Tag Archives: 1959

First Win Was Toughest for Nittany Lions

Penn State has had a long and illustrious football history, but because of its decision to remain outside of a conference framework for most of its gridiron existence, it seldom was invited to the mostly conference-based bowl games. In fact, … Continue reading

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Bulldogs Don’t Thrive In Swamps

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Remembering the good old days

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(Very) Big Thursday Was A Very Big Deal

Think of Mardi Gras, the Super Bowl and no sleep for 48 hours. Think of the Hatfields and McCoys and you might begin to imagine what Big Thursdays were like in the state of South Carolina. Begun by legislative decree … Continue reading

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First Win Was The Toughest for Nittany Lions

Penn State has had a long and illustrious football history, but because of its decision to remain outside of a conference framework for most of its gridiron existence, it seldom was invited to the mostly conference-based bowl games. In fact, … Continue reading

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