No Flatballing for Ohio State Bowling

What sport is it we all have played, believing we are better than we really are? I suppose if you said billiards, even table tennis – you’d be right too! Because when you get your groove going in either of those games you escalate into thinking you are awesome – but what you will never […]


Making the List: Yoshi Oyakawa

Its still winter…basketball is certainly dominant on our minds. There’s hockey too, and of course wrestling. But shall we jump? Let’s talk swimming. Yoshi Oyakawa was born August 9, 1933 in Kona, Hawaii. He was a natural swimmer from the beginning according to his parents. He began competitively late for a swimmer – 15 years […]


Logan Stieber to Join Ohio State Coaching Staff

Some organizations don’t fire a coach that has their team sitting in first place. Instead, they hire a four-time champion to coach alongside an already championship staff. With the departure of Ross Thatcher from the program, head coach Tom Ryan announced Friday that Logan Stieber will officially join the Ohio State coaching staff after the […]


Making the List: Ohio State Hockey Legend Emma Laaksonenn

It is time for a discussion on Hockey – Buckeye style. A few names pass through my mind when I think of hockey players who began their journey on the ice rink and at the campus of The Ohio State University. In truth, those names are more often from the Men’s teams. Women’s Hockey has […]


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 […]


OSU Golf: Mid-Season Chat With Coach Hession and Coach Moseley

It’s winter in the Northern Hemisphere, but that’s only encouraging my thoughts/dreams of golf. In (likely) three more months, I’ll be teeing it up at the local (western NY) courses. Meanwhile, I have  a treat for you. I was fortunate enough to spend some time in a Q&A with Ohio State golf coaches Therese Hession […]


Why doesn’t the Big 10 Include Men’s Volleyball?

The Big Ten carries a commanding presence in Division I Collegiate Sports. It is, in fact, the oldest Athletic Conference in the Nation. With this notoriety certainly comes a high level of respect. Penn State can attest to the benefits they received, and continue to reap, and expect since entering the Big Ten’s sports kingdom […]

Frank Howard

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 […]

Elizabeth Campbell

Making the List: Elizabeth Campbell

This season I have been following the OSU Women’s Volleyball team. They impressively delivered for Buckeye Nation a 25-10 mark while advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA National Championship Tournament. What does this all mean? Basketball is in session and we have a slew of names to address in this sport both on […]


Making The List: Logan Stieber

I’ve had another epiphany. Basketball has begun – both Men’s and Women’s. Football isn’t quite over for the year – until January 1st anyway. And there are so many names to get to … on all three counts. But necessity has taken me off course. This week we shall address the best wrestler ever to […]


Women’s Volleyball Must Eliminate Huskies to Move On

On Friday December 11th at 7:30 pm The Ohio State University Women’s Volleyball Team will gather for battle at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, KY against the Washington Huskies as their march in the NCAA Championship Tournament continues; all to be seen on ESPN-3. The Buckeyes are currently 2-0 in Tournament play. Thus far they have […]

Men's Rugby vs. Michigan

BTU Rugby All-Star List has 5 Buckeyes

The BTU has announced their All-Star List for the past 2015 season. The Buckeyes have five players on that list. Only Indiana has matched that. The Buckeyes had a magical year only to fall short in the BTU Championship against Indiana 34-14. The discussions aren’t what could have or what should have been …. It […]


Women’s Volleyball Dominates Rutgers on Senior Night

The Ohio State University Women’s Volleyball team swept past Rutgers (26-24, 25-7, 25-12) in the final match of the season. The Buckeyes now enter post-season with a 23-9 overall record and 12-8 in Big 10 play. The Buckeyes 23 wins are the most in regular season play since 2009 when a 24-9 mark was reached. […]


Ohio State Women’s Volleyball Drops Close One To #4 Golden Gophers

The week for the Buckeyes Women’s Volleyball Team started promising as Audra Appold earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors on Monday (Nov. 23). She did so after averaging 5.57 kills per set and attacking .378 (39-11-74) in a split; (W-Iowa – 3-1) & (L-Wisc. – 3-0). Appold has been recognized with this award […]


Women’s Volleyball Avenged by Earlier Win Against #10 Badgers

The Badgers of Wisconsin on Sunday the 22nd avenged a loss earlier this season against the Buckeyes beating them solidly on their own turf 3-0. The 10th ranked Badgers now stand at 22-6 overall & 14-4 in the Big 10. The Buckeyes fall to 22-8 overall and 11-7 in the Big 10. Valeria León with […]

Ohio State wrestling vs Penn State Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Wrestling: Buckeyes Dominate Sun Devils in Second Home Dual of the Year

Bo knows highlight reel finishes. The top ranked 174 pounder pinned Arizona State’s Zachary Smith in the first period of the second match of the evening to set the tone for the Buckeyes in a 28-9 win. Jordan used his legs from the top position to break down Smith and power him to his back […]


Ohio State Wrestling Bucks Looking for 2-0 start to season against Arizona State

Arizona State (4-2) @ Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0) — St. John Arena 7:00 PM ET The boys on the gridiron aren’t the only defending national champions at Ohio State. Last week, the grappling Buckeyes got their dual season started off right with an impressive 34-6 win over the 23rd ranked Virginia Cavaliers. What makes the win more impressive is […]



The Ohio State University Women’s Volleyball team dropped an important match against rival TTUN 3-0 who are now 17-10 & 7-9 in Big 10 action. The 14th ranked Buckeyes fall to 21-7 overall & 10-6 in conference play. Four matches remain in the regular season. Buckeye Valeria León would out-do all with 16 digs in […]



It is never a pleasing moment to report on anything that you never wanted. But this becomes the moment in which dictates this piece. In Rockford, IL Saturday November 14th The Ohio State University Men’s Rugby Club lost to Indiana University in the BTU Championship match 34-14. The match began in a tightly battled adventure. The […]