State College, PA - Centre County - Central Pennsylvania - Home of Penn State University

State College News

Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate

Penn State Basketball: 2014 Schedule Complete With Release Of Big Ten Slate

- Ben Jones

The Nittany Lions will once again open Big Ten play on the road against Wisconsin as part of a schedule that sees Penn State play four of its first six games on the road. Head Coach Patrick Chambers enters his fourth year at the helm of the program with his team being led by senior guard DJ Newbill.


News in Altoona, PA

News in Williamsport, PA

News in State College, PA

News in Indiana, PA

LocalCommunitySportsPenn State

All Local News

 
Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24 Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, August 22 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Friday, August 22
6 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's very therapeutic. I've had a lot of health issues and I'm still riding," Johnson says. "It has kept me sane. They gave me my life back." [Read More]
Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Incoming freshman Logan Sweeder and her family were busy unloading boxes outside East Halls on Thursday. Logan admits to feeling a bit overwhelmed. "It's kind of stressful, a little confusing ... we agreed to stay calm through this whole situation, she says laughing. [Read More]
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
Column
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Two Pedestrians Suffer Injuries During Rainstorm Incidents Two Pedestrians Suffer Injuries During Rainstorm Incidents
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Two pedestrians suffered injuries during rainstorms Wednesday, according to the State College Police Department. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Bomb Suspect Waives Right to Court Hearing Bomb Suspect Waives Right to Court Hearing
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
The man police say possessed a pipe bomb in his SUV earlier this month in Ferguson Township waived his right to a hearing Wednesday. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, August 21 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Thursday, August 21
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]

All Community & Entertainment

 
Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24 Weekend Plans: Friday, Aug. 22 to Sunday, Aug. 24
5 hours ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Ready for the weekend? Of course you are. If you don't have plans yet be sure to take a look at the weekend planner. [Read More]
Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair Equine Events Draw Riders to Grange Fair
12 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
"It's very therapeutic. I've had a lot of health issues and I'm still riding," Johnson says. "It has kept me sane. They gave me my life back." [Read More]
Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely Penn State Students Return to School, Crowds, Traffic Delays Likely
13 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Incoming freshman Logan Sweeder and her family were busy unloading boxes outside East Halls on Thursday. Logan admits to feeling a bit overwhelmed. "It's kind of stressful, a little confusing ... we agreed to stay calm through this whole situation, she says laughing. [Read More]
Food Remains Star of the Show at the Grange Fair Food Remains Star of the Show at the Grange Fair
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Let's be honest, most folks go to the fair for the food. French fries, pizza and ice cream are some of the most common favorites. But at the Grange Fair there are culinary options for even the most sophisticated palates. [Read More]
Police Release Surveillance Photo of Theft Suspect Police Release Surveillance Photo of Theft Suspect
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
Someone using the victim's credit card has reportedly made purchases at several businesses including a UniMart in Bellefonte, a McDonald's in Milesburg, and Puff Express stores in Lock Haven and Mill Hall. [Read More]
New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer New Car Seat Guidelines Could Keep Kids Safer
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Many other countries keep their kids rear-facing until age four and have fewer injuries and fatalities. Once a child is large enough for a seat with a five-point harness, they should remain in it as long as the manufacturer suggests. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
Column
I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live." [Read More]
Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
Video
Truck Accident Closes Westbound Lanes on Route 322
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
The tractor-trailer jackknifed about a half mile east of the Route 26 interchange, near a notoriously sharp turn. "We've had a number of accidents there," says State College Police Sgt. Chris Hill. [Read More]
First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities First-Ever Cornhole Classic to Raise Money for Charities
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Cornhole is similar to horseshoes, except wooden boxes (cornhole platforms) and bean bags are used. The sport has a very loyal and passionate following — you will find thousands of football fans playing this game on any given Saturday. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
Column
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS Former Penn State Linebacker Tim Shaw Announces he has ALS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
In the video Shaw vows “to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease.” He then raises a bucket of ice water above his head and dumps it over his body, accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge that has spread throughout social media the past few weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
Video
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Prepare For New Stadium Entrance
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
The blue buses aren't going anywhere, but they are going to drop the Nittany Lions off at a different location each Saturday as the team heads to the stadium. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week Countdown To Dublin: Franklin Radio Show Set To Debut This Week
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State football's Thursday radio show is back and this time James Franklin will be taking your questions as his first season in Happy Valley unfolds. [Read More]

