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Ben Kline to lead Penn State’s Uplifting Athletes, “Lift for Life”

While Dallastown linebacker recovers from two surgeries, he’ll be leading the Penn State chapter of Uplifting Athletes, which raises money to fight rare diseases.

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Zach Zwinak barrels through Lift for Life … recovering wrist and all

Bruising Penn State tailback Zach Zwinak is ahead of schedule in his return from a wrist injury … as proven by his physical effort in Friday’s Lift for Life competition.

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Penn State’s Lift for Life event set

The 11th annual Penn State Football Uplifting Athletes “Lift For Life” is slated for Friday, July 12, beginning at 5 p.m. at the outdoor lacrosse field next to the Ashenfelter Multisport Facility on the University Park campus in State College. … Continue reading

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Eric Shrive making his Penn State mark off the field

Penn State’s Eric Shrive has become one of the nation’s top college football fundraisers in the fight against rare diseases.

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Penn State Lift for Life changed one family’s life

Six years ago, the Willie family knew nothing of Penn State. Today, they have a home decor that includes pillows, flags, posters and even wall-to-wall logo carpeting. All because the football team and its kidney cancer benefit touched their lives … Continue reading

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Meeting the toughest Penn State father around

Penn State’s Silas Redd is one of the toughest, most accomplished tailbacks in the nation. But his father? Probably even tougher. And it starts with his handshake.

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Remember this Nittany Lion? The Lift for Life Man of Steel

John Shaw, a Spring Grove resident, was one of the biggest workout fanatics on the Nittany Lions. This is a great shot of him to get ready for Friday’s annual Lift for Life.

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Penn State Lift for Life set for Friday

It’s the Nittany Lion offense versus defense for a good cause Friday as the 10th annual Uplifting Athletes Lift For Life to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association gets under way at Penn State. Penn State football players will test their … Continue reading

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Uplifting Athletes names officers

The Penn State Chapter of Uplifting Athletes, composed of Nittany Lions’ football players, elected a slate of new officers recently, as well as set the date for the ninth annual Penn State Lift for Life. The officers are as follows: … Continue reading

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Lift for Life a success

The totals are in, and the Penn State football team’s Lift for Life event was again a rousing success. The seventh annual event brought in $98,461.35 for the Kidney Cancer Association. “You really can’t describe it,” Brett Brackett, president of … Continue reading

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