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Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers

Penn State Football: Five Things To Watch As The Nittany Lions Face Rutgers

- Ben Jones

Ah yes, Rutgers is here and Penn State is headed to New Jersey for its second to last regular season game of the year. With the Scarlet Knights and Maryland on the docket, it's a good chance for the Nittany Lions to pick up two wins as they can eye a 10-win season for a third straight year.


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Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County schools are getting some time off again on Friday after a winter storm dumped snow and ice on the area. [Read More]
State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Two Centre County teams advanced to the PIAA first round, with State College headed to the 6A playoffs and Bald Eagle Area moving on to the 3A playoffs. [Read More]
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
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Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Rob Schmidt
Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Snow Emergencies Declared; Portion of Route 322 Closed Snow Emergencies Declared; Portion of Route 322 Closed
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
As a winter storm brought heavier-than-expected snow to the area, PennDOT closed one Centre County highway and Centre Region municipalities declared snow emergencies. [Read More]
Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials on Thursday officially opened the doors to a new building at Innovation Park that will be home to its new Carbon Science Centre of Excellence (CoE) research and development facility. [Read More]
Speed Limits Reduced, Crashes Reported as Winter Storm Hits Central Pa. Speed Limits Reduced, Crashes Reported as Winter Storm Hits Central Pa.
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
PennDOT has reduced speed limits on several highways and closed a portion of one road in Centre County on Thursday as a winter storm covered roads with snow and ice. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State men’s basketball officially signed four recruits on Wednesday as part of the early signing period for college basketball. [Read More]
Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (2-1) rebounded from another slow start to cruise to victory over Fordham, 72-55, Wednesday night in the Bronx. [Read More]

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Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday Centre County Schools Closed, Penn State Cancels Classes on Friday
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Centre County schools are getting some time off again on Friday after a winter storm dumped snow and ice on the area. [Read More]
Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
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Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Rob Schmidt
Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event. [Read More]
Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials on Thursday officially opened the doors to a new building at Innovation Park that will be home to its new Carbon Science Centre of Excellence (CoE) research and development facility. [Read More]
Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has canceled classes and activities for Thursday afternoon and evening at University Park as the first winter storm of the season moves closer to the region. [Read More]
Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back Local Credit Card Processor Helps Merchants Give Back
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Karen Walker
A local startup company is offering businesses a way to actually feel good about paying those inescapable credit card processing fees. Giv Local has developed a socially responsible credit card processing model that donates 20 percent of transactional fees to a local charity of the merchant’s choi [Read More]
School Psychologists Help Students Unlock Potential
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School Psychologists Help Students Unlock Potential
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jessica Dirsmith
A primary goal in education is to ensure that by the time students graduate from high school, they possess the academic, social and daily life skills that are necessary to thrive in today’s competitive global market. Recent legislative and executive acts and commissions have emphasized the importa [Read More]
Centre1st Bank to Open First Branch in State College Centre1st Bank to Open First Branch in State College
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A new bank “created by and for Central Pennsylvanians” will open its first full-service branch in State College by early 2019. [Read More]
Winter Storm Warning Issued with Snow and Ice on the Way Winter Storm Warning Issued with Snow and Ice on the Way
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Centre County from Thursday morning through Friday morning as the area is expected to see its first snow accumulation of the season. [Read More]
Cycling for a Cure
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Cycling for a Cure
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State student Michael Healy took THON fundraising into his own hands — and onto his bike — for one final ride of his senior year. [Read More]
To Live a Hall of Fame Life
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To Live a Hall of Fame Life
4 days 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]

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State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs State College, BEA Set for PIAA Playoffs
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Two Centre County teams advanced to the PIAA first round, with State College headed to the 6A playoffs and Bald Eagle Area moving on to the 3A playoffs. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Sign 4 Recruits
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Penn State men’s basketball officially signed four recruits on Wednesday as part of the early signing period for college basketball. [Read More]
Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham Lady Lions Pull Away Late for Road Win at Fordham
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (2-1) rebounded from another slow start to cruise to victory over Fordham, 72-55, Wednesday night in the Bronx. [Read More]
Penn State to Enter Multiple Wrestlers at Contested Weight Classes in Keystone Classic Penn State to Enter Multiple Wrestlers at Contested Weight Classes in Keystone Classic
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Penn State wrestling is expected to enter 20 wrestlers in the Keystone Classic on Sunday, according to a release from the team with its lineup. The early season tournament, which Penn hosts at the Palestra every November, has become a useful tool for head coach Cael Sanderson in sorting a team that [Read More]
The UCF Playoff Course Can Be Found in Happy Valley History
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The UCF Playoff Course Can Be Found in Happy Valley History
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
If remaining undefeated and winning 21 straight games isn’t enough, how can a non-Power 5 conference team ever hope to crash the playoff party? There is a road map of sorts here in Happy Valley’s history. [Read More]
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
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - 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. [Read More]
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
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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. [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
4 days 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]

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Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 72-70 To DePaul In Overtime
22 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
Despite closing down a 10-point deficit in the final four minutes of play, Penn State could muster just two point in overtime as DePaul held on to give the Nittany Lions their first loss of the season. [Read More]
Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park Cutting-Edge Carbon Science Center Opens at Innovation Park
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
U.K.-based Morgan Advanced Materials on Thursday officially opened the doors to a new building at Innovation Park that will be home to its new Carbon Science Centre of Excellence (CoE) research and development facility. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Can Start Resume Build Thursday Night
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Of all the good that came out of Penn State basketball's win over West Virginia, a lone negative remained. The game didn't count. [Read More]
Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm Penn State Dismissing Classes Early for Impending Winter Storm
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State has canceled classes and activities for Thursday afternoon and evening at University Park as the first winter storm of the season moves closer to the region. [Read More]
Cycling for a Cure
Video
Cycling for a Cure
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State student Michael Healy took THON fundraising into his own hands — and onto his bike — for one final ride of his senior year. [Read More]
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
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - 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. [Read More]
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
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
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. [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
4 days 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
4 days 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
4 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]
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Rob Schmidt

Shop, Dine and Celebrate in Downtown State College

Unique stores, diverse dining options and traditional holiday events make Downtown State College the place to be this holiday season — and it all kicks off Friday with the annual holiday tree lighting event.

Mike Poorman

Penn State: What Happened to James Franklin’s Rutgers, Rutgers, Rutgers?

For the second consecutive week, James Franklin did not Tweet out his upcoming opponent in repetitive fashion. Where is the Penn State head coach’s weekly Opponent Tweet Repeat — is it MIA or RIP?

The UCF Playoff Course Can Be Found in Happy Valley HistoryJay Paterno

If remaining undefeated and winning 21 straight games isn’t enough, how can a non-Power 5 conference team ever hope to crash the playoff party? There is a road map of sorts here in Happy Valley’s history.

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