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Penguins upset No. 15 Missouri State, 41-33

YOUNGSTOWN — This time, Youngstown State had a counterpunch. Two weeks removed from surrendering a 28-point lead in a narrow home loss to Western Illinois, the Penguins made sure to finish the job and deliver a signature win for head coach Doug Phillips. Fueled by four turnovers and a ...

YSU Scouting Report: Week 6

YOUNGSTOWN — Teams seemingly headed in opposite directions are set to collide Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium, as Youngstown State returns home to face the Missouri State Bears. YSU comes in at 1-3 and has experienced a tough last six quarters of football. The Penguins led Western Illinois ...

Penguins expecting athletic test in MSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Speed and athleticism have long been cornerstones of teams coached by Bobby Petrino, and this year’s Missouri State team is just the latest example. The Bears (3-1, 2-0 Missouri Valley Football Conference) visit Youngstown State on Saturday and are off to their best start in ...

Local golfers find home at YSU

WESTLAKE — The Youngstown State men’s golf team has been moving along during their fall slate, which is a return to normalcy after last season was nixed by the Horizon League. With the COVID-19 pandemic allowing athletes in most leagues to receive an extra year of eligibility, fifth-year ...

New faces, same goals: Penguins gearing up for 2021-2022 season

YOUNGSTOWN — It was an offseason of unease, to be sure. Having lost significant firepower from a season ago, Youngstown State women’s basketball coach John Barnes acknowledges things were “nerve wracking” for a bit. Gone from last season’s 10-8 team are leading scorer Mary Dunn ...

Girard product Mark Waid announces he will transfer from YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State quarterback Mark Waid is transferring, according to a tweet he sent out Tuesday afternoon. Waid started at quarterback in four games for YSU during its shortened spring season, and played in six of those contests. In 2019 under then-head coach Bo Pelini, he ...