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With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches

With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches

- Mike Poorman

James Franklin likes to say that over the summer, the Penn State football program is in the hands of the players. “We’re the only ones here in the first summer session," says defensive end Garrett Sickels (left). ”We’ll make sure it gets done.”


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‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
“I have no doubt that at the right time, as some of the legal issues have been sorted through…Penn State will honor not only Joe Paterno’s legacy but the Paterno family’s legacy,” Barbour told The Inquirer. “We’ll know when it’s time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning' Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning'
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The prevailing belief is that James Franklin enjoys recruiting. That he enjoys hitting the trail for long days and short nights. But Franklin isn't scouring the state for talent simply because he enjoys the thrill. [Read More]
Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
“Da’Quan is no longer with the team,” Franklin said to the Post-Gazette on Wednesday. “I keep my comments pretty limited on those things, but we wish him the best, but he’s no longer with the program." [Read More]
Candlight Vigil 'Shines a Light' on Mental Health Candlight Vigil 'Shines a Light' on Mental Health
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“One day I decided to cut my wrists with a razor, and that’s basically where my story starts.” A survivor of sexual abuse at a young age, Nevling struggled with self-harm and suicidal thoughts as she grew up in a combination of adoptive homes, psychiatric hospitals and group homes. [Read More]
Reflections of Loss Helps Us Gain Perspective
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Reflections of Loss Helps Us Gain Perspective
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
I have images of all of my children getting on the school bus, or getting home and running to hug me. The smiles are what I will hold dear. My hope is that they retain the small things I do for them, that I smile often enough and laugh enough. [Read More]
Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s important to keep everything in perspective,” Fisher says. “Memorial Day is a great celebration, but we must remember those who gave their lives in service of their country and those who are serving now. That’s what it’s all about.” [Read More]
Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
There's a lot going on that you and your family will want to know about. We've put together a list of events to help you make plans over the long holiday weekend. [Read More]
Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
This is the true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide — all before they were 30. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing for us is we want to be able to get five guys on the field that give us the best chance to win. he’s an older guy, he’s a mature guy, he’s a smart guy, that’s valuable alone. But, to me I look at him as a bonus." [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sara Civian
The council will be comprised of 25 members. “Penn State has passionate and loyal alumni, students, and fans and we want to engage them on a regular basis and get their feedback ..." says Brad Keen, the assistant athletic director for marketing. [Read More]

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‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
“I have no doubt that at the right time, as some of the legal issues have been sorted through…Penn State will honor not only Joe Paterno’s legacy but the Paterno family’s legacy,” Barbour told The Inquirer. “We’ll know when it’s time.” [Read More]
Candlight Vigil 'Shines a Light' on Mental Health Candlight Vigil 'Shines a Light' on Mental Health
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“One day I decided to cut my wrists with a razor, and that’s basically where my story starts.” A survivor of sexual abuse at a young age, Nevling struggled with self-harm and suicidal thoughts as she grew up in a combination of adoptive homes, psychiatric hospitals and group homes. [Read More]
Reflections of Loss Helps Us Gain Perspective
Column
Reflections of Loss Helps Us Gain Perspective
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
I have images of all of my children getting on the school bus, or getting home and running to hug me. The smiles are what I will hold dear. My hope is that they retain the small things I do for them, that I smile often enough and laugh enough. [Read More]
Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership Memorial Day Festival Promises Family Fun Under New Leadership
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“It’s important to keep everything in perspective,” Fisher says. “Memorial Day is a great celebration, but we must remember those who gave their lives in service of their country and those who are serving now. That’s what it’s all about.” [Read More]
Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events Memorial Day Weekend: Schedule of Events
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Evan Murach
There's a lot going on that you and your family will want to know about. We've put together a list of events to help you make plans over the long holiday weekend. [Read More]
Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
This is the true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide — all before they were 30. [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sara Civian
The council will be comprised of 25 members. “Penn State has passionate and loyal alumni, students, and fans and we want to engage them on a regular basis and get their feedback ..." says Brad Keen, the assistant athletic director for marketing. [Read More]
Recovered ... and on a Roll, State High's Jess Henderson Returns From Injury in Grand Style Recovered ... and on a Roll, State High's Jess Henderson Returns From Injury in Grand Style
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
There was a dribbler hit up the first base line and it was when I turned to throw the ball to first that I heard the pop. I planted and turned my body, but my foot stayed right where it was. Immediately, I was like, 'Throw the ball, Jess,' but I couldn't." [Read More]
Penn State Student Charged for Allegedly Streaking Through Park on Drugs Penn State Student Charged for Allegedly Streaking Through Park on Drugs
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
When officers arrived at the park, they say they found Austin Goewert, 22 of West Chester, "in a kneeling position...fully nude with his genitals exposed." Officers then reportedly covered Goewert with a blanket as he told officers he had "figured it all out" and that he "understood now." [Read More]
Freeh's Firm & Penn State Will Appeal Order to Produce Documents Freeh's Firm & Penn State Will Appeal Order to Produce Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State, who is a defendant in the lawsuit alongside the NCAA, also announced its intention to appeal the ruling on Tuesday. Both Pepper Hamilton and Penn State argue the documents in question are protected by the legal tools of attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine. [Read More]

