Buckeye Newsstand, May 1

BuckeyeSports.com
Posted May 1, 2010


Take a look at the best stories that weren't done by us. Come along as we take a trip around the 'net for all the Ohio State news that you can handle.

Saturday, May 1
The Canton Repository catches up with former Ohio State punter Jon Thoma, who is trying to catch on with the Cleveland Browns. The Columbus Dispatch has an OSU roundup, led with a note on a loss to the baseball team.

The Dayton Daily News has a sports notebook, led with a note on former Centerville tennis standout, and current OSU star, Just Kronauge.

Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a blog entry on the recent struggles of former Ohio State receiver Santonio Holmes.


Friday, April 30
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Ohio State baseball standout Zach Hurley.

The Dispatch has a story on a deal that would help take a step toward keeping the Columbus Blue Jackets in town with OSU's help.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has some OSU-related notes in his weekly Rumblings.

Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on new Browns quarterback Colt McCoy and what OSU head coach Jim Tressel thinks of the former Texas signal caller.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a story on the mother of former OSU linebacker Doug Adams, who gave $1 million to the Xenia school district in suburban Dayton.


Thursday, April 29
John Kampf of the Lorain Morning Journal has a column on quarterback Terrelle Pryor.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State head coach Thad Matta's hope other players take Evan Turner's slow route to the NBA.

Former OSU wrestler J.D. Bergman won an U.S. Open freestyle wrestling title last weekend, and the Toledo Blade catches up with the former Buckeye.

The Columbus Dispatch has a short OSU sports notebook, led with a note on the baseball team's victory over Marshall on Wednesday.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a story on OSU recruiting target Braxton Miller, a quarterback from Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne, set to play on the ESPN networks twice in 2010.


Tuesday, April 27
The Columbus Dispatch has a short note on Ohio State's latest 2011 commit.

Toledo native Jack Mewhort is the subject of a Toledo Blade story.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story and a video interview on OSU redshirt freshman Chris Fields.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News catches up with Springboro native Jake Ballard, who recently signed a free-agent deal with the New York Giants.


Monday, April 26
The Toledo Blade has a story on the Ohio State football team moving its focus to fall following Saturday's spring game. The Columbus Dispatch has a recap of the OSU baseball team's loss to Penn State on Sunday.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a story on a Dayton Rotary Club event May 4 that will feature Jim Tressel, John Cooper and Earle Bruce.


Sunday, April 25
Backup quarterback Kenny Guiton starred Saturday during the annual spring game at Ohio Stadium. His touchdown pass to Taurian Washington in the final minute gave Gray a 17-14 victory. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Toledo Blade, Canton Repository, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps and/or stories on Guiton. Jon Spencer of the News Journal also has a column on Guiton making the most of his opportunity.

The Dispatch has video of Jim Tressel talking about Scarlet honorary head coach John Reed, who was unable to attend the spring game because of health issues. The Dispatch also has video of an earlier interview with Terrelle Pryor and a video recap of the game.

The Dispatch also has a OSU notebook, a "Spring ball breakdown" and some OSU letters in the weekly editor's mailbox.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column warning that spring heroes are often footnotes in the fall.

Larry Phillips of the News Journal has a column on what could be a historic season for the Buckeyes in 2010.

A quartet of Buckeyes were taken Saturday on the final day of the NFL draft. The Pittsburgh Steelers took Thaddeus Gibson and Doug Worthington, while Austin Spitler went to Miami and Kurt Coleman went to Philadelphia. The Dispatch and Plain Dealer has a story on the draft, while the Dayton Daily News has a story Spitler and Coleman.

Doug Lesmerises of the Plain Dealer has his weekly Hey, Doug! OSU mailbag.

The Dispatch has a story on its Ohio college coach of the year, OSU men's basketball coach Thad Matta.

A lack of pitching depth cost Ohio State's baseball team in a home loss to Penn State Saturday afternoon, and the Dispatch has a brief recap.

Finally, the Dispatch has an OSU sports roundup, led with a note on Ohio State announcing its new men's hockey coach.


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