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May 1

Athletics

WSYX Ch. 6 TV Columbus: OSU Associate AD Steve Snapp’s Comeback From Medical Ordeal

 

Baseball

Michigan series this weekend

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

Ohio State’s arch rival from the north comes to play this weekend, and this time it will take place on the baseball diamond. No matter the sport,

 

Buckeyes serious about Michigan visit Columbus Dispatch – The sunny disposition that is Justin Miller’s trademark suddenly turned cloudy and cold when the subject of Ohio State-Michigan baseball was broached. The Buckeyes have dominated the Wolverines recently in football and basketball but have struggled on the diamond.

 

 Watch all three games of the Michigan series LIVE on Big Ten Network (7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday)

 

The teammate game – Kovanda and Dew on Palestra.net:

 

 

Men’s Track and Field

Sprinter on course for big finish Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State senior sprinter Matt Comer could see the finish line approaching — and the mere sight of it raised his level of anxiety.

Whalen looks for improvement at Jesse Owens Classic

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

The Jesse Owens Track Classic at Ohio State is a big deal. The national meet is coming to rival major meets such as the Drake Relays, drawing some of the

 

 

 

Women’s Track and Field

Competing at home adds extra incentive

OSU – The Lantern – ‎11 hours ago‎

The Ohio State women’s track and field team will be competing in front of a home crowd this weekend. In their first home meet of the season, the Buckeyes

 

 

 

Football

Spielman tops list for football hall

Akron Beacon Journal – ‎6 hours ago‎

Former Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman is one of 16 players and two coaches who were elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, the National

 

 

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Ohio State’s Spielman among Hall of Fame winners

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎11 hours ago‎

AP (AP) NEW YORK (AP) ? Ohio State linebacker and two-time All-American Chris Spielman is among the players and coaches selected to the College Football

 

Spielman elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Columbus Dispatch – ‎19 hours ago‎

By Ken Gordon Former Ohio State linebacker Chris Spielman is one of 16 players and two coaches who were elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, Spielman turns emotional over spot in hall of fame

 

NFF Announces 2009 Football Bowl Subdivision College Football Hall … GlobeNewsWire

Chris Spielman elected to College Football Hall of Fame

Canton Repository – ‎14 hours ago‎

Spielman, arguably the best linebacker to ever wear an Ohio State uniform, is now a college football hall of famer. Spielman will be inducted into the

 

Former Lions Spielman, Swilling elected to College Football Hall …

Detroit Free Press – ‎17 hours ago‎

Former Lions linebackers Chris Spielman (Ohio State) and Pat Swilling (Georgia Tech) are among 16 players elected today to the College Football Hall of Fame

 

Spielman To Hall Of Fame NBC4i.com

 

Cardinals introduce Beanie Wells

KTAR.com – ‎9 hours ago‎

Ohio State uses a quarterly system and will therefore keep Wells and other Buckeyes away from their NFL teams longer than some other rookies. Cards’ Wells returns to Valley as pro AZ Central.com

 

Insider Scouting Report: Brian Robiskie

The Orange and Brown Report – ‎11 hours ago‎

Robiskie was used mostly on special teams during his first year at Ohio State, playing in all twelve contests. On his only reception for the season,

 

Pete Johnson ‘pays forward’ with YMCA

Marion Star – ‎2 hours ago‎

The Marion Star May 1, 2009 MARION – It has been more than three decades since former Ohio State fullback Pete Johnson has pulled on a Buckeye jersey.

