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.
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.
When Head Lacrosse Coach Jeff Miles first met Hunter Vines '18 six years ago, he was just 5 foot 2, 110 pounds. Miles saw talent but had no idea Hunter would turn into the player and man he is today.
Congratulations are in order for Christ School head coach Randy Ashley and Kevin Snyder '19 who were named 3-A Coach of the Year and Athlete of the Year, respectively, by the NCISAA's Track & Field Coaches Association for their work throughout the 2018 season.
Recent graduate Faris Serafim '18, a former all-conference soccer player who suffered an ACL tear early in the 2017 season, has decided to continue his career at Lees-McRae College.
Some high school basketball players go viral after a big dunk. Few stay viral.
Last year, the Greenies lacrosse team, led by Head Coach Jeff Miles, headed out on the field looking for their first State Championship. 363 days later, Christ School lacrosse was on the same field looking to win back-to-back NCISAA Division 1 State Championships.