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Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan Penn State Football: Previewing The Opponent: Michigan
by Ben Jones

Michigan can beat Penn State, the question is if it will. And it's hard to picture that scenario unfolding. At the end of the day Penn State's offense is more complete and its defense is at least comparable to Michigan's. The Nittany Lions don't want this to turn into a field goal contest, but i Full Story →

Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions Penn State Hockey: 3-2 AIC Loss Points To Larger, But Correctable Issues For Nittany Lions

"We're not playing the Penn State hockey that made us successful last year, we're playing a different game that I'm not sure anybody is good enough to play that game. We're not the ultra-skilled team that we can play the way we're playing offense right now."

StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Previewing Penn State - Michigan with College GameDay's David Pollack
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Previewing Penn State - Michigan with College GameDay's David Pollack

With ESPN's College GameDay in town and set to broadcast from Old Main Lawn, analyst David Pollack sat down with Centre County Report's Mike D'Avella to preview Saturday night's White Out game at Beaver Stadium between Penn State and Michigan.

StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 20-22 TGIF: State College Weekend Events for Oct. 20-22

Get into the Halloween spirit with Haunted Valley on the Penn State campus, take the Haunted Lake Loop Trail at Black Moshannon or take a short ride to some haunted attractions. Head out to Way's Fruit Farm for its fall festival, or enjoy Howard Volunteer Fire Company's big annual Punkin' Chunkin

StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Tailgate Ambassadors Tackle Recycling, Sustainability at Football Games Tailgate Ambassadors Tackle Recycling, Sustainability at Football Games

On Saturday, Penn State hosts Michigan in one of the most anticipated football match-ups of the season. While the football team and tailgaters prep for the big game, the Tailgate Ambassadors also are preparing to meet an important challenge.

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Travel Delays Expected with Road Work in Patton, College Townships Travel Delays Expected with Road Work in Patton, College Townships
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Separate road work projects are scheduled to begin Monday in Patton and College townships and may result in some additional travel delays in the area. [Read More]
The Next Stage Opens ‘Some Assembly Required’ Series The Next Stage Opens ‘Some Assembly Required’ Series
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Renck
The Next Stage will begin its new series, Some Assembly Required, with part one, titled “What Does the Director Do?,” to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at The State Theatre. [Read More]
Crash Closes Part of Interstate 80 Crash Closes Part of Interstate 80
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reported that I-80 west is closed between Exit 173 at Lamar and Exit 161 at Bellefonte. The section is expected to remain closed into the nighttime hours on Friday. [Read More]
Ferguson Township Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault Ferguson Township Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Ferguson Township Police are investigating after a woman reported she was sexually assaulted in her residence by an unknown male. [Read More]
High School Teams Look to Keep Pace in Week 9 High School Teams Look to Keep Pace in Week 9
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Centre County high school football teams were 3-3 in Week 8 of the 2017 season, but those three wins came against 5-1 Central Dauphin East, Central Martinsburg and Clearfield. [Read More]
Stories From the Co.Space: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and an Unbreakable Bond Stories From the Co.Space: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and an Unbreakable Bond
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The co.space in State College serves as a hub for creativity as well as a second family for everyone who lives there. [Read More]
State Police FOP Lodge Endorses McClain for District Judge State Police FOP Lodge Endorses McClain for District Judge
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Public defender Casey McClain earned an endorsement from Pennsylvania State Police troopers in his campaign for magisterial district judge. [Read More]
WPSU to Host Eventapalooza Kids Carnival WPSU to Host Eventapalooza Kids Carnival
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Families are invited to an afternoon of ocean and science-related activities and photos with PBS Kids characters and the Nittany Lion during a free carnival on Sunday at Innovation Park. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Denis Smirnov's fourth goal in as many games just 49 seconds into the final period seemed to shut the door on the night. Kris Myllari's snipe put Penn State's goal count to seven, ahead by four. [Read More]
Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
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Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We have to run the ball better and we have to protect better… consistently,” James Franklin said. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that I think there are some things that we’re doing this week that will help with that.” [Read More]