 

 

Offensive line decisions should come sooner …

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎20 hours ago‎

Three candidates on Ohio State’s offensive line – Jim Cordle, Bryant Browning and Mike Brewster – started for the Buckeyes last season, while Justin Boren

If asked, Cordle’s choice would be center The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

Where does Shugarts fit into the line? The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

 

Rowing

Buckeyes to host Big Ten regatta

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

The Ohio State rowing team will host the 2009 Big Ten Championships this Saturday at the Griggs Reservoir on the Scioto River. The team is ranked seventh in the country

 

 

Leading The WayBigTen.org – Erika Benford helps keep Ohio State’s top boat on track

 

 

Men’s Volleyball

Ball State men’s volleyball lives to fight another day

Muncie Star Press – ‎6 hours ago‎

Ohio State beat Ball State in five sets in each of their regular-season matches and swept the Cardinals in the 2008 MIVA final. “Last year they annihilated

 

 

Softball

Big Ten fate on line vs. Ohio State

Daily Northwestern – ‎7 hours ago‎

11 Ohio State this weekend. Drohan said the field means something more to the seniors because they have witnessed its renovations over the past three years.

 

 

Men’s Golf

Coach confident in Hoag heading into Big Tens

OSU – The Lantern – ‎11 hours ago‎

For the final time in his 36-year career, men’s golf coach Jim Brown will lead his Buckeyes into the Big Ten Championship. Ohio State will travel to Happy

 

 

Men’s Lacrosse

Pressure on OSU to win GWLL tourney, make NCAAs

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

3 Notre Dame in front of a record-breaking crowd Saturday, the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team has one last chance to create a winning season.

 

Hudson (Ohio) Doesn’t Mind Being a Target

LaxPower – ‎12 hours ago‎

“Having a major college program like Ohio State in your backyard is a key,” said Blue, who played for the Buckeyes during college.

 

 

Women’s Lacrosse

PSU faces OSU in the conference playoffs

The Daily Collegian Online – ‎4 hours ago‎

Jen Steadman scores against Lehigh as Marisa Lozano looks on. The Lions face OSU at home today for the second time in three weeks.

 

Bucks looking for revenge against Lions at ALC …

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

The women’s lacrosse team ended its regular season on a bad note, losing four of the last six games. Even with the bitter ending, though, OSU had its best

 

 

Synchronized Swimming

Ohio State coach to lead national squad

OSU – The Lantern – ‎12 hours ago‎

Ohio State synchronized swimming coach Linda Lichter-Witter has been named the head coach of the United States national team. The national team is composed

 

 

Men’s Basketball

NBA tells Brownsburg’s Titus to get his name out of its draft Indianapolis Star

Mark Titus/Club Trillion on Wall to Wall SportsCleveland Plain Dealer Mark Titus is probably the most popular bench warmer in college basketball. Titus is a member of the Ohio State basketball team. He is so popular that his blog, clubtrillion.blogspot.com, recently reached one million hits. Titus, however, is not popular with the NBA. As a gag, he sent a letter to the NBA about his intentions to entry the NBA Draft. But the NBA wasn’t laughing.

An updated lookahead to 2009-10

Washington Times – ‎21 hours ago‎

Ohio State:Evan Turner’s return helps the Buckeyes, who should be better in 3 AO (After Oden). 24. UCLA (Jrue Holliday): Probably a little low,

 

 

Women’s Basketball

Hidden Gems want to prove their precious mettle

Delaware News – ‎16 hours ago‎

Debbie Merrill, who played at the University of Cincinnati and Ohio State University may have the squad’s best college resume. “She averaged 10.6 rebounds

April 30

 

Men’s Volleyball

Brothers in arms

Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State’s Mik Berzins will see a familiar face across the net tonight in a key men’s volleyball match against Loyola Chicago.

