Sep 19, 2018 12:21am
*/ With just under five minutes left, our Nittany Lions were down 21–17 against Ohio State one cold October Saturday night. But, when a blocked Buckeye field goal attempt turned into a Penn State touchdown by #15...
Sep 19, 2018 12:09am
*/ UNIVERSITY PARK — Each week, we’ll tell you what to expect, what to keep an eye on, and where and when you can catch the Nittany Lions on fall Saturdays this season.   Game details: at Illinois, 9 p.m. kickoff (ET...
Sep 14, 2018 01:56pm
Last week, Coach James Franklin seemed ecstatic by the effort put forth by the Penn State football team against Pittsburgh. In the post-game press conference, Franklin highlighted building depth on the roster, while...
Sep 11, 2018 03:34pm
After Penn State’s domination at Pitt last week, what can we expect to see at our game against Kent state on our own turf? Read on, and we’ll let you know! Game details: vs. Kent State, noon kickoff, broadcast on FS1....
Sep 11, 2018 03:26pm
What makes Trace McSorley elite? In a word: plenty. If his senior season comes close to mirroring the success he’s had the last two years, it can be argued that McSorley compiled the most impressive career for any...
Sep 11, 2018 03:23pm
Going up against the same guy practice after practice, year-round, can be tiring if you’re occupying a spot along either the offensive or defensive line for the Nittany Lions. It can also be motivating, helpful and...
Sep 07, 2018 02:01pm
When Coach James Franklin took the podium during Tuesday’s press conference, common themes that kept coming through were the trust he has in his team to correct mistakes, the pride he feels in their successes and the...
Sep 05, 2018 10:47am
In 1995, a group of college musicians decided they wanted to sing outside of the ensembles offered on their campus. In order to be recognized, they needed a name so a member quickly wrote down Cantus, meaning “song” in...
Sep 05, 2018 10:36am
Ah, the clichés are all finally out. “Fall in love.” “Pumpkin spice and everything nice,” “Fall for these deals”—you get the idea. Nonetheless, the season of changing leaves, funky scarves and turkey on the Thanksgiving...
May 31, 2016 08:00pm
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...
Aug 23, 2016 07:14pm
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Mar 13, 2017 10:14am
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 11:19am
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 03:03pm
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 03:41pm
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...
Aug 22, 2018 12:45pm
With college football about to kick off, diehard fans of the Nittany Lions are geared up for yet another exciting season of tailgating, gameday gatherings and competitive Penn State action. Less thrilling, however, are...

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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