Penn State Behrend alumnus Chad Zurat earns professional baseball contract

Penn State Behrend right-handed pitcher Chad Zurat has signed with the Major League Baseball Colorado Rockies organization and is assigned to the Single-A team Tri-City Dust Devils in Pasco, Washington.

Penn State-Akron home opener set for noon kick Sept. 6

Penn State’s home opener with Akron is set for a noon kick in Beaver Stadium, the Nittany Lions’ sixth announced start time for the 2014 season.

Penn State Abington students are achievers on the field, in the classroom

Abington athletics update: 34 named scholar-athletes, new women’s soccer coach, NCAA Division III crowns home run champ, and fall schedules.

Lift for Life raises funds to fight kidney cancer, draws 2,500 fans

Saturday’s 12th annual Lift For Life was a resounding success with the offense topping the defense by a score of 30-24 in a six-event, head-to-head strength and conditioning competition to benefit the Kidney Cancer Association through Penn State’s chapter of Uplifting...

Cagle named women’s tennis head coach

Chris Cagle has been named the new head coach of the Penn State women’s tennis team. Cagle served as interim head coach this past year, beginning in December. Cagle was an assistant coach with the Penn State men’s tennis program prior to his appointment as interim...

Record-breaking Pink Zone donates $310,000 to breast cancer charities

The Penn State Lady Lion basketball team continued their fight against breast cancer in record-breaking style as the 2014 Pink Zone at Penn State saw the Lady Lions donate $310,000 to six breast cancer charities, breaking the stated fundraising goal of $300,000.

Penn State Athletics to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Women in Sport

The Penn State athletics department is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Women in Sport during the 2014-15 school year, which will be highlighted by the 50th Anniversary weekend celebration Sept. 19-21.

Men’s soccer welcomes eight newcomers

Back-to-back Big Ten title winners Penn State men’s soccer announced the addition of eight newcomers for its 2014 team on Tuesday. Fifth-year head coach Bob Warming brings in four freshmen and four transfers to Happy Valley.

Men’s hockey unveils 2014-15 schedule

The Penn State men’s hockey team’s 2014-15 schedule is now available after the release of the team’s 16-game non-conference slate, head men’s hockey coach Guy Gadowsky announced Wednesday. In all, Penn State will play 36 regular-season games, including 18...

Gondak named interim track and field/cross country head coach

John Gondak has been named the interim head coach for Penn State’s cross country and track and field programs effective immediately following the departure of Beth Alford-Sullivan to the University of Tennessee. Gondak has been with the program for eight years and most...