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YSU Penguin Athletics / Big win for the women
« on: January 20, 2023, 10:04:24 PM »
Nice win for the women in Green Bay 63-60. Game was tight the whole way. Lilly was hampered a lot of the game with fouls.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / New FB recruit
« on: January 20, 2023, 08:06:39 PM »
Lowellville senior Vinny Ballone will continue his academic and athletic career at Youngstown State University.

The Rocket’s quarterback made the announcement on social media Friday.

Ballone pa$$ed for 3,360 yards this past season, rushed for 453 yards and accounted for 58 total touchdowns while leading Lowellville to 11 wins and a berth in the Division VII playoffs.

He will graduate as the school’s all-time leading pa$$er with 8,689 career yards and 124 career touchdowns. Ballone broke six school records during his high school career and was twice named a member of the WKBN Big 22.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Title game
« on: January 04, 2023, 10:05:41 AM »
I guess that I really am not surprised to see that the title game will be played this Sunday at 2:00 Est, really!

No doubt the decision to watch a pro game or a game between two lower-level college schools will be easy for 99.99 percent of football fans!

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YSU Penguin Athletics / other crowds
« on: December 10, 2022, 12:34:53 PM »
Watching a bit of the SDSU Holy Cross game may be less folks there then at our last game.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / YSU PSU
« on: November 15, 2022, 08:44:06 PM »
Women are giving PSU a good game.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / SDU week
« on: October 26, 2022, 03:32:45 PM »
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Momentum is on the side of the Youngstown State football team right now. The Penguins are coming off back-to-back wins and have a chance to make it three straight in conference play for the first time in five years.

“There’s definitely a momentum rolling now that we’ve won two straight,” says Penguins junior quarterback Mitch Davidson. “Just looking back to the last game, it’s a win, we got out alive, but there’s a lot to learn from.”

“We have confidence and we know that we can win,” says Penguins senior safety Caleb Burr. “But at the same time, you got to know that this is the next game, and whatever we’ve done in the past that doesn’t matter anymore. We got to focus on this next game.”

“You got to be able to put that game to bed,” added Phillips. “You got to learn from it. Win or lose. Is it better learning from a win? Without question.”

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YSU Penguin Athletics / WIU week
« on: October 19, 2022, 06:57:06 AM »
What do we know about this 0-6 team?

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Still bugs me
« on: September 11, 2022, 07:47:18 AM »
Old subject that has been beaten to death but still bugs me.

So many of our old peers, have moved up and done so well. We all know the long list.

Yesterday Appy beats Texas A&M, Marshall beats the Irish and we beat Dayton!


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YSU Penguin Athletics / Jim Tressel stepping down as YSU President
« on: June 22, 2022, 09:24:34 PM »
https://www.wkbn.com/news/local-news/jim-tressel-stepping-down-as-ysu-president/

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel announced Wednesday he will be stepping down next year.

Tressel announced his decision at Wednesday afternoon’s YSU Board of Trustees committee meeting.

He plans to step down on February 1, 2023.


Board Chair John Jakubek said details regarding a plan to identify Tressel’s successor will be released as they become available.

“It has been truly a blessing and labor of love to serve Youngstown State University…I cannot thank my family enough for allowing my schedule, and the needs of our university, to take priority and center stage,” he added. “It is now only fair to have Ellen, our wonderful children and grandchildren, extended family, friends and former students, set the schedule,” said Tressel in a press release.

A native of Northeast Ohio, Tressel first came to YSU in 1986 as head football coach. In 15 years, including six as executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics, YSU won four national championships. In 2001, Tressel left YSU to become head football coach at Ohio State University. In 10 seasons, he guided the Buckeyes to the 2002 National Championship and seven Big Ten Championships.

After leaving Ohio State and after a short stint as executive vice president for Student Success at the University of Akron, Tressel returned to Youngstown to become YSU’s ninth president.

Ellen Tressel is a YSU graduate and an accomplished businesswoman and philanthropist engaged in charitable causes and community organizations. She began her own financial career in her family’s business in Youngstown and served 17 years at Butler, Wick and Co.

The Tressels are the parents of four accomplished adults – Zak, Carlee, Eric and Whitney – and have two grandchildren, Jonathan James and Rose Marie Alson.

In a letter to the staff and students at YSU, Tressel said, “It has been truly a blessing and labor of love to serve Youngstown State University in a number of capacities, and we will continue to do so, in whatever fashion that the YSU Board of Trustees sees fit.”

We reached out to Tressel for comment but he was unavailable. There will be another Board of Trustees meeting Thursday night.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / incoming fb xfer
« on: May 06, 2022, 07:22:00 PM »
YSU football team lands transfer recruit from own conference
by: Ryan Allison

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State football team has landed a new recruit from within their own conference. Former Western Illinois linebacker Greg Benton Jr. is transferring to YSU through the NCAA transfer portal.

Benton made the announcement on social media Friday afternoon.

In 10 games last season, Benton recorded 54 total tackles, including six tackles-for-loss and 3.5 sacks.

Benton is listed at 6 foot 1, 230 pounds and has started 16 games over the two years at Western Illinois.

The Penguins play the Leathernecks this season on October 22nd in Macomb, Illinois.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Tennis
« on: May 04, 2022, 09:43:02 AM »

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – For the first time in Youngstown State history, both the men’s and women’s teams are heading to the NCAA Tournament.

Youngstown State women’s tennis grabs first conference title since 2018
For the men, it is the first time in program history that they are advancing to the tournament.

As for the women, they are heading back to the tournament for the sixth time in program history.

The YSU men will travel to 4-seed Ohio State to take on the Buckeyes on Friday.

As for the women, they will travel to Virginia for their first round game to face the 5th-seeded Cavaliers.

Both teams are advancing to the NCAA Tournament after winning the Horizon League championships on Sunday.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Season Tickets
« on: April 18, 2022, 01:55:59 PM »
Football season tickets have been mailed back, now just waiting for kick-off.

Dukes and Dayton then a night game with ND. I hate night games

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Baseball
« on: March 23, 2022, 08:38:13 AM »
The guys have picked up wins over Pitt and Penn State

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Women WNIT
« on: March 08, 2022, 08:25:07 PM »
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown State women’s basketball team has accepted an invitation to play in the WNIT later this month.

Finishing as Co-Horizon League champions, YSU earned an automatic bid to the WNIT.

First-round play of the tournament will begin March 16 through 18.

The Penguins will learn their opponent, game date, time and location on Sunday night.

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YSU Penguin Athletics / Oakland
« on: March 03, 2022, 08:50:31 PM »
This is just like the mens game.

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