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Field Hockey Gets Back on Track

Kiersten Thomassey’20 fights off a defender. (Riley Hennessy’20/Media) Coming off of its first loss of the season, Academy’s field hockey team was ready to get back on track. Playing on their home turf for the first time in almost a month, the Vikes had battles against Bishop Hartley and Olentangy Liberty, and came away from

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Golf Impresses Again

Cole Walter ’18 Analyzes the Course. (Courtesy/Cindy Wilson) The golf team has been rolling through its tough schedule and looks to continue its success as postseason looms. On Thursday, September 14, Academy barely edged out Wellington with a final score 157-164 at the Columbus Country Club.  The Vikes’ lowest,Kahmar Byers’20, shot an impressive 36. Additionally,

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Football Suffers First Loss

Vikes go for a two point conversion. (Muriel Goldfarb’18/Staff) Enjoying one of the greatest starts in school history, the CA football team’s magical streak came to a halt on Friday, September 15. In a battle of undefeated squads, London defended its home turf and edged out an injury-ridden Vikings team, 38-28. Playing in front of

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Boys Soccer Enacts Revenge

 Angus Soderburg’18 cannons ball downfield. (Chris Heerman’18/Media) The atmosphere at Hondros Field on Saturday, September 16 was full of beach attire, loud cheers, and great soccer. The CA boys soccer team faced off against rival Wellington, who bounced the Vikes from the tournament last season. But the boys used their fire as a motivation, and

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Girls Soccer Catches Fire

Sarah Neltner’20 controls the ball. (Chris Heermann’18/Media) After battling its way to a 1-1 tie versus Worthington Christian, the girls soccer team looked to add two more tallies to the win column. On Monday, September 11, the Vikes went up against Cristo Rey. Freshman Kate Schiano kicked off the scoring by sneaking a shot past

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Girls Tennis Extends Winning Streak

Georgia Tuckerman’18 keeps her eye on the ball. (Julia Gurevitz’19/Media) Riding a hot streak, the girls tennis team built upon its recent success against Wellington on Tuesday, September 12. The Vikings successfully defended their turf, sweeping the Jaguars 5-0. Playing first singles, senior Georgia Tuckerman beat Akua Antiwi-Woods, 6-0, 6-2. In second singles, junior Himaja

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Volleyball’s Rough Patch Continues

Mabry Nichols’20 spikes ball against London. (Inji Kang’19/Media) It was a short week for the Columbus Academy girls volleyball team, with only two matches. On Tuesday, September 12, the Vikes took on London in a Mid-State League match-up. Academy had stumbled in recent matches, so the team looked to rebound on its home court. Despite

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XC Stays at the Top

Senior Chris Heermann and freshman Luke Nester race together at the Dewine Estate Invitational on Saturday, September 2. (Ally Sabgir’18/Staff) Coming off of a string of successful meets, the Galion Invitational on Saturday, September 16, challenged the boys and girls cross country team. Similar to the McGowan Invitational on Saturday, September 9, the sheer number

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Girls Volleyball Hits Rough Patch

The Vikes Face-off Against the Warriors. (Inji Kang’19/Media) The Columbus Academy girls volleyball team took the court against Worthington Christian on Tuesday, September 5, in pursuit of its fourth win of the season. The Vikings did not get off to the start they were looking for, as Worthington Christian grabbed the first set handily. Academy

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Boys Soccer Extends Winning Streak

 A triumph over the Warriors. (Inji Kang’19/Media) The CA boys soccer team had only one game this past week: a showdown against long-time rival Worthington Christian. Remembering a 4-3 loss to the Warriors last year, the Vikes stepped onto Hondros Field on Wednesday, September 6, hungry for revenge. Academy struck first with a beautiful header from