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Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan

Penn State Football: Hackenberg Living Up To The Hype In The Eyes Of Donovan

- Ben Jones

"He is everything you would hope he would be," Offensive coordinator John Donovan said after the Blue White game. "We always saw him at a distance, so the first time you meet with him and the first time you see him throw and the first time you interact with him and he keeps learning the offense m


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Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, April 17 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, April 17
4 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]
Eggs Aren't Just for Easter, But also Weight Control Eggs Aren't Just for Easter, But also Weight Control
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
On average, someone who includes eggs with a healthy breakfast consumes roughly 500 fewer calories in the day, Patterson says. "You feel full. You're not looking for that doughnut or whatever ... because you had a balanced breakfast." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Has Spring Sprung? Gardening Advice for Green Thumbs Has Spring Sprung? Gardening Advice for Green Thumbs
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Connie Cousins
Gardeners are longing to dig in the dirt and plant something. There are balled trees and shrubs outside the nurseries and bag after bag of mulch, topsoil, and fertilizer stacked and waiting for eager gardeners. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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 [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
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]
Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? [Read More]
Easter Season is Busiest Time of Year for Candy Shop Easter Season is Busiest Time of Year for Candy Shop
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
From traditional chocolate bunnies to stuffed animals, like a chick and rabbit, the shop features many of the usual Easter treats. The most popular item, Morrison says, is the peanut butter egg – which comes in just a one-ounce size all the way up to three-pounds. [Read More]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
1 day 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]

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Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical Husband-And-Wife Filmmaking Team Premieres 60's Comedy Sci-Fi Musical
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - C.J. Doon
What happens when a chimpanzee accidentally launches some 1960s British pop rockers into space, forcing the group to become intergalactic diplomats on a planet full of women? [Read More]
Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
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Thousands Take Part in Special Olympics Run at Beaver Stadium
4 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'
5 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
6 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
6 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]

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Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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 [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
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]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 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]

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Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend Penn State Football: Franklin Answering Meyer's Challenge, Already Setting Stage For Marquee Weekend
10 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We do need to as a conference, need to keep pushing that envelope to be better," said Meyer of Big Ten recruiting. "Our whole conversation [at the Big Ten coaches meeting] needs to be about 'how do we recruit?' [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour Penn State Football: Nine Assistants Set To Join Franklin During Caravan Tour
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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 [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, April., 16
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]
Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History Joe Paterno Voted Greatest Football Coach in Big Ten History
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Bill DiFilippo
Paterno — the No. 4 seed in the field — took down several legendary football coaches en route to being voted the winner in the ESPN B1G Coaches Tourney, where he bested longtime Nebraska coach and No. 3 seed Tom Osborne. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer Penn State Football: Barnes 'All In' Heading Into Summer
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 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
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
You might have missed these five performances this past Saturday at the annual Blue White game. [Read More]
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April 15 is Much, Much More Than Tax Day

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