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Penn State Football: As Signing Date Looms, a Closer Look at Early Enrollment Penn State Football: As Signing Date Looms, a Closer Look at Early Enrollment
by Mike Poorman

“I think our mid-semester numbers are going to grow and I think that’s a trend that’s going to continue to get bigger and bigger,” James Franklin said earlier this year. “I see a lot of programs across the country are around the 10 number.” Full Story →

Penn State Linebacker Brelin Faison-Walden to Transfer Penn State Linebacker Brelin Faison-Walden to Transfer

Faison-Walden hails from Greensboro, N.C., and said in a statement posted to Twitter that he will continue his college football career at UNC Charlotte so he can be closer to home.

StateCollege.com - Mikey Mandarino
State Amusement Racks Up 56 Years in Business State Amusement Racks Up 56 Years in Business

For parents looking to provide their kids with some fun alternatives to texting, Snapchatting and playing Fortnite, State Amusement Billiards and Darts may have just the answer.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Karen Walker
County Looks for Grant to Expand Outreach Services for Veterans County Looks for Grant to Expand Outreach Services for Veterans

Centre County will submit an application to the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs for outreach funding.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Schlow Holds 35th Annual Book Contest for Children Schlow Holds 35th Annual Book Contest for Children

Centre County youth are invited to show off their creativity in 2019 as Schlow Centre Region Library presents its 35th Annual Write and Illustrate Your Own Book Contest.

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Lady Lions Close Non-Conference Slate with Win over American Lady Lions Close Non-Conference Slate with Win over American
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (7-4) finished its out-of-conference run of mostly mid-majors with a comfortable 80-59 victory over American on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
New Council Member Ready to Serve Bellefonte New Council Member Ready to Serve Bellefonte
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Gina Thompson loves Bellefonte, and when a borough council seat opened in the south precinct, she saw an opportunity to give back to her community. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Missing both the nation's leading scorer in Evan Barratt and one of the Nittany Lions' most consistent forwards in Aarne Talvitie, a Saturday night meeting against Princeton was always going to be slightly more challenging than usual. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome Lamar Stevens foul trouble and late cold shooting as the Nittany Lions fell 89-78 to NC State on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic City. [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Clobbers Arizona State, Hall Knocks Off Top-Ranked Valencia Penn State Wrestling Clobbers Arizona State, Hall Knocks Off Top-Ranked Valencia
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling blew the doors off of Rec Hall against Arizona State on Friday night in perhaps the most exciting 41-3 dual you’ll ever see. The Nittany Lions won the last nine bouts and pinned three in the win. The evening was full of convincing wins from top to bottom, namely No. 2 Ma [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will have to wait to find out the futures of some of their favorite Nittany Lions as both running back Miles Sanders and defensive end Shareef Miller will announce their NFL Draft plans following the Citrus Bowl. [Read More]
Center Satchel Pierce Withdraws from Penn State Center Satchel Pierce Withdraws from Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Nittany Lion basketball senior center Satchel Pierce has decided to withdraw from Penn State and will not return to the program, according to a release. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Set to Face No. 15 Arizona State No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Set to Face No. 15 Arizona State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
No. 15 Arizona State is set to visit Rec Hall at 6 p.m. Friday for a match with No. 1 Penn State that will be nationally televised by ESPN2. The marquee matchup, among several intriguing pairings, will come at 174 pounds where a Valencia-Hall rematch awaits. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Holiday events continue this weekend, with performances of The Nutcracker and The Santaland Diaries visits with Santa, special sales and music. You'll also find theater, music, sports, family activities and more happening around the area. [Read More]
Beer, Wine Sales Approved at North Atherton Sheetz Beer, Wine Sales Approved at North Atherton Sheetz
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Sheetz has gained approval from Patton Township to sell beer and wine at another of its stores. [Read More]

