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The Cheap Seats: Northwestern

Wildcats look to be perfect Homecoming date for Nittany Lions

By Les Barnhart

Homecoming is a time for getting together with old classmates, watching a parade, naming a Homecoming Queen and of course, football.  This weekend, Penn State will welcome home its past graduates, hold a parade and name a queen (with all the pageantry that it deserves). Come noon on Saturday, all the eyes will be focused on the green grass of Beaver Stadium as the Nittany Lions play their second Big Ten game of the season. This one in front of what should a packed house at Beaver Stadium.

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Minutemen? Not Their Time

By Brian Freas 

You simply could not ask for a more beautiful day in Happy Valley than what we enjoyed on Saturday.  Sun soaked skies, temperatures in the low to mid 70's and a cool crisp morning to remind us that fall is almost upon us.  Add to the favorable forecast on Saturday the matchup on the field, which brought in a winless UMass team and the day looked to be an enjoyable one from start to finish. Every team needs a game against an inferior opponent sometimes. And this week it was just what we needed after a big, emotional road victory against Rutgers.

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