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Football team falls short against league rival Columbus Academy

The varsity football team fell to league rivals Columbus Academy Vikings 37-6 Friday, Oct. 14. Football Head Coach Mike Kerr said the team started the game off with a lot of energy and high expectations for the rivalry. “We had a great week of practice last week,” he said. “I felt really good going in. […]

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NFL concussion protocol does not go far enough to protect players

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, is a brain condition caused by repeated hits to the head. The rules and regulations of the National Football League (NFL) have tried to limit concussions and prevent CTE for the players. However, the NFL has been unsuccessful, as players continue to get concussions and are still put at risk […]

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Sailing team brings new, alternative sport to Bexley students

While most students devote their time to playing typical high school sports like soccer or basketball, some have spent their lives pursuing a more unique pastime: sailing. They navigate through rough water and violent winds, all while racing other ambitious sailors, longing to claim victory. Head coach Bob France said high school sailing was not […]

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Winter sports athletes strive for success in upcoming seasons

As fall sports come to a close, winter athletes who have been training hard in the off-season are finally getting their shot to shine on both the court and in the water. Swim coach Sandy Sliwowski said although many swimmers are multi-sport athletes, off-season training began in the weight room this summer and focused primarily […]

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College Football playoffs changes confuse viewers, increases blowouts

The College Football Playoff (CFP) will be expanded from four to 12 teams starting in the 2026 season at the latest, though it could take effect as early as 2024, after a vote by the College Football Playoff Board of Managers. Teams seeded five through 12 will play for a chance to play one of […]

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Students, coaches find a newfound joy trading sports cards

Some may collect shoes, coins or even sea shells, but for some members of the high school the big money is in sports memorabilia. Trading and collecting valuable sports memorabilia is a fad that reached Bexley this past spring. Sophomore Max Almasanu said that he began trading and collecting sports cards as a way to […]

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Top athletes of September

Freshman Amiya Bowles is a first singles varsity starter on the girls tennis team and has yet to lose a match this season. She is ranked first in Ohio and 19th nationally for the class of 2026, according to Tennis Recruiting Network. Bowles said one of her proudest accomplishments was being recognized by the United […]

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Commits sign off their next four years to college sports

From driving to tournaments early in the morning to attending sports camps out of state, every aspiring college athlete makes sacrifices. Committing to a college for athletics is a long process, requiring years of hard work and dedication. College sports give students a chance to pursue their dreams and even the potential opportunity to play […]

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Weight room dynamic altered due to Padgett’s new influence

Music is blasting. The sound of weights clanging onto the floor and into each other can be heard constantly. To experience this, all one has to do is go down to the weight room. When strength and conditioning coach Jesse Padgett first arrived in 2019, there were only a few teams that would come to […]