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Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska

Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Nebraska

- Ben Jones

Penn State is set to host Nebraska in Beaver Stadium this weekend for the first time since 2011 with a undefeated home record on the line for the Nittany Lions and potentially the job of Nebraska head coach Mike Riley for the Huskers.


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Alleged Drug Money Dispute Leads to Robbery, Assault Charges Alleged Drug Money Dispute Leads to Robbery, Assault Charges
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Three Penn State students are facing robbery, burglary, assault and other charges after an altercation on Thursday that reportedly stemmed from a dispute over drug money. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 21. The 2017 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7 on ESPN. [Read More]
Four Charged in Menorah Theft Four Charged in Menorah Theft
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton, James Turchick
Four Penn State students have been charged for allegedly stealing and damaging a menorah that was in front of a State College rabbi's home. [Read More]
State College, Bellefonte Football to Begin PIAA Play State College, Bellefonte Football to Begin PIAA Play
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
It’s off to the PIAA State Football Tournament for the Bellefonte and State College football teams after both came through with big wins on Nov. 10. [Read More]
Suspects Identified but Not Yet Named in Stolen Menorah Case Suspects Identified but Not Yet Named in Stolen Menorah Case
14 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, James Turchick
State College Police have identified suspects in the theft of a decorative menorah, which was found damaged in front of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity the morning of Oct. 28, according to police. [Read More]
Family Places Wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns in Memory of Missing State College Marine Family Places Wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns in Memory of Missing State College Marine
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The family of a U.S. Marine from State College who was declared Missing in Action from the Vietnam War placed a wreath in his memory at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery during a ceremony on Thursday. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans are asked to make note of parking lot closures and to follow the below directions if their normal lot is closed. [Read More]
Former Art Director for Prince to Share Photos, Stories of Late Musician Former Art Director for Prince to Share Photos, Stories of Late Musician
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
At 3 p.m. on Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 365 Benner Pike, Parke will share some of those photos and the stories behind them at a presentation and signing of his recently-released book, Picturing Prince: An Intimate Portrait. [Read More]
Police Investigating Theft of Truck from Dealership Police Investigating Theft of Truck from Dealership
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Ferguson Township Police are investigating the theft of a pickup truck from a car dealership. [Read More]
State College Police Offer Reward for Information About Assault on Officer State College Police Offer Reward for Information About Assault on Officer
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State College Police Department is offering a monetary award for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who attacked a police officer last weekend. [Read More]

