Girls BasketballThe Thomas Worthington High School girls basketball team won seven of its final eight regular-season games, including its last three.
Girls BasketballThe Grove City High School girls basketball team enters the Division I district tournament coming off one of its more impressive efforts of the season.
New Albany RoundupThe New Albany High School boys basketball team has one OCC-Capital Division game left, and the Eagles' chances of winning their fourth consecutive league championship are somewhat cut-and-dry.
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)
The St. Charles Preparatory School basketball team has moved its Division I district tournament opener against Reynoldsburg to Columbus Academy.
Mychale Taylor of the Briggs High School girls basketball team surpassed 1,000 career points during a 75-30 victory over Columbus East on Feb. 10.
The Granville High School boys basketball team won its eighth contest in a row, beating host Watkins Memorial 64-44 on Feb. 9 to earn the LCL-Buckeye Division title.
The Whitehall-Yearling High School boys basketball team turned to its defense to win its third consecutive MSL-Ohio Division title Feb. 9 at Worthington Christian.
It wasn't the ending to the regular season that the Olentangy and Liberty high school girls basketball teams had been hoping for.
The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys basketball team saw an 11-point, third-quarter lead evaporate in a 58-55 loss to visiting New Albany on Feb. 5.
Since joining the Westerville South High School boys basketball program as a freshman, Andre Wesson has helped the Wildcats remain one of the top teams in the area.
The Westerville Central High School girls basketball team is familiar with its opening-round opponent in the Division I district tournament.
The Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team's OCC-Central Division and regular-season finale Friday, Feb. 12, at Dublin Coffman carries about as much significance as the Golden Bears hoped it would when their schedule was crafted.
Max Huber is beginning to see the bigger picture.
The Hilliard Bradley High School girls basketball team will begin its quest for a second consecutive Division I district championship when it plays host to Westerville Central in the first round Saturday, Feb. 13.
The Hilliard Bradley High School boys basketball team will be looking to sweep the season series with Darby when it plays host to the Panthers on Friday, Feb. 12, in an OCC-Cardinal Division game.
The Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball team held what it hopes will be the first in a series of net-cutting ceremonies Feb. 5 after a 57-42 win over visiting Olentangy Liberty.
The Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team is seeded fifth of 47 teams in the Division I district tournament, and coach Jamie Pearson said the seed is a testament to the hard work of his seniors.
The Ready High School girls basketball team hasn't let its perceived limitations hinder it this season.
Now that it has secured an undefeated OCC-Ohio Division championship, the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team will have another target on its back as the top seed in the Division I district tournament.
Although the Centennial High School boys basketball team may have hoped for a better regular season, coach Roosevelt Osborne III said the Stars have played quite well since mid-January.
A rough stretch with the regular season winding down isn't changing the big picture for the Watterson High School boys basketball team.
City League Notes
Walnut Ridge High School boys basketball coach Brian Shininger expects Northland's Seth Towns to get his share of the points during the City League championship game Saturday, Feb. 13, at Columbus East.
Groveport Madison Roundup
Hovering around .500 wasn't the goal this season for the Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team.
The district tournament draw can be filled with what-if scenarios for area high school basketball coaches.
St. Charles Roundup
Tavon Brown hit a 3-pointer from the right corner in the final seconds Feb. 5 to give the St. Charles Preparatory School basketball team its second consecutive CCL title, but the junior forward said the championship was earned long before that basket.
Corey Benton became the fourth Westerville North High School boys basketball player to reach 1,000 career points and made the game-winning shot Feb. 5 against visiting Canal Winchester.
It’s another championship week on the central Ohio prep sports scene, as more league titles are up for grabs.