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It's not a surprise that the NCISAA TFCCCA announced Falon Spearman and Colter Nichols their "Athletes of the Year" for the 2021 season. Even less of a surprise was their announcement that Head Coach Carol Lawrence was named the "Girls Coach of the Year" and Head Coach Ben Hovis the "Boys Coach of the Year." Continue on to find out why...
Providence Day Receives the 2021 Strength of America Award -The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce Providence Day School in Charlotte, NC as a 2021 Strength of America award recipient. This award recognizes Providence Day to have represented the gold standard in strength and conditioning programs.
Providence Day’s Alex Jessey and Tyler Campbell each scored three goals as the Chargers beat Christ School 10-7 for the second time this season to win the 2021 N.C. Independent Schools boys lacrosse state championship. The Chargers finish the season with an 18-1 record. Read the Charlotte Observer's game summary.
On Saturday, May 15, the Providence Day Girls Soccer team defeated Charlotte Latin in the NCISAA State Championship game, 4-3, to claim their second title in a row. Down 1-3 with little more than 13 minutes left in the game, the Chargers battled back scoring 3 goals including the game winner with just 2:40 left. Read the Charlotte Observer's review of the game.
Saturday, May 15, will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable days in Providence Day sports history as the Chargers captured four NCISAA state championships. It all started at 10:00 AM at Cary Academy with the Boys and Girls Track and Field championships.
Providence Day School’s Director of Athletics Nancy Beatty recently announced the hiring of Ron Johnson as the Chargers new head coach for the varsity boys’ basketball team. Johnson will also take on the responsibility of program head overseeing all the boys’ basketball teams including middle school and junior varsity.
Gutsy performances, PR’s, and new school records result in the Chargers winning the CISAA Girls Track and Field Conference Championship for the ninth consecutive year. The girls dominating performance in both the field and track events brought their first place score to 193.55, 73.7 points over the runner-up.
Providence Day's Boys Track and Field Head Coach Ben Hovis summed up the CISAA Conference Championship best: “What an incredible two days for the boys! It's hard for me to think of another meet where 226 points won and 89 points was the runner-up… and I've been around for a long time.”
Over this past weekend, senior Aidan Lorsson, junior Nathaniel Insko, and sophomore Pearce Phillips traveled to Pennsylvania with wrestling coaches Terry Tadeo and Tommy Racano to test their skills with some of the country’s best high school wrestlers at the National Prep School Wrestling Championships.
Golf is a game of inches and in some cases a game of strokes. Charger golfer Spencer Turtz came a few strokes short of qualifying to play in this week's Wells Fargo Cup at Quail Hollow Country Club. Spencer shot a +1 in the final qualifying round just five strokes off from joining Rory, Justin, Bryson, and the other big names on Thursday.
Over a three day period between April 14 through April 16, nineteen Providence Day student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent to continue their athletic endeavors at the college level. Overall, eleven different sports were represented at some of the country's finest universities.
When it comes to the career scoring marks for the Panthers men's lacrosse program, PD's Lower School teacher, Jeff Thomsen '83 has the hat trick. The Middlebury Hall of Famer holds the three most prestigious scoring marks, sitting in the top spot as the all-time leader in goals (181), assists (129) and points (310). Thomsen accomplished those lofty numbers in only 52 career games.
Providence Day’s Director of Athletics Nancy Beatty recently announced that long time Charger coach, Brian Field, will be stepping down as Head Varsity Basketball Coach and transitioning into a new role in the basketball program. Coach Field has been the head coach for 15 years and a member of the PD Basketball staff for 21 years.
On Tuesday, April 6, PD recognized nine senior baseball players for their commitment to the Charger baseball program. Afterwards, Dr. Cowlishaw addressed the crowd to acknowledge a special group and the Charger Club for their support of the renovation of the Charger baseball facility. That was followed by a special presentation and dedication by AD Nancy Beatty to Baseball Head Coach Jim Cerbie. "Read more" to find out about this special event...
The Chargers’ undefeated varsity girls soccer team was recently ranked by MaxPreps the #1 girls soccer team in the nation.The team currently sits at 7-0 overall and 2-0 in CISAA conference play. In addition to their national ranking, the Chargers also hold the #1 ranking in North Carolina and the NCISAA.
Why join the Charger Club? Membership fees are used to enhance athletic programs for ALL students in grades TK-12. Each Charger Club membership includes FREE admission to all our regular season varsity football and varsity basketball home games for your family. Click on "Read more" to learn even more about the numerous contributions of the Charger Club and how to join.
Providence Day School had seven student-athletes signing their National Letter of Intent to continue their education and athletic pursuits at the college level. BASKETBALL: Taylor Sanchez; FOOTBALL: Sterling Gabriel, Jay Brandon Jones, Jake Helfrich, Zach Lohavichan, Marc Magno, WRESTLING: Aidan Lorsson. Click "Read more" to find out who these Chargers will be playing for.
For the second year in a row, the Varsity Girls Swim team took home the CISAA Conference Championship with an impressive performance outscoring the runner-up by 55 points. The Chargers accumulated 301 points in the six-team competition taking first place honors in the 200-yard medley relay, 100-yard freestyle, and the 100-yard breaststroke.