Jun 20, 2018 11:28am
Gone from last season’s 11-win team and Fiesta Bowl champions is a ton of talent, leadership and offensive production. Those three qualities are also in abundance for this year’s Penn State football team, most notably...
Jun 20, 2018 11:04am
After posting their fifth straight 40-win season, the State College Spikes return to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park this June with a jam-packed schedule of affordable, family fun. The Spikes, the Short-Season Single-A...
Jun 19, 2018 11:57am
*/ In a lot of ways, Nick Scott has seen and done it all as a Nittany Lion.   The senior team captain switched from running back to defensive back during his career, and the safety helped lead the program’s national...
Jun 19, 2018 11:44am
*/ Coming to Happy Valley for a weekend of football festivities is truly one of the most exciting things anyone can experience. From waking up early in the morning for tailgating, to singing Sweet Caroline near the...
Jun 19, 2018 11:33am
*/ */ */ What defines a Penn State tailgate? It’s not the thousands of RVs that park near the stadium every weekend, nor is it the mouth-watering foods you get to choose from on game day. What makes a Penn State...
Jun 19, 2018 11:25am
On the heels of only the fifth back-to-back 11-win seasons in program history, the Penn State Nittany Lions have returned to the rank of the college football powerhouses under head coach James Franklin.  Last year, the...
Jun 19, 2018 10:43am
We’ll continue to have a weekly preview with key facts, figures and stats this fall, and because we know you’re just as eager as we are for the season to begin, here’s an early look ahead to the 2018 football campaign...
Jun 19, 2018 10:25am
The Nittany Lions’ offense was one of the nation’s most explosive last season, when they averaged 41 points per contest.  So, who will be this year’s key contributors, and who will take on larger roles for Penn State’s...
Jun 19, 2018 09:54am
Every team faces questions upon the beginning of fall camp and the regular season. With back-to-back 11-win seasons, the questions facing Penn State are good ones. How can the Nittany Lions continue their re-emergence...
Sep 28, 2017 09:05am
General Parking Information Penn State Football Games Penn State encourages fans to purchase parking in advance in an effort to keep traffic flowing more efficiently on the day of the game. Gameday and season parking...
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...
May 10, 2018 02:12pm
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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...
Oct 09, 2017 02:35pm
UNIVERSITY PARK – Finally – it’s official. No. 3 Penn State’s game with No. 17 Michigan will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on ABC on Saturday, Sept. The Big Ten tilt is Penn State’s Whiteout Game. Penn State will be looking to...
Feb 13, 2017 03:24pm
The Journey from $2,000 to $13 Million The 45th Penn State Dance Marathon will take place this weekend, adding to the total of over $137 million raised for pediatric cancer over those 45 years. In its first year, THON...
Mar 13, 2018 02:34pm
UNIVERSITY PARK — There are many expressions out there in the world — clichés, maxims and rules galore — but there’s one in particular that overrides all others when it comes to Happy Valley. “It takes one to know one...
Apr 17, 2018 04:07pm
STATE COLLEGE – The Grilled Sticky has a new home. The Corner Room, one of the hospitality properties owned by Hotel State College & Company, will now be downtown’s “new home” to get Ye Olde College Diner’s famous...
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...

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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