Also: Brotherly love … and war

Conference tourney begins

OSU – The Lantern – ‎10 hours ago‎

In a bid to defend their title as champions, the Ohio State men’s volleyball team will face Loyola-Chicago tonight at 7 pm in a semifinal match at St. John

 

Track and Field

Lions look at weekend to get used to track

The Daily Collegian Online 

By Tom Copain One long, enormous grandstand sits on the East Side of the Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. It looms like a great wall over the

 

Bucks host Jesse Owens Classic

U Weekly – ‎Apr 29, 2009‎

By Jason Cocca It’s full-blown springtime and that means it’s track time. The world’s strongest and fastest athletes are tuning up for the Track and Field

 

Prestigious Jesse Owens Classic on tap for Men’s Track and Field

Central Michigan University Chippewas – ‎Apr 29, 2009‎

MOUNT PLEASANT With the Mid-American Conference Outdoor Championships a mere two weeks away, the Central Michigan men’s track and field team steps up its

 

Baseball

Making early nominations for this year’s All-AmericansUSA Today Top talents on the edge have time to make a late surge, but here are our nominations for first-team All-America honors. Starting pitcher Alex Wimmers, Ohio State: The Buckeyes sophomore is 7-1 with a 3.14 ERA and three complete games in 11 starts. He has fanned 89 in 712/3 innings and held hitters to a .211 average.

Ohio State beats Akron, readies for Michigan
Columbus Dispatch – The Ohio State baseball team tuned up for a weekend series against Michigan by beating Akron 7-3 behind the three-RBI performances of Michael Stephens and Dan Burkhart.

 

Bullpen back in gear

OSU – The Lantern – ‎10 hours ago‎

Ohio State baseball coach Bob Todd was pleased to see his bullpen hold Akron batters to one run in the Buckeyes’ 7-3 win Wednesday. …

 

Baseball Bucks keep on rolling

U Weekly – ‎Apr 29, 2009‎

The Ohio State Buckeyes baseball team slipped for a moment this week, but recovered this weekend to take a series in the conference to stay …

 

Football

 

The presence of Cameron Heyward

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com 

by Doug Lesmerises apcameron Heyward was a late, but major, addition to the 2007 Ohio State recruiting class. Cameron Heyward is one of the most important …

 

Big Ten Teams Aren’t Hiding From the SECWall Street Journal Alabama and Penn State are set to play a home-and-home series in 2010 and 2011 and Ohio State and Tennessee have one set for 2018 and 2019.

OSU’s linebacker roles up for grabs

Toledo Blade – ‎22 hours ago‎

By MATT MARKEY COLUMBUS – If you play tight end or safety at Ohio State there are certain performance expectations, but not everyone always remembers your …

 

Filling the hole at left tackle

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com 

Now that spring practice is complete, I’ll have five thoughts on each Ohio State position group this week: receivers, defensive line,

 

Consistent pressure from everywhere

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com 

remember Vernon Gholston doing stuff like this? Pretty good. But Ohio State can do even better. Four sacks from three guys is better

 

New alignments on the defensive line

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎20 hours ago‎

I’m not going to pretend I’m an expert on everything about defensive line play. But the Buckeyes in their base defense were showing more

 

Men’s Lacrosse

College lacrosse tourney returning to Seaholm

Mirror – ‎2 hours ago‎

Denver and Ohio State gained at-large qualifying berths. The Fighting Irish and Buckeyes each won their first-round NCAA tournament games before falling in …

 

Athletics

OSU official addresses TU students during final examTiffin Advertiser-Tribune  … the biggest perk for Miechelle Willis, senior associate athletics director for Ohio State, is working with student-athletes. An official can be such a part of their lives, she said. “You pull for them,” she said. More than 75 students in Tiffin University’s introduction to sports and recreation management were to prepare questions to ask Willis as part of their final exam Wednesday.

 

 

April 29

Baseball

Fort Frye Grad Shines for Ohio State

Marietta Register Online – ‎13 hours ago‎

Now, well into his second season at The Ohio State University, Tyler Engle,  the Beverly Fort Frye alumnus, is making a name for himself with the red-hot Buckeyes, …

 

Miller breaks out amidst senior slump OSU Lantern – The baseball team will play the Akron Zips in the first of four games at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at Bill Davis Stadium.

