Found November 25, 2011 on
Dan Shaughnessy Watch:
Shank goes to another high school football game and gets another decent column out of it. I like the way he just happens to find a local angle to blend into the Penn State angle. It’s always a drag when you lose the last football game of your high school career, especially when it’s Thanksgiving and they dedicate the stadium to your school’s legendary coach.This was what it was like for Catholic Memorial seniors at the newly named James R. O’Connor Stadium yesterday. A spectacular season and a chance to win the Catholic Conference and make it to the playoffs (and maybe the Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium) went down the disposal with lumpy mashed potatoes when CM was beaten by BC High, 13-0.CM's best two players have committed to playing at Penn State:But there will be more football for CM stars Armani Reeves and Camren Williams, and that’s where this gets interesting. Reeves, a running back/defensive back, and Williams, a linebacker/tight end, have both given verbal commitments t...
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TATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- A former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys for more than 15 years faces two new claims of child sexual abuse, but both are unfounded, his lawyer told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Attorney Joseph Amendola said one claim against Jerry Sandusky stemmed from a Sandusky family dispute, and he characterized the other as an example...
Who would have thought that this Penn State team would be playing for a spot in the first ever Big Ten championship game in the final week of the season?
With inconsistencies at quarterback, devastating injuries to players like Michael Mauti, and all the off-the-field drama surrounding the program, Penn State has weathered the storm and [...]
A person close to former Penn State coach Joe Paterno's family tells The Associated Press his wife was turned away from a campus pool.
One of the writer’s sons is in his fourth year at Penn State, dealing with an emotional roller coaster after receiving a dose of reality.
Langston Galloway scored 17 points as Saint Joseph's got off to a quick start in a 65-47 win over Penn State on Saturday.
Penn State assistant coach Jay Paterno says his father is handling lung cancer treatments "very well." Former Nittany Lions head coach Joe Paterno was diagnosed with a treatable form of lung cancer during a follow-up visit for a bronchial illness earlier this month. After Saturday's 45-7 loss at Wisconsin, Jay Paterno said his father is "going through treatments" and...
The winner of this Saturday’s game between Penn State and Wisconsin will represent the Leaders division in the inaugural Big Ten title game. Clay Travis and Spencer Hall discuss who has the edge and what would happen if Penn State played for the Stagg Championship Trophy — formerly the Stagg-Paterno Championship Trophy.
The good, the bad and the ugly from Penn State's nasty loss to Wisconsin in Madison.
Penn State probably is out of this game, down 28-7, but if the Lions want to mount a comeback, they'll need to not only overcome Wisconsin but the officiating as well. Not to mention tackle better and eliminate turnovers.
Thoughts at halftime:
-- Take your pick on poor tackling by Penn State. D'Anton Lynn on a would-be sack. Nathan Stupar on a Russell Wilson scramble for...
Iowa State got a career-high 15 points from freshman guard Brynn Williamson but was unable to overcome No. 17 Penn State Friday afternoon, falling to the Nittany Lions, 66-59.
The first BIG championship game is on the line as Penn State prepares to play Wisconsin.