The Ohio State men's hockey team begins play tonight vs. Mercyhurst at the Lefty McFadden Invitational in suburban Dayton. The Dayton Daily News has a story on the Buckeyes preparing to start the event with Mercyhurst, Notre Dame and Wisconsin.
The Dayton Daily News has a story saying Jim Tressel supports the BCS system. Mark Gokavi of the DDN also has a commentary on the BCS's ADT National Championship Trophy, and how it is not an actual NCAA championship trophy.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on the difficult road freshman linebacker Jermale Hines has taken to become a Buckeye.
The Miami Herald has a story on Ted Ginn, Jr.'s homecoming Sunday when the Miami Dolphins head to Cleveland to face the Browns.
The Dayton Daily News has a note on an auction at the Dayton Mall Holiday Inn that will have several OSU-related memorabilia for sale.
Former Buckeye quarterback Jim Karsatos was the keynote speaker at a company breakfast Thursday, and the Mansfield News Journal has a story on what the former QB had to say.
The Lorain Morning Journal has 10 college football notes in a "Big Ten" notebook.