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.
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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."
The Charlotte Observer - Charlotte Country Day won the first nine minutes. Providence Day dominated most of the rest Friday night.
The host Chargers recovered from an early nine-point deficit and handed Country Day a 28-16 setback in the teams’ Big South Conference opener.
Congratulations to senior quarterback Cody Cater on being named RBC Wealth Management Player of the Week for Week # 4. Cater was an efficient 8 for 15 passing for 2 touchdowns in the Chargers 27- 6 victory over Timberland High School. Cody also demonstrated his scrambling skills a number of times during the game resulting in 26 yards rushing.
The PD Varsity Field Hockey team traveled to St. Louis over the Labor Day weekend and returned to Charlotte with the Gateway Classic Field Hockey Championship trophy. The team went 4-0 and held their opponents to "0" goals scored. The 22nd Gateway Classic is currently the largest girls high school tournament in the country. For more details on the tournament and each game, click "Read More."
On Tuesday, the Providence Day v Gaston Day boys’ soccer match went to the final second - make that the final 8/10 of a second - before being decided. The visiting Chargers completed a comeback with a goal in the final second of the first overtime period, giving them a 2-1 victory over Gaston Day. John Morris Byrne delivered a pass to Kade White, who was on the left side of the goal. Kade's shot went into the left side of the net for the winner!
Providence Day School senior volleyball player Aubrey Briggs always finds a way to succeed on the volleyball court, inside the classroom, and in life. Her success and determination was recently captured in an article by the South Charlotte Sports Report. To say Aubrey has a very bright future is definitely an understatement. It's a great read...
Providence Day's Cross Country and Track and Field Head Coach Ben Hovis was part of the winning team in the 2019 USA Track and Field Masters 5K Championship recently run in Atlanta, Georgia. Coach Hovis and teammates Aaron Linz, Peter Brown, and Brad Balaban finished the race in first place with a time of 49:40 beating the Atlanta Track Club by 20 seconds. Read more...
Providence Day's sophomore attacker Cole Jessey and senior goalkeeper Nolan Fauchier were both named to the Charlotte Observer's "All-Observer" boys lacrosse team. Jessey, a first team selection, led the Chargers with 56 goals and 37 assists while Fauchier, a second team pick, was nearly impenetrable in front of the net.
PD's Jala Wright was selected "All-Observer" first team as a Utility Player. She led the Chargers as their number 1 pitcher collecting an impressive 145 strikeouts for the season while batting an equally impressive .542 and stealing 39 bases. Earlier in the year, Jala was selected to the NCISAA All-State team and was also named the CISAA Conference "Player of the Year."
On Thursday, June 20, Providence Day alum Grant Williams ’16 was chosen by the Boston Celtics with their 22nd pick in the first round of the NBA draft. Williams will graduate from the University of Tennessee after his Junior year with a degree in Supply Chain Management and as a unanimous All-American with an incredible list of basketball accomplishments and honors.
In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Marissa Hart of Providence Day School as its 2018-19 Gatorade North Carolina Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence and high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. It distinguishes Hart as North Carolina’s best high school girls soccer player.
Over a two weekend period, Friday, June 21 thru Sunday, June 23, and Friday, June 28 thru Sunday, June 30, 26 member schools of the NCISAA will be participating in the first NCISAA Summer Basketball Showcase. College coaches from around the country and all division levels along with various media outlets and recruiting services will all be in attendance to view some of the best basketball talent in the state.
Congratulations to girls soccer head coach Dan Dudley who was recently named The Charlotte Observer's Private School 4A coach of the year. Coach Duds led the Chargers to the NCISAA state championship, ending Charlotte Latin’s long run as state champion. He was also named Providence Day's Coach of the Year at the PD ESPY awards on May 20.
In case you missed the video created by Director of Athletics Nancy Beatty for the recent PD ESPY Awards click on the following link. https://vimeo.com/
To view pictures of all the PD ESPY Award recipients click: https://bit.ly/2JJSTLt
It took a formal protest by Boys Track and Field Head Coach Ben Hovis, but the NCISAA announced on Monday evening that the Providence Day Boys Track and Field team are NCISAA State Co-Champions. The Chargers share the championship trophy with Christ School with each team scoring 147.50 points. Read further to see the meet results...
Providence Day won the NCISAA State Championship scoring 156 points to runner-up Charlotte Country Day with 125 points to take home the Girls Track and Field trophy. The Chargers had a number of individual and relay state champions as well as numerous girls who gained points for finishing in the top eight positions. Read more for the complete results of the meet.
Charlotte Observer - Providence Day finally got the measure of rival Charlotte Latin in the biggest girls’ soccer match of the season.
The Chargers overcame a rough start to beat the Hawks 3-1 in overtime in the NCISAA 4A title game at Patten Stadium to flip the results from the last two title games. Providence Day, the second seed, controlled possession, outshooting Latin 29-11.