270 Hoops is the premier source of central Ohio basketball. With the most comprehensive coverage that the market has to offer, 270 Hoops is your home for high school basketball in the Columbus area. From game coverage to video highlights and everything in between, 270 Hoops aims to be Central Ohio’s one-stop-shop for all things Columbus-area basketball.
Zach Fleer is co-owner, senior editor, event director, videographer and photographer for 270 Hoops. A 2015 graduate of The Ohio State University, Zach is a Columbus native with a passion for high school hoops unlike any other. Arriving onto the Central Ohio basketball scene in the winter of 2012, Zach has worked relentlessly to emerge as the area’s top source for high school hoops. Zach is the featured analyst on NBC4's "4 Court Press with 270Hoops.com" every Friday night during the high school basketball season at 11:15 p.m. Zach has also contributed in the past to Eleven Warriors, 247 Sports, Scout, SB Nation and the Prep Hoops Network. Zach has experience on TV, appearing on WBNS 10TV Wall To Wall Sports on a handful of occasions, as well as news appearances on NBC4, ABC6 and 97.1 The Fan FM.
Jason Morrow is co-owner of 270 Hoops. A 2014 graduate of The Ohio State University, Jason is a Columbus native with a passion for high school hoops unlike any other. Spending years watching high school basketball at the Coliseum, Jason has written for multiple publications, and has had his content featured on the likes of ESPN SportsCenter, Fox Sports and Bleacher Report. Jason is also currently employed by SLAM Magazine as a freelance videographer, alongside his duties at 270 Hoops.
Jake Spegal is an editor, photographer, videographer, staff writer and CEO for 270 Hoops. Jake joined 270 Hoops toward the end of the 2018 season, covering the Division III and IV district and regional tournaments. Since then, Jake has had a big hand in helping assist 270 Baseball and 270 Gridiron, along with his continued work for 270 Hoops. Jake also spent a year covering Ohio State basketball recruiting for Rivals.com. Jake is a very talented writer with a great work ethic. Jake is currently a sophomore at Otterbein University, where he studies business administration and sport communications. Jake's work was featured on ESPN in March of 2021. Jake has also done freelance videography for the likes of Malaki Branham, Cardale Jones, Jared Sullinger and SLAM Magazine amongst others.
Darkell Curry is a contributor to 270 Hoops. Darkell played three years of varsity basketball at Horizon Science Academy and graduated in 2014. Darkell played one season of college basketball at Ohio State-Newark in 2014-15. Darkell joined 270 Hoops in December 2016 and has covered the Columbus City League extensively. A former hooper with a good eye for the game, Darkell has been a great addition to 270 Hoops since his arrival.
Emma is a staff writer and senior editor and scout for 270 Girls Hoops.
Mark is a staff writer and scout for 270 Hoops. Mark's focus is primarily on the Columbus City League. The Eastmoor Academy and Ohio Dominican alum has a deep background in sports journalism and offers incredible writing creativity to 270 Hoops. Mark has previous experience as a writer with Prep Hoops Ohio.
Greg has been a staff writer for 270 Hoops since the Fall of 2020. A longtime fan of 270 Hoops and Central Ohio high school basketball, Greg offers valuable insight with game recaps and prospect scouting reports. His passion for the game makes him a great addition to 270 Hoops.
DeAngelo Cooper is a staff photographer and videographer for 270 Hoops. He began working with the company in the spring of 2022 and has quickly emerged as one of the most talented photographers in the area, adding great value to our team. You can find him on Instagram at @coopercaptures_.
Carson is in his first season as a staff videographer for 270 Hoops. A 2022 graduate of Hilliard Davidson who now attends the University of Cincinnati, Carson has a passion in videography and is looking to work his way into sports media.
Chintoo began as a staff writer for 270 Hoops during the 2021-22 season, originally providing exclusive coverage for New Albany basketball. He quickly made a name for himself in the scouting world, graduated from New Albany High School in 2022 and now hopes to have a scouting role within the Ohio State basketball program, where he is also a student.
Garreth is a staff writer and videographer for 270 Hoops. He is a 2020 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln and currently studies at Ohio University.
D'Ante is entering his first season of work for 270 Hoops heading into the 2022-23 high school season. He is a talented photographer and videographer and you can find him on Instagram at @potatoclipsmedia.
Cameron is a staff writer for 270 Hoops, who joined prior to the 2019-20 season. A graduate of The Ohio State University, Cameron had a great high school basketball career at Miami Trace, as he offers a great eye for talent evaluation for 270 Hoops.
Cam Horton is a videographer for 270 Hoops. He began working with the company in the spring of 2022. Cam is a student at Groveport Madison and you can find him on Instagram at @camhorton270.
Cade is a staff writer for 270 Hoops, primarily focusing on the Licking County League and surrounding areas and teams. Cade joined the staff prior to the 2019-20 season and has been a huge asset to 270 Hoops.
Nick McGrail is a staff photographer for 270 Hoops. Nick began working with 270 Hoops towards the end of the 2021-22 high school basketball season and quickly became a great asset to our staff with his great photography skills. You can find him on Instagram at @mcgrailphotos.
Zach Ball is a videographer, photographer and graphic designer with 270 Hoops. Zach is currently a student at Westerville South High School, where he does a lot of creative media work for the school's athletic programs. You can find Zach on Instagram at @zachballmedia.
Nicholas is a freelance videographer for 270 Hoops. Nicholas is in his first season with the company. Nicholas is currently a student at Bexley High School.
Nick is a staff writer for 270 Hoops, primarily focusing on the MSL-Buckeye division. Nick attends Liberty Union High School and plays basketball. Nick joined prior to the 2019-20 season and has been a reliable source of MSL coverage in his short time with 270 Hoops.
Ellie is a videographer for 270 Hoops and a student at Dublin Coffman, where she provides creative media for some of the school's athletic programs. You can find her work on Instagram at @eksfilms.
Chris Hartley is a videographer and graphic designer for 270 Hoops. Chris began working with 270 Hoops towards the end of the 2021-22 season and added value to our team in a number of different ways.
Alec Ostapuck is a photographer and videographer with 270 Hoops. Alec is currently a student at Delaware Hayes High School and began working with 270 Hoops during the 2021-22 season.
Emmanuel is a staff writer and scout for 270 Hoops.
Trevor is an intern for 270 Hoops. Trevor is a student at Penn State University where he is studying journalism. He is the only member on the staff who was covered by 270 Hoops before joining the coverage team years later. He graduated from Dublin Coffman in 2018 where he helped the Rocks win a district title in his senior year.