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April 14, 2024

Here’s What’s New at Beaver Stadium in 2023

      UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – With the 2023 Penn State Football season and a return to Beaver Stadium fast approaching, fans will see a variety of game day improvements during their visit this season.   Most notably, Gate D, located at the northeast entrance of the stadium, has been expanded into a family-friendly entrance and fan experience zone for both adults (Happy Valley Alley) and youth (Kids Zone). Other notable changes this season include the addition of the Legacy Plaza, a lap child ticket policy, new concessions choices and two public address announcers.   As a reminder, mobile ticketing…

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Penn State Football Announces Four Kickoff Times

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Football and the Big Ten conference announced four new kickoff times and three network designations on Wednesday.   Penn State’s matchup against Delaware on Sept. 9 will kick at 3:30 p.m. on Peacock.   The Nittany Lions’ Big Ten opener at Illinois on Sept. 16 will be a noon kickoff, featured on FOX’s Big Noon Kickoff.   Penn State’s homecoming game against UMass on Oct. 14 is slated for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff with a network designation to be determined.   The blue and white’s home game against Michigan on Nov. 11 will also…

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Penn State-Iowa to Kick at 8 p.m. on CBS; 2023 Game Themes Announced

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Football’s contest against Iowa on Sept. 23 in Beaver Stadium will kick off at 8 p.m. ET on CBS, it was announced on Monday.   In addition, Penn State Athletics has announced game day themes for the 2023 football season presented by PSECU. The nationally-recognized Penn State White Out is scheduled for the contest against the Hawkeyes, while the Penn State Helmet Stripe game will take place on Sept. 2 vs. West Virginia and the Penn State Stripe Out will happen on Nov. 11 against Michigan.   Penn State will be televised on…

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Board Committee Advances Initial Expenditure for Beaver Stadium Renovation

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (May 4) approved an expenditure of $70 million to complete the first stage of the Beaver Stadium renovation, which includes priority maintenance projects, winterizing and architectural and design development. The full board will vote on the project tomorrow (May 5).   The total project, to be completed in four years, is estimated to cost about $700 million and will be financed and paid for entirely by Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. No tuition dollars or educational budget funds will be used toward the…

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Steve Announces the New Home of Penn State Football

Steve announces the new home of Penn State football in the Central Susquehanna Valley, Eagle 107 (107.3 FM).

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Big Ten Announces Men’s Basketball 2023-24 Home and Away Opponents

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Big Ten Conference announced single-play and double-play opponents Tuesday morning for the 2023-24 Penn State men’s basketball season. The Nittany Lions will face seven double-play opponents and six single-play opponents in the 20-game Big Ten men’s basketball slate.   Penn State will play both home and away games against Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Maryland, Minnesota, Northwestern and Ohio State. Illinois, Michigan and Wisconsin will each visit Happy Valley as Penn State’s home-only opponents. Away games for single-play opponents send Penn State to Nebraska, Rutgers and Purdue.   Dates, television network assignments and tipoff times for the…

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Mike Rhoades Named Penn State Men’s Basketball Head Coach

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Patrick Kraft announced Wednesday the hiring of VCU head coach Mike Rhoades as the Peter and Ann Tombros Endowed Men’s Basketball Head Coach. In 19 seasons as a collegiate head coach, Rhoades, a Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania native, has produced a 373-189 record, a winning percentage of .664, seven NCAA Tournament appearances and nine national postseason appearances.   Rhoades, whose contract was approved by the Board of Trustees Wednesday, becomes the 15th men’s basketball head coach in Penn State history. Rhoades will be formally introduced in a press conference on…

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Boardwalk and Parking Information Set for 2023 Blue-White Game

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Fans who attend the 2023 Blue-White Game, presented by Highmark, will have a variety of activities to participate in over the weekend. The Blue-White Game will kick at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 15 in Beaver Stadium. Parking lots will open at 8 a.m. Admission to the Blue-White Game is free. Fans will enter through gates A, B, C and E, which will open at noon. Normal Bag Policy in Place for Blue-White Game Penn State University’s normal bag policy will be in place for the Blue-White Game. Clear tote bags, which can be sized 12″ x 6″ x…

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Seth Lundy to Declare for NBA Draft

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State men’s basketball senior Seth Lundy announced Wednesday on his social media accounts that he will forego his extra year of eligibility and declare for the 2023 NBA Draft.   “We are so proud of Seth and stand behind him every step of the way as he pursues his dream of becoming a professional basketball player,” said head coach Micah Shrewsberry. “Seth has the talent, work ethic and determination to succeed at the next level. He’ll always have a support system in myself and his Penn State family.”   Lundy put together a career-best season as a senior…

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Penn State Announces the Creation of Legacy Plaza at Beaver Stadium

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State Athletics has announced the addition of the all-new Legacy Plaza, which is scheduled to be completed before the 2023 football season. The Legacy Plaza will be located on Curtin Road, next to the famed south endzone tunnel.   The area will honor the rich history of Penn State Football, which includes 136 seasons, 920 total wins (8th all-time), two national championships, 13 undefeated seasons, 52 bowl appearances (10th), 31 bowl wins (T-4th), 101 first-team All-Americans, 30 national award winners and a Heisman Trophy winner.   “Penn State Football has rich tradition and history, and…

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