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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 »»

Next stop: NCAA tourney

May 25, 2014 MEQUON, Wis. — The Youngstown State University baseball team entered the Horizon League tournament as the sixth seed and with a record well below .500 in conference pla. more »»

Making the grade

April 30, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — Eric Wolford was brought to Youngstown State University because of his background as a great recruiter. Fans of the Penguins will soon find out how great — or not so great. more »»

YSU's role reversal

April 26, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — The first-team offense heard about the butt kicking all spring long. more »»

More of the same: Penguins’ defense porous once again

April 26, 2014 YOUNGSTOWN — There have been plenty of times in the past when Youngstown State held a draft for the spring game, where each side had a captain and teams were picked like the old-school playground... more »»



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