Kentucky Hosts Youngstown State

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Cats Look To Keep Hot Streak Going It was a history-making weekend for the Kentucky football team down in “The Swamp.” Not only did Mark Stoops become the school’s all-time wins leader but they knocked off Florida in consecutive years for the first time since the 1970s. As a result, the Wildcats are ranked ninth in […] READ MORE


Penguins End 2021 With Strong Win Over Southern Illinois

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It was not the season Youngstown State had hoped for and there is a lot of work to be done.  However, nothing is quite refreshing as getting a road win in the regular season finale against the 15th ranked Salukis. As the Penguins end 2021 with a strong win over Southern Illinois, it was the […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall To The Fighting Hawks Late

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With last week’s disappointing loss to South Dakota State, the Penguins looked to bounce back in a big way against the three and five North Dakota Fighting Hawks, the first meeting between the two teams since 1962, the third meeting all time.  It didn’t end well for YSU as the Penguins fall to the Fighting […] READ MORE


Penguins Fall to Sycamores 28-17.

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After a big upset two weeks ago and keeping their playoff hopes alive,  it was time for the Penguins and coach Doug Phillips to rest up during their bye week and prepare for another big time road matchup.  This time, against Indiana State at Memorial Stadium, a team they lost to at the same place […] READ MORE


Penguins Lose To Leathernecks in Conference Opener

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With the bye week, the Youngstown State football team was able to rest up, get some rehab, get into the weight room and have an extra week to prepare for the Western Illinois Leathernecks.  In the Spring, the Penguins were up big, but a costly kick and punt return gave the Leathernecks the momentum, winning […] READ MORE


YSU Falls To Michigan State 42-14, Falls 3-0 in All-Time Series

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For the first time since 2013, the Youngstown State Penguins under head coach Doug Phillips would head to East Lansing and Spartan Stadium to take on the Michigan State Spartans and head coach Mel Tucker.   The first meeting between the two was back in 2011 with familiar faces in Kirk Cousins and Le’Veon Bell beating […] READ MORE


YSU Preview Against Michigan State

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We will be taking a look at the YSU preview against Michigan State in a moment. First, we want to take a quick look back at week one. Recapping Week One’s 44-41 OT win against Incarnate Word After a thrilling overtime victory in Thursday’s home opener against Incarnate Word, the Youngstown State football team is […] READ MORE


Youngstown State Gets First Win of the Season

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Youngstown State Gets First Win of the Season, First, win for Doug Phillips. There was wondering when the first win would come for head coach Doug Phillips.  Over the last two weeks, the Penguins had the lead in the later quarters, only to end up losing it.  This time, they would host the South Dakota […] READ MORE


YSU Look Back To 2006

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So the last throwback games that we covered for Youngstown State were the 1994 and 2012 games against Boise State and Pitt.  This time, the game that we take a look at is the first round of the 2006 FCS playoffs when the Penguins took on the Dukes. YSU Look Back To 2006 1st Quarter […] READ MORE


YSU’s 2012 Win Over Pitt; A Look Back

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The Eric Wolford era at Youngstown State from 2010 to 2014 was very up and down.  They did have Kurt Hess, who was one of the best quarterbacks at YSU. The defense often struggled. Yet, there was a special moment to come. We take a walk down memory lane with YSU’s 2012 Win Over Pitt. […] READ MORE