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April 20, 2019

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Girls Track: Off and Running

Seniors Maddie Tuckerman and Callista Popp pace with Worthington Christian competitors in the 800. (Aden Weiser’19/Staff). After training hard during spring break, the girls track team was excited to officially begin the season on Tuesday, April 2, with a meet at Worthington Christian. Facing off against WC, Briggs, and Northside Christian, our girls showed their

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Tennis Opens Season Strong

(Arie Tuckerman’21 winds up for a forehand. (David Cooperman’20) The Columbus Academy boys tennis team won its first two matches of the regular season, beating Hilliard Darby and Upper Arlington. Over spring break, the Vikes traveled to Florida for some spring training and a bonding experience. While there, they fell to Bolles High School in

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Heartbreak for Boys Basketball

Dalyn DeCree and the rest of the seniors had an incredible four years. (Inji Kang’19/media editor) The CA boys basketball team topped Africentric in the district semifinals, but the #4 seed Vikings came up just short in the title game, falling to Harvest Prep. Academy traveled to Westerville Central for a clash with #7 seed

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Wrestlers Fall in Districts

Senior Erich Menq. (Inji Kang’19/Media editor) The Columbus Academy wrestling team’s season ended on March 2, as none of the competing grapplers advanced to the state tournament. Keir Gorosope’21 was competing in the district tournament as an alternate for the 126 weight class, as he advanced due to his fifth-place finish at sectionals. Sadly, Gorosope

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Ice Hockey’s Inaugural Varsity Season Ends in the First Round of Districts

Jacob Sardo’19 turns the corner and looks for his shot. (Jenny L’Hommedieu’19/Media) After a close second round exit from the CBJ cup on February 10, the Vikings played in their first varsity district tournament on February 16 against the Centerille Elks. Academy, ranked 15 in the tournament and was the favorite going in against 16th ranked Centerville. Both

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Girls Swim Team Secures Second at Districts

Lauren Klinefelter swimming the 200 IM. (Andrew Barren’22/Media) The AquaVikes’ postseason continued this week, with Central Districts Championships being on Thursday, February 14. District championships were exciting, with all 28 teams in Academy’s district coming to compete. In the end of the meet, the Vikings placed second out of 30 teams with 300 points compared

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Boys Swimming Wins District Title

Senior Jacob Beck swimming the 200 IM. (Andrew Barren’22/Media)  After a successful sectional meet, Academy’s AquaVikes looked to continue their momentum at districts on Thursday, February 14. Competing against 36 other teams, CA took first at the meet with 251 points overall, and all top-5 performances from the Vikes advanced to states. The 200 medley

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Girls Basketball Wraps up Regular Season

(Inji Kang’19/Media editor) The girls basketball team had two games this week, traveling to Harvest Prep on Monday, February 11, before taking on Worthington Christian on Saturday, February 16. The Vikes started slowly against Harvest Prep, trailing 4-6 at the end of the first. Senior leader Shelemiah Crockett stepped up in the second period, leading

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Vikes Take Home Individual Wrestling Titles

Keir Gorospe’21 uses quick moves to defeat his opponent. (Kayla Podgurski’19/Media) On Saturday, February 16, six Academy wrestlers competed in the MSL-Ohio tournament, with a fantastic showing from the Vikes. Several athletes took home individual league titles in their weight class, as senior Eric Menq, sophomores Chris Sugar, Keir Gorosope and Ethan Stahl, and freshman Gyvnn Mendenhall

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Boys Basketball Streaking Into Postseason

Senior Deven Cobb buries a three. (Inji Kang’19/Media editor)   Following victories over Wellington and Watkins Memorial, the CA boys basketball team cemented itself in program history, running Whitehall off the floor to clinch the league title outright for only the second time since 1989. The Vikings will blaze into sectionals with a 7-game winning

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