PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Nittany Lion Mascot Charged With Underage Drinking

Clint Gyory, the 2009-2010 Nittany Lion mascot, was charged last Tuesday with offenses that included underage drinking and public drunkenness, according to docket sheets obtained from the Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System official website. The charges were connected with incidents that occurred on August 1st, 2010, the day following Gyory’s birthday.

Beyond the charges of underage drinking and public drunkenness, the District Court docket sheets also included a charge of criminal mischief–tampering with property. The docket sheets also show that the district court is still awaiting a plea from Gyory. Curtis White, the PSU cheerleading head coach, offered the following in a statement:

We are certainly disappointed in the news of this incident, perhaps no one more so than Clint himself. He understands that his poor judgment does not come without impact on the athletic department and the University, and he is most regretful of that. He will not be in uniform throughout the month of September.

Gyory offered no comment, but noted that Coach White would be responsible for handling all further questions. Penn State spokesman Geoff Rushton stated that the charges have been referred to judicial affairs, but that the process will remain confidential. He also noted that, “If [Gyory] is guilty of the charges, we are obviously very disappointed.”

About the Author

Comments

More by Brian

T.I. Cancels BJC performance

T.I. has canceled his scheduled September 24th performance at the Bryce Jordan Center. The BJC has removed all information relating to the concert.

Penn State Center Stage to Perform Altar Boyz

TEDxPSU Speakers Announced Today

Athletics

Penn State Hockey Releases 2018-19 Roster

Brett Murray is no longer on the team after an uneventful tenure in Happy Valley that saw him score just one goal in 33 games.

Penn State Women’s Soccer Sophomores Start Season Strong

Penn State Women’s Soccer Beats Duquesne 6-0

Shea Moyer Lifts Penn State Women’s Soccer Past West Virginia 1-0

Penn State Women’s Soccer Poised For Strong 2018 Season

Student Life

Your Fall 2018 Sylly Week Playlist

Whether this is your first semester or last, welcome to Sylly Week.

While You Were Gone…

Involvement Fair Returns To HUB Lawn Syllabus Week

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

While You Were Gone…

Here’s a roundup of what went on around Penn State during summer break.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

What Changed In State College While You Were Away

With another summer in the books, here are all the changes to State College that happened while you were gone.

Send this to a friend