All Penn State News

 
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
Column
Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo. [Read More]
Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show Penn State Football: James Franklin In Element At First Radio Show
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's safe to say that Franklin could have done a lot of different things with a skill set that makes him so people friendly, but as a head football coach he has to answer head football coach questions. Here are a few of the highlights from Thursday's event. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip Penn State Football: Headsets And Buying Airhorns Some Of Challenges For Ireland Trip
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're working through United. We've got some hurdles that we have to overcome with the customs authorities in Ireland, said Takach, who officially has been on the job as equipment manager for two weeks. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth Countdown To Dublin: Offensive Line Will Have Unconventional Depth
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We haven't really had the same five guys at the same five spots for multiple practices yet," Penn State coach James Franklin said on Wednesday. "Now it's how do we get the best five on the field complementing each other, playing as a unit … how do we get some consistency there?" [Read More]
Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener Penn State Football: Icelandic Volcano Could Threaten Season Opener
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We're aware of that, and we're monitoring that situation," said Michael Hazel, Penn State's director of football operations. "That's kind of out of our area of expertise." [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp Penn State Basketball: Frazier Set To Join Celtics In Training Camp
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Frazier is the fifth Penn State basketball player to make the NBA since 1995 although it is reasonable to assume that it will be quite some time before the talented guard sees action during the regular season. [Read More]
Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20 Penn State, State College Noon News & Features: Wednesday, August 20
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Penn State, State College and Centre County are making news all over the web. Every weekday at noon we post links to some of the most noteworthy stories. [Read More]
Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager Countdown To Dublin: Takach Named Head Football Equipment Manager
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Takach replaces Brad “Spider” Caldwell, who retired from the University in June after 31 years of working with Penn State football, including the last 13 years as the head equipment manager. [Read More]
Penn State Athletic Deptartment Cancels Blue Band’s Tailgreat Show Penn State Athletic Deptartment Cancels Blue Band’s Tailgreat Show
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ted Hozza
One of game day’s favorite traditions, the event featured the Blue Band, cheerleaders, and Lionettes in a pep rally atmosphere. Blue Band supporters have already taken to Twitter to voice their displeasure. [Read More]
Penn State Announces Passing of Terrell Jones, Educational Equity Vice Provost Penn State Announces Passing of Terrell Jones, Educational Equity Vice Provost
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jennifer Miller
Terrell Jones was frequently sought to speak publicly about diversity issues and is "known in higher education for his unique agenda and knack for teaching people how to appreciate diversity," according to the university. [Read More]
StateCollege.com Columnists
Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: You See A Lot By Watching James Franklin’s Radio Show

For James Franklin, the headphones slid right on. And that’s not just because of his haircut. Thursday night, with #198 fans on-hand and an audience across five states, was not his first radio rodeo.

Russell Frank

I Had to Destroy the Tomato to Serve It

Thus did a grateful world receive the phrases "It slices! It dices!" and, "But wait, there's more!" Why, without these marketing blitzes there would have been no Dan Aykroyd hawking Bass-O-Matics on "Saturday Night Live."

Domesday Scenario Not as Nutty as it Once SeemedPatty Kleban

I'm outraged about the killing of innocent people – especially children – because one group of people doesn't like what the other believes.

State College, PA Radar
current conditions icon 75°F
Real Feel© 78°F
Wind SW / 7mph