 

Softball

Historic ranking for OSU OSU Lantern

Ohio State sweeps away Oakland

Mirror – ‎9 hours ago‎

12-ranked Ohio State. Playing on the friendly confines of New Buckeye Field, the host Buckeyes (38-7) cruised to an 11-3 victory in game one and followed …

 

 

Men’s Basketball

Ohio State men’s basketball: Assistant Boals is known as ‘rugged’

Columbus Dispatch – ‎3 hours ago‎

By Bob Baptist The first impression Jeff Boals made on Thad Matta was lasting. Boals was a senior at Ohio University in 1995 playing with a ton of heart on

 

  Watch video of Jeff Boals and Thad Matta at Tuesday’s press conference above.  

Former University of Akron men’s basketball assistant Jeff Boals …

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎4 hours ago‎

Columbus — When Thad Matta called Akron associate head basketball coach Jeff Boals 17 days ago and talked about a job, Boals was shocked. Why?

 

Former Herd Coach Joins OSU WOWK

 

Football

Commentary: Pryor’s swagger will benefit Bucks

OSU – The Lantern – ‎11 hours ago‎

Ohio State football might finally have that confidence, that edge and that tenacity. While all of the talk about the SEC’s superiority in college football

 

Laurinaitis expected to step in as starter

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch confirms that second-rounder James Laurinaitis is expected to start at middle linebacker. Last year’s starter Chris Draft was an

 

Ohio State sports morning news roundup

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎22 hours ago‎

by Starting Blocks, The Plain Dealer End of spring season: The Columbus Dispatch took an in-depth look at the Buckeyes and how things could look for OSU

 

Klein finding his niche on Ohio State defense

The Morning Journal – ‎7 hours ago‎

Since accepting the head coaching position at Ohio State, Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel has encouraged a significant number of incoming recruits to secure the

 

Commentary: Until fall, BCS math seems easy: Win ’em all

Columbus Dispatch – ‎3 hours ago‎

But just to make things interesting, let’s say that the Buckeyes beat Southern California in Ohio Stadium on Sept. 12. Ohio State has mostly dominated the …

 

  

Men’s Track and Field

Men’s Track: 4×400 relay finishes second OSU Lantern

 

Men’s Tennis

NCAA releases tennis tourney brackets BigTenNetwork.com

 

Women’s Tennis

Wildcats Face Ohio State in NCAA First Round; Head to Northwestern

UKAthletics – ‎14 hours ago‎

The Wildcats had a close call with the Buckeyes as they defeated Ohio State 4-3 in Lexington with a third set win on court five by freshman Caroline Lilley.

 

Men’s Lacrosse 

 

GWLL Swan Song Underscores Missing Link Lacrosse Magazine Online

 

 

April 28

 

Campus

  • CNBC’s “Mad’ man Cramer: “Buy Ohio State, sell Michigan” OSU Lantern – It was clear that Cramer knew his audience, at times shouting “O-H” and agreeing with one student’s recommendation to “buy Ohio State, sell Michigan.” Cramer called OSU “one of the greatest universities in the country,” both academically and athletically.

Women’s Golf

  • Buckeyes finish third at Big Ten championships
    OSU – The Lantern – Columbus,OH,USA
    The seniors on the Ohio State women’s golf team wanted to finish their career with a Big Ten ring. Unfortunately, the Buckeyes could not deliver,

Football

  • Jenna Gonzalez on the NFL draft from a parent perspective – WKYC.com Cleveland – Jenna Gonzalez knows a lot about the excitement of the NFL draft — her son Anthony Gonzalez was a first-round draft pick of the Indianapolis Colts out of Ohio State. With the next draft quickly approaching, Jenna tells us what it’s like for the hopeful players and their parents.
  • Bengals will take look at Boeckman on weekend Columbus Dispatch – His heart is with the Cleveland Browns, but Todd Boeckman now hopes to play for his favorite team’s cross-state rival.

