Things may be looking up for the Penn State men’s basketball program in terms of fan interest, as the average attendance per home game increased by a large margin from the previous year, ranking fifth in Division I while adding an additional 1,787 attendees from 2013-14.
Penn State is well represented as NHL teams begin their respective development camps, with four current Nittany Lions — along with two former players — joining NHL clubs to train and sharpen their skills, while taking home invaluable knowledge from the best in the sport.
They did it. Ali Krieger, Alyssa Naeher, and the U.S. Women’s National Team are World Cup Champions.
A cross country and track runner at Penn State, current President and CEO of Nike Mark Parker was recommended by current Chairman Phil Knight to become the new chairman of the company following Knight’s stepping down sometime in 2016.
We are honored to announce the Alex Federman Memorial Scholarship endowment to benefit Penn State student writers.
The Blue Band family added another esteemed musician to its staff this week. Dr. Eric Bush was announced as the Assistant Director of the Blue Band. The Assistant Directors’ responsibilities include helping to organize and run the Blue Band, the Fall Athletic Band, and the Pride of the Lions Pep Band.
Penn State’s own Matt Brown added another impressive title to his resume when he was named Capital One Division I Academic All-America® of the Year this morning.
For the third-straight major tournament, Team USA and Japan will meet in the final. Penn Staters Ali Krieger and Alyssa Naeher have the chance to become World Cup champions Sunday night.
Christian Hackenberg returns to the place that cemented his status as an elite blue-chip quarterback recruit, except this time, he’ll be instructing rather than competing.
The Penn State Cycling Club will host the first ever Nittany Stage Race on August 1 and 2. The two-day event will feature three different types of bike races, including the state championship Pennsylvania Elite Women’s Road Race.
Less than a month after talented guard, and big personality Geno Thorpe decided to transfer out of State College, Pat Chambers and his coaching staff have picked up a commitment from another guard to potentially take his place. Former UConn point guard Terrence Samuel visited Penn State today and committed today as well according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.
James Franklin and his staff have been on a hot streak with recruiting recently, and it doesn’t look like that trend will stop any time soon, as they just picked up a commitment from four-star defensive end Daniel Joseph, from Lake Forest, Illinois. Joseph is the class’ second defensive end recruit, along with Shane Simmons, one of the classes first, and most touted recruits.
After a busy week for football, with recruits, student tickets, and more game time announcements, James Franklin gave fans even more to be excited about with a fantastic hype video.
President Barron accepted all of the Sexual Assault and Harassment Task Force recommendations, including the switch to an investigative sexual assault model that allows a trained investigator to take part in the compilation of evidence for trial.
Lift for Life, the marquee event conducted by the Penn State Uplifting Athletes chapter is set to kick off on July 11 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the Penn State Lacrosse Field.
The 6-foot-6 center, currently playing in the USHL, is the fifth recent Nittany Lion who has been drafted to the NHL.
After the former Penn State star didn’t hear his name called in either of the two rounds of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, D.J. Newbill was left waiting for an NBA team to come calling for his services. Newbill worked out with a number of teams before the draft, including the Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, and many others. One team in particular, the Los Angeles Clippers, was impressed enough to sign Newbill to their Summer League roster, giving the Nittany Lion great his first opportunity in the NBA.
The 6-foot, 270 pound Maryland native had 21 offers and was choosing between Virginia Tech, Maryland, and Penn State.
The student section that Kirk Herbstreit called “as good as there is in the country” will once again, of course, be full at every home game.
The Penn State Altoona pitcher took matters of revenge into her own hands after discovering that a teammate allegedly ratted out a coach for violating the school’s alcohol policy.
Make that commit No. 13 for James Franklin and the Penn State football program. Franklin and his staff were able to lure three-star defensive tackle Christian Colon (Independence/Charlotte, NC) away from in-state schools Charlotte and UNC today, as the behemoth defensive tackle gave his verbal commitment to Penn State.
Ali Krieger, former Nittany Lion soccer star and current member of Team USA, will appear in the issue when it hits stands in July. ESPN released a sneak peek of its interview and photoshoot entitled Under Ali Krieger’s Uniform on Thursday.
Penn State and Temple will start their football seasons at 3:30 p.m. on September 5th in Philadelphia. It will be the two teams’ 43rd meeting all-time.
Former New Orleans Saints Head Coach and Washington Redskins Defensive Coordinator Jim Haslett has been brought on by Penn State football as a team consultant, working throughout the program to assist coaches and staff.
Penn State football is on the rise, and one national media outlet even believes the team can be a national power within the next few years.
Three-star defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour (DePaul Catholic/Wayne, NJ) announced his commitment to James Franklin and Penn State University today, joining a loaded Class of 2016 that will see him team up with four-star defensive end Shane Simmons — one of the top defensive end recruits in the country.