Christa Harmotto Dietzen - Captain of 2014 U.S. world champions

Sportswoman of the Year: Christa Harmotto-Dietzen a winner above all else

For as stellar an athlete as she is on a volleyball court, the Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year is an even better leader and winner.

about 6 hours ago

Judge dismisses state suit against NCAA after settlement of Penn State scandal issues

A judge dismissed the suit after the NCAA restored 112 Penn State football wins and agreed to spend a $60 million fine in the state.

2 days ago

District basketball roundup: Duquesne bit by Richmond, 86-55

Duquesne loses sixth game in a row, this time 86-55 on the road against Richmond.

3 days ago

  Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci will go to Pitt instead of Penn of the Ivy League.

Pine-Richland quarterback Ben DiNucci commits to Pitt

High school notebook: He becomes the first WPIAL recruit for new Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi; Kittanning’s Nick Bowers will go to Penn State.

5 days ago

 Nick Bowers flipped from Pitt to Penn State this week.

Football recruit Nick Bowers switches commitment from Pitt to Penn State

Bowers, from Kittanning, is the third recruit to commit to Penn State since Sunday, boosting James Franklin’s pledge to dominate the state.

5 days ago

 Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour has her work cut out for her in dealing with the department's financial situation.

Big Ten sanctions continue to hurt Penn State

The NCAA lifted sanctions, but the Big Ten still imposes financial penalties on Penn State, which can't collect shared revenue from bowls.

1 week ago

Lady Panthers outlast Boston College

Brianna Kiesel had 29 points and eight assists to lift Pitt past Boston College, 78-70, Saturday at Petersen Events Center.

1 week ago

West Virginia escapes in wild finish

Jevon Carter sank two free throws in overtime to lift No. 18 West Virginia to an 86-85 Big 12 Conference victory against TCU.

1 week ago

 Penn State freshman Marty Powers carries a cardboard cutout of late head football coach Joe Paterno as he arrives for a rally on the steps of Old Main on campus to celebrate the reversal of NCAA sanctions against the school's football program Friday.

Sensitivity still an issue with Joe Paterno’s legacy at Penn State

Three years after his death, the university has unanswered questions about when and how to honor college football's winningest coach.

1 week ago

 Eric Scheid has a “409” sticker on his helmet, honoring Joe Paterno’s number of career wins. The move by the hockey team Friday caused some backlash at Penn State.

Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour backs off 409 sticker stance

Debate over 409 helmet stickers -- and in some ways, how to appropriately honor Joe Paterno -- continues at Penn State.

1 week ago

District basketball roundup: Pitt women grind out OT victory

A couple of big performances lifted the Panthers to another ACC win, this time a thriller at Georgia Tech.

1 week ago

 Penn State University President Eric J. Barron speaks Friday after Penn State trustees voted to accept a proposed settlement of a lawsuit between the NCAA and state officials as a result of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. At left is trustee Kathleen L. Casey. At right is chairman of the trustees, Keith Masser.

Proposed NCAA deal would restore football wins for Penn State, Joe Paterno

The new deal would direct a $60 million fine to address child abuse be spent within Pennsylvania and would resolve the lawsuit.

2 weeks ago

 A student is reflected in the window of the Mildred and Louis Lasch Football Building on Penn State's main campus in State College.

Major renovations likely for Penn State's football building

Penn State trustees make recommendation for architects for a planned $12 million makeover of the Lasch Football Building.

2 weeks ago

Women's basketball roundup: Florida State dismantles Pitt

The No. 20 Seminoles steamrolled to a victory at home Wednesday night against the Panthers.

2 weeks ago

District roundup: Mountaineers bench rises in win

No. 16 West Virginia rolled past No. 18 Oklahoma thanks to major contributions from valuable reserves.

2 weeks ago

 Anthony Lubrano

Possible Penn State settement over NCAA sanctions shows continuing trustee discord

Al Lord and Anthony Lubrano criticized board chairman Keith Masser for not informing the entire board about a proposed NCAA settlement.

2 weeks ago

Penn State senior guard John Johnson suspended indefinitely

Coach Pat Chambers said in a statement the suspension is for “conduct inconsistent with team standards and values.”

2 weeks ago

 Penn State freshman safety Marcus Allen benefited from defensive coordinator Bob Shoop.

Bob Shoop set to return as Penn State defensive coordinator

Stability at defensive coordinator a much-needed boost for the Nittany Lions.

3 weeks ago

 Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown gets a pass off under pressure by Penn State defensive end Deion Barnes during a game in State College on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014. Maryland won 20-19.

Decision to leave school early risky for three Nittany Lions

No guarantees for PSU’s three underclassmen who have decided to enter the NFL draft a year early.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State tight end Jesse James (18)

Junior tight end James declares for NFL Draft

Junior tight end Jesse James will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2015 NFL Draft, Penn State announced Monday.

3 weeks ago

Cold-shooting Penn State loses third in a row

The Nittany Lions got off to an 0-3 start in Big Ten Conference play with a home loss to Michigan.

3 weeks ago

Penn State basketball hitting familiar rut

After a strong non-conference, the Nittany Lions are 0-2 in the Big Ten for the fourth season in a row under Patrick Chambers.

3 weeks ago

 Louisville's Jude Schimmel (22) is fouled by Pitt Brianna Kiesel (3) during in second half of an ACC game Sunday at Peterseon Events Center.

Pitt, PSU, WVU women lose

District roundup: Violation with 30 seconds left keeps the Panthers from a possible chance to upset No. 7 Louisville. PSU, WVU also fall.

3 weeks ago

 Penn State players celebrate after defeating Brigham Young University to win the NCAA women's volleyball championship in Oklahoma City on Dec. 20.

At Penn State, a volleyball dynasty is going largely unnoticed

Long-tenured coach builds up a sports program that becomes so successful its players bask in national prominence year after year.

4 weeks ago




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