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McGloin epitomizes leadership

September 2, 2012 Matt McGloin is Penn State. On Saturday, the fiery quarterback led the once-venerated Nittany Lion football squad onto the field against the Ohio Bobcats in the first game of the Bill O’Brien era. more »»

Sports letters to the editor

August 26, 2012 It was my belief in the beginning and still is that Penn State should suspend its sports programs for a year in order to straighten out its house. more »»

Too much change in PSU air

August 19, 2012 After driving all over the countryside saying he won’t change the uniforms, Bill O’Brien changes the uniforms. You know, I just don’t get i. more »»

McCombie posture refreshing

August 12, 2012 Wow! How refreshing to read the article this morning on one of the new Penn State trustees, Ryan McCombie, who intends to file an appeal of the NCAA sanctions and penalties against Penn State. more »»

Pride in PSU not diminished

August 5, 2012 “When we stood at childhood’s gate, shapeless in the hands of fate, thou didst mold us, dear old State, dear old State, dear old State . . . more »»

Thoughts on Penn State case

July 29, 2012 Do I agree or disagree with JoePa’s statue being removed? Tough question. If I were a victim, probably. I have no idea how the victims feel or if this will in any way help them heal. more »»

Finding fault with Freeh report

July 22, 2012 I believe our country’s foundation was built on a democracy that states in the constitution that all people are created equal and are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. more »»

Pirates’ second half should be fun

July 15, 2012 As a non-Pirate fan but a Los Angeles Dodgers fan, I have more confidence at this point in the season to say the Pittsburgh Pirates will break their 19-year losing streak and go into the NCLS... more »»

Letters to the editor

June 17, 2012 With all of the professional and college sports that floods the news wires each day, much of it negative, I’d like to thank the Mirror for devoting prime space each Monday to thorough coverage of ou... more »»

Huntington makes the right choice

June 10, 2012 When Stanford pitcher Mark Appel slid down the board to the eighth slot in the Major League Draft earlier this week, most Pirate fans knew General Manager Neal Huntington couldn’t lay off a... more »»

Cyclist lived each day to the fullest

June 3, 2012 Our community recently lost a great person in the form of Mark Sherlock, whose obituary appeared in the Mirror on May 22. more »»

Letters to the sports editor

May 27, 2012 I would like to give John Austin kudos for all his work and hours he has put in to making the Juniata-Brubaker Field the second nicest field in Blair County, behind only Peoples Natural Gas Field. more »»

In battle with board, Harris is winning

May 19, 2012 Having been a lifelong fan of both Penn State and the Pittsburgh Steelers, I was pleased when the Steelers signed Franco Harris. more »»

Ex-SFU booster club president upset

May 13, 2012 I can’t begin to express my disappointment with the process utilized in the hiring of Rob Krimmel as the new St. Francis men’s basketball coach. I have been a very avid supporter of all St. more »»

Harris defends Paterno

May 6, 2012 NCAA President Mark Emmert has made a misleading, damaging and untrue statement, published by the Associated Press, when he included Joe Paterno on his list of coaches that were fired for misde. more »»

O’Brien will fix PSU weaknesses

April 29, 2012 Here’s how I see Penn State shaping up (and this is coming from a guy who saw his first Penn State game in 1959). At first I was very fearful of Bill O’Brien. more »»

Red Flash will be in good hands

April 22, 2012 In the 12 years since graduating from St. Francis College, many changes have come to my beloved alma mater. more »»

Early read on O'Brien is positive

April 15, 2012 My early impressions of Bill O’Brien: Like many other Penn Staters, I initially thought that getting a “big name” replacement for Coach Paterno was a must (like Jon Gruden) given the circumstanc. more »»

Coquese, Lady Lions making progress

April 1, 2012 You knew from the outset that the Lady Lions were playing out of their environment versus the East region’s No. 1 seed UConn. For the Lady Huskies, it was just another day at the offic. more »»

Business of NFL forced out Ward

March 25, 2012 I’m really disappointed to hear the news of Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward being released last week. Ward was clearly one of Pittsburgh’s must popular players. more »»

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