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YSU star will return

Darius Quisenberry grabbed the inbounds pass, got a running start near the foul line with a quick cut toward the Oakland University bench to shake a defender. Less than 7 seconds remaining with the Youngstown State University men’s basketball team trailing, 60-59. Quisenberry went ...

Jacobs retires from celebrated career at YSU

When Elaine Jacobs’ career in athletics began, female sports were more of an afterthought in the Mahoning Valley. Now that she’s finishing up, the role of women in athletics is as strong as ever, and Jacobs is part of the reason why. The longtime assistant athletic director at ...

Boardman golfers reunite at YSU

Three straight trips to the Division I state boys golf tournament, the Boardman High School golfers remember it well. Brian Terlesky Jr., Bryan Kordupel, Cole Christman and Cade Kreps will be reliving the 2015-17 high school seasons this fall at Youngstown State University. The four Boardman ...

Former Spartan golfer Kreps transfers to YSU

The Youngstown State men’s golf program has added former Boardman golfer Cade Kreps as a transfer, coach Tony Joy said on Wednesday. Kreps will enroll at YSU for the 2020 fall semester and have three years of eligibility remaining after two seasons at the University of Akron. After ...

Bounce in their steps

The Youngstown State men’s basketball team left the court March 5 after a Horizon League semifinal loss in Chicago. The Penguins were off the court for a couple of weeks, expected to come back around mid-March for the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. COVID-19 pandemic. No live action, ...

YSU duo qualifies for Ohio Amateur

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State golfers Cole Christman and Ken Keller have each qualified to play in the 114th Ohio Amateur Championship. Christman, a Boardman High School graduate, tied for third place, and Keller, of Cardinal Mooney High School, placed fifth in a qualifier at Westwood ...

YSU duo qualifies for Ohio Amateur

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State golfers Cole Christman and Ken Keller have each qualified to play in the 114th Ohio Amateur Championship. Christman, a Boardman High School graduate, tied for third place, and Keller, of Cardinal Mooney High School, placed fifth in a qualifier at Westwood ...

First steps toward return

YOUNGSTOWN — Three medicine balls were on the one end line at the new Cafaro Field behind Ursuline High School on the Youngstown State University campus. Mary Dunn, Mady Aulbach and Emma VanZanten saw 100 yards ahead of them. The team’s strength coach Jake Tuura gave them the all clear ...

Penguins can benefit from proposed move

The NCAA recently released a proposal that would give football teams an extra two weeks to hold walk-throughs and conditioning, and no one could use it more than Youngstown State. The proposal is to be voted on this week and is expected to pass. That’s good news to first-year YSU coach Doug ...

Neighborhood rival

Robert Morris, the university located near Pittsburgh International Airport, was rumored for the past couple of years to be coming to the Horizon League. CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein tweeted out on Thursday that members of the Northeastern Conference were expecting Robert Morris to officially ...