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State Patty's Day Keeps Police, EMS and Medical Center Busy State Patty's Day Keeps Police, EMS and Medical Center Busy
by Geoff Rushton

Rain didn't dampen State Patty's Day on Saturday, or the problems that come with the student-created drinking holiday. Full Story →

The Quest for Curling in State College The Quest for Curling in State College

Four years ago, as Pegula Ice Arena had recently opened its doors at Penn State and the Olympics were once again giving curling a platform in the United States, the Centre County Curling Club attempted to provide an outlet for the game in Happy Valley.

StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
Grange Equine Center to Receive $1.5 Million Grant for Expansion Grange Equine Center to Receive $1.5 Million Grant for Expansion

With hopes of attracting more statewide and national shows, the Equine Center at the Centre County Grange Park in Centre Hall plans to expand this year, and the Centre County Board of Commissioners approved the execution of documents required to accept a $1.5 million grant to allow that to happen.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
Penn State Basketball: Chambers Addresses Newbill In FBI Probe Penn State Basketball: Chambers Addresses Newbill In FBI Probe

“I have no connection or association with Andy Miller or his agency. The University is looking into the information released on Friday. As I have stated, this program is committed to doing things the right way.” Chambers said.

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Double Victory: State High Basketball Teams Win District 6 Championships
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Double Victory: State High Basketball Teams Win District 6 Championships

State College boys and girls basketball traveled to Penn State Altoona on Friday night and both came home with District 6 Class 6A championships.

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State College Boys and Girls Basketball Win District Championships State College Boys and Girls Basketball Win District Championships
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
One was an upset by a team that's continuing to put everything together at just the right time. The other was just about what was expected from a squad that's suffered just one loss all year. The end result was a pair of State College basketball victories over Altoona -- 42-41 for the girls team a [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the microcosm of of Penn State's season the Nittany Lions' 5-1 defeat of No.8 Minnesota proved to be a crucial victory in a still possible yet difficult path to the postseason. [Read More]
HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Paterno, the biopic starring Al Pacino as the late Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, finally has a premiere date. HBO announced on Friday that the film will debut on Saturday, April 7. [Read More]
Man in Serious Condition After Falling from Parking Garage Man in Serious Condition After Falling from Parking Garage
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 24-year-old New Hampshire man was hospitalizes after falling from the second level of an apartment building parking deck in downtown State College. [Read More]
Police Identify the Man Who Tried to Enter a State College Elementary School Police Identify the Man Who Tried to Enter a State College Elementary School
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A 26-year-old man from the Clearfield area was under the influence of drugs and hallucinating when he tried to gain unauthorized entry to Easterly Parkway Elementary School on Friday morning, according to State College Police. [Read More]
Administrators, Trustees Talk Grad Student Unionization Administrators, Trustees Talk Grad Student Unionization
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Penn State Provost Nick Jones on Thursday updated the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Affairs and Student Life about the process graduate students are currently going through for potential unionization. [Read More]
Luke Bryan Makes BJC M-O-V-E, Shouts Out James Franklin Luke Bryan Makes BJC M-O-V-E, Shouts Out James Franklin
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Country artist Luke Bryan made his return to Penn State Thursday night, bringing his What Makes You Country tour for what was his third performance at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
Police Apprehend Man Who Tried to Gain Unauthorized Entry to Elementary School Police Apprehend Man Who Tried to Gain Unauthorized Entry to Elementary School
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
State College Police apprehended a male who tried to gain unauthorized entry to Easterly Parkway Elementary School on Friday morning. [Read More]
State High Boys and Girls Basketball Set to Play for District Championships
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State High Boys and Girls Basketball Set to Play for District Championships
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The State College boys and girls basketball teams both head to the campus of Penn State Altoona on Friday night looking to claim District 6 Class 6A championships and a spot in the state playoffs. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's a busy weekend around the area for music and performing arts -- with bluegrass, orchestra, a woodwind serenade, musical theater, original dance choreography and opera all on the calendar And you'll find sports, community events, film, a special new puppet show and more. [Read More]