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Travel Delays Expected with Road Work in Patton, College Townships Travel Delays Expected with Road Work in Patton, College Townships
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Separate road work projects are scheduled to begin Monday in Patton and College townships and may result in some additional travel delays in the area. [Read More]
The Next Stage Opens ‘Some Assembly Required’ Series The Next Stage Opens ‘Some Assembly Required’ Series
16 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Renck
The Next Stage will begin its new series, Some Assembly Required, with part one, titled “What Does the Director Do?,” to be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday at The State Theatre. [Read More]
Stories From the Co.Space: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and an Unbreakable Bond Stories From the Co.Space: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and an Unbreakable Bond
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Emma Dieter
The co.space in State College serves as a hub for creativity as well as a second family for everyone who lives there. [Read More]
WPSU to Host Eventapalooza Kids Carnival WPSU to Host Eventapalooza Kids Carnival
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Families are invited to an afternoon of ocean and science-related activities and photos with PBS Kids characters and the Nittany Lion during a free carnival on Sunday at Innovation Park. [Read More]
'Haunted Valley' Set for Friday 'Haunted Valley' Set for Friday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Lantern-lit tours and a haunted house will be part of Haunted Valley, to be hosted by Penn State's Lion Ambassadors Friday night at University Park. [Read More]
Centre Region Active Adult Center Seeks Community Help to Complete Renovations Centre Region Active Adult Center Seeks Community Help to Complete Renovations
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Since moving to its new home in the Nittany Mall earlier this year, the Centre Region Active Adult Center has seen participation by area seniors continue to climb. [Read More]
Penn State-Michigan: A Moment in Time to Create Timeless Moments
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Penn State-Michigan: A Moment in Time to Create Timeless Moments
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
In college football each team is only together for one year. That is why Penn State head coach Rip Engle used to tell his players that each year belonged to them. As this season unfolds, these Penn State student-athletes are writing their chapter into the history books of Success With Honor, before [Read More]
'A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder' National Tour Heads to Eisenhower Auditorium 'A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder' National Tour Heads to Eisenhower Auditorium
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Samantha Renck
The Penn State Center for the Performing Arts will present the 2014 Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder at 7:30 p.m Thursday at Eisenhower Auditorium. [Read More]
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
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Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The hype is continuing to build, and many are getting ready for fun and work, as No. 2-ranked Penn State's gets set to take on No. 19/15 Michigan at 7:30 p.m.Saturday at Beaver Stadium in the White Out game. [Read More]
Committee Continues Work on Action Sports Park Proposal; Residents Invited to Take Survey Committee Continues Work on Action Sports Park Proposal; Residents Invited to Take Survey
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
An ad hoc committee is continuing to gather information and prepare recommendations for a proposed action sports park in State College Borough. And it's still seeking input from the public. [Read More]

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High School Teams Look to Keep Pace in Week 9 High School Teams Look to Keep Pace in Week 9
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Pat Rothdeutsch
Centre County high school football teams were 3-3 in Week 8 of the 2017 season, but those three wins came against 5-1 Central Dauphin East, Central Martinsburg and Clearfield. [Read More]
Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Denis Smirnov's fourth goal in as many games just 49 seconds into the final period seemed to shut the door on the night. Kris Myllari's snipe put Penn State's goal count to seven, ahead by four. [Read More]
Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
Column
Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We have to run the ball better and we have to protect better… consistently,” James Franklin said. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that I think there are some things that we’re doing this week that will help with that.” [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were laughing in the huddle. We would run the exact same play eight straight times. We literally ran the same play eight times. We were cracking up." [Read More]
Penn State-Michigan: A Moment in Time to Create Timeless Moments
Column
Penn State-Michigan: A Moment in Time to Create Timeless Moments
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Jay Paterno
In college football each team is only together for one year. That is why Penn State head coach Rip Engle used to tell his players that each year belonged to them. As this season unfolds, these Penn State student-athletes are writing their chapter into the history books of Success With Honor, before [Read More]
Police Expect Heavy Traffic, Travel Delays on Saturday Police Expect Heavy Traffic, Travel Delays on Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With the highly anticipated White Out game between Penn State and Michigan kicking off in primetime at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, State College Police are advising residents and visitors to expect heavier traffic than normal for a game day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a tremendous challenge this week against one of the best defenses in the country," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "Should be fun. Should be a great environment. Should be a great game to watch. There's going to be some pretty interesting chess matches going between all the coordinat [Read More]
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
Video
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The hype is continuing to build, and many are getting ready for fun and work, as No. 2-ranked Penn State's gets set to take on No. 19/15 Michigan at 7:30 p.m.Saturday at Beaver Stadium in the White Out game. [Read More]
Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend Penn State Football: University Says To Watch For Fake Tickets This Weekend
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Due to these incidents and the tremendous interest in Saturday’s game between No. 2 Penn State and No. 19/15 Michigan, Intercollegiate Athletics encourages fans purchasing tickets to only purchase them through Penn State authorized sources. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud Penn State Football: Franklin Nips A&M Rumors In The Bud
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Franklin may have never left for A&M and the Aggies may have never really wanted him in the first place. But mark this as Round 1 of what will undoubtedly be several when it comes to programs hoping to nab Franklin and his program-building acumen. [Read More]

