September 17th, 2014

Calling All Lanes, Gaps, Holes: Open Sesame

Holding a record of 3-0 and waiting on in-for-today, out-in-15-months Mid-American Conference opponent UMass, Penn State could not be more perfectly arranged to face an opponent against which its rushing attack can/should/will/needs to get into motion. When the meat of the conference schedule begins next week against Northwestern, this team …

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September 10th, 2014

Not Good Enough

“You must be pretty happy the bowl ban got lifted,” said the man working the photo counter at Costco this morning.  My son was wearing his tiny, well-loved Penn State hat. I knew this comment would come.  I was expecting it from my neighbor, or perhaps a needling family member.  …

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September 4th, 2014

Irish Eye Opener

Instead of a volcano, we got a roller coaster of an opener.  We cheered.  We jeered.  We repeated the announcer’s asinine quip “they’ve only made one play” as a refrain after each big play.  One of us had to take a break and go outside to calm down.  One of …

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June 4th, 2014

Penn State Father’s Day 2014

Are you in need of a superb gift for Father’s Day?  Check out our top ten list of must-have Penn State items for dad!  All of the items listed are available online and at our downtown State College location.  Happy shopping! 10.  Penn State Dad Mug 9.  Columbia PFG Fishing …

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June 3rd, 2014

Russ “Digs” Roseberry, an A+ Addition to the Creamery

Nothing signifies the beginning of summer in Happy Valley more than frequent trips to Penn State’s Berkey Creamery.  Ice cream lovers and Penn State fans, of which I am both, were delighted to learn in May that longtime Penn State women’s volleyball coach, Russ Rose, would receive an ice cream …

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May 5th, 2014

Penn State Graduation 2014

Finals week is in full swing, Nittany Nation and graduation is quickly approaching!  Are you having trouble figuring out the perfect present for the Penn State graduate in your life?  Here is a list of graduation gift ideas for new Penn State Alumni… 10.  Penn State Alumni Decal What better …

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