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May 8

Athletics

Track stars shine in red tights OSU Lantern – In red tights and women’s bathing suits, the Ohio State men’s track team won the annual Buckeyes Got Talent show Wednesday with their performance of “Single Ladies” by Beyonc.

 

 

Men’s Tennis

Big Ten sends 6 men’s teams to NCAA tennis

Big Ten Network – ‎ Six Big Ten teams will compete in the 2009 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championships beginning this weekend with first and second round action taking place

 

Women’s tennis

An edge to rematch Columbus Dispatch

  

Women’s Golf

Buckeyes finish in 10th place, +18 after first round OSU Lantern The women’s golf team wanted to get off to a fast start on day one of the NCAA Central Regional, but the round didn’t go as planned. By the end of their round Thursday, it was apparent that coach Therese Hession wanted her team to have a better opening day….

UCLA on roll, OSU 10th after opening round Columbus Dispatch

 

Men’s Basketball

Commentary: Ohio State penalty isn’t fault of Matta

Columbus Dispatch – ‎The Ohio State men’s basketball program is being docked two scholarships by the NCAA for a deficient Academic Progress Rate score, which one naturally would

 

Baseball

Wimmers to pitch first game against Illinois

OSU – The Lantern – ‎The National Player of the Week and Big Ten Conference Pitcher of the Week, Ohio State’s Alex Wimmers will start the opening match of an important

 

A chip off two old blocks

Columbus Dispatch – ‎Grandpa gets to as many Buckeyes games as he can. “I followed Terry through Little League, high school and Ohio State and now I’m doing the same with Matt (Streng),” …

Big Ten title on line against Buckeyes

Daily Illini – ‎The No. 25 Illini host No. 27 Ohio State this weekend in a three-game series that could decide the conference crown. Illinois (31-14, 14-4 Big Ten) is first

 

Softball

Softball hosts final home series against PSU

OSU – The Lantern – ‎The No. 11 Ohio State softball team returns home for the final series of the year to take on the Penn State Nittany Lions in a doubleheader Saturday at

 

Men’s Volleyball

Buckeyes swept in NCAA semifinal

Columbus Dispatch – ‎By Dan Ryan PROVO, Utah Ohio State had a familiar result last night in its NCAA men’s volleyball tournament semifinal against California-Irvine.

UCI owns Buckeyes

Daily Pilot – ‎VOLLEYBALL: ‘Eaters advance to NCAA final against USC after sweeping Ohio State. By Barry Faulkner PROVO, Utah The UC Irvine men’s volleyball team came to

 

Football

WBNS TV Ch. 10 Columbus: Eddie George Makes Surprise Appearance on Survivor  – Video

Dotting the ‘eye’ … on all things Ohio State

Columbus Dispatch – ‎During a five-minute interview with college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit that can be viewed at ESPN.com, Pryor was explaining how he wants to improve as

Terrelle Pryor: ‘Michigan players e-mail me’

Detroit Free Press – ‎Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor recently had a sit-down interview with ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit. The interview, which aired on ESPN and can also be

 

Men’s Lacrosse

5 Questions with Joel Dalgarno (WRA’05, OSU’09) | MSLCA – Midwest …
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Joel Dalgarno (Western Reserve Academy 2005, The Ohio State University 2009) recently became the leading scorer all-time for the Buckeyes. He was also.

May 7 

Men’s Volleyball

Four To Tango ESPN.com – The men’s volleyball NCAA tournament kicks off tonight, and we’ve got Ohio State vs. UC-Irvine on ESPNU at 11:30 p.m. EDT.

 

Four Set To Roar In Provo NCAA.com – the 2009 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball Championship gets underway on Thursday in Provo, Utah. Four teams descend upon the campus of BYU, with No. 1 seed UC Irvine, No. 2 Penn State, No. 3 USC and No. 4 Ohio State making the trip. Action gets underway at 9pm ET, see below for our Interactive Bracket.

Coach: OSU has nothing to lose, pressure on top-seeded UC-Irvine OSU Lantern – The No. 10 Ohio State men’s volleyball team will face No. 1 UC Irvine in the first round of the NCAA tournament tonight in Provo, Utah, at 11 p.m. The Buckeyes were recently crowned as champions of the Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association tournament, winning the bid to the final four of the NCAA tournament….

