Buckeye Newsstand, Nov. 15

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, November 15
The Ohio State football team is going back to Pasadena thanks to its 24-21 overtime victory Saturday against Iowa. The Columbus Dispatch and Cleveland Plain Dealer has plenty of postgame coverage on its respective OSU pages.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen also has postgame coverage on its Hawk Central page.

The Canton Repository, Toledo Blade, Lorain Morning Journal and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps.

Jon Spencer of the Mansfield News Journal has a column on the game's unlikely hero, walk-on kicker Devin Barclay.

The Canton Repository has an OSU notebook and some notes on Ohio State's victory.


Saturday, November 14
The Ohio State football team can clinch its first Rose Bowl berth since in more than a decade with a win this afternoon against Iowa. The Columbus Dispatch has plenty of pregame coverage on its Gameday+ page. The Dispatch also has a story on the virtues of Tresselball, as well as a Rob Oller column on Tressel and a story on Cameron Heyward not taking the Rose Bowl for granted.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on embattled Buckeyes Ray Small and Rob Rose as they prepare for their first game at Ohio Stadium. The Plain Dealer also has its Four Downs - four things to look for during the game - and a Bill Livingston column on the Rose Bowl.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on today's battle for the roses.

The Canton Repository has some notes on this afternoon's game, as well as a story on OSU's seniors.

The Toledo Blade also has some notes previewing today's game.

The OSU women's basketball team opened its season Friday night with a victory against Eastern Illinois, and the Dispatch has a game recap.

Finally, the Ohio State women's soccer team fell to Oregon State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Dispatch has the details.

Scouting Iowa
The Iowa City Press-Citizen has pregame coverage on its Hawk Central page. The Des Moines Register has its Iowa football coverage on its page.

The Canton Repository compares Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz to OSU's Jim Tressel.


Friday, November 13
The Ohio State men's basketball team let James Madison stay close early before pulling away for an easy victory. The Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Mansfield News Journal) have game recaps.

The Dispatch has a story on the football team's success in stopping the run, as well as an OSU notebook. The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on the OSU defense hoping to affect Iowa quarterback James Vanderberg.

The Canton Repository has a feature story on OSU football senior Ray Small.

Junior defensive lineman Cameron Heyward is the subject of a Toledo Blade story.

The Plain Dealer continues its Countdown to Michigan with looks back to the 2001 and 2002 editions of The Game.

The Plain Dealer also has an OSU Insider notebook.

The OSU women's soccer team begins its NCAA tournament run today at home, and the Dispatch has a story on the Buckeyes' improved fitness this season.

The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on the newest member of the Ohio State softball team, Wellington's Melissa Rennie.

Finally, The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal) has a story on what the football team learned from a visit by Afghanistan veteran Sgt. Sean Clifton.

Scouting Iowa
The Des Moines Register has a feature story on the last time the Hawkeyes won in Columbus. The Register also has a story on Iowa's defense.

The Iowa City Press-Citizen has a column on Vandenberg. Vandenberg is also the subject of a Dispatch story.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the Hawkeyes being down, but not out.


Thursday, November 12
Talented sophomore receiver DeVier Posey is the subject of a Columbus Dispatch story. The Dispatch also has a story on the ID kits for children that were promoted by Jim Tressel and Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and an OSU notebook.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story on Terrelle Pryor's sore ankle, as well as a Countdown to Michigan.

The Canton Repository has a story on Tressel stressing Iowa will still be dangerous despite the absence of quarterback Ricky Stanzi.

The Associated Press (via the Lorain Morning Journal has a story that says Pryor wants the Buckeyes to avoid a letdown Saturday vs. Iowa.

The basketball signing period started Wednesday, and Ohio State's men's basketball team inked a talented class. The Dispatch has a story on the new recruits, as well as a preview of the men's game against James Madison tonight. The women's basketball team also signed an athletic class, and the Dispatch has a story on them.

The Plain Dealer also has a story on the men's basketball recruiting class, as well as a note on local product Amy Scullion, who signed with the women's basketball team.

The Associated Press (via the Dispatch has the details on a three-game suspension for women's basketball players Shavelle Little and Cherise Daniel.

Scouting Iowa
The Iowa City Press-Citizen compares the injury to Stanzi to a situation the Hawkeyes faced in 1984.

The Dispatch has a story on Iowa's talented defensive linemen.

The Plain Dealer has a story on the Hawkeyes' Cleveland area ties. The Lorain Morning Journal has a story on Avon Lake grad Trey Stross, an Iowa football player.


Wednesday, November 11
The Columbus Dispatch has a story on Ohio State's improvement following its loss to Purdue. The Dispatch also has an OSU notebook and column by Rob Oller on the ugly alternate uniforms the Buckeyes will wear at Michigan.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a profile on junior defensive lineman Cameron Heyward. The Plain Dealer also has an OSU notebook.

The Canton Repository writes that the Buckeyes and Hawkeyes have the Rose Bowl on their minds. The Repository also has an OSU notebook.

Ohio State wants to attack Iowa's quarterback, no matter who is may be, according to a Toledo Blade story.

Finally, the Dispatch has a short note on a Columbus native not being able to play for James Madison Thursday against Ohio State's men's basketball team.

Scouting Iowa
Iowa will have a freshman quarterback make his first start when the Hawkeyes come to Columbus, and the Iowa City Press-Citizen has a story on James Vandenberg. The Press-Citizen also has a story on head coach Kirk Ferentz being on edge with reporters on Tuesday.

The Dispatch has a story on the challenge facing the Hawkeyes following its first loss of the season.


Tuesday, November 10
What was a typical season-opening rout of an overmatched opponent turned into history when Ohio State men's basketball junior Evan Turner recorded only the second triple-double in school history. His performance led OSU to a 100-60 victory over Alcorn State, and the Columbus Dispatch, Cleveland Plain Dealer and The Associated Press (via the Canton Repository) have game stories and highlights of Turner's big night. Bob Hunter of the Dispatch has a column on how Turner's triple-double is a "really big deal."

The Dispatch has a feature story on the Ohio State offensive line and its efforts in overcoming adversity this season.

The Plain Dealer has a story on Ohio State going after its fifth-straight Big Ten football title.

The Toledo Blade has a story on Ohio State senior Ray Small.

The Associated Press (via the Dispatch) has a national college football notebook.

The Mansfield News Journal has a story on an upcoming television program that will try to pick the best high school players to ever come from Ohio.

Finally, Ken Gordon of the Dispatch has a short blog entry on the announcement that the annual Ohio State-Michigan game will kickoff at Noon, as it should be according to an OSU notebook by The Associated Press (via the Dayton Daily News). The announcement also heads an OSU notebook by the Plain Dealer.

Scouting Iowa
Iowa is coming off an upset loss to Northwestern that derailed its national championship hopes, but the Iowa City Press-Citizen and Des Moines Register have stories on how there is still plenty to play for for the Hawkeyes.

The Dispatch has a story on Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz.


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