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Pandas get better as night rolls on, sweep their way to volleyball final

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MILLTOWN – After escaping with a two-point win in the first set, then pulling away in the second, the Padua volleyball team left no doubt that they belonged in the state championship match coming up on Monday night.

A 7-1 run early in the third put the Pandas up, 12-4, over St. Mark’s, and Padua would go on to a 25-12 win to complete the sweep in the semifinal round Nov. 9 at St. Mark’s. The top-seeded Pandas will attempt to win their first state title since 2013 when they meet No. 3 Ursuline at the Bob Carpenter Center on Monday after the consolation match, which begins at 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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Teacher makes quick impression on student

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Rasheeda Skinner engages her eighth-graders at Christ the Teacher, wants them to be critical thinkers

 

GLASGOW — Alexis Rabinovitch has been an eighth-grader at Christ the Teacher Catholic School for just a few months, but it didn’t take even that long for her to sing the praises of one of her teachers, Rasheeda Skinner, as deserving of special recognition.

“Mrs. Skinner is, without a doubt, one of the best teachers in Delaware,” Alexis wrote The Dialog. “She inspires all of us when she teaches us. … I consider myself blessed to have such an amazing teacher like her.” Read more »

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Pandas handle tough Archmere squad, will face St. Mark’s in volleyball semis

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WILMINGTON – Top-seeded Padua advanced to the semifinal round of the state volleyball tournament with a 3-0 sweep of Archmere on Nov. 7 at the St. E Center, but the Auks gave the Pandas all they could handle. Padua took the sets by scores of 25-21, 25-23, and 25-21.

The Pandas remained undefeated at 17-0 heading into Thursday night’s semifinal match against Catholic Conference foe St. Mark’s on the Spartans’ home floor. That one will follow the first semifinal pitting No. 3 Ursuline against No. 2 Tower Hill. Read more »

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Spartans sweep Conrad, advance to first volleyball semifinal since 2013

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WILMINGTON – The seedings might have indicated that Conrad was the 12th-ranked team in the state volleyball tournament and St. Mark’s the fourth, but the quarterfinal match the teams played on Nov. 7 was much closer than that. The Spartans and Red Wolves battled through three tough sets before St. Mark’s prevailed in a sweep at the St. E Center. Set scores were 25-21, 25-23, and 25-19.

With the win, the Spartans advanced to the semifinals on Thursday night on their home court. They will meet top-seeded Padua approximately 20 minutes after the first semi, which will pit No. 3 Ursuline vs. No. 2 Tower Hill. It is St. Mark’s deepest tournament run since 2013, when the Spartans fell in five tense sets – to Padua. Read more »

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U.S. Bishops decry massive shooting at Texas Baptist church

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WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Catholic Church stands “in unity” with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, and the larger community after a shooting during Sunday services took the lives of at least 26 people and injured at least 20 others.

Those who died ranged in age from 5 to 72 years old, and included 14-year-old Annabelle Pomeroy. Her father, Frank Pomeroy, is pastor of the church but he was not at the service. Read more »

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Kochie paces Auks in four-set win over Smyrna in volleyball tournament

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WILMINGTON – Archmere opened the 2017 volleyball season at Smyrna on Sept. 9, going home with a workmanlike 3-0 victory. The Auks defeated Smyrna once again on Nov. 4 in the second round of the state tournament, but this one was much tougher.

It took four sets this time, but the eighth-seeded Auks are moving on after a 3-1 win over the No. 9 Eagles at Salesianum. The Auks won by scores of 24-26, 25-20, 25-17, and 25-18. Read more »

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Pandas need four sets to hold off persistent Seahawks, advance in volleyball tourney

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WILMINGTON – Padua’s volleyball team opened its quest for the 2017 state championship with a bang, steamrolling Delaware Military Academy, 25-12, in a first set that included a 12-1 run. But the 16th-seeded Seahawks made sure everyone in a packed gymnasium at Salesianum that they belonged in the second round, storming back to tie the match after two sets.

The final two sets, however, belonged to the No. 1 Pandas, who advanced to the quarterfinal round with a 3-1 win. Set scores were 25-12, 23-25, 25-18, and 25-12. Padua was not surprised at the effort from DMA, a team the Pandas swept during the regular season. Read more »

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Pope honors two diocesan priests with title of Monsignor: updated

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WILMINGTON — Bishop Malooly announced Nov. 2 that Pope Francis has honored two priests of the diocese as Chaplains to His Holiness with the title of monsignor.  They are Msgr. David F. Kelley, pastor of St. Joseph Church, Middletown, and diocesan vicar for clergy; and Msgr. Stanley J. Russell, pastor of St. Helena’s Parish, Wilmington, and dean of the Brandywine Hundred Deanery. Read more »

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Pandas overwhelm Raiders in 3-0 field hockey win

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WILMINGTON – The Catholic Conference field hockey match between Padua and Ursuline that was scheduled for this past Sunday was washed out, but the two extra days off may have recharged the Pandas’ offense. Padua controlled the action throughout the game and scored a 3-0 victory Oct. 31 at Forbes Field. Read more »

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After Harvey, faith fuels Houston fans; World Series is boost city needed

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HOUSTON — Baseball bats and rosary beads were the only thing on Tonya Killian’s mind as she walked toward Minute Maid Park for Game 3 of the 2017 World Series.

A longtime Houston Astros fan and parishioner at Mary Queen Catholic Church in Friendswood, Killian was on a mission to buy rosaries custom made for the World Series by members of Annunciation Catholic Church. Read more »

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