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Mailbag: Gordon left huge legacy with sports in Claysburg

Bob Gordon of Claysburg passed away last week at the ripe old age of 88. If he was not the best athlete produced by Greenfield-Kimmel High School (later Claysburg-Kimmel HS), he is among the top 10, and he was a civic leader who worked for the betterment of his community. I first laid ...

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Big Ten has overmatched Penn State basketball I have enjoyed reading Neil Rudel’s recent articles on the hiring of Micah Shrewsberry as new PSU men’s basketball coach. For sure, Shreweberry has been influenced by some great college basketball minds, e.g. Brad Stevens and Matt ...

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Allow yourself a chance to smell the roses And just like that, a year is gone. It seems like yesterday Penn State was on its way to March Madness with a good team that had a chance to win a game or two. Today, a new coach, who may have the equipment guy as his starting point ...

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Barbour sold PSU search short Sandy Barbour is a politically pressured puppet. When would Penn State ever stand for hiring a head football coach with no head coaching experience? They wouldn’t. Men’s basketball at Penn State isn’t important to them. If it were, an experienced, ...

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Don’t let Penn State spending go too far I enjoyed Neil Rudel’s article on the multi-million dollar improvement project for the Penn State Lasch football complex. Rudel is pretty good about including all the details when he writes a story, so it was odd that he missed the part on how ...

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Ferry deserves chance to stay at Penn State I’ve always enjoyed Neil Rudel’s commentaries, and I agree with his opinion that Jim Ferry should get strong consideration for the Penn State men’s basketball coaching position. Players seem to relate, look like they’re having fun, and ...