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Penn State embraces paperless ticketing

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State is all but eliminating paper tickets for its sports venues as the fall season begins. The university previously announced it would be fully transitioning to digital ticketing at Beaver Stadium for the 2019 season, although paper tickets were delivered to season ...

Marks among contenders

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KNOXVILLE, IA — Brent Marks has a lot to be proud of after a sixth place finish during his preliminary sprint car feature Wednesday night at the Knoxville Raceway. That finish placed him fourth in points and likely into the Saturday night A-main pending Thursday night results. Regardless ...

PSU up to task on defense

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Two words are being embraced and emphasized in Penn State’s defensive meeting room: Finishers and closers. “Just having a finisher’s mentality — a mentality to close out teams when we’re up on them,” defensive coordinator Brent Pry said during Penn State’s ...

Franklin spreads positivity

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UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin heaped praise on junior defensive end Shaka Toney while singling out a handful of players who deserve more attention with Penn State entering fall camp. “On defense, Shaka Toney has got a strong voice with our team,” Franklin said during Saturday’s ...

Parsons primed for stardom

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a freshman. Parsons rolled into Happy ...

Steelers’ Watt looking to build on breakout rookie season

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LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Personal stats don’t mean much to Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt. The 24-year-old was happy to earn a trip to the Pro Bowl during a breakout second season, but he also wanted to make the playoffs with the Steelers. This year, Watt looks to lead the ...

PSU wrestling book published

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UNIVERSITY PARK — In his 10 years at the helm of the Penn State wrestling team, coach Cael Sanderson has led the Nittany Lions to a run of success rarely seen in NCAA wrestling or any other collegiate sport. A new book written and published by the Penn State Wrestling Club, “Dawn of a New ...

Auburn beats Spikes

State College Spikes

From staff reports AUBURN, N.Y. — Moises Castillo swatted the second pitch of the game for a home run, and Enmanuel Solano delivered another quality start on the mound, but the State College Spikes dropped a 5-1 decision to the Auburn Doubledays on Tuesday night at Falcon Park. Castillo ...

Babe Ruth Baseball to honor its athletes

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MILROY — The Mifflin County Babe Ruth regular season ended in June, but there is one more piece of unfinished business that needs to take place. The regular season awards. On Tuesday at 7 p.m., at Armagh Memorial Field, the league will present the awards for the 2019 season. If the ...

Spikes lose to Auburn

State College Spikes

From staff reports AUBURN, N.Y. - Stanley Espinal’s solo homer helped propel the State College Spikes to a 3-0 lead on Monday night, but the Auburn Doubledays surged late to take a 4-3 win from the Spikes at Falcon Park. Espinal’s home run, his third of the year, came on a 1-2 pitch from ...