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Drew Balis

Drew Balis is a Penn State graduate, freelance reporter and frequent contributor to StateCollege.com.

Articles by Drew Balis

2014 Blue-White Game Set for April 12th 2014 Blue-White Game Set for April 12th
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
Next year’s spring scrimmage is set for Saturday, April 12 according to a news release from the program this morning. The game will highlight the three-day Blue-White Weekend that will run from April 11-13th. [Read More]
Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Centre Region, Heavy Rain Expected Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Centre Region, Heavy Rain Expected
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
A steady rain is expected to begin around noon and last until approximately 9 p.m. tonight according to Tom Kines, an AccuWeather senior meteorologist. [Read More]
Lady Lions Reveal Impressive Non-Conference Schedule; Defending Champ UCONN to Visit BJC Lady Lions Reveal Impressive Non-Conference Schedule; Defending Champ UCONN to Visit BJC
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“Our non-conference schedule was created with our fans in mind," said head coach Coquese Washington. "The schedule is going to be a real treat for them, they will get to see some of the best teams in the game right here in the BJC." [Read More]
Volunteers Use Their Muscle to Build Dream Playground Designed by Kids
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Volunteers Use Their Muscle to Build Dream Playground Designed by Kids
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“My kids loved to play on playgrounds when they were younger,” says Sue Traynor who came from Bolasburg to volunteer. “This is my way of giving back to the community and making sure young children have a nice place to play just like my kids did.” [Read More]
Hotel Clerk Attacked by Man Wearing Spider-Man Mask: Beaten with Huge Skeleton Key Hotel Clerk Attacked by Man Wearing Spider-Man Mask: Beaten with Huge Skeleton Key
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
A State College hotel is the scene of a bizarre attack early Monday morning. Police say somebody wearing a Spider-Man mask pummeled the night clerk using a large skeleton key as a weapon. [Read More]
Nittany Lion Inn Honored with Four Diamond Award Nittany Lion Inn Honored with Four Diamond Award
348 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“The AAA Four Diamond award shows that our team strives to be the best everyday. It’s a way of life for us,” says Nittany Lion Inn hotel general manager Tom Neely. [Read More]
State College Residents Have a Blast at Summer’s Best Music Fest State College Residents Have a Blast at Summer’s Best Music Fest
349 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“It’s just a great day downtown,” says executive director George Arnold. “The weather’s beautiful out, and there’s something for everyone.” [Read More]
Culinary Week in Full Swing at Nittany Lion Inn Culinary Week in Full Swing at Nittany Lion Inn
349 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
A three-course lunch or four-course dinner at an upscale restaurant normally requires a decent chunk of change, but the Nittany Lion Inn on Penn State’s campus is offering quite a deal as one of the participants in the first ever Happy Valley Culinary Week. [Read More]
Fans React to O'Brien's New Contract Fans React to O'Brien's New Contract
349 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“The raise was well deserved and will hopefully keep him here for a long time,” says Nittany Lion fan Eli Moreta. “I know it might go against the culture narrative in college football, but I really think he earned it here.” [Read More]
Residents Taking Precautions After Bear Sightings in Boalsburg, Watch Our Video
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Residents Taking Precautions After Bear Sightings in Boalsburg, Watch Our Video
349 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Drew Balis
“It’s tough because it’s finally summer. I have pets and young children. You want to start grilling food, but we’re afraid the after smell might attract him that night. I’ve also taken all my bird feeders inside.” [Read More]
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