• Boys Basketball

    Pickerington High School Central boys basketball coach Jerry Francis holds up the Division I championship trophy after the Tigers defeated Toldeo Whitmer 45-40 on March 24, 2012 at Ohio State.

    Francis resigns as Pickerington Central coach

    The Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team played most of this past season without head coach Jerry Francis, and now the Tigers will go forward with someone else leading the program.
  • Super 12 Boys Basketball Team

    Javon Bess, the Division I district Player of the Year, averaged 20.4 points and 7.5 rebounds in leading Gahanna to a 22-4 season.

    Phasing out football worked well for Gahanna's Bess

    With his 6-foot-5 frame and quickness, it's reasonable to think that Javon Bess would have been a standout high school football player had he stuck with the sport.
  • Super 12 Girls Basketball Team

    Senior post player Alyssa Rice, the first Reynoldsburg girl to be named Super 12 captain, earned OCC-Ohio Division and Division I District Player of the Year honors and was selected to play in the McDonald's All-American Game on April 2 in Chicago.

    Reynoldsburg's Rice sets herself apart

    Alyssa Rice doesn't take the situation she walked into in 2010-11 for granted.

Final Super 7 Polls

Note: 2013-14 season


1. Upper Arlington
2. Gahanna
3. Newark
4. Pickerington Central
5. Watterson
6. Brookhaven
7. Northland


1. Africentric 
2. Reynoldsburg 
3. Upper Arlington
4. Northland
5. Newark
6. Newark Catholic
7. Johnstown 

Top Stories

Boys Basketball

Riggs steps down as Canal Winchester coach

Kent Riggs has resigned from his job as coach of the Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team.

Gahanna's Bess leads Ohio in all-star sweep

Gahanna Lincoln High School senior Javon Bess was named Ohio’s MVP as his team beat Kentucky 100-91 on April 12 in the 23rd annual Ohio-Kentucky boys all-star game at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Boys Basketball

Longtime coach Miller resigns from Thomas post

Bob Miller’s long and storied coaching career came to an end April 10 when he resigned as coach of the Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball team.
Girls Basketball

Columbus School for Girls tabs Patrick as new coach

Ben Patrick has been hired to coach the Columbus School for Girls basketball team.
Girls Basketball

Burke steps down as coach at Canal Winchester

Gary Burke has stepped down as coach of the Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team.
Boys Basketball

Davidson to hire Hamilton as coach

Cort Hamilton will be hired to coach the Hilliard Davidson High School boys basketball team, pending school board approval April 14.
Girls Basketball

Fisher named new coach at Hartley

Matt Fisher has been named the new girls basketball coach at Hartley High School.
Girls Basketball

Rice relishes McDonald's opportunity

Over the past few years, the most sought-after recruit to come through central Ohio in girls basketball unquestionably was Reynoldsburg High School senior Alyssa Rice.
Girls Basketball

Liberty, Orange searching for new coaches

Both the Olentangy Liberty and Olentangy Orange high school girls basketball programs are looking for head coaches.
Boys Basketball

State title eludes Upper Arlington

The Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team was less than five seconds away from winning its first state championship since 1937, but had to settle for being the Division I state runner-up after an unlikely shot.
Boys Basketball

Watterson's bid for repeat falls short

The Watterson High School boys basketball team had overcome early deficits during its postseason run, but it wasn't able to do so against second-ranked Norwalk in the Division II state final.
Boys Basketball

Ready's run ends in state semifinal

As he reflected on his team advancing to the Division III state tournament for the first time since 2010, Ready High School boys basketball coach Don Worstell talked about how he was pleased and proud of what the Silver Knights accomplished.
Girls Basketball

State atmosphere challenging for Coffman

Coffman tried to treat its Division I state semifinal against North Canton Hoover on March 14 at Ohio State like a typical regular-season contest.


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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