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4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance 4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance
by Mike Poorman

The Nittany Lions are a bit off-kilter in four key places, beyond the loss column. Says who? James Franklin, that’s who. Full Story →

Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History Penn State Hockey: Biro And Sucese Linked At The Mind And Chasing History

Brandon Biro and Nate Sucese are a lot alike. They're about the same height, they're a standard 'hockey weight' and they look somewhat similar, even if Biro gives off a certain boyish charm that makes you question if he's even old enough to be in college.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family State College Ranked Among Best Places to Raise a Family

The State College area is one of the top 10 places in the United States to raise a family, according to a new ranking from the website Livability.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
I-99 Road Work Nearing Completion I-99 Road Work Nearing Completion

One of Centre County's myriad road work projects is nearing its end.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Q&A with Joel Weidner, on the New Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Store in State College Q&A with Joel Weidner, on the New Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Store in State College

For a quarter-century, Centre County residents have helped to support the nonprofit fair trade organization Ten Thousand Villages.

StateCollege.com - Mark Brackenbury, Town&Gown

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Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’ Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State Thespians present "Young Frankenstein" in Schwab Auditorium this week — a musical rendition of Mel Brooks’ hit 1974 comedy. [Read More]
Hanna Jr. Representing Himself This Time Around Hanna Jr. Representing Himself This Time Around
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
When Democratic state representative hopeful Mike Hanna Jr. is out talking to voters in the 76th Legislative District, which includes all of Clinton County and the northern part of Centre County, he said he thinks back to a lesson his grandmother taught him when he was growing up. [Read More]
Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State swimmer Nikolette Nolte is garnering support from teams across Penn State Athletics and swim programs throughout the NCAA since her relapse of cancer during her freshman year in Happy Valley. [Read More]
A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
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A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
From its origin in baseball the trend of analytics, artificial intelligence and modeling has infected almost every sport. Into this brave new technological world, on Saturday night in Happy Valley we got a reminder of how valuable a coach’s game-day eye and gut feelings can be. [Read More]
Sheetz Looks to Overturn Denial of Liquor License Transfer at Wingate Location Sheetz Looks to Overturn Denial of Liquor License Transfer at Wingate Location
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After an objection from Bald Eagle Area School District, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board refused a request by Sheetz to transfer a restaurant liquor license to its Wingate store. Now the Altoona-based convenience store chain has gone to court seeking to have that denial overturned. [Read More]
Letter: Now Is Not the Time to Give Up
Letters
Letter: Now Is Not the Time to Give Up
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Not only does Marc Friedenberg have a commitment to providing our communities with affordable and quality health care, rural broadband and access to higher education, but he is also a steady, genuine, and open person. [Read More]
Letter: Just Say No to Marino
Letters
Letter: Just Say No to Marino
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Voters must choose between the incumbent, Tom Marino, and Democrat Marc Friedenberg. Marino has refused to debate Friedenberg, declining invitations from many nonpartisan groups, including the League of Women Voters. [Read More]
Letter: We Are Entering the Climate Casino Letter: We Are Entering the Climate Casino
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Climate change is politically controversial and presents a clear difference of views between Republican and Democratic political candidates. Yet it is not controversial within the scientific community. [Read More]
Letter: Ezra Nanes Is the Real Deal
Letters
Letter: Ezra Nanes Is the Real Deal
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com
Ezra Nanes is the absolute right person to take Pennsylvania’s Senate seat for the 34th District. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see the bruises and scratches on Josh Reaves' arms from a distance but he is in fact peppered with them. One of the few Nittany Lions without tattoos, the marks are their own ever-changing story of what the game of basketball has left behind. Fighting through a foul here, a dive for a [Read More]

