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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

Sports

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

Sports

Football’s Season Comes to Abrupt End

Senior Max Brown watches kick-off against the Aces. (Josh Tu’22/Staff) On Saturday, November 9, the Columbus Academy football team faced off against Amanda Clearcreek away in the first round of the playoffs and fell to the Aces 41-10. The Vikes started out slowly, going 3 and out on the first possession and punting the ball

Sports

Football Blanks Bexley, Earns Playoff Spot

Junior Robert Mills leads the Vikes onto the field. (Josh Tu/Staff) The Columbus Academy football team began November on a strong note, easily beating archrival Bexley to retain the Mayor’s Cup, 41-0. The Vikings’ defense jumped out to a hot start, forcing a Lions fumble on the first possession. Armed with a short field, junior

Sports

Football’s Win Muted by Injury

Academy gears for a punt. (Sarah Neltner’20/Media) On Friday, October 25, the CA football team earned a key win over Grandview, 28-7, in a game that was overshadowed by a threatening injury. The Vikes started with good field position following a Bobcats squib kick and immediately established the run with several handoffs to sophomore running

Sports

Football Handles Buckeye Valley

Carter James ’22, zooms past defense at last week’s Bishop Reddy game. (Sarah Neltner ’20/ Media) On Friday, October 11, the Columbus Academy football team took down Buckeye Valley, 49-6.    The Vikes were never  threatened by the now 0-7 Barons and cruised to a 42-6 lead at the half. They were led by junior quarterback

Sports

Football Gets Big Win on Thursday Night Lights

Vikings play tough defense against Bishop Reedy. (Sarah Neltner ’20/ Media) On Thursday, October 3, the Columbus Academy football team earned a much-needed victory in a televised matchup against Bishop Ready, 35-14. The game began with the two teams trading punts until the Vikings forced a big fumble. CA capitalized on the turnover, with junior

Sports

Harvest Prep Defeats Vikes

Junior Brady Hess. (Josh Tu’21/Staff) On Friday, September 27, the Columbus Academy football team suffered a blow to its state playoff hopes when they dropped to Harvest Prep, 45-24. The game started horribly for the Vikes, as they were forced to punt on their first possession and then allowed a long, exhausting Prep drive which

Sports

Football Triumphs in Rain-Delayed Game

Carter James’22 slashes into the end zone for the first touchdown. (Josh Tu’21/Staff ) On Friday, September 20, the Columbus Academy football team snagged a 38-24 win against league rival Whitehall in a game that was delayed for almost two hours because of lightning. Scheduled to start at 7:30 PM, pouring rain and thunderstorms kept