Buckeye Newsstand, October 21

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.

Sunday, October 21
In a game closer than many expected, Ohio State held off Michigan State 24-17. The Columbus Dispatch, Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, Dayton Daily News, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lima News, Lorain Morning Journal, Detroit Free Press and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps.

Chris "Beanie" Wells had a career game with 221 yards rushing, and that is the subject of stories by the Dispatch, Dayton Daily News, Mansfield News Journal and Lansing (Mich.) State Journal.

The Dispatch has a story on how turnovers kept MSU close.

The Dispatch, Dayton Daily News and Cleveland Plain Dealer have OSU football notebooks.

The Dispatch takes a look back at the game with its Bottom Line, Six Points, and Scarlet & Gray Matter notebooks.

Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on OSU's stellar defense, as does Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News. The Lima News and Lorain Morning Journal and Mansfield News Journal also have stories on the OSU defense.

Ray Stein of the Dispatch has his weekly mailbox with some OSU-related letters.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on Todd Boeckman's performance. The News Journal also hands out some grades to OSU's units after the win.

The OSU men's basketball team had a public scrimmage prior to the OSU-MSU football game, and the Dispatch has a story on how it went. The Associated Press (via the Akron Beacon Journal) has a story on how OSU head coach Thad Matta is recovering after two back surgeries.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on Archie Griffin in his own words.

About Michigan State
The Lansing (Mich.) State Journal has a story on how the MSU offense never got going. The State Journal also has a story on how Otis Wiley returned an interception for a touchdown but was not able to corral a key fumble late in the third quarter.

The Dayton Daily News, State Journal and Detroit Free Press have stories on how the MSU defense kept the Spartans in the game.

The Dispatch has a MSU notebook, as does the Detroit Free Press.

The State Journal also grades the Spartans after their loss.

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