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US Rep. Tim Ryan, former presidential contender, backs Biden

Nov. 13, 2019 12:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman who recently ended his own White House bid has endorsed Joe Biden for president. Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s backing was announced by the Biden campaign Wednesday. It could provide a pivotal boost for the former vice president in the blue-collar...

Quisneberry leads Youngstown St. over Thiel College 101-53

Nov. 5, 2019 11:07 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Darius Quisneberry had 16 points to lead six Youngstown State players in double figures as the Penguins rolled past Thiel College 101-53 on Tuesday night. Donel Cathcart III and Jamir Thomas added 13 points apiece off the bench for the Penguins. Michael Akuchie and Garrett Covington...

Lance, North Dakota State beat Youngstown State 56-17

Nov. 2, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Trey Lance threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and North Dakota State beat Youngstown State 56-17 on Saturday night to extend its win streak to 30 games. Lance went 7 of 9 for 160 yards with no interceptions and Kobe Johnson scored on a 94-yard kickoff return and a...

Mays, Alessi lead Youngstown State to lopsided victory

Oct. 26, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Nathan Mays completed just 10 passes but four of them went for touchdowns and Joe Alessi ran for 156 yards and two scores as Youngstown State roughed up Western Illinois 59-14 on Saturday. Alessi raced 44 yards for a score to give the Penguins (5-3, 1-3 Missouri Valley Football...

Gibbs, South Dakota State beat Youngstown State 38-28

Oct. 12, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — J'Bore Gibbs threw for a touchdown and ran for two more and South Dakota State beat Youngstown State 38-28 on Saturday night in a battle between two of the top teams in the Football Championship Subdivision. Gibbs completed 14 of 26 passes for 210 yards and had 12 carries for 75...

6 plead guilty in $48M drug treatment fraud scheme

Oct. 5, 2019 11:09 AM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say six people have pleaded guilty to charges involving a $48 million Medicaid fraud scheme involving an Ohio addiction services company. Among those who entered pleas Friday in Youngstown was 39-year-old Ryan Sheridan, of Leetonia, the owner of Braking Point...

Youngstown State breezes to 45-10 victory over Robert Morris

Sep. 28, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Joe Alessi had a 43-yard touchdown run and finished with 146 yards on 14 carries and Nathan Mays threw a TD pass and ran for two scores to propel Youngstown State to a 45-10 victory over Robert Morris on Saturday. Robert Morris took a 7-0 lead on its second possession of the game,...

Allen's 1-yd TD lifts Duquesne to a 35-31 win over Dayton

Sep. 21, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Mark Allen capped a 10-play, 75-yard drive with a 1-yard dive to lift Duquesne past Dayton, 35-31 in a nonconference contest Saturday afternoon. The Dukes (2-1) won their fourth straight over the Flyers and split back-to-back games in Ohio, falling to Youngstown State, 34-14 last week....