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Penn State Fayette tabs new athletic director

By Bruce Wald
Louis “Lou” Zadecky was appointed director of athletics at Penn State Fayette, the Eberly Campus. The announcement came from Dr. Charles Patrick, PSU Fayette’s chancellor and chief academic officer. “Lou brings years of experience and a high level of professionalism to the position,” Patrick said. For the past 15 years, Zadecky ...

‘We are’ chant now a permanent fixture on Penn State campus
By Centre Daily Times
We are. Those two words, just five letters, are the battle cry of every Nittany Lion. With the response, “Penn State!” the phrase says not that ...
PSU lands 4-star defensive end
By Bob Cohn
Daniel Joseph, a four-star defensive end from Lake Forest, Ill., on Tuesday announced his commitment to attend Penn State. Joseph a few weeks ago said his decision was between Penn State and Michigan. He reportedly visited Penn State on June 20. Penn State has received commitments from three defensive tackles and a ...
UConn transfer picks PSU hoops
By Tribune-Review
Connecticut basketball transfer Terrence Samuel reportedly committed to Penn State. The 6-foot-4 junior guard must sit out this season but will have two years of remaining eligibility, CBS Sports reported. He averaged 3.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists during his two seasons at UConn. — Staff report ...
Penn State lands defensive tackle recruit
By Bob Cohn
Three-star defensive tackle Christian Colon announced Thursday he will attend Penn State as part of the 2016 recruiting class. Rivals.com rates the 6-foot-3, 325-pound Colon, who attends Independence High School in Charlotte, N.C., as the 49th-best defensive tackle in the nation. Shortly before Colon’s verbal commitment was posted on Twitter, Penn ...
Pitt’s new athletic director Barnes looks to boost interest in teams
By Jerry DiPaola
Athletic director Scott Barnes hasn’t finished his second week on the job, but he already believes he knows what’s bothering Pitt fans. “I don’t think we’ve ...
Penn State adds Haslett as consultant
By Bob Cohn
Penn State hired former Steelers assistant and IUP star Jim Haslett as a consultant to the football program, it was announced Wednesday. The Pittsburgh native was ...
Family taps JoePa’s legacy for line of beer to be brewed in Latrobe
By Debra Erdley
Jay Paterno likes to think his dad would grin if he could see what the Paterno family is brewing up this Father’s Day, as Penn ...
Hempfield grads Guy, Masterson excel at pole vault
By Ed Phillipps
A pair of former Hempfield track and field standouts are soaring to new heights at big-time Division I programs. Virginia freshman Bridget Guy and Penn ...
Paterno among 12 chosen for Pa. Sports Hall of Fame
By Bob Cohn
Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was voted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, it was announced Tuesday. Paterno, whose 409 victories accumulated over 45 seasons is an NCAA Division I record, died in 2012. He was one of the two deceased candidates to gain election, joining former ...
Penn State lands 4-star offensive lineman from Reading
By Bob Cohn
Penn State secured a high-profile commitment Friday when Michal Menet, a four-star offensive lineman from Exeter Township High School in Reading, announced he will play for the Nittany Lions. The 6-foot-5, 271-pound Menet, who reportedly received about 30 scholarship offers, picked Penn State over Duke. It was, he told a crowd ...
Penn State coordinator Shoop bullish on 2015 defense
By Bob Cohn
Mike Hull’s signing with the Miami Dolphins as a free agent earlier this month ensured the former Penn State middle linebacker a chance to earn ...
Longtime Penn State football radio voice Fisher dies
By Bob Cohn
Fran Fisher, the legendary voice of Penn State football familiar to countless fans, died Thursday in State College. He was 91. News of Fisher’s death was ...
Rossi: Finding hockey at ‘Linebacker U’
By Rob Rossi
Winning works, and Guy Gadowsky seems to have figured out that part. But there are other ways for Gadowsky to pull hockey from the large ...
Penn State’s Franklin says extending series with Pitt ‘open for discussion’
By Bob Cohn
Penn State coach James Franklin on Thursday returned to Western Pennsylvania, where he spent considerable time in his youth. Franklin’s father was from the Hill District, and an aunt lived in the Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood. After a morning stopover in Altoona, Franklin exited the bus on Day 3 of the Coaches ...
Penn State tight end James, a South Allegheny grad, goes to Steelers in 5th round
By Ralph N. Paulk
At some point, the Steelers had to come to grips with the inevitable — finding tight end Heath Miller’s successor. On Saturday, the Steelers didn’t ...