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Boys Basketball: Win followed by a Loss

(Vaanika J./Media) Over winter break, the Vikings continued their season play, winning against Briggs, Dayton Stivers, and Wellington, and losing to Buckeye Valley. The team won its first home game of 2022 on Friday, January 7, defeating the Centerburg Trojans 47-43. Tanner C., Johnny H., and Kevin R. led with 10, 10, and 15 points respectively. 

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Boys Basketball Goes 1-1 In Away Games

(Vaanika Jindal/Staff & Courtesy/Ralph Shrudel) Academy’s varsity boys basketball won its first away game 62-44 against KIPP on Tuesday, December 7. Tanner Compton, Ryan Panley, Kevin Reeves, and led the Vikings to a victory, scoring 14, 11, and 14 points respectively. On Friday, December 10, the team suffered its first defeat away against Bexley in

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Boys Soccer Loses Another Tough Match

(Ella Morris/Media) Boys soccer lost a hard-fought match against Bishop Watterson on October 12. Both Davey Agrawal and Leo Kass scored, but the Vikings failed to prevent Watterson from scoring double the Vikes’ shots, ending in 4-2.  The Vikes ended the season with a 6-9-3 record. Districts information TBA.

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Boys Soccer Loses Another Tough Match

(Ella Morris/Media) Boys soccer lost a final regular season match against Bishop Watterson on October 12. Davey Agrawal and Leo Kass scored, but the Vikings failed to prevent Watterson from scoring two more shots, ending the game 4-2.  The Vikes ended the season with a 6-9-3 record.

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Boys Soccer Loses Close Matches

(Liesel Goldfarb/Media) Evan Schenck-Chang takes first goal kick. Leo Kass strides towards goal. Gabe Eribo dribbles past opponent. Saagar Arya punts in the second half. Troy Todd scores a goal. (Liesel Goldfarb/Media) Academy’s boys soccer lost a hard-fought match against St. Francis Desales High School on September 29 on Hondros Field. DeSales edged out a goal in the first

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Boys Soccer

(Graphic/Andrew Barren) Academy boys soccer decisively beat Beechcroft on Hondros Field on September 18 in the first half with David Wunsch and Omar Drissi  both netting goals. At the beginning of the second half, the team quickly gained momentum with Arden Preza scoring back-to-back goals. Wunsch, Preza, and Drissi each scored another goal to close the

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Laine’s Column

David Narayan, who has attended Academy since fifth grade, told me about his hobby of building guitars. He built his first guitar in eighth grade to get a better understanding of this instrument. Since then, he has built about one guitar every summer.   Q: How did you learn how to build guitars? David: I

Katie Wu (Courtesy/Steve Rose)
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Katie Wu, who has attended Academy since seventh grade, told me about her pursuits in different styles of dance, starting at three-year’s old. She has performed in local productions. Katie does Ballet, Jazz, and Modern dance. Q: How did you begin dancing?  Katie: My mom placed me in a creative ballet class at Dublin Dance

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Laine’s Column: “Buddy Up Tennis”

Senior Service Board President and varsity tennis co-captain, Lauren Motta, spoke with me about Buddy Up Tennis, a national organization that welcomes volunteers to coach tennis and fitness drills to Down Syndrome children and adults. Lauren says that tennis works to not only improve physical activity but also teaches life skills for greater independence. She first

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Boys Soccer Defeated in Overtime in Regional Semi-Final

xx (Josh Tu’21/Staff) The CA boys soccer team left the Hondros pitch on Wednesday, November 4, disheartened after surrendering a set-piece header at the 10-mark of the first overtime against Botkins. The Vikings dominated all aspects of the game, with multiple shots careening off the opponents’ goal posts, and it seemed certain CA could sneak