James Franklin’s Quest For Packed Beaver Stadium Begins Today With Season Ticket Renewals And Upgrades
James Franklin wants to see Beaver Stadium packed to the very top for every home game. That quest took a first step on Thursday when Nittany Lion Club members got a chance to renew tickets and change seat selections.
John Urschel might need a new trophy case sooner rather than later. The former Penn State football player is up for yet another award.
Similar to the way things worked under O'Brien, each assistant coach on Franklin's staff will recruit an area of the state, chipping in elsewhere as needed. And visits aren't wasted time and energy. If Penn State makes a trip to the western edge of the state to visit one recruit, staffers making the trip will visit other schools as well -- just to maintain a working relationship with high schools across the state.
State lawmakers are in a tough spot when it comes to Penn State President Erickson's request for additional state funding for the next budget year.
Sue Paterno, a well-known community advocate and Penn State's finest matriarch, was hospitalized Thursday morning. Dan McGinn, a spokesperson for the Paterno family, says Sue Paterno fell and was hospitalized for observation. The family says she fell while on Penn State's campus.
Penn State basketball will look to upset Ohio State again tonight on Senior Night.
The civil lawsuit former Penn State president Graham Spanier filed against Louis Freeh last October won't be going anywhere for now.
"We want to bring change to Harrisburg, putting government back on the side of families, with a focus on improving education, creating jobs and promoting equality for all. I am not a politician, but someone from a family dedicated to hard work, public service and charity to all."
As part of an effort to put an end to State Patty's Day – a Penn State student-created event that promotes binge drinking – several bars have accepted the university's new cash incentive to close during the event. Penn State Spokesman Bill Zimmerman says Levels, Lion's Den, The Brewery, Phyrst and Local Whiskey have all accepted the compensation offer and will therefore close their doors on March 1.
A local attorney says asking downtown bars and restaurants to stop serving alcohol on State Patty's Day is not the right solution to curb rowdiness related to the Penn State student-created event.
Attorneys Claim Judge, Deputy Attorney General Treated Spanier, Curley and Schultz Unfairly During Grand Jury
Attorneys for former Penn State administrators say the judge and deputy attorney general in the Jerry Sandusky grand jury investigation acted unfairly -- therefore the criminal charges against them should be thrown out.
It's an important day for the future of the program with 2015 recruits getting close to making their college decisions. While Junior Day might be the marquee event during a fairly calm period in the college football world, here are six more dates Penn State fans can look forward to in the coming months.
Does Penn State have the best student section in the Big Ten? At least one writer at ESPN.com thinks so.
Penn State athletics lost just shy of $6 million during 2012-13 per a financial report released Friday (the press release cleverly referred to it as "expenses exceeding revenues" instead of a loss, of course).
They got the monkey off their back, but Penn State hockey has only just started to get going.
“I heard people talk about it, I didn’t hear him say that," Chyrst said. "People can talk about whatever they want to say, I think it’s what you do. You really don’t spend a lot of time thinking about it. We know it’s a competitive world. People can talk all they want, the actions are going to speak loudest."
Local authorities decided late last year it was time to hand the cold-case of Centre County's missing district attorney over to the Pennsylvania State Police.
Now directing NBC’s coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, David Mazza began his audiovisual career at Park Forest Elementary School as a member of the AV Club.
The switch from an old, obsolete analog emergency radio system to a new digital system with an increase in coverage and capabilities is expected to happen in the State College area just in time for State Patty's Day.
A handful of players will do their part in 2014 on both sides of the ball. Here are five players from Penn State's 2014 recruiting class that could make an early splash.
Expect some fireworks at Penn State Friday night as university workers take on a messy flock of crows.
It's still unclear how downtown bars and taverns will handle this year's State Patty's Day event, but one thing is nearly certain, the downtown area will not be alcohol-free.
Glen may have been exhausted, but he hadn't played a single minute that night. Even so, he still had dished out the most important assist of the week. Only 24-hours earlier, Glen had begun the first of four injections as part of a bone marrow donation procedure. A member of Be The Match, Penn State's assistant captain received word earlier in the month that he was a match for a patient in need.
The Penn State Faculty Senate approved a motion Tuesday afternoon that criticizes both university administrators and the senate's leadership in a dispute over how the Wellness Task Force was established.
Penn State head football coach James Franklin told the Faculty Senate Tuesday he wants to see all GPA football records broken under his leadership.
His goal was to learn everyone's name by Monday. So it's test time for Penn State's newest strength and conditioning coach Dwight Galt.
Wood smoke and the smell of meats cooked over a fire will soon fill the parking lot of The Autoport. The tiki hut will be replaced with a wood-fire grill. The menu will include Southern comfort food. In just a few days, The Autoport restaurant will transform into Clem’s Roadside Bar & Grill, a restaurant featuring Clem’s BBQ, collard greens, catfish and other favorites from below the Mason-Dixon line.
Penn State's new defensive line coach Sean Spencer knows the kind of shoes he's filling. The shoes of a coach who spent 18 years at Penn State becoming one of the nation's most respected coaches and recruiters. Nothing about that act is easy to follow, but Spencer isn't trying to one-up Larry Johnson, he's trying to be the best Sean Spencer he can be.
After much speculation, a university spokesperson confirmed late Friday night exactly how much Penn State paid to Vanderbilt to obtain the services of head coach James Franklin.
The Penn State football team put together another solid academic performance during the Fall 2013 semester, with nearly 50 squad members earning at least a 3.0 grade-point average, according to Penn State. The total includes three student athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA.