Author: Sam Cooper
Former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin was passed on in last weekend’s NFL Draft, but that does not mean his NFL dream has ended. On Tuesday, the Scranton signal caller announced that he would be participating in the Washington Redskins’ rookie mini-camp beginning on Thursday.
OS editor Sam Cooper explains his Penn State journey from Beaver Stadium as an eight year old, to two years at Penn State Altoona, to his final two years at University Park.
Lady Lions guard Maggie Lucas had already garnered numerous awards and accolades for her outstanding junior campaign, but to win the Premier Players Women’s Player of College Basketball Award, Lucas needed help from the fans.
The Penn State Lionettes Dance Team won the National Championship earlier today at the National Dance Alliance Collegiate Dance Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla. The victory marks the program’s second consecutive National Championship and its second in program history.
Penn State entered the offseason oversigned by one scholarship player. Today, the scholarship situation became clearer when the names of Patrick Ackerman and Akosa Maduegbunam appeared on CBS’s Jeff Goodman’s annual transfer list. When asked about the CBS report, basketball SID Brian Siegrist told Black Shoe Diaries that there were “no official roster changes to report at this time.”
The Penn State baseball team finally halted a losing streak that spanned 13 games on Sunday with a 11-3 win over Wright State at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. With five games in the next six days, the Nittany Lions (6-21) will look to build off the Wright State win and garner some momentum as the weather warms up in the month of April. Tonight at 7 p.m. they’ll take on Kent State (14-15), who shutout the Nittany Lions 10-0 last week in Ohio. On Wednesday, Bucknell (9-22) will travel to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for a 6:05 p.m. first pitch.
Penn State football players Allen Robinson and Bill Belton sent fear into any Penn State fan on Twitter last night who forgot what day it was. The duo, with some help from other members of the “Supa Six,” sent the Nittany Nation Twittersphere into pandemonium last night with a series of terrifying Tweets indicating that the pair was transferring.