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Mixed Results for Girls Swimming

Charlotte Baker’24, Alexandra Butnariu’22, Mary Kate Prall’22. (Julia DeVore’22/Staff).  Following two victories the previous week, the Columbus Academy girls swimming team looked to continue its winning streak with two big meets on Friday, January 15, and Saturday, January 16. The Aquavikes kicked off the week with an intense meet against Gahanna Lincoln High School. The


Girls Swimming Defeats Rivals Bexley and Granville

Florence Lin’23, Mary Kate Prall’22, Claire Richardson’23. (Julia DeVore’22/Staff) The Columbus Academy girls swimming team kicked off the week with a 103-56 victory over Bexley on Friday, January 8, before tying Granville 84-84 on Saturday, January 9.  The girls started off the Bexley meet with a bang, as Rene Fleege’24 and juniors Alexandra Butnariu, Lauren

Arepazo is locally famous for its traditional fried plantains. (Wikimedia Commons)

Arepazo: “The Taste of Latin America”

Arepazo is a family-owned restaurant whose name stems from the Venezuelan cornmeal dish, the arepa. With locations in Gahanna and the Brewery District Neighborhood, Arepazo boasts authentic cuisine that merges Latin American culture with fine dining.  Arepazo features classic Latin American appetizers, including papa criolla ($6), Venezuelan tequeños ($6), and Venezuelan empanaditas ($12) with shredded


2020 Presidential Election: CA Seniors Vote for the First Time

(Courtesy/Pixabay) Many eligible CA seniors cast their ballots for the first time for the 2020 presidential election. This year, voting looked different than past elections, and our eighteen-year-old seniors had the option to  fill out an absentee ballot or wear masks and practice social-distancing while standing in line at the voting stations. To avoid the


Girls Tennis Secures Second at States

Sydni Ratliff’21 claims the state runner-up title. (Josh Tu’21) After a dominant victory at districts, the Columbus Academy girls tennis team traveled to Mason, Ohio for the Division II state tournament. On Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24, senior Sydni Ratliff dominated in singles, defeating her first opponent 6-0, 6-0, before claiming a 6-3,


Girls Tennis Triumphs in Districts 

Yasmin Bilgin’24 winds up. Arya Chabria’24 looks to return. Lauren Motta’21 prepares for power serve. (Emily Motta’23) After a clean sweep at the sectional tournament, the Columbus Academy girls tennis team looked to continue its winning streak by sending three individuals and two doubles duos to the district tournament on Thursday, October 15, and Saturday,


Girls Tennis Secures Team District Title and Impresses at Sectionals

Sophomore Naomi Chen secures a win in doubles match. Sydni Ratliff’21 prepares a strong serve. (Josh Tu’21). Yasmin Bilgin’24 ready for a hard fought match at sectionals. (Emily Motta’23) The Columbus Academy girls tennis team kicked off the week with a 3-1 victory in the OHSAA team tournament against Wellington on Monday, October 5.  Sydni Ratliff’21


Girls Golf Advances to First District Tournament

Angela Hu’24 lines up her tee. Eliza Freytag’23 watches her drive. Eva Baker’23 prepares to putt. (Courtesy/Maggie Freytag) On Monday, September 28, the Columbus Academy girls golf team kicked off its postseason play in sectionals at the Blacklick Woods Golf Course.  With a total score of 366, the Vikings placed 2nd out of 13 schools.


Girls Tennis Dominates on Senior Night 

Lauren Motta’21 winds up for a serve. Yasmin Bilgin’24 prepares for a strong forehand. Grace Philip’24 slams the ball back into play. (Courtesy/Emily Motta’24) 3rd link The Columbus Academy girls tennis team celebrated Senior Night at home with a 4-1 victory over Olentangy on Wednesday, September 30. Panya Bhinder, Lauren Motta, Sydni Ratliff, Sophia Sommer, and


Girls Tennis Defeats Upper Arlington and Worthington Christian

Senior Lauren Motta claims a victory in doubles match. (Emily Motta’23) Our girls tennis team picked up two big victories against Upper Arlington and Worthington Christian, setting 11-1 record. The Vikings competed at Upper Arlington on Monday, September 21 and defeated the Golden Bears with a 4-1 victory. Sydni Ratliff’21 kicked off the match with