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Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Jump 6 Spots in New College Football Playoff Rankings
by Mikey Mandarino

The Nittany Lions climbed six spots after smothering Wisconsin 22-10 at Beaver Stadium on Saturday. The victory improved Penn State’s record to 7-3 and secured the program’s 14th consecutive winning season. Full Story →

Penn State Football: Johnson Status Seemingly Doubtful As Nittany Lions Head To Rutgers Penn State Football: Johnson Status Seemingly Doubtful As Nittany Lions Head To Rutgers

Penn State might be without receiver Juwan Johnson another week. While Nittany Lions coach James Franklin didn't commit to Johnson's return to the field, it certainly didn't sound positive for the junior wideout.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Potential Renovation Schedule Could Close Memorial Field for Fall 2019 Potential Renovation Schedule Could Close Memorial Field for Fall 2019

State College Area School Board on Monday approved putting the final phase of Memorial Field renovations out for bidding and discussed the potential for an alternate construction schedule that would close the stadium for fall 2019 sports.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on October Plane Crash in Centre County NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on October Plane Crash in Centre County

The crash of a small plane near University Park Airport in October appears to have been the result of a fuel system issue, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board.

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
County Helping Municipalities with Infrastructure Work County Helping Municipalities with Infrastructure Work

Centre County is using multiple funding sources for infrastructure repairs.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso

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Benninghoff Elected House Majority Whip Benninghoff Elected House Majority Whip
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff, R-Bellefonte, will be the No. 3 Republican leader in the Pennsylvania House for the 2019-20 legislative session. [Read More]
The New Abnormal
Column
The New Abnormal
1 hour ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
With fires, hurricanes, political corruption and gun violence, the only thing new is the increase in frequency and intensity. [Read More]
To Live a Hall of Fame Life
Column
To Live a Hall of Fame Life
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
A lot of life events happened over the past week that made me stop and reflect a bit about my own journey. It gave me a chance to step back, and take stock on whether I am living the type of life I had always hoped. A chance to think about what’s next, and how to go from what appears to be a succe [Read More]
Taste of the Town Brings Together Great Local Food and a Great Cause Taste of the Town Brings Together Great Local Food and a Great Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Centre County United Way hosts its annual Taste of the Town event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Penn Stater. According to special events coordinator Beth Shaha, the event is the organization’s premier fundraiser and an opportunity “for folks to enjoy treats, eats, drinks and all kinds of th [Read More]
Béla Fleck Will Make 8th Eisenhower Appearance, This Time with Hussain, Meyer and Chaurasia Béla Fleck Will Make 8th Eisenhower Appearance, This Time with Hussain, Meyer and Chaurasia
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Mark Rafacz, Town&Gown
Three masterful instrumentalists and the leading virtuosos on their respective instruments, Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer move with ease among the spheres of classical, bluegrass, jazz, and world music. [Read More]
PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
PostSecret founder Frank Warren will speak at Penn State on Nov. 27 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the most part the vast majority of non conference games offer little in the way of significant results. Teams win gams they should, have toss-up meetings against like opponents and then everyone moves on to conference play. But you can still learn from those games. [Read More]
WPSU to Celebrate New Production on Local Musicians with Live Performances, Advanced Screening WPSU to Celebrate New Production on Local Musicians with Live Performances, Advanced Screening
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will celebrate the release of its new production Metronome from the Attic on Tuesday at the State Theatre with an advanced screening and live performances by two State College bands featured in the series. [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
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won. That's good news for fans and coaches, and even better news for a few key stats we've been following the past several weeks as the Nittany Lions round the turn into the final two games of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota announced Monday that Penn State Deputy Director of Athletics Phil Esten has been named its director of athletics. Esten is a 1995 St. Thomas alumnus who played baseball for the NCAA Division III Tommies. [Read More]