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New Council Member Ready to Serve Bellefonte New Council Member Ready to Serve Bellefonte
23 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Gina Thompson loves Bellefonte, and when a borough council seat opened in the south precinct, she saw an opportunity to give back to her community. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Holiday events continue this weekend, with performances of The Nutcracker and The Santaland Diaries visits with Santa, special sales and music. You'll also find theater, music, sports, family activities and more happening around the area. [Read More]
Beer, Wine Sales Approved at North Atherton Sheetz Beer, Wine Sales Approved at North Atherton Sheetz
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Sheetz has gained approval from Patton Township to sell beer and wine at another of its stores. [Read More]
2019 Dog Licenses Now Available 2019 Dog Licenses Now Available
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Dog licenses for 2019 are now available for purchase at several areas in Centre County, according to Centre County Treasurer Richard Fornicola. [Read More]
Rutter’s Looking to Build on Benner Pike Rutter’s Looking to Build on Benner Pike
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
A big name in convenience stores may be coming to Centre County, as York-based Rutter’s has submitted plans for a store on the Benner Pike. [Read More]
Moyer Jewelers Sets Closing Date Moyer Jewelers Sets Closing Date
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
After 69 years in business in downtown State College, Moyer Jewelers will permanently close at the end of December. [Read More]
A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored A Jacket Returned, a Special Connection Restored
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Nick Triozzi knows that he shouldn’t have left his leather jacket in a pile with other coats at the Shandygaff the night of Friday, Nov. 30. The jacket is special to him. It is more than just a jacket, it is a memory. It belonged to his father, who passed away in September from cancer. The jacket [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With continually growing popularity and attendance, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet at Penn State is moving to a bigger venue in 2019. [Read More]
Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Donations to Centre Volunteers in Medicine during the month of December once again will have double the impact, thanks to Lance and Ellen Shaner. [Read More]
Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours Schlow Library Announces Modified Holiday Hours
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Schlow Centre Region Library will have modified hours during the holidays. [Read More]