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Family Places Wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns in Memory of Missing State College Marine Family Places Wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns in Memory of Missing State College Marine
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The family of a U.S. Marine from State College who was declared Missing in Action from the Vietnam War placed a wreath in his memory at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery during a ceremony on Thursday. [Read More]
Former Art Director for Prince to Share Photos, Stories of Late Musician Former Art Director for Prince to Share Photos, Stories of Late Musician
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
At 3 p.m. on Saturday at Barnes & Noble, 365 Benner Pike, Parke will share some of those photos and the stories behind them at a presentation and signing of his recently-released book, Picturing Prince: An Intimate Portrait. [Read More]
Paw Prints, Rotten Tomatoes and Other Memories of State High vs. Bellefonte
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Paw Prints, Rotten Tomatoes and Other Memories of State High vs. Bellefonte
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Although the ending of the State College-Bellefonte football rivalry was unavoidable, it was also tragic. Gone were all the formal traditions that had developed between 1890 and 1999 — the pep rallies, bonfires and parades. Also gone were the mischievous capers that stemmed from Centre County’s [Read More]
Toll Brothers Informs Penn State of Interest in Alternative Site for Student Housing Development Toll Brothers Informs Penn State of Interest in Alternative Site for Student Housing Development
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Toll Brothers has informed Penn State of its interest in purchasing an alternative site to build a proposed luxury student housing development, instead of the planned site off Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township where concerns have been raised about potential effects on source water. [Read More]
State College Businesses Donate Nearly $7,000 to Penn State Military Student Fund State College Businesses Donate Nearly $7,000 to Penn State Military Student Fund
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
As part of the Veterans Tailgate, which was the culmination of Military Appreciation Week activities on the Penn State campus and in State College, representatives from downtown businesses presented Penn State President Eric Barron with a donation of $6,778 for the Military Student Fund. [Read More]
Downtown Tree Lighting Set for Thursday Downtown Tree Lighting Set for Thursday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A celebration in downtown State College on Thursday will culminate in the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at the Allen Street gates. [Read More]
Date Set for 2018 NYPL All-Star Game at Medlar Field Date Set for 2018 NYPL All-Star Game at Medlar Field
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The State College Spikes released their 2018 schedule on Tuesday, including the date for the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star Game to be held at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. [Read More]
Pennsylvania Military Museum Director's Career Comes Full Circle Pennsylvania Military Museum Director's Career Comes Full Circle
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
When Tyler Gum was a boy growing up in nearby Lewistown, he made many trips to Boalsburg, where he loved to climb on the tanks on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum and 28th Division Shrine. Little did he imagine that some day he would be the museum director, responsible for overseeing [Read More]
Fetterolf’s Barber Shop: A History of Hair, Football and Family Values Fetterolf’s Barber Shop: A History of Hair, Football and Family Values
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Claire Fountas
“It’s all about having the opportunity to meet people from different walks of life. In a town like this, you really do get to know everybody.” [Read More]
Professor's Film Aims to Generate Awareness of Sex Trafficking
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Professor's Film Aims to Generate Awareness of Sex Trafficking
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Filmmaker and Penn State assistant professor of communications Pearl Gluck conducted two years of investigation and research into domestic sex trafficking before creating the fictionalized narrative of the film The Turn Out. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 21. The 2017 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7 on ESPN. [Read More]
State College, Bellefonte Football to Begin PIAA Play State College, Bellefonte Football to Begin PIAA Play
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
It’s off to the PIAA State Football Tournament for the Bellefonte and State College football teams after both came through with big wins on Nov. 10. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans are asked to make note of parking lot closures and to follow the below directions if their normal lot is closed. [Read More]
Penn State Men's Soccer Coach Warming Retires After 40-Year Career Penn State Men's Soccer Coach Warming Retires After 40-Year Career
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Penn State men's soccer coach Bob Warming is retiring after a 40-year career, including the last eight seasons leading the Nittany Lion program. [Read More]
Lady Lions Pick Up Road Win at Marshall Lady Lions Pick Up Road Win at Marshall
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Paolizzi
Led by freshman Kamaria McDaniel's 20 points off the bench, the Lady Lions got their first road win of the season and improved to 3-0. [Read More]
Paw Prints, Rotten Tomatoes and Other Memories of State High vs. Bellefonte
Column
Paw Prints, Rotten Tomatoes and Other Memories of State High vs. Bellefonte
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Although the ending of the State College-Bellefonte football rivalry was unavoidable, it was also tragic. Gone were all the formal traditions that had developed between 1890 and 1999 — the pep rallies, bonfires and parades. Also gone were the mischievous capers that stemmed from Centre County’s [Read More]
Hyperactive Heisman Campaigns Hype QBs
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Hyperactive Heisman Campaigns Hype QBs
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
Between the College Football Playoff rankings, the Heisman campaign and the rebirth of the Miami Hurricanes, this season’s hype may be more active than it has been in several seasons. For now let’s focus on the Heisman Trophy by reading the criteria stated right on the award itself. [Read More]
Penn State Women's Volleyball Wins 16th in a Row Penn State Women's Volleyball Wins 16th in a Row
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Navin Zachariah
No. 1 Penn State women’s volleyball continued its winning ways on Wednesday night, defeating Indiana in straight sets at Rec Hall. The Nittany Lions cruised 25-21, 25-16, 25-16. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame bumps and bruises, a feisty Montana team and a bad night at the free throw line to win 70-57 and improve to 3-0 on the year Wednesday night. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in his room Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki had a notebook. Pages of open space to collect thoughts, write down reminders. It could have been used for anything, it could have been used for nothing, just taking up space. [Read More]

