Harold Wilson of Austintown was at the last YSU home game of the 2013 season, just as the snow started falling. He is a BIG BIG fan and will watch those Penguins in any kind of weather. Harold is a retired teacher, and his wife, Kay, who submitted the photo, is a school secretary.
This is Shelly Toth of Austintown with the Cleveland Indians mascots Slider and the Hotdogs, looking forward to opening day. Her husband, Jeff, took this in January at the Tribe Fest at Progressive Field.
Piper Michele Duncan turned 1 year old on March 8 and was in ecstasy as she enjoyed her very own birthday cake. Her parents are Kathryn and Michael Duncan. Sent by grandparents, Jim and Kathy Funtulis of Champion.
This picture was taken around 1966 by Vera Perun of Monaca, Pa. It includes her daughter, Paula Cavoulas of Canfield, and her cousin Linda Davis Dukavich of Hopewell Twp, Pa. on Paula’s dad’s shoulders as they are about to take the plunge. Paula’s Dad is George Perun.
Laurie Fox was trying to get a nice photo of her four grandchildren sitting on a bench but was unsuccessful once they found that climbing the tree was more fun. Ashlynn Mason, 5, is hanging from the branch, 1-year-old Jack Gaither is sitting on the bench, and 2-year-olds Ben Gaither and Cameron Mason are climbing in the background.
Jim Dunn, Mark Grist, Mike Fox, Joe Moore and Dave Yargo always have fun when they get together to reminisce about the great times they’ve shared over the past 55 years. Here they are with their wives Michele, Tina, Laurie, Pat and Carol, while on vacation together last summer. Submitted by Laurie Fox.
Laurie Fox’s grandsons’ gleeful faces are watching others in the family opening presents this past Christmas. From left are Cameron, son of Beth and Matt Mason of Salem, and Jack and Ben, sons of Becky and Bill Gaither of Austintown.
Ken Yokobosky, professional bowler and coach from New Jersey, posed for a photo between frames with a bowler from Austintown at the Hubbard Open Pro-Am on March 14. Photo by Doxie Damico of Austintown.
The Youngstown State University girls' track team won the Horizon League in February at the Watts Centre. High jumpers Leanna Hartsough and MacKenzie Sturtz are all smiles as they bask in the team's success. This photo was taken by Lana VanAuker.