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Make the most of home game weekends

There is nothing like experiencing gameday in Happy Valley – the tailgating is second to none and Beaver Stadium is the most electric atmosphere in all of college football. But if you’re making the trip out to State College, why not make a long weekend out of your football trip?

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Spikes promo wave topped by Sean Clifford Limited Edition VIP Bobblehead

There’s even more in store for State College Spikes fans as the 40-game regular season home schedule, matching the biggest in franchise history, starts off tomorrow with Opening Night presented by PSECU at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. The next wave of the Spikes’ home schedule release offers the chance for fans to purchase an exclusive Sean Clifford 1923 VIP Bobblehead Package as part of the Sean Clifford Retirement Party on August 15, an epic Adventure Hunt with The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau, BuccoMania Night on August 18, the inaugural Beer Run on August 3, plus much more.

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Josiah Viera to be honored on Spikes’ August 20 jerseys

On what would have been his 19th birthday, all of us at the State College Spikes are honored to announce that on Sunday, August 20, our friend and teammate Josiah Viera will be featured on jerseys that will be worn by the entire team, which will go up for bids in a Jersey-off-the-Back Auction presented by PSECU to benefit Children’s Miracle Network, specifically the work done by CMN at Gesinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital in Danville, which provided Josiah with outstanding care throughout his lifelong battle with progeria, a rapid aging condition.

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Sports & Entertainment Alliance Shines Light on Happy Valley as Ideal Location for Premier Events

“Over the years, there have been calls from various sectors of the community for a formal commission to seek out and attract larger national and international sports and entertainment events,” said Fritz Smith, HVAB President and CEO. “Buoyed by strong university and community support, we feel the time is now right to pursue the creation of a dedicated sports commission in order to capitalize on the tremendous opportunity we see for Happy Valley to grow into a sought-after destination for marquee events and tournaments.”

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Spikes unveil 2023 Promotional Schedule

State College Spikes fans will have a wide variety of promotions and special events to look forward to during a 40-game home schedule this summer, highlighted by 12 fantastic FIREWORKS shows, a slate of legendary bobbleheads, and the return of $1 Beer Nights.

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Spikesfest 2023 to be held at Medlar Field on Saturday, April 8

(Annual Spikes event to take place in conjunction with Penn State baseball game, featuring free admission for both)

(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) – SpikesFest 2023 presented by Mount Nittany Health and media sponsors Seven Mountains Media and WTAJ is coming back to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., headlining a unique doubleheader at the home of the State College Spikes and Penn State Baseball. The Spikes’ annual family event will lead up to Penn State Baseball’s 2 p.m. game against Delaware State on the same date, and admission is free for both SpikesFest and the Penn State game.

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The Harlem Globetrotters Announce 2023 World Tour Tickets Available Now!

The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour presented by Jersey Mike’s Subs is coming with game like never before! Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop LOL good time. Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals who will stop at nothing to try and defeat the world’s winningest teamon February 28, 2023 at the Bryce Jordan Center!

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