Penn State Fall Sports
Penn State football is taking center stage this weekend when they take on Navy at 3:35 pm at Beaver Stadium, but don't forget about the other PSU fall sports. Women's volleyball, field hockey and men's and women's soccer have all started. Check out top athletes and exciting games that the whole family can attend and enjoy. You can find upcoming games on our community calendar, as well as, on our Penn State Sports page. Let's Go State!
This week's lineup of Penn State games
Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Next Thursday, ClearWater Conservancy will, once again, bring the Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival to State College. Festival-goers will see 11 films in all: one feature length film, one half-length feature and nine shorts selected locally from more than 50 award-winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture and indigenous cultures. Together, the films will run a little over two hours. (more info)
Veteran Plaza: A public ceremony to dedicate the Penn State Class of 2011 gift, the Veterans Plaza, will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday on the Old Main patio. (read story)
Twitter Attacks: Penn State coach Bill O'Brien had some harsh words for those who sent verbal attacks on kicker Sam Ficken via Twitter following Saturday's 17-16 loss at Virginia. (cowardly)
NCAA Future: The future of the NCAA in the wake of the unprecedented sanctions levied against the Penn State football program will be examined by a nationally respected group of panelists Oct. 3. (read)
Voter ID: Peter Morris never imagined himself voting against his own resolution (why he voted against it)
Penn State Scandal CONTINUING COVERAGE
Snow Shoe Fall Festival and Car Show
The Snow Shoe Annual Fall Festival and Car Show will be held this Saturday (September 15) at Snow Shoe Park. The Boy Scouts will hold a breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Along with the BIke and Car Show, there will also be craft and flea market vendors, live music, bingo, children's games, a 5K race, pumpkin patch and great food. (more info)
Penn State (0-2) vs Navy (0-1)
When: Saturday, Sept. 15
Where: Beaver Stadium
Kickoff: 3:35 pm ABC/ESPN2
Penn State leads the series, 18-17-2. The last meeting was a 7-6 Navy victory at Beaver Stadium on Sept. 21, 1974.
The contest is Military Appreciation Day and Penn State's Parade of Champions from 2011-12 will take place at halftime.
During Penn State's 12-0 season in 1973, the Nittany Lions played all three academies, winning at Navy and Air Force and beating Army at home.
Navy sophomore fullback Maika Polamalu's father, Aoatoa, played football at Penn State and was the starting defensive tackle on the Nittany Lions' 1986 national championship team. His cousin is standout Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu.
Penn State Football Page
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