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Penguins clinch title; will host tourney

YOUNGSTOWN — With Jillian Jakse on first base in the bottom of the eighth inning, the most important run of the Penguins’ season was 180 feet away from home plate. Avrey Schumacher stepped into the box, at that point hitless in three trips to the plate. The pressure of the situation ...

Moving closer

YOUNGSTOWN — There were quite a few Penguins that trotted across home plate, which is firmly situated on the corner of Ford and Grant streets on the Youngstown State University campus on Friday afternoon. Welcoming in-state rival Cleveland State, the YSU softball team went to work against ...

YSU: Women’s golf in regional

The Youngstown State women’s golf team was one of 18 schools selected to participate in the NCAA Regional hosted by Ohio State at The Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course in Columbus. The NCAA selection show aired on Wednesday and the Penguins will hit the links May ...

Shutt medals; Penguins champs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Youngstown State senior golfer Katlyn Shutt earned medalist honors with a school and league-record three-round score of 208 to lead the Penguins to their fourth Horizon League Championship Tuesday at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. YSU fired a final round total of 295 ...

YSU lacrosse coach setting standard in 1st year

CANFIELD — People tend to remember the first of anything that they have ever done, and Theresa Walton, first-year coach of Youngstown State University’s newest sport, women’s lacrosse, won’t soon forget the foundation her players laid for future teams. Speaking to the Curbstone ...

A long time coming

NILES — A record-breaking afternoon for the Youngstown State baseball team came to the tune of a three-plus hour marathon. But when you score 18 runs and set a program record for Horizon League wins, a longer contest isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. When the Penguins high-fived and ...