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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


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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


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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...

New Faces in Field Hockey: Freshmen on the Team

New Faces in Field Hockey: Freshmen on the Team

Kaleigh W., Reporter

September 13, 2012


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For the freshman on the JV field hockey team, sports at the high school level is a brand new experience. Training Sports become more competitive in high school, which means more work in practices to prepare for the high performance level expected in games. All this seems very overwhelming, but according...

The End to a Successful Season

Sammi D., Reporter

May 31, 2012


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The 2012 golf team has had another successful year. The team consists of two freshmen, Alyssa Romanies and Mercedes Zirolli, sophomore Kate Saberton, three juniors, Claire Nester, Bridget Novielli, and Maddie Sutton, and senior Taylor Ohlinger.  The team has had a successful season, going 4-3 this year....

Track Team Wins State Title

Track Team Wins State Title

Shannon H., Reporter

May 31, 2012


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On Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th Padua’s Outdoor Track and Field Team competed in DIAA State Championship Meet.  The team traveled to Dover High School for the weekend’s competitions.  The first event, the 4 by 800m relay, began at 2:30 on Friday afternoon.  Padua’s track team started th...

Just Keep Rowing

Just Keep Rowing

Emily T., Reporter

May 24, 2012


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For competitive novice rowers, the crew season began February 28, 2012.   Technically, crew is all year round.  The fall consists of long distance racing, the winter is workouts, spring is sprint racing and during the summer there are many camps.  While crew does not have tryouts, you can participate...

History Made: One Dive at a Time

History Made:  One Dive at a Time

Nicole B., Reporter

May 10, 2012


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Padua has a star diver in its midst.  She is ranked third in the state and is the only member of Padua’s official diving team.  Her name is Alexis France (‘14), who transferred to Padua this year. Alexis has been diving for nine years, and explained how she started diving in the first place....

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