What if an entire year went by with absolutely no excitement emanating from the Penn State Blue Band? What if we never saw band members in their simple, bold uniforms? […]
Jeff Byers has served as the radio voice of Penn State wrestling for the last 32 years, and in that capacity he’s been a first-hand observer as the Nittany Lions […]
It was a crisp autumn morning as Penn State senior Greg Boros rode his bicycle to class on Monday, October 16, 2006. Perhaps the student from western Pennsylvania was thinking […]
There’s a particular weekend each February that means the world to Jack Sylves, a 6-year-old from State College, and his 7-year-old sister, Marlowe. It’s the annual THON Weekend, an unforgettable […]
With the Lions ready to begin their season Saturday at Rutgers, I sat down with voice of Penn State wrestling Jeff Byers for a 2021 preview. Ironhead offered insights into Penn State’s crop of new wrestlers and into the expected battle with Iowa for the NCAA title.
My yuletide pity party got old last week, so I decided to reach out to local friends. Maybe some old buddies—including former subjects of my columns—could offer a more positive perspective. Maybe they could help me (and you?) to experience a more joyful holiday…