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Sophia is junior at Bexley high school and a reporter for the Torch student newspaper. Outside of torch she plays tennis for the high school.


Natalie Winland puts foot forward for young minority women in STEM

Students at the high school often take STEM programs for granted. In some areas, however, these programs are less available, particularly for young women.  To combat this, senior Natalie Winland said she created a STEM program at Waggoner Road Middle School in Reynoldsburg her junior year to give minority girls more opportunities, as well as […]


Perseverance, sportsmanship propel Coco Gauff to first Grand Slam

Coco Gauff dominated her match against Aryna Sabalenka in the U.S. Open final, ending in her first major tournament victory. Now ranked third in women’s singles tennis, Gauff has emerged as one of the best with proper skill and sportsmanship.  The 19-year-old lost the first set but came back with a new mindset, resulting in […]