Volleyball Fever

BYU Newsnet – ‎10 hours ago‎

By Michael Curtis – 6 May 2009 The Ohio State volleyball team practices on Wednesday in the Smith Field House in preperation for tonight’s semi-final of the

 

Top-seeded UCI faces Buckeyes in semifinals

Daily Pilot – ‎6 hours ago‎

The Ohio State University has been good to the UC Irvine men’s volleyball program. The Anteaters, after all, celebrated their biggest victories,

 

Buckeyes, opponent stumble into semifinal Columbus Dispatch – Four teams have gathered for the championship matches in Provo, Utah. Ohio State is seeded fourth; Irvine is No. 1.   NCAA men’s volleyball at a glance

NCAA Men’s Volleyball Championship Advance 5/7

Daily Herald – ‎

The Anteaters will face Ohio State (16-10) in tonight’s second game at approximately 9 pm Though John Speraw’s team must rebound from a disastrous last

 

Men’s volleyball tourney all set to go

Deseret News – ‎10 hours ago‎

By James Davis PROVO The best of college volleyball comes to town this week as the BYU campus plays host to the 2009 National Collegiate Men’s Volleyball

 

Women’s Golf

OSU hosts NCAA regional OSU Lantern – With their regular season behind them, the women’s golf team will host the NCAA Central Regional at the Scarlet Course this weekend.

 

Athletics

FEATURE PHOTO: Buckeyes Got Talent OSU Lantern – Members of the Ohio State men’s track perform their routine to Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’ during Wednesday’s Buckeyes Got Talent competition at St. John Arena. The men’s track won the competition between 12 of OSU’s teams and held the winners trophy high in celebration….

 

Women’s Basketball

OSU roundup: Lavender among roster hopefuls for World University Games Columbus Dispatch – USA Basketball invited Ohio State center Jantel Lavender to Colorado Springs to participate in the women’s basketball national team trials for the World University Games.

 

Football

WSYX TV Ch. 6 Columbus: Chris Spielman Selected College Hall of Famer

WBNS TV Ch. 10 Columbus: Boeckman, Robiskie in NFL Camps

ESPN.com: Terrelle Pryor interview with Kirk Herbstreit

Big Ten spring wrap ESPN.com – Quarterback Terrelle Pryor didn’t let down the fans, showcasing his improved footwork and mechanics.

Commish: No Big Ten expansion plans ESPN.com

Big Ten football and the APR ESPN.com

  • Penn State 976
  • Northwestern 973
  • Ohio State 968 …

 

Men’s Soccer

NBC4i.com – Connor Senn match–play like a champion  

 

Softball

Michigan sweeps Ohio State, takes over Big Ten lead OSU Lantern – The Ohio State softball team was swept Wednesday by the Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor Mich. The Wolverines (40-9, 16-2 Big Ten) moved past the Buckeyes (42-9, 14-4 Big Ten) to take over first place in the conference. Sophomore Lindsay Bodeker (15-4) pitched four and two-thirds innings gave up three earned runs on seven hits.

UM sweeps OSU for Big Ten lead

Detroit Free Press 

Michigan swept a doubleheader over Ohio State, 6-3 and 5-2, Wednesday at UM’s Wilpon Softball Complex, taking sole possession of first place in the Big Ten

 

Baseball

Bucks give up 33 runs, lose pair to L’ville

OSU Lantern – The Ohio State baseball team lost its third game in a row Wednesday after Louisville completed a two-game sweep of the Buckeyes. The Cardinals defeated the Buckeyes 21-5 Tuesday. OSU starting pitcher Andrew Armstrong took the loss in his worst outing of 2009.

Louisville Baseball Sweeps No. 25 Ohio State

WHAS 11.com (subscription) – ‎16 hours ago‎

25 Ohio State on Wednesday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium. The win, which followed a dominating 21-5 win over the Buckeyes on Tuesday night, …

 

Men’s Basketball

OSU basketball team loses two scholarships under new NCAA academic … Columbus Dispatch

Academic Performance Ratings force Ohio State, Kent State to adjust

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎11 hours ago‎

by From staff and wire reports Ohio State’s men’s basketball team was penalized with the loss of two scholarships Wednesday as the NCAA announced its 2009 …

 

Band

Lakewood grad Josh Halter to be OSU drum major for second year
Newark Advocate

 

May 6

Men’s Soccer

Second-half goals lift Crew over Ohio State in annual Senn matchup Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State tied it on a free kick that resulted in an Eric Shrigley header with 31 seconds left in the first half.

