Former Ohio State football coach John Cooper will officially become a member of the College Football Hall of Fame today, and the Columbus Dispatch has a story on Coop's 15-month victory parade coming to an end.
A position change for redshirt freshman Jermil Martin is the subject of a Dispatch blog entry by Ken Gordon. Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a blog note on former OSU basketball player Daequan Cook and an entry on a possible job change for Big Ten referee Ed Hightower.
The Warren Tribune has a story on Ohio State football players Dan "Boom" Herron and Jimmy Cordle helping at a Ursuline youth football camp. Cordle's recent philanthropic efforts in Lancaster have earned him the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette Orchid Award for his community service efforts, according to (naturally) the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette.
The Cincinnati Enquirer has a feature story on football recruiting and how the recruits must know the NCAA rules. The Enquirer also has what a typical week looks like for the Division I recruit, as well as the top goal of every school: get the recruit on campus.
Friday, July 17
The future of OSU football commit Carlos Hyde is unveiled in a blog entry by Columbus Dispatch writer Ken Gordon.
It was a down day for OSU golfers. The Dayton Daily News has a recap of a rough round by senior Emma Jandel in her attempt to qualify for the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. Defending Ohio Amateur champ Vaughn Snyder is still in striking distance, but the former OSU golfer told the DDN he doesn't feel he can rally.
Tom Archdeacon of the Dayton Daily News has a blog entry on Ohio State trying to steal a men's basketball recruit away from my beloved alma mater.
If you're reading this in the Columbus area, check out the Akron Beacon Journal for details on a book signing Jim Tressel will attend this afternoon in Columbus.
Finally, the Cincinnati Enquirer has a report on a hearing-impared OSU fan asking the university to offer captioning at football games.
The Dayton Daily News has a story on the second day of play in the Ohio Amateur in suburban Dayton. Former OSU golfer, and defending Ohio Am champion, Vaughn Snyder remains in second place.
The DDN also has a note on a U.S. Women's Amateur qualifier in Dayton. Ohio State's Emma Jandel, a product of Oakwood, is scheduled to participate.
Finally, the USA Today has a feature story on OSU football recruiting target Seantrel Henderson.
Wednesday, July 15
Ohio State assistant coach Dick Tressel spoke to more than 70 players on Tuesady at a regional all-star game practice in Toledo. The Toledo Blade has a story on the elder Tressel's speech.
The Ohio Amateur golf tournament is underway in Dayton, and former Buckeye Vaughn Snyder is in second place. The Dayton Daily News and The Associated Press (via the Coshocton Tribune) have stories on the first day of play.
Finally, Brian Kollars of the Dayton Daily News has a blog entry on Ohio State Day on the Big Ten Network this Friday.
Tuesday, July 14
John Klein of the Tulsa World has feature story on former Tulsa (and Ohio State, naturally) head coach John Cooper.
Ken Gordon of the Columbus Dispatch is back from vacation and has a blog entry on some interesting Ohio State football stats.
The News-Herald of northern Ohio has a story on recent Ohio State baseball commit centerfielder Tim Wetzel of Mayfield.
Finally, Larry Phillips of the Mansfield News Journal has a column stemming from the Ohio State University Alumni Association's magazine's choices for the 26-member all-time football team.
Monday, July 13
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a Q&A with Ohio State sophomore offensive lineman Michael Brewster.
The Warren Tribune Chronicle has a story on area product Daniel "Boom" Herron.
Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch has an update on the injury status of Ohio State basketball player Zisis Sarikopoulos.
Sunday, July 12
The Columbus Dispatch has a feature story on quarterback recruiting.
Former Buckeye Jeff Uhlenhake, a Newark Catholic graduate, returned to his hometown to help build a house for Habitat for Humanity. The Newark Advocate has the story.
In other charitable news, Jimmy Cordle's recent charity event raised $17,673.29 for Fairfield MRDD's Special Olympics programs. The Lancaster Eagle Gazette has that story.
The Canton Repository catches up with Kosta Koufos as he prepares for his second NBA season.
Bob Baptist of the Dispatch has a final update on Evan Turner and the U.S. men's basketball team at the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia. The women's basketball team won the gold at the WUG and Jim Massie of the Dispatch has the details of the American's rout of Russia in the final game and Jantel Lavender's performance.
CNN.com has a story on contributor Bob Greene's new book, a memoir of his time working at an Ohio newspaper in the 1960s. The excerpt is of a conversation between Greene and Woody Hayes.
Finally, former OSU wrestler Mark Coleman won his fight at last night's UFC 100. The USA Today has a recap of the event, including Coleman's win.