• Men's Basketball

    Jack Gibbs, a 2013 Westerville North High School graduate, is looking to stay healthy in the coming season for the Davidson College men's basketball team. Gibbs, a point guard, missed seven games last season with a knee injury.

    Gibbs looks to run Davidson offense

    Jack Gibbs has the keys to the offense for the Davidson (N.C.) College men's basketball team, and he's ready to enjoy the ride.
  • Basketball

    Central's Javon Bess (left), Caris LeVert and Chad Nelson celebrate following a 60-58 victory over Olentangy Liberty in a Division I regional semifinal on March 15, 2012. The Tigers went on to win their first state title.

    Stars aligned for Central's title run

    Minutes after the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team won the Division I state championship on March 24, 2012, coach Jerry Francis referred to sophomore standouts Javon Bess, Connor Kern and Jae'Sean Tate as his "babies."
  • Super 12 Boys Basketball Team

    Seth Towns, a 6-7 junior forward, averaged a team-high 21 points and 12 rebounds in leading Northland to a Division I regional final and 22-6 record.

    Northland's Towns named area's top player

    Seth Towns isn't planning to take it easy over the next few months.
  • Super 12 Girls Basketball Team

    Senior Kym Royster is the all-time leading scorer at Newark.

    Newark's Royster named area's top player

    With senior Kym Royster leading the way, a number of memorable moments have taken place this season for the Newark High School girls basketball team.

Super 7 Polls



1. Westerville South
2. Dublin Coffman
3. Dublin Jerome
4. Gahanna Lincoln
5. New Albany
6. Hilliard Bradley
7. Newark



1. Newark 
2. Olentangy Liberty 
3. Olentangy
4. Northland
5. Hilliard Bradley
6. Eastmoor Academy
7. Newark Catholic


Top Stories


Hall to be honored by alma mater

Steve Hall, the former Grandview Heights coach and Ohio State men’s basketball player who died earlier this year, will be honored Feb. 13 by Haviland Wayne Trace, his high school alma mater.
Boys Basketball

Phillips named coach at Bexley

After more than a decade, the Bexley High School boys basketball team will be under new leadership.
Girls Basketball

Wallace selected for national team

Bexley Wallace soon will get a chance to showcase her talents on an international stage. The Pickerington High School Central freshman was one of 12 players named to the USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team on May 25 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Boys Basketball

Bartlett named Big Walnut coach

Brett Bartlett has been named coach of the Big Walnut High School boys basketball team, replacing Eric Myers.
Boys Basketball

Gahanna’s Moyer to transfer to prep school

After spending the last two seasons playing for the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys basketball team, junior Matt Moyer plans to transfer to South Kent, a private boarding school in South Kent, Conn., for his senior season.
Girls Basketball

Hartley hires Dennis as coach

Donald Dennis is hoping he can bring stability to the Hartley High School girls basketball program.

Area players star in North-South All-Star game

The South all-stars got 25 points from Grove City senior Nick Bapst but lost 111-110 to the North in the Division I-II Ohio North-South All-Star boys basketball game April 19 at Capital University.
Boys Basketball

All-state honors announced

The following area boys basketball players and coaches recently received all-state recognition.
Girls Basketball

All-state honors announced

The following area girls basketball players and coaches recently received all-state recognition.
Boys Basketball - Div. II State Semifinal

Second-half zone defense silences Walnut Ridge

By halftime of its Division II state semifinal March 27, the Walnut Ridge High School boys basketball team led by one point and its opponent, Cleveland Central Catholic, had one of its top players in foul trouble.


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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