Aug. 9, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Student-athletes and coaches met and mingled with Buckeye fans at the inaugural Buckeye Sport Fest held in conjunction with the Ohio State Fair Aug. 6.
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the WCOL Celeste Center, members of the men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s and women’s gymnastics and men’s and women’s basketball teams were available to visit with and give out autographs to the estimated 2,200 fans in attendance. The Ohio State Marching Band also made a guest appearance and played a handful of Ohio State favorite tunes.
Visitors also had the opportunity to receive discounts on upcoming Ohio State athletic events and were able to participate in interactive activities ranging from video games to inflatable games.