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Bowling Endures Tough Week

(Courtesy/Nikki Turley’20) Due to a late cancellation by Columbus West, both the boys and girls only bowled in one match this week at HP Lanes on Tuesday, February 4, against Gahanna Lincoln. Lincoln posted the highest score this year against our male vikes with a 2,475 compared to our boys’ 1696. Lion star Nathan Minzler‘20


Boys Bowling Splits Results, Girls Go 0-1

(Courtesy/Nikki Turley’20) This week, the male striking Vikings went 1-1, while the girls lost their lone match. The boys lost against a formidable Worthington Christian squad on Tuesday, January 28, 1864 to 1747. In this close loss, Vinny White ‘21 led the way with an impressive performance, putting up 179 and 159, but he was

Opinion & Editorial

Thank You, Kobe

(Wikimedia Commons) Five NBA Championships, 17 All-Star appearances, 2-time NBA Finals MVP, 1 Oscar, and countless other awards. Kobe Bryant’s legacy stretches far beyond those numbers and far beyond the sphere of the sports world.  On January 26, 2020, tragedy struck when Bryant’s helicopter went down in Calabasas, California. Bryant has been confirmed dead, and


Bowling Wins Off Forfeit

Our senior bowlers (Courtesy/Tara Hoffman’22).  On Monday, January 13, at HP Lanes, the striking Vikings picked up their easiest victory of the season. Columbus West, the planned opponents, forfeited so both the boys and girls teams got the rare opportunity to focus solely on Senior Night and played an inter-squad match instead. Seniors Gigi Bates, Michael Hoffman,


Striking Vikings Resume Season With Packed Week

(Wikimedia Commons)  The Vikes quickly returned to business after Winter Break with three matches last week. The first was a rivalry, as Academy suited up to take on the Bexley Lions at HP Lanes on Monday, January 6. The Vikings took home the victory for both boys and girls in this one. Our boys won


Leadership Lunch with Sandy Doyle Ahern

Sandy Doyle Ahern. (Julia DeVore’22/Media) After Adrian Jones’ moving words the week prior, many of us were eager to hear from the next leadership lunch speaker. On Thursday, November 21, Academy students piled into the Trustees Room to hear Sandy Doyle Ahern, who did not disappoint. Ahern is the president at EMH&T, which is a


Girls Soccer Closes Historic Season

Emma Yakam’22 defends ball. (Sari Shocket’22  /Media) On Tuesday, November 5, our girls soccer squad lost to Cincinnati Country Day 4-2 in the state semifinal against Xenia. The Indians netted the first three goals of the game, leaving the Vikes to play catch-up. Katie Schiano’21 knocked the first goal as the first half came to


Girls Soccer Captures Regional Title

Sarah Neltner’20 dodges opposing defender. (Charlie Belford’22/Media)  In a week of triumph for Academy sports, the girls soccer team was no exception, winning the program’s first regional title and advancing to the state semifinals. The first match was on Tuesday, October 29, in a bout with Lynchburg-Clay. Our girls were on the offensive half for


Girls Soccer Wins District Title

Sophie Spolter(’22) clears the ball after blocking a shot. (Charlie Belford’22/Media) On Tuesday, October 22, the CA girls soccer team defeated rival Wellington at home in overtime in the district semifinals, 2-1. The squad started off on the wrong foot, with Wellington’s Morosky scoring an early goal for the Jaguars. This was the lone blemish


Girls Soccer Advances In Playoffs

Junior Katie Schiano intercepts in West Jefferson match. (Charlie Belford’22/Media) Our girls soccer team handled West Jefferson 4-0 at home in its first round of the district playoffs. The Saturday, October 19, match was headlined by a couple of two goal performances from juniors Olivia Archibald and Katie Schiano. Sophie Spolter ‘22 added three saves