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OSUWBB: Buckeyes Announce Non-Conference Schedule

Last week the Ohio State women’s basketball team announced the non-conference portion of their 2016-2017 schedule. After facing arguably the toughest schedule in the country last season which included all four Final Four teams from the previous year, the Buckeyes have another daunting schedule this season as coach Kevin McGuff makes it very clear that […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 06:  Sam Arneson #49 of the Wisconsin Badgers loses the ball next to Darron Lee #43 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 6, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Buckeyes won the game 59-0. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Camp Randall Always “Badgers” The Buckeyes At Night

“ Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something…” ~ Thomas Edison Leave it to Thomas Edison, an Ohioan and considered “The Father Of Invention”, to appropriately summarize the goals for the 2016 Ohio State football team. No rules – just accomplish something. “Something” is a pretty vague and open concept. […]

Ohio State men’s soccer morns death of Fikayo Idowu

From the Ohio State Department of Athletics

We learned last night of the tragic death of Fikayo Idowu, an outstanding young man who touched the lives of so many. Fikayo was a part of the men’s soccer program the last two years and was loved by his teammates and coaches. His family and loved ones are in our hearts and in our prayers during this time of grief.


Fikayo Idowu was a junior majoring in health & rehabilitation sciences and was an Ohio State Prominence Scholar and a two-time OSU Scholar-Athlete. Arrangements are pending.

DONETSK, UKRAINE - JUNE 23:  Xabi Alonso of Spain scores the second goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA EURO 2012 quarter final match between Spain and France at Donbass Arena on June 23, 2012 in Donetsk, Ukraine.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

How To Kill Time Between Seasons

There’s nothing better than being a sports fan.  Unfortunately, there are very few sports that run throughout the entire year.  When you have downtime between seasons, you might find yourself without entertainment.  Next time you face an off-season, you might want to consider one of the options below.   Focus on the Minors If you’re […]


5 Star OL Wyatt Davis Commits to Ohio State Buckeyes

What goes great with the nation’s number one quarterback Tate Martell? How about the number one offensive lineman in the nation. Wyatt Davis (6-5, 310) just announced his commitment to The Ohio State Buckeyes. Davis is a dual sport athlete (football and basketball) from Bellflower California. He is a US Army All-American playing for St. John Bosco […]


Jessica Porvasnik Advanced to Round of 16 in Ladies British Open Amateur Championship

(Image courtesy Scotlandgolf.com and tourney information courtesy OSU Athletics web site) Buckeye Jessica Porvasnik advanced through stroke play qualifier and two rounds of match play before being edged by Oregon native Monica Vaughn in the Round of 16 in the Ladies British Open Amateur Championship. Jessica was 2-down with 2 holes to play. Not a good […]


Tee-k Kelly Awarded All-America Status

(Image and announcement courtesy of Ohio State Athletics Dept) Here’s a bit of more food news for Buckeye Golf. Senior Tee-k Kelly has been named All-America Honorable Mention by the Golf Coaches of America (GCAA)! If you clicked on the first link (above) you saw where Tee-k led the team in rounds played and in […]


What If Lebron Had Been A Buckeye?

I must confess I love fantasy pieces. I am not necessarily speaking of ‘Star Wars’ and space adventures or some of the gothic stuff, or even comic books. I am speaking of sports fantasy. Every year I envision the Buckeyes winning the National Title in football, basketball (Men’s and Women’s), rugby, track and field… and […]


Making The List: William “Bill” Smith

There are many routes we could take this week for Making the List. But summer’s sweltering heat has me thinking of a pool, or more specifically, swimming. I previously mentioned two Great Buckeyes in the swimmers category, Yoshi Oyakawa, and legendary coach Mike Pepe. I do know that the Buckeyes had many great swimmers in […]

Will Mike Weber be the one to step out from behind Zeke and lead the team? (Photo courtesy of elevenwarriors.com)

Pre-Fall Outlook: Ohio State Running Backs

It’s really no big deal at all.  The Buckeyes just have to replace a guy who averaged 2,062 rushing and receiving yards during his two years as starter.  No really trust me, it’s not a big deal they just have to replace a guy who scored 41 touchdowns over those two years.  That’s not really […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 05:  A Michigan State Spartans cheerleader celebrates after the 16-13 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Big Ten Completes New Media Rights Deal

On Monday rumors leaked that the Big Ten and ESPN had reached a deal for the second half of the conference’s new media rights package, wrapping up negotiations regarding who will broadcast Big Ten games from 2017-2023.  The Big Ten has not made an official announcement yet but that is expected to come later this […]


The Buckeye Battle Cry adds Chip Minnich and Shannon Sommers to the staff

The Buckeye Battle Cry is excited to announce the addition of two new editors to the staff. Longtime Ohio State writers Chip Minnich and Shannon Sommers will join the team as co-editors, in an effort to continue the tradition of providing original content to the fan base of Ohio State athletics. Alongside their writing content, Sommers and […]

ANN ARBOR, MI - NOVEMBER 28: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after rushing for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium on November 28, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ohio State Pre-Fall Outlook: Quarterbacks

The countdown is on, our Saturdays of watching How I Met your Mother reruns are close to being put away for a few months.  With a little over a month left until the 2016 Buckeyes fall camp officially begins on August 7th, I figured now would be the perfect time to take a look back […]

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 19: Fans react in downtown Cleveland after the Cleveland Cavaliers won  the NBA Championship on June 19, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

From the Ohio Fanbase: Thanks to the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James

A couple weeks ago before the NBA Finals started, I wrote an article about the struggles of Cleveland sports and gave my prediction for the NBA Finals. I will fully admit that I predicted the Warriors would win in five games. For a while it looked like my prediction would be spot on. http://thebuckeyebattlecry.com/college-football/ohio-state-football/will-the-52-year-drought-for-cleveland-finally-end.html However, a […]