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Wrestling Managed Well

Silinda C., Reporter

February 23, 2012


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Padua Academy's brother school Salesianum has been very successful this year with their wrestling team, but where would they be without their managers? The managers take on various tasks to help keep the team organized such as mopping the floors, keeping track of score, running the concession stand,...

Swimming Fights for Wins

Swimming Fights for Wins

February 17, 2012


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The 2011-2012 Padua swim season is more than half way through their season. So far they have four wins and three losses. Captain Taylor Shelley says, “I think our season is going really well.  We have  been supporting and cheering each other on at every meet. We have a lot of team spirit and I am...

Philly Classic

Philly Classic

Ashlyn I., Reporter

January 9, 2012


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On Monday January 2, 2012, New York fans left Citizens Bank Park with their heads held high. The Rangers had just beaten the Flyers on Philly turf with a score of 3-2. Philadelphia hosted the 2012 Winter Classic at the Phillies baseball stadium, Citizens Bank Park. The Winter Classic was instated in 200...

Swimming Season Begins

Swimming Season Begins

Sammi D.

December 12, 2011


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It was a familiar feeling when Padua’s swim team walked into The Boys and Girls Club in Elsmere, one of excitement mixed with nervousness.   The first week of the season is for preseason and after the second week, regular practice began.  The team holds higher expectations than preceding years which ...

Feet Won’t Fail Them Now: PAXC 2011

Feet Won’t Fail Them Now: PAXC 2011

Erin S., Reporter

December 5, 2011


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On November 13th, 2011, seven Padua cross country runners were toeing on the line, ready to run their last race of the season. For some of them, it was their last race ever. This year, Padua cross country has been stronger than ever with seven new freshman, three of which were on the varsity team. Wi...

Winter Track Preview

Alaina T., Reporter

December 5, 2011


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In mid-November, Padua Academy’s Winter Track team started its season. Tryouts consisted of two weeks.  Pre-season is a crucial time for Winter Track. The coaches’ goal is to get the runners in shape for the tough workload that awaits to ensure that each runner is physically prepared in order to ...

Crew Gains Popularity Among Padua Girls

Crew Gains Popularity Among Padua Girls

Marissa B., Reporter

November 30, 2011


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Recently, Padua Academy has teamed up with Newport Rowing Club to add crew to their long list of offered sports. The team has continually been growing, as knowledge of the sport continues to spread. The girls of Padua Crew have learned that there is much more to crew than just rowing. The crew team goes...

Padua Senior Signs for Rider University

Padua Senior Signs for Rider University

Chaney G., Managing Editor

November 28, 2011


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Padua senior Taylor Shelley signed a letter of intent for a Rider University swimming scholarship on November 16 at Padua Academy. Taylor has been a high level competitive swimmer since age 5. During her high school years, she balanced swimming for Padua Academy Swim Team, swimming for Brandywine YMCA,...

What It Really Means to be on a Team

What It Really Means to be on a Team

Morgan S., Reporter

November 22, 2011


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Sports, studying, hanging out with friends, and getting tasks accomplished, which to chose? It seems as though the freshmen on this year's Padua Volleyball team were able to balance all of these very well. They walked into preseason and tryouts ready to give their best and show what they had to offer...

Last Year to Hear Our Cheers

Last Year to Hear Our Cheers

Abby S., Reporter

November 18, 2011


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Three seniors, Shelby H., Meg M., and Avery W.  recently finished their final volleyball season as Pandas. They are dedicated players who have played volleyball since grade school and continued playing all through high school. While juggling school, work, and volleyball obligations, these girls made...

Field Hockey Finishes With A Win

Field Hockey Finishes With A Win

Chaney G., Managing Editor

November 4, 2011


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Padua Academy Field Hockey ended their season in the best of ways with a double win against rival, Ursuline Academy. Varsity ended in a 1-1 game with a goal by sophomore Nikki Sabatina. It was assisted by senior Kelly Ryan with a perfectly crossed ball into the circle. During overtime, Padua earned a...

Student Athletes Try to Manage High School Life

Student Athletes Try to Manage High School Life

Emma L., Reporter

November 3, 2011


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High school is a very important time in a person’s life. These four years are the time for students to determine what college to attend, what major to pick, and what career might interest them. The classes they take and the activities they choose shape their college applications, and sometimes these...

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