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Giger column hits nail on the head

October 9, 2011 I have been a PSU fan since birth and have been to Beaver Stadium mostly every year of my life for the past 30 odd seasons. more »»

National media too kind to Paterno

October 2, 2011 It’s evident that people across the country are unaware of the utter dysfunction that is the Penn State coaching situation. I live in North Carolina and watched the PSU-Alabama game with a neighbo. more »»

New configuration should kill BCS

September 25, 2011 First Nebraska and Colorado started the musical chairs when they defected to the Big Ten and Pac-10. And Utah came along to join the Buffs out West. more »»

Paterno needs courage to face reality

September 18, 2011 Watching this Penn State football program year in and year out is like watching the movie Groundhog Day. more »»

One PSU fan feels out of STEP

September 11, 2011 Since Neil Rudel mentioned the STEP program in one of his articles, let me give one person’s opinion. Last Saturday, I felt like a visitor in a foreign land at Beaver Stadium. more »»

Classy Tide fans deserve PSU respect

September 4, 2011 With college football season upon us, I wanted to take a minute to stress how well we were treated when we, as Penn State fans, made the trip to Alabama last year. more »»

Glad to see Collins get another shot

August 28, 2011 I was thrilled to read in today’s Altoona Mirror that Kerry Collins was called out of retirement and given a contract by the Indianapolis Colts. more »»

Stout, Fed getting raw deal

August 21, 2011 Here we go again — the Rudel/Giger connection has gone out of its way to disparage another pillar of the community. more »»

Pirate fans can’t let up now

August 7, 2011 Just as I thought — the Pirates’ fair-weather friends are starting to surface. This is the first year the Pirates have been competitive since 1992. Good for them. more »»

There won’t be another JoePa

July 31, 2011 I just listened to Joe Paterno at the Big Ten Media Day, and he looks better than he has in the last couple of years. He’s the best, no doubt about it, and the last of the oldtimers. more »»

Pirates file complaint over 19th-inning call

July 27, 2011 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates president Frank Coonelly issued a statement on Wednesday, a day after his team's 4-3 loss to the Braves in Atlanta that included a highly controversial call in the 19th... more »»

Deal for Pence make sense

July 24, 2011 I think it is time for the Bucs to make a trade — one that makes sense for this year as well as the future. The trade that works best in this scenario is for Houston outfielder Hunter Pence. more »»

‘We wuv you, Whobbie!’

July 17, 2011 The story of Merrill “Whobbie’’ Hoover written in the Mirror by Ken Love was one of the most beautiful and inspiring pieces I have read in a very long time. more »»

July 4th race impressive

July 10, 2011 I would like to publicly acknowledge everyone involved in hosting the Fourth of July races in Altoona. more »»

Ohio State deserves its fate

July 3, 2011 Finally — unlike Rich Foust from Troy, Ohio, and David Winters of Altoona — someone from Ohio State’s trustees, Terry Jurgen, saw and admitted guilt and troubles in Ohio State’s value systems. more »»

North Carolina deserves same treatment as OSU

June 26, 2011 With all the great reporting the Mirror did in the “Ohio State scandal,” I’m sure the Mirror will do the same justice with North Carolina and all the “major” violations that have been handed to them... more »»

JoePa, Coach K two peas in a pod

June 19, 2011 When I saw in the Altoona Mirror that Mike Krzyzewski, basketball coach at Duke, and Penn State’s Joe Paterno, the winningest football coach in Division I, would be interviewed together by ESPN for ... more »»

Penn State needed to think bigger

June 11, 2011 I read with heightened interest articles and letters (opinions) regarding the coaching recruitment for the Penn State men’s basketball progra. more »»

PSU to name Chambers

June 3, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Pat Chambers will be Penn State's new men's head basketball coach. He is expected to be introduced Monday. more »»

Reports: Tressel resigns at Ohio State

May 30, 2011 News broke this morning that Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel has resigned. Tressel had been suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for his role in NCAA rules violations. more »»

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