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Rowing to Nationals

Rowing to Nationals

Maria D., Reporter

May 26, 2015


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Padua offers a host of terrific spring sports. One of these is crew. Many Padua girls row for Newport Rowing Club, one of several rowing clubs in Wilmington. Freshman Becca Miller was a novice this year. She said that, despite the fact that it was her first year, she had a great time and learned a...

T is for Team… and Also Tennis

T is for Team… and Also Tennis

Emily R., Reporter

May 26, 2015


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Tennis season is coming to an end for Padua students, and it’s been a pretty great season. The first win for our Padua tennis team was their third match at Greenbank Courts against McKean High School. The team played home and won 4-1. They also won against Dickinson High School on May 7. The score...

Padua Soccer Team Wraps Up Phenomenal Season

Padua Soccer Team Wraps Up Phenomenal Season

Kathleen M., Reporter

May 26, 2015


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The school year is coming to a close, and so is the soccer season for members of Padua’s soccer team. The girls finished up their final season game against St. Mark's High School on Wednesday, May 13th with wins for both the Varsity and Junior Varsity teams. The games were held at Baynard Stadium,...

New Castle County Track and Field Championships

New Castle County Track and Field Championships

Erin S., Editor

May 14, 2015


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Last Saturday and Sunday, the Padua Academy Track and Field team competed at Baynard Stadium for the 2015 New Castle County Championships. Friday began with Girls’ Shot Put Throw at 2:30PM, where Padua Senior Teresa Highberger won (34-9). The running events for Padua began at 4:30PM as Sophomore Taliah...

Padua Soccer Takes on Yoga

Padua Soccer Takes on Yoga

Kathleen M., Reporter

May 1, 2015


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The practice of yoga is known to improve flexibility, relieve stress, and improve mental focus and strength. On Friday, April 25, Padua’s soccer team took a new and different approach to the traditional practice of yoga though. Hoping to improve flexibility, strength, and breathing capacity, the team...

Lacrosse Season Update

Lacrosse Season Update

Maddie M., Reporter

April 19, 2015


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The lacrosse season has been off to an optimistic start. Freshman Sarah Kunkle comments on how the team is doing, “As a whole, our team has developed communication and teamwork skills throughout the season, letting us play really well together.” The girls have been pushing hard, despite their cancelled...

Padua Soccer Team Holds Tryouts After a Long Week of Snow

Padua Soccer Team Holds Tryouts After a Long Week of Snow

Kathleen M., Reporter

March 24, 2015


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On Wednesday, March 4, the Padua Academy soccer team made their way to the gym at St. Anthony’s to begin their tryouts after two days of bad weather and cancellation. Unfortunately, the team was not able to train for the next two days due to another snow storm which brought up to 9 inches into some...

Crew: A Look Inside NRC

Crew: A Look Inside NRC

Maddie M., Reporter

March 24, 2015


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Newport Rowing Club is just one of the three clubs you can row for as a student at Padua. It is a small but competitive club located in Newport, Delaware. This co-ed club has both varsity and novice teams. There are four coaches: one for all novices, one for the varsity girls, and one for the varsity...

Spring Track and Lacrosse Tryouts

Spring Track and Lacrosse Tryouts

Emily B., Reporter

March 24, 2015


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As the end of the winter season nears, athletes prepare to start up spring sports again. Track and lacrosse are two of the many spring sports for the girls at Padua. The lacrosse program is approaching its second season here as a Padua team. The lacrosse team was started here at Padua by a senior...

Padua Cheer Leading Takes Home First

Padua Cheer Leading Takes Home First

Hannah W., Reporter

March 24, 2015


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Padua’s Competitive Cheer leading Team arrived at the DCCA State Competition on March 8th and left with two first place titles. The cheerleaders have had not only a successful competitive season, but also a great fall season by cheering for Salesianum’s football team. This year is the fourth consecutive...

March Madness 2015

March Madness 2015

Abby S., Editor

March 14, 2015


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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) College Basketball Tournament will begin the first round of playoffs on March 17. This so-called “madness” will continue until the championship game on April 6 at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. With Syracuse out of the postseason...

Cheer for Charity: JV Edition

Cheer for Charity: JV Edition

Emily R., Reporter

March 11, 2015


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On February 15, Padua’s own Junior Varsity cheer team took the mat at this year’s Cheer for Charity event. They gave their best performance yet, earning them first place. A lot of people have heard about the large event known as Cheer for Charity. It’s a really interesting event that raises a...

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