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Big Ten brings talent to championship

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - There's no argument that by any measure, the Big Ten Conference rules the collegiate wrestling world. One number that is especially telling is the number of semifinalists.In this year's tournament, the conference claimed at least one semifinalist at each weight and had a ...

Lady Lions can call BJC home

UNIVERSITY PARK-A trio of Penn State Lady Lions will have the opportunity to play two more home games at the conclusion of their careers.Penn State's second all-time leading scorer Maggie Lucas and seniors Ariel Edwards and Talia East will open the 2014 NCAA Tournament at the Bryce Jordan ...

Nittany Lion wrestlers lead team score after NCAA day 1

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - Penn State is well on its way to a fourth consecutive NCAA wrestling championship, but the Nittany Lions will have to work to get it.With 10 wrestlers still alive, Penn State is still in great shape, but it took some hits Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma ...

Pa. proves to be preeminent wrestling state

.OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - By reputation, Pennsylvania is the preeminent wrestling state in the country.Iowa might give you an argument. Or Ohio. Or even New Jersey.However, the numbers back up the Keystone State's claim.Based on qualifiers along, Pennsylvania has twice the number of any other ...

PSU wins double OT thriller

From staff reportsSAINT PAUL, Minn.-Freshman forward Zach Saar's goal in double-overtime sent the sixth-seeded Nittany Lions men's hockey team to the Big Ten Semifinals in a 2-1 win over third-seeded and 12th-ranked Michigan Thursday afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center.The victory advances Penn ...

Youth movement

UNIVERSITY PARK - After Penn State quickly jumped out to an 8-0 lead during the game's first two minutes to put Hampton on its heels, the visiting Pirates counter-punched Penn State hard the next 38 minutes until the final horn sounded.Penn State coach Patrick Chambers wanted to see how the ...

Megaludis has simple plan at NCAAs

UNIVERSITY PARK - In his first two trips to the NCAA Wrestling Championships, Nico Megaludis has wrestled his best under the sport's brightest lights.Twice he's battled his way to the 125-pound final. While each time he was denied an NCAA championship, his blueprint for success at the national ...

Franklin getting familiar with players

UNIVERSITY PARK -James Franklin has spent a lot of time watching film on the Penn State roster he inherited, getting to know as much as possible about his new players.But film study only shows so much.The real chance for everyone - coaches and players alike - to make a first impression came ...

PSU beats Buckeyes

UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State men's hockey coach Guy Gadowsky wanted his team to end the season on a strong note and have some momentum going into the Big Ten championships.Thanks to a blistering three-goal first period, Gadowsky got his wish.The Nittany Lions ended the season with a much needed ...

Penn State bounced by Buckeyes, 4-2

UNIVERSITY PARK - The Penn State men's hockey team is closing out its inaugural season at the Pegula Ice Arena with a double dip against Ohio State.The objective coming into the season series finale for the Nittany Lions and coach Guy Gadowsky is to go out a winner on home ice and gain some ...