Compete With Us
(1 Corinthians 9:24) Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize. Run in such a way to obtain it
Athletic opportunities are an important training ground for many students, in both an individual and team construct. As early as second grade, students are able to participate in sports such as volleyball and basketball, with expanded opportunities available in football, cross country, track, soccer, and cheerleading at the high school level.
We believe that Christians are not called to be pacifists and simply participate in sport, but rather they are called to compete in sport in such a way as to win (1 Corinthians 9:24). Eagle athletes train hard, practice hard, and compete hard, hopefully glorifying God by maximizing their gifts and potential and handling both success and failure in a manner that lets the light of Christ shine. As the great John Wooden once stated, “Sports do not build character. They reveal it.”