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To Live a Hall of Fame Life
Column
To Live a Hall of Fame Life
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
A lot of life events happened over the past week that made me stop and reflect a bit about my own journey. It gave me a chance to step back, and take stock on whether I am living the type of life I had always hoped. A chance to think about what’s next, and how to go from what appears to be a succe [Read More]
Taste of the Town Brings Together Great Local Food and a Great Cause Taste of the Town Brings Together Great Local Food and a Great Cause
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle
Centre County United Way hosts its annual Taste of the Town event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Penn Stater. According to special events coordinator Beth Shaha, the event is the organization’s premier fundraiser and an opportunity “for folks to enjoy treats, eats, drinks and all kinds of th [Read More]
Béla Fleck Will Make 8th Eisenhower Appearance, This Time with Hussain, Meyer and Chaurasia Béla Fleck Will Make 8th Eisenhower Appearance, This Time with Hussain, Meyer and Chaurasia
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - John Mark Rafacz, Town&Gown
Three masterful instrumentalists and the leading virtuosos on their respective instruments, Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, and Edgar Meyer move with ease among the spheres of classical, bluegrass, jazz, and world music. [Read More]
PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
PostSecret founder Frank Warren will speak at Penn State on Nov. 27 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. [Read More]
WPSU to Celebrate New Production on Local Musicians with Live Performances, Advanced Screening WPSU to Celebrate New Production on Local Musicians with Live Performances, Advanced Screening
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
WPSU will celebrate the release of its new production Metronome from the Attic on Tuesday at the State Theatre with an advanced screening and live performances by two State College bands featured in the series. [Read More]
Alabama Bringing 50th Anniversary Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Alabama Bringing 50th Anniversary Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The first ever country act to play at the Bryce Jordan Center is returning to the University Park arena in 2019. [Read More]
PA Military Museum Preserves, Honors Contributions of State’s Service Members PA Military Museum Preserves, Honors Contributions of State’s Service Members
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jason Klose, Town&Gown
Visitors to the Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg are greeted with huge BB-38s, the two-gun barrels of the USS Pennsylvania. Adjacent to that is Abigail, a Sherman tank, which sits in “Hurtgen Forest,” one of its two history-based forests. [Read More]
Helping Hands Helping Hands
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Holly Riddle, Town&Gown
Care packages from A Soldier’s Hands let service members know ‘they matter.’ [Read More]
Pennsylvania Military Museum Temporary Exhibits Include Sayers’ Medal of Honor Pennsylvania Military Museum Temporary Exhibits Include Sayers’ Medal of Honor
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to The Gazette
The Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Avenue in Boalsburg, currently is featuring several temporary exhibits in the museum gallery, including one focused on the Medal of Honor. [Read More]
Penn State’s Offense Pays its IOU & Proves Possession is 9/10th of the Law
Column
Penn State’s Offense Pays its IOU & Proves Possession is 9/10th of the Law
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State had its first- and third-longest scoring drives of 2018, and held onto the ball longer than any other game this season to limit Wisconsin to just 57 plays on the Nittany Lions’ way to a 22-10 victory in Beaver Stadium. [Read More]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the most part the vast majority of non conference games offer little in the way of significant results. Teams win gams they should, have toss-up meetings against like opponents and then everyone moves on to conference play. But you can still learn from those games. [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
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won. That's good news for fans and coaches, and even better news for a few key stats we've been following the past several weeks as the Nittany Lions round the turn into the final two games of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota announced Monday that Penn State Deputy Director of Athletics Phil Esten has been named its director of athletics. Esten is a 1995 St. Thomas alumnus who played baseball for the NCAA Division III Tommies. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey is back in the top 5 for the first time since 2017 as the Nittany Lions moved up three spots in this week’s USCHO poll. [Read More]
Penn State-Maryland Slated for Mid-Afternoon Kickoff Penn State-Maryland Slated for Mid-Afternoon Kickoff
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
Kickoff time and television network are set for Penn State's regular season finale against Maryland on Nov. 24 at Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Windsor Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Penn State Football: Windsor Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State junior defensive tackle Robert Windsor was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Monday for the first time in his career after his standout performance in the Nittany Lions' win against Wisconsin. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens is (Still) an Enigma
Column
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens is (Still) an Enigma
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It’s been 75 games — and counting — since Penn State's starting quarterback was not named Christian Hackenberg or Trace McSorley. Is Tommy Stevens next in Lion? [Read More]
Lady Lions Fall to No. 24 Cal Lady Lions Fall to No. 24 Cal
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (1-1) hung around with No. 24 California for most of the game, but a late third quarter surge pushed the 2018 NCAA Tournament participants to a 75-58 win in the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Pins Seven, Beats Kent State 52-3 Penn State Wrestling Pins Seven, Beats Kent State 52-3
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling kicked off its season and three-time national title defense in the most fitting way possible. The Nittany Lions rolled over the Kent State Golden Flashes with seven pins and two technical falls en route to a 52-3 win. [Read More]
Penn State Football Climbs Five Spots in New AP Top 25 Penn State Football Climbs Five Spots in New AP Top 25
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
The Nittany Lions moved up in the AP and Coaches polls after smothering Wisconsin, 22-10, on Saturday. [Read More]

