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Nearly an upset

August 31, 2014 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eric Wolford’s instincts told him to go for it on fourth-and-1 near midfield late in the third quarter in a matchup with the University of Illinois. more »»

Despite loss, YSU can take positives from Illinois trip

August 31, 2014 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. WHEN you go to Big Ten country, you expect a Big Ten team, a Big Ten crowd and a Big Ten butt kicking. Youngstown State only got one, and it wasn’t in the form anyone was thinking. more »»

YSU defense steps up vs. Illini

August 31, 2014 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The main reason the Youngstown State football team was in prime position to upset the University of Illinois was because of its defens. more »»

YSU at Illinois

August 30, 2014 The annual “money game” is the season opener this year for Youngstown State as it travels to Illinois to face a high-powered Illini offense. more »»

Former Fitch standout walking on to YSUFormer Fitch standout walking on to YSU

August 27, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State’s season opener and a matchup with a Big Ten team was slightly overshadowed at the Penguins’ press conference on Tuesda. more »»

Youngstown State’s chronicles of Nania

August 19, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — The wait for junior Dante Nania to become the quarterback for the Youngstown State football team was longer than most. more »»

Penguins could name starter today

August 17, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN YOUNGSTOWN State football coach Eric Wolford didn’t say it, but you could almost see the bubble over his head, and it read: “Dante Nania is going to be my starting quarterback. .. more »»

No clarity on QB situation for Penguins

August 10, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — The good news is the defense played well during Youngstown State’s first scrimmage of training camp. The bad news is the quarterback competition remains as murky as the Mahoning River. more »»

Consistency key for YSU defensive line

August 7, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — Emmanuel Kromah isn’t one to hide from what has held back the Youngstown State football tea. more »»

QB competition still heated

August 7, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State quarterback competition continues to be a three-person race, according to Penguins coach Eric Wolford. more »»

Time to do work

August 3, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — Every year since Eric Wolford took over the Youngstown State Football team, the Penguins’ record has improved. A fifth-straight year of progress isn’t going to be easy. more »»

Who will it be?

August 2, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — All 96 members of the Youngstown State football team were in attendance for Media Day at the Watts Center on Friday, but the focus was clearly on three specific players. more »»

Penguins’ defense takes an off-season blow

August 2, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — A defense that was much maligned last year suffered another blow during the summer. Senior Vince Coleman left the team to deal with a family matter, according to coach Eric Wolford. more »»

Penguins picked to finish fourth in preseason poll

July 30, 2014 Though the Youngstown State University football team has some holes to fill on both sides of the ball, the Penguins are still getting some attention toward the top of the Missouri Valley Football... more »»

‘Hometown kid’

July 15, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — When Joe Tresey was relieved of his duties as defensive coordinator for the Youngstown State University football team last year, the chances of one of the better high school players in... more »»

Working his way up

July 5, 2014 Kendrick Perry has dazzled Youngstown State University’s basketball fans more than a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Walt Disney World. The 6-foot shooting guard from Ocoee, Fla. more »»

End of the road

June 2, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — One day after making school history, the Youngstown State University baseball team’s season came to an end. more »»

YSU makes history with win

June 1, 2014 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Youngstown State baseball coach Steve Gillispie put a plan together when he became coach of the Penguins less than two years ago. more »»

Browns ready for ‘Manzielmania’

June 1, 2014 BEREA — The Browns have a game plan to manage “Manzielmania” this summe. more »»

Penguins embracing underdog role, again

May 30, 2014 No one gave the Youngstown State baseball team much of a chance entering last week’s Horizon League Tournament in Mequon, Wis. — and the Penguins understood why. more »»

Youngstown State heading to Indiana for NCAAs

May 27, 2014 The Youngstown State baseball team will take on overall No. 4 seed Indiana, Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPN3 in the Bloomington Regional in Bloomington, Indiana, at the Hoosiers’ Bart Kaufman Field. more »»



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