts to support pediatric cancer patients and research. [Read More]
THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough' THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
The families who inspire year-round fundraising and a 46-hour dance marathon took center stage on Sunday afternoon as THON 2019 headed into its final hours. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
Video
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Pep Rally is always one of the marquee events of THON weekend, and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. [Read More]
Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Singing Lions a cappella group sang a special song to honor Kirra, their THON family's child who passed away in December. Centre County Report's Maddie Biertempfel talked with dancers from the group who explain why this year's THON is so meaningful. [Read More]
Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019 Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Former Penn State football tight end Mike Gesicki took to the THON stage and surprised Four Diamonds child Landon Knepp on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State men’s gymnastics sealed itself in THON Pep Rally history as the first team to three-peat as champions in the competition’s current format. [Read More]
Another Surprise Performance and Kids Shine on THON Saturday Another Surprise Performance and Kids Shine on THON Saturday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It was another day of fun and entertainment — and another day with a surprise musical guest at THON 2019. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Line Dance Watch: THON 2019 Line Dance
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Noah Rogers
THON Dancers Relations captains took the stage early Friday evening at the Bryce Jordan Center and began to teach the crowd the 2019 line dance. [Read More]
Andy Grammer Charms and Thrills THON with Surprise Set Andy Grammer Charms and Thrills THON with Surprise Set
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gabriela Stevenson
Andy Grammer took the stage at THON 2019 to give the Bryce Jordan Center a thrilling start to Friday evening. [Read More]
'Shape the Moment': THON 2019 Gets Under Way at BJC 'Shape the Moment': THON 2019 Gets Under Way at BJC
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It was a night of smiles, excitement, and even a surprise performance as THON 2019 kicked off Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Clinches Big Ten Regular Season Title with Win over No. 19 Illinois
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling clinched a share of the regular season Big Ten title when it beat up on No. 19 Illinois and cruised to a 39-9 win on Sunday afternoon. The Nittany Lions won eight bouts, including two by fall and two by technical fall to run their winning streak to 58 duals. [Read More]
Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019 Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Former Penn State football tight end Mike Gesicki took to the THON stage and surprised Four Diamonds child Landon Knepp on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need help and hot finish to make the postseason for a third-straight season but the Nittany Lions took positive step forward on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over Michigan State in East Lansing. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Purdue 76-64 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Purdue 76-64
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 76-64 to Purdue on Saturday afternoon in a game far closer than the final score but not nearly as close as the team's overtime romp a few weeks prior. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Torches Michigan State 37-10 Penn State Wrestling: No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Torches Michigan State 37-10
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
While students packed into the Bryce Jordan Center for THON and rocked out to Andy Grammer at the other end of Curtin Road, Penn State wrestling steamrolled Michigan State 37-10 at Rec Hall in front of yet anther sold-out crowd. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Continue To Battle Consistency Lose 5-3 To Michigan State Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Continue To Battle Consistency Lose 5-3 To Michigan State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State lost 5-3 on Friday night to Michigan State in a game that could very well be the final death-blow to the Nittany Lions' flickering postseason hopes. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Galiano Leaving for NFL Job Penn State Football: Galiano Leaving for NFL Job
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Penn State football is losing special teams coordinator Phil Galiano to the NFL. [Read More]
Penn State Football & the Transfer Portal: All the Numbers Without the Spin
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Penn State Football & the Transfer Portal: All the Numbers Without the Spin
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The NCAA’s Transfer Portal isn’t as clogged as many people think it is. But, Penn State leads the way in portal population with a total of 14 players. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Juwan Johnson Transferring to Oregon Penn State Football: Juwan Johnson Transferring to Oregon
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Former Penn State wide receiver Juwan Johnson announced Thursday he will transfer to Oregon and spend his final year of eligibility with the Ducks. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Reaves Eyes Program Steals Record With Eight Games To Go Penn State Basketball: Reaves Eyes Program Steals Record With Eight Games To Go
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Josh Reaves has played in 113 games wearing a Penn State uniform, he has started in 99 of those contests. And on 65 occasions the game has ended with Reaves registering multiple steals. [Read More]

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THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer THON 2019 Raises $10.6 Million for the Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Another year, another big fundraising total for Penn State's THON and its efforts to support pediatric cancer patients and research. [Read More]
THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough' THON Family Hour: 'Thank You Will Never Be Enough'
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, Elissa Hill
The families who inspire year-round fundraising and a 46-hour dance marathon took center stage on Sunday afternoon as THON 2019 headed into its final hours. [Read More]
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
Video
Watch: THON 2019 Pep Rally Ignites BJC
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Pep Rally is always one of the marquee events of THON weekend, and the 2019 edition didn't disappoint. [Read More]
Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance Singing Lions Honor THON Child With Tribute Performance
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The Singing Lions a cappella group sang a special song to honor Kirra, their THON family's child who passed away in December. Centre County Report's Maddie Biertempfel talked with dancers from the group who explain why this year's THON is so meaningful. [Read More]
Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019 Mike Gesicki Makes Surprise Appearance at THON 2019
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Will Pegler
Former Penn State football tight end Mike Gesicki took to the THON stage and surprised Four Diamonds child Landon Knepp on Saturday night. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year Penn State Men's Gymnastics Wins THON Pep Rally for Third Consecutive Year
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State men’s gymnastics sealed itself in THON Pep Rally history as the first team to three-peat as champions in the competition’s current format. [Read More]
Big Night for Julian Fleming: Nation’s No. 1 Receiver & Penn State Prospect Narrows List to 6, Wins Mr. PA Football
Column
Big Night for Julian Fleming: Nation’s No. 1 Receiver & Penn State Prospect Narrows List to 6, Wins Mr. PA Football
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
HARRISBURG — As the No. 1 high school wide receiver prospect in the country, Julian Fleming is certainly adept on the football field. Saturday night here at the annual Mr. Football awards program, we learned he is equally as smooth off it. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Beat Michigan State 5-3 For Series Split
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will need help and hot finish to make the postseason for a third-straight season but the Nittany Lions took positive step forward on Saturday night with a 5-3 victory over Michigan State in East Lansing. [Read More]
Another Surprise Performance and Kids Shine on THON Saturday Another Surprise Performance and Kids Shine on THON Saturday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It was another day of fun and entertainment — and another day with a surprise musical guest at THON 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Purdue 76-64 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall To Purdue 76-64
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fell 76-64 to Purdue on Saturday afternoon in a game far closer than the final score but not nearly as close as the team's overtime romp a few weeks prior. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: James Franklin’s Work Ethic is a Staple in More Ways Than One

HARRISBURG — James Franklin told the Mr. PA Football banquet audience here Saturday that he's never missed day of work in 24 years of coaching. And that includes when he recently had 11 staples gunned to the top of his head.

Brittany N. Cox

Generation Z Poised to Change the Workforce

The Pew Research Center has now turned their focus to Generation Z after nearly a decade of research focused on the millennial generation. Many studies find that this generation could change the workforce and the way we all work together.

Big Night for Julian Fleming: Nation’s No. 1 Receiver & Penn State Prospect Narrows List to 6, Wins Mr. PA FootballMike Poorman

HARRISBURG — As the No. 1 high school wide receiver prospect in the country, Julian Fleming is certainly adept on the football field. Saturday night here at the annual Mr. Football awards program, we learned he is equally as smooth off it.

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