Connor Senn Memorial video recap by Palestra.net:

 

Athletics

Athletes to compete in talent show OSU Lantern – The wrestlers won their first Buckeyes Got Talent wearing jorts and tank tops, and they will compete again in the annual talent show 7 p.m. today in St. John Arena against 11 other Ohio State athletic teams. The Student Athlete Advisory Board hosts this annual talent show to raise money for the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus with athletic teams competing for annual bragging rights and the Buckeyes Got Talent trophy. In the past two years SAAB has raised over $2,500.

 

 

 

Softball

 

Michigan-Ohio State softball clash just made for television

Detroit Free Press – ‎The Buckeyes are led by Sam Marder (.373 average, 16 homers, 56 walks) and freshman Alicia Herron (.319 average, 11 home runs, 43 RBIs).

Ohio State, Michigan battle for Big Ten lead

OSU – The Lantern – ‎No. 11 Ohio State softball team will battle for the Big Ten Championship Wednesday against the No. 8 Michigan Wolverines from Ann Arbor Mich. The Buckeyes (42-7

Big Ten Network Tonight …

In case you missed it:

Baseball fans can watch a replay of Alex Wimmers’ no-hitter(WATCH the last out) vs. Michigan on Big Ten Network at 9:30 p.m. tonight after OSU softball takes on UM live at 5 p.m.

Also look for Troy Smith on the latest episode of “Big Ten Quad” hosted by fellow OSU Heisman winner Eddie George.

Men’s Volleyball 

Breaking down the field
Salt Lake Tribune – United States – Ohio State opened the season with four consecutive losses, including Penn State. Why they’ll win The Buckeyes will have their hands full with No. …

 

Marching Band

No passing of batonColumbus Dispatch – Incumbent wins tryout to remain OSU drum majorFriends, relatives and at least one mayor showed up yesterday to cheer on Josh Halter as he attempted to win a second year as drum major for Ohio State University.

 

Women’s Basketball

Buckeyes draw Duke in Challenge

Columbus Dispatch – ‎ The Ohio State women’s basketball team will travel to Durham, NC, next season to play Duke in the Big Ten-Atlantic Coast Conference Challenge.

ACC, Big Ten set women’s challenge

News & Observer – ‎The Atlantic Coast Conference and the Big Ten Conference announced Tuesday the pairings for the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge for the third year of a

 

Football

After spring’s worth of growth, Pryor ready to utilize all his gifts Sports Illustrated/cnnsi.com – Story Highlights:As a true-freshman starter, Terrelle Pryor showed brilliance and limitations – The spring football process allowed the dual-threat QB to hone his passing – Committed to leading and playing well, Pryor’s ready to prove critics wrong

Is Boom the right nickname for Herron?Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio State running backs – Thought No. 4:I’m torn on what to call Dan Herron … I think Scoot is better than Boom.

Baseball

 

U of L hammers Buckeyes 21-5

Louisville Courier-Journal – ‎ visiting Ohio State 21-5 yesterday. The Cardinals (33-13) collected 19 hits against Andrew Armstrong (2-2) and two relievers for the Buckeyes (34-12).

Louisville Baseball Knocks off No. 25 Ohio State WHAS 11.com (subscription)

Wimmers makes Buckeye history
U Weekly – Columbus,OH,USA – Wimmers has also now struck out 103 batters in 80.2 innings on the season, only the ninth Buckeye in Ohio State history with more than one hundred …

May 5

Men’s Soccer

Crew vs. OSU held in Senn’s memory Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State and the Crew will celebrate the memory of a former Buckeye when they play for the eighth consecutive season in an exhibition held in honor of the late Connor Senn tonight in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.

Football

Dan Potokar update: With cancer gone, life’s good Columbus Dispatch – “There was about a week in Indiana where I wasn’t optimistic,” he said. “But other than that, my attitude was that I was going to beat this, I just needed to wait. (Being cured) was almost like a foregone conclusion to me.”

 

The tougher brothers – Homan or Boren?
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
by Doug Lesmerises To be fair, one piece from each of Ohio State’s new brother pairings wasn’t at full strength this spring. Freshman linebacker Zach Boren

Abdallah signed by Jaguars AP/OSU Lantern

 

INSIDE COLLEGE FOOTBALL

SI.com – ‎AP “I saw a Cover Two with a strongside rotation,” the Ohio State quarterback said minutes after the Buckeyes‘ April 25 spring game. “They stayed on top.

