Jared Kamrass of Cincinnati, OH

Ohio State Athletics Roundup – Highlights of Happenings

Ohio State sports teams have had a busy time of late. From a women’s hockey duo organizing a charitable clothing drive to the Buckeye’s loss against Georgia, a lot has happened in the last few weeks — and there’s even more to come!

Jared Kamrass of Cincinnati, OH states that since many fans find it hard to keep up with all the occurrences in Ohio State’s athletic world, the roundup below boasts the recent highlights in one easy-to-consume place.

Ohio State’s Kicker Takes Responsibility for Miss Against Georgia

Noah Ruggles, the kicker for Ohio State, missed a 50-yard field goal that allowed Georgia to secure their spot in the national championship. While the blow was tough to take for the team and fans, Ruggles is bearing full responsibility for missing the shot.

Jackie Ruggles, the kicker’s mom, spoke on behalf of her son on Tuesday morning, thanking Buckeye fans for their support and reaffirming that “Noah takes full responsibility for the miss.”

She went on to say that he is grateful for his teammates and coaches who always gave him a chance to succeed.

Former Syracuse Safety to Transfer to Ohio State

On Tuesday evening, Ja’Had Carter, the former safety for Syracuse, announced he will be heading to Ohio State.

As a three-star player from Richmond, Carter has a record of 12 pass break ups, 138 tackles, two fumble recoveries, and 3.5 tackles for loss.

The 198-pound six-foot-two player was an All-American freshman in 2020, regarded by many as the best safety in the transfer portal.

Carter is the third member to join the Buckeyes since the standard season ended, with John Ferlmann from Arizona State and Casey Magyar from Kent State joining him.

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Ohio State Is Working Tirelessly to Fill the Arena for the Men’s Basketball

Ohio State is trying to fill the Value City Arena as the men’s basketball team will host Purdue on the night of January 5, 2023. Starting at seven in the evening, the game will be televised across the country on Fox Sports 1.

Early in the season, Ohio State played for some pretty sparse crowds, averaging 10,786 fans inside their 19,049-seat arena across seven matches.

However, they are looking for a near-full stadium this time. And it appears they will achieve it. Seven hundred students have opted in with discounted tickets, and over 15,000 tickets have been sold.

Ohio State has worked tirelessly to fill the arena, conducting a range of email pushes over the last 30 days, and running ticket giveaways on its social media.

Ohio State Women’s Hockey Duo Organized Clothing Drive

Quinn Kuntz and Emma Maltais from Ohio State’s women’s hockey team organized a clothing drive last month in support of Star House, a center that helps youth experiencing homelessness in Central Ohio.

The pair gathered more than 600 garments from student-athletes, staff, and coaches to donate to Star House ahead of the festive season.

On the ice, the two are well-respected players, and the team is starting its final half of the 2022-23 campaign next week.

By Jared Kamrass

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