The Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center will close its 36th season of summer programming with a free concert by the Joe Grkman Polka Band, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the J.P. Giusti Amphitheater. The public is invited to attend. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the auditorium of the campus Student Union Building. The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell concessions prior to and during the show. In addition, the group will sell Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream in cups from 6 to 7:30 p.m. prior to the concert. For information, contact the Brodhead Cultural Center at 724-773-3610 or firstname.lastname@example.org, call the Events Hotline at 724-773-3600, or visit www.beaver.psu.edu/Brodhead.
The Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions men's baseball team begins its season at noon, Wednesday, March 14 against Point Park University in Greentree Park. The Beaver Lady Lions softball team's season begins Saturday, March 17 when they travel to take on St. Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa., for games at 1 and 3 p.m. For baseball and softball schedules and information, visit www.psubeaverathletics.com, or contact the Athletic Department at email@example.com or 724-773-3845.
Penn State Beaver's wrestling team will launch its inaugural season when the men take on Washington and Jefferson College, 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12 at the W & J Open in Washington, Pa. Wrestling is Beaver's eighth intercollegiate sport. Head coach Jeff Winkle is a graduate of Hopewell High School where he wrestled as a student. He has remained active in Hopewell's wrestling program for 13 years. He holds a master's degree in strategic leadership from Mountain State University and a bachelor's degree in human resources from Geneva College. For continuous updates, visit Beaver's new athletic website at www.psubeaverathletics.com, or contact Andy Kirschner, athletic director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-773-3826.
The Joe Grkman Polka Band will present the final concert in Brodhead Cultural Center's 35th summer of programming at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 30, in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. The show is free and open to the public. The Beaver Valley Area Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association will sell Penn State Creamery ice cream in the lobby from 6-7:30 p.m. Sale proceeds benefit two scholarships established by the Alumni Chapter for Beaver campus students.
The Penn State Beaver Lady Lions softball team finished fifth in the 2011 USCAA National Softball Championship held over the weekend in Firestone Stadium, Akron, Ohio. On Friday, May 6, Beaver defeated Spalding University, 5-4, but lost twice on Saturday, May 7 to Rochester College, 11-5, and Judson College, 4-2. On Sunday, May 8, Beaver gained a win over Penn State Mont Alto 9-1. For more information about Beaver campus athletics, varsity sports, intramurals, and summer camps, visit www.beaver.psu.edu, or contact Andy Kirschner, athletic director, at email@example.com or 724-773-3826, or Bert DeSalvo, assistant athletic director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-773-3827.
The Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions soccer team began its season with a 3-0 loss to the Penn College Wildcats on Aug. 30 and a 4-0 loss to the Thiel College Tomcats on Sept. 2. Beaver's game with Penn State Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Sept. 6 is canceled. The Lions resume play at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7, when they take on the Mount Union College Purple Raiders at Center Area High School, Monaca. With Saturday's forfeit, Beaver is 1-2 overall and 1-1 in the PSUAC. For information about Beaver campus athletics, visit http://www.beaver.psu.edu or contact Andy Kirschner, athletic director, at email@example.com or (724) 773-3826.
The Penn State Beaver Lady Lions volleyball team opened its 2008 season by placing third in the four-team USCAA Tournament at Penn State New Kensington on Friday, Aug. 29, and Saturday, Aug. 30. The women had one win and two losses. In game one, the Lady Lions fell to Ohio State Marion's Scarlet Wave, 8-25, 19-25 and 16-25. Beaver moved to a match-up with New Kensington. Beaver defeated the team, 25-13, 25-10 and 25-15. The victories advanced Beaver to the semi-finals for a rematch with the Scarlet Wave.