From The Archives: Wisconsin

Photo by Steve Manuel

Photo by Steve Manuel

“The cheers and excitement in that final post-game locker room were as loud and jubilant as any in Beaver Stadium history, because these loyal, dedicated Penn Staters had competed for something more important than a bowl game or conference title. They had competed for the honor of their team and their university.” Continue reading

Show up for Senior Day

Photo by Steve Manuel

Photo by Steve Manuel

Last year’s Senior Day was one of the more memorable games in recent Beaver Stadium history.

That had a to do with the game itself, of course. For anyone who watched, but especially for those of us in the stadium, the overtime win over Wisconsin felt like a just reward for a team that had been through so much and had earned the right to finish on a high. But mostly, it was about the seniors. Continue reading

Matthew Rice: In a Blue (and White) Mood

Mateo

We got a nice surprise on Thursday when Matthew Rice ’05 stopped by the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The former Nittany Lion defensive end, a member of the Orange Bowl-winning 2005 team, is back in town this weekend to speak to art students at a local middle school and promote the artwork he creates under the name Mateo Blu.

If you don’t know (or don’t remember) Matthew’s story, Continue reading