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Scouting Report: Week 5

YOUNGSTOWN — After Youngstown State’s 38-35 loss to Western Illinois, head coach Doug Phillips said the schedule doesn’t get any easier for the Penguins. Look no further than this week’s road test at Northern Iowa. After a change at the quarterback position, the 15th-rated Panthers ...

YSU football set to move forward

YOUNGSTOWN — Breaking down the film from Youngstown State’s 38-35 loss to Western Illinois was no pleasure for the Penguins. Just ask senior offensive lineman Dan Becker. “We always watch film the day after. Obviously, after a loss, it’s tough to watch film,” he said. “The ...

Penguins begin preseason camp

YOUNGSTOWN — After an offseason that featured plenty of change, but also one that was a bit more typical than last year, the Youngstown State men’s basketball team got its preseason practices underway Monday. Nine new players — five transfers and four freshmen — join a Penguin team ...

YSU blows 28-point lead, falls to WIU, 38-35

YOUNGSTOWN — After its most dominant half of the Doug Phillips era, Youngstown State followed with perhaps its worst. Behind a bulldozing ground game, the Penguins built a 28-point lead in the first half, only to watch that advantage evaporate by the end of the third quarter as Western ...

YSU Scouting Report: Week 4

YOUNGSTOWN — After a week off to lick their wounds from a 42-14 defeat at Michigan State, the Youngstown State Penguins now focus their attention to their league slate in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. YSU’s MVFC schedule begins with Western Illinois, who enters at 0-3. In ...

Michigan State cruises past Penguins, 42-14

EAST LANSING, Mich. — It was, perhaps, a bit of shock and awe out of the gates for Youngstown State. Playing in front of a full home crowd for the first time since 2019, Michigan State’s Payton Thorne connected with Jayden Reed for a 75-yard flea flicker touchdown pass on the game’s ...