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Penguin men fall in overtime, 87-83

ROCHESTER, Mich. — Senior forward Naz Bohannon got the first triple-double in Youngstown State men’s basketball history and senior Garrett Covington scored a career-high 30 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Penguins as they fell 87-83 in overtime to Oakland in the Horizon League ...

Milwaukee stops YSU women, 77-68

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The Youngstown State women’s basketball team, pushed regular season champion Milwaukee to its limits, keeping even with the Panthers for 33 minutes, before Milwaukee broke away to get a 77-68 win over the Penguins in the quarterfinals of the Horizon League ...

YSU men aim for final four spot

The Youngstown State men’s basketball team rode a balanced attack to victory in the opening round of the Horizon League tournament last week. Tonight, with two major differences, the sixth-seeded Penguins hope to use that same balance and add a win in the quarterfinal round, thus claiming ...

Penguin women face tall task vs. Panthers

Three senior stalwarts on the Youngstown State women’s basketball roster are in the position that comes with postseason tournament play — their next game could be their last game. Mary Dunn, McKenah Peters and Chelsea Olson, along with freshman standout Nneka Obiazor, have carried the YSU ...

YSU men, women earn titles

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — It wasn’t your normal Horizon League Indoor Track and Field Championships. Instead of two days of competition, there were four. Busses constantly kept taking athletes from Youngstown to Fort Wayne and back after their events wrapped up. There weren’t any spectators, ...

YSU reprimands coach after sideline incident

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University Director of Player Personnel Tim Johnson will not be permitted on the sidelines for the remainder of the spring football season, Youngstown State and the Missouri Valley Football Conference announced on Monday. The reprimand comes two days after ...

Fabulous freshman

She can attack the rim, she can step back with a jumper in the paint, and she can shoot the 3-ball. It’s been a bizarre season like none other, but Youngstown State’s Nneka Obiazor has made a massive impact in a short amount of time. The Penguins missed the first one-third of their ...

Rough start

YOUNGSTOWN — The Doug Phillips era got off to a rough start at Youngstown State on Saturday, and that was before the game even started. Phillips got tripped up and fell running onto the Stambaugh Stadium field for the first time as YSU’s head coach. He tucked and rolled as he landed, ...

Scouting Report: Week 2

There isn’t much of a prize for Youngstown State after hanging tough with the top-ranked team in the nation for the better part of four quarters last week. The Penguins do return home, but they welcome No. 5 Northern Iowa in Game 2 of an odd eight-game Missouri Valley Football Conference ...

Sweet sweep

YOUNGSTOWN — It wasn’t pretty, but it was a tournament win — after all everyone is 0-0 once the regular season concludes. Thursday evening, seventh-seed Youngstown State hosted 10th-seed Purdue Fort Wayne in the opening round of the Horizon League women’s basketball tournament, a ...