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June 18, 2019

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Hard-fought “all-Academy” State Finals in Tennis

Sophomores Arie Tuckerman and Jack Madison, Suriya Sundaram’19 and Rhian Seneviratne’20. (Courtesy/Carrie Tuckerman) On Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26, five Vikings competed in the state tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio. Playing singles, senior Drew Haffer easily took his first match against sophomore Jackson Quinn of Chagrin Falls, 6-1, 7-6. He then fell in

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Tennis Sends Seven to Districts

Ryan Panley’22 returns ball in sectionals. (Katie Rankin’22/Media) On Wednesday, May 8, Academy’s tennis team kicked off postseason play in the individual sectional tournament. On the doubles side, first seeded Suriya Sundaram’19 and Rhian Seneviratne’20 defeated the second seeded cousins Jack Madison’21 and Arie Tuckerman’21. Both teams look to reach the finals once again at

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Boys Tennis with Huge Week

Sophomore Lucas Huang claims victory in singles against the Wellington Jaguars. (Charlie Belford’22/Staff) The Columbus Academy boys tennis team had a huge week, picking up three major victories against top-ranked teams. The Vikes kept rolling on Tuesday, April 23, taking down the first- ranked and top rival, Wellington Jaguars 3-2. This time, the doubles’ teams took

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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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