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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Football Suffers Loss

On Friday, September 13, the Columbus Academy football team fell to 1-2 after a loss on the road against London, 48-7. The Vikings struck first, with junior quarterback Brady Hess tossing a 31-yard dart to senior Carter Warstler. Senior Sam Massick booted home the extra point to give the Vikes an early 7 point lead. 


Vikings Flood Green Wave

The Vikes celebrate their win with Mr. Street (David Cooperman’20) On Saturday, September 8, the Columbus Academy football team earned its first win of the season over Newark Catholic, 21-13, behind a tenacious defensive effort. The Vikes started out the game hot, with sophomore Carter James breaking free for a long touchdown run on the