YSU’s young defense is exposed in scrimmage by experienced offensive unit By JOE SCALZO
By Joe scalzo email@example.com Youngstown When Dubem Nwadiogbu was a freshman at Peachtree
By Joe Scalzo firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown Youngstown State freshman point guard Kelsea
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com The best season of Derek Wolfe’s career almost didn’t happen.
Lack of experience among defenders is a concern By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN
Nearly seven years after his first professional fight, “Dangerous” Dannie Williams is on the brink of the big time.
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State men’s basketball players Nate Perry
With junior Kurt Hess entrenched as YSU’s starting QB, sophomore Pat Angle is trying to clinch the backup spot
When Ashen Ward was a sophomore at Cleveland’s Villa Angela-St. Joseph High, he told the football coach he was thinking of trying out.
New coach brings new attitude to YSU practice
Over the past five years, Youngstown State athletic director Ron Strollo has wanted to upgrade the Beeghly Center scoreboard.
Errors, hit batsmen hurt YSU in Horizon opener By joe scalzo firstname.lastname@example.org niles The
Nine years after its last district crown, Springfield’s boys are back in the regional
There’s a scene in the movie “City Slickers” where Mitch (played by Billy Crystal) and Curly (Jack Palance) are alone in the desert and Mitch is making a bunch of jokes and Curly, finally fed up, says, “You make a lot of smart remarks at my expense, don’t you?”
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com howland The first few seconds of his post-high school career
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org salem With 29 seconds left in Tuesday’s Division III district
Heidi Schlegel rediscovers her game as YSU women head into Horizon tournament By JOE SCALZO
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On the final lap of Sunday’s 3,000-meter run at the Horizon League indoor championships, YSU junior Samantha Hamilton was a few steps back of Butler junior Katie Clark when Clark started to separate.
Youngstown State junior Mike Davis had just crossed the finish line on the final leg of Sunday’s 4x400-meter relay when he fell to the ground, sprawled out and started gasping for air.
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN A year ago, after his team lost an overtime game to
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Last year, when Kelly Pavlik was trying to get his
Canfield swimmers — mostly — lack state meet experience, but that hasn’t stopped them from setting big goals
On Monday afternoon, as her coach was telling reporters some of the positive things he took from Saturday’s loss to nationally-ranked Green Bay, Youngstown State junior Brandi Brown put her face in her hands and shook her head.
Late in the third quarter Tuesday night, near the end of a stretch where his team scored two points in 13 minutes, Youngstown Christian boys basketball coach Dolph Carroll called a timeout, grabbed a clipboard, crouched in front of his team and started banging the clipboard on the floor.
The Youngstown State men’s basketball team has played 16 of its 27 games on the road.
His best players from two years ago are gone. His best player from last year is gone. This season’s roster has just one senior and he starts three sophomores.
The next month looms large for boxers Billy Lyell and Jake Giuriceo By JOE SCALZO
YSU men overwhelm first-place Valparaiso By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org Youngstown On Friday
After averaging nearly 26 points per game during a three-game road stretch last week, Youngstown State sophomore guard Kendrick Perry was named the Horizon League player of the week — the fifth Penguin to earn the honor this season.
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Three months after his divorce from Kelly Pavlik,
By Joe Scalzo firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Down to a wing and a prayer, Butler made a prayer
Team Davis’ YSU connection keys victory in 8th Game of Hope By Joe Scalzo email@example.com
Quick anecdote. Ten minutes after Thursday’s 64-58 win over visiting Valparaiso, Youngstown State women’s basketball coach Bob Boldon got this question:
YSU’s Wolford excited by third class
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Youngstown State and Cleveland State both pressed on
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN With 10 minutes left in Saturday’s game, against a
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Jack Loew likes to describe his 17-year-old fighter,
At 3 p.m. on Saturday, inside a Buffalo-area hotel room, Boardman senior running back Devin Campbell turned off the TV, laid down on his bed and thought about his college future.
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN On a lazy Sunday afternoon, in front of a small
When Kelly Pavlik arrived in Oxnard, Calif., early last week, the first thing his new trainer wanted to know was: Are you here by choice, or by force?
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Since Isaac Smolko graduated from Penn State in
Penguins fall short to UIC in overtime By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN The
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Anthony Stanko knows what you’re wondering and the
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com When Poland quarterback Colin Reardon verbally committed to Miami
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN Ashen Ward had just been fouled on a 3-point attempt
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN With less than three minutes left in Saturday’s FCS
Former YSU basketball recruit Kaitlin Rohrs battles rare disease head on By JOE SCALZO
By JOE SCALZO firstname.lastname@example.org YOUNGSTOWN After playing football at Ursuline High and one
By JOE SCALZO email@example.com YOUNGSTOWN Three weeks ago, YSU freshman Heidi Schlegel blurted