Penn State

Tommy Stevens puts name in NCAA transfer portal

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s quarterback situation, and the team’s prospects as a whole this fall, took a bizarre turn Wednesday when it was revealed that projected starter Tommy Stevens has submitted his name to the NCAA transfer portal. There are many elements in play with this ...

Questions remain for Stevens, offense

UNIVERSITY PARK — True freshman tailback Noah Cain showed he’s able to do some special things running the ball, and quarterback Sean Clifford did, as well, during the Blue-White Game. Penn State’s spring game drew an estimated 61,000 fans to Beaver Stadium on a gorgeous Saturday ...

Offensive line challenges to go into season

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s not wise to emerge from the Blue-White Game armed with sweeping conclusions. The game is less than a glorified scrimmage because the playbook is “vanilla,” according to James Franklin, who also stacks the roster heavily in favor of the Blue team. The first ...

Highs and lows from Blue-White game

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are some abbreviated highlights and lowlights from the Blue’s 24-7 victory over the White during Saturday’s Blue-White Game at Beaver Stadium: ¯ Play of the game: Third-string quarterback Will Levis zinged a 59-yard laser of a pass up the right sideline to ...

Young guys on display for PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — For as much as some fans love that there will be football of any kind being played, today’s Blue-White Game is still only one spring practice, so it has to be taken with a grain of salt in a lot of ways. Penn State coach James Franklin even made the point of saying that ...

Parsons aims to take Lions to championship

UNIVERSITY PARK — Micah Parsons didn’t start a single game last season and still led Penn State in tackles, quite a remarkable feat at the school known as Linebacker U. Predicting success was easy for Parsons, the No. 1 linebacker recruit in the nation coming out of high school. But even ...

Stevens puts injuries in the past

Tommy Stevens seems keenly aware of the questions or concerns some fans may have about him, and Penn State’s projected starting quarterback tried to rebut a couple of the narratives Wednesday. Speaking to reporters after practice, Stevens addressed issues about him being able to stay ...

Kieger named 6th PSU women’s basketball coach

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State and Vice President of Athletics Sandy Barbour have selected Carolyn Kieger as the sixth coach of the women’s basketball program. Kieger, a 2019 Naismith Women’s Coach of the Year Award semifinalist, guided Marquette University to the top of the Big East ...

Nickal wins Hodge Trophy

UNIVERSITY PARK — Bo Nickal has been a show-stopper for the Penn State wrestling team ever since he first stepped on the mat in a blue and white singlet on Nov. 13, 2015. In that match he rolled up a 21-6 technical fall in front of a sold-out Rec Hall. Over the next four years, he ...

Penn State, dec. dynasty

PITTSBURGH — The 18,950 fans that crammed into PPG Paints Arena on Saturday night came for a show, but instead, saw a coronation. Penn State had already clinched the team title — its fourth straight and eighth in the last nine years — before the finals of the 2019 NCAA Division I ...