And the trajectory for Rocky Hansen ’23 and Dawson Reeves ‘24 has changed dramatically this summer, with both now on pace to be elite at the national level by the time their careers at Christ School are over.
Josh Coley brings to Christ School a proven track record as an effective leader and winning coach. The school is confident that Mr. Coley will maintain our tradition of success as the Greenies’ new Varsity Basketball Coach.
No sports season suffered more from the COVID-19 pandemic than the spring, with entire seasons wiped out in 2020.
Christ School’s return to play over the past several months was full of successes, and some of the athletes behind those highlights have been named to the N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association’s all-state teams.
Christ School football experienced a seismic breakthrough in 2020 with the program’s first-ever state title. The challenge of building on that success now lies with new Head Varsity Football Coach Chad Walker.
Coach Walker was introduced to the school community Thursday, May 13, during Assembly in Pingree Auditorium on campus.
From the outset Tuesday, it was obvious that Christ School lacrosse was not going to leave anything to chance in the NCISAA Division I state semifinals.
Emmett Paradine ’22 scored seven goals and the Greenies turned a 3-0 lead in the opening three minutes into a comfortable 16-6 win at Durham Academy. Sean Dow ’22 set the tone by winning 22 of the game’s 24 faceoffs and had an assist.
Christ School lacrosse never led Friday until it mattered most.
Sam Bassett ’22 shook his defender and blasted a shot past the Cannon School goalkeeper in sudden-death overtime to lift the Greenies to a tense 10-9 win in the quarterfinals of the NCISAA Division I state playoffs.
Saturday offered Christ School varsity lacrosse one last chance to fine-tune things for the NCISAA Division I state playoffs. The Greenies did not flinch after a less than ideal start at Durham Academy.
Jamal Hutchison ‘23 was playing as well as anyone on the course Tuesday after making the turn onto the back-nine of Bright’s Creek Golf Club in Mill Spring, N.C.
Grant Haldeman ‘21 has never scored better in his varsity career for Christ School. Together, their rounds and all-conference performances from Andrew Graham ’21 and Charles Howden ‘22 added up to another Carolinas Athletic Association championship for the Greenies.
Conditions were not favorable for tennis Wednesday, which proved to be a brisk afternoon.
Christ School varsity tennis made its own luck, winning for the fifth time in the team’s last six matches. The Greenies swept singles to clinch an 8-1 rout of Rabun Gap (Ga.) across the Betsy Harris McCullough Tennis Courts.