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  • State College native Rob Prebish to serve as assistant wrestling coach at ‘Jewish Olympics’

    via Centre Daily Times

    State College native Rob Prebish knows most people aren’t familiar with the Maccabiah Games — but they still have a special place in his heart

    Starting this weekend in Philadelphia at the team trials, he begins his journey back to Israel for the “Jewish Olympics,” better known as the Maccabiah Games, from July 4-18.

    This time around, Prebish will go as an assistant coach for the United States wrestling team.

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  • State College Names Chris Weakland ’84 New Athletic Director

    via Centre Daily Times

    New State College athletic director Chris Weakland acknowledged with a smile Monday that it wasn’t easy to keep his promotion a secret last week.

    He received a call last Monday from the superintendent, letting him know the administration was moving forward with his name to the board. Weakland — State High’s current assistant principal — arrived to school the next day and struggled to hide his delight.

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  • NFL linebacker looks to give back to Centre County youth

    via Centre Daily Times

    Nate Stupar had to settle in the state of Louisiana before he could even think about launching the State of Hope Foundation.

    After playing football at Penn State, the Centre County native adhered to the typical postgraduate strategy and moved around — a lot.

    Less typically, he did so while playing linebacker for NFL giants like the Philadelphia Eagles, the San Francisco 49ers and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Last March, Stupar signed a three-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. It was enough time to put down roots… Read More +

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