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New challenges

The volleyball season could be starting in less than a month for the Youngstown State Penguins and coach Aline Scott. Scott will have nine incoming freshmen joining the team, and if camp starts on Aug. 7, like it’s supposed to, she’ll be meeting over half of them for the first time — ...

Passing grade

YOUNGSTOWN — Feedback. That’s what Darius Quisenberry craved when he declared for the NBA Draft on April 2. The NBA Combine and individual team tryouts weren’t possible because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thursday evening, Quisenberry stated he’s coming back to YSU for his junior ...

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 ...