• Boys Basketball (Full story)

    JOSHUA A. BICKEL/THISWEEK
    South senior guard Ennis Thomas is all smiles as he celebrates the Wildcats' 57-55 victory over Lima Senior in the Division I state final March 19 at Ohio State.

    Wildcats complete 'tough journey' to first state title

    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 Basketball

    BARBARA J. PERENIC/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
    Senior Seth Towns averaged an area-best 31.6 points in leading Northland to a 21-3 record.

    Northland's Towns named Super 12 captain

    Last 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 Basketball

    JOHN HULKENBERG/THISWEEK
    Meche'la Cobb averaged 19.9 points, 10 rebounds and 1.8 blocks in leading New Albany to a Division I district final.

    New Albany's Cobb named Super 12 captain

    New 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

Super 7 girls preseason rankings (with 2014-15 record in parentheses):http://workplace.dispatch.com/content/images/sports/super-7.png

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)

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Girls Basketball

Hauser steps down as Gahanna coach

Throughout his tenure as Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball coach, Rick Hauser used the spring to put together the summer practice and scrimmage schedule.
Girls Basketball

Jaynes named Westland coach

Matt Jaynes has been named Westland High School girls basketball coach.
Boys Basketball (Full story)

Feasel to change coaching jobs at Olentangy

Olentangy High School girls basketball coach John Feasel will take over the Braves' boys basketball program, pending school board approval.
Girls Basketball

Tufts takes over at Darby

Hilliard Darby High School recently named Tay Tufts as its new girls basketball coach.
Girls Basketball

Miller steps down as Marysville 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.
Girls Basketball

Herring named coach at Jerome

Pending school board approval, Natalie Herring will be the next girls basketball coach at Dublin Jerome High School.
Boys Basketball (Full story)

Riggs takes coaching job at Lancaster

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.
Boys Basketball

Kelly steps down as Braves coach

Chris Kelly was ready for a reboot, so he recently resigned after 13 seasons leading the Olentangy High School boys basketball program.
Boys Basketball

Wesson to play for Ohio State

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)

Peterson sparks Orange’s run to Final Four

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

Africentric girls roll to fifth state title

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.
Boys Basketball

AP releases all-state teams

The 2015-16 Associated Press all-Ohio boys basketball teams, based on the recommendations of a media panel.
Girls Basketball

AP releases all-state teams

The 2015-16 Associated Press all-Ohio girls basketball teams, based on the recommendations of a media panel.
Basketball

LCL announces all-league teams

The Licking County League has released its all-league basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
Basketball

MOCAL announces all-league teams

The Mid-Ohio Christian Athletic League has released its all-league boys and girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
Basketball

MSL releases all-league teams

The Mid-State League has released its all-MSL-Ohio Division boys and girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
Boys Basketball

All-Central District teams

The 2015-2016 Associated Press All-Central District boys all-star basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
Girls Basketball

All-Central District teams

The 2015-2016 Associated Press All-Central District girls all-star basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
Girls Basketball

OCC releases all-league teams

The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-league girls basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.
Boys Basketball

OCC releases all-league teams

The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-league boys basketball teams for the 2015-16 season.

National Signing Day: Where they're going

Numerous central Ohio high school athletes have made their college decision. See the latest list and check back for updates.