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Jeff Byers

Jeff Byers has been the wrestling team’s traveling announcer since 1990.

Articles by Jeff Byers

Jeff Byers: Wrestling Excitement and Excellence Soon Returns
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Jeff Byers: Wrestling Excitement and Excellence Soon Returns
109 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
While the spotlight shines on football and baseball and on golf and NASCAR and on volleyball and soccer locally, the Nittany Lion wrestling team is toiling away in the bowels of Rec Hall. The team is coming off back to back Big Ten and NCAA championship seasons. But the best may be yet to come. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Political Football
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Jeff Byers: Political Football
111 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
I am very excited to combine a couple of my passions in providing some analysis of the political football game. Football is the appropriate way to decide this year’s champion since everyone knows that politicians are pigs’ kin, Jeff Byers writes. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Foolish to Judge Bill O'Brien and Penn State Football After One Game
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Jeff Byers: Foolish to Judge Bill O'Brien and Penn State Football After One Game
113 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
Patience is a virtue. It is a virtue that seems to be disappearing in our society as a whole but is sorely lacking in all things associated with Penn State football. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Cleaning Up the Problem
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Jeff Byers: Cleaning Up the Problem
115 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
In this snarky column, Jeff Byers writes PSU is in the process of taking an unprecedented move to make sure that child abuse will never again occur in any of its showering facilities on campus. Penn State is going to change its hygiene culture, which may have contributed to the scandal. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Real Healing Can Begin With Time
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Jeff Byers: Real Healing Can Begin With Time
117 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
There is no single healing process applicable to all. Some will heal through time and reflection. Some will heal with the help of others and with newfound knowledge. Some will heal with humor and other coping mechanisms. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Giving Thanks to Those Who Helped Make Penn State Special
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Jeff Byers: Giving Thanks to Those Who Helped Make Penn State Special
119 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
There are many truly special people here and I am thankful to Penn State because it has been a source of great opportunities, challenges, and memories for me. It is largely responsible for the life I have had and it is a life I have thoroughly enjoyed. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Penn State Wrestlers Could be Shooting for Gold at Future Olympics
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Jeff Byers: Penn State Wrestlers Could be Shooting for Gold at Future Olympics
121 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
Whether it’s winning the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup, Wimbledon or The Masters, kids imagine being on the biggest stage while dreaming in backyards and school gyms. But to win an Olympic gold medal is truly the ultimate. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Few Winners Emerge in Wake of Sandusky Verdict
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Jeff Byers: Few Winners Emerge in Wake of Sandusky Verdict
123 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
While I realize our judicial system is set up so that one side wins while the other loses, and the cheering outside the courthouse would make you think there was a celebration for the victors, in the end it didn’t really feel like a win. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: The Healing Power of Sports
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Jeff Byers: The Healing Power of Sports
125 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
It is why I am looking forward to football season. For all of the awful details we have learned and will undoubtedly continue to learn over the summer, I know the community and what we really represent. I know that while football isn’t the most important thing, it is important. [Read More]
Jeff Byers: Hoping Less is More
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Jeff Byers: Hoping Less is More
127 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Jeff Byers
It is summertime and the living is easy. Unless you are setting a goal of losing 30 pounds by the end of the summer. [Read More]
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