Monthly Archives: October 2013

PSU needs some positives after OSU loss

Podcast: Reporters Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss what needs to happen at Penn State for the Lions to have a successful finish in 2013. By Jim Seip, York Daily Record, Oct. 31, 2013

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Joe Battista leaving Penn State for new ice hockey venture

With his goal of bringing big-time ice hockey to his alma mater complete, longtime Penn State athletic department employee Joe Battista is leaving the university. Battista is the former longtime club hockey coach at Penn State and its current associate … Continue reading

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Despite late hit, tough night, Christian Hackenberg is just fine, his coach said

Despite a hard hit and a sore shoulder, Christian Hackenberg will be ready to lead the Lions against Illinois, Bill O’Brien said.

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O’Brien on Penn State’s defensive woes: Don’t mess with John Butler

Only once did Bill O’Brien’s emotions begin to flow fast during his first weekly press conference since the historic loss to Ohio State. Mostly, he was calm and even less evasive than usual while answering questions today, well-prepared to deal … Continue reading

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Penn State football chat, 8 p.m., Oct. 28

Join Penn State beat reporter Frank Bodani from 8 to 9 Monday night to chat about the Nittany Lions and how they will handle the 49-point loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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All eyes tonight on Penn State’s masher up front, No. 91, DaQuan Jones

Penn State’s offense will be on the hot seat from the opening moments tonight. Rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg must be able to navigate his first truly hostile road crowd and make quick, proper decisions to keep the Nittany Lions moving … Continue reading

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Saturday night live: The keys are in the hands of the Penn State offense

Ohio State is the big favorite Saturday night with its highlight-reel offense and 19-game winning streak. Here is how Penn State can overcome all of that.

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Being big is a business for this Buckeye; meet Ohio State’s Jack Mewhort

Maybe the biggest mountain in Penn State’s way Saturday night will be Jack Mewhort. The senior left offensive tackle leads the line for undefeated Ohio State.

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Another honor for John Urschel? The Penn State lineman puts it in perspective

John Urschel had some fun with reporters when discussing his latest honor, being named the day’s “best person in sports.”

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Podcast: PSU will need offensive display against Buckeyes

Podcast: Reporters Frank Bodani and Jim Seip discuss what Penn State will need to do in order to keep the game close against undefeated Ohio State in Columbus Saturday night. Oct. 24, 2013, By Jim Seip, York Daily Record/Sunday News

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