Meet Chris Siergiej, the newest Pennsylvania State University Marching Blue Band drum major. This past Saturday, Siergiej (pronounced SIR-gee) was chosen above nine other candidates to lead the Blue Band in 2013. Siergiej, who played saxophone in his first three years, is entering his fourth season with the Blue Band.
We caught up with Siergiej the day after his successful audition to find out how he prepared and what he's excited for moving forward, among other things.
Of all the great concerts hosted at Penn State throughout the year, the annual spring music festival Movin’ On was by far the most highly anticipated. Check out our recap here.
A few weeks of rumors were officially confirmed today, and the news will result in changes to the Big Ten football divisions and schedule. Penn State will be playing in the Big Ten East along with Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Rutgers, and Maryland.
Three former Penn State football players were selected in the NFL Draft this weekend, and others signed free agent contracts with teams after the draft was completed.
Former Penn State linebacker Michael Mauti will be NFL teammates with Gerald Hodges after being selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the 7th round of the NFL Draft with the 213th overall pick. Hodges was selected earlier this afternoon in the fourth round by the Vikings.
Gerald Hodges' journey from Paulsboro, New Jersey to the National Football League is complete as the former Penn State linebacker was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the NFL Draft with the 120th overall pick.