Aug 17, 2017 02:19pm
The 143rd annual Centre County Grange Fair kicked off in grand style on Wednesday night, with the coronation of this year’s Grange Fair Queen. Megan Royer, a 2017 graduate of State College Area High School, claimed the...
Aug 17, 2017 02:03pm
Penn State star running back Saquon Barkley took some time after practice on Wednesday to speak with the media. HappyValley.com caught up with Barkley. Find out what he had to say!
Aug 17, 2017 10:19am
This is it. The Wing Fest Finals are here. Tonight at Tussey Mountain, Wing Fest winners from the past several weeks will square off in the finals to see who takes home the title of 2017 Wing King. The participants are...
Aug 17, 2017 08:43am
It just wouldn’t be a summer in Happy Valley without a huge event. This summer, Beaver Stadium played host to the Happy Valley Jam, an all-day country concert. The event was was a big success. In 2018, the big event...
Aug 16, 2017 02:55pm
As temperatures begin to cool and students head back to campus, everyone is trying to squeeze as much as they can out of the last few weeks of summer. The Nittany Lion Inn has you covered. There will be another Pints on...
Aug 16, 2017 09:59am
A few weeks back, we broke down Penn State’s home slate, ranking the games from No. 7 through No. 1. In case you missed it, the White Out Game with Michigan ranked as our No. 1 game, edging out the Sept. 9 clash with...
Mar 21, 2017 01:29pm
Happy Valley continues to grow its reputation as an emerging foodie paradise, and the new construction and growth of the region has more than risen to meet these demands. Here’s our list of the best new restaurants...
Nov 20, 2016 11:36am
Penn State clinched a victory for the 7th time in a row with Saturday's 39-0 shutout against Rutgers. With only one regular season game left to play, it's time to take a look at just how big of a deal this season has...
Aug 23, 2016 06:58pm
General Parking Information Penn State Football Games Penn State Football regularly accommodates approx. + vehicles on a football Saturday and we want to help you avoid any unnecessary delays and extra costs. We...
Oct 30, 2016 09:33am
ESPN's 30 for 30 Shorts Examines the Story Behind our Famous Battle Cry "It's a definitive term... letting the world know that this is it." Do you know the story behind "WE ARE"? Hear Wally Triplett's story of how it...
Jan 31, 2017 12:21pm
Do you know about the Guinness World Record attempt happening downtown this weekend? If not, you should—because you can still be a part of it! Light Up State College will take place Saturday, February 4, in an attempt...
Aug 23, 2016 07:16pm
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James Franklin_Temple postgame press conference

Penn State head coach James Franklin spoke with the media following the Nittany Lions' 34-27 victory over Temple on Sept. 17, at Beaver Stadium. 

Penn State-Pitt highlights (Sept. 10, 2016)

Happy Valley highlights from Penn State's 42-39 loss to Pitt on Sept. 10, 2016, at Heinz Field.

"We Are" chant at Heinz Field

The Blue Band led Penn State fans in a "We Are" chant during the Penn State-Pitt football game on Sept. 10, 2016, at Heinz Field.

Come for the Greens, Stay in Penn State's Premier Hotels

You can make your next round of golf at Penn State's golf courses even better by staying at The Nittany Lion Inn or The Penn Stater. Their golf packages include a round of golf (choose 18 holes or 36 holes), accommodations for one night, a sumptuous full American breakfast buffet,  a bucket of range balls and cart, 20% Pro Shop Discount and a beverage welcoming you to Happy Valley!

 

Penn State-Kent State highlights_Sept. 3, 2016

Check out our highlights from Penn State's season-opening 33-13 victory over Kent State on Sept. 3 at Beaver Stadium. #WeAre #PennState 

James Franklin_Kent State post-game press conference

Penn State head coach James Franklin's post-game press conference, following the Nittany Lions' season-opening 33-13 victory over Kent State on Sept. 3 at Beaver Stadium.

"Sweet Caroline" at Beaver Stadium

Penn State fans packed Beaver Stadium for the Nittany Lions' season opener Sept. 3 against Kent State. Penn State's 33-13 victory featured fans singing "Sweet Caroline," a tradition at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State-Kent State team arrival

Head coach James Franklin and the Penn State football team arrive at Beaver Stadium to a huge ovation before the season opener. And of course, the Blue Band, Nittany Lion and Penn State Cheerleaders pumped up the fans, too. #WeAre #PennState

Trace McSorley Named Starting Quarterback

Penn State head coach James Franklin has named redshirt sophomore Trace McSorley the starting quarterback for the Nittany Lions' season. McSorley played in seven games last season and threw his first career touchdown pass in the TaxSlayer Bowl against Georgia. McSorley spoke to the media after practice Aug. 24, discussing his reaction and his perspective on earning the starting job.

Shedding nickname, Sickels ready to seize opportunity

UNIVERSITY PARK — Garrett Sickels figured it was time to shed his nickname. And add some muscle at the same time.

The Penn State junior defensive end used to eat any and everything he wanted. And speaking recently, he said that he “left some stuff” on the field last season, when he was just a half-second away from being the disruptive force that oftentimes his teammates were.

After spring ball, Sickels knew it was time for a change.

New season. New approach. And new physical build.

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