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Jun 14, 2019 01:46pm
By Curtis Stratton Summer fun in Happy Valley is never far away. Whether it’s crossing off your bucket list with a visit to Penn’s Cave, afternoon fun for the kids at WildRiver Waterpark or a family trip to see the...
Jun 14, 2019 01:17pm
This July, downtown State College will transform into a Festival destination for the 53rd year in a row. From July 10-14, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will bring us five sunny days of art, music and...
Jun 10, 2019 10:17am
  Did you know that Pennsylvania’s deepest gorge AND biggest lake can be found within an hour’s drive of State College? Jack’s Narrows and Raystown Lake are two superlative features of Central Pennsylvania’s landscape,...
Jun 07, 2019 10:47am
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning the day your dad deserves...Happy Valley style! Whether your dad likes spending time outdoors, watching a game or enjoying some craft beers, we’re...
Jun 07, 2019 10:39am
By Laura Zaks “F” isn’t just for “fun” — it stands for “family fun,” and where else can it best exist other than the happiest valley in the world? So, as summer rolls in with its warm and sunny disposition, it’s time to...
Jun 07, 2019 10:30am
By Laura Zaks There doesn’t exactly exist a treasure map when it comes Happy Valley. There is no “x marks the spot,” no golden fleece or even a centaur waiting to guide your quest — no matter how much we might wish...
May 30, 2019 10:38am
All-Big Ten Conference first-team selection Lamar Stevens announced his intent to return to Penn State for his senior season in 2019-20 on Wednesday. The league’s top returning scorer and rebounder, the 6-8, 230-lb....
May 28, 2019 03:01pm
By Laura Zaks “Birthdays come alive when kids fly.” When Peter Pan and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust are out of the picture, it’s time to get creative on how to lift off into the air — and trampolines from wall to wall just...
May 28, 2019 02:55pm
By Christen Bell You can find one State College’s newest, family-friendly venues at 200 Ellis Place! C3 Sports Indoor Complex recently completed a 40,000+ square foot addition to their space, making it a perfect venue...

Saquon Barkley, Penn State's Soft-Spoken Superstar

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Remember this number. It’s historically significant, and we’ll come back to it later. For now, let’s focus on the present and near future.

Following Penn State’s 42-39 setback to Pitt earlier this month at Heinz Field, sensational sophomore running back Saquon Barkley appeared through a door and took his place behind a podium.

I’m sure he was tired. Scoring five touchdowns —which Barkley did against the Panthers — will do that to you. He’d just completed a game that would constitute a season for some players.

Trace McSorley_Minnesota postgame

Trace McSorley met with the media following Penn State's 29-26 overtime victory over Minnesota on Oct. 1, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. Hear what the quarterback said about the comeback victory, including his scramble toward the end of regulation that led to the game-tying field goal.

 

Saquon Barkley's Minnesota Postgame Interview

Saquon Barkley met with the media following Penn State's 29-26 overtime victory over Minnesota on Oct. 1, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. Hear what the star running back said about his game-winning touchdown, and how quarterback Trace McSorley led the team to the game-tying field goal in regulation.

James Franklin's Minnesota Postgame Interview

Penn State head coach James Franklin spoke with the team media following Penn State's 29-26 overtime win against Minnesota on Oct. 1, 2016, at Beaver Stadium. Hear what Franklin said about the great environment that fans provided, and how the Nittany Lions swung momentum in their comeback victory.

Penn State Minnesota Highlights

Penn State took down Minnesota 29-26 in an overtime thriller on Oct. 1, 2016, at Beaver Stadium.

Penn State-Temple highlights

Highlights from Penn State's 34-27 victory over Temple on Sept. 17, at Beaver Stadium. 

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!

 

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