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Spectators return to gymnasium as winter sports take off

After almost a month of empty bleachers and quiet games, Bexley fans have been allowed by the school to return to cheer on student-athletes at athletic events.  Bexley Board of Education member Alissha Mitchell explained that this decision was made Monday, Jan. 11 by the district’s Executive Leadership Team, comprised of principals, the superintendent, director […]

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New girls lacrosse coach aims to rebuild relationships, improve on last season

The girls lacrosse team is set to begin their season with a home opener against Westerville Central on Thursday, March 25 under the leadership of new head coach and Latin teacher Jackie Lund. Lund said she is replacing the former head coach and will be joined by Bexley alums Kate Bridge as JV coach, Hunter […]

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Right mindset, encouragement fuels athletes’ motivation

Hearing the sound of running and hearing your team yell “come on” makes your thoughts spiral into panic and worry, but with the help of your team you can overcome those challenges and be successful and win. A lot goes into any team being successful, though, including not just a strong team and a good […]

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NBA should be able to play 2020-2021 basketball season

With the 2020-2021 basketball season around the corner, the National Basketball Association is evaluating what schedules and games will look like with adjustments due to the current pandemic restrictions. Last year, the league was able to construct an environment that shielded all players and staff from receiving and transmitting the virus by creating a “bubble.” […]

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Girls’ varsity soccer wins league, falls short in district championship

The girls varsity soccer team ended its season with a 2-1 defeat to Bishop Hartley in the district championship after winning the league championship and posting a 6-1-1 season record. “This season has pretty much exceeded our expectations,” head coach Scott James said. “Considering that the beginning of the season we didn’t think we’d have […]

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Cross country team competes at states for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth year in a row, the cross country team competed in the state meet at Fortress Obetz stadium, Saturday, Nov. 7, with the girls and boys varsity team finishing 10th and 16th, respectively.  Junior Claire MacDonald and senior Maria Steinke were the top two finishers on the girls team with times of 19:38.9 […]

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Fantasy football allows students to get closer to the game

Twenty years ago, fans of the NFL could only dream of playing a game in which they are the coach, owner and general manager of their very own NFL team. However, that dream has become a reality thanks to fantasy football. In fantasy football, participants draft players based on how many points they are projected […]

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Winter sports to take place amid COVID-19 restrictions

After an unconventional fall sports season, winter sports are expected to begin in the coming weeks, and despite health and safety worries, coaches are ready to implement whatever measures necessary to ensure an exciting and successful season.  Girls basketball coach Bryce Baugh said safety is on the forefront of coaches’ minds entering a season predominately […]

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High school cheerleading adds new competition team

As last year’s Division III State Champions, the cheerleading team is coming back even bigger this year with a brand new competition team. Head cheer coach Brooke Wojcik said that both participants and skill level have been growing over the past couple of years. Because of this increase as well as an additional coach, the […]