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DeCesare and Kaminski earn berth in title match

Junior Tony DeCesare and Senior Kyle Kaminski won both of their matches today at the OHSAA individual state tournament.  They will compete in the state championship match tomorrow night. DeCesare won his quarterfinal match with a major decision, 9-0, then won his semi-final match with a decision 9-4.  Kaminski won his quarterfinal match in a

State Wrestling Day One Review

Padua will send three wrestlers to the quarterfinals: Tony DeCesare (113), Kyle Kaminski (145) and Eric Fasnacht (160). Matches of the day Kaminski’s path to the quarterfinal required a sudden victory against Rhett Petersen of Toledo Central Catholic. In the extra period, Kaminski was able to get a takedown to win, 3-1, and advance to

Girls Basketball suffers loss in OHSAA Regional-Semi Final to end season

On Tuesday Night at Barberton High School, the Lady Bruins Basketball Team’s season ended with a loss to Geneva High School 51-41.  Starting off fast against Geneva, Padua was able to maintain 14-8 lead as they entered the second quarter. Geneva then got behind Lindsey Mayle and then they did not look back as she

Moysaenko and Wallace Chosen as Boosters Student-Athletes of the Month for February

Senior Swimmer Nicholai Moysaenko and Sophomore Lynsey Wallace were Honored as the Boosters Student-Athletes of the Month for February. Born with fins and practicing swimming at Ridgewood Pool during the summer at a very young age, Senior Nicholai Moysaenko knew he was going to make an impact at Padua Franciscan High School. Nicholai wanted to break

Incoming Freshmen Sports Information Night

Padua Franciscan High School Athletic Department is pleased to announce the Incoming Freshmen (2019) Sports Information Night on Friday March 13th.  This evening will begin at 7:00 pm with a Presentation by the Athletic Department and then dismissed to seasonal sports presentations which will last for 15 minutes each. Please see agenda below for more

Baseball Update from Coach Ortiz

The Staff of the Padua Baseball Program would like to congratulate this years Padua Baseball Players that have made this years teams.  It has been a tough several weeks and to all the young men’s credit it was the hardest and most contested decision process in my 10 years associated with Padua Baseball over the years. 

Girls Basketball Regional Semi-Finals Ticket Info

The Athletic Department will be selling Pre-Sale tickets for Tuesday’s  Girls Basketball Regional Semi-Finals at Barberton High School. Tickets will be sold at all lunch periods and will also be sold in the Athletic Office from 8:00-6:00 pm on Monday and 7:00-4:30 pm Tuesday. Pre-Sale prices are $7.00 for ALL Individuals and $8.00 at the

Wrestling finishes 3rd at Districts and advance 4 to States

Padua Franciscan High School, although finished third, produced three district champions as Junior Tony DeCesare (113) Senior Kyle Kaminski (145) and Junior Eric Fasnacht (160) all earned district crowns. DeCesare was a state-runner up a year ago. The Bruins also produced a fourth-place finisher in  Senior Paul Petras (126). Matches of the day At 112: DeCesare

Girls Basketball defeats Bay to become District Champs for the 1st time since 2004

It took eleven years to get back to the District Final and the Lady Bruins had one goal going into the game, make history! The Lady Bruins Basketball Team defeated Bay 61-36 to claim the Division II Elyria District Title. What’s taken the program eleven years do, it only took forty-eight minutes to become Champs

Girls Basketball District Final Preview: Padua (13-11) vs Bay (14-11)

Below are articles written by Nathaniel Cline and Mark Kern of the Northeast Ohio Media Group, where they discuss the match up of Padua and Bay in the Division II Elyria District Final which will be played tonight at 7:00 pm at Elyria High School.   GO BRUINS!!!!