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McSuley sees similarities in Woodridge

GIRARD — Girard High football coach Bud McSuley says that watching Peninsula Woodridge High on film

Top-seeded Chagrin Falls next for No. 5 Lakeview

CORTLAND — Lakeview High head coach Tom Pavlansky knows his Bulldogs are going to have their hands

All eyes on YSU seniors

Twelve seniors will play their final home game Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium. YOUNGSTOWN — Jon

Men’s team has talent, depth

The Penguins return their top four scorers and 10 lettermen from last year. YOUNGSTOWN — Well,

Women hope 8 is enough

The women’s basketball team has been hurt by injuries so far this fall. YOUNGSTOWN — For

Looking local: YSU inks Ingalls

YOUNGSTOWN — When Brian Campbell took over as head softball coach at Youngstown State last season,

Illinois State comes in on a roll

The Redbirds have won three straight in the Missouri Valley Conference. YOUNGSTOWN — Illinois

Hill still learning, but excelling


Coaching change needed

This might just be the most difficult column that I’ve ever had to write since I’ve been covering

YSU tries for a win at UNI-Dome

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — The Youngstown State football team will be trying to do something today that it

What’s the matter with the Penguins?

Youngstown State’s problems run deeper than just one factor. By PETE MOLLICA YOUNGSTOWN — For

UNI tries to regain some pride

The Panthers have lost two straight games, just like Youngstown State. YOUNGSTOWN — To say

Penguins point to positive finish

Despite being out of the playoff and league races, the team wants wins in its final three games.

No playoffs again for the Penguins

YOUNGSTOWN — For the eighth time in the last nine seasons, the Youngstown State football team won’t

Hubbard’s defense blanks Niles 36-0 for 9th win in row

NILES — Hubbard High’s defense got a big emotional lift Friday night and the Eagles made the most of

YSU faces SDSU today

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State and South Dakota State will meet today for the 11th time in a series

S. Dakota State has top defense

The Jackrabbits lead the Missouri Valley Conference in rushing defense, total defense and scoring

Penguins express hope for 4-game win streak

Youngstown State needs to win its remaining games to have any chance for a playoff berth. By

Southern Ill. has share of conference lead

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Youngstown State will try to snap a two-game losing streak against Southern

Milestone game for Jon Heacock

Saturday’s game at Southern Illinois will be his 100th as YSU’s coach. By PETE MOLLICA


Men’s team has depth, character Coach Jerry Slocum expects to have a solid defensive club.

Healing Penguins revved up

YSU’s stretch run begins Saturday against Southern lllinois. YOUNGSTOWN — Coming off a week’s

Columbiana’s defense shuts down Springfield

Clippers’ Grant Crider scored both TDs in the 13-7 win. By PETE MOLLICA NEW MIDDLETOWN —

Great uncle has great history: Rechichar has (NFL) family ties

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Bert Rechichar won two NFL titles with the Baltimore Colts By PETE MOLLICA

Penguins’ recipe for success is avoiding costly turnovers

YSU had four in last week’s 17-7- loss to conference rival Missouri State. By PETE MOLLICA

MUST WIN: YSU, W. Ill. need win Saturday

YSU, W. Ill. need win Saturday By PETE MOLLICA YOUNGSTOWN — It hasn’t been a fun start for

Jones lives up to advance billing

The senior wide receiver set a new reception record in Saturday’s loss. YOUNGSTOWN — This

YSU is in must-win mode now

Now the Youngstown State football team has its back to the wall. Saturday night Missouri State

No comeback for Penguins

Missouri State defeated, YSU 17-7, in the Missouri Valley Football Conference contest at Stambaugh.

Girard’s defense shuts down Niles in 54-6 victory

GIRARD — Girard High coach Bud McSuley challenged his defensive unit going into Friday night’s

Penguins anxious for good game start

YOUNGSTOWN — Dana Brown has always been a hard running tailback, but these days the 5-foot-10, 210-

Allen still looks for success at Missouri St.

The Bears are just 14-23 in his three-plus years as head coach. YOUNGSTOWN — Terry Allen spent

Junior enjoys dream come true: success with golf team

YOUNGSTOWN — Ever since she was in the seventh grade, Katie Rogner knew that she wanted to play golf

Penguins win golf tourney

YSU’s women’s team hosted and won an event at Firestone Farms. COLUMBIANA — Youngstown State

YSU gets Mo. State at home Saturday

The Penguins are seeking the secret to better starts in games. YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State

McDonald faces dangerous Wellsville offense

McDONALD — If there is one thing that McDonald High football coach Dan Williams and Wellsville coach

Indiana St. remains in rebuilding mode

They have just four seniors and 14 true freshmen on their two-deep roster.


Elliott likes passion of the YSU defense Andre Elliott, No. 2 in the program, is making plays for

Yellow fever: YSU needs to cut down on penalties

In their first two games, the Penguins have had 19 penalties totaling 180 yards called against

One Game Short

Scrappers lose 5-2 to Staten Island in Game 3

Northeastern improved in week 2, but still lost

The Huskies played No. 20 Maine tough but fell 17-7 last weekend. YOUNGSTOWN — Northeastern

Cancer-free, Blocker excited

YOUNGSTOWN — Some seven months ago Youngstown State basketball standout Dallas Blocker got the shock

Shives finds her niche on defense

YOUNGSTOWN — When Youngstown State junior volleyball standout Laurie Shives was in high school she

Mellott: ‘We’re looking to get better’

The Penguins (1-1) travel to Northeastern University on Saturday. YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown

Youngstown State makes Austin pay

The Penguins overcame a slow start to roll to a 38-21 victory against the Governors in the home

Bledsoe fits in well in YSU’s secondary

COLLEGE football He’s finally eligible for the Penguins after transferring from TCU following the

Pens to face old OVC rival

YOUNGSTOWN — It’s been 22 years since Austin Peay has made an appearance at Youngstown State’s

2009 season dawns for YSU

The Penguins have a formidable task against Big East opponent Pittsburgh. YOUNGSTOWN — Today

Harding strong against Chaney

WARREN — Warren Harding High’s football team came out of last week’s deadlock against East Cleveland

Penguins place emphasis on special teams

Coach Jon Heacock doesn’t want Saturday’s game with Pittsburgh to be decided on a kickoff or punt


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