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PSU falls despite barrage of shots

Penn State

From staff reports MADISON, Wis. — Sophomore Kevin Wall scored for the third-straight game to open the season but the 15th-ranked Nittany Lions fell to No. 14 Wisconsin, 6-3, in Big Ten Conference action on Monday evening from LaBahn Arena. Penn State drops to 0-3-0 to start the year while ...

Penn State drops to 0-5 for first time

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State coach James Franklin etched his name alone in the program’s record book on Saturday evening, albeit in a way that he never wanted — or even thought was possible. Coming into the season the Nittany Lions were the No. 8 team in the country, yet week after week ...

Rudel: Picking highs and lows from PSU loss

Sports Columns

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 41-21 loss to Iowa on Saturday at Beaver Stadium: Play of the game: On third-and-1 from the PSU 49 midway through the second quarter, Will Levis made an errant pitch to Keyvone Lee, who couldn’t hold it. Iowa ...

Rudel: Offense not doing its job

Sports Columns

UNIVERSITY PARK —If you can’t make a yard, you don’t deserve to win. That old football axiom was on full display Saturday as Penn State’s 41-21 loss to Iowa was unfolding. With the Nittany Lions down 10-7 in the second quarter, they faced third-and-1 at their 49. Did they go ...

Bailey signs to play baseball at LHU

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Without a 2020 high school baseball season, recruiting efforts became much different for college hopefuls looking for an opportunity. Mifflin County’s Rylan Bailey made the most of his opportunities to play throughout the summer and turned into a star in the middle of ...

Rudel: A deep look at PSU’s O-Line

Penn State

As Penn State attempts to crack the win column for the first time this season, it finds an opponent in which James Franklin has dominated. That’s right, Franklin is 4-0 against Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes, the No. 1 series resume item CJF has since taking the Penn State job in ...

PSU hopes for more from offense

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Will Levis’ bulging biceps round out an imposing physique, one Penn State’s backup quarterback has used to earn respect as a hard-nosed, lower-the-shoulder-first signal-caller. But the 6-foot-3, 225-pounder, who could make his second career start when Penn State ...

Gophers win both games of opener

Penn State

Editor’s note: The Penn State men’s ice hockey game on Thursday appears in today’s paper with Friday’s game to follow due to a late start time on Thursday. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The No. 10 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions dropped their opening game of the 2020-21 season on the road at ...

Mifflin County adding unified bocce

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Mifflin County High School has added a unified bocce team for the upcoming winter sports season, according to Mifflin County athletic director Tish Maclay. The team, which will compete as a member of the Mid-Penn Conference, is looking for players for the 2020-21 season. ...

MCHS delays practice 1 week

Local Sports

From staff reports LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County High School has delayed its first date of winter practice by a week, according to athletic director Tish Maclay. The PIAA is allowing winter sports practices to begin today across the state, but Mifflin County will now begin practicing for the ...