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Penn State got within five with 5:48 to play, but couldn’t overcome No. 15 Wisconsin’s 11-of-22 shooting from 3-point range and fell, 65-55, Sunday in Madison.

Wisconsin (20-7, 9-5) opened up a 20-point lead mid-way through the second half before Penn State’s offense warmed up and the Lions’ late charge made it a game.

02/19/2012 - 19:54
PSR Staff
On Jan. 7, 2012, Penn State introduced their 15th head football coach – just their second in over four decades. Bill O'Brien, formerly the offensive coordinator for the New England Patriots, was hired to replace the legendary Joe Paterno.

Prior to coming to State College, O'Brien spent five seasons moving up the coaching ladder in New England.

02/17/2012 - 11:04
Steve Sampsell
Career highs for freshman Jon Graham help Lions post fourth Big Ten win in the BJC

Having reduced a 16-point Penn State lead to three with 24 seconds to play, Iowa intentionally put red-shirt freshman Jon Graham (Baltimore, Md.)

02/16/2012 - 23:58
PSR Staff
Who knew? It’s all anyone could ask themselves in the wake of the sex abuse scandal that rocked the Pennsylvania State University and the entire sporting world. It seemed as though every minute, a new source came forward with more information regarding what actually happened.

As the dust settled, major school officials were dismissed for their lack of response to the heinous acts allegedly committed by Jerry Sandusky.

02/16/2012 - 17:54
Ken Boysen
Four-year member of squad will earn degree in May, remain with team through 2012-13 season

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA.; FEB.

02/11/2012 - 21:05
PSR Staff
Guard nearly posts first triple-double for a Nittany Lion since 1998

Tim Frazier posted 23 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals Saturday as the 6-1, guard nearly posted the first triple-double for a Nitt

02/11/2012 - 16:04
PSR Staff
To put it mildly, Pitt and Penn State had football programs in turmoil this off-season. Pitt hired its fourth coach in over a year after Todd Graham bolted for Arizona State after just one season.

Meanwhile, Penn State was shaken by a scandal that left the school's image tainted and resulted in the firing of legendary head coach Joe

02/10/2012 - 15:26
Lauren Kirschman
Frazier leads Lions with 19 points and seven assists

Penn State came storming back to close within five of No. 11 Michigan State with 9:10 to play, but couldn’t overcome a 14-point halftime deficit falling, 77-57, in East Lansing, Mich.

02/09/2012 - 00:01
PSR Staff
Frazier leads Nittany Lions with 23 points

Penn State misfired on 17 of their first 21 shot attempts and fell behind 31-10 in Iowa City on Saturday afternoon, ultimately dropping a 77-64 decision to Iowa.

02/04/2012 - 18:14
PSR Staff
A tumultuous recruiting season that featured a high-profile coaching change and some big de-commitments made the recruiting process somewhat unusual for typically button-down-and-organized Penn State.

Also unusual was the result—a class that ranks pretty low nationally.

According to recruiting gurus, the result is not a top-25 contingent and perhaps just barely a top-50 class.

02/02/2012 - 00:09
Steve Sampsell
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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