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Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease

Penn State Athlete Scores in Battle Against Kidney Disease

- Centre County Report

Penn State tennis player Michael Reilly was knocked out of action by kidney disease but he's battling back, on and off the court. As the Centre County Report found out, Reilly is now looking to score points in two different ways -- by helping his team and helping others who have kidney disease.


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Thornburgh Calls on Penn State to Release Freeh Report Documents Thornburgh Calls on Penn State to Release Freeh Report Documents
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thornburgh's letter says the emails exposed an "embarrassing and indefensible decision-making process," adding that "Penn State has the answers, and its failure to disclose them only underscores the importance of learning what really happened." [Read More]
The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
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The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The passing of his mother, two TDs in the Blue-White Game, two knee surgeries, 16 carries vs. UMass, a transfer to Shippensburg. Cole Chiappialle: “The past year was a whirlwind... I had ups and downs, but it was definitely fun. It's something I’ll always remember. It’s how life goes.” [Read More]
Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Last week, former FBI director Louis Freeh requested that Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover preside over the lawsuit being brought by the former Penn State president in Centre County Court. However, Freeh has now withdrawn that request. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While there are plenty of players on both teams who are worth keeping an eye on, the Blue Team is made up of players who are expected to play a major role in Penn State's season in 2015. [Read More]
Centre Region Government Seeks Input on Bike Plan Centre Region Government Seeks Input on Bike Plan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“If we want to attract new businesses to the area, the younger workforce often wants these kinds of amenities,” Rito says. “And it’s not just that. Cycling cuts down on pollution and traffic, it’s good for your health. The benefits really run the gamut.” [Read More]
University of Maryland Wrestler Charged in Beaver Hill Assault University of Maryland Wrestler Charged in Beaver Hill Assault
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police say Alexander then grabbed the woman, pushed her into the wall, and began trying to kiss her. When she protested and turned her head away, Alexander reportedly told the victim "if you yell or try to get away, I'll kill you." [Read More]
A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jake Somerville
“I think this spring has just been my confidence in the entire scheme and getting the ball to guys and letting them go make plays rather than trying to make the play myself,” Hackenberg said. “I’m not a guy who’s going to go out and run around and extend the play with my legs necessarily f [Read More]
Man Charged with Rape of State College Woman Man Charged with Rape of State College Woman
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police say Ronald Cramer, 27, had sex with a woman against her will and forced her to perform oral sex on him. Police were informed of the incident after the victim reported the alleged rape to Mount Nittany Medical Center staff that night. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking full advantage of the large crowds and great weather on Blue White weekend, hosting several of the program's biggest recruiting targets. [Read More]
Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Matthew Swayne
In a survey, college students admitted to texting during funerals, in the shower, during sex and while using the toilet. "Whereas some people may deem this odd, most college students agree that eating and toilet texts are the new normal," the researcher says. [Read More]

