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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....

Garoppolo throws 3 TDs, 49ers roll over Bengals 41-17

Sep. 15, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The ice cream was sweet, the Holiday Inn was quiet, the bonding time was plentiful. The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed their weeklong stay in Youngtown, Ohio, which got them ready for their final stop on the way home. Cincinnati provided a most hospitable layover. A 41-17 victory over the...

Defense helps Youngstown State beat Duquesne 34-14

Sep. 14, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Nathan Mays threw for 131 yards and ran for 63 yards and a score and the defense played a major role in Youngstown State's 34-14 win over Duquesne on Saturday. The Penguins (3-0) forced three Duquesne turnovers, converting two of them into scores. A pair of quick touchdown runs by...

Richard Sherman, 49ers enjoying stay at Youngstown State

Sep. 12, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Richard Sherman wasn't overly enthused when he learned the San Francisco 49ers were spending an entire week in Ohio. Four days into their stay, the four-time Pro Bowl cornerback is singing a different tune. "My kids keep telling me they're mad that I left them in Santa Clara...

49ers' travel log: Holiday Inn, ice cream and Bengals

Sep. 12, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — After practicing on a college soccer field, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo headed for a nearby ice cream store to order one of his favorites: cookies and cream in a waffle cone. Then it was back to the Holiday Inn that was the San Francisco 49ers' home base for their week in Ohio....

49ers rookie Nick Bosa misses practice with sore ankle

Sep. 11, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — San Francisco rookie Nick Bosa continues to be hindered by a high right ankle sprain that forced him to miss the entire preseason. The No. 2 overall pick from Ohio State did not practice Wednesday as the 49ers began their three-day stay on the campus of Youngstown State. Bosa played...

Youngstown State rolls over Howard 54-28

Sep. 7, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Nathan Mays threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, Joe Alessi rushed for two scores and Youngstown State amassed 640 total yards of offense in beating Howard 54-28 on Saturday for its second straight win. It was Youngstown State's sixth-most total yards in school history...

Unusual deal keeps a shrinking city's newspaper going

Aug. 26, 2019 6:05 AM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — When readers pick up Sunday's edition of The Vindicator, the newspaper will be emblazoned with its familiar masthead, but it won't be the Vindicator that has published news from Youngstown, Mahoning County and beyond for the past 150 years. The paper will be published and produced...

Man facing new charges over threats against federal agents

Aug. 21, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of making an online threat against federal agents and voicing support for mass shootings has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Justin Olsen of Boardman was indicted on charges of threatening to assault federal law enforcement officers and making interstate...

Man, 20, pleads not guilty in Jewish center video threat

Aug. 19, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old man pleaded not guilty Monday to threatening a Jewish community center in a video that authorities say showed him shooting a semi-automatic rifle. A judge near Youngstown set bond at $250,000 for James Reardon, ordered a mental health evaluation and told him to stay...