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Making The List: Jim Reeder

This week let’s journey into baseball. The Buckeyes had some fantastic players in the wondrous world played on a diamond. Thus far in our journey to bring back a focus on past athletes from The Ohio State University – in baseball – we took a look at Frank Howard (also a basketball star) and Nick […]

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Memorable Weekend Sends OSU Baseball to the NCAAs

Memorial Day weekend was an exciting one for the Ohio State baseball team as they headed to Omaha, Nebraska for the Big Ten baseball tournament.  A 15-9 conference record earned OSU the fourth seed in the double elimination tournament and an opening round game against rival Michigan, the fifth seed (above image courtesy of www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com). […]

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Making The List: Nick Swisher

(photo courtesy:  deadspin.com)   Baseball is fully upon us. The NBA is having their playoffs and some of us aren’t quite ready to let basketball go. But all the same as the baseball season is beginning it seems appropriate to announce a baseball star for the Buckeyes. Back on January 3rd of this year I […]

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Ohio State – Nike Ink A Rather Large Deal

(Image courtesy of The Lantern) The Nike logo may get a more prominent display for a few more years. It was announced yesterday (Thursday Jan 14th) that the Ohio State University and Nike entered into a contract extension beyond the current agreement that expires in 2018. The new agreement, for 15 years, takes the OSU-Nike […]

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Making The List: Frank Howard

Hondo. The Washington Monument. The Capital Punisher. These are nicknames of the Great Frank Howard. Born August 8th, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio he would go onto to be a “silent” superstar for The Ohio State University Men’s Basketball before moving on as a star in Major League Baseball. Hondo was one of the most physically […]

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SBP: Riga breaks scoreless record, Lacrosse wins first B1G Contest

It was a good weekend for the Ohio State Buckeyes across the sports spectrum. Synchronized Swimming won a national championship on Saturday (which ken will cover later), Logan Stieber is a finalist for wrestling’s prestigious Hodge Trophy and everywhere across the world — Ohio State Buckeyes are becoming champions. Let’s get started with some Silver […]

Silver Bullet Points Gets Matta Dorky

Hello and happy Thursday! We might be a day late and a dollar short with this week’s Silver Bullet Points, but we are here! There are a lot of questions heading into August about what the Buckeyes can do on the gridiron. 14 coffee cups in this Thursday afternoon and I’ve come up with the […]

Around the Diamond: B1G Tournament Recap

With the Ohio State softball team’s season coming to end it put the baseball team on center stage this past week.  Unfortunately the men weren’t able to showcase ther talents very long after dropping the first two of the of the B1G Tournament bringing their rollercoaster season to an end.  Ohio State opened up the […]

Around the Diamond: Season's End, Playoffs Next

With the softball team ending the season and unable to make the NCAA tournament, our focus shifts to the baseball team.  This was the final week of regular season action before heading into the Big Ten Tournament.  The Buckeyes played four games this week and all were at home.  On Tuesday Cincinnati came to town […]

Around the Diamond: 4/21-4/27 Recap

Easter came and Easter left and so did the slump that the Diamond Buckeyes have been in.  The baseball team traveled to Purdue and took 2 ouftof three from the Boilermakers.  The wins put the the men’s record at 25-19 overall and 6-9 in league play.  The softball team spent the week at home facing Penn State […]

Around the Diamond: 4/14- 4/20 Recap

As Easter wraps up so does another week of Buckeye action on the diamond. On the ladies’ side, the softball team continues to struggle to score and stop their opponents from scoring.  After Tuesday’s game at Wright State was cancelled due to weather, the Buckeyes then traveled Lincoln for a three game set against Nebraska.  Ohio […]

Around the Diamond: 3.31-4.6 Recap

Another week of action on the diamond is in the books and neither the Ohio State Baseball nor the Softball team could escape it with winning records.  The baseball Bucks picked up a pair of wins at home, one against Ohio and one against Toledo, before traveling to Lincoln and getting swept by Nebraska.  On the […]

Around The Diamond: Weekly Recap

With opening day for the big leagues upon us, we wanted to unleash a new feature- our diamond expert will be checking in every Monday with the latest in Buckeye Softball and Baseball Baseball The baseball Bucks spent the went at home dodging the weather but not dodging their opponents.  The Buckeyes went 1-3 for […]

Buckeye Athletics Update

Congratulations to Ohio State’s Blaz Rola, who is the NCAA Men’s Singles Champion after besting Virginia’s  Jarmere Jenkins 7-6(8), 6-4 on Monday! Baseball  5/23-25  – On Thursday, the No. 2 seed Buckeyes opened Big Ten Tournament play with a 3-2 win over No. 3 seed Nebraska.  In the ninth inning, with the bases loaded, Troy […]

Buckeye Athletics Update

Baseball 4/21 – Ohio State defeated Illinois 7-3 last Sunday to win the series with the Illini at Nick Swisher field at Bill Davis Stadium.  Ryan Cypret blasted a home run in the third inning to give the Buckeyes a 6-2 lead. It was his third of the season and the eighth of his career. 4/26-27 […]

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Women’s Gymnastics 4/6 – No. Ohio State finished with a team score of 196. 50 to finish fourth at the NCAA Regional at St. John Arena.   Sarah Miller and Melanie Shaffer qualified for the NCAA Championships after Miller tied for first on balance beam and Shaffer finished fourth in the all-around. Women’s Lacrosse 4/3 – Ohio State defeated […]

Buckeye Athletics Update

Baseball 3/29-30 – Ohio State suffered an 8-7 loss to Michigan State after the Spartans scored 4 runs in the 8th inning. Greg Solomon went 3 for 4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run scored for the Buckeyes.  On Saturday, Kirby Pellant was 3 for 4 with a double, an RBI, and a run […]

Monday Musings: Birthday Edition

Another Monday, another week. Grab your coffee and let’s get right to it. Before we begin, I want to wish a (some posthumously)  happy birthday to: Ralph Abernathy (civil rights) Vannevar Bush (analog computer, Manhattan Project) Helmuth JG von Moltke (Nazi resistance) Rupert Murdoch (media mogul) Lawrence Welk (band leader) Shawn Springs (Buckeye) I’m sure there are others, but […]

Top 25: The Week in Review & The Week Ahead

This past week featured some prime time match-ups. It also gave us the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and Big East/SEC Challenge. A major top ten power player loses major ground and the “Mid-Majors” tried to hold their own. This week the Top 25 takes a lighter schedule in hopes to regroup after the previous week’s battle […]

Silver Bullet Points You Toward The Weekend

SBP gets the ol’ bumperino this week to accommodate life. It happens, right? Buckeye 411 Well, Frick- The Lantern tonight released a story regarding 11-12 pending violations being processed by the NCAA. After the “46 violations and various raffle rigging” story from last week, you’ve got to think that the folks in Columbus are just […]

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