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Penn State

Parsons shines in Cotton Bowl victory

DALLAS — The scary thing, for Penn State opponents, is that Micah Parsons can only get better. The consensus first-team All-American put on a show in Saturday’s Cotton Bowl, making one big play after another and dominating about as much as a linebacker can. Parsons knew he’d play well ...

Nittany Lions dismantle Cornell in lopsided win

UNIVERSITY PARK — The No. 20 ranked Penn State men’s basketball team rode its two stars early and often, as Mike Watkins and Lamar Stevens carried the Nittany Lions to an easy 90-59 victory over a struggling Cornell squad in Penn State’s final non-conference game of the season on Sunday ...

Rack ‘Em Up

DALLAS — Penn State ran all over Memphis in a wild and wacky Deep South shootout at the Cotton Bowl. Journey Brown, who once ran for a staggering 722 yards in a high school game, gashed the Tigers’ defense with the biggest rushing effort in PSU bowl history. Brown’s journey to the ...

Lady Lions’ miraculous comeback halted

UNIVERSITY PARK— The Lady Lions began Big Ten conference play against the Minnesota Golden Gophers Saturday evening at the Bryce Jordan Center. Minnesota came away with the 81-74 win, increasing its winning streak to 11 games. The main story for the Lady Lions is the clear difference in ...

Parsons the key to future

With Penn State’s 2019 season about to close, the defensive leadership torch is being passed to Micah Parsons. The sophomore linebacker and newly-minted consensus All-American will be the unquestioned focal point of the Nittany Lions in 2020, and a high bar has already been set for his ...

PSU D ready for Memphis offense

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin listened to Memphis coach Ryan Silverfield talk about how phenomenal the Nittany Lions have been on defense. Franklin then expressed similar admiration about the high-scoring Tigers with quarterback Brady White, who are representing ...

Ciarrocca named PSU OC

James Franklin found another Pennsylvania boy with a Penn State heart to be the Nittany Lions’ new offensive coordinator. Franklin hired Kirk Ciarrocca away from Minnesota, where he had been offensive coordinator the past three seasons. Ciarrocca has a wealth of experience at the position, ...

Giger: PSU makes the smart hire

This is exactly the kind of hire James Franklin should have made for the offensive coordinator job. The key word there is “kind.” I cannot sit here and tell you Kirk Ciarrocca is a home run hire who will do Joe Moorhead type of things for Penn State’s offense. No one can predict the ...

Penn State dominates at Wilkes

From staff reports The Penn State Nittany Lion wrestling team (3-1) sent 22 wrestlers, both attached and unattached, to the Wilkes Open in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Dec. 22 where the Lions came away with seven titles at the open tournament. The tourney was not a team scoring event. Penn State ...

Lady Lions’ offense comes alive in dominant win

UNIVERSITY PARK — A dominant stretch in the first quarter and a great performance from senior guard Siyeh Frazier was all that the Lady Lions needed in a dominant 88-65 win over Sacred Heart in a non-conference women’s basketball contest at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday ...