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Joe Battista

From ice hockey to Intercollegiate Athletics and Smeal, JoeBa has been an integral part of the Penn State and State College communities. Battista was an influential player in the effort to bring varsity ice hockey to Happy Valley. He is now Vice President of Hockey Operations for the Buffalo Sabres.

Articles by Joe Battista

Joe Battista: Thinking of Coach Paterno at This Bittersweet Time
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Joe Battista: Thinking of Coach Paterno at This Bittersweet Time
129 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
"If our penance at PSU, and also part of Joe’s lasting legacy, is that we cause a paradigm shift on how society recognizes and deals with child abuse; the role sport plays in society; and how we govern our university for service to the "greater good," then Joe's legacy will only be further enh [Read More]
Joe Battista: THON Weekend at Penn State Ice Rink Shows Spirit of Cooperation
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Joe Battista: THON Weekend at Penn State Ice Rink Shows Spirit of Cooperation
131 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Saturday's THON Skate reminded Joe Battista of all the joy that's to come next month, despite how trying the last few months have been at the university. [Read More]
Joe Battista: From Dallas to Philly, a Whirlwind Holiday Schedule
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Joe Battista: From Dallas to Philly, a Whirlwind Holiday Schedule
133 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Joe Battista soaked in the scenes of Dallas and Philly with friends and family this holiday season. [Read More]
Joe Battista: Icers Lucky to Experience Outdoor Hockey on Grand Stage
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Joe Battista: Icers Lucky to Experience Outdoor Hockey on Grand Stage
135 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
The Penn State men's hockey team's outdoor game at Citizens Bank Park has nostalgia rushing through Joe Battista's head, he writes. [Read More]
Joe Battista: Supporting the Victims AND Our Football Team
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Joe Battista: Supporting the Victims AND Our Football Team
137 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Our columnist says "we must support the victims and their families, and Penn Staters everywhere are answering that call. Our football team deserves our support as well." [Read More]
Joe Battista: We Will Get Back On Our Feet Again
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Joe Battista: We Will Get Back On Our Feet Again
139 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Our columnist, a longtime resident and proud Penn Stater, speaks from the heart. [Read More]
Joe Battista: Friday Night Is Hockey Night in State College
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Joe Battista: Friday Night Is Hockey Night in State College
141 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
No question about it: Taking in a Penn State ice hockey game is a great way to kick off the weekend. [Read More]
Joe Battista: It's about Service to Others
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Joe Battista: It's about Service to Others
143 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Time to go the second mile for a number of local organizations, from A to Y – the American Red Cross to Young Life. And don't forget THON, says our man Joe. [Read More]
Joe Battista: Cappelletti Equals Class
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Joe Battista: Cappelletti Equals Class
145 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Penn State's only Heisman Trophy winner, John Cappelletti, was in Happy Valley last weekend, and he spent a lot of his non-football time on the ice. [Read More]
Joe Battista: Next Stop, Indiana…To Get a Taste of Irish Ice
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Joe Battista: Next Stop, Indiana…To Get a Taste of Irish Ice
147 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Joe Battista
Our man Joe has his Irish up about visiting Notre Dame's new ice rink -- as well as the opening of the Penn State men's and women's hockey seasons. [Read More]
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