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Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’ Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State Thespians present "Young Frankenstein" in Schwab Auditorium this week — a musical rendition of Mel Brooks’ hit 1974 comedy. [Read More]
College Township Intersection Among Several Projects to Receive Funding College Township Intersection Among Several Projects to Receive Funding
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County Commissioners on Tuesday advanced applications for state and federal funding to support several public works projects. [Read More]
How Things Have Changed: Archery Hunting Then and Now How Things Have Changed: Archery Hunting Then and Now
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
Pennsylvania held its first archery deer season in 1951. Only 5,542 people purchased the necessary $2 archery license so they could hunt in the bucks-only season. Those 5,000-plus hunters reported killing 33 bucks, which amounted to far less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the total deer harvest that [Read More]
Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Now that the renovations are mostly complete and Penn State's nature center in Petersburg is open to the public once again, one Shaver's Creek's most popular events is set to make its return this weekend for the first time since 2015. [Read More]
State College Choral Society Celebrates Its 70th Season of Music That Seeks to Transcend Time and Place State College Choral Society Celebrates Its 70th Season of Music That Seeks to Transcend Time and Place
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Thomas Leffler, Town&Gown
There is nothing that brings together an audience like timeless music. Some may associate this phrase with their favorite rock band or pop artist, but many in the Centre County region associate it with the State College Choral Society. [Read More]
Welcome to the 21st Century, Little One! (Oy.)
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Welcome to the 21st Century, Little One! (Oy.)
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Newborns don’t do much. Most of their tricks are involuntary. Nevertheless, when the newborn in question is your very own grandchild, especially if she’s your first grandchild, every movement and sound is utterly captivating. [Read More]
Indoor Trampoline Park Ready to Open Indoor Trampoline Park Ready to Open
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A long-awaited indoor trampoline park is finally opening in College Township. [Read More]
Penn State Fan to Receive Kidney Donation from Ohio State Fan Penn State Fan to Receive Kidney Donation from Ohio State Fan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
One Buckeyes fan recently reached across the divide with a life-saving act of generosity when she donated her kidney to Penn Stater George Labecki, as reported by Fox 43. [Read More]
A New Food Hub Aims to Connect Local Farmers and Buyers A New Food Hub Aims to Connect Local Farmers and Buyers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Only 1 percent of the food produced in Centre County is consumed in Centre County. However, according to Travis Lesser, founder and executive director of new local nonprofit Appalachian Food Works, the county produces enough food to “basically feed our entire population.” [Read More]
11 Inducted into Centre County Sports Hall of Fame 11 Inducted into Centre County Sports Hall of Fame
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ron Bracken
It was an eclectic group covering football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, broadcasting and journalists who represented Bald Eagle Area, Bellefonte, Penns Valley and State College. [Read More]

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Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia Teams Across Nation Stand #NikiStrong Supporting Penn State Swimmer Battling Leukemia
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State swimmer Nikolette Nolte is garnering support from teams across Penn State Athletics and swim programs throughout the NCAA since her relapse of cancer during her freshman year in Happy Valley. [Read More]
A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
Column
A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
From its origin in baseball the trend of analytics, artificial intelligence and modeling has infected almost every sport. Into this brave new technological world, on Saturday night in Happy Valley we got a reminder of how valuable a coach’s game-day eye and gut feelings can be. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see the bruises and scratches on Josh Reaves' arms from a distance but he is in fact peppered with them. One of the few Nittany Lions without tattoos, the marks are their own ever-changing story of what the game of basketball has left behind. Fighting through a foul here, a dive for a [Read More]
How Things Have Changed: Archery Hunting Then and Now How Things Have Changed: Archery Hunting Then and Now
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Mark Nale
Pennsylvania held its first archery deer season in 1951. Only 5,542 people purchased the necessary $2 archery license so they could hunt in the bucks-only season. Those 5,000-plus hunters reported killing 33 bucks, which amounted to far less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the total deer harvest that [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive tackle Fred Hansard will miss the remainder of the year following a surgery earlier this week, according to coach James Franklin. Hansard was injured during the first half against Michigan State this past weekend and did not return. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball's Watkins Cited for Disorderly Conduct Penn State Basketball's Watkins Cited for Disorderly Conduct
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State basketball forward Mike Watkins has had another brush with the law. [Read More]
11 Inducted into Centre County Sports Hall of Fame 11 Inducted into Centre County Sports Hall of Fame
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Ron Bracken
It was an eclectic group covering football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball, broadcasting and journalists who represented Bald Eagle Area, Bellefonte, Penns Valley and State College. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Kickoff Time Set for Oct. 27 Game Against Iowa Penn State Football: Kickoff Time Set for Oct. 27 Game Against Iowa
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
No. 18 Penn State’s week 9 clash with No. 19 Iowa will be an afternoon kickoff on Oct. 27. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tyrone Standout to Walk On at Penn State Penn State Football: Tyrone Standout to Walk On at Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Tyrone Area linebacker Denver Light announced Monday on Twitter that he has committed to Penn State as a preferred walk-on for the Class of 2019. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Michigan State game in the books there are still plenty of difficult Big Ten contests down the road for Penn State. This week we will continue to track some of the same stats as two weeks ago as Penn State headed into the thick of Big Ten play coming off of a win over Illinois and headed in [Read More]

