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Cheerleading Tryout Information

The 2017-2018 school year is coming to an end in a few short months and the Athletic Department is already planning information for the 2018-2019 school year as we speak. The 2018-2019 Cheerleading Tryouts will be taking place this coming April with few important dates to note: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday April 16th, 17th, and 19th 6-8:00 pm

2018 Padua Athletic Summer Camps

Padua Franciscan High School and its Athletic Department are pleased to announce that signups are NOW OPEN for the 2018 Padua Summer Camps. Please see the information below regarding Dates and ways to Sign Up online: Sports Camps Signup’s Questions Regarding Padua’s Athletic Summer Camps can be directed towards the Athletic Office 440-845-0442.  Please see

SAVE THE DATE- Annual Padua Night at the Races March 24th 2018

On Saturday March 24th 2018, the Padua Athletic Boosters will be holding their Annual Night at the Races Fundraiser that supports Padua Athletics. Doors will open at 6:00 pm, Dinner will be served at 6:30 pm and the Post Time for the 1st Race will be 7:30 pm. Each Adult who purchases a ticket will be

State Wrestling Recap Day 2 & 3; LoFaso becomes State Placer in Weigh Class

Both Jimmy Balazy and Sam LoFaso were able to make it to the 2nd Day of the OHSAA State Tournament to represent Padua.  Jimmy fought hard but fell on the 2nd Day in his Weight Class.  He finishes the year with an overall record of 47-8 NCL League Champion, Sectional Champion, District runner up and

Two Padua Coaches earn NCL Coach of the Year; 10 on All Conference 1st Team for NCL

Over the past month,  the Padua Franciscan High Scool Winter Teams Competed in End of the Year Tournaments and League Play.  Below are the awards given out by the North Coast League and the Coaches of the North Coast League: Boys Basketball:  1st Team: Senior Kevin Peterson 2nd Team: Senior Daniel Stuczynski Honorable Mention: Senior Cameron

Wrestlers finishes 3rd in Districts: Balazy and LoFaso punch tickets to States

The Padua Wrestling Team will once again be represented in the State Wrestling Tournament as Juniors Jimmy Balazy (113) and Sam LoFaso (145) will be competing for a State Title this coming weekend.  Below are the Brackets for Jimmy and Sam: OHSAA State Wrestling Brackets   Also during Disrticts, the Bruins were able to get

Wrestlers sweep tri-match

The Padua Wrestling team hosted Sandusky Perkins and University School in a Varsity tri-match today.  Padua opened against Perkins, which had just defeated University School.  The Bruins earned victories by Jimmy Balazy, Brian Shaw (pin), Mike Mason, Sam LoFaso (pin), John McNulty, Austin Willard, Matt Abraham and John Cuthbert (pin).  Padua led going into the

Wrestlers defeat Highland, fall to Revere

Padua hosted Revere & Highland tonight in a tri-match. Padua took on Revere in their opener and lost 30-28.  Brian Shaw and Shane Bianchi had pins for the Bruins with Jimmy Balazy, Manus McCaffery, Sam Fender, Sam LoFaso and John McNulty also getting wins against Revere. Padua came back and defeated Highland 47-18 in their

Wrestlers Place 4th at CIT’s; Balazy earns Tournament Championship

The Padua Wrestling Team competed in the Annual Catholic Invitational Tournament this past weekend at St. Ignatius High School.  Competing with nearly every Catholic High School in the State of Ohio, the Bruins were able to finish well in all of the Weigh Classes.  Below are the results from the CIT’s: Jimmy Balazy CIT champ!

Practices for Monday Janurary 8th 2017

Due to Padua Franciscan High School being closed on Monday January 8th 2017, the following Practices have been Cancelled: Swimming and Diving Freshman Boys Basketball   All other Practices are still on  as scheduled.

Padua Wrestling defeats Hoban, loses to Ignatius

The Padua Wrestling team hosted St. Ignatius and Archbishop Hoban today in a Varsity tri-match. Padua defeated Hoban in their first match, 48-24.  The Bruins had  6 pins in the match by Jimmy Balazy, Manus McCaffery, Sam Fender, Sam LoFaso, Austin Willard and Matt Abraham. Padua lost to St. Ignatius in the 2nd match, 46-27,

January 2018 Gym Schedule

Below is the January Gym Schedule: January 2018 Times are subject to change. Please check with Coaches regarding schedule changes.