2018 Youngstown State Football News

  • Veteran Players Wrap Up Impressive Careers at Youngstown State
    December 03, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team finished with a 4-7 overall mark while posting a 3-5 record in Missouri Valley Football Conference play in 2018. The Penguins earned wins over UNI, Southern Illinois, South Dakota and Valparaiso during the year and played three FCS playoff teams and West Virginia, who finished third in the Big 12 Conference.
  • Dellovade, Hrynkiewicz Represent YSU on MVFC All-Academic Team
    November 28, 2018
    Senior linebacker Armand Dellovade and senior center Vitas Hrynkiewicz were named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference's All-Academic team, the league announced on Wednesday.
  • Three Penguins Garner MVFC All-Newcomer Honors
    November 27, 2018
    Youngstown State placed three players on the Missouri Valley Football Conference's 2018 All-Newcomer Team, the league announced on Tuesday.
  • Three Named First-Team All-MVFC; Nine Penguins Honored
    November 26, 2018
    Youngstown State seniors Tevin McCaster, Gavin Wiggins and Steven Wethli were named first-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference, the league announced on Monday. A total of nine Penguins received honors, with three more on the second team while three more were named honorable mention.
  • Penguins Drop Season Finale At Illinois State
    November 17, 2018
    Normal, Ill. - The Youngstown State football team suffered a tough 35-28 setback to Illinois State on a cool and rainy Saturday afternoon at Hancock Stadium.
  • Penguins Play Final Road Contest at Illinois State
    November 13, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays its final contest of the season at Illinois State on Saturday. Kickoff at Hancock Stadium is set for 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central time. The game is available on WBCB TV, ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Gavin Wiggins Earns MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week Honors
    November 12, 2018
    Youngstown State senior offensive lineman Gavin Wiggins was named the MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against UNI this past Saturday.
  • Seniors Shine in Final Home Game as Penguins Defeat Northern Iowa 31-10
    November 10, 2018
    The Penguins' defense forced two turnovers and held the Panthers' offense to 192 total yards, as the Youngstown State football team defeated Northern Iowa 31-10 on Senior Day from Stambaugh Stadium. Today's win is the largest margin of victory over UNI since 1979. 
  • GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Panthers | Nov. 10
    November 08, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays host to UNI at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday afternoon. A special part of the contest is the recognition of the 2018 YSU Football seniors prior to the game. Kickoff for the contest is set for 12:04 p.m.
  • Penguins Host UNI on Senior Day This Saturday
    November 06, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays its final home game of the season against No. 22 UNI on Saturday. Kickoff at Stambaugh Stadium is set for Noon. The game is available on ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Penguins Come Up Short After Hard-Fought Battle With No. 1 North Dakota State
    November 03, 2018
    Fargo, N.D. - The Youngstown State football team lost a hard-fought game to No. 1 North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon from the Fargodome. Ten fourth quarter points from NDSU helped the Bison defeat the Penguins 17-7.
  • Penguins Set to Visit Top-Ranked North Dakota State
    October 30, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team opens November with a road tilt at No. 1 North Dakota State this Saturday at the Fargodome. Kickoff for the contest between the Penguins and the Bison is set for 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time/2:30 p.m. Central time.
  • Penguins Fall to Indiana State at Stambaugh Stadium
    October 27, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team was defeated 43-17 by Indiana State on Saturday afternoon at Stambaugh Stadium.
  • GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Sycamores | Oct. 27
    October 25, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays host to Indiana State at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday afternoon. A special part of the contest is the recognition of the the 2018 YSU Athletics Hall of Fame class. Kickoff for the contest is set for 2:04 p.m. A full morning of activities is planned leading up to the game.
  • Penguins Look For Second Straight Win Against Indiana State on Saturday
    October 24, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team looks to build on the momentum of their best performance of the season when they play host to Indiana State on Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium. Kickoff for the contest between the Penguins and the Sycamores is set for 2 p.m. The game is available on ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • YSU Announces Ticket Promotions For Indiana State Football Game
    October 22, 2018
    The Youngstown State University Department of Athletics has teamed up with 7 17 Credit Union and Mr. Rooter to offer area fans two tickets specials for this Saturday's home football game against Indiana State.
  • GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Coyotes | Oct. 20
    October 17, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays host to South Dakota at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday night. A special part of the evening is the recognition of the 25th Anniversary of the 1993 National Championship team. Kickoff for the contest is set for 6:04 p.m. A full day of activities is planned leading up to the game.
  • Penguins Open Two-Game Homestand Against South Dakota
    October 16, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team returns home to take on South Dakota at Stambaugh Stadium. Kickoff for the contest between the Penguins and Coyotes is set for 6 p.m. The game is available on ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Penguins Fall Short at Second-Ranked South Dakota State
    October 13, 2018
    Brookings, S.D. - The Youngstown State football team dropped a 29-7 decision to second-ranked South Dakota State on Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.
  • Penguins Set to Visit Second-Ranked South Dakota State
    October 09, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team heads back on the road making a visit to No. 2 South Dakota State on Saturday. Kickoff for the contest between the Penguins and Jackrabbits is set for 3 p.m. Eastern/2 p.m. Central at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.
  • Kennedy's Late Field Goal Lifts Penguins Past Southern Illinois, 17-14
    October 06, 2018
    Senior kicker Zak Kennedy converted a 34-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in the game to give the Youngstown State football team a 17-14 victory over Southern Illinois on homecoming on Saturday evening from Stambaugh Stadium. 
  • HOMECOMING GAMEDAY SCHEDULE: Penguins vs. Salukis | Oct. 6
    October 04, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team plays host to Southern Illinois at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday night in the Penguins' annual Homecoming Game. Kickoff for the contest is set for 6:04 p.m. A full day of activities is planned leading up to the game.
  • Penguins Get Set to Host Southern Illinois on Homecoming
    October 02, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team returns to Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday to take on Southern Illinois. The annual Homecoming contest will kick off at 6 p.m. The game is available on ESPN+, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • Montgomery VanGorder Named MVFC Newcomer of the Week
    September 30, 2018
    Youngstown State senior quarterback Montgomery VanGorder was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference's Newcomer of the Week, the league announced on Sunday.
  • Armand Dellovade Named William V. Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
    September 25, 2018
    Irving, Texas – Recognizing one of the most impressive groups of scholar-athletes in the history of college football, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) proudly announced today the 179 semifinalists for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy.
  • Penguins Will Play Samford in 2019 Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff
    September 25, 2018
    Montgomery, Ala. - Youngstown State will play Samford to open the 2019 college football season at the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff on Saturday, Aug. 24 at the historic Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Ala. The kickoff time will be announced at a later date by ESPN.
  • Penguins Open MVFC Play With Key Contest at Western Illinois
    September 25, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team visits Western Illinois on Saturday in the Missouri Valley Football Conference opener for both teams. Kickoff at Hanson Field is set for 4:04 p.m. Eastern time/3:04 p.m. Central time. The game is available on ESPN3, WKBN 570 AM and iHeartRadio.
  • All-Conference Ticket Package Available For Final Four Home Football Games
    September 18, 2018
    The Youngstown State Athletic Ticket Office is now selling an "All-Conference Ticket Package" that gives football fans a tremendous opportunity to support the Penguins as they play four Missouri Valley Football Conference games at Stambaugh Stadium.
  • McCaster, VanGorder Lead YSU in 42-7 Win Over Valparaiso
    September 15, 2018
    The Youngstown State football team racked up 465 yards in total offense and defeated Valparaiso 35-7 on Saturday afternoon from Stambaugh Stadium to secure their first win of the season.
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