YSU eyes postseason tournaments
The Superdome had been dark for just a few minutes when it started.
A coaching decision short-circuited the 49ers’ comeback.
For the past two years, the San Francisco 49ers have made Youngstown their second home.
Valley native Joe Reedy has a voice in voting for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Joe Staley has fun on and off the field.
NEW ORLEANS Just before noon Friday, during my first few minutes in Alabama (state motto: Great
Not that you need an excuse to play a pair of basketball games in Florida in December but when Youngstown State coach Jerry Slocum decided to schedule South Florida and Bethune-Cookman, it wasn’t for his tan.
Liberty basketball team wins in OT
On most days, Jim Tressel’s shadow stretches 50 miles, from the University of Akron (where he now works as something called the Vice President of Strategic Engagement) to Youngstown State University (where his name adorns the front of the indoor training facility and his legacy adorns everything else).
For the first time since 2006, the Youngstown State football team finished a season with seven Division I wins.
No. 22 Youngstown State turned over the ball and control of its season Saturday, falling 41-28 to South Dakota State in Missouri Valley Football Conference action before a crowd of 14,966 at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium.
Youngstown State is guaranteed to play four more games this season.
Austintown Fitch’s sourdough roll of a coach — crusty on the outside, soft and warm on the inside — was standing just outside the celebratory end zone scrum Friday night, using up a month’s worth of grins after his team administered the biggest beatdown anyone has given Cardinal Mooney in a decade.
Earlier in the season, Canfield High’s Emma Lunne’s body wasn’t cooperating.
It’s not hard for opposing teams to look like bums on Hobo Day.
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com boardman John Phillips is coaching the most talented cross
Let’s start with a moment from National Lampoon’s “Christmas Vacation:”
Valley boxing trainer Jack Loew shares a laugh with Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini inside the DeYor Performing Arts Center before the premiere of the documentary of Mancini's life, “The Good Son” on Friday night.
A crazed crowd cheered the Penguins to victory in Saturday night's match-up with UNI, snapping an 11-game losing streak to the Panthers. YSU had not defeated UNI since 2000, the last year of Jim Tressel’s tenure with the program. That was also the last year the Penguins began a season 4-0.
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN With more than 15 years as Youngstown State
Varsity football will return to the Judge William Rayen Stadium on Youngstown's North Side Saturday for the first time since 1983. The newly restored stadium will host East High and the Ursuline Fighting Irish in a 2 p.m. match after a 10 a.m. tailgate party and 11 a.m. ribbon-cutting.
When Eric Wolford was an assistant coach at Illinois, he recruited a standout Ursuline cornerback named Dale Peterman.
The most visible player on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ roster carries an invisible target on his back that reads, “$1.75 million.”
Lowellville graduate will walk on for Youngstown State women’s basketball
Pavlik satisfied with win, eyes better competition next By JOE SCALZO email@example.com In some
‘The Ghost’ meets Scott Sigmon Friday By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org For the second time in
The state track meet is my favorite event of the year, and not just because I was able to visit my
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com COLUMBUS Anthony Shivers’ first discus throw at Saturday’s
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By JOE SCALZO email@example.com COLUMBUS Badger sophomore Jennilyn Krumpe hails from a town so
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS East senior Valentino Sewell embraces the “Hard work
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Destinee Snyder is YCS’ first state track qualifier
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Quaker junior sets regional record at the Division II meet at Bedford By JOE SCALZO
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN After the Fitch High girls track team won the county
YSU’s men’s track team finishes second at outdoor By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org Call it a
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com Tony Ross is a big man with a big heart, particularly when it
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org austintown Over the last two months, Fitch senior Jay Jakovina
On April 21, around the time when Dave Pavlansky Jr. would have normally been coaching in the Mahoning County track meet, he was rediscovering something he’d forgotten existed.
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As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was announcing Trent Richardson as the newest Cleveland Brown, wide receiver Greg Little briefly glanced up at the TV screen at O’Donold’s Irish Pub, then glanced back down at his phone.
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YSU offense ready for another high-scoring season, but overconfidence is a concern By JOE SCALZO
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org Kelly Pavlik wants to prove Scott “Cujo” Sigmon’s bark is worse
It’s the best of times for the Youngstown State offense, but the defense is still searching for consistency