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Luke Bryan Makes BJC M-O-V-E, Shouts Out James Franklin Luke Bryan Makes BJC M-O-V-E, Shouts Out James Franklin
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Country artist Luke Bryan made his return to Penn State Thursday night, bringing his What Makes You Country tour for what was his third performance at the Bryce Jordan Center. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's a busy weekend around the area for music and performing arts -- with bluegrass, orchestra, a woodwind serenade, musical theater, original dance choreography and opera all on the calendar And you'll find sports, community events, film, a special new puppet show and more. [Read More]
Charter School Continues to Grow Charter School Continues to Grow
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Vincent Corso
The Young Scholars of Central PA Charter School recently expanded and was renovated, giving a growing student body a better space in which to learn. [Read More]
Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
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Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Are the Nittany Lions’ future schedules of Ball State, Buffalo and Kent State, populated with an Auburn here and everyone’s favorite, Virginia Tech, there, enough to fill Beaver Stadium and get CJF to the CFP? [Read More]
Huntin’, Fishin’ and Climbin’ Every Day: Luke Bryan Visits Penn State Basketball Practice Huntin’, Fishin’ and Climbin’ Every Day: Luke Bryan Visits Penn State Basketball Practice
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Luke Bryan took a break from preparing to kick the dust up in the home of Penn State basketball to visit the team’s practice Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Pennsylvania House Resolution Declares Saquon Barkley Day Pennsylvania House Resolution Declares Saquon Barkley Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Just when you thought Saquon Barkley had it all, he just got a little bit more. He's ranked at No. 1 on Mel Kiper’s Big Board. He celebrated his 21st birthday with an endorsement deal with Nike. And now there's a whole day dedicated to celebrating him in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
The Founders' Vision
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The Founders' Vision
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Thomas Meade
Feb. 22 is an important day in history for a number of reasons. It's George Washington's birthday (1732) and the day the Miracle on Ice happened (1980). But closer to home, it is also Penn State's birthday, now known as Founders’ Day. [Read More]
Frank Garis: A Remarkable Gift to State College Sports
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Frank Garis: A Remarkable Gift to State College Sports
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Bill Horlacher
Frank Garis is an unforgettable man, that’s for sure. But what makes him special, other than the fact that he’s served for 53 years as a volunteer for State College school sports? Maybe it’s the way that Frank combines traits that rarely fit together in one life. And that he's rock-solid reli [Read More]
College Football's Cyber Warfare
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College Football's Cyber Warfare
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
The internet disinformation wars began years ago in college football. As far back as the late 1990s coaches and operatives in football programs would create online message board personalities to post rumors on opposing team's message boards. [Read More]
Choreographers to Premiere New Work at State Theatre Choreographers to Premiere New Work at State Theatre
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Anne Walker
On Friday and Saturday, Ann Van Kuren, director of VanDance Inc., will present JazzBird, her most recent creative offering, at the State Theatre. The presentation will also feature Steel Valley Rhythms, the work of independent professional choreographer Michele Dunleavy. [Read More]

