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Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour

Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour

- Ben Jones

Penn State fans are already set to meet James Franklin and several other head coaches across Penn State athletics, but now they'll have a chance to hear from all of Franklin's assistants. In total, Franklin will be joined by nine head coaches and nine assistant coaches by the end of Penn State's


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Blitz
It was the first time at the competition that a team had won three consecutive championships. The team earned 9.615 points in the eight-team finals, beating out the University of Louisville by a mere .049 points. [Read More]
Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
With the 21st overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected standout Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas. She was projected as high as a late first round pick in some mock drafts, but Lucas fell to the middle of the second round on Monday night. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The Jewish community in State College is celebrating Passover this week, the most widely celebrated holiday among Jews in America, which began Monday night. [Read More]
Tax Deadline Triggers Last-Minute Filing Rush Tax Deadline Triggers Last-Minute Filing Rush
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
"We take one at a time," says Sharon Yearich, lead sales associate at the State College Post Office on East Calder Way. "You can't get flustered. You just have to move swiftly, and get everything done as best as you can." [Read More]
State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Tuesday, April 15 State College, Penn State Noon News & Features: Tuesday, April 15
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax Day
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April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax Day
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
April 15th is a bummer because of the IRS but it's also a day to observe some notable milestones. Among the most significant events in the history of sports was the day Robinson broke the color barrier in America's pastime and suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers -- and that's not all. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten East Division clash between Penn State and Ohio State will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be meeting in prime time for the sixth time in the past 10 seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ’13, ‘14). [Read More]
New CVS to Open, Older Store to Close
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New CVS to Open, Older Store to Close
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Crews are demolishing the old Blockbuster building this week. "Our new location will be more convenient and accessible to our State College customers," says CVS Spokesman Mike DeAngelis. [Read More]

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Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
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Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
More than 4,000 people took part in the 5th annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run/Walk to benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Former Penn State Assistant Coach Tom Bradley was given a Community Hero Award. Penn State Football great Franco Harris served as official starter. [Read More]
State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports State College Native Melanie Collins Making a Splash in Sports
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Collins, born and bred in State College has become a fixture in sports broadcasting, covering everything from NBA All-Star games to Super Bowls. Recalling the Olympics, Collins says, "I didn't have a ticket to the USA-Russia game and I snuck my way into the arena. I'm not going to say how." [Read More]
Mount Nittany Conservancy Names Ben Novak 'Friend of the Mountain' Mount Nittany Conservancy Names Ben Novak 'Friend of the Mountain'
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Harry Zimbler
"Ben is a unique individual with a wonderful view of the world," Hook says. "Anything is possible if you are willing to make it happen. The board selected Ben for the honor because he was the driving force behind the creation of the Mount Nittany Conservancy." [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Xavier is an adorable 5-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who loves to be held. He's good with older children and other dogs, but it's not clear whether he would be good with cats. [Read More]
'Godspell' Gets a Makeover 'Godspell' Gets a Makeover
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
"Godspell," the groovy, rockin' musical that lit up the early '70s gets a fresh look this week, thanks to Cavalry Baptist Church, the State Theatre and director Jonathan Hetler. [Read More]
Sprucing Up Penn State's Presidential Residence
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Sprucing Up Penn State's Presidential Residence
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Work crews have spent weeks making sure that Schreyer House is ready for its next occupants. Eric Barron, Penn State's new president, and his wife will be moving in soon. The Centre County Report takes us inside for a look at the renovations. [Read More]
Jay Paterno Pens Book, Shares Lessons Learned From His Dad Jay Paterno Pens Book, Shares Lessons Learned From His Dad
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"I think people will be surprised by some of his reasoning behind how he handled certain things with team discipline. There will be some people who will be surprised as to how patient he was but also much he enjoyed his job." [Read More]
Franco Harris to Lead Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
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Franco Harris to Lead Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Janki Patel
A Blue White Weekend tradition, proceeds from the run will benefit the 2014 Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games set to take place in June at Penn State. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice Penn State Football: Ficken Enjoying Added Pressure In Practice
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"Coach Huff is a great coach and great guy," Ficken said of special team's coach Charles Huff. "He knows a little bit more about kicking than the previous staff did. He's really enthusiastic about special teams. That was one area where we were kind of deficient the past season, and he's brough [Read More]
Relay For Life Raises $111,790.13 Relay For Life Raises $111,790.13
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Anna Ungar
“All I can say is that I am so incredibly proud of the Overall Committee and Captains that have made this weekend possible,” said Overall Chairperson Courtney Zeuner. “We represent everything that this organization stands for.” [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
With the 21st overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected standout Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas. She was projected as high as a late first round pick in some mock drafts, but Lucas fell to the middle of the second round on Monday night. [Read More]
State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover State College, Penn State Jewish Communities Celebrate Passover
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The Jewish community in State College is celebrating Passover this week, the most widely celebrated holiday among Jews in America, which began Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten East Division clash between Penn State and Ohio State will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be meeting in prime time for the sixth time in the past 10 seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ’13, ‘14). [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might have missed these five performances this past Saturday at the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers and his staff bounced back from the transfer of freshman guard Graham Woodward with the addition of junior college transfer guard Devin Foster this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Longer a Stand-up, Zettel is Still Funny
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Penn State Football: No Longer a Stand-up, Zettel is Still Funny
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
As much as Penn State's newest defensive tackle loves the sport, he is quietly delighted when someone’s being played. He’s one of those people who literally is his name – definitely more Zettel than Anthony. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring Penn State Football: Evaluation The Key Following Conclusion Of The Spring
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"And then after that, we are going to work on dominating the states (with an S) and getting out wherever we have to go first regionally, then nationally so that we can find as many really, really good football players and people and students that can come here and make a positive impact on this com [Read More]
Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment Penn State Football: Recruiting Class Ranked Best In The Nation Following McLean Commitment
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Following the commitment of Adam McLean on Saturday morning, James Franklin and his staff finally hit the top spot with the Nittany Lions' 2015 recruiting class currently ranked the best in the nation by Scout.com, Rivals.com, and the 247 Network. [Read More]

