Win $50 Alto Gift Certificate
Starting this week, StateCollege.com will be running regular reader contests. This week, we want your favorite fall photo. To enter, send your original photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Thursday. Please include your name, and a short caption that shows when and where the photo was taken. The winner will get a $50 gift certificate to Alto Italian Restaurant and Bar. (more info)
Shaver's Creek Fall Festival
The Shaver's Creek forest comes alive this weekend with a community Fall Festival that includes pumpkin carving, face painting, music, entertainment, activities, natural history programs, crafts, great food, and the Children’s Halloween Trail! This year there will also be a Harvest Baking Challenge! (more)
More of the Status Joe by Mike Poorman
After his worst Homecoming loss ever, 33-13 to Illinois, two weeks ago
-- his team’s third three-touchdown defeat in five weeks -- Paterno
hinted that there might be changes in store for the 3-3 Nittany Lions on
Saturday at 1-6 Minnesota. But, other than a healthier defense, expect more of the same. Status Quo Joe...read column
Halloween is just around the corner and there are many events happening in and around the area. Trick or Treat night in State College is officially on Thursday the 28th from 6-8pm. Visit our Halloween Guide to view all sorts of spooky (and not so spooky) events. Remember you can always find out what is going on (and post your own events for free) at our Community Calendar!
Penn State (3-3, 0-2) vs.Minnesota (1-6, 0-3)
When: Saturday, October 23, 2010
Where: TCF Bank Stadium (50,805)
Kickoff: 12:01 p.m. ET
Series Record: Penn State, 7-4
ESPNU will nationally televise the contest with Rob Stone, David Pollack and Shelley Smith calling the action.
Penn State is playing in Minneapolis for the first time since 2006 and
is making its first appearance in TCF Bank Stadium. The squads will be
in different Big Ten divisions starting in 2011 and are not scheduled to
meet the next two years.
Minnesota co-offensive coordinator Jeff Horton has been named interim head coach for the remainder of the 2010 season.
What is the most haunted State in the United States?
Last week's answer:
Illinois-Which state grows the most pumpkins?