New faces make their mark in Blue-White Game

STATE COLLEGE — The danger, Ricky Rahne said, is getting bored in your play-calling. “That’s the one thing I keep telling myself,” Penn State’s new offensive coordinator said after Saturday’s Blue-White Game. “You can’t get bored. You can’t be afraid to call the same play 15, 16 times (in a season). Because it works. You […]

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Blue-White notebook: PSU lands top-100 overall offensive lineman

STATE COLLEGE — Once again, Penn State’s biggest news from Blue-White weekend came off the field. With roughly 160 recruits in town for the event according to coach James Franklin — a larger number than usual thanks to new rules that allow juniors to take official visits during the spring — the Nittany Lions landed […]

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Busy weekend coming up for Penn State at Blue-White Game

It may be just a scrimmage to some. For others, Saturday’s Blue-White Game will be their first time playing in front of a crowd at Beaver Stadium. “Yeah, I think it means a lot,” Penn State coach James Franklin said. “It means a lot to us (coaches) to be able to evaluate those guys and […]

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Penn State votes McSorley, Scott and Gillikin football team captains

Trace McSorley and Nick Scott have grown accustomed to leading the charge as captains for Penn State’s football team. Now, punter Blake Gillikin will join them. Football Selects 2018 Captains Penn State coach James Franklin announced Saturday seniors McSorley and Scott and junior Gillikin were voted as team captains for the 2018 season by their […]

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Lake-Lehman’s Connor McGovern has high hopes for Penn State’s offensive line

Direct, confident and most of all positive, Connor McGovern laid it out there. “I think this year will be the year of the offensive line,” Penn State’s starting center said Tuesday. “We’re improved from last year. Every man up front is taking a step forward, and I think we’ll be the leaders of the offense […]

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In his return to Happy Valley, Bill O’Brien isn’t surprised by Penn State’s success

Four years later, the word “surprised” still makes Bill O’Brien wince. Oh, he had plenty of reasons to be caught off guard by events during his two seasons as Penn State’s head coach. Dropped into an unprecedented situation of scandal and sanctions, O’Brien had new causes of alarm to deal with on a daily basis. […]

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Ex-football star Hamilton praised for intervening in alleged drug activity

Two people from the State College area praised the actions of Harry Hamilton on Friday, lending support to the beleaguered former NFL standout in his attempt to thwart what he believes is a growing drug culture in Centre County. Former Penn State assistant football coach Booker Brooks and Skip Dreibelbis, a kicker on the Nittany […]

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Penn State linebackers enter a time of transition during spring ball

The message has been sent to Koa Farmer. For Penn State’s defense to rebound from the loss of eight starters, the senior linebacker is going to have to break through as both a player and a leader. ”I’d say the biggest thing with Koa is — this is his year,” Nittany Lions coach James Franklin […]

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Wideout Hamler an early spring standout for Nittany Lions

By September, it will have been more than two years since K.J. Hamler played in a live game. A serious knee injury wrecked the speedy receiver’s senior year in the first week of the 2016 season. That led to a redshirt when he arrived at Penn State in 2017. So yeah, Hamler’s just a bit […]

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Champs: Penn State cruises to NIT title

NEW YORK — Flavor Flav had his red cap flipped backward as he pulled out his iPhone on the Madison Square Garden court. Flav held the camera steady and recorded cousin Shep Garner clip the final strands of the championship net and wave it toward the Penn State die-hards. Flav’s T-shirt at the NIT said […]

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