LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An effective combination of punishing defense and Will Levis' arm helped quell any concerns about No. 9 Kentucky letting down after a big victory.
Levis accounted for three touchdowns, Kavosiey Smoke ran for a score and the Wildcats shook off a slow start to shut out Youngstown State 31-0 on Saturday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s euphoria after a big victory and lofty ranking has given way to trying to improve multiple phases.
The No. 9 Wildcats (2-0) hope a two-week stretch of non-conference games help their development, though Saturday’s inaugural meeting against Youngstown State poses an interesting challenge.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Demeatric Crenshaw tied a school record with five touchdown passes and Youngstown State finished with a program-high six through the air in beating Dayton 49-16 on Saturday.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Jaleel McLaughlin scored three times and ran for 203 yards on 20 carries and Youngstown State held control most of the way in a 31-14 win against Duquesne in the season opener for the Penguins on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to take up a fired college bookstore employee's battle for his job, likely ending the Ohioan's yearslong saga.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard began the offseason by upgrading the defense.
He never lost sight of the more pressing need: finding offensive playmakers.
Bob Babich, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame who played linebacker in the NFL for the Chargers and Browns, has died. He was 74.
Babich died April 3 at his home in Clairemont, California.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judicial panel declined Tuesday to grant an order temporarily blocking certification of 2022 U.S. House races that have gone forward in Ohio under a disputed congressional map.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Cohill had 28 points as Youngstown State edged past Morgan State 70-65 in the first round of The Basketball Classic on Wednesday night.
Tevin Olison had 12 points for Youngstown State (19-14).
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Kahliel Spear had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead five Robert Morris players in double figures as the Colonials narrowly defeated Youngstown State 77-73 in the first round of the Horizon League tournament on Tuesday night.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile had 29 points and Tanner Holden added 27 points as Wright State topped Youngstown State 84-71 on Thursday night.
Trey Calvin had six rebounds and six assists, and Tim Finke added seven rebounds for Wright State (17-13, 14-7 Horizon League).
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Michael Akuchie had 21 points and 13 rebounds as Youngstown State defeated IUPUI 74-61 on Saturday.
Dwayne Cohill had 19 points for Youngstown State (18-11, 12-7 Horizon League).
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Cohill had a career-high 31 points as Youngstown State beat Illinois-Chicago 88-79 on Thursday night.
Cohill shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers and was 13 for 15 from the line.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Kahliel Spear scored 27 points to lead four in double figures and Robert Morris defeated Youngstown State 73-68 on Sunday.
Spear had a near-perfect shooting game, making 10 of 11 from the field, all three of his 3-pointers, and 4 of 5 free throws.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fired college bookstore employee in Ohio has lost another round in the battle for his job, a blow that may end the yearslong saga.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Betty Brown Jagnow, the publisher of The Vindicator in Youngstown for 38 years and a paper employee for a total of 71 years, died Feb. 4 . She was 92. Her son, Mark Brown, the paper’s former general manager, confirmed her death.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Individuals could sue social media giants like Facebook and Twitter for allegedly discriminating against a particular viewpoint and collect damages if the charges are upheld, under proposed GOP Ohio legislation.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Michael Akuchie scored a career-high 33 points to propel Youngstown State to an 86-72 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday.
Akuchie buried 10 of 17 shots from the floor, including 6 of 10 from 3-point range, for the Penguins (12-10, 6-6 Horizon League).
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Cohill had 25 points, Michael Akuchie scored 19 and Youngstown State beat Wright State 90-87 on Saturday night to snap the Raiders' seven-game win streak.
Shemar Rathan-Mayes added 15 points for Youngstown State (10-8, 4-4).
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Tevin Olison scored 21 points on 8-for-12 shooting and Dwayne Cohill scored 20 and Youngstown State beat Central Michigan 84-77 on Wednesday night.
Olison's 3-pointer four minutes in gave the Penguins (5-3) a 12-10 lead and they never trailed again.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Cam Miller threw for two touchdowns, TaMerik Williams ran for two scores and North Dakota State beat Youngstown State 49-17 on Saturday to clinch at least a share of its 10th Missouri Valley Football Conference championship.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Pierre Strong rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns and South Dakota State cruised past Youngstown State 47-16 on Saturday.
