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Wheelersburg Overpowers Vikes

Seniors Matt Schiano (#12), Josh Pearson (#34), Matt Saling (#14) and Davis Friedman (#50) lead the Vikes into battle. (Courtesy/Andy Morris) Coming off its first playoff win since 2006, the #5 seed CA football team rolled into the regional semi-finals, ready for one of the biggest games in school history. Unfortunately, undefeated #1 seed Wheelersburg

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Division Change for Boys Soccer

Senior Randy Yan in semi-final game. (Courtesy/Chuck yan) The CA boys soccer team’s successful 2017 season came to an end on Wednesday, November 1.  The boys suffered a 4-1 loss in the regional semi-finals against Tippecanoe. Although junior David Barren put the ball in the back of the net, the Red Devils shut down the

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Ice Hockey Preview

First ice hockey squad in Academy’s history. (Courtesy/Carrie Gwin) Juniors: Keenan Bellisari, Gunnar Geiger, Oscar Giller, David Li, Aidan Macchia, Greyson Noblitt, Jacob Sardo, Tyler Schlonsky, and Cole Walker. Freshmen: Luke Budzik, Max Crane, Patrick Daly, Andrew Golden,Campbell Gwin, and Nate Rausch. Columbus Academy’s newest sport’s program is looking to make a name for itself in

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Football Wins After Magical Comeback

The Vikes’ defense prepares for the snap. (Muriel Goldfarb’18) In the Division 5, Region 19 playoffs for a second consecutive year, the #5 seed CA football team traveled to #4 seed Union Local for its first round matchup on Friday, November 3. After trailing for the majority of the game, the resilient Vikings stormed back

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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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XC Vikes Take Third in States

The Vikes await the sound of the starting gun. (Alex O’Connor’16) Racing in the final meet of the season, the boys cross country team along with sophomore Annalise Grammel and freshman Regan Cornelius competed at National Trail Raceway in states on Saturday, November 4. The Vikes overcame the MSL, districts, and regionals just to make

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Girls Tennis Impresses at States

On Thursday, October 19, and Friday, October 20, the girls tennis team traveled to Mason, Ohio, for the state tournament.  In the singles bracket, freshman standout, Sydni Ratliff, didn’t drop a single game during her first two matches, easily defeating both Cincinnati Hill’s Samantha Pregel and Poland Seminary’s Marisa Ricciardi, 6-0, 6-0.  Ratliff took to

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Boys Soccer Wins Districts

Team walks in triumph after its win. (Jenny L’Hommodieu’19) After beating the Lions in regular season and bringing home the Cup, the CA boys soccer team were faced with the task of defeating Bexley one more time on Wednesday, October 25, to punch a ticket to the District Finals. The boys fell behind in the

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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