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Swim Team: Diving into a New Season

Lauren M. '19, Writer

December 23, 2015

“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

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

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

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

     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...

Powerful Player: Emily Jarome

Rachel B. '18, Writer

October 19, 2015

   Emily Jarome is a well known volleyball player in the state of Delaware. She played on Holy Angels’ CYO team from fifth grade to seventh grade, then on Sanford School’s high school varsity team in eighth grade. Emily came to Padua because of “Padua’s previous volleyball records” and has b...

The Life of a Student Athlete at Padua

The Life of a Student Athlete at Padua

Grace C. '18, Writer

October 16, 2015

Student athletes at Padua deal with some of the highest expectations among their peers. Protein shakes, lifting weights, and personal trainers are the highlight of many student athlete's days. Due to the fact that many of these dedicated athletes play their sport with hopes to make it big in college...

Spirit Assembly Photo Gallery

Spirit Assembly Photo Gallery

Grace C. '18, Photographer

October 7, 2015

Padua Volleyball: Starting Off Strong

Padua Volleyball: Starting Off Strong

Cassidy M. '19, Writer

September 15, 2015

The Padua Pandas and the Concord Raiders faced off on Friday, September 11th at the Padua home court. This highly anticipated season-opener occurred almost a month after tryouts. Although the team of twelve felt some expected first game jitters, co-captain and senior Megan Barnett stated before the game,...

Lacrosse Wrap-Up

Lacrosse Wrap-Up

Emily B., Reporter

May 26, 2015

As the school year comes to a close, so do spring sports, like lacrosse. This was only the second year Padua has had a lacrosse program and it was the first year that lacrosse had a Varsity team. The Padua lacrosse team had a good season, but, unfortunately, they did not make it into playoffs. The lacrosse...

Rowing to Nationals

Rowing to Nationals

Maria D., Reporter

May 26, 2015

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

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...

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