Boys Basketball (Full story)In Ed Calo's first 28 seasons as Westerville South High School boys basketball coach, he built a program that consistently stood out among the best in central Ohio.
Boys BasketballLast season, Northland High School boys basketball player Seth Towns shared Division I district Player of the Year honors with 2015 Newark graduate Jordan Dartis and was named ThisWeek Super 12 captain.
Girls BasketballNew Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt attributed Meche'la Cobb's outstanding senior season to one particular evolution in her game.
Super 7 girls preseason rankings (with 2014-15 record in parentheses):
1. Olentangy Liberty (25-2)
2. Pickerington Central (17-8)
3. Olentangy (21-5)
4. Dublin Coffman (20-6)
5. Reynoldsburg (15-9)
6. Eastmoor Academy (23-3)
7. Upper Arlington (19-6)
Matt Jaynes has been named Westland High School girls basketball coach.
Olentangy High School girls basketball coach John Feasel will take over the Braves' boys basketball program, pending school board approval.
Hilliard Darby High School recently named Tay Tufts as its new girls basketball coach.
Andrea Miller said she has the Marysville High School girls basketball program heading in the right direction, having guided the Monarchs to three winning seasons.
Pending school board approval, Natalie Herring will be the next girls basketball coach at Dublin Jerome High School.
Boys Basketball (Full story)
Kent Riggs juggled the jobs of athletics director and boys basketball coach at Canal Winchester High School for 16 years, until he felt he no longer had the energy to do both.
Chris Kelly was ready for a reboot, so he recently resigned after 13 seasons leading the Olentangy High School boys basketball program.
Andre Wesson, who helped lead the Westerville South High School boys basketball team to the Division I state title March 19 at Ohio State, will play for the Buckeyes.
Women's Basketball (Full Story)
Syracuse University has become synonymous with the three weeks of each year known as “March Madness” because of what its men’s basketball program has accomplished the past four decades under coach Jim Boeheim.
City League Notes
When Africentric Early College girls basketball coach Will McKinney talks about what it's like to be a part of one of just six schools in state history to have won at least five state championships, it's as though he's making an acceptance speech for winning an award.
The 2015-16 Associated Press all-Ohio boys basketball teams, based on the recommendations of a media panel.
The 2015-16 Associated Press all-Ohio girls basketball teams, based on the recommendations of a media panel.
The Licking County League has released its all-league basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
The Mid-Ohio Christian Athletic League has released its all-league boys and girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
The Mid-State League has released its all-MSL-Ohio Division boys and girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
The 2015-2016 Associated Press All-Central District boys all-star basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
The 2015-2016 Associated Press All-Central District girls all-star basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-league girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-league boys basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.