 

  • Ohio State’s Tressel speaks at FCA banquet …
    Naples Daily News – Naples,FL,USA
    Ohio State was 10-3 last year and the No. 10 Buckeyes lost, 24-21, against No. 3 Texas in the Fiesta Bowl. The Buckeyes lost 28 seniors and three juniors,
  • NFL draft once again proves Buckeye State a favored source for talent Cleveland Plain Dealer Just when you thought it was safe to open the sports pages without seeing yet another NFL draft story, I bring you Draftapalooza 2009 from a high school football fan’s perspective. I tracked all 256 draftees and the high school from which each graduated. Yes, that’s crazy. No, I don’t have a life and need to get one soon.
  • Also: Toledo Blade: OSU’s Trapasso, Boone sign contracts
  • Also: Chicago Tribune: Big Ten/area players drafted
  • Dayton Daily News | Dayton, Ohio, News and Information
    By cludwig@daytondailynews.com
    The former Ohio State quarterback from St. Henry High School, along with Buckeyes offensive tackle Steve Rehring, have accepted the club’s tryout offer at this weekend’s rookie minicamp, Friday through Sunday, May 1-3.
  • Inside the Beat: Wrapping up OSU’s spring season Columbus Dispatch Any critique of this team should start with the play of quarterback Terrelle Pryor, because he will set the tone in the fall.
  • Dayton Daily News | Dayton, Ohio, News and Information
    By bkollars@coxohio.com
    If you’re wondering about Ohio State Buckeyes who didn’t get their names called in the NFL Draft, here is the latest from OSU’s sports information department: Alex Boone Signed free-agent deal with 49ers
  • Seeking recognition for OSU legend OSU Lantern – Buckeye football was in a phase of mediocrity in the early 1900s. When Chic Harley opted for nearby OSU over Notre Dame, Michigan and Army, the program and the university changed forever.
  • Ohio State’s Tressel speaks of faith
    The News-Press – Fort Myers,FL,USA
    or so free agents – Ohio State is an early pick to be ranked in the Top 10. The Buckeyes have made three straight trips to the Bowl Championship Series,
  • Ohio State Free Agents
    WOWK – Huntington,WV,USA
    COLUMBUS, OH — There are eight Ohio State Buckeyes who did not get drafted in this weekend’s NFL Draft, but are trying to land free agent deals.

 

Wrestling

 

  • Reece Humphrey named OW after capturing Greco-Roman … Chain Ring Sports (press release) – ‎Apr 25, 2009‎ AKRON, Ohio Pick a style of wrestling and Reece Humphrey is excelling at it right now. A 2008 World University silver medalist in freestyle and a 2009

 

  • Ohio State University wrestlers Reece Humphrey, Nikko Triggas win … The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – For a guy who seldom wrestles or trains for Greco-Roman, Ohio State University junior Reece Humphrey proved Friday that he’s an outstanding wrestler at that

Men’s Lacrosse

  • lax4ct.com: In Pursuit of Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse at our …
    By lax4ct
    COLUMBUS, Ohio – In front of an NCAA men’s lacrosse regular-season record crowd of 30192 watched as the Ohio State men’s lacrosse team lost to No. 3 Notre Dame, 14-8, in sunny, warm Ohio Stadium Saturday.Buckeye junior goalie Brandon

Men’s Lacrosse

  • Mullens hard at it prepping for NBAColumbus Dispatch

 

April 25-27 

Football

Pryor, Ohio State draw 95,722 for spring game ESPN.com – There was a lot of yardwork left undone in the Buckeye state on Saturday. A national spring game record crowd of 95,722 came out to enjoy the high temperatures and watch Terrelle Pryor throw two long touchdown passes in 30 seconds, leading the Gray over the Scarlet 23-3 at sun-drenched Ohio Stadium.

Ohio State gets record crowd Newsday

Record Crowd Watches Ohio State Spring Game
WTRF – Wheeling,WV,USA
The scrimmage broke the Ohio State spring game attendance record for the fourth-consecutive season as the Buckeyes concluded their annual spring practice.