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Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist Penn State Football: Barkley Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
4 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 21. The 2017 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 7 on ESPN. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend Penn State Football: Weather To Close Certain Lots This Weekend
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Fans are asked to make note of parking lot closures and to follow the below directions if their normal lot is closed. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57 Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Overcome Bumps And Bruises To Win 70-57
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State overcame bumps and bruises, a feisty Montana team and a bad night at the free throw line to win 70-57 and improve to 3-0 on the year Wednesday night. [Read More]
Toll Brothers Informs Penn State of Interest in Alternative Site for Student Housing Development Toll Brothers Informs Penn State of Interest in Alternative Site for Student Housing Development
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Toll Brothers has informed Penn State of its interest in purchasing an alternative site to build a proposed luxury student housing development, instead of the planned site off Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township where concerns have been raised about potential effects on source water. [Read More]
State College Businesses Donate Nearly $7,000 to Penn State Military Student Fund State College Businesses Donate Nearly $7,000 to Penn State Military Student Fund
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
As part of the Veterans Tailgate, which was the culmination of Military Appreciation Week activities on the Penn State campus and in State College, representatives from downtown businesses presented Penn State President Eric Barron with a donation of $6,778 for the Military Student Fund. [Read More]
Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life Penn State Football: From A Notebook To Reality, Gesicki Makes Words Come To Life
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Somewhere in his room Penn State tight end Mike Gesicki had a notebook. Pages of open space to collect thoughts, write down reminders. It could have been used for anything, it could have been used for nothing, just taking up space. [Read More]
Penn State Counterclaims Dismissed in Spanier Lawsuit Penn State Counterclaims Dismissed in Spanier Lawsuit
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State's breach of contract claims against former university President Graham Spanier have been dismissed. [Read More]
Professor's Film Aims to Generate Awareness of Sex Trafficking
Video
Professor's Film Aims to Generate Awareness of Sex Trafficking
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Filmmaker and Penn State assistant professor of communications Pearl Gluck conducted two years of investigation and research into domestic sex trafficking before creating the fictionalized narrative of the film The Turn Out. [Read More]
What Happened in the Beta Theta Pi Basement the Night of Timothy Piazza's Fatal Injuries What Happened in the Beta Theta Pi Basement the Night of Timothy Piazza's Fatal Injuries
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Now that the FBI has recovered previously deleted footage of the basement of the fraternity house, we now know more details of what happened on that level of the house on the night of Feb. 2 and morning of Feb. 3. The details of evidence from the basement cameras are explained in criminal complaints [Read More]
Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist Penn State Football: McSorley Golden Arm Finalist
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley is among the five finalists for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, which is presented to the nation’s top quarterback. [Read More]
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Bill Horlacher

Paw Prints, Rotten Tomatoes and Other Memories of State High vs. Bellefonte

Although the ending of the State College-Bellefonte football rivalry was unavoidable, it was also tragic. Gone were all the formal traditions that had developed between 1890 and 1999 — the pep rallies, bonfires and parades. Also gone were the mischievous capers that stemmed from Centre County’s

Jay Paterno

Hyperactive Heisman Campaigns Hype QBs

Between the College Football Playoff rankings, the Heisman campaign and the rebirth of the Miami Hurricanes, this season’s hype may be more active than it has been in several seasons. For now let’s focus on the Heisman Trophy by reading the criteria stated right on the award itself.

We Could Be Swinging on a StarRussell Frank

The only sensible conclusion I can draw from my daily perusal of the news is that we humans are a sorry lot.

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