Monthly Archives: June 2009

The recruiting roll is on …

The top-shelf recruits keep rolling in for the Nittany Lions. The latest were two, big stud defensive tackles (300-pound big) in Virginia’s Evan Hailes and New York’s DaQuan Jones giving their verbal commitments to Penn State over the weekend. That … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Frank

Daily Record/Sunday News Penn State writer Frank Bodani is a Pittsburgh fan in most sports. In fact, he even wrote a recent column explaining this. So, to help celebrate Frank’s 40th birthday, his wife Shelly Bodani had this cake made … Continue reading

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Becoming Quarterback U.?

It now appears more likely than ever that Penn State will get a verbal commitment from its second top quarterback in its recruiting class. Michigan’s Robert Bolden, the 6-foot-4, 205-pound runner and thrower also has scholarship offers from Oregon, Wisconsin, … Continue reading

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Noon kickoffs announced

The theme is developing nicely for the opening of the Penn State football season: Three-straight overmatched opponents in Beaver Stadium. Three-straight noon starts. Each of the games (Sept. 5 vs. Akron, Sept. 12 vs. Syracuse and Sept. 19 vs. Temple) … Continue reading

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The recruits are coming …

This is shaping up as the next big recruiting weekend at Penn State, which is part of arguably the best recruiting start in memory. Top targets expected to visit during the prestigious high school “senior camp” include Virginia defensive tackle … Continue reading

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Catch JoePa on TV

A recent interview with Joe Paterno is scheduled to be shown on ESPN at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The interview is conducted by John Saunders and is part of ESPN’s “College Football Live 50 State Tour.” Paterno will discuss the … Continue reading

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Student tickets go on sale

Football season tickets for Penn State students go on sale Monday. The sale begins with seniors and continues through the week, finishing with graduate students. All returning full-time Penn State students wishing to purchase a 2009 season ticket were required … Continue reading

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Curley one of the top ADs

Penn State’s Tim Curley has been named one of the top four athletic directors in the nation — called the Under Armour ADs of the Year award. Curley, in his 16th year at Penn State, was the northeast region winner. … Continue reading

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Baublitz is a good fit

The Internet message board debate about Central York’s Kyle Baublitz heated up on Monday — a day after he gave his verbal commitment to Penn State. How good is he really? What position will he even play? Undoubtedly, the kid … Continue reading

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Royals draft Scirrotto

Fair or not, Anthony Scirrotto’s stature among Penn State fans dropped significantly in the past year or so. Something to do with his first two years being more productive than his last two. And a big something to do with … Continue reading

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