Roar Lions Roar Turns One

By Matt de Bear on August 1, 2017 at 11:30 am
Oct 22, 2016; University Park, PA, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions fans cheer during the first quarter against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Beaver Stadium. Penn State defeated Ohio State 24-21. Mandatory Credit: Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports
Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

It is honestly hard to believe that just 12 months ago, we were anxiously awaiting the launch of this site, wondering what the future would bring. To say we have been blown away would be a gross understatement.

When a few of us first got together last summer and pitched the idea of a new, truly independent, Penn State sports site, I don't think any of us really knew what to expect. Now, one year later later, we are approaching three million page views, from over 1.6 million visits, and over a half million users. We have surpassed 5,000 followers on Twitter, and over 16,000 Likes on Facebook.

I honestly don't have the slightest idea how that compares to other sites, but considering we started from quite literally nothing, other than our personal Twitter accounts, humbling seems a tad short.

However, the point of this isn't to pat ourselves on the back. The truth is, we truly believe we are just getting started, and we are thrilled to have every one of you along for the ride. But one year is at the very least an opportune time to take a look back at some of our favorite articles from the past 365 days.

Early season football

Ohio State upset

Big Ten Champs

Rose Bowl

post season




Thank you all for supporting us over the last 12 months. A special thanks to those of you who have supported us by purchasing one of our very nice shirts. Keep an eye out for a couple of new designs dropping soon, which we are sure you will love every bit as much as what we have done so far.

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