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Girls Basketball Falls in First Round of Playoffs

Sophie Spolter’22. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media) On Saturday, February 22, the CA girls basketball team fell in the sectional finals to North Union, 53-42. Going in as the underdogs to the eighth-seeded Wildcats, the fourteenth-seeded girls started out strong. Sophomore Sophie Spolter came out hot, scoring 6 early points to lead the Vikes to a 10-9 lead

Sports

Girls Basketball Suffers Two Losses

Sophomore Claudia Warstler goes in for a lay-up. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media) On Tuesday, February 11, the girls basketball suffered a hard-fought loss against the Northridge Vikings, 57-50.  It was a game of runs, as CA jumped out to an early 9-1 lead behind the play of sophomore Sophie Spolter and junior Kayla McClendon. But Northridge fought

Sports

Girls Basketball Goes 1-1 

Senior Mackenzie Smith shoots a free throw. (Charlie Belford’22/Media) On Tuesday, February 4, the Columbus Academy girls basketball team took on Patriot Prep for its Senior Night.  Seniors Emma Belford and Mackenzie Smith contributed early, as Belford knocked down an early three while Smith provided a couple of steals to fuel the Vikings in the

Sports

Girls Basketball Goes 1-2

Senior Kenzie Smith jumps for a lay up. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media) The Columbus Academy girls basketball team’s record moved to 7-10 after a tough 1-2 play. The Vikes began the week with a tough matchup at home, taking on a strong Whitehall squad. CA couldn’t get anything going all night and had no answer for Rams’

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

Sports

Girls Basketball Drops Two League Games

Junior Kayla McClendon surveys the court. (Vaughn Armour’21/Staff) The Columbus Academy girls basketball team dropped two league games, falling to both Bexley and CSG. On Tuesday, January 21, the Vikes took on the Bexley Lions, hoping for revenge after a loss in the previous week. Early on, it appeared as if the Lions would cruise

Sports

Girls Basketball Goes 1-1 on the Week

The Columbus Academy girls basketball team split two league games this week, picking up a big blowout win over Wellington, 55-7. On Tuesday, January 14, the girls played a rivalry game against a tough Bexley squad. Trailing 7-2 early in the first quarter, junior Kayla McClendon knocked down a corner three to cut the Lions

Sports

Girls Basketball Hits its Stride

Sophie Spolter’22 aims for a lay up. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media)   After a 2-4 start to the season, the Columbus Academy girls basketball team went 3-2 over the first week of January to push the record to 5-6.  Coming off two tough losses to Whitehall and Buckeye Valley, our girls took on Tree of Life to

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Girls Basketball Begins Season 2-1

Sophomore Diana Ulbrich. (Liesel Goldfarb’22/Media) In the Vikes’ first three games, the Columbus Academy girls basketball team picked up two big wins over Wellington and Delaware Christian and lost in a tough defensive battle against Grandview Heights. On Tuesday, November 26, the Vikings traveled to Grandview to take on the Bobcats. In the season opener, there

Opinion & Editorial

Too Many Candidates

Beto O’Rourke: Lost in the Shuffle (Flickr) On November 20, ten candidates will take the stage in Atlanta in an attempt to convince the American people that they are the best choice to be the next President of the United States. During the approximately 3 hour-run, more harm than good will be done to all