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Congrats grads!

Congrats to the 48 student athletes who graduated over the weekend!  Aren’t their “Student Athletes” stoles neat! Well done, Go Bucks! View pictures!

Buckeye Family Loses An All-Time Great: John Hicks

John Hicks, a two-time All-American and major award winner and undeniably one of the most outstanding Ohio State football players of all time, died Saturday after a long illness. Hicks’ wife, Cindy, contacted the Department of Athletics with the news. He was 65. Read more.

Congratulations Jeff Logan!

Past VO President Jeff Logan was recognized by the Alumni Association as the 2016 recipient of the Ralph Davenport Mershon Award in early October.  This award recognizes alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to the Ohio State University through volunteer work.  Logan has not only volunteered his time to VO and our Hall…

Ohio State Mourns the Loss of Steve Arlin

The Ohio State Department of Athletics mourns the loss of Buckeye baseball legend Steve Arlin, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 70. Read more.

In Memoriam of Chico Nelson & Norman “Mac” McElheny

Member of the 1944 Football National Championship, Norman “Mac” McElheny, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 8, 2016 in Columbus. Read more. Chico Nelson, former Ohio State captain and three-year starter, passed away in Columbus on Tuesday, May 17. He was 46.

In Memoriam of Paul Michael Matus, Sr.

On April 18, 2016, Paul Michael Matus, Sr. passed away peacefully at home on the farm where he was raised, surrounded by family. He was 94 years old and played on the 1942 Ohio State National Championship Football Team. View obituary.

Varsity O at Operation Feed

Several Varsity ‘O’ members helped collect donations at the Alumni Association’s Operation Feed on Saturday, April 9. Donations benefitted the Mid-Ohio Foodbank to help feed local families.  See more pictures from the event.  

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