The Jackrabbits (6-2, 3-2 Missouri Valley Football Conference), ranked No.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Jaleel McLaughlin ran for two late touchdowns, a 22-yard burst up the middle and a 60-yard dash and Youngstown State handed Missouri State its first Missouri Valley Conference loss, 41-33 on Saturday.
Foxconn Technology Group, the world’s largest electronics maker, has a deal to buy a huge auto assembly plant in Ohio from startup electric truck maker Lordstown Motors, the companies announced Thursday.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Connor Sampson threw four touchdown passes and Mason Laramie kicked a 20-yard field goal as time expired to cap a rally from a 28-point deficit and Western Illinois stunned Youngstown State 38-35 in a Missouri Valley Conference opener on Saturday night.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kenneth Walker III took a peek in the rear-view mirror on his first Michigan State carry last Friday, a 75-yard touchdown dash at Northwestern.
But the Wake Forest transfer is done looking back at a nation’s-best, 264-yard, four-touchdown rushing performance in a 38-21 win over the defending Big Ten West Division champion Wildcats.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A retired FBI agent and Ohio native was named as Columbus' new public safety director on Friday
Robert Clark was one of 34 applicants for Columbus police chief and, according to Ginther, the lone candidate for the safety director post, The Columbus Dispatch reported.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Colten McFadden kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired in regulation then converted from 27 yards out in overtime to give Youngstown State a 44-41 win over Incarnate Word in the season opener on Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fired college bookstore employee in Ohio continued the yearslong battle for his job Wednesday in appellate court, where judges vigorously questioned both sides on details of the convoluted case.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prison system is piloting the use of body worn cameras for guards and parole officers in an effort to both reduce assaults on staff and improve staff accountability, the agency director said.
At least three people were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting Sunday outside a bar in Youngstown, Ohio, police said.
Chief Carl Davis of the Youngstown police department said gunfire was reported shortly after 2 a.m.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former mob boss whose criminal enterprise helped earn Youngstown the name “Crimetown U.S.A” before turning federal witness has died at age 90.
The funeral home handling arrangements on Thursday confirmed Lenine “Lenny” Strollo's death.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The failure of an Ohio-based electric truck startup to pay $570,000 in real estate taxes due in early March is yet another troubling sign for a company that has been barraged by bad news this year...
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) —
In Youngstown, Ohio, a large portrait of St. Therese of Lisieux, a French Catholic Discalced Carmelite nun, hung in the bedroom of Joseph and Mary Tokasz Ferenchak...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andre Brady loved his job as a sales manager at the Youngstown State University bookstore...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State football on Tuesday was placed on probation for two years and hit with recruiting sanctions by the NCAA after the school and the association agreed several rules violations were committed under former head coach Bo Pelini.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A shareholder lawsuit was filed Thursday against an electric truck startup company claiming it has defrauded investors by making spurious claims about the number of preordered trucks and the progress it has made in starting production at a former General Motors plant in Ohio...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A new electric vehicle maker wants Ohio to allow the company to directly sell its trucks to customers as it looks to begin full production later this year...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Black owner of 14 McDonald's franchises says the company has shown more favorable treatment to white owners and denied him the opportunity to buy restaurants in more affluent communities, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Youngstown...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A fledgling electric vehicle maker in Ohio expects to complete the prototypes of its new pickup truck in March and remains on target to start full production in the fall, the company said Thursday...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — JayQuan McCloud 13 of his 23 points in the lst five minutes to lead six players in double figures and Green Bay outscored Youngstown State 102-92 on Thursday night.
Kameron Hankerson had 17 points and seven assists for the Phoenix (15-15, 10-7 Horizon League) and Amari Davis added 15 points and eight rebounds.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Nathaniel Jones, a former federal judge who served for more than two decades on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as general counsel for the NAACP, has died...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — General Motors will build a new electric battery cell factory in Ohio next to the site of a former assembly plant it shut down last year...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for sending an online message to a suburban Cleveland high school student in 2018 about a shooting he warned would occur the next day...
The day Youngstown's steel mills began shutting down 40 years ago remains fresh in the minds of those who live in the blue-collar corner of Ohio...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year...
LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Members of Ohio's congressional delegation came away with few answers after meeting with the head of General Motors about the future of its shuttered assembly plant near Youngstown...
East Cleveland schools have uphill climb to block state takeover
CLEVELAND, Ohio - East Cleveland school officials and lawyers make it sound like they have a clear case to block the state from asserting control over the district after years of poor grades on state report cards.