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August 14, 2018

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Wrestling Returns With Strong Victories

Senior Angus Soderberg grapples for position with his opponent. Chris Heermann The Academy wrestlers had stellar placements at smaller meets throughout the week and competed well individually at a larger tournament over the weekend. The Vikes traveled to Thomas Worthington for a tri-meet against New Albany and Whetstone on Tuesday, February 13. Academy’s wrestlers fought

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Recovery for Wrestling

Thomas Jones’19 takes down his opponent. Chris Heermann’18/Media editor. Academy’s wrestling team had a chance to regroup and recover after last week’s MSL meet, as those who were sick or injured returned to the mat. The Vikes had a strong backbone of wrestlers at both their home meet—and Senior Night—on Friday, February 9, and an

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Wrestling at MSLs

Eric Menq’19 faces off with an opponent. Riley Hennessy’20/Media After a strong showing last week at Kiski Prep, the Vikings were eager to prove themselves at the MSL tournament at Whitehall on Saturday, February 3. Academy fought hard, and even though it fell short as a team, our wrestlers had some fantastic individual triumphs. When

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Wrestling Suffers Devastating Loss

Senior Josh Pearson is in full control. (Riley Hennessy’20/Media) Coming off stunning performances at Academy’s Kevin Michael Invitational, the Vikings were motivated to keep their momentum going into this week. Although the boys fought hard, they couldn’t match the levels of success they had last week. The Vikings traveled to Northridge on Wednesday, January 24,

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Wrestling Impresses at Home Meet

Cole Duffy’19 attempts to pin his opponent. (Courtesy/team parents) On Saturday, January 20, Academy hosted its annual Kevin Michael Invitational. Facing teams from Beechcroft, Columbus East, Hilliard Darby, DeSales, Northland, and Western Reserve Academy, the Vikings held their own, and placed second overall. Senior Josh Pearson led the way, placing first in the 195 weight

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Wrestling Starts Strong

Wrestlers at practice. (Sarah Neltner’20) After a strong finish in the District tournament last year, Academy’s wrestlers were ready to pick up where they left off. Under the leadership of senior captains Carson Nichols, Josh Pearson, and Angus Soderberg —along with the guidance of Coach Bukky—the Vikes are ready for a great season. The Vikings

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Field Hockey Falls In State Title Game

The Vikes are 2017 State runners-up. (Aden Weiser’19)  After beating Olentangy Liberty for the district title, Academy’s field hockey team was filled with energy as it entered the state tournament. The Vikes won its semi-final matchup but came up just short of their ultimate goal, as the girls lost in the finals. The state semi-final

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Field Hockey Clinches District Title

Mercedes Crestanello’19 cuts through defense:10/24 Dublin Coffman game. (Paul Hansen’19) Our Vikings faced Upper Arlington in the district semi-finals on Tuesday, October 24, during a freezing rain-storm and blusters that had the crowd scrambling for cover. But the team pushed through and played its hardest. At the game’s start, both teams were evenly matched. Kiersten

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