Nittany Digs: Crackin’ Nuts & Sweepin’ Up

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It was quite the week for Penn State women’s volleyball. The Nittany Lions not only grabbed sole possession of first place in the Big Ten, but did it in their typically convincing fashion. To top off the week’s …

Nittany Digs: Payback is a Brown

(Ed.-Totally mixed up my proverbs, so the title has changed)

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Penn State is steamrolling its way through the Big Ten schedule, after a shaky start to the season. Well, “shaky” for Penn State standards.

Early in the conference schedule, Penn State fell …

Nittany Digs: These ladies are smart, too!

The Penn State women’s volleyball team is gearing up for a huge home stretch to finish out the regular season, and it started with wins over No. 15 Michigan and Michigan State this past weekend. There were weekly honors abound for the Nittany Lions, for both on- and off-the-field accomplishments.

Here’s the roundup from last week.

Slay Earns Big …

Nittany Digs: What Brown Does for PSU

Massive apologies for this posting two days late. After a rough start to the season, Penn State is winning again… and winning and winning. Blair Brown(Photo:

Since opening the Big Ten conference schedule a relatively disastrous (for Penn State’s standards) 3-3, the Nittany Lions (19-4, …

Nittany Digs: ‘Deja’-Vu All Over Again

Teams just aren’t losing. This leaves Penn State women’s volleyball anchored firmly at No. 9 in the polls the last few weeks, even though the wins have picked up. The Nittany Lions are now 17-4, coming off sweeps of both Ohio State, and 22nd-ranked Northwestern in Evanston. Deja McClendon(Photo:

Penn State is undefeated in Rec Hall again this season. …

Nittany Digs: Floyd of Rosedale Edition

Is it sad that a pig makes a better trophythan the Land Grant Monstrosity thatPSU and MSU have to play for?

Penn State downed Iowa and No. 19 Minnesota last week. On the gridiron, the Gophers and Hawkeyes play for the Floyd of Rosedale trophy, giving this edition of Nittany Digs its theme for the week.