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Blue-White wrap-up

Sunday, April 26, 2009, 1:54 PM
Penn State's spring practice ended yesterday with the annual Blue-White scrimmage. White, by the way, won, 21-16. This morning's story in the newspaper detailed the plight of linebacker Navorro Bowman, who didn't play yesterday and will likely be suspended through the summer after he failed two random... Read more

Your first teamers

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:57 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Although these things tend to be fluid, here are the starting units on offense and defense for today's Blue-White game. There are a number of absences so these lineups are far from reflecting who will start in the fall. OFFENSE Quarterback, Daryll Clark Running back, Evan Royster Fullback... Read more

Bowman out for spring game

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 2:18 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Navorro Bowman, who was handed an additional 12 months of probabtion earlier this week, will not play in today's Blue-White game, coach Joe Paterno said. Paterno said Bowman's status with the team, however, was still up in the air. The coach said he wanted to sit down and talk... Read more

Quarterback depth a concern

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 10:48 AM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Well, the weather in Happy Valley for today's Blue-White is delightful, but Penn State's quarterback situation could turn frightful if Daryll Clark gets hurt. The senior has been wearing a red jersey this spring and did so in today's game. Still, Clark has to be careful this summer... Read more

White 21, Blue 16

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 5:04 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- It's over. White beats Blue. What a game. Read more

Blue-White first half observations

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 3:13 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The Blue-White game has been, uh, boring, to say the least. Still, there are 70,000-plus on hand here at Beaver Stadium. So at least they consider today's scrimmage something worth witnessing. Part of the boredom stems from the fact that many prominent players are missing and... Read more

Shipley, et al ready for draft

Friday, April 24, 2009, 8:34 AM
There are about 15 former Penn State players eligible for this weekend's NFL Draft. Approximately, seven are expected to get drafted, with Aaron Maybin, Derrick Williams and A.Q. Shipley leading the way. Shipley, a 6-foot-1, 304-pound center, has caught the eye of many teams, but his short stature... Read more

Maybin up, Bowman down

Thursday, April 23, 2009, 9:58 AM
Best friends and former roommates, Aaron Maybin and Navorro Bowman are seemingly going in opposite directions. Maybin is preparing to be a No. 1 pick in this weekend's draft, while Bowman's future is again in jeopardy. Here's this morning's story on Maybin as the draft approaches. The defensive end... Read more

Bowman gets more probation

Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 11:03 AM
A judge sentenced Penn State's Navorro Bowman to an extra 12 months of probation and to undergo drug testing and counseling after the linebacker admitted to smoking marijanua twice, the Assocated Press reported today. Bowman had already been on probation after pleading guilty in May 2008 to disorderly... Read more

Penn State vs. Rutgers, 2014-15

Thursday, April 16, 2009, 5:44 PM
Penn State announced today that it will resume its series with long-ago foe Rutgers in 2014 and 2015. The teams are scheduled to meet Sept. 13, 2014 at Rutgers and Sept. 14, 2015 at Beaver Stadium. The Nittany Lions and Scarlett Knights last met in 1995, a 59-34 Penn State win. The Lions lead the... Read more
About this blog
Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

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