Monthly Archives: January 2010

Looking to a coaching veteran

First-year Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson knows his sport, inside and out. Sanderson never lost a match at Iowa State, going 159-0 en route to capturing four NCAA titles. He also won a freestyle gold medal at the 2004 … Continue reading

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Recruit comes with little hype

The Penn State coaching staff reached into Tennessee to land an intriguing but unheralded defensive end prospect. Assistant coach Larry Johnson arrived in Nashville on Thursday and offered Brad Bars a scholarship — and the 6-foot-3, 225-pounder accepted on the … Continue reading

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A look at PSU recruit Shyquawn Pullium

Cathedral Prep’s Shyquawn Pullium made a verbal commitment this week to play cornerback for coach Joe Paterno’s Nittany Lions. Pullium, a 6-foot, 175 pound senior, is expected to sign his letter of intent Feb. 3, which is the first day … Continue reading

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JoePa hits Sporting News cover

Joe Paterno is back on the cover of a national magazine. This past fall it was Sports Illustrated. Now it’s the Sporting News, for the Feb. 1 issue that’s already on newsstands. The Hall of Fame coach is featured in … Continue reading

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Defensive back chooses Lions

Penn State waited until the very end to land its only defensive back of its recruiting class. Finally, though, Erie Cathedral Prep’s Shyquawn Pullium has reportedly given the staff a verbal commitment, the 19th for the Nittany Lions’ class of … Continue reading

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Wanna see the world as JoePa does?

STATE COLLEGE — An auction bid could net a football fan a chance to see through the smoky, thick-rimmed glasses of Penn State coach Joe Paterno. A pair of the Hall of Famer’s spectacles will available to the highest bidder … Continue reading

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Defense among the nation’s best

Penn State’s best defenders from last year’s team are busy preparing for the NFL. But only now are we finally finishing up talking about the work done by a defense led by linebackers Navorro Bowman and Sean Lee and tackle … Continue reading

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Single-game tickets increase $3

Some of Penn State’s football ticket prices will increase a few bucks for the 2010 season. Single-game tickets will jump $3, to $67 per ticket in 2010. Season ticket holders — public and student — will play the same price … Continue reading

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Penn State live chat 8 p.m.

Chat live with Penn State beat writer Frank Bodani tonight at 8 p.m. Bring any questions you want, especially regarding recruits. He’s here to answer them. Penn State Chat 1/25

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Lions shine in East-West Shrine Game

Penn State players had some outstanding moments in Saturday’s East-West Shrine Game in Orlando, Fla. Tight end Andrew Quarless caught the game-winning touchdown (shown at right) in the East’s 13-10 victory over the West. Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka threw a … Continue reading

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