The Charlotte Observer's Langston Wertz, Jr. recently announced their boys' basketball "All Decade Team" and the Chargers had three of the top twenty-four players including Grant Williams '16 who was selected as the boys basketball "Player of the Decade." Along with Grant's selection were teammates Devon Dotson '18 and Trey Wertz '18.
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The Charlotte Observer's Langston Wertz, Jr recently announced their girls' basketball "All Decade Team" and the Chargers had four of the top twenty-two players, more than any other school. Janelle Bailey '17, Tiffany Mitchell '12, Erin Whalen '16, and Jatarie White '14.
On December 28, 2019 Langston Wertz of the Charlotte Observer announced their selections for both the girls and boys basketball All-Decade team. Not only was Providence Day well represented in the player selections but girls basketball program head and head coach Josh Springer was selected as their Coach of the Decade.
Today’s signing included KJ Bingley-Jones who signed his commitment letter to play football for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Jacolbe Cowan signed to play football for The Ohio State University Buckeyes. KJ and Jacolbe signed their letters in front of family, coaches, faculty, and students in the Mosack Athletic Center on the Providence Day campus.
Not only is Eric the backup center on the 10-2 Navy football team, but it was recently announced he was one of three Navy football players named Academic All-District. With this designation, he becomes eligible to earn Academic All-American honors. On top of this, Eric has also been accepted to medical school and plans on attending after graduating from the Naval Academy in May, 2020.
The PD Athletic Department was recently notified by the United Soccer Coaches that Girls Head Coach Dan Dudley was selected the 2019 Region Coach of the Year. Coach "Duds" led the Varsity Girls Soccer team to the NCISAA state championship this past Spring snapping Charlotte Latin's four-year run and flipping the results from the past two years. The Chargers finished the season 17-3-1.
In addition to being selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association's Great Lakes All-Region first team earlier this month, Denison University junior and PD alum Abby Scully '17 was just selected NFHCA All-American, second team.
The Charlotte Independent School Athletic Conference (CISAA) recently announced their 2019 Fall selections for first and second team All-Conference Cheerleaders. Congratulations to sophomore Lily Mae Cochell who was selected to the first team and senior Lindsay Cummings selected to the second team.
Our Football team's recent NCISAA Division II State Championship game marked the official completion of the 2019 Fall sports season. Following is a review of how our teams fared and what student-athletes received CISAA All-Conference and NCISAA All-State post season honors.
The Providence Day Chargers capped off a solid season Friday night to capture the NCISAA Division II football championship with a 28-13 home win over the Metrolina Christian Warriors. The Warriors put up a valiant fight in the championship game. They trailed by only one point entering the fourth quarter but...
Five years ago, Providence Day hired Adam Hastings to make its football program a consistent winner. He replaced legendary coach Bruce Hardin and came in and did the same thing he did at Ardrey Kell,...attracted talent. After Friday’s 28-13 win over Metrolina Christian, Hastings has about the only thing his résumé had been lacking: a state championship.
This year's selection by the Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (NCISAA-TFCCCA) for the 2019 4A Boys Coach of the Year was an easy and obvious choice: Providence Day's Ben Hovis. The team's impressive performance during the season and state championship race made the decision an easy one.
Charger sophomore Amaan Rashid was recently named to the USA Field Hockey U16 National Training Squad. Amaan is one of only 25 athletes from across the US to be awarded this honor. The team has representatives from 12 different states and Amaan is the only one selected from North Carolina. Amaan is a member of the Charger JV Field Hockey team and splits his team responsibilities between playing goalie and managing the team.
It was a great day to be a PDXC member. Both teams outperformed expectations on Friday at the NCISAA State Championships.The Girls placed 5th overall. Each girl placed higher than their ranking going into the meet. The Boys placed an amazing six runners in the top 11. That's six boys making the All-State team.The NCISAA State Championship was the 3rd in a row for the team and an amazing 11th in the last 15 years.
The Boys JV Soccer team won back-to-back close games against Cannon School and Charlotte Latin in the CISAA JV Soccer tournament to finish the season undefeated, 14-0, and win the CISAA JV Soccer Conference Championship. The team only gave up four goals the entire season and registered ten shutouts.
On Tuesday, October 15, at McAlpine Park, the Providence Day Boys Cross Country team won their 20th consecutive CISAA Conference Championship in a dominating performance beating the second place finisher by 40 points. This incredible accomplishment started back in 2000 when Head Coach Ben Hovis was just starting out as an assistant before taking over the head coach spot in 2001.
For the Boys Cross Country team, the last 19 years have seen 7 different CISAA individual champions win 14 titles, 51 different athletes earn 100 All-Conference awards, and 67 different athletes either earning All-Conference or being part of the top seven. On Tuesday, October 15, they will try to win their 20th straight CISAA Conference Championship. Girls will start at 5:00; Boys will follow at 5:30. Read more for the entire list of past champions.
This was the third matchup of the season between Providence Day and Charlotte Latin. The Chargers won their first match against the Hawks 1-0 back in September. A week later, the Hawks traveled to PD and defeated the Chargers 0-1. At stake for their third meeting was the CISAA JV Field Hockey Championship...and the Chargers came through with a 2-1 hard fought victory.
Kirk Grace is a 12-year-old sixth grader at Providence Day who loves playing golf. Not only does he love playing golf, but he is getting really good at it. The 4’10”, 85 lb. Charger has been hitting the links since age 7 and already has an 8 handicap. Kirk understands that “practice makes perfect” and that’s why he is on the Raintree Country Club golf course five times a week. Read more about Kirk and his impressive accomplishments on the golf course...just click "Read More" below.
On Thursday seven members of the Charger Cross Country team flew out to Louisville, Kentucky to compete at the Trinity/Valkyrie Invitational against some of the best programs from Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio and more. When it was all over, the Chargers flew home with the first place trophy, an incredible 41 point victory over a loaded Trinity/Valkyrie field. For more info on who, what, where, click on "Read More."