Girls BasketballA year ago, the two teams that represented central Ohio at the state girls basketball tournament were eventual Division III state champion Africentric and first-time Division I state qualifier Dublin Coffman.
Final Super 7 Polls
Note: 2013-14 season
1. Upper Arlington
4. Pickerington Central
3. Upper Arlington
6. Newark Catholic
With three of its top four scorers back from a team that extended its City League-North Division winning streak to 60, Northland High School girls basketball coach Bill Spencer knows what his program represents.
New Albany Roundup
New Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt has spent several hours the past three months figuring out how to replace junior center/forward Meche'la Cobb after she tore her left ACL in August.
Sixth-year Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball coach Bryan Patton always has taken pride in his program's depth.
Lamont Tillman loves the situation he inherited in his first year coaching the Westerville North High School girls basketball team.
Jim Strode knows that his Worthington Kilbourne High School girls basketball team will need a collaborative effort this season to equal last year's success.
The Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team is coming off its first Division I district championship since 1989, but the first order of business for the Golden Bears isn't winning a second.
Since taking over as Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball coach in May, Bob Scott has been impressed with the work ethic and dependability he has seen from his players.
Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball coach Jack Purtell won't be surprised if his patience is tested this season, particularly early on.
The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team seems to have a good idea of what it will be this year, but the Tigers hope no one else can figure them out.
The Hilliard Bradley High School girls basketball team has its sights set on winning its second district championship.
The Central Crossing High School girls basketball team plans to be better than its 5-18 record of a season ago.
Now in his 13th season as Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball coach, Rick Hauser has worked with his share of athletic players and future collegians.
The DeSales High School girls basketball team has nine true guards, two true inside players and a swing player on its roster.
The Whetstone High School girls basketball team's roster for first-year coach Paren Fisher is a blend of experience and youth.
First-year coach Willie Jordan is hoping that his Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team's overall size will give it an advantage over most of its opponents this season.
After members of the Watterson High School girls basketball team sprinted the length of the court 22 times at the end of a recent two-hour practice, 14th-year coach Tom Woodford told his players that they could stop running if one of them could make a free throw on her first attempt.