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Local athletes to represent YSU at regionals

YOUNGSTOWN — To say it’s been a wild few weeks of emotions might be understating it in many regards. Kyndia Matlock had her doubts on whether she’d qualify for regionals, but as she sat in the hospital room while her brother was recovering from surgery, her cell phone rang. “My ...

O’Shaughnessy brothers setting the tone for YSU

NILES — It’s a small world of baseball for the O’Shaughnessy brothers. From tossing to each other in their parents backyard as children in Poland to becoming high school teammates, to going their own ways before reuniting while donning the red and white of Youngstown State. It’s a ...

Youngstown State’s Garrett Covington to return for 6th season

YOUNGSTOWN — Garrett Covington will return to Youngstown State for his sixth season with the program, head coach Jerrod Calhoun said Thursday. Covington was part of Calhoun’s original recruiting class, and began with the Penguins in the 2017-18 season. He had entered the transfer portal ...

Former Penguin Waid announces new home

Staff report Former Youngstown State quarterback and Girard High School standout Mark Waid announced Thursday on Twitter that he’s committing to Bentley University to continue his football career. Bentley is a Division II program located in Waltham, Massachusetts. In his post, Waid said, ...

Twice as nice: YSU tennis teams claim Horizon titles

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State men’s tennis team had all the confidence in the world heading into the Horizon League tournament last weekend. The Penguins had swept through conference play during the regular season undefeated, meaning they had already beaten every team in the league ...

YSU TE Ogletree drafted by Colts

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State tight end Drew Ogletree was drafted in the sixth round by the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday. He was the 192nd overall selection. Ogletree, a Dayton native, caught 40 passes for 391 yards in two seasons as a Penguin. Last season, he had 28 ...