Ohio State football: Assessing the real Brandon Saine

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – ‎And three months ago, I wasn’t even factoring him into Ohio State’s running game for next fall. How could you? In two seasons at Ohio State, Brandon Saine

Ohio State football: How the freshmen fit into the backfield The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

 

Baseball

Engle’s own gem figures in Wimmers’ masterpiece
Marietta Times – Marietta,OH,USA
For Ohio State, now 34-11 overall and 13-5 in the Big Ten, the action shifts to Louisville where the Buckeyes are set to play a two-game set today and …

Cardinals Host No. 27 Ohio State
WHAS 11.com (subscription) – Louisville,KY,USA
Ohio State will bring an impressive 34-11 record to town on Tuesday after winning two of three games over the weekend at Michigan. The Buckeyes are only one …

Wimmers, OSU travel to Louisville

OSU Lantern – The Ohio State baseball team ranks third in the Big Ten after failing to complete the sweep of Michigan Sunday. The Buckeyes have not been ranked this low in the Big Ten standings since losing two of three games against Minnesota in early April. The 9-2 loss took all momentum away from OSU. ZACH TUGGLE/THE LANTERN Ohio State junior outfielder Michael Stephens slides safely into home during the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader against Michigan. OSU won 6-0.

 

Men’s Golf

OSU gives up early lead, ends tied for fourth at Big Tens
OSU – The Lantern – Columbus,OH,USA
The weekend started well for the Ohio State men’s golf team, who lead the field at the Big Ten Championship after two rounds before relinquishing the lead …

Nine men’s teams make NCAA Regionals
Big Ten Network – Chicago,IL,USA
After a three-year absence from NCAA tournament action, the Buckeyes return for the second-consecutive season. It is Ohio State’s 32nd NCAA appearance under …

 

Rowing

Buckeyes finish third at Big Tens OSU Lantern  Ohio State rowing team finished third behind both teams from that state up north. Ohio State varsity eight II races in the Big Ten Championship Grand …

 

May 2-4

Baseball

Buckeyes’ Wimmers tosses no-hit gem
Columbus Dispatch – Columbus,OH,USA
Anything else would have been difficult to top the no-hitter Wimmers threw for Ohio State in a 6-0 victory over Michigan today in Bill Davis Stadium.

BigTenNetwork.com video: Wimmers’ No-Hitter and Wimmers/Burkhart Feature …

   

Wimmers no-hits Wolverines

THE OSU LANTERN Ohio State sophomore pitcher Alex Wimmers releases a pitch during Saturday’s game against Michigan.  OSU won 6-0 and Wimmers threw a no-hitter. It was a fast start for the Ohio State baseball team when it won two games on Saturday. But a disappointing performance on Sunday left the Buckeyes with a bad taste in their mouths. OSU fell a game out of the Big Ten lead after taking only two out of three from Michigan.

UM baseball team no-hit in doubleheader sweep

The Ann Arbor News – MLive.com – ‎May 2, 2009‎

by Ann Arbor News sports COLUMBUS, OHIO – The University of Michigan baseball team suffered two indignities Saturday: It dropped both ends of a doubleheader

 

OSU’s Wimmers no-hits Michigan in first game of DH sweep – Big Ten …
The wins improved 27th-ranked Ohio State’s records to 34-10 overall and 13-4 in the Big Ten Conference. The Buckeyes remain in a first-place tie with Illinois for the conference lead as the Illini have taken the first two games in their Big Ten Network : Ohio State Top Stories –

The College Baseball Blog | Ohio State Wimmers tosses No-hitter as …
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE VIDEO OF FINAL AT BAT COLUMBUS, Ohio Ohio State sophomore Alex Wimmers no-hit Michigan Saturday afternoon, striking out 14 Wolverines.

Bumbling loss to Michigan sets up big week

Columbus Dispatch – ‎3 hours ago‎

By Mark Znidar Time will tell whether the final game of a three-game series against Michigan went a long way toward costing Ohio State the Big Ten

 

 

 

Michigan baseball team salvages series against Ohio State with 9-2 …

MLive.com – ‎6 hours ago‎

by From Local Reports COLUMBUS, OHIO – The University of Michigan baseball team salvaged the final game of its weekend series against Ohio State by banging

 

Engle reminded of glory days Columbus Dispatch

 

Softball

Ohio State roundup: Softball team snaps Wildcats’ string Columbus Dispatch

www.BigTenNetwork.com:
Ohio State run-rules Northwestern, 10-1
OSU holds on to beat Northwestern, 7-6  

Observations from NU Softball vs. Ohio State
Daily Northwestern – Evanston,IL,USA
In comparison, Ohio State dished out four walks this entire weekend all on Saturday as Lindsay Bodeker did not issue a free pass in five innings Sunday.

