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BYU Volleyball: Cougars ready for national championship match

OKLAHOMA CITY • In collegiate volleyball, tradition is a word usually reserved for schools like UCLA, Stanford, Hawai’i and Nebraska. Perennial powers all, each with multiple championships. Of late, no shelves sag more than those at Penn State, winners of five of the past seven NCAA Division I titles. When upstart BYU (30-4) meets Penn State (34-3) in Saturday night’s national...
Via The Salt Lake Tribune - BYU
3 hours ago

Hancock leads Penn State into final vs. BYU

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Micha Hancock could finish a standout career in storybook fashion. The Penn State senior setter will try to win her second consecutive national championship just a few miles from where she played high school volleyball in Edmond. The Nittany Lions (35-3) will face Brigham Young (30-4) on Saturday for the title. Hancock said she has faced extra distractions this...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Sandusky won't get $4,900 Penn State pension back

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation. The State Employees' Retirement Board's 122-page opinion, made public Friday, determined Sandusky remained a Penn State employee after his announced retirement...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Sandusky won't get his pension back

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation. Sandusky's attorney Chuck Benjamin told The Associated Press on Friday that the State Employees' Retirement System issued a 122-page opinion with the decision...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penn State, BYU to meet for title

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) It would be difficult to find two schools with more differing pedigrees heading into a championship match than Penn State and Brigham Young. Penn State earned a chance to repeat with a 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 win over top-seeded Stanford on Thursday night. The Nittany Lions (35-3) will seek their seventh title, and their sixth in eight years, on Saturday. BYU...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Courtney leads Penn State past Stanford

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Megan Courtney had 23 kills and defending champion Penn State beat top-seeded Stanford 25-16, 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 on Thursday night to reach the NCAA women's volleyball final. Micha Hancock had 55 set assists and Ali Frantti added 16 kills for the Nittany Lions (35-3), They will seek their seventh championship and sixth in eight years Saturday night against BYU...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Era Pinstripe Bowl Preview: Penn State Vs. Boston College

Continuing our series of Big Ten bowl previews, today our writers take a look at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium, where Penn State makes its return to postseason play against a tough Boston College team. Let’s see how they think it’ll go down. Ryan Osbahr –The Nittany Lions are bowling again — oh what fun! I just don’t think this is a team that actually deserves...
Via Know It All Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Pinstripe Bowl has already made BC a winner

We all want BC to beat Penn State, but the Pinstripe Bowl is already a huge positive for BC. By selling out our full ticket allotment and the game selling out quickly BC can finally start to change our travel reputation. Technically BC sold our ticket allotment for the 2007 Champs Bowl, but I know for that game we gave some tickets away to local charities and Catholic churches....
Via Eagle in Atlanta
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State VB Profile

Pennsylvania State University, better known as Penn State, defeated Wisconsin 3 – 1 in the Louisville Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament.  Penn State began the season as the top ranked team and lost that designation to Stanford on September 5th in a 3 – 2 loss on the Cardinal’s home court.  Because of conference losses to...
Via The Net Set
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Team

Pennsylvania State University, better known as Penn State, defeated Wisconsin 3 – 1 in the Louisville Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament.  Penn State began the season as the top ranked team and lost that designation to Stanford on September 5th in a 3 – 2 loss on the Cardinal’s home court.  Because of conference losses to...
Via The Net Set
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Penn State Fan Has An Amazing Nittany Lions-Themed Christmas Light Show

Now that we’re in the middle of the holiday season, videos of people setting up Christmas light shows at their houses are becoming increasingly popular. This Penn State fan’s show may be the best one that we’ve seen so far this year. The fan — whose name is Bob Witt, according to the video’s description — synced his light show with the Nittany Lion song, “Lion Fanfare...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Christmas Lights Pump Up The School And Holiday Spirit

Penn State Christmas lights synced up to the Nittany Lions' fight song is a holiday tradition unlike any other.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College Trash Talks Penn State On Twitter, Claims Pinstripe Bowl Trophy

It’s bowl season, which means we’re going to have to deal with a full month of lame trash talk between programs who rarely get the chance to play each other. Boston College has apparently kicked the festivities off, throwing some shade at Penn State ahead of the Pinstripe Bowl. The school’s official athletics Twitter handle has posted a message about the game’s trophy having...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