Commentary: Record crowd shows hunger for Buckeyes …
Columbus Dispatch – Columbus,OH,USA
More photos from the spring game There were 95722 fans in Ohio Stadium to watch Ohio State’s spring scrimmage yesterday. No kidding. 95722.

Watch OSU spring game – archived on BigTenNetwork.com  

The most popular game in town
The Morning Journal – Lorain,OH,USA
you a little bit of electricity and energy and a little reminder of how much interest there is in Ohio State football,” Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel said.

Die-hard’s dream Columbus Dispatch – 95,722 Buckeye fans get glimpse of fall, but only 1 does so from sideline … Standing on the sidelines with her arms crossed, headphones on and an intense focus on the field, Monika Bajaj certainly looked the part of an Ohio State coach.

Pryor passes: Quarterback shows marked improvement throwing ball Columbus Dispatch

Pryor airs it out in front of record crowd OSU Lantern OSU Lantern – Quarterback Terrelle Pryor answered any questions about his ability to lead the Ohio State offense during Saturday’s Scarlet and Gray game. In front of a national record of 95,722 Buckeye backers, Pryor finished 13-18 for 191 yards in the Gray squad’s 23-3 victory over the Scarlet.

Spitler, Moeller stand out at LB OSU Lantern

Spring Game audio photo slideshow  – OSU Lantern FEATURE PHOTO: Record crowd watches Pryor shine

Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor throws two TDs in spring game victory

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Spring game highlightsCleveland Plain Dealer

5 who had their day in the sun Columbus Dispatch

View from on High Columbus Dispatch

Backs pass replacement test Columbus Dispatch

OSU notebook: Small flashes his big-play ability Columbus Dispatch

No. 17 on the roster, No. 3 on the depth chart: Walk-on Siems gives OSU needed QB depth

ClevelandPlain Dealer

Ohio State junior has seniority
Toledo Blade – Toledo,OH,USA
Hartline opted to leave the Buckeyes a year early to enter the draft. Tickets: $5, covers spring game and men’s lacrosse game (Ohio State vs.

 

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Buckeyes finish tied for second-most draft picks

Cleveland Plain Dealer

Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Wells extend OSU’s run of first-round NFL talent

Cleveland Plain Dealer

 

 

Men’s Tennis

No surprise: Ohio State men win fourth straight tennis tournament BigTenNetwork.com

 

Badgers fall to Ohio State in second round of Big Ten Tournament
University of Wisconsin Badgers – Madison,WI,USA
Buchanan defeated Rassow-Kantor in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3 to give Ohio State a 3-0 lead. The match was then clinched for the Buckeyes as they won the match

Women’s Basketball

For Foster, the key is communication Columbus Dispatch

Men’s Basketball

Turner returning to OSU, mom says Columbus Dispatch

Baseball

OSU scores two in 9th to top Northwestern
Columbus Dispatch – Columbus,OH,USA
By Mark Znidar As the innings clicked off and Ohio State kept leaving runners in scoring position, catcher Dan Burkart was thinking what he and his

Rotation concerns put Todd in a difficult spot Columbus Dispatch

OSU fails to sweep ‘cats OSU Lantern

Softball

OSU pounds Oakland in doubleheader OSU Lantern

Men’s Lacrosse

Record lacrosse crowd sees Bucks fall to ND before Spring Game OSU Lantern

Notre Dame dominates Ohio State, 14-8, in front of …
Inside Lacrosse (press release) – Baltimore,MD,USA
Joel Dalgarno made it 2-0 in favor of the Buckeyes with just over eight minutes remaining in the opening quarter. Ohio State went up by three as

Ohio State Notebook
Canton Repository – Canton,OH,USA
Notre Dame beat Ohio State, 14-8, in a men’s lacrosse match played before the spring game. The loss denied the Buckeyes a share of the Great Western

Read Buckeyes in the News from April 20-24 here.