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Pat Rothdeutsch

Pat Rothdeutsch covers Penn State football for The Centre County Gazette. Email him at sports@centrecountygazette.com

Articles by Pat Rothdeutsch

Ready for a cat fight Ready for a cat fight
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
The University of Massachusetts Minutemen proved to be the right opponent at just the right time for Penn State, who issued a 48-7 romp. The Nittany Lions were of course looking for their fourth win without a loss this season (done before halftime), but they were especially concentrating on [Read More]
High school football: Teams reach the midway point High school football: Teams reach the midway point
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
It's Week 5. As hard as it is to believe, we're at the midpoint of the high school football season. Here's a closer look at the area games this week:   State College (2-2) at Chambersburg (0-4) The fire-tested State College Little Lions opened their Mid-Penn Conference season with a 37-8 [Read More]
State College field hockey squad relying on teamwork, speed State College field hockey squad relying on teamwork, speed
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — A closer look at the 2014 State College Area High School field hockey squad: Coach — Chelsea Mearing. 2013 record — 8-10-0. Key losses — Summer Carson, Katherine Henry and Olivia Watkins. Key returnees — Paige Miley, Jenny Reinhart, Aiko DziKowski, [Read More]
State College Field Hockey Squad Looks to Get to .500 — and Beyond State College Field Hockey Squad Looks to Get to .500 — and Beyond
1 week ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think that already in the last two weeks, they've shown that they are a team," Mearing says. "They are looking out for each other. We practice most of the time all together, and you can see them cheering each other on. [Read More]
Nittany Lions persevere against an inspired Rutgers team Nittany Lions persevere against an inspired Rutgers team
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — This was one game that more than lived up to its hype. With Penn State and Rutgers both coming into the season's first Big Ten contest with 2-0 records, after a week of talk about a new rivalry, the teams finally ran onto High Point Solutions Stadium field on Sept. 13. The [Read More]
Mounties have one great quarter, but it's not enough against BEA Mounties have one great quarter, but it's not enough against BEA
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — One outstanding quarter of play by Philipsburg-Osceola was not enough to keep up with Bald Eagle Area last Friday night. The Mounties put it all together — running, passing and defense — in the second quarter to rally from a 21-point deficit and close to within four [Read More]
Penn State drops Akron, 21-3, in Franklin's first home game Penn State drops Akron, 21-3, in Franklin's first home game
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — All's well, they say, that ends well. Although for Penn State football fans, there were some unwell moments — or at least uneasy ones — in the Nittany Lions' 21-3 victory over a very game Akron team during last week's season opener. Quarterback Christian [Read More]
Luck o' the Lions: Penn State boots UCF, 26-24, as time expires Luck o' the Lions: Penn State boots UCF, 26-24, as time expires
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Word out of Dublin, Ireland, late on the night of Aug. 30, relayed that because of a swarm of Penn State football fans, supplies of Guiness ale were running critically low in the Temple Bar section of the city. This was after Penn State kicker Sam Ficken's fourth field goal in the Croke Classic sent [Read More]
P-O, West Branch rekindle rivalry in classic game P-O, West Branch rekindle rivalry in classic game
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — West Branch and Philipsburg-Osceola sure know how to reignite a rivalry. After their series was discontinued in 1986 because it had gotten too inflamed, the two teams met on Aug. 29 for the first time in 28 years. The game had all the hot intensity of a playoff game and more [Read More]
State High Girl's Volleyball Squad Hopes to Pick Up Where it Left Off State High Girl's Volleyball Squad Hopes to Pick Up Where it Left Off
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"This group works well together," he says. "I think we'll serve well, we have a good number of servers. We're not the big, physical team we have been in the last four years, so we'll have to rely on ball control and defense." [Read More]
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