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Nine Lions set for all-star games

UNIVERSITY PARK — Nine Penn State seniors will participate in a total of three postseason all-star games, beginning Saturday with the East-West Shrine Game and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Jason Cabinda, Curtis Cothran, Parker Cothren, Grant Haley and DaeSean Hamilton will participate in the ...

PSU becoming ‘Hockey Valley’

By Stephen Whyno The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — In the shadow of Beaver Stadium stands a sparkling rink with two sheets of ice that Terry Pegula hopes will be the incubator for the growth of hockey in Pennsylvania and across the United States. Eight years ago, Pegula and his ...

Lions’ Carr saves the day

By Paddy Cotter For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Criticism of the Penn State basketball team’s late-game ineptitude gained traction with each missed shot in the final minutes of regulation against Nebraska Friday night. Plagued by offensive inefficiency, the Lions squandered a ...

Penn State hires RBs coach Corley

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State coach James Franklin announced Friday the addition of David Corley to the staff as the running backs coach. The program was allowed to add a 10th assistant coach, per new NCAA rules, and Corley fills that spot. Corley most recently served as the wide ...

Slow start dooms Penn State women

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — A slow start for the Penn State women's basketball team was too much to recover from as Minnesota grabbed a 91-71 decision on Wednesday at the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday night. The Golden Gophers (14-4, 3-2 B1G) outscored the Lady Lions (10-8, 1-4 ...

IU, not PSU, finds a way

The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana coach Archie Miller gave his team one basic instruction Tuesday night. Find a way to win. The Hoosiers seem to have figured it out. Juwan Morgan cleaned up on the dirty work by scoring 21 points with 11 rebounds, Josh Newkirk finished ...

Lions finish No. 8 in polls

Penn State finished No. 8 in both the final Associated Press and coaches polls released Tuesday following an 11-2 season that included a Fiesta Bowl victory over Washington. The top four in both polls: 1. Alabama; 2. Georgia; 3. Oklahoma; 4. Clemson

Collins picked for college HOF

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State national award winner and first-team All-America quarterback Kerry Collins was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as part of the 2018 class on Monday. Collins will be inducted to the Hall of Fame Dec. 4, at the 61st National ...

Hoops du Jour

PSU at Indiana men Tipoff: 6:30 p.m. Assembly Hall Records: Penn State (12-5, 2-2 Big Ten); Indiana (9-7, 2-2 Big Ten) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 99-114 in his seventh season at Penn State and 141-142 in nine seasons overall. Archie Miller is 9-7 in his first year at Indiana and 148-70 ...

Tarman did his share to build PSU

Jim Tarman’s passing last Sunday brought a wave of testimonials from many in the Penn State family. One in particular jumped out at me. After leaving Penn State in the late 1960s following a stint as assistant sports director under Tarman, Ernie Accorsi launched what has become an ...

Lady Lions fall to Knights

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — A low-scoring, tightly contested first half led into a tale of two quarters in the second half, as the Penn State women's basketball team dropped a 70-65 game at Rutgers on Saturday at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The Scarlet Knights (16-2, 4-0 B1G) outscored Penn State ...

Recruit officially signs with Lions

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com For the last couple of weeks, Penn State football fans were sweating out the commitment announcement of All-American defensive end Jayson Oweh, and the possibility that, even after he made a decision, they might have to wait until February to see if ...

Frazier’s basket helps PSU top Indiana

UNIVERSITY PARK — With the game on the line, tied at 74-74, sophomore Siyeh Frazier laid in a shot under the basket with 15 seconds left to give the Penn State women’s basketball team the lead and eventually a 77-74 victory over Indiana in a Big Ten Conference contest on Wednesday evening ...

Former Penn State AD Tarman dead at 89

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Penn State athletic director Jim Tarman, who led the Nittany Lions’ transition into the Big Ten Conference, passed away Sunday in State College. He was 89. “The Penn State Athletics family is saddened with the passing of Jim Tarman,” ...

Terps get to the line more than Lions

By David Ginsburg The Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A big lineup and a huge advantage at the free throw line provided Maryland the leverage it needed to secure a gritty victory. Freshman Bruno Fernando had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 18 and Maryland ...

Hoops du Jour

PSU women vs Indiana Tipoff: 7 p.m. Bryce Jordan Center, University Park Records: Penn State (9-6), Indiana (7-8) Coaches: Coquese Washington is 190-141 in her 10th season at Penn State and overall. Teri Moren is 66-47 in her fourth season at Indiana and 265-176 overall. Radio: Live ...

RB Barkley happy with NFL choice

What was obvious all year became reality late Sunday night when Saquon Barkley announced he’s giving up his final year of college eligibility and entering the NFL draft. The sensational running back wasn’t ready to let the world know his decision following Penn State’s Fiesta Bowl win ...

Penn State report card

Following is Neil Rudel’s report card from Penn State’s 35-28 victory over Washington on Saturday in the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium: POSITION GRADE COMMENT Quarterback A McSorley went 32-of-41 for 342 and two TDs, and boy ...

Hoenstine sees progress

Alex Hoenstine said he made progress in all aspects of his game during his redshirt freshman season for Penn State. The Central product, a preferred walk-on receiver with the Nittany Lions, made the bowl trip to Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl with the rest of the team and was able to enjoy all ...

Lady Lions fall just short to 15th-ranked opponent

UNIVERSITY PARK — Stephanie Jones scored the final four points and No. 14 Maryland pulled out a 69-65 win at Penn State on Sunday, pushing their win streak to 11 games. Penn State called a 30-second timeout with 1:19 to go and tied at 65, but were unable to inbound and the turnover resulted ...