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Sports Columns

Can’t wait to see where Oweh lands

One of the most intriguing NFL prospects that Penn State has ever had is on the clock. We’re not talking about Micah Parsons, who is projected as a high pick as a game-changing linebacker. Also predicted to go in the first round is defensive end Jayson Oweh. If you can’t recall what ...

Roberson shows he has backup plan

UNIVERSITY PARK — Beyond the obvious overall improvement necessary to separate itself from what led to last season’s unthinkable 0-5 start, Penn State’s top priority this spring has been to find a backup quarterback. The Nittany Lions appeared to accomplish that with Ta’Quan ...

D6 3A has some really good baseball

Commentary The high school baseball playoffs are still a month away, but after the entire spring scholastic sports season was called off last year, it’s never too early to look ahead. One baseball classification to keep your eyes on in District 6 is Class 3A. The PIAA Class 3A champion ...

A reluctant star earns Green Jacket

AUGUSTA, Ga. — His were the only pair of hands on the club. Millions of his countrymen will want a piece of Hideki Matsuyama now. Considering how much he values his privacy, it could be quite the interesting tug of war. Precious few people even knew Matsuyama was married until he and his ...

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 ...

Current Lady Marauders add to program’s rich history

HERSHEY — When legendary Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic coach Mark Moschella was considering stepping down after a long career of winning state championships and more than 600 wins with the Lady Marauders, he saw something special happening in his program. Moschella said it started with the ...