OH NO: NU falters in big weekend

Daily Northwestern – ‎6 hours ago‎

The Wildcats lead the Big Ten with 79 home runs, and long balls have bailed them out of several close games this year. This weekend, NU got a taste of its

 

Northwestern softball takes on Ohio State

Daily Northwestern – ‎May 2, 2009‎

No. 12 Northwestern has struggled recently, dropping three of its last four Big Ten games. This includes consecutive losses to Illinois last weekend,

 

Men’s Volleyball

BSU volleyball meets familiar fate
Muncie Star Press – Muncie,IN,USA
For the second straight year, Ohio State swept the Cardinals in the championship match. The Buckeyes won 30-25, 32-30, 30-19 in front of their home crowd

Cards swept in conference tournament
Ball State Daily News – Muncie,IN,USA
The Cardinals’ best chance to win a game against Ohio State came in the second game. Ball State led 27-22 in the second game, but the Buckeyes went on a 6-1

Championship Time: MVB To Battle No. 10 Ohio State Saturday
BallStateSports.com – USA
SCOUTING OHIO STATE: The Buckeyes enter Saturday’s match with a 15-10 record and ranked 10th in the latest Bison/AVCA Division I-II Men’s Coaches Top 15

 

Men’s Track and Field

Footballers Chekwa, Thomas propel relay team to victory OSU Lantern

 

Women’s Track and Field

Foster runs personal best OSU Lantern

 

Football

Freshmen in secondary discussion, too
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
The Buckeyes see Brown as a corner now because he is closer to the front there. With devier Posey, Ray Small, Dane Sanzenbacher, Lamaar Thomas and Taurian

Safeties will keep the corners safe
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
In 2005, the Buckeyes got by with Tyler Everett and freshman Malcolm Jenkins basically sharing the second corner spot opposite Ashton Youboty partly because

Moeller on the move Columbus Dispatch – Ever since Tyler Moeller came into the life of Ohio State assistant coach Luke Fickell, he’s been a hard-to-fit puzzle piece. Tyler Moeller file

 

Who will be the leading rusher?
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com – Cleveland,OH,USA
by Doug Lesmerises dlbeanie Wells, right, shown with former OSU linebacker Bobby Carpenter at the Ohio State spring game, ran for more than 1000 yards each

Daniels headed to a hall of fame Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State quarterbacks coach Joe Daniels will be inducted into the Western Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night in Pittsburgh.  

 

Men’s Lacrosse

Notre Dame drops Bucks in GWLL final OSU Lantern

No. 2 Notre Dame Tops Ohio State to Capture GWLL Title

LaxPower – ‎17 hours ago‎

Notre Dame defenseman Sam Barnes locked down on Ohio State’s leading scorer and Joel Dalgarno, who did not net a goal until he put home the Buckeyes’ final …

 

Buckeyes Get Another Crack at Notre Dame
Lacrosse Magazine Online – Baltimore,MD,USA
The Falcons outshot the Buckeyes, 8-7, in the quarter. Pires scored man-up, assisted by James Green, at 12:13 of the second quarter to put Ohio State in the …

 

Women’s Lacrosse

Season ends with loss to Penn State in ALC tourney OSU Lantern

Lacrosse News – College & High School | LaxPower
the Penn State women’s lacrosse team (9-7) ousted Ohio State (11-6) from the 2009 ALC Championship with a decisive 11-7 semifinal victory at Jeffrey Field on Friday evening. With the win, the Nittany Lions punch their ticket to the … The Buckeyes did manage to score the game’s final five goals, including a final score with one second left on the clock, but the outcome have long been decided in Penn State’s favor. Nittany Lion fans can follow all of the action as Penn …

 

Women’s Swimming

EC’s Heidersbach picks Ohio State

Chronicle-Telegram – ‎7 hours ago‎

Her decision came down to Denison, Chicago, Virginia, William & Mary and the Buckeyes. Heidersbach officially visited Ohio State on April 25, going straight …

 

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