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Starting strong

YOUNGSTOWN — Bo Pelini was rather angry following a game in which his Youngstown State football team clobbered Howard University, 54-28. The man who smiles as much as a guard at Buckingham Palace felt the Penguins didn’t play to “our standard.” He and the Penguins were still a lot ...

Pacanowski returns to YSU, this time with women’s team

YOUNGSTOWN — Jason Pacanowski stepped onto the Youngstown State University campus more than a decade ago. His passion for being a Penguin never left him, despite leaving the physical buildings. He was the YSU men’s basketball director of basketball operations from 2008-13 for former coach ...

Howard at YSU

It was just one game, but Youngstown State’s 2019 season is off to a much better start than last year. The Penguins marched through Alabama and soundly beat Samford, 45-22, in the nationally televised FCS Kickoff Classic on Aug. 24. They return home in hopes of erasing another bad ...

Boardman’s Vivo, Jonda back together at YSU

BOARDMAN — Golf season is back in swing on the collegiate level and the Youngstown State Women’s Golf walked away as winners in the Roseann Schwartz Invitational at the Mill Creek Golf Course Tuesday afternoon. “To be able to come out here on our home course, get off to that strong of a ...

YSU assistant studies science of basketball

YOUNGSTOWN — Amber Reeves is the first person you’ll see as you enter the Youngstown State University women’s basketball office. The 23-year-old greets you with a friendly hello and a big smile as you view her sitting off to your left. She is YSU’s new director of basketball ...