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Boys Tennis Suffers First Loss

Jacob K. (Melanie Q./Staff) With five matches last week and a doubleheader on Saturday, April 20, the Vikes main first in the Central Buckeye League with a 6-2 record and 75% win rate. To begin, Academy hosted Wellington on Monday, April 15. Jacob K. in second singles, along with Ian C. and Nason L. in


Once Upon a Prom: “A Behind-the-Scenes” on our Fairytale Night

(Courtesy/Mr. Thompson) Driving up the winding roads of Grove City on Saturday, April 13, you wonder: where am I? You turn the corner and see an elegant white building with colorful lights peeking out the grand windows. As a nighttime breeze sets in and excited energy swirls through the air,  girls wearing long, beautiful dresses,


Boys Tennis Sweeps Whitehall 

Bennett K. (Melanie Q./Staff) Boys tennis tallied its third consecutive victory after hosting Whitehall-Yearling on Tuesday, April 9.  The Vikes sit first in the Central Buckeye League with a 100% win rate and a 3-0 record. The team earned a 6-0, 6-0 triumph in every court except second singles, which achieved 6-0, 6-1. Bennett K.


Boys Tennis Starts Strong

Jacob K. (Lance H./Staff) After three canceled matches, boys varsity tennis clinched two wins during the first week of its season. The Vikes hosted Olentangy Liberty on Friday, April 5, with  Lucas X. dominating at second singles, winning 6-1, 6-1. Jacob K. followed suit with a 6-1, 7-5 win at third singles. Rowen L. and


Iftar Dinner Educates, Entertains, and Inspires

Students enjoy the Iftar Dinner. (Courtesy/Zair H.) Observed by Muslims around the world, Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and a time for fasting, gathering with community, and self-reflection. Along with alms, prayer, declaration of faith, and pilgrimage, fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan observers refrain from eating


AquaVikes Place at States

Andy L. (Melanie Q./Staff) Competing at the Branin Natatorium for states on Friday, February 23, the Aquavikes brought home several podium finishes and a relay victory.  The boys 200 free relay (Andy L., William D., Mircea B., and William H.) clinched first in 1:27.01 after a thrilling comeback from William H. They defeated University School’s


Girls Basketball Concludes Season at Sectionals

The girls basketball team ended its season at sectionals against Worthington Christian on Tuesday, February 20.  The Warriors were up 7-11 in the first quarter, but the Vikes outscored them in the next two rounds. Sitting 18-19 at the half and 29-29 by the end of the third quarter, both teams had a shot at


Year of the Dragon Dawns with Vigor

(Abbey Z./Staff) As its image embodies, a dragon, the fifth of 12 zodiacs in the Lunar New Year cycle, represents charisma, power, ambition, and confidence. Families and communities around the world welcomed the Year of the Dragon on Saturday, February 10. Lunar New Year is also called the Spring Festival because it occurs on the


Uncertain Postseason for Girls Basketball

Adaugo N. (Caroline M.) Concluding its regular season on Monday, February 12, girls basketball sits with a five-loss streak. The girls have a 32% win rate, a 7-15 overall record, and are sixth out of eight in the conference. Their opponent, Buckeye Valley, on the other hand, has a 91% win rate, a 20-2 record,


AquaVikes Send Swimmers to States

Mircea B. (Melanie Q./Staff) At Ohio University’s Division II District Championships on Friday, February 16, several swimmers secured spots to states. The boy’s team walked away with their third consecutive win at districts, while the girls finished third. Finishing with 262 points, 55 points ahead of second-place Athens, the boys dominated in the relays. They