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Penn State turns the page after great ‘16 season

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s 2016 season was remarkable by any measure, but coach James Franklin has a clear message about the team’s focus as spring practice begins today. “We understand that 2016 was nice and it was a great experience, but 2017 is a completely different animal,” ...

We are… National champs

ST. LOUIS — Penn State produced arguably the most astounding finals performance in NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships history Saturday night at the Scottrade Center to win its second consecutive national championship and sixth in seven years. The Nittany Lions won five consecutive ...

No. 15 PSU captures first Big Ten title

DETROIT, Mich. — Freshman Liam Folkes potted both goals including the game-winner at 6:43 of the second overtime period to lift fourth-seeded Penn State past No. 2 Wisconsin, 2-1, in the Big Ten Tournament Championship this evening from Joe Louis Arena. Penn State becomes the fourth ...

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Penn State’s Bo Nickal grapples with Nebraska’s T.J. Dudley in a 184-pound quarterfinal match in the NCAA Division I wresting championships Friday in St. Louis.

Five from PSU in finals; title in sight

ST. LOUIS — For the second year in a row, Penn State has pushed five wrestlers into the finals of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships and, in the process, has put a chokehold on its second consecutive team title and sixth in seven years. The Nittany Lions’ Murderer’s Row of Zain ...

Penn State nearly perfect on first day

ST. LOUIS — Through one day and two rounds of the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, not even the absence of heralded freshman 125-pounder Nick Suriano could keep Penn State from the top of the team standings. The Nittany Lions’ eight-man contingent compiled a combined 15-1 ...

PSU wrestler Suriano not participating at nationals

ST. LOUIS — As wrestlers, media and NCAA officials gathered in the Scottrade Center’s Blue Note Lounge on Wednesday for the news conferences to kick off the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, news broke that changed the complexion of the entire tournament. One tweet from Penn ...

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An artists’ rendering shows the renovations to Beaver Stadium in University Park. Penn State has announced a number of makeovers to its athletic facilities.

Renovations announced at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a grand vision to renovate and beautify Beaver Stadium during an ambitious 20-year facilities master plan, but as of now, there is still no timetable in place for when the project will be started or completed. It will be at least six years before major ...

PSU falls to Michigan State in Big Ten Tournament

WASHINGTON (AP) — Miles Bridges and Nick Ward had 15 points and nine rebounds apiece, and Michigan State rolled into the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament by breezing past weary Penn State 78-51 Thursday. The fifth-seeded Spartans (19-13) will next face No. 4 seed Minnesota on Friday. ...

PSU qualifies 8 for NCAAs

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — No. 1 Penn State (14-0, 9-0 Big Ten) crowned two individual champions and will send at least eight wrestlers to the NCAA championships, but could not rally to earn the Big Ten championship, ceding the title to Ohio State Sunday at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships, ...

Mum’s the word on Suriano for B1G

UNIVERSITY PARK — As the week has worn on and word has spread of the possibility that Penn State freshman sensation 125-pounder Nick Suriano might not wrestle at the 2017 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, a debate has raged. Can the Nittany Lions defend their Big Ten title, and make it six ...