Buckeye Newsstand, May 30

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 30
The Ohio State baseball team endured a long rain delay and a 24-8 beat down by Georgia in the first game of a NCAA regional at Tallahassee, Fla. The Atlanta Journal Constitution and The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News) have recaps. Ohio State plays again at noon in an elimination game.

Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has an update on former Buckeye B.J. Mullens as he prepares for the NBA draft.


Friday, May 29
With the Ohio State baseball team set to open NCAA regional play today vs. Georgia in Tallahassee, Fla., the Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on OSU setup man Drew Rucinski.

The Ohio State men's golf team finished play at the NCAA championships in Toledo. The Buckeyes took 26th, and the Dispatch has a short recap. Also, the Toledo Blade has a story on former Buckeye great Jack Nicklaus, who spoke at the tournament banquet.

Doug Lesmerises of the Cleveland Plain Dealer has a blog entry on Thursday's announcement that Ohio State and Michigan will no longer print media guides.

The DIspatch has a feature story on future men's tennis Buckeye Peter Kobelt of New Albany, Ohio. He will play in this weekend's boys state tennis tournament in Columbus.

Finally, Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has some OSU-related notes in his Rumblings column.


Thursday, May 28
Rain halted play at the NCAA men's golf championship in Toledo Wednesday. The Columbus Dispatch has a brief recap of Ohio State's day at the Inverness Club.

The American Football Coaches Association has made changes to its USA Today college football poll. Basically it will become more secretive. The Cleveland Plain Dealer and Ken Gordon's blog on the Dispatch site have the details.

Marc Katz of the Dayton Daily News has a column on a Chic Harley book written by Bob Hunter of the Dispatch.


Wednesday, May 27
The Ohio State men's golf team finished the first round of the NCAA championships in Toledo Tuesday in sixth place. The Columbus Dispatch has a short recap of the Buckeyes' effort.

The Southtown Star of the Chicago area has a story catching up with former Buckeye quarterback Mike Tomczak.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a short recap of a Jim Tressel radio interview Tuesday on the Dan Patrick Show.

Finally, Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog entry on a potential men's basketball point guard recruiting target.


Tuesday, May 26
The Ohio State baseball team learned its NCAA tournament fate on Monday when the Buckeyes were given a three seed in the Tallahassee, Fla., region. The Columbus Dispatch has a story on how OSU head coach Bob Todd felt his team deserved better. The Dispatch also has the regional's schedule.

The Dispatch has a feature story on Ohio State shot put athlete Patrick Whalen, who has battled depression following the accidental death of a track-and-field official when Whalen was 19-years old.

The Toledo Blade has a feature story on OSU men's golf coach Jim Brown, who will retire at the end of the season.

Rob Oller of the Dispatch has a column on Ohio State's successful spring season.

The South Bend (Ind.) Tribune has a story on recent Notre Dame commit, Cincinnati Elder tight end Alex Welch, who said his choices were between the Irish and Ohio State.

Finally, the Dispatch has a short note on Ohio State men's tennis player Steven Moneke, who fell in three sets to Mississippi's Devin Britton in the NCAA singles championship.


Monday, May 25
The Associated Press (via the Newark Advocate) has a short recap of Sunday's action in the NCAA Division I tennis championship. Ohio State's Steven Moneke has advanced to the men's singles final.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a short note on the Miami Herald article on OSU football recruiting target Lamarcus Joyner.


Sunday, May 24
The Ohio State baseball team had its Big Ten Tournament run come to an end Saturday with a loss to Minnesota. The Columbus Dispatch has a game recap and look at what's next for Bob Todd's team.

The Dispatch has a story on last week's Big Ten football meetings in Chicago.

The Miami Herald has a profile on Ohio State football recruiting target Lamarcus Joyner.

The Dispatch has a short story on OSU football coach Jim Tressel leaving for the Middle East this week to visit troops.

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


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