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‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
“I have no doubt that at the right time, as some of the legal issues have been sorted through…Penn State will honor not only Joe Paterno’s legacy but the Paterno family’s legacy,” Barbour told The Inquirer. “We’ll know when it’s time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning' Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning'
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The prevailing belief is that James Franklin enjoys recruiting. That he enjoys hitting the trail for long days and short nights. But Franklin isn't scouring the state for talent simply because he enjoys the thrill. [Read More]
Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program Cornerback Da’Quan Davis No Longer With Penn State Program
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
“Da’Quan is no longer with the team,” Franklin said to the Post-Gazette on Wednesday. “I keep my comments pretty limited on those things, but we wish him the best, but he’s no longer with the program." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing for us is we want to be able to get five guys on the field that give us the best chance to win. he’s an older guy, he’s a mature guy, he’s a smart guy, that’s valuable alone. But, to me I look at him as a bonus." [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sara Civian
The council will be comprised of 25 members. “Penn State has passionate and loyal alumni, students, and fans and we want to engage them on a regular basis and get their feedback ..." says Brad Keen, the assistant athletic director for marketing. [Read More]
Recovered ... and on a Roll, State High's Jess Henderson Returns From Injury in Grand Style Recovered ... and on a Roll, State High's Jess Henderson Returns From Injury in Grand Style
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
There was a dribbler hit up the first base line and it was when I turned to throw the ball to first that I heard the pop. I planted and turned my body, but my foot stayed right where it was. Immediately, I was like, 'Throw the ball, Jess,' but I couldn't." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think he's a starter in this league," Chambers said. "But I think he can come off the bench and spell at (shooting guard) or (point guard)." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are high definition HDTV screens on the very top of the Stadium and decades old bathrooms in the lowest corners. The press box is as old as the football program. The wi-fi system is always a challenge. "It's pretty clear to me that we need to put together a plan to address a whole lot of iss [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And for Penn State football things are looking nice, but far from the real thing. That's something Franklin has quietly alluded to each time he acknowledges the program is still rebuilding. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Heads To Philly On Caravan And The City Is Finally Listening Penn State Basketball: Chambers Heads To Philly On Caravan And The City Is Finally Listening
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
That tune is slowly changing, and as coach Patrick Chambers hits the road for the final leg of Penn State's coaches caravan he will return to Philadelphia a familiar face. [Read More]

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‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Megan Fleming
“I have no doubt that at the right time, as some of the legal issues have been sorted through…Penn State will honor not only Joe Paterno’s legacy but the Paterno family’s legacy,” Barbour told The Inquirer. “We’ll know when it’s time.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning' Penn State Football: James Franklin Doesn't Enjoy Recruiting 'I Enjoy Winning'
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The prevailing belief is that James Franklin enjoys recruiting. That he enjoys hitting the trail for long days and short nights. But Franklin isn't scouring the state for talent simply because he enjoys the thrill. [Read More]
Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower Dates Announced for “Jersey Boys” at Eisenhower
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette
This is the true story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide — all before they were 30. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front Penn State Football: Reihner A Bonus For Growing Offensive Front
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"The most important thing for us is we want to be able to get five guys on the field that give us the best chance to win. he’s an older guy, he’s a mature guy, he’s a smart guy, that’s valuable alone. But, to me I look at him as a bonus." [Read More]
Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council Penn State Athletics Announces Nittany Lion Fan Council
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Sara Civian
The council will be comprised of 25 members. “Penn State has passionate and loyal alumni, students, and fans and we want to engage them on a regular basis and get their feedback ..." says Brad Keen, the assistant athletic director for marketing. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth Penn State Basketball:Despite Combine Snub, Newbill Not Without Opportunity To Prove His Worth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I don't think he's a starter in this league," Chambers said. "But I think he can come off the bench and spell at (shooting guard) or (point guard)." [Read More]
Freeh's Firm & Penn State Will Appeal Order to Produce Documents Freeh's Firm & Penn State Will Appeal Order to Produce Documents
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Penn State, who is a defendant in the lawsuit alongside the NCAA, also announced its intention to appeal the ruling on Tuesday. Both Pepper Hamilton and Penn State argue the documents in question are protected by the legal tools of attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements Penn State Football: Barbour Talks Beaver Stadium Improvements
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There are high definition HDTV screens on the very top of the Stadium and decades old bathrooms in the lowest corners. The press box is as old as the football program. The wi-fi system is always a challenge. "It's pretty clear to me that we need to put together a plan to address a whole lot of iss [Read More]
Fran Fisher Remembered With Tears and Laughter Fran Fisher Remembered With Tears and Laughter
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"A great voice has fallen silent," declared Jay Paterno as he took the pulpit. "...He's at the 15, he's at the 10, he's at the five, he's crossing the final goal line," Paterno said. "And I can still hear his voice saying, 'no flags, no flags, no flags.'" [Read More]
Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity Penn State Football: For Franklin, Quality Is As Important As Quantity
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
And for Penn State football things are looking nice, but far from the real thing. That's something Franklin has quietly alluded to each time he acknowledges the program is still rebuilding. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches

James Franklin likes to say that over the summer, the Penn State football program is in the hands of the players. “We’re the only ones here in the first summer session," says defensive end Garrett Sickels (left). ”We’ll make sure it gets done.”

Jay Paterno

Reflections of Loss Helps Us Gain Perspective

I have images of all of my children getting on the school bus, or getting home and running to hug me. The smiles are what I will hold dear. My hope is that they retain the small things I do for them, that I smile often enough and laugh enough.

Battle of the BambooRussell Frank

I'll be frank (so to speak): I don't like chainsaws. It mostly has to do with the fact that I am morbidly noise averse, though I also find it entirely too easy to picture a chainsaw separating me from various important body parts as easily as a knife goes through room-temperature butter.

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