D1 WVU Ice Hockey Take Solid Start Into Break

D1 WVU Ice Hockey Take Solid Start Into Winter Break By Jeff Vickers (@JVickers78) Photo Courtesy of the WVU Men’s Hockey Teams Twitter Account After a 6-1 victory over Penn State – Berks earlier this week, the WVU Men’s Division 1 Hockey team enter the winter break with a 12-10-0-0 Record, which is good for 3rd in the College Hockey Mid-American Conference (CHMA). Forward...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Wisconsin nabbing Pitt’s Paul Chryst means for Penn State

All indications this morning are Wisconsin has found their replacement for Oregon State-bound Gary Andersen. The Badgers appear ready to welcome home one of their own, Paul Chryst. Chryst, of course, has coached the last three seasons in western Pennsylvania as the head coach at Pittsburgh. The Panthers now are about to enter yet another coaching search, their fourth such search...
Via Nittany Lions Den
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pinstripe Bowl victory Wiki predicts for thee

Penn State is heading to the Pinstripe Bowl to take on Boston College at the end of the month. The game should be a fun one and will surely see some energy in the northeast corner of the state. Boston College, coached by former Temple head coach Steve Addazio, will be a tough team for Penn State to beat. The Eagles have played well in ACC play this season and even gave Florida State...
Via Nittany Lions Den
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The lowdown on the Pinstripe Bowl

Facing Penn State in the Pinstripe Bowl is about the best way we could have ended a 7-5 season in Year 2. The bowl lacks history, warm weather or even a great date, but it provides a few important opportunities for BC.1. The game is very winnable. Penn State's best win was against Rutgers. Good showings against Ohio State and Maryland were negated by terrible games against bad Illinois...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Pinstripe Bowl Released An Awesome Hype Video For This Year’s Game Between Penn State And Boston College

The Penn State Nittany Lions and the Boston College Eagles will square off in the fifth annual Pinstripe Bowl later this month. While the bowl is still relatively new, it has seen several competitive and exciting contests. This year’s game should be no different, as the Nittany Lions and the Eagles are both tough, physical teams. It should be especially fun to watch BC’s rushing...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers stumble in Big Ten Season Opener

Coming off their first win of the season last weekend, the Wisconsin Men’s Hockey team faltered once more, losing to Penn State 5-2 at The Kohl Center. The Badgers drop to 1-9-1 while Penn State matches their total amount of wins last season with a record of 8-4-2. “We’re disappointed as a coaching staff because last week Saturday night we played pretty well and we had high...
Via Madtown Badgers
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Jerry Sandusky Receive a Season Ticket Renewal Letter from Penn State?

We see unfortunate examples of automated technology rearing its ugly head quite often but it appears that things have gone overboard. In a story that could not be fabricated in one’s wildest dreams, Jerry Sandusky may have received a letter from Penn State asking him to renew his season tickets. Included in the letter is Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football Sent Letter To THAT Jerry Sandusky To Renew His Season Tickets

File this one under OOOOOOPPPS. The Penn State athletic department sent a letter to former Penn State coach and convicted serial child molester Jerry Sandusky sometime last week requesting he renew his football season tickets for the 2015 season. We repeat, the Penn State athletic department sent a letter to former Penn State coach and convicted serial [&hellip (Visited 1...
Via No Coast Bias
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Virginia Tech Didn’t Realize Penn State Was Shooting A 1-And-1, Nittany Lions Get An Easy Layup

Virginia Tech gave up one of the easiest layups ever during tonight’s game against Penn State in Happy Valley. Nittany Lions forward Payton Banks missed the front end of a 1-and-1, and none of the four Hokies players that were in the position to grab the rebound realized what was going on. All of them thought Banks got two shots from the charity stripe, so PSU guard Shep Garner...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Accidentally Sent A Season Ticket Renewal Letter To Jerry Sandusky

Whoever puts together the automated list of people to send season ticket information to at Penn State should probably go take one glaring name off of it. WNEP anchor Sharla McBride tweeted out photos of a Penn State football season ticket renewal letter sent to disgraced former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky, who is currently serving a 30-60 year jail sentence after being convicted...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State offers Arrington’s adopted son

James Franklin and his staff have preached about family since arriving on campus last January. Last February, LaVar Arrington told fans at the Nittany Lions singing day celebration that, “We’re getting the family back together.” On Tuesday, Franklin and his staff made that literal by offering Arrington’s adopted son Oluwole Betiku, a weak-side defensive end  out of Gardena...
Via Total Sports Live
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop nominated for Broyles Award

Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop has been nominated for the Broyles Award. The award goes to the nation’s top assistant coach in college football. No Penn Sate assistant coach has won the award since it was first introduced in 1996. Shoop’s case will have some legs to stand on considering how well Penn State’s defense has played this season. Shoop is one of six Big...
Via Nittany Lions Den
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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