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Ohio St. president apologizes for ‘Polish army’ comment

January 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The president of Ohio State University apologized today for comparing the problem of coordinating the school’s many divisions to the Polish army, an off-the-cuff remark that a Polish-American group called a “slanderous” display of bigotry and ignorance. Continue Reading

Ohio State gets bowl ban, other penalties

December 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The NCAA hit Ohio State with a one-year bowl ban and other penalties on Tuesday for a scandal that involved eight players taking a total of $14,000 in cash and tattoos in exchange for jerseys, rings and other Buckeyes memorabilia. Tipped to the violations, then-coach Jim Tressel failed to speak up. Continue Reading

Urban Meyer to coach at Ohio State

November 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

If Ohio State did not come calling, Urban Meyer says he was planning to stay away from coaching for at least another year.
Meyer, the former Florida coach and native Buckeye, was officially hired Monday by Ohio State, a program with a glittering past that has suffered through a difficult year of NCAA violations. Continue Reading

Ohio State set to introduce Meyer as next football coach

November 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio Urban Meyer is returning to coaching and to his roots. The former Florida coach and native Buckeye will take over at Ohio State, a program with a glittering past that has suffered through a difficult year of NCAA violations, suspensions and a 6-6 record. Continue Reading

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Jim Tressel resigns as Ohio State’s football coach

May 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Jim Tressel, who guided Ohio State to its first national title in 34 years, resigned Monday amid NCAA violations and mounting revelations that sullied the image of one of the country’s top football programs. Continue Reading

Men’s basketball: Buckeyes overpower Minnesota

February 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

No. 1 team in the country flexes its muscles in Big Ten game Continue Reading&

UND WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Win over Ohio State clinches home ice

February 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Senior Stephanie Roy was the first player to buy in to what coach Brian Idalski was selling: That under his staff, the UND women’s hockey team would perennially be a top-half team in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Continue Reading&

UND WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Sioux win thriller

February 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Lamoureux-Kolls scores with nine seconds left in OT to lift UND The UND women’s hockey team inched closer to home ice in dramatic fashion Friday night. Alyssa Wiebe scored the game-tying goal with just over a minute left and Monique Lamoureux-Kolls lifted the Sioux to a 4-3 win over Ohio State by scoring with nine seconds left in overtime. Continue Reading&

Men’s basketball: Gophers rally falls short against Buckeyes

January 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota had a shot at tying game in closing seconds Continue Reading

Former Ohio State star Clarett to try out for United Football League team

August 25, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Ohio State star Maurice Clarett believes he’s ready to make another run at professional football. Clarett received permission today to leave Ohio to try out for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He served 3½ years in prison for having a hidden gun and holding up two people outside a bar, then spent 4½ months in a community-based, lockdown dormitory. Continue Reading