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PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week PostSecret Founder to Speak at Penn State for Mental Health Awareness Week
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
PostSecret founder Frank Warren will speak at Penn State on Nov. 27 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Take Care Of Jacksonville State 76-61
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
For the most part the vast majority of non conference games offer little in the way of significant results. Teams win gams they should, have toss-up meetings against like opponents and then everyone moves on to conference play. But you can still learn from those games. [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
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won. That's good news for fans and coaches, and even better news for a few key stats we've been following the past several weeks as the Nittany Lions round the turn into the final two games of the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas Penn State Deputy Director Phil Esten Named Director Of Athletics At University of St. Thomas
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The University of St. Thomas in Minnesota announced Monday that Penn State Deputy Director of Athletics Phil Esten has been named its director of athletics. Esten is a 1995 St. Thomas alumnus who played baseball for the NCAA Division III Tommies. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions No. 5 In Latest USCHO Poll
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State men’s hockey is back in the top 5 for the first time since 2017 as the Nittany Lions moved up three spots in this week’s USCHO poll. [Read More]
THON Cancels Fundraising Requiring Out-of-Town Travel THON Cancels Fundraising Requiring Out-of-Town Travel
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
THON announced on Friday that it has decided to cancel all fundraising activities that require out-of-town travel, such as canvassing trips, for the remainder of the 2019 event’s fundraising campaign. [Read More]
Alabama Bringing 50th Anniversary Tour to Bryce Jordan Center Alabama Bringing 50th Anniversary Tour to Bryce Jordan Center
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The first ever country act to play at the Bryce Jordan Center is returning to the University Park arena in 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens is (Still) an Enigma
Column
Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens is (Still) an Enigma
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
It’s been 75 games — and counting — since Penn State's starting quarterback was not named Christian Hackenberg or Trace McSorley. Is Tommy Stevens next in Lion? [Read More]
Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 22-10 Penn State Football: Handing Out The Grades As Nittany Lions Beat Wisconsin 22-10
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Hey Penn State won and looked pretty good doing it. Now at 7-3 the Nittany Lions will face Rutgers and Maryland in the season's final weeks before a bowl break and a trip to somewhere warmer than State College. [Read More]
Penn State’s Offense Pays its IOU & Proves Possession is 9/10th of the Law
Column
Penn State’s Offense Pays its IOU & Proves Possession is 9/10th of the Law
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Penn State had its first- and third-longest scoring drives of 2018, and held onto the ball longer than any other game this season to limit Wisconsin to just 57 plays on the Nittany Lions’ way to a 22-10 victory in Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
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Russell Frank

The New Abnormal

With fires, hurricanes, political corruption and gun violence, the only thing new is the increase in frequency and intensity.

Joe Battista

To Live a Hall of Fame Life

A lot of life events happened over the past week that made me stop and reflect a bit about my own journey. It gave me a chance to step back, and take stock on whether I am living the type of life I had always hoped. A chance to think about what’s next, and how to go from what appears to be a succe

Penn State Football: Tommy Stevens is (Still) an EnigmaMike Poorman

It’s been 75 games — and counting — since Penn State's starting quarterback was not named Christian Hackenberg or Trace McSorley. Is Tommy Stevens next in Lion?

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