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Pinstripe Bowl & December Paid Big Dividends for Franklin, Penn State Football

Pinstripe Bowl & December Paid Big Dividends for Franklin, Penn State Football

- Mike Poorman

From $500,000 in bonuses for James Franklin to nine Penn State bowl game passing records for Christian Hackenberg, it's been a good month for Nittany Lion football.


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Penn State Tops Boston College in Overtime, Wins Pinstripe Bowl 31-30 Penn State Tops Boston College in Overtime, Wins Pinstripe Bowl 31-30
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
What a game, and what a way to end Penn State’s roller coaster 2014 season. The Nittany Lions (7-6) furiously erased a 14-point second half deficit and defeated Boston College (7-6) 31-30 for its first bowl victory since 2009. [Read More]
Happy Valley Heroes Happy Valley Heroes
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jenna Spinelle, Town&Gown
Helping others in need — that's what heroes tend to do. That definition embodies the spirit of this year's Happy Valley Heroes, who come from diverse backgrounds and make impacts large and small on the community. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It has very little to do with James Franklin," Franklin would say following the game, remarking on the return of Penn State football. "It has to do with the fans, with the alumni..it has to do with all the former players, the current players, the assistant coaches, the trainers, the doctors, the [Read More]
Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30 Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a stadium where memories have been made and legends have been born, and for Penn State football Saturday is a chance to make a memory of its own in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. [Read More]
PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
DNA Analysis Company Draws Interest From Around the Country DNA Analysis Company Draws Interest From Around the Country
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Matt Allibone
“Oh , she’s highly respected,” Roy says. “She was the first one to start a company like that here. I remember sending her work back when I worked at [the University] of Nebraska and she’s always done a fantastic job. I have dealt with them for many years and have nothing but the highest re [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Holy Toledo! He's no caped crusader but this Batman is looking for a special Catwoman (or Catman). His foster mom says Batman is the sweetest cat ever. He just loves to be picked up and petted. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Inn closes Mount Nittany Inn closes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
"By closing the Mount Nittany Inn it gives an opportunity for a new business owner to purchase the property and start over with a different vision to increase customer draw," Silvis said in a news release. "We are saddened to walk away from this historic business ..." [Read More]

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Happy Valley Heroes Happy Valley Heroes
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jenna Spinelle, Town&Gown
Helping others in need — that's what heroes tend to do. That definition embodies the spirit of this year's Happy Valley Heroes, who come from diverse backgrounds and make impacts large and small on the community. [Read More]
PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS Adopt-A-Pet at Centre County PAWS
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com Staff
Holy Toledo! He's no caped crusader but this Batman is looking for a special Catwoman (or Catman). His foster mom says Batman is the sweetest cat ever. He just loves to be picked up and petted. [Read More]
Mount Nittany Inn closes Mount Nittany Inn closes
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Brittany Svoboda
"By closing the Mount Nittany Inn it gives an opportunity for a new business owner to purchase the property and start over with a different vision to increase customer draw," Silvis said in a news release. "We are saddened to walk away from this historic business ..." [Read More]
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
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Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football historian Lou Prato has seen an awful lot over the years. He was around the program even before the Joe Paterno years. With the Nittany Lions about to play in their first bowl game since 2011, Prato shares his insight with the Centre County Report. [Read More]
For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional For Many Families, Best Holiday Traditions are Non-Traditional
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“Since I’m a grandma now, my daughter is the one making the big breakfast. Now the grandparents and great-grandparents all come over and get together,” Helsley says. “It melts my heart to see my daughter carrying that tradition on.” [Read More]
Holiday Church Service Schedule Holiday Church Service Schedule
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
Churches throughout State College and the Centre Region will be holding services on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Check out our extensive listing of church services to find one near you. [Read More]
Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential Penn State Wants Pre-Trial Materials in Paterno Lawsuit Kept Confidential
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
"Plaintiffs argue that, based on certain public disclosures made recently in connection with another case... Plaintiffs should now be allowed to publicly disclose all discovery materials in this case so that they can attempt to sway public opinion in their favor," Tuesday's filing reads. [Read More]
The Best Holiday Gift Ever
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The Best Holiday Gift Ever
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Russell Frank
The poor schlemiels who grew up a generation before I did got handfuls of walnuts and raisins. That wouldn't do for kids raised in the 'burbs whose peers were getting bikes from Santa. Jewish parents needed to step up. [Read More]

