Unite and Conquer

From our July/August 2017 issue: It took two years to convince the skeptics—and those were just the guys on his roster. For fans, media, and even some Nittany Lion lettermen, it took last season’s inspiring Big Ten title run to convince them that James Franklin was the right man to lead Penn State football. His secret? Preaching family, recruiting serious talent, and maybe even learning a thing or two along the way.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

From the Heart

An impassioned plea from a Penn State offensive lineman captures the emotion of the moment.
B.J. Reyes ’95 Com

Wait and See

From draftees to free agents, former Nittany Lions are trying to stay ready until their leagues return to the court, ice, or field.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Dreams Postponed

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Penn Staters aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Games to put their Olympic hopes on hold.
Mark Wogenrich '90 Com

Right on Track

For Emily Schelberg, the cold rush of competing in skeleton was just the challenge she needed.
Michael Weinreb '94 Com

A Bitter End

For many Penn State student-athletes, the pandemic ended seasons—and careers—at the cruelest possible time.
B.J. Reyes ’95 Com

No Gimmick

Taking care of teeth, or knocking them out, is all in a day's work for Britt Baker.
Bill DiFilippo '14 Com