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Shorthanded Penn State grinds out win at Penn

PHILADELPHIA — With a lineup missing two defending NCAA champions, and some of the rest weakened by illness, the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team had to scratch and claw Friday night to escape the Palestra with a 20-16 win over Penn. Roman Bravo-Young (133) and Aaron Brooks (184) didn’t ...

Football a family affair for Brent Pry

Brent Pry was introduced as Virginia Tech’s head football coach Thursday in Blacksburg, Virginia. What a day it was for him and the entire Pry family. Altoona natives Jim Pry, and his wife, Kathy, were both 18 years old when Brent was born. “We are just ecstatic,” Jim Pry said ...

Nittany Lions fall to Miami at home

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State men’s basketball team fell to the Miami Hurricanes in a tight 63-58 matchup in the 2021 Big Ten/ACC Challenge Wednesday evening inside the Bryce Jordan Center. The annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge game saw 11 lead changes and six tie scores, with no lead ...

Pry leaving PSU for Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech reached into its archives to find its next coach, hiring Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry, a disciple of longtime Hokies assistant Bud Foster. Pry was a graduate assistant working with the defensive line under Foster, the hugely successful coordinator, as the Hokies ...

Nittany Lions set for trip to Penn

UNIVERSITY PARK—When the No. 2 Penn State wrestling team resumes its dual meet schedule on Friday, don’t expect the trek to Philadelphia to be anything other than a business trip. Both head coach Cael Sanderson and top-ranked 133-pounder Roman Bravo-Young confirmed Monday that there ...

Lions drop season finale to Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State was unfazed by injuries, illness, snowy conditions and an embarrassing loss the previous week. The Spartans put all that behind them and finished the regular season on a high note. Payton Thorne threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to ...