Buckeye Newsstand, June 14

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, June 14
The Ohio North-South Classic and Big 33 Classic games are tonight, and the Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer have stories on each. The Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News also has a story on the Big 33 game and Ohio player Elliott Mealer.

Finally, the Dispatch and Dayton Daily News have notes on the arrival of Terrelle Pryor at Ohio State.

Friday, June 13
OSU women's basketball freshman-to-be Samantha Prahalis will be on the roster of Team USA for the FIBA Americas Under-18 Basketball Championship, and the Columbus Dispatch has the details.

The Canton Repository takes a look at what some preseason magazines have to say about Ohio State's chances this fall in football.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a story on the upcoming Big 33 All-Star game.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a short note on the NFL suspending former Buckeye Robert Reynolds.

Thursday, June 12
One day after being cleared to play, former Buckeye LeCharles Bentley asked for and was granted his release from the Cleveland Browns. The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dayton Daily News, Akron Beacon Journal, Canton Repository and The Associated Press (via the Toledo Blade) have the details. The Plain Dealer also has a timeline of Bentley's football career.

The news was better for another former Buckeye Wednesday. The New Orleans Times-Picayune has a story on the New Orleans Saints making Will Smith on of the NFL's highest-paid defensive players.

The annual Ohio North-South high school all-star football game returns to Ohio Stadium on Saturday, and the Dispatch has a story on the level of excitement some of the players have about playing in the Horseshoe.

The Plain Dealer has a sports notebook, led with a note on OSU's latest football verbal, lineman Adam Bellamy.

Wednesday, June 11
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on Dan Potokar and his continuing battle with cancer.

Former Buckeye LeCharles Bentley passed a physical and will be able to play again. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on whether or not it will be with the Cleveland Browns. The Akron Beacon Journal and Canton Repository both also have stories on Bentley.

Tuesday, June 10
Clark Kellogg was in the Canton area Monday and the Canton Repository caught up with the CBS analyst to get his opinion on the NBA future of former Buckeye Kosta Koufos.

The Frederick (Md.) News-Post has a story on the latest OSU football verbal commitment, Dominic Clarke.

Finally, Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a column on former Buckeye LeCharles Bentley and his continued attempts to return to the Cleveland Browns.

Monday, June 9
Future Buckeye Garrett Goebel has been named the 2008 Chicago Sun-Times high school Male Athlete of the Year. The Sun-Times has a feature story on Goebel.

The Zanesville Times Recorder has a story on Zanesville native Kyle Coconis, a captain for the OSU men's golf team who recently won the Big Ten's Outstanding Sportsmanship Award.

A trio of future Ohio State track and field athletes excelled at the OHSAA Division I state meet in Columbus, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a notebook from the meet, led with the exploits of the future Buckeyes.

Finally, the Dayton Daily News has a very short note on OSU's latest football verbal.

Sunday, June 8
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on former OSU football player Brett Daly, who chose to stay at Ohio State for medical school after initially deciding to attend the University of Michigan.

The Dispatch also has a profile on OSU president E. Gordon Gee.

The Canton Repository has a story on Kosta Koufos and his NBA hopes.

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

Finally, the Cincinnati Enquirer has a story on the Cincinnati La Salle track and field team taking second place at the state meet in Columbus. Future Buckeye receiver DeVier Posey won the state title in the 400 meters.

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