Category Archives: Odds and ends

Slideshow: Penn State football team visits Children’s Hospital

On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery Some 120 Penn State football players and coaches visited the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital on Wednesday. Players and coaches signed autographs and interacted with patients, and they got a tour of … Continue reading

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Video: Penn State linemen, assistant coaches try to catch punts at spring practice

Penn State coach James Franklin held a punt-catching contest at a recent practice, but the participants were anything but the usual suspects. Instead, Penn State’s linemen and assistant coaches and staff members tried their hand at catching punts. Watch video from their attempts.

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James Franklin on the move again … at tonight’s State of the Union Address

It now seems assured that James Franklin truly never stops meeting and greeting. The new Penn State head football coach has stopped by most every varsity sporting event on campus and has hit the recruiting trail relentlessly with his staff … Continue reading

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Penn State seniors go out with a bang on social media

From hair-cutting celebrations to gratitude for fans’ support, the Penn State football seniors took to social media in full force after Saturday’s upset win against Wisconsin.

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Penn State’s Bentley, Greene selected in WNBA draft

Penn State Lady Lions seniors Alex Bentley and Nikki Greene were among the 36 players selected in the 2013 WNBA Draft on Monday night in Bristol, Conn. Bentley, who was one of the 12 players in attendance at the WNBA … Continue reading

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Interview with women’s basketball coach Coquese Washington

I had a chance to hear Lady Lions coach Coquese Washington speak this morning at the APSE regional meeting at Penn State. Take a listen below as she addresses social media, recruiting, the landscape of women’s basketball and the difference … Continue reading

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Penn State football freshmen show off their dance moves

As a part of THON tradition, Penn State teams square off in a dance competition during a pep rally. And here are the representatives of the Nittany Lions football team strutting their stuff. There’s even a “Dirty Dancing” moment near … Continue reading

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Storify: Penn State football players give back during THON

Penn State’s annual dance marathon, or THON, is a huge deal on campus, and student organizations campus-wide come together to add to the event’s unique atmosphere. The football team is no different. This year, 70 Nittany Lions mingled with 28 … Continue reading

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Lions have a little fun away from football field

After a week of grueling workouts and drills at camp, the Nittany Lions were looking to cut loose and have a little fun on Friday night. What better place to blow off a little steam than at the local bowling … Continue reading

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Penn State well-represented at London Olympics

Former Penn State athletes fared well at the recent London Olympics. A school-record 17 Nittany Lions participated in the games, and five of them medaled. The contingent consisted of competitors from seven sports, including both male and female competitors in … Continue reading

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