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Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Last week, former FBI director Louis Freeh requested that Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover preside over the lawsuit being brought by the former Penn State president in Centre County Court. However, Freeh has now withdrawn that request. [Read More]
Centre Region Government Seeks Input on Bike Plan Centre Region Government Seeks Input on Bike Plan
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“If we want to attract new businesses to the area, the younger workforce often wants these kinds of amenities,” Rito says. “And it’s not just that. Cycling cuts down on pollution and traffic, it’s good for your health. The benefits really run the gamut.” [Read More]
University of Maryland Wrestler Charged in Beaver Hill Assault University of Maryland Wrestler Charged in Beaver Hill Assault
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police say Alexander then grabbed the woman, pushed her into the wall, and began trying to kiss her. When she protested and turned her head away, Alexander reportedly told the victim "if you yell or try to get away, I'll kill you." [Read More]
Man Charged with Rape of State College Woman Man Charged with Rape of State College Woman
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Police say Ronald Cramer, 27, had sex with a woman against her will and forced her to perform oral sex on him. Police were informed of the incident after the victim reported the alleged rape to Mount Nittany Medical Center staff that night. [Read More]
Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Matthew Swayne
In a survey, college students admitted to texting during funerals, in the shower, during sex and while using the toilet. "Whereas some people may deem this odd, most college students agree that eating and toilet texts are the new normal," the researcher says. [Read More]
Nursing Home Workers Protest for Higher Wages Nursing Home Workers Protest for Higher Wages
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“The healthcare industry is a profitable one, and nursing home jobs are largely paid for by tax dollars,” says Matt Yarnell, vice-president of the SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania union. “We’re basically subsidizing low-wage jobs.” [Read More]
Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
"It started last year and we are building a new par 3 that will be between No. 15 and existing No. 16, so that will be our new No. 16 hole, and our current No. 16 will be No. 17, and our current No. 17 will be the 18th hole," says Brennan. And that's not all ... by a long shot. [Read More]
Centre County Goes on the Attack, Accuses Judges of 'Destroying Appearance of Fairness' Centre County Goes on the Attack, Accuses Judges of 'Destroying Appearance of Fairness'
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"The appearance of a court as a fair and impartial entity is of the utmost importance to a democracy," Maierhofer writes in response to both Grine and Gillette-Walker's lawsuits. "How can one have this when the judges and district attorneys are communicating without restraint?" [Read More]
Tax Day is Crunch Time for Tax Payers, Preparers & Scammers Tax Day is Crunch Time for Tax Payers, Preparers & Scammers
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
It’s time to gather your W-2’s, find all those important receipts, file your taxes and hope the government owes you money and not the other way around. “Some of the people who come in owe money, know they owe money, and probably don’t want to hear us tell them they owe money." [Read More]
Gas Line Causes Traffic Delays on North Atherton Gas Line Causes Traffic Delays on North Atherton
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
PennDOT originally thought the road may have to stay closed until sometime Wednesday night, but Fannin says crews were able to move quickly to get traffic flowing again. She did not know how the gas line became damaged, and was unable to speculate on a possible cause. [Read More]

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The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
Column
The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The passing of his mother, two TDs in the Blue-White Game, two knee surgeries, 16 carries vs. UMass, a transfer to Shippensburg. Cole Chiappialle: “The past year was a whirlwind... I had ups and downs, but it was definitely fun. It's something I’ll always remember. It’s how life goes.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While there are plenty of players on both teams who are worth keeping an eye on, the Blue Team is made up of players who are expected to play a major role in Penn State's season in 2015. [Read More]
A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game A More Confident, Communicative Christian Hackenberg Enters Spring Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Jake Somerville
“I think this spring has just been my confidence in the entire scheme and getting the ball to guys and letting them go make plays rather than trying to make the play myself,” Hackenberg said. “I’m not a guy who’s going to go out and run around and extend the play with my legs necessarily f [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking full advantage of the large crowds and great weather on Blue White weekend, hosting several of the program's biggest recruiting targets. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've always tried to prepare myself for this role," said Lynch. "You've got to be the guy to go out there and make plays; run the ball, block, catch the ball out of the backfield. You have to go out there and make the plays to win the game." [Read More]
Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
"It started last year and we are building a new par 3 that will be between No. 15 and existing No. 16, so that will be our new No. 16 hole, and our current No. 16 will be No. 17, and our current No. 17 will be the 18th hole," says Brennan. And that's not all ... by a long shot. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tackle Donovan Smith announced on Wednesday afternoon that he will be attending the NFL Draft. The announcement sends a Nittany Lion to the draft in Chicago for the first time since Devon Still in 2012. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As in previous years, there will be no admission or game day parking fee for the game. The overnight RV lot off Park Avenue opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on game day at 8:00 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If things work out the 6-foot-7, 235 pound Minnesota native could join a special group of players as NFL stars Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham all made the switch from college basketball to professional football with relative ease. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Wartman Ready To Be Next Man Up For Linebacker Unit Penn State Football: Wartman Ready To Be Next Man Up For Linebacker Unit
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I just like the energy. The chemistry that I have with Jason (Cabinda) and Brandon (Bell) when I’m out there," Wartman said. "I like the fact that now that I’m in the middle and he’s right there right next to me; just have someone that was your backup right next to you now." [Read More]

