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Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time

Penn State Football: Caravan Comes To A Close, And Probably Just In Time

- Ben Jones

If James Franklin, a man who thrives in front of the camera, is happy to shorten the tour before it ever starts, then that's a sign it has lasted just long enough.


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Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Schultz and Curley wanted to keep McQueary's legal team from seeing certain documents, including communication between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, and the lawyers who now represent the former administrators. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
Boalsburg Cemetery Still Recovering from Gravestone Vandalism, Repair Work Continues Boalsburg Cemetery Still Recovering from Gravestone Vandalism, Repair Work Continues
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The families of those who had their gravestones desecrated deserve closure in this case,” King says. “We hope that this anniversary prompts someone out there with some information to do the right thing.” [Read More]
Housing Development Protestors Confront Water Authority Housing Development Protestors Confront Water Authority
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You have influence, connections to various people in government, and the power to be much more critical throughout this process. Your ethical obligation is use your power in such a way as to represent the public’s wishes,” Azita Ranjbar told the board. [Read More]
Students Go Purple To Fight Epilepsy Students Go Purple To Fight Epilepsy
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It was very successful," student leader Ben Wheeler says. "Everyone wore purple and we sold a lot of purple shirts, sold a lot of purple Gatorade. The school looked like a giant festival of Barney. It was ridiculous." [Read More]
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
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With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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.” [Read More]
‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
1 day 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'
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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]

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Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Schultz and Curley wanted to keep McQueary's legal team from seeing certain documents, including communication between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, and the lawyers who now represent the former administrators. [Read More]
Boalsburg Cemetery Still Recovering from Gravestone Vandalism, Repair Work Continues Boalsburg Cemetery Still Recovering from Gravestone Vandalism, Repair Work Continues
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The families of those who had their gravestones desecrated deserve closure in this case,” King says. “We hope that this anniversary prompts someone out there with some information to do the right thing.” [Read More]
Housing Development Protestors Confront Water Authority Housing Development Protestors Confront Water Authority
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“You have influence, connections to various people in government, and the power to be much more critical throughout this process. Your ethical obligation is use your power in such a way as to represent the public’s wishes,” Azita Ranjbar told the board. [Read More]
Students Go Purple To Fight Epilepsy Students Go Purple To Fight Epilepsy
18 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Zach Berger
"It was very successful," student leader Ben Wheeler says. "Everyone wore purple and we sold a lot of purple shirts, sold a lot of purple Gatorade. The school looked like a giant festival of Barney. It was ridiculous." [Read More]
‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
2 days 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]

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Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
Column
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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.” [Read More]
‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
1 day 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'
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 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]

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Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit Judge Shoots Down Curley & Schultz Requests in McQueary Lawsuit
15 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Schultz and Curley wanted to keep McQueary's legal team from seeing certain documents, including communication between Penn State's former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin, and the lawyers who now represent the former administrators. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application Penn State Football: Franklin Sees Graduate Transfer Rule As Challenge, Barbour Critical Of Its Application
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We graduate so many players in three and a half years, that if they redshirt they've got another year left. So that's kind of one of the decisions we make, where is he going to be the most useful to us, as a fifth year redshirt senior or as a true freshman now." [Read More]
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
Column
With Only #107 Days ’til Temple Opener, Penn State's Players Are Also Coaches
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - 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.” [Read More]
‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno ‘We’ll Know When It’s Time': Barbour Talks Honoring Paterno
1 day 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'
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days 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
3 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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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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