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Sara Spoltore: A Dancer with Spirit

Emily M., Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under People, Sports

  Say hello to Sara Spoltore, a freshman on the talented dance team, as she pops and locks her way to success. She began taking dance lessons at the YMCA at only two years old, joined a studio at age eight, and participated in competitions starting at age ten. Sara’s parents introduced her...

Athlete Profile: Olivia Sheetz

Athlete Profile: Olivia Sheetz

Mackenzie S. '22, Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Name: Olivia Sheets Team: JV Cross Country When did you start running cross country: Olivia's First year running cross country was in 7th grade at St. Ann’s school. Do you plan to play in college: No, because she wants to be a nurse and it would take up a lot of time to do both. And Olivia wants...

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Members of the Padua Dance Team Share Their Experiences

Stella W. '19, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under People, Sports, Student News

Every Padua student who’s seen a pep rally knows that the dance team performs fantastically coordinated numbers—but do we know how much work and dedication goes behind the scenes? What motivated them to start dancing? “I was a really shy child and hated sports, so my mom threw me in ballet,...

Katelyn Ham ‘19

Katelyn Ham ‘19

Olive D. '19, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Team: Volleyball (Varsity) Position: Defensive Specialist Number: #5 When did you start playing this sport and do you plan to play in college? Katelyn Ham has being playing volleyball since she was in the third grade but doesn’t plan to continue in college. Why did you star...

Katherine Hally ‘19

Katherine Hally ‘19

Olive D. '19, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Team: Cross Country (Varsity) When did you start playing this sport and do you plan to play in college? Katie Hally started running in 6th grade and didn’t always start out as the cross country runner she is today. She started off doing more sprints but now enjoys and finds herself better...

Summer Gearhart ‘20

Summer Gearhart ‘20

Olive D. '19, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Team: Varsity Field Hockey Position: Forward Number: #11 When did you start playing this sport and do you plan to play in college? Summer has been playing field hockey since freshman year and while she loves the sport she doesn’t plan to continue playing in college, she enjoys j...

Brooke Burns ‘21

Brooke Burns ‘21

Olive D. '19, Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

Team: Dance Team When did you start playing this sport and do you want to continue in college? Brooke started dancing when she was only three years old and she has been doing it all her life. Although she is only a sophomore she knows that she wants to focus on school her first year in co...

Padua vs. Archmere Field Hockey Big Win

Padua vs. Archmere Field Hockey Big Win

Maddy H. '21, Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

  At the first game of the season, Padua’s field hockey team won against Archmere 1-0 at Forbes Field on September 20. Starting goalies were Shannon McCormac ‘20 from Padua and Maura Smeader ‘21 from Archmere. Starting the game, Archmere came out strong from the tip off, pressuring Padua ...

Soccer Senior Night

Soccer Senior Night

CM2, Photographer - Sophia Marini

May 21, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Sports, Top Stories

Crew: An Inside Look

Crew: An Inside Look

Jennifer C. '21, Reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

Padua Academy offers a variety of sports for the students, but one sport that doesn’t receive as much attention is crew. Even though Padua doesn’t have a crew team, it does recognize that it is a sport and many girls row at the Newport Rowing Club. Although, what goes on in crew may be unknown to ma...

Jackie Knotts: Athlete Profile

Jackie Knotts: Athlete Profile

Stella W. '19, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Student News, Top Stories

Soccer is no easy sport, and Padua junior Jackie Knotts knows this firsthand. But her love for the sport allows her to endure all the trials and struggles, and Jackie continues to enjoy the experience of being on a team and working to achieve victory. A longtime player, Jackie has played since she was...

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