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Big Win for Freshman Volleyball

Big Win for Freshman Volleyball

Clare M. '20, Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Fall sports have finally started here at Padua Academy. PAVB is starting their season out with many wins. The freshman team went against St.Mark’s on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Padua. They came back to school with a win for their team.  The team came together and won both of the games, with a final...

White Clay Creek Classic

White Clay Creek Classic

Shannon M. '19, Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Padua cross country team will be one of the 30 teams competing at the White Clay Creek Classic this Friday, September 16th. This meet is going by class, and is also coed, so overall there will be four races. Freshmen boys and girls will race, followed by the sophomores, juniors, and finally the senior...

Padua Volleyball Players Heading to Indianapolis for National Championship

Padua Volleyball Players Heading to Indianapolis for National Championship

Cassidy M. '19, Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Since the PAVB 2015 volleyball season ended in November, many of the players have been staying active by continuing the sport with a club team. Seniors, Megan Barnett and Lauren Mellor, were coaches for Delaware Juniors and Premier Volleyball of Delaware, respectively, and the juniors and sophomores ...

Padua Pandas: Take the Field

Padua Pandas: Take the Field

Sydney K. '19, Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s springtime once again and the softball season is in full swing. Padua’s Varsity and JV teams have been practicing almost everyday since the beginning of March and the games are finally beginning. All the players and coaches have high expectations for the 2016 season and hope Varsity will la...

Phillies Spring Training: Looking Ahead to 2016 Season

Sydney K. '19, Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Review, Sports

It’s that time of year again when the umpire yells, “play ball!” With Major League Baseball Spring Training in full swing, it won’t be long before the teams start playing some ball for real. The Philadelphia Phillies are actually showing some promise in 2016 after a dismal 2015 season where they...

Dance Team Goes To Disney

Dance Team Goes To Disney

Bailey T. '17, Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

On March 4th through the 7th, the Padua Dance Team went to Orlando, Florida to compete at “Contest of Champions” Dance competition. They were all very excited to be traveling all the way down to Florida for the first time to compete in such a big opportunity like this. The girls prepared very well fo...

2016 DIAA Girls Swimming State Championships

2016 DIAA Girls Swimming State Championships

Lauren M.'19, Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Saturday, February 27th, finals for the Girls Swimming State Championship were held at the University of Delaware’s Rawstrom Natatorium. It was an exciting meet for both the spectators and the swimmers, which were a mix of talented and energetic freshmen, as well as veteran upperclassmen, who w...

Swim Team: Diving into a New Season

Lauren M. '19, Writer

December 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

“Take your mark,” The official says, his voice sounding muffled and distorted through the speaker. The girls on the blocks grip their hands on the edge and lean back, ready to start the race. Mere seconds, an eternity of silence for the girls who anxiously await their swim, seem to pass, when sudden...

Can You Dig It? The Varsity Volleyball Team Loses in the Semi-Finals

Can You Dig It? The Varsity Volleyball Team Loses in the Semi-Finals

Cassidy M. '19, Reporter

November 22, 2015


Filed under Sports, Student News

For several years, Padua has consistently been one of the top teams in DIAA Volleyball. They have advanced to either the quarter or semi-final games in past years, and have even won state championships. After becoming back-to-back state champs in 2012 and 2013, the team had their eyes set on being nam...

Winter Sports Begin at Padua Academy

McKenzie C. '17, Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

As one season ends for athletes, another is just beginning. In order to prepare for these sports students have been working out and practicing hard. The anticipation for the start of a new season of sports is high. A new season means new athletes, new teams, and much more, all with one common goal: to wi...

Guess Who Just Got Served?

Guess Who Just Got Served?

Cassidy M. '19, Writer

November 5, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

High school students 'hit' the volleyball court on Sunday, November 1st for a Students in Action promoted fundraiser. This fundraiser, which raised over $800 for a Padua-sponsored house in Sudan, allowed both Padua girls and Salesianum boys to come together and make teams to compete for the title of the...

2015 World Series: Royals Vs. Mets

2015 World Series: Royals Vs. Mets

Sydney K. '19, Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

     Can you believe it? It seems like just a few short weeks ago that all of the Major League Baseball teams were beginning to gear up for the start of the 2015 spring training season. Baseball hasn’t been on the minds of many around this area for awhile because of the dreadful season that the...

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