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State College Boys and Girls Basketball Win District Championships State College Boys and Girls Basketball Win District Championships
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
One was an upset by a team that's continuing to put everything together at just the right time. The other was just about what was expected from a squad that's suffered just one loss all year. The end result was a pair of State College basketball victories over Altoona -- 42-41 for the girls team a [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the microcosm of of Penn State's season the Nittany Lions' 5-1 defeat of No.8 Minnesota proved to be a crucial victory in a still possible yet difficult path to the postseason. [Read More]
HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Paterno, the biopic starring Al Pacino as the late Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, finally has a premiere date. HBO announced on Friday that the film will debut on Saturday, April 7. [Read More]
State High Boys and Girls Basketball Set to Play for District Championships
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State High Boys and Girls Basketball Set to Play for District Championships
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The State College boys and girls basketball teams both head to the campus of Penn State Altoona on Friday night looking to claim District 6 Class 6A championships and a spot in the state playoffs. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's a busy weekend around the area for music and performing arts -- with bluegrass, orchestra, a woodwind serenade, musical theater, original dance choreography and opera all on the calendar And you'll find sports, community events, film, a special new puppet show and more. [Read More]
Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
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Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Are the Nittany Lions’ future schedules of Ball State, Buffalo and Kent State, populated with an Auburn here and everyone’s favorite, Virginia Tech, there, enough to fill Beaver Stadium and get CJF to the CFP? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Pat Chambers announced on Thursday night that Mike Watkins has been ruled out of Sunday’s matchup at Nebraska after suffering a right knee injury in Wednesday’s 72-63 loss against No. 17 Michigan. [Read More]
Huntin’, Fishin’ and Climbin’ Every Day: Luke Bryan Visits Penn State Basketball Practice Huntin’, Fishin’ and Climbin’ Every Day: Luke Bryan Visits Penn State Basketball Practice
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Anthony Colucci
Luke Bryan took a break from preparing to kick the dust up in the home of Penn State basketball to visit the team’s practice Thursday afternoon. [Read More]
Pennsylvania House Resolution Declares Saquon Barkley Day Pennsylvania House Resolution Declares Saquon Barkley Day
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Derek Bannister
Just when you thought Saquon Barkley had it all, he just got a little bit more. He's ranked at No. 1 on Mel Kiper’s Big Board. He celebrated his 21st birthday with an endorsement deal with Nike. And now there's a whole day dedicated to celebrating him in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m. Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m.
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will conclude its spring practice session with the annual Blue White game. The event, previously announced for Saturday, April 21 will officially kick at 3 p.m.in Beaver Stadium. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Look Their Best In 5-1 Thumping Of No. 8 Minnesota
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
In the microcosm of of Penn State's season the Nittany Lions' 5-1 defeat of No.8 Minnesota proved to be a crucial victory in a still possible yet difficult path to the postseason. [Read More]
HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date HBO Releases Full Trailer for 'Paterno,' Announces Premiere Date
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Paterno, the biopic starring Al Pacino as the late Penn State head coach Joe Paterno, finally has a premiere date. HBO announced on Friday that the film will debut on Saturday, April 7. [Read More]
Administrators, Trustees Talk Grad Student Unionization Administrators, Trustees Talk Grad Student Unionization
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Elissa Hill
Penn State Provost Nick Jones on Thursday updated the Board of Trustees Committee on Academic Affairs and Student Life about the process graduate students are currently going through for potential unionization. [Read More]
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Feb. 23-25
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
It's a busy weekend around the area for music and performing arts -- with bluegrass, orchestra, a woodwind serenade, musical theater, original dance choreography and opera all on the calendar And you'll find sports, community events, film, a special new puppet show and more. [Read More]
University, Borough Again Hope to Prevent State Patty's Day Problems University, Borough Again Hope to Prevent State Patty's Day Problems
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
With State Patty's Day entering its 11th year this weekend, Penn State and State College officials are once again hoping to diminish, if not completely curtail, the problems that have come along with the student-invented drinking holiday. [Read More]
Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
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Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
Are the Nittany Lions’ future schedules of Ball State, Buffalo and Kent State, populated with an Auburn here and everyone’s favorite, Virginia Tech, there, enough to fill Beaver Stadium and get CJF to the CFP? [Read More]
Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game Penn State Basketball: Watkins To Miss Nebraska Game
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State coach Pat Chambers announced on Thursday night that Mike Watkins has been ruled out of Sunday’s matchup at Nebraska after suffering a right knee injury in Wednesday’s 72-63 loss against No. 17 Michigan. [Read More]
The Founders' Vision
Column
The Founders' Vision
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Thomas Meade
Feb. 22 is an important day in history for a number of reasons. It's George Washington's birthday (1732) and the day the Miracle on Ice happened (1980). But closer to home, it is also Penn State's birthday, now known as Founders’ Day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m. Penn State Football: Blue White Game Kick Set for 3 p.m.
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Penn State will conclude its spring practice session with the annual Blue White game. The event, previously announced for Saturday, April 21 will officially kick at 3 p.m.in Beaver Stadium. [Read More]
Penn State Plans Room and Board Rate Increase Penn State Plans Room and Board Rate Increase
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State students living on campus will likely see a $135 per semester increase in average room and board rates in 2018-19. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Is Penn State's Non-Conference Football Schedule Good Enough?

Are the Nittany Lions’ future schedules of Ball State, Buffalo and Kent State, populated with an Auburn here and everyone’s favorite, Virginia Tech, there, enough to fill Beaver Stadium and get CJF to the CFP?

Thomas Meade

The Founders' Vision

Feb. 22 is an important day in history for a number of reasons. It's George Washington's birthday (1732) and the day the Miracle on Ice happened (1980). But closer to home, it is also Penn State's birthday, now known as Founders’ Day.

Frank Garis: A Remarkable Gift to State College SportsBill Horlacher

Frank Garis is an unforgettable man, that’s for sure. But what makes him special, other than the fact that he’s served for 53 years as a volunteer for State College school sports? Maybe it’s the way that Frank combines traits that rarely fit together in one life. And that he's rock-solid reli

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