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CENTRAL OHIO

  • Surprising Steal Shows North Path Past South

    Westerville South’s Tyler Kielmeyer and Westerville North’s Rex Mbouge battle for possession in a struggle befitting the closeness of the cross-town rivalry North pulled out in the final seconds (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg)....

    January 28, 2023

  • Surprising Steal Shows North Path Past South

    Westerville South’s Tyler Kielmeyer and Westerville North’s Rex Mbouge battle for possession in a struggle befitting the closeness of the cross-town rivalry North pulled out in the final seconds (Pres...

    January 28, 2023
  • Orange Smothers Coffman With Superb Defense

    The quick feet of Orange's Elias Lewis get defender Aiden Schmidt off his feet, with Lewis' 14 points leading the way in the No. 5 Pioneers' victory over Dublin Coffman. (PressPros Feature Photo by Sh...

    January 28, 2023
  • Royal, Pick Central Grind It Out Over Africentric

    Pickerington Central’s Devin Royal, shooting over Africentric’s Preston Steele, asserted himself in the second half against the Nubians and Xavier signee Dailyn Swain to give the defending Division I ...

    January 21, 2023
  • Berlin Finds A Goodman Just When It Needs One

    It was all going Olentangy's way when Gavin Grover scored this first-half basket, but the upset-minded Braves could not hold on against district rival Olentangy Berlin in the Bears' down-to-the-wire e...

    January 21, 2023
  • Liberty Buries Coffman 76-44 In OCC Showdown

    Dublin Coffman's Avery Mather and Olentangy Liberty's Addison Marston battle for possession in what was supposed to be a spirited showdown, but instead the Patriots blasted Coffman in eye-opening fash...

    January 21, 2023
  • Liberty Withstands Orange In One-Point Thriller

    Olentangy Liberty's James Hummell cuts off Orange guard Jordan Edwards' drive in a spirited OCC Central battle that went to the final seconds before Liberty emerged with a 56-55 victory. (PressPros Fe...

    January 14, 2023
  • Ready Uses 18-0 Surge To Bury Hartley, Stay Unbeaten

    Ready’s Kaleb Schaffer shoots in the lane on a night where he led the way offensively as the Silver Knights took down Hartley and remained unbeaten. (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg)....

    January 14, 2023
  • Jerome Hits Its Nasty Button In Time At Liberty

    Jerome's Lachlan McDonald challenges the drive of Liberty's James Hummell, who like his teammates found offensive space hard to come by in the second half of a 56-51 loss to the visiting Celtics on Tu...

    January 10, 2023
  • Coffman Outmuscles Old Rival UA In OT Battle

    Dublin Coffman’s Colin McClure finds space against Upper Arlington’s Max Culp in a low-scoring, physical battle that tilted the Shamrocks' way in overtime. (PressPros Feature Photos by John Hulkenberg...

    January 7, 2023
  • Darby Slays Demons With 56-53 Upset of Bradley

    Bradley’s Cade Norris found room on this drive, but Darby made it tough on him and Bradley in ending a long losing streak against their cross-town rival. Steve Blackledge has the story. (PressPros Fea...

    December 22, 2022
  • Royal, Cupps Shine Bright In State Title Rematch

    Centerville's Jonathan Powell gets free for a dunk Saturday at Nationwide Arena, where the Elks' state championship rematch with Pickerington Central left fans hoping for a third meeting in March. (Pr...

    December 18, 2022
  • Stavroff’s Free Throws, Jerome Stave Off Berlin

    Berlin's Mathios Abenet controlled this rebound with a timely tip away from Jerome's Zach Thomas, but it was the Celtics who ultimately had their way in a 62-58 final. (PressPros Feature Photo by Sher...

    December 17, 2022
  • Blackledge: Liberty Hits On All Cylinders In Rout Of Bradley

    Despite returning only starter from last season, Olentangy Liberty showed its depth, balance, chemistry and mettle in a convincing win over Hilliard Bradley in a battle of Ohio Capital Conference Cent...

    December 16, 2022

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