Lady Lions announce Big Ten schedule

The three-time defending Big Ten Champion Penn State Lady Lions have revealed their 2014-15 Big Ten Conference schedule. The Lady Lions will begin their quest for a fourth consecutive Big Ten regular-season title at Iowa on Sunday, Dec. 28.

Brianna Banks added to Lady Lions roster

Penn State Lady Lion head coach Coquese Washington announced the addition of UConn transfer Brianna Banks (Newnan, Ga./Fayette County) to the Lady Lion roster. Banks, who will sit out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules, will have one year of eligibility remaining when...

Laaribi joins men’s tennis program

The Penn State men’s tennis team announced Aug. 13 that Aws Laaribi (Rye, N.Y.) is joining the program. Laaribi joins the Nittany Lions after playing his freshman season at Wake Forest, where he helped the Demon Deacons reach the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Laaribi...

Men’s soccer tabbed fourth in preseason Big Ten poll

– The Big Ten men’s soccer coaches have spoken and tabbed newcomer Maryland the preseason favorite followed by Michigan State, Michigan and two-time defending Big Ten winners Penn State in fourth. Three Nittany Lions — Owen Griffith (Lewisburg, Pa.), 2013 Big...

BTN announces soccer, field hockey broadcast schedules

The Big Ten Network on Tuesday (Aug. 19) released its coverage plans for the 2014 men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey seasons, featuring at least seven Penn State matches.

Tickets on sale for Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff

Tickets for the Third Annual Philadelphia College Hockey Faceoff between the Nittany Lion men’s hockey team and Vermont are on sale now. The teams will meet at the home of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers Saturday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m.

Men’s basketball to face Charlotte in Charleston Classic opener

The Penn State men’s basketball team will open play in the 2014 Charleston Classic by taking on Charlotte at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 on ESPNU. The remaining teams in the field include Akron, Cornell, Drexel, Miami (Fla.), South Carolina and Southern California.

Penn State names new head football equipment manager

Penn State head coach James Franklin announced Aug. 19 the addition of Jay Takach as the program’s head football equipment manager.

Four former Lehigh Valley cyclists take top honors at national championship

Four former Penn State Lehigh Valley cyclists left their mark at the Giordana Velodrome at USA Cycling’s Elite Track National Championships held Aug. 12-17 in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Bobby Lea, Mandy Marquardt, Matt Baranoski and David Espinoza took top honors and...

‘The Penn State Football Show’ debuts on Thursday

A total of 41 radio stations in five states will carry the Penn State Sports Network’s “The Penn State Football Show Presented by Pepsi” this season, with the debut program set to air Thursday, Aug. 21. The program also will be carried live on