Boys from 18 different states and eight countries can still find commonalities.
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In their first game of the year, the Greenies travelled to Tennessee to play the Christian Academy of Knoxville in a rematch of last year's season opener. The Greenies came away with a victory in that game, 28-11.
Though the Greenies fell to Providence Day on the road Thursday night, the coaching staff remains incredibly confident in the teams ability. In an even first half, the Greenies gave up a goal in the first 20 minutes before letting in a blooper late.
Nearly 100 boys are already back for Early Sports. Lush grass fields are lined for practice and play. And the new Close-Krieger Athletic Center has been fully-operational for months now, offering indoor workout opportunities unlike any before at Christ School.
Yes, you could say it's a good time for Eric Thorp '01 to be taking over as Athletic Director for his alma mater. And you would get no argument from this Greenie.
After starting the season 3-5 last year, Christ School soccer won 10 of its last 12 games before falling in a hotly-contested quarterfinal playoff match on the road to Cannon School. While the Greenies graduated Conference Player of the Year John Beard '18, a wealth of players are ready to step up. Leading the way are all-conference returners Corey Lavinder '19 and Thomas May '19 as well as Marcus Berger '19.
Summer is a time for everyone at Christ School to catch their breath. But the break from classes does not mean that learning is put on hold. Even if it requires a little international travel.
Last season, Christ School football competed in the NCISAA Division 1 State Playoffs after heading in with an 8-1 record. Though the Greenies fell to the eventual State Champion, Charlotte Christian, it was just another step in the overall improvement of the program.
Professional development can be a mental and physical endeavor. Just ask Christ School's longtime Director of College Guidance, Kirk Blackard. Every summer for the past 15 years, Blackard has climbed atop a bicycle to explore universities across the country in a unique way.
Cover to cover, Christ School's creativity shines through each year in the Struan.
The entrepreneurial spirit flows through Thomas Belk '08.