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YSU rallies for last-second win

YOUNGSTOWN — Corrione Cardwell drove past the Youngstown State defense, just as Eastern Michigan did numerous times during the first two quarters of the women’s basketball game Saturday morning at Beeghly Center. It was much different in the final two quarters, but the Eagles tied the ...

Penguin men lose on road

LAFAYETTE, La. — Kobe Julien had 23 points as Louisiana-Lafayette topped Youngstown State 73-61 on Friday night. Jalen Johnson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Louisiana-Lafayette (3-1). Cedric Russell added 14 points. After trailing 29-26 at halftime, the Ragin’ Cajuns first took the ...

NCAA regional appearance preps Penguins for future

The temperatures are getting colder, the days are getting shorter, but the Youngstown State cross country program was at work the past few weeks in Mill Creek Park preparing for its trip to Madison, Wisconsin, for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet. YSU assistant cross country coach Eric Rupe ...

Golf adds Western Pa. standout

Western Pennsylvania standout Madie Smitcho has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Youngstown State women’s golf program in the fall of 2020, coach Nate Miklos announced on Thursday. Smithco, who is from Cranberry Township, Pa., has played four years of varsity golf at North ...

Turnovers, play plague YSU women

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The UPMC Events Center hosted its first women’s basketball game Wednesday on the campus of Robert Morris University and the Colonials christened the new facility with a dominating 58-43 victory over Youngstown State. Turnovers and poor play on the offensive end of ...

YSU at Indiana State

The Youngstown State football team may have officially hit rock bottom in a topsy-turvy season that has been in a downward spiral for weeks. The Penguins were whipped, 56-21, by a sub-par South Dakota team last week. It was the second-straight game YSU (4-5, 1-5 Missouri Valley Conference) ...

Moore rolls with Penguins

Kirsten Moore has signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her academic and bowling careers at Youngstown State University, Penguins coach Doug Kuberski announced on Wednesday. Moore is a native of Tallmadge and has qualified for the state tournament twice in her three years at ...

Questions surround collapse of Penguins

YOUNGSTOWN — There are plenty of fingers being pointed by followers of the Youngstown State football team on what’s going wrong. Defense. Offense. Coaches. Players. Fans have taken to social media to call out the litany of issues and who’s to blame. The Penguins are pointing fingers ...

Women’s lacrosse starting at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Being a first-year head coach is not an easy task. Being a first-year head coach while having to set up a new program is even more of a challenge, especially when it’s your first time as the leader of a program. Theresa Walton is up for the task, though. She is at the helm ...

Hughes at home

YOUNGSTOWN — Aleah Hughes, a Western Reserve graduate, has been a staple in Youngstown State’s volleyball lineup for the past few seasons. As the college volleyball season begins winding down, Hughes is realizing she doesn’t want her senior campaign to end. “It’s kind of hard to ...