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Bexley senior pursues passion for equestrianism

Emerging as an early childhood hobby, senior Sammi Nack’s love of horseback riding has continued into her high school career, shaping her work ethic, competitive mindset and future goals. Nack said that she began her venture into horseback riding at 8 years old. “I went on a field trip for Girl Scouts to Marmon Valley, […]

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Henry Brandt breaks record for three-pointers made in a boys basketball game

Junior basketball player Henry Brandt broke the record for three-pointers made in a boys basketball game by scoring nine three-pointers in a home game against Columbus Academy Friday, Feb. 12. The previous record of seven three-pointers was set in 2017 by Ashton Lusiak, and Brandt broke this record in the third quarter and scored an […]

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Maddy Young breaks record for career three-pointers

Senior girls basketball player Maddy Young broke the record for career three-pointers on Saturday, Jan. 30 in a home game against Wellington. Head basketball coach Bryce Baugh explained that the previous record was 154 career three-pointers, which was set in 2008 by Monica Gustin, and Young set the new record at 170 career three-pointers. Young […]

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Softball team hopes to play safe after missed season

After missing their last season due to COVID-19, head coach Jessica Sciacca said softball team members are ready to take on the season, which started Feb. 22, with hard work and determination. Sciacca said this will be her 11th season coaching for the program. “We have something to prove this year,” she said, after missing […]

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Baseball team prepares to return to play after year off

Following the COVID-19 shutdown last March, the baseball team is preparing to return to play with a smaller varsity team than in past seasons. Coach Joe Krabill said he is looking forward to coaching for his first full season at the high school, but he acknowledges that it will take effort to succeed. “We were […]

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Swim team perseveres amidst COVID-19 setbacks

Despite the ongoing challenges associated with COVID-19, the Bexley swim team has managed to place high at meets and advance many swimmers to districts and even states.  Freshman Anja Hoy and sophomore Nicholas Minkin are both moving on to states after dropping their times at the district meet Feb. 18 at Bowling Green State University. […]

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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.” […]