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YSU Sports

Lost at the line

YOUNGSTOWN — Donel Cathcart made a 3-pointer with 5:15 remaining in regulation, watching as it hit nothing but net. His arm was extended and wrist snapped after the shot. He finished with a team-high 19 points. The bucket gave Youngstown State a six-point lead, one the Penguins could not ...

YSU women return home to face Green Bay

YOUNGSTOWN — Two straight wins on the road was the elixir the Youngstown State University women’s basketball needed as it seemed to be hobbling into the tail end of its road trip last week. Jen Wendler didn’t hesitate. She has been the team’s lone post player, thrust into a role no ...

Penguin men at home tonight

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State University men’s basketball team is coming off two losses, both on the road against the top two teams in the Horizon League — Northern Kentucky and Wright State. Wright State, one of the best mid-major teams in the country at 17-4, leads the league with ...

Olson, Wendler earn HL honors

Youngstown State women’s basketball players Chelsea Olson and Jen Wendler have been named the Horizon League Player and Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Olson won the honor for the second time in her career, the first time this season. This is Wendler’s first time ...

Senior leader

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State’s track and field program has risen to become one of the powerhouses among mid-major colleges. Both the men’s and women’s programs have dominated the indoor and outdoor seasons in the Horizon League in years, and some people feel there’s still more to ...

Jackson’s goal is to inspire young people

YOUNGSTOWN — There are plenty of reasons why an athlete might pick a specific college. They might like the campus, or it could be because of the academic prestige. Some athletes just want to leave town after high school and discover another part of the world. Jamynk Jackson, a graduate of ...

Putting up a fight

FAIRBORN — Darius Quisenberry came out of the first 20 minutes dejected. The Springfield native was 1-of-8 from the floor for two points. Youngstown State University men’s basketball assistant coach Jason Slay put his arm around the sophomore point guard and started talking as they headed ...

YSU women beat Detroit by 15

DETROIT — Quinece Hatcher scored 11 of her career-high 15 points in the third period to help the Youngstown State women’s basketball team beat Detroit Mercy 62-47 on Saturday afternoon at Calihan Hall. The Penguins outscored the Titans 27-8 in the third quarter to turn a two-point ...

Penguins look for rebound tonight

FAIRBORN — The bus exited BB&T Arena in Northern Kentucky, only a 15-to-20-minute drive north toward downtown Cincinnati. Silence. Not much was said by members of the Youngstown State University men’s basketball team. Many were listening to headphones or ear buds. It was a time ...

Attracting success in home of Norse

HIGHLAND HTS, Ky. — The drive from downtown Cincinnati is about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on the traffic flowing out of the city on Interstate 471 toward a bridge connecting Ohio and Kentucky. The trek into the Bluegrass State starts with a blue sign with a white outline of the ...