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Lions struggle down the stretch in loss

The Associated Press WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Matt Haarms gave No. 12 Purdue a boost of energy. Carsen Edwards added the scoring punch. Together, they were a knockout combination. Edwards scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Haarms celebrated his return to the ...

Nittany Lions keep the ‘fun’ coming in rout

UNIVERSITY PARK — Just when you think you’ve seen it all from the No. 1 Penn State wrestling team, it debuts something new. On Friday night in a 37-10 rout of Michigan State, the Nittany Lions introduced several novelties. There was Bo Nickal’s blue hair and another “secret move” ...

PSU drops opener at Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In his 100th career game, junior Nikita Pavlychev collected three points with one goal and a pair of assists, but it wasn’t enough as Penn State dropped a 5-3 decision to Michigan State on Friday evening in Big Ten Conference action from Munn Ice Arena. Penn State ...

Lady Lions buried early in loss to Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern got out to a fast start and never looked back as the Wildcats handed the Penn State women's basketball team a 78-63 loss in Big Ten action Thursday night. Freshman Karisma Ortiz registered a career-high 14 points and team-best seven rebounds to lead the Lady ...

PSU shocks No. 6 Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Fueled by pure determination and a legacy-sealing performance by its star player, Penn State beat a better team in No. 6 Michigan, 75-69, to get its first home conference win. “It really means a lot to me,” Lamar Stevens said. “Everybody works so hard.” In a ...

PSU’s record falls to 10-13

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team dropped a close 66-62 battle to Michigan Sunday afternoon in Big Ten action at the Bryce Jordan Center. Senior Teniya Page moved into sole possession of fifth place on Penn State’s career scoring charts, ...

Wounded Lions still win big

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A record Ohio State crowd of 13,276 filled St. John Arena on Friday expecting their Buckeyes to snap No. 1 Penn State’s 55-match winning streak. The Nittany Lions had other plans. No. 1 Penn State won seven of 10 bouts, even without the services of two starters, as they ...

Lions battle to end again, still lose

By Craig Merz The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kyle Young scored the go-ahead basket with 63 seconds left and Ohio State held off Penn State 74-70 in a Big Ten game on Thursday night. The Buckeyes (15-7, 5-6) were 25-9 last season but lost three times to Penn State, including the ...

Givens invited to NFL combine

Altoona Area High School product Kevin Givens and six other Penn State players have been invited to participate in the NFL combine that begins later this month in Indianapolis. Nittany Lions joining Givens at the combine will be: quarterback Trace McSorley, running back Miles Sanders, ...

The trouble with transfers: Franklin worried about ‘free agency’

James Franklin says he’s worried about college football and the direction it’s heading with regards to the much-discussed new transfer portal now available to players. Penn State’s coach spoke at length Wednesday about how transfers are changing the sport. Franklin was asked if the high ...

Lions add two more on signing day

Penn State signed two more players to the class of 2019 on national signing day part two Wednesday, bringing the Nittany Lions’ class size to 23. Penn State’s class ranks No. 13 in the country and No. 2 in the Big Ten (Michigan is No. 8 overall), according to 247Sports. The Lions signed ...

PSU finally earns Big Ten win

EVANSTON, Ill. — Lamar Stevens figured Penn State was due for a game like this. The Nittany Lions stopped their longest losing streak in six years, picked up their first Big Ten victory and let out one big sigh of relief. Stevens scored 18 points and Penn State beat Northwestern 59-52 to ...

PSU’s Nolf keeps winning against ranked opponents

By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror.com UNIVERSITY PARK — The Big Ten Wrestling Championships get closer, some wrestlers in the conference worry if they’ve done enough or if they’ve wrestled enough tough opponents to get ready for the rugged tournament. Penn State’s Jason Nolf ...

Iowa pummels Lady Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Megan Gustafson had 30 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for her 20th double-double this season, and 75th of career, and No. 13 Iowa beat Penn State 81-61 on Sunday. Gustafson was named the Big Ten player of the week on Monday for the ninth time this season, tying the ...

Penn State football recruit: Josh Moten

Position: Cornerback Recruiting class (size): 2020 (3 players) Hometown/school: Fort Washington, Md./National Christian Academy Height/weight: 5-11/165 Stars: 4 (247Sports); 4 (Rivals) Other top offers: Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pitt, Syracuse, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, ...

Lions power past Michigan at Jordan Center

UNIVERSITY PARK — Streams of fire erupted occasionally above the raised mat in the dark of the glitzed out Bryce Jordan Center. You could feel the heat coming from the fire. Down on the mat, the top-ranked Penn State wrestling team was feeling some heat from No. 5 and 9-0 Michigan. The ...

PSU football recruit: Joseph Darkwa

Position: Defensive tackle Recruiting class (size): 2019 (21 players) Hometown/School: Dusseldorf, Germany/Panthers Height/weight: 6-5/270 Stars: 3 (247Sports); 3 (Rivals) Other top offers: UCLA, Indiana, Rutgers, Cincinnati, Virginia, Georgia Tech, UConn Notable: Darkwa comes to ...

Penn St. bitten by bad luck yet again

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State made a push, convincing and encouraging, for its first conference win of the season against No. 17 Purdue in the Bryce Jordan Center on Thursday night. After a wild regulation, the Boilermakers outmatched the Lions, 99-90, in overtime. “We’re always ...

Special parking scheduled for PSU wrestling

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PAR — Transportation Services is issuing a parking and traffic advisory for the Penn State wrestling match against Michigan scheduled for tonight at 7 at the Bryce Jordan Center. With Penn State faculty, staff and students exiting campus during the same time ...

Wade to stay at Penn State

Safety Lamont Wade announced late Sunday night that he would be staying put at Penn State after entering his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Wade, a rising junior, was a big-time recruit out of Clairton who played a good bit the past two seasons but had yet to crack the starting lineup with ...