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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over cyberspace. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"He's a quiet leader," Shoop said. "He's not the most vocal guy and I think Deion has been beat up a little bit. He's the Big Ten Rookie of The Year two years ago and I keep hearing people say to me that he didn't have as good of a year last year and things like th [Read More]
Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship Penn State Lionettes Win Third Consecutive National Championship
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Katie Blitz
It was the first time at the competition that a team had won three consecutive championships. The team earned 9.615 points in the eight-team finals, beating out the University of Louisville by a mere .049 points. [Read More]
Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury Lady Lions Hoops: Maggie Lucas Drafted By The WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Zach Berger
With the 21st overall pick in the WNBA Draft, the Phoenix Mercury selected standout Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas. She was projected as high as a late first round pick in some mock drafts, but Lucas fell to the middle of the second round on Monday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick Penn State Football: Nittany Lions' Clash With Buckeyes Set For 8 PM Kick
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The Big Ten East Division clash between Penn State and Ohio State will kick at 8 p.m. and air on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2. The Nittany Lions and Buckeyes will be meeting in prime time for the sixth time in the past 10 seasons (2005, ’07, ’08, ’12, ’13, ‘14). [Read More]
Paterno Family Asks Judge to Force NCAA to Release Documents Paterno Family Asks Judge to Force NCAA to Release Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The plaintiffs say the NCAA has produced documents in at most four of the 30 instances in which documents have been requested. They contend that Emmert and Ray have not produced any documents. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed Penn State Football: Five Blue White Game Performances You Missed
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might have missed these five performances this past Saturday at the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
For the Future Campaign Raises $2.158 Billion For the Future Campaign Raises $2.158 Billion
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ali Fogarty
These donations came from more than 603,000 donors, including 167,500 alumni. According to Penn State News, this is believed to be the largest contributing alumni group in the nation. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Devin Foster Tabs Nittany Lions
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Pat Chambers and his staff bounced back from the transfer of freshman guard Graham Woodward with the addition of junior college transfer guard Devin Foster this weekend. [Read More]
Penn State Football: No Longer a Stand-up, Zettel is Still Funny
Column
Penn State Football: No Longer a Stand-up, Zettel is Still Funny
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
As much as Penn State's newest defensive tackle loves the sport, he is quietly delighted when someone’s being played. He’s one of those people who literally is his name – definitely more Zettel than Anthony. [Read More]
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Jeff Byers

April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax Day

April 15th is a bummer because of the IRS but it's also a day to observe some notable milestones. Among the most significant events in the history of sports was the day Robinson broke the color barrier in America's pastime and suited up for the Brooklyn Dodgers -- and that's not all.

Patty Kleban

I Wish the World Didn't Need so Many Heroes

In our work places. In our high schools. In our neighborhoods. What is happening in our culture that is causing the need for so many heroes? Why are people so disengaged? Are we becoming somehow more numb to the feelings of others?

Penn State Football: No Longer a Stand-up, Zettel is Still FunnyMike Poorman

As much as Penn State's newest defensive tackle loves the sport, he is quietly delighted when someone’s being played. He’s one of those people who literally is his name – definitely more Zettel than Anthony.

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