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Lady Lions one step away from title contest

UNIVERSITY PARK - Making its seventh appearance in the last eight years, the fifth-seeded Penn State women's volleyball team is set to meet top-ranked Stanford in the NCAA national semifinals tonight at 9:30.The matchup will broadcast live on ESPN2.The Nittany Lions (34-3) advanced to the ...

Zettel not just a defender for Nittany Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK - Anthony Zettel prides himself on his athleticism.He likes to play with speed and stole the spotlight often this season with 15 tackles for loss, 8 sacks and three interceptions, a "strange hat trick" defensive coordinator Bob Shoop said.But the defensive end-turned-tackle is ...

Final 4 teams well represented

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.Florida State leads the way with three first-team All-Americans: tight end Nick O'Leary, guard Tre Jackson and kicker Roberto Aguayo, who is an All-American for the second straight ...

Lions’ defense too much for GW

UNIVERSITY PARK - Sunday was Military Appreciation Day at the Jordan Center. So it was fitting that Penn State used a dominating defensive effort to dispatch George Washington, 64-51.The Nittany Lions blocked 11 shots - including a career-high six by 7-foot-1 center Jordan Dickerson - in ...

Lady Lions cruise to rout of Rider

UNIVERSITY PARK - Behind the first career double-double for Kaliyah Mitchell and a career-high 23-point effort from freshman Lindsey Spann the Penn State Lady Lions (3-7) cruised to an 85-51 victory over Rider (2-7) on Sunday afternoon at the Bryce Jordan Center.The win was a complete team ...

PSU women in semifinals

LOUISVILLE, KY. -Behind a duo of double-digit hitters, the No. 5 Penn State women's volleyball pushed past No. 12 UCLA in straight sets (28-26, 25-16, 25-19) Friday night to advance to the NCAA regional finals.Penn State will meet No. 4 Wisconsin in the round of eight this afternoon at 4 p.m.. ...

Lions look to Paris to cure line woes

Penn State's had big problems on the offensive line this season, but, late Friday night, the Nittany Lions got a big man who they think can have a big hand in helping solve them sooner rather than later.Paris Palmer, the consensus No. 1 junior college offensive tackle prospect in the nation ...

PSU goes to Paris for lineman help

Penn State's had big problems on the offensive line this season, but, late Friday night, the Nittany Lions got a big man who they think can have a big hand in helping solve them sooner rather than later.Paris Palmer, the consensus No. 1 junior college offensive tackle prospect in the nation ...

Backups getting important work

UNIVERSITY PARK - While Penn State's stars are preparing for the Pinstripe Bowl in a couple weeks, their backups are working toward much further in the future.With Penn State's 15 extra practices that were guaranteed when it became bowl eligible, head coach James Franklin and his coaching staff ...

Donovan confident despite frustrating season

UNIVERSITY PARK - Offensive coordinator John Donovan is a really bright guy - with a sociology degree from Johns Hopkins and a master's in economics from Georgia Tech - so you'd better believe he's keenly aware of what many Penn State fans think of him as one of the worst offensive seasons in ...

PSU wins regional

LOUISVILLE, KY. - Penn State women's volleyball rallied from a first-set loss to defeat Wisconsin, 3-1 (22-25, 25-16, 25-22, 25-19) Saturday evening at the KFC Yum! Center.With the victory, the Nittany Lions advance to the NCAA national semifinals, marking the seventh time in the last eight ...

Freshman QB O’Connor will transfer

In a move that came as no surprise, Penn State redshirt freshman quarterback Michael O'Connor is transferring after spending one season in the program.The school confirmed the news Thursday. It's unclear where O'Conner plans to transfer to."We thank Michael for his contributions to the program ...

Lions throttle Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 5 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, won all but one bout to dominate Maryland, 38-3, Thursday in the Big Ten dual meet opener for the Nittany Lions.The dual began at 125 where Nittany Lion junior Jordan ...

Pinstripe gets ‘dream matchup’

NEW YORK - Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour views an invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl as a necessary next step in the healing process for the school.For Boston College coach Steve Addazio, it's an opportunity to eat a "meaningful meatball."To each his own.Penn State and Boston College ...

PSU’s Conlan enshrined in Hall of Fame

NEW YORK - Shane Conlan played high school football in western New York on teams with some linemen who weighed 140 pounds.He was discovered by longtime Penn State defensive coordinator Tom Bradley, who decided to offer the 170-pound kid from Frewsburg a scholarship after watching him play ...

Lady Lions stop six-game streak

UNIVERSITY PARK - A trio of players topped the 20-point mark and eight reached the scoring column in the Penn State Lady Lions' (2-6) 96-66 victory over Wagner (0-7) on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.It was the highest scoring output this season for the Lady Lions and snapped their six-game ...

Five Nittany Lions capture Open titles

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team, ranked No. 6 in the latest Intermat Tournament Power Index, crowned five champions at the 2014 Nittany Lion Open. The event, hosted by the Nittany Lion wrestling club, is a non-team scored open tournament.Jordan Conaway (125), Jimmy ...

Eagles like to stay on the ground

Penn State owned Boston College for decades in the head-to-head series, but the last three times the teams met, the Eagles came out on top.The traditional Eastern rivals haven't played in 10 years, and that hiatus will end in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 in New York. Penn State leads, 19-4, in ...

Bowl destiny is on the horizon

Penn State probably won't be playing Pitt in a bowl game, but it could wind up against another old rival when the bowl selections are announced today.The Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium in New York appears to be the most likely destination for the Nittany Lions (6-6). One of the ...

Wagner at PSU Lady Lions

Wagner at PSU Lady LionsTipoff: 2 p.m. At Bryce Jordan CenterRecords: Penn State (1-6) Wagner(0-6)Coaches: Coquese Washington is 143-87 in her eighth season at Penn State. Lisa Cermignano is 12-53 in her third season at Wagner.Probable Starters: Penn State - C Candace Agee, 6-6 Jr. (7.7), G ...