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Josh Langenbacher, Town&Gown

Josh Langenbacher has covered Penn State sports for several newspapers. He currently works the news copy desk at the Altoona Mirror.

Articles by Josh Langenbacher, Town&Gown

Love of Leading Love of Leading
4 weeks ago - Town and gown
To understand who Sandy Barbour is and the path she took to become Penn State’s newest athletic director — and the university’s first female athletic director in school history — is to understand the formative role her father played in her life. A Navy pilot twice shot down [Read More]
The Moments The Moments
13 weeks ago - Town and gown
Accomplishments in women’s sports at Penn State run deep since the university’s intercollegiate athletics program for women began in 1964. Six different varsity teams have combined to win 19 national championships, and 19 different athletes in three different sports have combined to win [Read More]
A Cinderella Story A Cinderella Story
90 weeks ago - Town and gown
State College Area High School boys’ basketball coach Drew Frank, for nearly three years, heard a regular knock at the gym door as he ran practice. On the other side was junior high schooler Willie Morse pleading for a glimpse of the varsity team. “Willie had his nose up against the gym [Read More]
Music Man Music Man
126 weeks ago - Town and gown
By Josh Langenbacher To understand how music connoisseur Jerry Zolten has built a career for himself, perhaps a tale from the 1970s can be instructive. Zolten, an associate professor of communications arts and sciences at Penn State, had started chatting up a woman from Mount Union while he was [Read More]
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