All Local & Penn State Sports

 
Lady Lions Close Non-Conference Slate with Win over American Lady Lions Close Non-Conference Slate with Win over American
11 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Penn State women’s basketball (7-4) finished its out-of-conference run of mostly mid-majors with a comfortable 80-59 victory over American on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Missing both the nation's leading scorer in Evan Barratt and one of the Nittany Lions' most consistent forwards in Aarne Talvitie, a Saturday night meeting against Princeton was always going to be slightly more challenging than usual. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome Lamar Stevens foul trouble and late cold shooting as the Nittany Lions fell 89-78 to NC State on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic City. [Read More]
So I Went To My First Penn State Wrestling Dual Meet, Or Is It Match? So I Went To My First Penn State Wrestling Dual Meet, Or Is It Match?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
It's something I had never thought about until I was waiting in line outside Rec Hall on Friday night. How come there aren't more kids in Beaver Stadium? [Read More]
Penn State Wrestling Clobbers Arizona State, Hall Knocks Off Top-Ranked Valencia Penn State Wrestling Clobbers Arizona State, Hall Knocks Off Top-Ranked Valencia
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
No. 1 Penn State wrestling blew the doors off of Rec Hall against Arizona State on Friday night in perhaps the most exciting 41-3 dual you’ll ever see. The Nittany Lions won the last nine bouts and pinned three in the win. The evening was full of convincing wins from top to bottom, namely No. 2 Ma [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will have to wait to find out the futures of some of their favorite Nittany Lions as both running back Miles Sanders and defensive end Shareef Miller will announce their NFL Draft plans following the Citrus Bowl. [Read More]
Center Satchel Pierce Withdraws from Penn State Center Satchel Pierce Withdraws from Penn State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Nittany Lion basketball senior center Satchel Pierce has decided to withdraw from Penn State and will not return to the program, according to a release. [Read More]
No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Set to Face No. 15 Arizona State No. 1 Penn State Wrestling Set to Face No. 15 Arizona State
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Andy Elder
No. 15 Arizona State is set to visit Rec Hall at 6 p.m. Friday for a match with No. 1 Penn State that will be nationally televised by ESPN2. The marquee matchup, among several intriguing pairings, will come at 174 pounds where a Valencia-Hall rematch awaits. [Read More]
How ‘Special’ Were Penn State’s Special Teams in 2018? How ‘Special’ Were Penn State’s Special Teams in 2018?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In six of the nine major special teams categories where the NCAA tracks and compares statistics nationally, the Nittany Lions got worse from 2017 to 2018. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion guard Tim Frazier recently rolled over the 200 career NBA games mark with 207 to his name after a Wednesday night victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 4-4 Tie Against Princeton Sums Up First Half Of Year For Nittany Lions
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Missing both the nation's leading scorer in Evan Barratt and one of the Nittany Lions' most consistent forwards in Aarne Talvitie, a Saturday night meeting against Princeton was always going to be slightly more challenging than usual. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State Penn State Basketball: Nittany Lions Fall 89-78 To N.C. State
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State basketball couldn't overcome Lamar Stevens foul trouble and late cold shooting as the Nittany Lions fell 89-78 to NC State on Saturday afternoon in Atlantic City. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans Penn State Football: Sanders And Miller Both Waiting To Announce NFL Plans
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State fans will have to wait to find out the futures of some of their favorite Nittany Lions as both running back Miles Sanders and defensive end Shareef Miller will announce their NFL Draft plans following the Citrus Bowl. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Dec. 14-16
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Holiday events continue this weekend, with performances of The Nutcracker and The Santaland Diaries visits with Santa, special sales and music. You'll also find theater, music, sports, family activities and more happening around the area. [Read More]
How ‘Special’ Were Penn State’s Special Teams in 2018? How ‘Special’ Were Penn State’s Special Teams in 2018?
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
In six of the nine major special teams categories where the NCAA tracks and compares statistics nationally, the Nittany Lions got worse from 2017 to 2018. [Read More]
Police: Penn State, Local Bomb Threats Believed to Be Part of National Hoax Police: Penn State, Local Bomb Threats Believed to Be Part of National Hoax
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Law enforcement across the state and nationwide on Thursday were investigating bomb threats, including on the Penn State campus and in the State College area. [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions Penn State Basketball: Frazier Makes It Past 200 Career NBA Games, How That Stacks Up To Other Nittany Lions
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Former Nittany Lion guard Tim Frazier recently rolled over the 200 career NBA games mark with 207 to his name after a Wednesday night victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. [Read More]
Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet Set for New Venue
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With continually growing popularity and attendance, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet at Penn State is moving to a bigger venue in 2019. [Read More]
Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap Penn State Partnering with ClearWater Conservancy to Conserve Land Near Musser Gap
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State announced on Tuesday night that it will work with ClearWater Conservancy to explore ways to conserve 365 acres of university-owned land between Whitehall Road in Ferguson Township and Rothrock Forest at Musser Gap. [Read More]
Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl Penn State Football: A Few Things To Know About Kentucky Three Weeks From The Citrus Bowl
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
If you're like me, you might have had a peripheral understanding of Kentucky football when the Wildcats were announced as Penn State's bowl opponent. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State Football: As Signing Date Looms, a Closer Look at Early Enrollment

“I think our mid-semester numbers are going to grow and I think that’s a trend that’s going to continue to get bigger and bigger,” James Franklin said earlier this year. “I see a lot of programs across the country are around the 10 number.”

Jay Paterno

The Greatest Generation’s Greatest

Last week we paid our respects to President George H W Bush in a manner fitting for a man of his stature in our history. As with all historical figures, the passage of time gives us more context and perspective on the leaders in our country and world. In the case of President Bush, time has opened o

More Light! More Light!Russell Frank

As best as I can recall, I stalked and slew my first Christmas tree in 1987. Before that I was a not terribly observant Jewish gentleman who had beheld the rituals of Christmas from afar.

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