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Transfer Ritz excelling for Penguins

YOUNGSTOWN — Playing Division I basketball wasn’t originally the end goal for Youngstown State’s Lilly Ritz. Now that she’s here, though, she’s taking advantage of the opportunity. A senior transfer from Division II Wheeling University, Ritz is off to a strong start through her ...

’Guins cruise past LIU, 70-55

YOUNGSTOWN — Shooting just 3-of-11 from the field and having committed six turnovers, Youngstown State found itself locked in a battle with Long Island early on, leading by just one point after the first quarter Friday afternoon. So with its offense struggling, YSU turned to its defense. ...

Penguins set to host Long Island

YOUNGSTOWN — After a busy start to the season and a successful road trip to begin Horizon League play, things have slowed down for the Youngstown State women’s basketball team. The Penguins (4-0) began the season with four games in 11 days, but now are in a stretch with only one game in ...

Penguins end season with a bang

In like a lion and out with a roar. It was a frustrating 2021 football season at Youngstown State, no doubt, but also one bookended by major victories. All told, YSU finished 3-7, but each of the three victories came over teams that qualified for the FCS postseason. The Penguins opened ...

YSU’s Schmidt, Sumner speak

BEAVER TOWNSHIP – The Curbstone Coaches received a double dose of athletic marketing and promotional tips Monday with YSU assistant athletic directors Robb Schmidt and Chris Sumner sharing insight about their duties to the group at Avion Banquet Center. Schmidt, who has been the radio voice ...