Monthly Archives: February 2012

Penn State player dismissed from team

Penn State dismissed Shawn Oakman from the football team for a violation of team rules, the school said in an email Tuesday night. No further details were given. Oakman, a defensive end from Penn Wood High School in Lansdowne, Pa., … Continue reading

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Penn State’s football marketing manager let go

According to the Centre Daily Times in State College, the man responsible for white-outs at Beaver Stadium is no longer employed at Penn State. Effective immediately, Guido D’Elia, the marketing manager for Nittany Lion football, is not working with the … Continue reading

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Dallastown teammates set to join Penn State’s powerhouse soccer team

Penn State’s top-grade men’s soccer team is welcoming in two Dallastown High recruits in Christian Kaschak and Shane Campbell. Kaschak is an early enrollee and so the recent announcement focused on the signings of Campbell and three others. Campbell was … Continue reading

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Penn State to host sitting volleyball exhibitions

Penn State athletics go far beyond the fall clashes at Beaver Stadium. This weekend is a great example. On Saturday, Feb. 25, Penn State will host sitting volleyball exhibition matches. Members of the Army Wounded Warriors sitting volleyball team, as … Continue reading

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PSU’s Mike Wallace offers a glimpse of THON

The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, raises funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer. Since 1977, THON has raised more than $78 million for The Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. … Continue reading

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Penn State football live chat, 8 p.m. Monday

Bring your Penn State football questions and comments for Frank Bodani at 8 p.m. Monday for our weekly PSU live chat. In the meantime, here’s Frank’s column diving into the deeper story behind PSU’s recruitment of star quarterback Christian Hackenberg. … Continue reading

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Charlie Fisher to coach quarterbacks at Penn State

Bill O’Brien has finally finished filling his new Penn State coaching staff. It became official today that Charlie Fisher of Miami (Ohio) will coach quarterbacks for the Nittany Lions. Fisher coached the Redhawks’ QBs and wide receivers for the past … Continue reading

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Penn State loses Mickey Bergstein … more than just a radio voice

Legends come in all shapes and forms, and Penn State lost another one this week. Mickey Bergstein was more than the former radio voice for the Nittany Lion football and men’s basketball teams. He had a 72-year relationship with the … Continue reading

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Storify: Remembering Joe Paterno

In the last several days, people have been sharing some social-media tributes to former Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who died Jan. 22 after a short battle with lung cancer. Some have shared their favorite JoePa quotes, others re-tweeted some … Continue reading

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‘The Joe We Know’ to be shown Sunday

The following story from Mike Hricik appeared on the website of the Daily Collegian, Penn State’s student newspaper, this week … A small group of former Penn State players joined at the first game without late former head football coach … Continue reading

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