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Strollo shares thoughts on YSU athletics

BEAVER TOWNSHIP – Over the past two years, the Youngstown State athletic department earned its first ever Horizon League McCafferty Award, finishing runners-up this past year. To Penguins’ executive director of athletics, Ron Strollo, it is a sign that his department’s 21 men’s and ...

Slow start sinks YSU in 27-14 loss at NDSU

FARGO, N.D. — An 18-point halftime deficit was too much for Youngstown State to overcome in a 27-14 loss at No. 1 North Dakota State on Saturday in the FargoDome. North Dakota State (4-1, 2-0 Missouri Valley) raced out to a 21-3 lead by the intermission, courtesy of two rushing touchdowns ...

YSU Scouting Report: North Dakota State

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State concluded its nonconference slate with its toughest opponent outside of the Missouri Valley. It will begin MVFC play in the same fashion. The Penguins (2-1, 0-0), which received votes in this week’s Stats Perform Top 25, are back on the road again, this time ...

NDSU storms back; SDSU earns big win

Last weekend’s marquee matchups in the Missouri Valley certainly lived up to their respective billings. North Dakota State fell behind early before storming back for a 34-17 win at South Dakota, while South Dakota State edged Missouri State in a colossal showdown, 28-14. Elsewhere, ...

YSU searching for identity in preseason

YOUNGSTOWN — The talent is there, no question. So, too, is the hype. But what remains to be seen for Youngstown State men’s basketball, considered by many to be among those in contention for a Horizon League title, is how this year’s group of transfers, returners and lone true freshman ...

Penguins boast experience for 2022

YOUNGSTOWN — From John Barnes perspective, the Youngstown State women’s basketball team has a long way to go before it’s ready for the season. Thankfully for the head coach and his team, that first game is still almost six weeks away. College basketball teams across the country began ...