Aug. 3, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After indulging on fried treats and a ride on the Ferris wheel, Buckeye fans will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with some of their favorite Ohio State athletes and coaches at the Buckeye Sports Fest.

Held in conjunction with the Ohio State Fair, the event will take place Aug. 6 in the WCOL Celeste Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors will also have the opportunity to receive discounts on upcoming Ohio State athletic events and participate in interactive activities. So far, members of the wrestling, men’s and women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s basketball teams have committed to the event.

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