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Balanced attack paces YSU to win

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Five different players scored in double figures as the Youngstown State women’s basketball team opened its season with a 70-67 road win at Eastern Michigan on Tuesday afternoon. Chelsea Olson, Malia Magestro, Paige Shy and Lilly Ritz each scored 13 points for YSU ...

YSU men, women each face deep Horizon League

YOUNGSTOWN — There’s plenty to prove for the Youngstown State men’s and women’s basketball teams, as each were picked seventh in this year’s Horizon League preseason polls. While both teams are eager to prove their mettle and outperform those expectations, men’s head coach Jerrod ...

Penguins look to surprise in 2021-22

YOUNGSTOWN — With four new recruits and five additions via the transfer portal on this year’s Youngstown State women’s basketball team, there are certainly some unknowns going into the 2021-2022 campaign. That said, count sophomore guard Malia Magestro among those who feel this year’s ...

YSU lets late lead slip, falls to UND, 24-21

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Youngstown State couldn’t make an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter stand, as the Penguins fell at North Dakota in Missouri Valley Football Conference play on Saturday in the Alerus Center, 24-21. YSU (2-6, 1-5) led 21-10 midway through the fourth quarter before the ...

YSU Scouting Report: Week 10

Perhaps the third time will be the charm. Twice during the spring season, Youngstown State and North Dakota — then in its inaugural MVFC season — were scheduled to play against each other, and twice those games ended up canceled. Now, the Penguins and Fighting Hawks are slated to play ...

Phillips: Crenshaw will play ‘if healthy’

YOUNGSTOWN — Tuesday’s mandated day off from team activities may have been a blessing for the Youngstown State quarterback room — at least if you ask head coach Doug Phillips. Per a new NCAA policy, teams across collegiate athletics took Tuesday off in observance of Election Day, but ...