• Welcome to Challenger Early College Athletics

    Athletic Director: Brigette DeArman (828) 485-2980


     Challenger Early College has enjoyed Firebird Athletics since opening in 2005.  We believe that every student deserves rich diverse experiences in the classroom complemented by a wide range of well-designed and directed co- and extra-curricular activities, events, and experiences.  Catawba County Schools and CVCC partnered to financially support our coaching stipends while our
    CHS PSO supports all athletic operations and events.  


    Each year, the following sports are offered as part of Firebird Athletics:  

    Fall Sports:  Co-ed Soccer, Volleyball

    Winter Sports:  Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Co-ed Cheer

    Spring Sports:  Softball, Baseball