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Wednesday September 17 2014
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Amid all the controversy surrounding the football program, last fall brought something new to Penn State: Division I hockey competition. The 2012-13 hockey season was the Nittany Lions’ first as a part of NCAA Division I, and the new program fit in quite nicely.

“I was very excited for college hockey because being that you can have a Big Ten hockey conference,” said head coach Guy Gadowsky.

06/19/2013 - 23:11
Mallory Merda
When NCAA President Mark Emmert announced sanctions against Penn State last July for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case, his stated goal was to “ensure that Penn State will rebuild an athletic culture that went horribly awry.”

But close to a year later, those sanctions have done little to spur meaningful change and have instead galvanized a vocal and motivated minority of alumni with narrow interests in preserving the fo

06/04/2013 - 15:16
Adam Bittner
West Virginia will lead the parade of local college players on draft day this season, with potential first-rounders in quarterback Geno Smith and receiver Tavon Austin. PSR takes a look at the Mountaineers, as well as prospects from Pitt, Penn State and elsewhere.

Tavon Austin, WVU
WR, 5-8, 174

04/21/2013 - 12:12
Tony DeFazio
Quarterback battle highlights scrimmage

Quarterback battles at Penn State's annual Blue-White Game have become pretty standard, but the one that played out Saturday at Beaver Stadium had a decidedly uncertain taste to it.

04/20/2013 - 17:40
Adam Bittner
Spring football at Pitt and Penn State are both in full swing, with their spring games both slated for next month. PSR looks at what you can expect from spring drills.

Pitt Spring Preview
Blue-Gold Game: April 12, 7:30 PM, Bethel Park High School

03/21/2013 - 13:35
Sam Oliff
Traevon Jackson hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift No. 22 Wisconsin over Penn State 63-60 despite 23 points from Jermaine Marshall and 22 from D.J.Newbill.

In a game that saw 18 lead changes, Traevon Jackson’s buzzer beating three staved off Penn State’s bid for a Top 25 upset for the second stra

03/10/2013 - 14:32
PSR Staff
Borovnjak’s double-double leads Lions to first Big Ten road win under Patrick Chambers

Sasa Borovnjak posted his first career double-double with 15 points and a career high

03/07/2013 - 23:07
PSR Staff
Nittany Lions shoot 27 percent in 73-44 road loss

After an emotional win over fourth-ranked Michigan on Wednesday, Penn State (9-19; 1-15 Big Ten) stumbled out of the gate three days later and never recovered on a poor shooting day as the

03/03/2013 - 00:23
PSR Staff
Penn State won their first Big Ten game of the season, shocking No. 4 Michigan 84-78 behind 25 points from Jermaine Marshall.

Coach Patrick Chambers was pretty blunt in his assessment of Penn State's play during its 14-game losing streak to open Big Ten play.

02/27/2013 - 22:16
Adam Bittner
Nittany Lions lose 14th straight game

Penn State remains winless in the Big Ten, after an ugly one in Champaign where the Nittany Lions fell 64-59 to the Fi

02/22/2013 - 00:32
Shelby Cassesse
I spent three days late last month visiting 18 high schools across the WPIAL. I drove 533 miles, took hundreds of photographs, shook hands with dozens of coaches, athletic directors and principals and climbed way too many stadium steps. I loved every minute of it, of course.
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Chartiers-Houston got on the winning side for the first time this season with a 21-14 win over visiting Western Beaver in the Week 3 CoGo's Feature Matchup.
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Ringgold knocked the Knoch Knights from the ranks of the unbeatens with a 20-12 win at Joe Montana Stadium on Friday night in the US Steel Game of the Week.
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The Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2014 season ended last Saturday much the same way their season started in the spring. With lots of promise, with much anticipation, but in the end, in a disappointing finish.
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Twenty-two WPIAL football teams will have new coaches pacing the sidelines this season, including a few that will be featured in the CoGo's Feature Matchup this season.
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Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like Central Valley's Jordan Whitehead, are still being recruited.
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Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
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The Mon-Valley has put plenty of athletes on Division 1 football teams over the years, including several who made it to the NFL. There are a few Mon-Valley natives playing D-1 ball this season.
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