• Concussion Protocol
  • Backs, Basketball, & Coasters.
  • Shooting Better Under Pressure
  • The High School Shot Clock Debate
  • Most Team Wins All-Time Boys Varsity

Top Players in Boys Hoops

Here are the top boys basketball players in Ohio through 2017 to date.  (ohhoops.org)   Rank Name Height Position High School AAU Team 1 Pete Nance 6’9″ SF Revere Akron Bobcats 2 Jerome Hunter 6’5″ PF Pickerington North Nova Village 3 Dane Goodwin 6’4″ SG Columbus Upper Arlington All Ohio 4 Dwayne Cohill 6’3″ SG Cleveland Holy Name OBC 5 Darius Bazley 6’8″ SF Princeton C2K Elite 6 Justin Ahrens…

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Nike Air Retro Zoom Generation

Once again, LeBron James takes a step towards becoming an NBA Billionaire.  Nike agreed to release the shoe that he wore in his first game as a pro. The Nike Air Zoom Generation returns in this original colorway for the first time ever next week. Coming out in white and black, the shoe is highlighted by red hit s along the tongue, Swoosh and outsole. Release date is August 26,…

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WNBA Girls Basketball Camp Ses 2

The High School Program is focused on building leaders, captains and well balanced student athletes. This program increases the intensity level, introduces sessions on college preparation/academics, giving back and developing others, competing at the next level and personal growth and the opportunity to experience a WNBA experience. The staff has coached and played at the college level, has experience in college admissions and has developed student athletes that have played…

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Crazy Explosive 17′ – Wiggins

We like this look.  No frills, hard nosed, secure fit, etc.  This shoe just says, “Let’s go” when it arrives on the court.  That’s all you need. With a fully knit collar for a more aggressive stance, the newest addition to the Crazy Explosive franchise also features a bold ‘ANDREW WIGGINS’ along the heel tab, just above his ‘AW’ logo icon that also slyly incorporates a Canadian maple leaf. He’ll…

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We’re Ranking Teams Already

We can’t tell you much, but we’re already going around from conference to conference ranking teams in and around the metro Cincinnati area.   Once again, we hit on about 80% of our predictions from the prior year and we’re certain to do that once again for the 2017-18 season.   What can we tell you?   The talent level is increasing, but not it’s not widespread.  We see a…

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Nike LeBron Zoom Soldier 11

The Nike LeBron Zoom Soldier 11 Strive for Greatness debuts in a brand new Black Ice colorway and it’s gonna be a pair that LeBron James should lace up during the NBA Finals. Simply covered in full black for its mesh upper with a matching black nubuck mudguard, other details include four straps on the mid-foot for lockdown support, and a triangular grid pattern on the heel. Completing the look…

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Free-Throw Lane Violations

REPOST:   A new rule regarding free-throw lane violations in high school basketball has been added for clarification. Players occupying the marked free-throw lane line spaces cannot enter the free-throw semicircle until the ball touches the ring or the free throw ends. Rule 9-1-3h was one of five rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Basketball Rules Committee at its April 20-22 meeting in…

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Concussion Protocol

Concussion Protocol Parents and coaches are not expected to be able to “diagnose” a concussion. That is the role of an appropriate health-care professional. However, everyone involved in athletics must be aware of the signs, symptoms and behaviors associated with a concussion. If you suspect that an athlete may have a concussion, then he or she must be immediately removed from all physical activity.   Signs Observed by Coaching Staff…

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Air Jordan 31 Low

Coming May 26th, the Air Jordan XXXI Low Men’s Basketball Shoe in North Carolina blue.  The AJ 31 delivers maximum responsiveness and enhanced cushioning to help keep you quick and comfortable during the game’s most explosive moments.   Flywire cables wrap your midfoot for a locked-in fit Outsole made of solid, durable rubber Design elements recall the original Jordans   Now all you have to do is score 65 points per…

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End of Season Girls Rankings

Here are the girls varsity basketball rankings (End of Season) in the State of Ohio. # School Ovr. 1 Mount Notre Dame (Cincinnati) 27-4 2 Archbishop Alter (Kettering) 25-2 3 Notre Dame Academy (Toledo) 25-4 4 Solon 23-3 5 Newark 28-1 6 Pickerington Central (Pickerington) 23-5 7 Gilmour Academy (Gates Mills) 25-6 8 GlenOak (Canton) 22-2 9 Ottawa-Glandorf (Ottawa) 30-1 10 Hiland (Berlin) 29-1 11 Reynoldsburg 22-5 12 Hoover (North…

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