Girls BasketballTo call the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team young might be a misnomer.
Columbus Academy RoundupColumbus Academy boys basketball coach Jeff Warstler hopes the stage has been set for a memorable season.
Local RoundupThe long-term outlook hardly resembles the short-term prospects for the Northland High School girls basketball team.
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)
Under new coach Bob Scott last season, the Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball team made improvements to its offensive game and more than tripled its win total from the previous year.
The Thomas Worthington High School girls basketball team is hoping to overcome a lack of size this season.
The Westerville South High School girls basketball team returns a talented group of players, but seventh-year coach Silas Williams is looking to get those individuals to work together as one.
Despite having a mostly rebuilt roster from when it won back-to-back Division I district titles in 2012 and 2013, the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball team captured another championship a year ago.
Despite the loss of five 2015 graduates, Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball coach Jack Purtell was feeling optimistic about his team's potential throughout the preseason thanks to a solid group of young players.
Despite a change of leadership, Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball coach Randy Patton said the team's objectives won't change.
Losing one of its all-time greatest players to graduation hasn't changed the Ready High School girls basketball team's outlook for this season.
The Hilliard Darby High School girls basketball team thinks it has the pieces to continue the progress it made last season.
The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team opened Nov. 21 with a 59-43 home win over Upper Arlington, eight months and 16 days after last season ended with a second consecutive district semifinal loss.
Grandview Heights Roundup
A late start and a small roster -- both in height and numbers -- will have an impact on the success of the Grandview Heights High School girls basketball team.
First-year Central Crossing High School girls basketball coach Lewis Buzzard was quick to point out the positives after his team's season-opening 64-27 loss at Ready on Nov. 20.
The new-look Whitehall-Yearling High School girls basketball team expects to improve on last season's 6-16 overall record.
Coming off its first City League-North Division championship and a run to a Division II district final, the Centennial High School girls basketball team was preparing for a strong follow-up season.
New Albany Roundup
New Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt believes senior guard Meche'la Cobb's fortunes will go a long way toward determining those of the Eagles this season.
The DeSales High School girls basketball team began its season with a handful of familiar names on the roster.
Having returned 12 letterwinners, including four starters, the Whetstone High School girls basketball team is looking to improve on last season, when it finished 11-12 overall.
The Watterson High School girls basketball team should learn the value of intangibles this season.
Canal Winchester Roundup
While Canal Winchester High School girls basketball Willie Jordan does not plan to change his team's basic approach in his second season, he hopes the Indians can thrive off a variety of styles as they seek their first winning record in six years.
Groveport Madison Roundup
The Groveport Madison High School girls basketball team showed progress last season, winning five more games for first-year coach Chris Vail than it did in the 2013-14 season.
In looking at the success of the Bexley High School girls basketball team last season, coach Joshua Price could point to a strong inside game.
Even with a new coach and after having its best player graduate, the Hartley High School girls basketball team might not look much different than it did during its run to a Division II district title a year ago.
With an inside-outside combination of Kristen Levering and Alexa Fisher a year ago, the Olentangy Liberty High School girls basketball team earned the No. 1 seed for the Division I district tournament and won its first district title.