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Hockey Vikes Ice New Season with Scrimmage

Sophomore Max Walker stops just before the crease as he shoots on goal. (Henry Rubey’22/Staff)  The Columbus Academy Ice Hockey team (est. 2017) had its first test of the year on Friday, November 8,  in a preseason scrimmage against Gahanna Lincoln. Without the players who were in a football game, the Vikes fell to the Lions

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X-C Comes to a Close

Junior Luke Nester at states. (Courtesy/ Kasey Kist)   On Saturday, November 2, our Vikings traveled to National Trails Raceway to compete in states. Among a weekend full of CA athletic accomplishments, three of our runners were Division 2 state qualifiers: Regan Cornelius’21, Annalise Grammel’20, and Luke Nester. Nester was 16th at the mile, poised to make

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Academy Sends Three Runners to States

Junior Luke Nester heads to states for a 3rd year. (Courtesy/Chris Heerman’18) On Saturday, October 26, Columbus Academy’s boys varsity team, along with Annalise Grammel’20 and Regan Cornelius’21 traveled to Pickerington North to race in regionals, looking to qualify for the state meet. The boys competed against 21 other talented teams, needing to place in

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Cross Country Advances to Regionals

(Courtesy/ Chris Heerman’18) On Saturday, October 20, the Vikings competed in districts at Hilliard Darby. The top 28 runners for girls individually moved on to regionals, while the boys were split into two race sections, with the top 6 in our boys section automatically advancing, with the rest depending on times. The top 6 teams

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Vikes Begin Postseason at Leagues

Junior Jake Huddleston in final leg. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) Academy’s cross country team ran through cool temperatures on Saturday, October 12, to kick off postseason at the MSL Ohio meet at Buckeye Valley. Our boys varsity team placed 3rd out of 7 teams with a score of 66 and a team average of 18:14. Junior

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Vikes Dash to Personal Bests at Les Eisenhart Invitational

Junior Regan Cornelius and senior Annalise Grammel end race strong. (Andrew Barren’22/Media editor) Opening up the week, the Academy cross country team took some time to celebrate its seniors on Wednesday, October 2, with a two-mile home meet against Newark Catholic and Liberty Christian. Junior Luke Nester sped to victory for the boys, with senior

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Vikes Race Against Top Competition at Berlin Bear Dash

Vikings dash to the front of the pack. (Courtesy/ Andrea Grammel)   On Saturday, September 28, the Columbus Academy cross-country team took its talents to Olentangy Berlin’s Bear Den Dash. The boys varsity competed against ten teams while the girls varsity raced against an equally high-level competition. The boys sped to a 5th place finish

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Academy Cross Country Dusts Competition at Tiger Invitational

After a week of rest and preparation, the Columbus Academy cross country team was looking to take advantage of its fresh legs at the Tiger Invitational on Saturday, September 21. The Academy boys drew a fourth-place finish among nine teams while the girls placed fifth overall. Coming in only eleven seconds shy of the school

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JV Cross-Country Places 5th out 9 at Bloom Carroll

With  varsity taking the week off, Academy’s JV boys and girls raced in the Bloom Carroll Invitational on Saturday, September 14.  Against nine other teams, our boys tallied 138 points. With the help of Calvin Wade’20 and Alex O Connor’20, both ran sub 19 minutes and placed 19th and 20th,respectively, placing the Vikes fifth, winning

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Cross Country Faces off Against Stiff Competition 

On Saturday, September 7, Columbus Academy challenged themselves against a stacked Division 2 field at the McGowan Invitational hosted by Watkins Memorial High School.  With another dominant performance, Luke Nester’21 clocked in at an impressive 16:09, coming up only four seconds short of the school record and earning himself a sixth-place finish. Both Charlie Sabgir’20