PSU-GSU
Way out in front: Penn State rolls right over Georgia State 56-0

STATE COLLEGE — There was no path for Saquon Barkley but straight ahead. Hauling in an across-the-body lob from Trace McSorley, Barkley was trapped against the left sideline with a Georgia State safety ready to cut him off. Then came a slight shake of the head. A half-step toward the middle of the field. The […]

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PSU notebook: Franklin, Barkley laud Lake-Lehman’s Nick Eury

STATE COLLEGE — Saquon Barkley may have stolen the show. But after the game, he and coach James Franklin wanted to talk about Nick Eury. That would be the former Lake-Lehman standout running back, a redshirt freshman who got his first collegiate carry late in Penn State’s 56-0 throttling of Georgia State on Saturday. Taking […]

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Way out in front: Penn State rolls right over Georgia State 56-0

STATE COLLEGE — There was no path for Saquon Barkley but straight ahead. Hauling in an across-the-body lob from Trace McSorley, Barkley was trapped against the left sideline with a Georgia State safety ready to cut him off. Then came a slight shake of the head. A half-step toward the middle of the field. The […]

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Penn State tries to ward off complacency against Georgia State

It took less than four minutes for James Franklin to mention it. This wasn’t a surprise. The Penn State coach was looking for anything for his players to seize on this week to take Georgia State seriously. “I think the thing that probably jumps out to me is this same team, essentially same team, went […]

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Penn State looking for a special teams boost from Saquon Barkley

There was a time when Koa Farmer worked regularly with the kick returners. In past seasons, before he became a full-time linebacker, Farmer’s natural athleticism led to Penn State coaches trying him out on special teams, where he even broke a return off for a touchdown during a past training camp. Now the kick return […]

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Senior cornerback Grant Haley keeps coming up big for Penn State

Grant Haley was just happy to not be stuck on the sideline. To not have an athletic trainer hovering over him. To not be forced to watch his team lose an early game to an in-state opponent. The Penn State cornerback had been hampered by September injuries in each of the last two seasons. He […]

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Georgia State helps Penn State solve annual scheduling puzzle

There’s always going to be a Georgia State. At least, for the foreseeable future. Penn State is playing its least heralded game of 2017 on Saturday when Georgia State visits Happy Valley, a game that has the Nittany Lions pegged as a whopping 38.5-point favorite. In sculpting a non-conference schedule each season, Penn State is […]

8 Comments - 5:17 pm

LOCAL VIDEO
Lady Eagles' Goins is Salem-bound

Grayce Goins probably had one of the most difficult tasks of any local volleyball player during the 2016 season. The Surry Central defensive specialist and libero was one of the focal points of the Lady Eagles' defense, during a season in which the team was rebuilding.

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Rising to the occasion

Kaylee Freed played an important role on North Surry volleyball teams that won 46 matches and two Western Piedmont Athletic Conference titles the past two seasons, but expected her sports career would end when she graduated.

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Hurley to coach at state games again

The Powerade State Games High School Soccer Showcase will take place June 24-25 at the UNC Greensboro Soccer Stadium, and as usual, Mount Airy head soccer coach Will Hurley will be a part of it.

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Lady Cards move Into second-place tie

Mount Airy already knew it had its work cut out for it on Thursday evening, when East Surry came calling. It didn't help the Lady Bears' cause that they had to figure out a way to stop the likes of Greensboro College recruit Mary Jo Lowe.

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Bears batter Villains again

On Wednesday night, the Granite Bears of Mount Airy registered a 9-2 win over Bishop McGuinness, and as a result, tallied back-to-back wins over the Villains in the last two days.

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Cards sweep two from Camels

Conference co-leader East Surry had to be reminded of that on Tuesday evening, when the fourth-ranked Cardinals started slowly in game one of a doubleheader with Atkins at Barry Hall Field.

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Strong second half lifts Central

Surry Central's girls' soccer team earned its second Western Piedmont Athletic Conference win on Monday evening, earning a 3-0 victory over North Surry in Dobson.

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Lankford inks with Presbyterian

After a four-year career that included four All-Conference honors and two Northwest 1A Conference Player of the Year citations, the senior walked off the court at the Dean E. Smith Center on the afternoon of March 11 as a state champion.

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Cardinals just miss team victory

The East Surry tennis team has encountered rough sailing in the early part of its 2017 season, struggling against several of the area's top programs.

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