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Penn State Tops Boston College in Overtime, Wins Pinstripe Bowl 31-30 Penn State Tops Boston College in Overtime, Wins Pinstripe Bowl 31-30
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, Ben Berkman
What a game, and what a way to end Penn State’s roller coaster 2014 season. The Nittany Lions (7-6) furiously erased a 14-point second half deficit and defeated Boston College (7-6) 31-30 for its first bowl victory since 2009. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It has very little to do with James Franklin," Franklin would say following the game, remarking on the return of Penn State football. "It has to do with the fans, with the alumni..it has to do with all the former players, the current players, the assistant coaches, the trainers, the doctors, the [Read More]
Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30 Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a stadium where memories have been made and legends have been born, and for Penn State football Saturday is a chance to make a memory of its own in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Boston College have jumped through all the hoops and it is finally time for the teams to play some football. [Read More]
Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
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Football Historian Lou Prato Weighs in on State of Penn State Program
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
Penn State football historian Lou Prato has seen an awful lot over the years. He was around the program even before the Joe Paterno years. With the Nittany Lions about to play in their first bowl game since 2011, Prato shares his insight with the Centre County Report. [Read More]
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
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Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Boston College
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
This is it for Penn State football, a meeting with Boston College in Yankee Stadium at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. A win would push Penn State's record above .500 in every season under sanctions and end an up and down year on a high note. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York Penn State Football: Franklin Brings Plenty Of Bowl Experience With Him To New York
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach James Franklin might be new to the scene in Happy Valley, but this isn't his first rodeo when it comes to getting ready for a bowl. In fact, Franklin has been spending nearly all of his collegiate career in the post season. Since 2000, Franklin has been to a bowl game 10 times. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success Penn State Football: Pinstripe Bowl Unique Meeting For Academic Success
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Sixteen members of the Penn State football team have earned their degrees entering the 2014-15 bowl season to rank in the top 10 percent among all Football Bowl Subdivision institutions according to a release. [Read More]

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Happy Valley Heroes Happy Valley Heroes
17 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Jenna Spinelle, Town&Gown
Helping others in need — that's what heroes tend to do. That definition embodies the spirit of this year's Happy Valley Heroes, who come from diverse backgrounds and make impacts large and small on the community. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory Penn State Football: Catharsis Found As Nittany Lions Take Home Bowl Victory
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"It has very little to do with James Franklin," Franklin would say following the game, remarking on the return of Penn State football. "It has to do with the fans, with the alumni..it has to do with all the former players, the current players, the assistant coaches, the trainers, the doctors, the [Read More]
Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30 Penn State Beats Boston College In Overtime 31-30
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's a stadium where memories have been made and legends have been born, and for Penn State football Saturday is a chance to make a memory of its own in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. [Read More]
PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions PSU, AccuWeather Team Up for More Accurate Predictions
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Stephanie Koons
"If we can effectively make use of that archived information to find patterns with predictive value, we can potentially make the (storm) predictions more accurate," says James Wang, a professor at the College of IST who is working on the project. [Read More]
'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May 'In the Mood' swings into Eisenhower in May
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Gazette Staff
The 19-member company performs songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, the Andrews Sisters, Frank Sinatra and other idols of the swing era. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity Penn State Football: Nittany Lions Set For Season's Final Opportunity
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
There has been a lot to digest this season for Penn State, but with one final game, there is a chance to take a positive step forward for all parties involved. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week Penn State Football: Franklin Set To Answer Only Unasked Question Of Busy Bowl Week
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State and Boston College have jumped through all the hoops and it is finally time for the teams to play some football. [Read More]
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
Column
Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU. [Read More]
Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday Warm Christmas Weather Will Last Through Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Michael Martin Garrett
“I guess the good news about Christmas day – and keep your fingers crossed – is that we could some sunshine in the afternoon,” Kines says. “We all know that sunshine has been in short supply in State College over the past couple weeks.” [Read More]
Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report Editorial: Board of Trustees Members Call for Uncensored Review of Freeh Report
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Bauer
"For anyone to conduct a credible, in-depth review of Mr. Freeh's findings, unfettered and uncensored access to all the materials Freeh used is necessary. The very reputation of our university is on the line." [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Pinstripe Bowl & December Paid Big Dividends for Franklin, Penn State Football

From $500,000 in bonuses for James Franklin to nine Penn State bowl game passing records for Christian Hackenberg, it's been a good month for Nittany Lion football.

Mike Poorman

Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State's History vs. Flutie, B.C., and After

From Doug Flutie's 1,205 career passing yards against the Nittany Lions to Boston College's 2003 and ’04 wins against two woeful Penn State squads, BC has done more than OK against PSU.

The Best Holiday Gift EverRussell Frank

The poor schlemiels who grew up a generation before I did got handfuls of walnuts and raisins. That wouldn't do for kids raised in the 'burbs whose peers were getting bikes from Santa. Jewish parents needed to step up.

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