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Harrar returns for Penn State

Penn State forward John Harrar will return to the men’s basketball team next season. That was being reported by CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein on Tuesday. Harrar was among a group of players for Penn State last season who decided to enter the NCAA transfer portal after the season ended. ...

Clifford shows he’s team’s top QB

UNIVERISTY PARK — Penn State had four quarterbacks see time during Saturday’s spring practice at Beaver Stadium. But one stood out the most, and it’s no surprise to Nittany Lion fans. Sean Clifford, Penn State’s only quarterback with college experience, threw for more than 120 yards ...

Young King stands out on defense

UNIVERSITY PARK — As he dropped back, Sean Clifford saw Parker Washington being covered one-on-one with freshman Kalen King in the front of the end zone to his left. Clifford took a chance by challenging the freshman corner. King accepted that challenge and made an outstanding play to pick ...

Transfer rule in college sports now official

The Associated Press As spring practice winds down, Arkansas coach Sam Pittman sees some potential holes in his roster. Arkansas didn’t use the maximum 25 scholarships this year on its incoming recruits so it has a few left over to hit the transfer market, where there is no longer any ...

AP: NCAA dumps transfer rule

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Starting next season, major college football and basketball players will be permitted to transfer one time before graduating without being required to sit out a year of competition. The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to changed the ...

NCAA on verge of transfer rule change

By Ralph D. Russo The Associated Press Whether it is the start of free agency in college sports or simply the fair thing to finally do for the athletes, the NCAA is about to make a monumental change to its transfer rules. The Division I Council meets today and Thursday, and the agenda ...

Shrewsberry adding to his coaching staff

From Mirror, wire reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s basketball coach Micah Shrewsberry hired Mike Farrelly as an assistant coach on Monday. Farrelly joins Penn State after eight years coaching at Hofstra, most recently serving as the acting head coach for the 2020-21 season. ...

Lady Lions get transfer

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State women’s basketball coach Carolyn Kieger announced the addition of George Washington transfer Ali Brigham for the 2021-22 season on Friday. The 6-foot-4 center and Atlantic 10 All-Rookie team member led the Colonials in scoring as a freshman. She led George ...

Ex-PSU hoop star winds up at Florida

From Mirror, wire reports GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Penn State’s leading scorer is heading to Florida and could be a huge help right away. Guard Myreon Jones announced his commitment to the Gators on Wednesday, joining fellow transfers Brandon McKissic from Kansas City and CJ Felder from ...

Cumming selected to D3 team of week

After being named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week on Monday, Penn State Altoona baseball’s senior first baseman Catcher Cumming, an Altoona Area High School graduate, received another recognition for his performance with the bat last week. Cumming was ...

PSU Altoona has solid week

Penn State Altoona sophomore pitcher Casey Reese took Pitcher of the Week honors, while junior catcher Kristen Hewitt received Player of the Week recognition in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. Reese is a Penn Cambria graduate while Hewitt is a Glendale graduate. Reese and ...

Taylor among Olympic qualifiers

FORT WORTH, Texas — Four resident athletes with the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club qualified for the Tokyo Olympics later this summer, and former all-time great David Taylor became the newest member of Penn State wrestling’s Olympian club. The NLWC had five wrestlers competing for titles in ...

Shrewsberry aware of challenge

Power-5 conferences seeking new leadership in football or basketball generally have two choices: A head coach at a mid-major program who has had success or a rising assistant from a bigger-name school. In Micah Shrewsberry, Penn State chose the latter. Shrewsberry has spent the last 13 ...

Sports at a glance

PSU football adds games UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State announced three non-conference additions to its football schedule for the 2024 and 2026 seasons on Thursday. The Nittany Lions will host Kent State on Sept. 21, 2024, Marshall on Sept. 5, 2026 and San Jose State on Sept. 19, 2026. With ...

New PSU men’s basketball coach emphasizes defense

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Though new Penn State basketball coach Micah Shrewsberry served as offensive coordinator at Purdue, he pledged a defensive focus with the Nittany Lions. “We have to be a great defensive team,” Shrewsberry said during his introductory press ...

Early reviews are positive for Yurcich

Early returns on the arrival of new Penn State offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich are quite positive. “I love the energy he brings, and I can’t wait to go through a whole season with him,” standout receiver Jahan Dotson told the media via Zoom on Monday. “He’s a ...

Givens charged in alleged assault

From Mirror, wire reports Former Penn State and Altoona Area High School football standout Kevin Givens is facing second-degree assault charges for allegedly attacking a man in Baltimore, according to an article published on ESPN.com. Givens just finished up his second season with the San ...

PSU player returning

Micah Shrewsberry has landed his first recruit. Izaiah Brockington, who had been in the transfer portal, announced Friday on Twitter that he’s returning to the Nittany Lions. Brockington, who averaged 12 points per game, said he met with Shrewsberry this week. “At my core, I feel ...

Campbell: PSU staff ‘blew me away with their vision’

Alli Campbell, Blair County’s all-time leading scorer in both high school boys and girls basketball, is transferring to Penn State to join Carolyn Kieger’s Lady Lion program. “I chose Penn State for so many reasons,” Campbell said. “After speaking with the coaching staff, they blew ...

Shrewsberry hires assistant

UNIVERSITY PARK – New Penn State men’s basketball coach Micah Shrewsberry announced the hiring of Adam Fisher as the Nittany Lions’ associate head coach on Monday. Fisher, a 2006 Penn State alumnus, returns to Happy Valley after six seasons as an assistant coach at the University of ...