Senator Tavares Honors Lady Nubians On Senate Floor
The Lady Nubian basketball team win the 2014 OHSAA Division III State Championship Title

ColumbusState Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D – Columbus) recognized the Lady Nubians of Columbus Africentric Early College during Senate session on Tuesday, April 1st, in honor of their 2014 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Division III State Girls Basketball Championship Title. The Lady Nubians beat Versailles High School, 49-37, on March 15 in the championship game.

“We are proud once again to honor the Lady Nubians. They have demonstrated that you can be both strong athletes and scholars,” stated Assistant Democratic Leader Tavares. We look forward to supporting them in their future endeavors both on and off the court. They continue to make the 15th Senate District proud.”

This is the fourth state crown for the Africentric Lady Nubians since 2007 under head coach William McKinney, who has been with the team since its inception in 2003. The school is now tied for fifth most title wins in OHSAA history. They are also the eighth school to have won at least four state championships.

The Lady Nubians finished their 2013 season with an impressive record of 27-2; an accomplishment the entire team is proud of and an excellent way for the six graduating seniors on the team to conclude their high school careers. 

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