Women’s Tennis 4th Seed In NCAA Tournament

The Ohio State University for the first time ever in the history of the Women’s Tennis program has been selected to host NCAA first and second round play. The Buckeyes Women’s Tennis Team – the winners of both the regular Big Ten season and the Tournament Title this past Sunday (May 1st) deservedly was seeded […]


Ten Questions with Ohio State Women’s Tennis Coach Melissa A. Schaub

(Photo courtesy of (  Interview concluded:  04/28/16. First let’s congratulate The Ohio State University Women’s Tennis Team in their victory in the Big 10 Tournament. They are BIG Champions! And they defeated TTUN 4-2 Sunday May 1st in East Lansing. They are now the automatic bid for the Big 10 in the NCAA Championships. I […]


OSU Women’s Tennis Big 10 Champions

(Photo courtesy: The 5th ranked Buckeyes women’s tennis team won its first Big Ten Tournament title defeating the 11th ranked TTUN , 4-2, in the title match Sunday (May 1st) in East Lansing. The Buckeyes, the outright Big Ten regular season champions, are now 28-2 this season and have won their last 13 matches. […]

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Making The List: Kelly Ann Baird

With the warmer months upon us for whatever it is that propels my decision making I have decided to go toward the choice of a swimmer in ‘Making the List’ for this week. It seems logical. Swimming is a fantastic sport and it’s very thought refreshes us from the onslaught of heat that will soon […]

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh protests a non-call by the officials after a fourth down play during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gene Puskar) ORG XMIT: SB475

The False Prophecy Of Jimbo

10-3 in the first year at TTUN. 39-24 college record overall – which includes Stanford and the University of San Diego. Signed as the 2nd highest paid college coach in all of the NCAA at $7,000,400 per year; that comes to $700,040 per victory. I speak of Jim Harbaugh – TTUN’s Head Coach. Yep! The […]

LOS ANGELES - JUNE 23:  Stephanie Hightower (#133), and Kim Turner (#233) compete in the final of the Women's 100m Hurdles event at the 1984 USA Track and Field Olympic Trials held on June 23, 1984 at the Los Angeles Colisseum in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Stephanie Hightower;Kim Turner

Making The List: Stephanie Hightower

(photo courtesy of In with spring comes the fresh air of blossoming flowers, slight refreshing breezes, and the lung curling exercises generated by fans at Track and Field events. Fans of Track and Field are a rare breed, not quite as we envision football, basketball, even baseball fans. There is an involvement that often […]


Making The List: Harry Steel

(Image courtesy This week for Making the List I feel a need to lean towards a Letterman in two sports. In football the conversation is of the mass exodus that transpired from last season and who will be the newest stars on our wondrous Buckeyes’ team. Also wrestling is done. There, too, was excitement […]


Ten Questions With Teresa Fightmaster

I am honored to share with Buckeye Nation this week our Ten Questions session with Teresa Fightmaster. Teresa is etched in The Ohio State University Swimming Program’s history with records that she still holds to this day. She is quite the unselfish individual in the path she has taken in giving back … I will […]


Making The List: Linda Kalafatis

Spring is here. The trees are blooming – blossoming – whatever the proper term is – as the beauty of nature will soon arrive. With the warmth in the air comes the stepping out of the arena sports such as basketball, hockey, and wrestling to name a few. Baseball, softball, track and field is here. […]


Buckeyes Fencers Comes in 2nd in NCAA Championships

(Photo courtesy of The Ohio State University Buckeyes came in second place despite having one less qualifier for the maximum allowed (12) in the NCAA Championships. The Buckeyes Men’s team finished with the second highest with 35 points which was delivered by their epee squad. The Women’s foil squad turned in a 40-point performance. […]


Ten Questions With Vladimir Nazlymov

(Image courtesy I am honored to have this week’s participate in Ten Questions Vladimir Nazlymov the Head Coach of The Ohio State University’s Fencing Program. Coach Nazlymov is a World Class – well accomplished fencer in his own right. With his expertise he has brought the Buckeyes into the fold of NCAA Champions and […]


Ten Questions with Elizabeth Campbell

I am pleased this week to bring Elizabeth Campbell one of the premier stars for the past two seasons for The Ohio State University Women’s Volleyball team to our session of Ten Questions. In the past we have written of her superiority in the heat of battle, along with including her in the growing list […]

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Ten Questions With D’Angelo Russell

I am excited to share with all of you out there in Buckeye Nation a brief session I conducted with D’Angelo Russell. The phenomenal Guard that ruled the courts in his one season with The Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2014-15 season is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers where he continues his […]

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MARCH 21:  The masoct for the Akron Zips performs against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at at The Palace of Auburn Hills on March 21, 2013 in Auburn Hills, Michigan.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

tBBC NIT Opener: A Glance at OSU vs. Akron

The OSU MBB team will be heading for the NIT instead of the NCAA. The entire process of this reality perhaps became noticeable back on Feb. 23rd when the Buckeyes lost to *ichigan State. That was a crucial three-game span where the need for two of the three wins would have solidified their hopes in […]

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Making The List: Aris Franklin

Today’s ‘Making the List’ addresses an issue we all have let get past us. I am specifically speaking of the Men’s Tennis Team. They are #4 in the Nation with an astonishing record of 15-1. So why aren’t we paying attention? That just may be my next mission before their Conference play begins on 03/25 […]

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Ten Questions With Mary Ormsby

I am thrilled to pass onto all of our loyal readers here at tBBC and Buckeye Nation this week’s participant for Ten Questions. Mary Ormsby is a star. A setter on The Ohio State University’s Women’s Volleyball Team from 1977 to 1980, Mary’s contributions were essential in two visits to the National Championship in this […]

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Making The List: Nate Brooks

(photo courtesy of How many boxers do you know from The Ohio State University? Don’t be so presumptuous …. The Ohio State University does have a Boxing Club. The National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA) was founded in 1976 as a non-profit, autonomous organization whose goal is to provide a safe, positive experience for student […]

Feb 16, 2014; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo reacts to a play during the 2nd half of a game at Jack Breslin Student Events Center.  

tBBC MBB Pregame Glance: OSU vs. *ichigan State

(photo courtesy On Tuesday at Value City Arena, The Ohio State University MBB will meet up with the Spartans of *ichigan State for the first time this year. The game is scheduled for a 9:00 p.m. tip-off. You can watch the game on ESPN or listen to it on 97.1. Or both.. The Buckeyes […]

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Ten Questions with Katie Smith

(photo courtesy I am thrilled to introduce to tBBC and all of Buckeye Nation the great Katie Smith. We all know Katie, of her legend, and the complete excitement she delivered for us while playing for The Ohio State University. Back in early January of this year, I featured Katie in my weekly piece that […]

tBBC Legends: The Best Buckeye

Some articles are no-brainers and most of the time they definitely write themselves. What more can be said about The Buckeye Bullet that hasn’t already been written? For sure my opinion, but everything else has been covered here This is the first in a two part series (or maybe more because of cohorts responses?) that […]