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Pick a day to honor Paterno

March 10, 2013 I understand the Board of Trustees have received countless letters from Penn State alumni urging the board to accept the structural reform as suggested by Auditor General Jack Wagner. more »»

Georgiana was BG's top cheerleader

March 3, 2013 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School family lost one of its best cheerleaders with last week’s passing of Joan Gooderham Georgiana. more »»

O’Brien showing leadership skills

February 17, 2013 There is no question but that Coach Bill O’Brien has faced more challenging situations that he had to overcome despite the very harsh sanctions. more »»

College athletes deserve to be paid

February 9, 2013 Coaches like Nick Saban are being paid $5 million each year to coach college football teams. more »»

JoePa shook off dinner interruption

February 2, 2013 With the one-year anniversary of his death (Jan. 22) having just passed, I wanted to tell my favorite Joe Paterno story that occurred while I was a journalism student at Penn State in 1975. more »»

NFL’s Final 4 full of success stories

January 20, 2013 The NFL is down to the final four teams entering championship weekend. These playoffs are not lacking excitement nor dramatic endings. The two games today shouldn’t be exceptions. more »»

Glad O'Brien is staying

January 13, 2013 The one question I ask myself after all this talk about Bill O’Brien is this: Why would he want to leave? He has a special-needs son who is getting good medical care in State College. more »»

Swogger left quite a legacy

January 6, 2013 When blindsided by the news of Coach John Swogger’s death on Christmas Day, a torrent of thoughts and emotions swept over me. One of the great heartaches of life is losing the people of your youth. more »»

Swogger was, knew ‘a good one’

December 30, 2012 The first day that John Swogger came to Altoona to meet his new staff and team was during the summer of 1968. I was part of a group that met him for lunch at the Penn Sill Hotel. more »»

Bellwood group was special

December 23, 2012 I would like to take this opportunity to comment on the Bellwood-Antis football team’s great season. more »»

Sports letters to the editor

December 16, 2012 As a Penn State graduate who has been a football season ticket holder for 44 consecutive years, I am quite pleased that the Maxwell Football Club has chosen to honor the Nittany Lion senior football... more »»

Look beyond Joyner for AD

December 9, 2012 I understand that some may view my comments as inappropriate given my position as a Penn State truste. more »»

Tomlin taking Steelers the wrong way

December 2, 2012 After sitting through the debacle in Cleveland, it is hard not to conclude that the Steeler season is over. more »»

Wildlife Academy worthwhile

November 25, 2012 During this past summer, I attended the Pennsylvania Buck Tails by the Wildlife Leadership Academy, or WLA, which I found from an ad in the Altoona Mirror. more »»

McGloin spoke for many PSU fans

November 18, 2012 I am writing in response to Neil Rudel’s criticism of Matt McGloin’s post-game comments where his passionate critique of the official’s blunder on the PSU touchdown drew the ire of some reporter. more »»

Brady Quinn still has a believer

November 11, 2012 This is in response to John Mehno’s article “Giving thanks for good quarterbacks,” from the Nov. 4 edition of the Mirror. Like most people from this area, I am an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. more »»

World Series leaves reader cold

November 4, 2012 A couple of thoughts about the World Series: 1. more »»

PSU players deserve support

October 21, 2012 I went to the Penn State-Virginia game in Charlottesville and was impressed by the PSU fan support there, but then I went to the Northwestern game and couldn’t believe how many empty seats there were. more »»

PSU coach working wonders

October 14, 2012 I haven’t written much about Penn State this year because I was/am so hurt by what the university and the football program have gone through as a result of Sandusky. more »»

PSU should stand united against NCAA

October 7, 2012 The following is a copy of an e-mail that I recently sent to Penn State President Rodney Erickson. more »»

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