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PSU running back Lynch relishes trip back to New York

By Bill West
Midway through his high school football career, Akeel Lynch left Canada and looked to competition in the state of New York to elevate his recruiting ...

Penn State wins 2nd straight women’s volleyball title
By The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY — Megan Courtney and Aiyana Whitney had 11 kills each, and Penn State defeated Brigham Young, 25-21, 26-24, 25-14, on Saturday to win ...
Newbill scores 20 as Penn State holds off Drexel
By The Associated Press
ALLENTOWN — It was just over a year ago — Dec. 14, 2013 to be exact — that Penn State blew a 56-36 lead with 8:36 to play and lost to Princeton 81-79 in overtime. The lesson from that game was put to use on Saturday when the Nittany Lions faced ...
PSU’S Franklin, BC’s Addazio prep differently for Pinstripe matchup
By Bill West
At the end of a news conference Tuesday in which he and Pinstripe Bowl executive director Mark Holtzman took turns explaining the significance and allure ...
Penn State volleyball relies on youngsters for title defense
By Chuck Curti
State College is a long way from Edmond, Okla., so Penn State senior volleyball player Micha Hancock looks forward to getting home whenever she can. She ...
District college notebook: Bowman’s hat trick comes in milestone wins for PSU women’s hockey
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Penn State • Sophomore Laura Bowman recorded the second hat trick in program history as the women’s hockey team beat No. 6 Mercyhurst, ...
Penn State off to best start since 1995-96 season
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — A solid defensive effort enabled Penn State to inch closer to its coach’s season-long goal of playing a complete, 40-minute game Sunday. DJ. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17, and Penn State defeated George Washington, 64-51, for its eighth straight win. The Nittany Lions (10-1), ...
Penn State notebook: Team taking ‘spring practice’ approach, not rushing bowl prep
By Bill West
Less than two weeks away from the Pinstripe Bowl, the Penn State coaching staff’s game plan for Boston College remains a secret to players and skeletal in its construction. That’s fine by coach James Franklin. The Nittany Lions (6-6), in the postseason following a two-year NCAA bowl ban, are yet to fret ...
Penn State holds on to edge Duquesne
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Geno Thorpe scored a career-high 19 points, Shep Garner added 13 and Penn State hung on for a 64-62 victory over Duquesne on Wednesday night. The Dukes (3-3), who were led by 18 points from Jordan Stevens and 11 from TySean Powell, took a potential game-winning shot at ...
Plenty for Penn State to do in Big Apple bowl trip
By Bill West
As he did several times since the end of the regular season, Penn State coach James Franklin emphasized Tuesday morning how the Nittany Lions’ bowl ...
Penn State’s Conlan inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
By Bill West
Like Jack Ham and Dennis Onkotz before him, Shane Conlan solidified Penn State’s legacy of impressive linebackers when he played in the mid-1980s. And just like ...
Skills translate for Cal (Pa.) women’s coach Strom
By Jeff Vella
The best women’s basketball competitor at Cal (Pa.) isn’t reigning PSAC West Freshman of the Year Miki Glenn. Nor is it senior Emma Mahady, the team’s ...
District college notebook: Nolf leads trio of PSU winners at Nittany Lion Open
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Penn State • Freshmen Jason Nolf (Kittanning) and Matt  McCutcheon (Kiski Area), along with sophomore Jimmy Gulibon (Derry), were among five PSU wrestlers ...
Penn State playing Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
By Bill West
Penn State, no longer restricted by the NCAA bowl ban that kept it out of the postseason in 2012 and 2013, will play Boston College in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium in New York. It will be the Nittany Lions’ first contest in the ...
Penn State men’s basketball edges Marshall for best start in 14 years
By The Associated Press
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Penn State is figuring out how to hang onto a lead. The Nittany Lions improved to 6-0 when ahead at halftime, building a ...
Anticipation builds for bowls for Pitt, PSU, WVU
By Jerry DiPaola
Pitt running back James Conner said his injured hip is getting better, and the ACC Player of the Year is eager to test it in ...