Providence Day won the Big South 4A conference championship Friday night by defeating Country Day 35-30. Senior running back Nickel Fields helped lead the way with 17 carries for 241 yards and three touchdowns. Nickel had scoring runs of 77 and 67 yards.
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Following in the footsteps of the Varsity Boys Cross Country team, the Middle School Boys won their final GCMSAA conference meet of the season. And like the varsity teams, both the Boys and the Girls had individual meet champions. Libby Barron (7th grade) and Ethan Tucker (8th grade) both were first to cross the finish line.
For the 21st consecutive year, the Varsity Boys Cross Country team won the 2020 CISAA conference championship. The Varsity Girls Cross Country team mirrored the effort by also winning the conference championship
The Charlotte Observer: Providence Day finally beat Charlotte Christian.
The Chargers went up 10 points, then went down by 11 before they rallied for a thrilling 32-28 win at Charlotte Christian. The game wasn’t decided until the final play — when the Knights threw an incomplete pass at the Providence Day 25.
On Saturday, October 10, Providence Day's senior running back Nickel Fields was interviewed by Tim Donelli on ESPN 730 AM's "The Pearl Report." Fast Forward to minute 20:10 to hear the interview.
Effectve Monday, October 12, the NCISAA has a new spectator policy. Two adult spectators per student-athlete of the host team roster (Indoor and Outdoor) are allowed to attend but have to follow specific protocols. Check "Read More" for further details.
Starting on Thursday, October 1, two (2) guardians, per senior student-athlete of the HOME team only, will be permitted to attend indoor and outdoor games and matches. Guardians must wear a mask throughout the contest, adhere to social distancing guidelines with other guardians while sitting in the stands, and must pass the screening protocol when arriving for the game.
We continue "Meet the Chargers New Football Coaches."
Coach Matthew Laub is a recent Providence Day alum graduating last year. He is continuing his love for football helping Coach Grier with various responsibilities before attending the University of Michigan. Coach Laub was recognized as CISAA All-Conference second team offensive line his senior year and was a key member of the 2019 NCISAA Division II state championship team.
Providence Day’s Director of Athletics Nancy Beatty announced today the hiring of Adam Carmen as the new program head and varsity head coach of the Charger volleyball program. Coach Carmen replaces current head coach Emily Carrara who will remain with the program as the Middle School head coach. Coach Carmen brings an extensive volleyball background to the Chargers' program. Click on "Read More" to read Coach Carmen's bio.
UPDATE AUGUST 31: The NCISAA announced their latest plans for playing sports this coming Fall season. Low Risk sports are now eligible to play games on September 8 and Moderate Risk sports on September 14. Football can play games beginning September 21. Click "Read More" for guidelines and minimum standards for each sport.
On Tuesday evening, July 14, Charger football Head Coach Chad Grier and many of the players participating in the optional summer workout program took some time prior to their workout session to write appreciation notes to 100 Novant Health and Atrium Health doctors and nurses to thank them for their dedication, service and sacrifice helping the community through the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Providence Day PD ESPY awards program recognizes outstanding performances from individuals, teams, coaches, and fans during the school athletic year. It also recognizes those student athletes from the seventh grade through senior year who have participate in three sports during the year. For the entire list of Charger award recipients, click "Read More."
Construction of a new double-covered batting cage is scheduled for completion this summer and awaits athletes when they return to campus.
Unlike the NCHSAA, Providence Day School and the NCISAA (our state affiliation) still requires individual physicals to be completed within the last 13 months before being allowed to participate in athletics.There are three forms that need to be completed. For additional information and access to the three forms, click the Read More link below.
This week our Spring Sports Senior Spotlight features our three seniors on the Varsity Boys Golf team: David Starling, Chris Kahl, and Shreyas Bhasin. Read what the coaches have to say about these young men as well as some thoughts from each senior regarding their golf experience and their cancelled senior season.
Week five of our Spring Sports Senior Spotlight features our three seniors on the Varsity Girls Soccer team: Aubrey Briggs, Grace Godwin, and Louisa Bynum. Read what the coaches have to say about these young women as well as some thoughts from each senior regarding their Soccer experience and their cancelled senior season.
April 24, 2020 - Today the NCISAA announced that effectively immediately, the 2020 Spring Season has officially been canceled. There will be no regular season activities, playoffs or championships. Additionally, they will not have Spring 2020 all-state teams, nor will there be Wells Fargo Cup winners.
With the cancellation of the Spring season, summer protocol will begin Monday, May 18. Click "Read More" for the official memorandum...
Week four of our Spring Sports Senior Spotlight features our five seniors on the Varsity Boys Tennis team: Alex Bitter, Josh Dolgoff, Alex Hobby, Kevin Kaspar, and Rahul Ramani. Read what the coaches have to say about these young men as well as some thoughts from each senior regarding their Tennis experience and this very unusual time.
Week three of our Spring Sports Senior Spotlight focuses on lone Varsity Softball star Jala Wright. Read what head coach Kristie Oglesby has to say about Jala's impact on the Charger Varsity Softball team during her four years. Also read about some of Jala's personal insight into her Charger Softball career.