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William Penn defeats defending champs, Salesianum

William Penn defeats defending champs, Salesianum

McKenna R., Reporter

September 18, 2014


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Banyard Stadium was filled with students and spectators on Saturday night when No. 1 William Penn defeated the defending state champions, Salesianum No. 2, 16-10. Howard High School transfer student, Marvell Watts, made the winning play for The Colonials by returning a third-quarter kickoff 96 yards...

Padua Tennis Team

Padua Tennis Team

Meghan Subach

May 22, 2014


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On Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, the Padua Academy Tennis team practices after school until 5 p.m.  The team competes in games against other schools in Delaware like Concord and Charter.  They also have scrimmages against the different schools.  This is only the second year that Padua has had...

Senior Sports Banquet

Madelyn J., Reporter

May 15, 2014


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On Tuesday May 13, Padua’s seniors were recognized for their devotion and leadership towards Padua Athletics. The event took place in the school cafetorium and noticed the athletes on varsity athletics. All of the student’s coaches came to the event to support and say their farewell to their senior...

Boston Marathon: 1 Year Later

Boston Marathon: 1 Year Later

Sarah S., Reporter

May 12, 2014


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371 days after the bombings of the Boston Marathon last year, the 118th Boston Marathon took place. This year's race gained even more attention than usual due to the tragedies that cut short last year's race. Last year, two bombs were set off near the finish line and killed 3 people and injured hundreds...

Laccrosse

Sandy P., Reporter

April 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

Lacrosse is non-contact game played by 12 players. The positions include a goalkeeper, five attackers, and six defenders. The ball is placed between two horizontally held sticks at the center of the field. At the sound of the whistle, the ball is launched into the air as the sticks are pulled up and...

Padua Academy Soccer Update

Sydney J, Reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under Sports

Padua Academy’s soccer team has recently started their 2014 season. The team has been preparing and practicing hard to hopefully win this year’s state championship. The team has a very good chance, but still has to work hard because the championship can go to anyone. Winning the state championship...

Camden Yards

Camden Yards

Marissa B., Editor

April 16, 2014


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“Incoming!” shouts one of the sports reporters in the lower press room, and all of the laptops are quickly closed and moved to protection. This is – believe it or not – a common scenario when foul balls are tipped backwards into the room. The lower press room is just one of the many special areas ...

Camden Yards Trademarks

Camden Yards Trademarks

Marissa B., Editor

April 16, 2014


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“It is the ballpark that changed baseball forever,” says Mike, a tour guide who spends his every day in Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. His love and passion for his historical workplace is evident. Camden Yards is way more than just the home of the Baltimore baseball team. The area is filled...

The Olympic Hero Stands on Trial

The Olympic Hero Stands on Trial

Brianna V.

April 12, 2014


Filed under A&E, People, Sports

Finally the public has heard Oscar Pistorius' account of that night in his own words.  After surging to worldwide fame in the 2012 Summer Olympics, the South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand on trial to describe the night he “killed” his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp on...

Slide into Padua’s 2014 Softball Season

Slide into Padua’s 2014 Softball Season

Caitlin O., Reporter

April 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

After Padua's Softball team placed second last year in the state tournament, the girls came back this year ready to play. The Varsity softball team is coached by Peter Boyer and assisted by Gretchen Loose. The team has played twelve games so far and out of these twelve, the team has won nine games. Captain...

National and State Cheerleading Champions

National and State Cheerleading Champions

Brianna V.

April 4, 2014


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After finishing a successful season cheering for Salesianum’s football team and other events, Padua immediately entered its third consecutive year as a competitive cheer team.  With practices two times a week for the fall season, the Pandas' cheer squad added a Sunday practice session to begin preparing...

Lacrosse

Lacrosse

Sandy P., Reporter

April 3, 2014


Filed under Sports

Lacrosse is non-contact game played by 12 players. The positions include a goalkeeper, five attackers, and six defenders. The ball is placed between two horizontally held sticks at the center of the field. At the sound of the whistle, the ball is launched into the air as the sticks are pulled up and...

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