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April 20, 2019

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Tennis Opens Season Strong

(Arie Tuckerman’21 winds up for a forehand. (David Cooperman’20) The Columbus Academy boys tennis team won its first two matches of the regular season, beating Hilliard Darby and Upper Arlington. Over spring break, the Vikes traveled to Florida for some spring training and a bonding experience. While there, they fell to Bolles High School in

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Wrestlers Fall in Districts

Senior Erich Menq. (Inji Kang’19/Media editor) The Columbus Academy wrestling team’s season ended on March 2, as none of the competing grapplers advanced to the state tournament. Keir Gorosope’21 was competing in the district tournament as an alternate for the 126 weight class, as he advanced due to his fifth-place finish at sectionals. Sadly, Gorosope

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Vikes Take Home Individual Wrestling Titles

Keir Gorospe’21 uses quick moves to defeat his opponent. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media) On Saturday, February 16, six Academy wrestlers competed in the MSL-Ohio tournament, with a fantastic showing from the Vikes. Several athletes took home individual league titles in their weight class, as senior Eric Menq, sophomores Chris Sugar, Keir Gorosope and Ethan Stahl, and freshman Gyvnn Mendenhall

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Wrestling Falls in Regionals

The Columbus Academy suffered a disappointing loss on Saturday, February 2 in the regional team tournament. Seeded eleventh going into the tournament, the Vikes were the underdogs against sixth-seeded West Muskingum. The Vikings and the Tornados did not match up well in weight classes, as all but 4 matches led to forfeits. Due to this,

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Vikings Turn in Strong Performance at Eagle Invitational

Seven Vikes place at Eagle Invitational. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media) On Saturday, January 26, the Columbus Academy wrestling team recovered from a tough match on Wednesday, January 23, when it hosted Buckeye Valley and West Jefferson and dropped against the Roughriders 47-21, and  to the Fighting Barons, by placing well at the Eagle Invitational. Seven Vikes placed at the

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Wrestlers Split Super-Tri

Keir Gorospe’21 spirals his opponent. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media) On Tuesday, January 15, the Columbus Academy wrestling team went 1-1 in its Super Tri-match versus Linden-McKinley and Liberty Union. Opening up the evening versus Linden-McKinley, the Vikes ran away with an easy victory over the Panthers, finishing at 42-14. Highlights of the match included victories from Thomas

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Wrestling Takes Home Wins

Christopher Sugar’21 holds off opponent. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media) The Columbus Academy wrestling team improved its record over the past two weeks, racking up wins over St. Charles, Beechcroft, Fredericktown, and Centerburg. The Vikes opened up Winter Break with a dual match against St. Charles and Beechcroft on Thursday, December 20th, taking home the victory in both.

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