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2013 basketball Preview

2013 basketball Preview

Ally F., Reporter

December 17, 2012


Filed under Sports

This year's basketball team is off to a good start, winning two out of three games.  This year, there are 6 new players on varsity. They include Taylor Hazewski, Paige Lacek, Brittany Conner, Emily Theimann, Theresa Highberger, and Christy McDermott. They also joined returning players, Emma Matthews,...

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

Stephanie D., Reporter

November 30, 2012


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The 16th annual Philadelphia Marathon Weekend began on Saturday November 17 to Sunday, November 18. On these two days there were four different marathons, two per day. On Saturday, the Kids Fun Run and the Rothman Institute 8K marathons took place. On Sunday, the Philadelphia Half Marathon and Full Mar...

Another Successful Year for Cross Country

Another Successful Year for Cross Country

November 19, 2012


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Saturday, November 10, Padua Academy competed in the Cross Country States competition at Brandywine State Creek Park. The top ten runners from our school were able to compete in the race. The girls won second place overall. A lot of work from both team members and coaches went into preparing for this com...

Padua Champions

Padua Champions

Judy A., Reporter

November 15, 2012


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End of a Beautiful Season On Monday November 12, the Padua varsity volleyball girls took down Ursuline Academy in the championship game. Over a hundred girls went to support our Padua Academy family at the Bob Carpenter Center! Everyone was pumped up and ready to see Padua win. In the first game of...

Sallies vs. St. Mark’s Game

Abbey L., Reporter

November 15, 2012


Filed under Sports

At the last home game of the regular season, Baynard Stadium was packed with Sallies and St. Mark’s fans as the two high schools went head to head in football. The rivalry between Sallies and St. Mark’s has been going on for years, and every fall they take it to the field. In the end, Sallies won...

Gymnastic Champions Take on Philly

Gymnastic Champions Take on Philly

Isabel D., Reporter

November 10, 2012


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On November 9th, thousands of fans took their seats at the Wells Fargo Center for the 2012 Kellogg’s Gymnastics Tour of Champions. The tour focused on Olympians such as the gold medal winning team best known as the “Fierce Five” and the men’s olympic team. Fans awaited the performances from All-Aro...

Padua vs. St. Mark’s Volleyball Games

Padua vs. St. Mark’s Volleyball Games

Isabel D., Reporter

October 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

Being postponed several times, the highly anticipated Padua vs. St. Mark’s volleyball game was finally played on October 11, 2012. The back to back JV and Varsity games gathered many Padua students, parents, teachers, and fans who filled the stands for both games. After their victory over Ursuline e...

The Team is Going Strong

The Team is Going Strong

Jacki D., Reporter

October 23, 2012


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On Friday, September 28, 2012, the cross country traveled to Lehigh University to participate in the Paul Short Invitational. This was one of the biggest meets this year for the cross country team because not only were there high school teams from around the region, but colleges as well. For this meet...

Freshman Fall Softball

Freshman Fall Softball

Abbey L., Reporter

October 23, 2012


Filed under Sports

Transitioning into high school sports can be hard. However, thanks to Padua freshmen softball players have had an easier time transitioning into Padua sports. This year, there is a program for freshmen  where they can play fall softball in a relaxed setting. This is not a competitive league, just a...

Mid-Season Field Hockey

Mid-Season Field Hockey

Ashley A., Reporter

October 16, 2012


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The Padua field hockey team has reached its mid-season, and so far it has been a good one. During this first half of the season, Padua has won three games, lost five, and tied one. On the team, there are two freshmen, five sophomores, eight juniors, and five seniors. The coach is Jayne Capriglione, and...

Mid-Season Volleyball

Mid-Season Volleyball

Ali F., Reporter

October 11, 2012


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The Padua volleyball team is midway through their season, and they are dominating the court. With new head coach Lauren DiSabatino and captains Sarah Landry, Lauren Summa, and Erica Engler leading the team, they are headed straight for the state tournament. The team is 7-0 for the season and their next...

Padua Volleyball Team- Ready for Another Year

Padua Volleyball Team- Ready for Another Year

Stephanie D., Reporter

September 20, 2012


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The volleyball season has begun and is already stirring up excitement among the Padua community. Varsity played their first game against St. Elizabeth's and came out with a victory with the final score of 3-0. The freshman, junior varsity, and varsity teams hold high expectations for this season and...

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