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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

Area basketball teams posting big wins in the early going Area basketball teams posting big wins in the early going
6 hours ago - Centre County Gazette
The 2014-15 high school basketball season is already beginning to take shape. For the five Centre County teams, there are two new coaches — Joe Walker at State College and Matt Curtis at Philipsburg-Osceola — a ton of new faces on the court, and already some memorable games. Don't expect [Read More]
Penn State runs its record to 10-1 with victory over George Washington Penn State runs its record to 10-1 with victory over George Washington
7 hours ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — No do-or-die possessions or must-have free throws. No stretch runs or last minute heroics. Penn State didn't need any of it against the George Washington Colonials. In a departure from many recent nail-biters, the Nittany Lions' defense clamped down on George Washington in [Read More]
Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason Irwin Ready to Lead State High Back to Postseason
21 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
"I think I have some (outside) players who are going to have to come through," Bethany Irwin says. "We definitely have a different lineup than we did last year, and we are going to try to push it. Get the ball, fill the lanes, and go ... " [Read More]
Lady Lions thump Wagner, end losing skid Lady Lions thump Wagner, end losing skid
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State's high-scoring Lindsay Spann got a little help on Dec. 7 in the Lady Lions' 96-66 victory over the visiting Wagner Seahawks at the Jordan Center. Actually, she got lots of help. As usual, Spann led the Penn State scorers with 22 points, a career high, but in this [Read More]
Penn State wraps up regular season with loss to MSU Penn State wraps up regular season with loss to MSU
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — That was the wreck that was. Or was it? There's more than one way to look at the Penn State season that just ended. The Nittany Lions lost, 34-10, to a deeper, more experienced, and, yes, mostly better Michigan State team on Senior Day at Beaver Stadium. With the loss, Penn [Read More]
Time Runs Out on Little Lions' Playoff Run Time Runs Out on Little Lions' Playoff Run
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Pat Rothdeutsch
State College had more total yardage than District 7, No. 1 seed Pine-Richland and more first downs. The Little Lions ran more plays, ran for more yardage, and had more time of possession. Yet State College could not keep up with the quick-strike, big-play ability of the Rams. [Read More]
State High Faces Toughest Foe Yet in Undefeated Pine-Richland State High Faces Toughest Foe Yet in Undefeated Pine-Richland
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Since the first week in October, only one team has gotten to within 20 points of the Rams. Pine-Richland has scored over 60 points three times this season. [Read More]
State High faces toughest foe yet in undefeated Pine-Richland State High faces toughest foe yet in undefeated Pine-Richland
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
ALTOONA — A combined 1,000 yards of offense and close to 80 points, every game, not to mention two of the most highly-touted and statistically dominant quarterbacks in the state — that's what the State College Little Lions had to deal with in the first two rounds of the PIAA state [Read More]
Struggling Penn State faces tough task as regular season wraps up Struggling Penn State faces tough task as regular season wraps up
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — It doesn't take much. A mishandled snap, a lost kickoff, a fourth-down offsides penalty, a half-yard short on a critical third down, or a thin defense left on the field too long. With only 14 points to work with, one or two of those mistakes would spell trouble for most any [Read More]
With bowl berth clinched, Penn State looks to keep winning streak alive With bowl berth clinched, Penn State looks to keep winning streak alive
4 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Where to start? Bowl eligibility? Return of Miles Diffenbach, Donovan Smith and the running game? Four interceptions and freshmen ball hawks in the secondary? Another non-losing season under the sanctions? Best probably to go to the beginning: The Penn State defense forced [Read More]
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