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2017 Padua Summer Camps Info

Padua Franciscan High School and its Athletic Department are pleased to announce that signups are NOW OPEN for the 2017 Padua Summer Camps. Please see the information below regarding Dates and ways to Sign Up online: Questions Regarding Padua’s Athletic Summer Camps can be directed towards the Athletic Office 440-845-0442

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Pillin’s Walkoff Gives Padua Victory Over Cuyahoga Heights

Padua Franciscan defeated Cuyahoga Heights 4-3 on Thursday thanks to a walk-off hit by pitch. The game was tied at three with Padua batting in the bottom of the seventh when Cuyahoga Heights took an early lead in the second inning. Cuyahoga Heights scored one run on a stolen base in the second inning.Garrett Tkachik earned the […]

Padua Franciscan High School Varsity Softball falls to Archbishop Hoban High School 5-3

Thursday, April 27, 2017 5:00 PM Archbishop Hoban High School AWAY 5 Padua Franciscan High School HOME 3 Game Recap Padua battled #7 ranked Akron Hoban to the very end, losing 5-3. Leading the offense was Devan Peterson who had 2 RBIs and Sam Lusnek who went 2 for 3 with 1 RBI. Julia Giordano […]

Five Lady Bruin Student-Athletes Continue Athletic Careers in College

On Wednesday Afternoon, the Padua Athletic Department held a Signing Ceremony for Some of the Seniors who will be continuing their Athletic Careers in the collegiate level. Below are the Bio’s of those Seniors who have chosen to continue their Athletic Careers: Lauren Koler will be attending the University of Mount Union Next Fall.  The Future […]

Girls Capture Kimberly Relays Title

On a perfect weather day for a track meet the lady Bruins captured the first place trophy by finishing 1st out of 11 teams at Bedford High Schools Kimberly Relays. The boys team finished 5th out of 8 teams. Points were awarded to the top 8 places in individual and relay races. Placing in the […]

Bruins Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Lake Catholic

The Bruins defeated Lake Catholic 12-6 in a back-and-forth affair on Wednesday. The game was tied at five with Padua batting in the top of the fifth when Tommy Whitely singled and driving in one run. Lake Catholic scored four runs in the third inning, but Padua still managed to pull out the victory. Padua captured the lead in […]

Abbey Dotson Named Head Girls Soccer Coach

Padua Franciscan High School and its Athletic Department is pleased welcome our new Head Girls Soccer Coach, Abbey Dotson.  Abbey grew up in Brunswick, Ohio and studied Early Childhood Education at Bowling Green State University. Prior to Abbey attending BGSU, she was an outstanding High School Player for both St. Academy and Brunswick High Schools.  During her High School […]

Padua Franciscan High School Boys Varsity Lacrosse beat Lake Catholic High School 15-11

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 6:00 PM Lake Catholic High School AWAY 11 Padua Franciscan High School HOME 15 Game Recap Sophomore Ben Starkey led all scores with eight goals on the night as the Bruins beat the Cougars 15-11. Collin Cobb had 9 saves on the night for the Bruins. The Lacrosse Team will return […]

Padua Franciscan High School Varsity Softball beat Garfield Heights High School 18-0

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:00 PM Garfield Heights High School AWAY 0 Padua Franciscan High School HOME 18 Game Recap Sydney Szafarski pitched 5 innings of 1 hit softball striking out 8 to lead the Bruins to the victory Michelle Halle had a home run and 2 RBIs, and Sam Lusnek, Devan Peterson and Maggie […]

Pillin’s Walkoff Gives Padua Bruins Victory Over Walsh Jesuit

A walk-off walk led Padua  past Walsh Jesuit 5-4 on Tuesday. The game was tied at four with Padua batting in the bottom of the seventh when Walsh walked Nick Pillin to drive in a run. Despite falling down by four runs in the third inning, Walsh Jesuit tried to fight back. Walsh Jesuit scored four runs in the failed […]

Best of the Best: Ohio’s Top Sports Story – Presented by VNN

April’s top story from across Ohio comes from Boardman High School in Youngstown. It was the school’s first Varsity Lacrosse game in Spartan history. Boys Varsity Lacrosse Team Defeats New Castle For Historic Win – First Win As a Varsity Sport at BHS Originally posted at The Boardman boys varsity lacrosse team won their first game of the […]

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