Scott Shirley never imagined how far this thing might go. Continue reading
We lost a great Penn Stater last weekend.
I knew Dolores Astheimer Young ’63 as Lorie, mom of Dave Young ’97, my friend and tailgating partner. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, and doting grandmother, and she was the proud matriarch of a terrific Penn State family. Continue reading
We don’t usually cover recruiting here at the Blog, but this seems like an appropriate time to make an exception. We got an email Tuesday from Matt Hoffert ’01, a health and phys ed teacher and assistant football coach at Fairfax (Va.) High School—that’s Matt standing, above on the left. The photo was taken last week on National Signing Day; the smiling young man in the ball cap and tie is Nick Scott, a versatile athlete and member of James Franklin’s first Penn State recruiting class. He’s flanked by his parents, Irvin and Kisha. Continue reading
Twenty-three years ago, almost to the day, a member of the Penn State football staff was asked about the potential of the Nittany Lions’ just-signed recruiting class, which many analysts were calling the best in the nation. His answer? Continue reading