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Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’ Penn State Thespians Present ‘Young Frankenstein’
7 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State Thespians present "Young Frankenstein" in Schwab Auditorium this week — a musical rendition of Mel Brooks’ hit 1974 comedy. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It Penn State Basketball: Set For One Final Season, Reaves Has Seen It All And Has The Bruises To Prove It
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might not see the bruises and scratches on Josh Reaves' arms from a distance but he is in fact peppered with them. One of the few Nittany Lions without tattoos, the marks are their own ever-changing story of what the game of basketball has left behind. Fighting through a foul here, a dive for a [Read More]
Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus Halloween Trail and Festival Returns to Shaver's Creek After 2-Year Hiatus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Now that the renovations are mostly complete and Penn State's nature center in Petersburg is open to the public once again, one Shaver's Creek's most popular events is set to make its return this weekend for the first time since 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season Penn State Football: Defensive Tackle To Miss Remainder Of Season
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State defensive tackle Fred Hansard will miss the remainder of the year following a surgery earlier this week, according to coach James Franklin. Hansard was injured during the first half against Michigan State this past weekend and did not return. [Read More]
Penn State Fan to Receive Kidney Donation from Ohio State Fan Penn State Fan to Receive Kidney Donation from Ohio State Fan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt DiSanto
One Buckeyes fan recently reached across the divide with a life-saving act of generosity when she donated her kidney to Penn Stater George Labecki, as reported by Fox 43. [Read More]
Husband and Wife Team Lead Work to Manipulate Viruses at Penn State's Schmitt Lab Husband and Wife Team Lead Work to Manipulate Viruses at Penn State's Schmitt Lab
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Navin Zachariah
Tony and Phuong Schmitt started a virology lab at Penn State in 2005. Their work focuses on the medical capabilities of the virus, and how to use infectious mechanisms to distribute useful proteins to cells. [Read More]
Gov. Wolf Expected to Sign Timothy Piazza Antihazing Law Gov. Wolf Expected to Sign Timothy Piazza Antihazing Law
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
New anti-hazing legislation introduced following the death of Penn State student and fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania Senate on Monday and is headed to Gov. Tom Wolf's desk to be signed into law. [Read More]
The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation The National: Five Penn State Stats Compared To The Rest Of The Nation
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
With the Michigan State game in the books there are still plenty of difficult Big Ten contests down the road for Penn State. This week we will continue to track some of the same stats as two weeks ago as Penn State headed into the thick of Big Ten play coming off of a win over Illinois and headed in [Read More]
Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Pleads Guilty to Alcohol Charges in Hazing Case Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Pleads Guilty to Alcohol Charges in Hazing Case
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A former Beta Theta Pi member on Monday became the fifth defendant to enter a guilty plea in the case stemming from the death of Penn State sophomore and fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 18 In AP Top 25 Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Drop To No. 18 In AP Top 25
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Penn State football slipped down to No. 18 in the latest AP Top 25 poll. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

4 Critical Areas Where James Franklin Says Penn State is Out of Balance

The Nittany Lions are a bit off-kilter in four key places, beyond the loss column. Says who? James Franklin, that’s who.

Jay Paterno

A.I. and Analytics Still No Replacement for Game Day Human Intelligence

From its origin in baseball the trend of analytics, artificial intelligence and modeling has infected almost every sport. Into this brave new technological world, on Saturday night in Happy Valley we got a reminder of how valuable a coach’s game-day eye and gut feelings can be.

Welcome to the 21st Century, Little One! (Oy.)Russell Frank

Newborns don’t do much. Most of their tricks are involuntary. Nevertheless, when the newborn in question is your very own grandchild, especially if she’s your first grandchild, every movement and sound is utterly captivating.

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