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Thornburgh Calls on Penn State to Release Freeh Report Documents Thornburgh Calls on Penn State to Release Freeh Report Documents
19 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Thornburgh's letter says the emails exposed an "embarrassing and indefensible decision-making process," adding that "Penn State has the answers, and its failure to disclose them only underscores the importance of learning what really happened." [Read More]
The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
Column
The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
The passing of his mother, two TDs in the Blue-White Game, two knee surgeries, 16 carries vs. UMass, a transfer to Shippensburg. Cole Chiappialle: “The past year was a whirlwind... I had ups and downs, but it was definitely fun. It's something I’ll always remember. It’s how life goes.” [Read More]
Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge Freeh Withdraws Request for Specific Judge
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
Last week, former FBI director Louis Freeh requested that Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover preside over the lawsuit being brought by the former Penn State president in Centre County Court. However, Freeh has now withdrawn that request. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters Penn State Football: Take A Look At The Blue/White Game Rosters
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
While there are plenty of players on both teams who are worth keeping an eye on, the Blue Team is made up of players who are expected to play a major role in Penn State's season in 2015. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town Penn State Basketball: Big Weekend Ahead As Top Targets Head To Town
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball is taking full advantage of the large crowds and great weather on Blue White weekend, hosting several of the program's biggest recruiting targets. [Read More]
Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate Texting Too Tempting for Students Even When Inappropriate
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Matthew Swayne
In a survey, college students admitted to texting during funerals, in the shower, during sex and while using the toilet. "Whereas some people may deem this odd, most college students agree that eating and toilet texts are the new normal," the researcher says. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game Penn State Football: Lynch Ready To Leave His Mark On Running Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"I've always tried to prepare myself for this role," said Lynch. "You've got to be the guy to go out there and make plays; run the ball, block, catch the ball out of the backfield. You have to go out there and make the plays to win the game." [Read More]
Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago Penn State Football: Smith To Attend NFL Draft In Chicago
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State tackle Donovan Smith announced on Wednesday afternoon that he will be attending the NFL Draft. The announcement sends a Nittany Lion to the draft in Chicago for the first time since Devon Still in 2012. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced Penn State Football: Blue White Parking Details Announced
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
As in previous years, there will be no admission or game day parking fee for the game. The overnight RV lot off Park Avenue opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on game day at 8:00 a.m. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft Penn State Basketball: Ross Travis Declares For NFL Draft
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If things work out the 6-foot-7, 235 pound Minnesota native could join a special group of players as NFL stars Tony Gonzalez, Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham all made the switch from college basketball to professional football with relative ease. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

The Blue-White Game Star a Year Later: Inside the Football Soul of Cole Chiappialle

The passing of his mother, two TDs in the Blue-White Game, two knee surgeries, 16 carries vs. UMass, a transfer to Shippensburg. Cole Chiappialle: “The past year was a whirlwind... I had ups and downs, but it was definitely fun. It's something I’ll always remember. It’s how life goes.”

Russell Frank

What's a Matzo?

"Uh, you know how I just asked you about Jewish crackers?" I muttered. "Jews don't celebrate Easter." I doubt the kid heard me. Just as well. I didn't want to give him a hard time. He probably was on customer-friendly autopilot when he wished me a happy Easter.

Penn State Football: Sorry, But Rutgers Is A Rival. For Now.Ben Jones

Penn State fans like to think of Ohio State and Michigan as rivals. And they are, if simply because bigger things lie in wait for the team that comes out on top in those meetings. Ultimately though Penn State isn't even playing in the same park as Ohio State right now.

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