Justice Ajogbor ’20 may be a gentle giant, beloved around Christ School for his polite and soft-spoken demeanor. The 6-foot-10 Harvard University recruit has another side to him though, one which attacks the rims in Mebane Field House with some very bad intentions.
Breaking full-court pressure is a thankless skill that every young basketball player should learn. Coach Drew Hyche ‘94 made sure his Little Greenies were knowledgeable after their first loss of the season.
Given its dominance of Carolinas Athletic Association basketball over the years, Christ School is used to getting every opponent’s very best effort. Wednesday was a prime example, with the varsity team having to pull together down the stretch to leave upset-minded Carolina Day with a 66-51 win.
Archery is more than a hobby or a pastime for the Park brothers.
Byron Park ’24 and Ethan Park ‘23 shoot a bow for enjoyment and the thrill of competition. Byron (gold) and Ethan (silver) medalled in their divisions Saturday at the USA Archery N.C. State and Junior Olympic Archery Development Program Indoor Championships held in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Four student-athletes enjoyed the ultimate send-off Wednesday as Christ School dismissed classes for Christmas Break.
Aydan White ’20 (N.C. State University), Kade Chapman ’20 (University of Virginia-Wise), Navy Shuler ’20 (Appalachian State University), and Will Buchanan ’20 (Liberty University) made their dream of playing college football a reality on National Signing Day. The Greenies put pen to paper during a ceremony in Pingree Auditorium attended by family, friends, and other members of the Christ School community.
Ten other boys teams from throughout western North Carolina and Georgia were in the Waynesville Recreation Center pool on Saturday. Christ School out-swam them all, winning the Tuscola Invitational with 365 points.
Leading by only two points at halftime Saturday was surprising for Christ School varsity basketball. De’Ante Green ‘22 and the Greenies removed all the drama from their latest Carolinas Athletic Association game with a decidedly different second half.
Christ School JV basketball players wanted to hear coach Mallary Clay cut loose and scream as she entered a victorious locker room. The Greenies made that audible moment happen Thursday night with their first win of the season.