The Daily Journal area basketball poll makes its first appeara

The Daily Journal area basketball poll makes its first appearance in 1996 with the New Albany Bulldogs and the Oxford Lady Chargers leading the way.

Once beaten New Albany has retained its No. 1 ranking on the boys side, while Oxford leads the girls top 10.

Normally placed on the Prep Page, the poll by the Daily Journal staff includes all schools in the 15-county circulation area.

The Prep Page returns next week after its holiday vacation, where the poll will run until the end of the high school basketball season.

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