Monthly Archives: October 2009

Penn State vs. Northwestern live blog

Welcome to the York Daily Record’s ninth Penn State live chat of the season. The No. 12 Nittany Lions (7-1, 3-1 Big Ten) will continue its Big Ten play after demolishing Michigan at the Big House, 35-10 against unranked Northwestern … Continue reading

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A homecoming

Keep an eye on Penn State fullback Joe Suhey today. Sure, he’s exceeded most expectations by being a reliable pass-catcher out of the backfield and even a decent short-yardage runner at times. The best thing, though, is that he’s making … Continue reading

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Pregame report

With about 10 minutes to go before kickoff, the Wildcats and Nittany Lions are done warming up, back in their locker rooms. And we’re wondering when all of the fans are going to get here? Entire sections of the stands … Continue reading

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A needed reunion

It certainly hasn’t been an easy week for Penn State coach Larry Johnson and his family. That’s why it was perfect moment for the defensive line coach on Friday night when he met up with former player Anthony “Spice” Adams … Continue reading

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How about 88 in a row

I think we must give a big shout-out to the Penn State women’s volleyball team. Hey, they made the ESPN Sportcenter highlights. They deserve all the attention they can get. The Nittany Lions just won their 88th-straight match on Friday … Continue reading

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Life on the road

There’s a little bit of pressure to do the Northwestern football trip right, you know. This isn’t West Lafayette, Ind., OK? There’s stuff to see and do and lots of parking jams to get into around Chicago. So, of course, … Continue reading

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Penn State memories

It’s been a while since we’ve been in the north suburbs of Chicago. Four years for the Nittany Lions. Usually, Penn State has had the upperhand against Northwestern when it comes to football, except for that bizarre, inept contest here … Continue reading

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Team report from Chicago

The rain has finally stopped and the Nittany Lions have made it to team headquarters here at the Hilton Hotel in isolated Northbrook. Nothing like being in the north Chicago suburbs, away from most everything. But that’s how Joe Paterno … Continue reading

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Paterno up for “the award”

Once again, Joe Paterno is on the the Paul “Bear” Bryant College Football Coach of the Year Award Watch List. That’s a big title. What it means is that Paterno is one of about 20 candidates hoping to be named … Continue reading

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Purdue a ‘Cradle of Quarterbacks’

It seems to be the year of the Boilermakers in the NFL. Three pro teams remain undefeated so far this season, and each boasts a former Purdue quarterback on its roster — New Orleans has Drew Brees, Denver has Kyle … Continue reading

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