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Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final Penn State Hockey: Nittany Lions Win With Ease Despite 7-5 Final
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
Denis Smirnov's fourth goal in as many games just 49 seconds into the final period seemed to shut the door on the night. Kris Myllari's snipe put Penn State's goal count to seven, ahead by four. [Read More]
Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
Column
Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Mike Poorman
“We have to run the ball better and we have to protect better… consistently,” James Franklin said. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that I think there are some things that we’re doing this week that will help with that.” [Read More]
Penn State Officials Sued for Refusing to Allow Richard Spencer to Speak on Campus Penn State Officials Sued for Refusing to Allow Richard Spencer to Speak on Campus
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A Georgia State University student who is organizing a tour of college campuses for white supremacist Richard Spencer has filed a federal lawsuit against Penn State officials over the university's refusal to allow Spencer to speak at University Park. [Read More]
'Haunted Valley' Set for Friday 'Haunted Valley' Set for Friday
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
Lantern-lit tours and a haunted house will be part of Haunted Valley, to be hosted by Penn State's Lion Ambassadors Friday night at University Park. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten Penn State Football: Maybe Not Revenge, But Nittany Lions Haven't Forgotten
2 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We were laughing in the huddle. We would run the exact same play eight straight times. We literally ran the same play eight times. We were cracking up." [Read More]
Penn State Seniors to Support Three Efforts with 2018 Class Gift Penn State Seniors to Support Three Efforts with 2018 Class Gift
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Steve Connelly
After a week of voting by Penn State seniors for five finalists, the student Class Gift Committee revealed on Wednesday which three gifts the 2018 Class Gift will fund. [Read More]
Police Expect Heavy Traffic, Travel Delays on Saturday Police Expect Heavy Traffic, Travel Delays on Saturday
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
With the highly anticipated White Out game between Penn State and Michigan kicking off in primetime at Beaver Stadium on Saturday, State College Police are advising residents and visitors to expect heavier traffic than normal for a game day. [Read More]
Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night Penn State Football: Get Ready For Defense On Saturday Night
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Ben Jones
"We've got a tremendous challenge this week against one of the best defenses in the country," James Franklin said on Tuesday. "Should be fun. Should be a great environment. Should be a great game to watch. There's going to be some pretty interesting chess matches going between all the coordinat [Read More]
Judge Denies Sandusky Appeal Judge Denies Sandusky Appeal
3 days ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
A specially-presiding judge on Wednesday denied Jerry Sandusky's appeal seeking to have his child sexual abuse conviction vacated and a new trial order. [Read More]
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
Video
Hype Continues to Build for White Out Game
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Report
The hype is continuing to build, and many are getting ready for fun and work, as No. 2-ranked Penn State's gets set to take on No. 19/15 Michigan at 7:30 p.m.Saturday at Beaver Stadium in the White Out game. [Read More]
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Mike Poorman

Penn State’s Offense & James Franklin’s Big Tease

“We have to run the ball better and we have to protect better… consistently,” James Franklin said. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that I think there are some things that we’re doing this week that will help with that.”

Jay Paterno

Penn State-Michigan: A Moment in Time to Create Timeless Moments

In college football each team is only together for one year. That is why Penn State head coach Rip Engle used to tell his players that each year belonged to them. As this season unfolds, these Penn State student-athletes are writing their chapter into the history books of Success With Honor, before

Bumped by TrumpRussell Frank

I had driven to Harrisburg last Friday to tell the world, or at least the segment of the world that tunes in to ABC27’s “Good Day, PA,” about my new book, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (guess which).

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