Monthly Archives: October 2011

Penn State football live chat Halloween edition, 8 p.m. 10/31

Penn State football live chat, 8 p.m. 10/31 The Nittany Lions pulled off another improbable win, this time a snowy 10-7 decision against Illinois. The win pushed them to No. 16 in the AP Top 25 rankings. There’s plenty to … Continue reading

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Football in a Penn State winter wonderland

Never before has there been a football game quite like this at Penn State. Sure, they got some snow here during a game in 1996. It was cold and flurried a lot but barely stuck to the ground. And that … Continue reading

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Penn State football grades out at the top once again

Once again, Penn State’s football team produced some of the top academic numbers in the nation. The Nittany Lions’ Graduation Success Rate was 87 percent in the most recent NCAA study, tied with Stanford for the top rate among teams … Continue reading

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Paterno finds time to meet with coach’s kids at halftime

Apparently, Joe Paterno played good-will ambassador during halftime of Penn State’s game at Northwestern. A touching move to some. Another example of an old coach out of touch, to others. Tina Akouris of the Chicago Sun Times blogged about how … Continue reading

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Paterno sees the struggles with STEP

I expect Beaver Stadium to be filled again on Saturday, like it almost always was before this year. Despite the frigid temperatures expected. Or a growing grudge against Joe Paterno staying around too long to coach. Most importantly, despite the … Continue reading

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PSU’s Beaver Stadium makes list of top college venues

Anyone Penn State fan who has traveled to Happy Valley on a football Saturday knows that the facilities and atmosphere in Beaver Stadium are hard to beat.  Turns out, it’s not just the Nittany Lions faithful who think so. NCAA.com … Continue reading

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In case you missed these Penn State stories …

Too busy lately to follow the Penn State coverage in the York Daily Record? Here’s a few highlights from the past week. Frank Bodani: Devon Still comes up big against Northwestern Injury scare gives cornerback D’Anton Lynn perspective “Big Daddy” … Continue reading

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Penn State’s Gerald Hodges earns Big Ten award

Penn State linebacker Gerald Hodges was named Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his dominating performance in the victory over Northwestern. It’s Hodges’ first award, but he is the fourth Nittany Lion honored by the Big Ten this … Continue reading

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Penn State football live chat, 4 p.m. 10/24

Scheduling note: This week’s live chat will be at 4 p.m. Monday instead of our usual evening gathering. In the meantime, click here for full coverage from Penn State’s 34-24 win against Northwestern on Saturday. Penn State football live chat, … Continue reading

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Pickup basketball with Penn State reporters, staffers

Kickoff for Penn State’s game against Northwestern on Saturday isn’t until 7 p.m., but the Penn State entourage — players, coaches, reporters, photographers, staff members — arrived in the Chicago area by Friday night. So how do they fill the … Continue reading

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