• Boys Basketball

    Kent Riggs (kneeling) resigned last week after leading the Canal Winchester boys basketball program for 27 seasons, compiling a 422-194 record with seven league titles, five district championships and one regional title.

    Riggs steps down after 27 seasons

    The most successful era in the history of the Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team has ended.
  • Boys Basketball

    Bob Miller coached 31 of his 41 seasons at Thomas, finishing with a career record of 573-323. His teams won 12 league and three district championships.

    Miller era comes to close at Thomas

    When Bob Miller announced his retirement as coach of the Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball team earlier this month, it ended one of the most enduring and winningest coaching careers in Ohio.
  • Boys Basketball

    Jerry Francis, choosing to step back to concentrate on his health and family, resigned his boys basketball coaching position April 4. Francis guided Central to the 2012 Division I state championship as well as OCC-Ohio Division championships and district titles each of the past three years.

    Francis resigns coaching post

    After a stroke and back surgery prevented him from coaching the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team for the second half of this past season, Jerry Francis stayed away, monitoring the Tigers' progress and keeping touch via calls, texts and the media.

Final Super 7 Polls

Note: 2013-14 season


1. Upper Arlington
2. Gahanna
3. Newark
4. Pickerington Central
5. Watterson
6. Brookhaven
7. Northland


1. Africentric 
2. Reynoldsburg 
3. Upper Arlington
4. Northland
5. Newark
6. Newark Catholic
7. Johnstown 

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2013: Div. II State Final

Watterson 55, St.Vincent-St.Mary 52

2013: Div. I Regional Final

Northland 62, Gahanna 53
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