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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 ...

Nittany Lions claim four titles

Iowa won the team title of the NCAA Championships during the consolation rounds on Saturday afternoon. But Penn State, which had won eight of the previous NCAA team titles, stole the Hawkeyes’ glory on Saturday night at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. Showing grit, determination, ...

Fallout transfers PSU hoop challenge

The Penn State men’s basketball program made national news twice last week. Micah Shrewsberry’s hiring as the latest coach was widely praised. By the next morning, almost the entire returning team was in the transfer portal. Most of the team departing in a huff, made possible by ...

4 Lions reach finals

ST. LOUIS – Penn State’s Nick Lee and Rutgers’ Sebastian Rivera tangled in one of the more entertaining bouts in the Big Ten Championships a couple weeks ago at the Bryce Jordan Center. Lee won that semifinal bout, 3-1, in overtime. Friday night, they hooked up in another entertaining ...

Lions get 7 into quartes

From Mirror reports ST. LOUIS – It was a good first day for Penn State at the NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The Nittany Lions advanced seven of their nine wrestlers into the quarterfinals. Penn State’s Roman Bravo-Young (133), Nick Lee (141), Brady ...

Hawkeyes the heavy favorite

The Associated Press It has been more than a decade since Iowa, the program that Dan Gable turned into the gold standard in college wrestling, showed the kind of dominance at the NCAA championships that it takes to win a team title. The drought probably would have ended last season had the ...

Lions dealing with portal problems

From Mirror reports On Monday, Penn State hired Micah Shrewsberry as its new men’s basketball coach. As of right now, he might want to start refilling his roster. According to several published reports from media outlets, including The Athletic, PennLive.com and SportsIllustrated.com, six ...