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Central Catholic safety Petrishen to sign with Penn State

By Chris Adamski
John Petrishen goes to high school a block away from the Pitt campus. For college, he decided to travel about 21⁄2 hours east. A senior safety ...

Penn State falls at Illinois on late layup
By The Associated Press
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — With the ball in his hands Saturday and just seconds left in a tie game, Illinois’ Malcolm Hill was looking for the ...
Penn State holds off Minnesota rally for 2nd straight win
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Patrick Chambers knew Minnesota would apply the pressure; he wanted to see if his Penn State ball club could stand up ...
Pine-Richland’s DiNucci to Pitt; Kittanning’s Bowers opts for PSU
By Jerry DiPaola
Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci came home from school Monday afternoon, sat down with his parents, swallowed hard and said, “I want to do this.” ...
Linemen commit to PSU, boosting Franklin’s recruiting class
By Chris Adamski
A pair of defensive linemen said “yes” to Penn State coach James Franklin in person on Sunday, moving Franklin’s first full recruiting class into the nation’s top 10. Wrapping up official visits to University Park over the weekend, Robert Windsor and Shareef Miller told Nittany Lions coaches they intend to sign ...
Central Catholic’s Petrishen says he enjoys hectic recruiting process
By Jerry DiPaola
Sometimes, Central Catholic’s John Petrishen just wants to get away from the rest of the world. “I lock myself in my room, turn my phone off ...
Penn State snaps 6-game skid with win over Rutgers
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — It took Penn State 33 days to put together a 40-minute game and Nittany Lions coach Pat Chambers loved every minute of it. D.J. Newbill scored 23 points and Brandon Taylor 16 to lead Penn State to a 79-51 win over Rutgers on Saturday for its first Big ...
Officials file to end lawsuit against Penn State, NCAA
By The Associated Press
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania officials are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit against Penn State and the NCAA over the penalties related to the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and state Treasurer Rob McCord on Thursday asked a Commonwealth Court judge to mark the case …
In recruiting, Pitt, Penn State make ‘social’ commentary
By Chris Adamski and Jerry DiPaola
Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi left before dinner was served, but no one questioned his manners. He was one of the speakers at Johnny Majors Night at ...
Penn State falls short in upset bid at Michigan State
By Åssociated Press
Branden Dawson knew Michigan State would get a battle from Penn State, but he helped the Spartans learn how to fight back. “We stayed together,” Dawson said after his team’s 66-60 win Wednesday night, an escape for a team that has lost three overtime games. “We didn’t give up. We didn’t ...
Assistant coaches cashing in at college level
By Bob Cohn
Bob Shoop works countless hours performing countless tasks as Penn State’s defensive coordinator, just like when he held the same job at William & Mary ...
Penn State drops 5th straight, falls to Purdue in OT
By The Associated Press
UNIVERSITY PARK — Purdue coach Matt Painter called Saturday’s 84-77 victory in overtime over Penn State improbable and gave credit to the basketball gods. But it was Purdue’s Kendall Stephens who gets the credit for sending a game in which Purdue (11-7, 3-2 Big Ten) trailed the bulk of the second ...
New deal between NCAA and Penn State restores Paterno wins
By Debra Erdley
Penn State University supporters began rallying against the NCAA and its 2012 sanctions against the school’s beloved football program and didn’t stop until the agency ...
Joy greets restored Penn State football wins
By Chris Adamski
The Penn State University football media guides from the past three seasons have listed peculiar records for the 11- and 12-game seasons the team played ...
Paterno son criticizes NCAA for its handling of Penn State case
By Jerry DiPaola
A son of late Penn State coach Joe Paterno on Friday night criticized the NCAA and its president, Mark Emmert, saying the organization acted “outside ...
Indiana holds on to beat Penn State, 76-73
By The Associated Press
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Freshman Robert Johnson scored 20 points, and Troy Williams added 15 as Indiana held off Penn State, 76-73, on Tuesday. The Hoosiers …