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YSU women suffer first loss of the season at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Starting off hot from the field is typically a good sign. Gaining that early edge is sometimes what a team needs to play with confidence and momentum on the hardwood and even more so in Big Ten country. When buckets stop falling, defensive pressure is amplified, ...

Despite football background, YSU’s Woods runs to track success

YOUNGSTOWN — Life just has a weird way of working out sometimes. Look at the midfield of any track and field meet and you’ll see athletes from all different backgrounds. Some enjoy the thrill of the sprint, some have the stamina for distance, others vault with pre-cut sheets of ...

Penguins win 4th straight game

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State junior Dwayne Cohill’s recent performances have come as no surprise to head coach Jarrod Calhoun. Calhoun has known Cohill since he was in the sixth grade. When they were growing up, Cohill was friends with Calhoun’s son, Jordan, and the pair would hang ...

YSU wins third straight

YOUNGSTOWN — Tevin Olison dominated the first half, Dwayne Cohill picked up where Olison left off in the second, and Youngstown State earned its third straight victory Wednesday night, an 84-77 non-league win over Central Michigan. Olison poured in 17 of his game-high 21 points prior to ...

Penguins fend off Canisius upset bid, 69-66

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Youngstown State maintained its perfect record, though not without some scares along the way. Chelsea Olson poured in a career-high 28 points as the Penguins knocked off Canisius on the road Wednesday night, 69-66. Olson went 12-of-16 from the field, which made up nearly ...

Penguins set for homestand

YOUNGSTOWN — There’s no place like the road — if you’re this year’s Youngstown State basketball team, that is. Sitting at an unsatisfying 2-3 record, the Penguins went 10 days between games before heading to Wisconsin for a pair of Horizon League contests against Milwaukee and ...