DeSales RoundupBasketball would be relatively boring for Luke Hippler if all he did was roam the paint and grab rebounds, so the DeSales High School boys team's senior guard has made sure such monotony is not an issue.
Watterson RoundupIt wasn't what Kiera Mulcahy wanted to be doing, but at least she had company.
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)
After winning its first district championship since 1986 two seasons ago, the South High School boys basketball team proved the run wasn't a fluke last season by winning 19 games for a second consecutive season and receiving a Division II district runner-up trophy.
Groveport Madison Roundup
This season has been quite cathartic for the Groveport Madison High School girls basketball team.
Whitehall-Yearling High School girls basketball player Stephanie Ellis has been a steady contributor in what has been an up-and-down season for her team.
The Centennial High School girls basketball team had a three-game winning streak snapped with a 62-28 loss to Watterson on Jan. 14.
Despite entering the week with a 3-8 overall record, Sean Jones and his teammates on the Whetstone High School boys basketball team remain focused on improving and are excited about the future.
Skylar King has made a quick study of basketball.
Worthington Christian High School senior Jay Joseph scored the 1,000th point of his boys basketball career during a 67-48 win over Waterford in the Route 40 Classic on Jan. 16 at Zanesville West Muskingum.
Westerville South High School senior boys basketball player Kaleb Wesson reached some prep milestones over the weekend at the Burger King Classic in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Dane Goodwin fell just short of one career mark Jan. 15, but reached another a long time in the making.
As perfect seasons continued into the new year for both the Newark High School boys and girls basketball teams, the accolades have started to roll in.
Delaware Hayes Roundup
Now that members of the Delaware Hayes High School girls basketball team have tasted some success, they're aiming higher.
With his team trailing visiting Canal Winchester 21-7 after one quarter Jan. 10, Westland High School girls basketball coach Matt Jaynes met his players near midcourt as they were leaving the floor and offered encouragement.
Watkins Memorial Roundup
After winning only one of its first seven games, the Watkins Memorial High School girls basketball team seems to have found its rhythm.
Licking Heights Roundup
After losing five in a row, the Licking Heights High School boys basketball team will take a two-game winning streak into a contest Tuesday, Jan. 17, against visiting Franklin Heights.
Big Walnut Roundup
Sisters Katie and Emily Neff of the Big Walnut High School girls basketball team had been on the court together plenty before playing for the Golden Eagles.