Day: July 31, 2013
Pop crooner Eric Hutchinson will be performing in Happy Valley as part of SPA’s 3rd Annual Nittany Block Party when the school year begins on August 30th. His performance is one that will keep everybody in great spirits.
It’s finally happening: Penn State basketball is returning to the building it called home from 1929-1996. At today’s press conference at the Bryce Jordan Center, basketball coach Pat Chambers and athletic director David Joyner announced that Penn State will host Princeton at Rec Hall on December 14.
Legendary Penn State gymnastics coach Gene Wettstone has passed away at 100. When he came to Penn State in 1939, meets resembled a student circus, including high wire acts, juggling, unicycles and trapeze performances. Wettstone made it his goal to get the university involved in the real sport of gymnastics. He led Penn State until 1976, earning more than 200 victories and twelve undefeated seasons. Of Penn State gymnastics’ record 12 national championship, Wettstone coached nine of them.
Hungry for la comida Mexicana? If you’re a fan of Mexican food, you’ll be pleased to know that El Jalisco Mexican Restaurant on North Atherton Street is finally opening for business.
Joe Paterno may be gone but his ice cream flavor lives on and is helping people in the community.
Three women on the defending Big Ten Champions and defending National Runners-Up women’s soccer team have been named to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Best XI teams: First Team (senior forward Maya Hayes), Second Team (junior defender Whitney Church) and Freshman Team (defender Brittany Basinger).