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Penguins cap road trip with visit to UIC

CHICAGO — As the season continues to wind down, the battle for the Horizon League’s top spots has begun to narrow. With last night’s results, YSU (13-10, 7-6), sixth in the Horizon as of now, finds itself with an opportunity to gain ground on No. 5 Detroit Mercy (8-11, 5-4), who was ...

YSU softball has unfinished business

YOUNGSTOWN — Take a quick glance outdoors, and it sure doesn’t look or feel like softball season. But, for Youngstown State it’s the complete opposite inside the climate controlled Watson and Tressel Training Site. on campus. It’s penguin weather in the Mahoning Valley, but YSU is ...

Penguins fend off IUPUI in conference battle

INDIANAPOLIS — As Tom Petty’s “I Won’t Back Down” played at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at halftime, IUPUI was showing it could perhaps be the team’s theme song. Dressing just six players and winners of just two games — neither of which were against Division I opponents — the ...