Author: Drew Balis

Drew is a senior marketing major. This fall, he will be covering Penn State Football for Onward State. He is a huge Philadelphia sports fan and loves THON and Domonic Brown.

Big Ten Players and Coaches Sound Off on New Targeting Rule

Twelve different programs participate in Big Ten Media Days in Chicago, and each one comes with a different set of circumstances and issues for the upcoming season, but one topic seemed to relate to all conference coaches during Wednesday’s session.

The NCAA recently revealed a new rule where a player can be immediately ejected from a game for targeting a defenseless player above the shoulders.

Glenn Carson’s Unique Summer

One of Penn State’s best football players is spending his summer working in the realm of a different sport.

When he’s not working out, middle linebacker Glenn Carson is enjoying a marketing internship with the State College Spikes.

Calm O’Brien Excited for Season, Hopes to Name Quarterback Halfway Through Training Camp

If Bill O’Brien is stressed about the upcoming season, he didn’t show it this afternoon in front of hundreds of reporters in Chicago at the 42nd annual Big Ten Media Days.

Joyner and O’Brien Discuss Ireland Travel Plans

A unique game site is bound to present some unusual challenges in terms of logistics and travel.

That is something the Penn State football program will be facing as it prepares for its trip to Ireland to open the 2014 season against Central Florida on August 30th.

Allen Robinson Named to Biletnikoff Watch List

Those wondering why Allen Robinson has not appeared on any preseason award watch lists need no longer complain.

Three Alarm Blaze Rips Through Townhomes, At Least Two People Rescued by Firefighters

The Fourth of July takes a disastrous turn for residents at a State College townhome complex Thursday night. Flames swept through the Waupelani Heights building, damaging all 19 nine units.

Massive Storm Hits State College

An intense storm resulted in flooding across State College Thursday afternoon and evening.
Referred to by AccuWeather senior meteorologist Mike Piggot as “one of the largest non-tropical storms in 20 years,” the rainfall closed portions of North Atherton Street and College Avenue and made other roads difficult to navigate.

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