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AK Sports Report (Oct. 5-10)

By Brian Knab, 10/05/15, 10:00AM EDT



(October 5-10, 2015)

Rain, rain go away!  It was another challenging week with weather for our athletic teams!  Hopefully everyone survived the storm over the weekend and things will begin to clear up the next few days.  Even with the weather, it was a great week for our AK Fall teams, with some big conference wins!  Good luck to our Knights this week!


  • FOOTBALL: (AK Football will have a busy week this week, as the Varsity game vs. Olympic was suspended last Friday and will resume on Monday @ AK w/ 4:46 remaining in the 3rd w/ the Knights down 12-7!  Play will resume @ 6:00 PM and no gate will be charged.  Come out and support a Knights comeback!  Then, the regularly scheduled game week brings on the Harding Rams.)
    • 10/5 – Varsity @ Home vs. Olympic (6:00 PM – game resumes w/ 4:46 remaining in 3rd quarter)
    • 10/8 – JV @ Home vs. Harding (6:00 PM)
    • 10/9 – Varsity @ Harding (7:00 PM)


  • VOLLEYBALL: (AK Volleyball took care of business again last week, earning two SoMeck 8 victories.  They stand in a tie for 1st Place in conference with a 9-1 mark, with a showdown @ Providence on Tuesday……Good luck Lady Knights!)
    • 10/6 - @ Providence
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM
    • 10/8 - @ Home vs. Berry
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM
    • 10/10 – Varsity @ Hough vs. Cox Mill & Hough (10:00 AM)


  • MEN’S SOCCER: (AK Men’s Soccer had a great week, going 3-0 and defeating Charlotte Catholic by a 3-2 OT score!  The Knights stand at 4-1 in the SoMeck 8 and have a huge road match @ South Meck on Monday.  Keep playing strong Knights!)
  • SPECIAL NOTE:  Congrats to AK Senior Men’s Soccer player Kevin Carney for being selected as the October recipient of the Liz Murray Scholarship ($1,500) sponsored by Charlotte’s Hood Hargett Club.  Great job Kevin!  You are an awesome representation of an AK student-athlete!
    • 10/5 - @ South Meck
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 10/7 - @ Home vs. West Meck
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM


  • WOMEN’S TENNIS: (AK Women’s Tennis was finally able to get back on the courts this past week and had a big home victory over Providence by a dominating score of 7-2.  The Lady Knights are 3-0 in the SoMeck 8 with three matches remaining this in the last week of the regular season…..capped by a huge home match vs. Charlotte Catholic for Senior Night on Thursday.  Let’s Go Lady Knights!!)
    • 10/5 - @ Berry (4:00 PM)
    • 10/6 - @ South Meck (4:00 PM)
    • 10/8 - @ Home vs. Charlotte Catholic (4:00 PM) – SENIOR NIGHT


  • MEN’S & WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: (AK Men’s & Women’s Cross Country had the Wendy’s Invitational meet cancelled this past Saturday.  They look to finally get back in action this coming Saturday with the NC Runners Invitational @ Redmon Park.  Good luck AK runners!)
    • 10/10 – NC Runners Invitational @ Redmon Park (TBA)


  • WOMEN’S GOLF: (AK Women’s Golf improved to 7-0 overall and remained undefeated in the SoMeck 8 with a gutsy win over Charlotte Catholic last week.  Another big conference match vs. rival Providence this week….then the ladies will travel to Pinehurst for a tournament.  Nice work ladies!)
    • 10/7 – vs. Providence @ Providence C.C. (3:30 PM)
    • 10/8 – Pinecrest Invitational @ Pinehurst C.C. (TBA)




AK Corporate Partners

A special thank you to our AK Corporate Sponsors.  Your support helps AKHS provide our student-athletes with the best interscholastic athletic experience for our deserving student-athletes!  Please thank the following area businesses and corporate sponsors for their commitment to Knights Athletics during the 2015-2016 school-year by supporting their businesses. 

Pulte Homes

Carolinas HealthCare System



Carolina’s Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

Allstate Insurance – Corey Hinson & Associates

Hickory Tavern

Huntington Learning Center

Jersey Mike's at Stonecrest  

Carefree Carpet & Floors

Chili’s at Blakeney  

Brixx at Blakeney  

Bass Properties – Keller Williams Realty

Nothing But Noodles


Chic-Fil-A at Blakeney

Shane’s Rib Shack on 521

True Pizza at Stonecrest

Which Wich

The Building Center

Providence Country Club

Ballantyne Country Club

Firebird’s Wood-Fired Grill

Beamer Sports Photography

Carolinas HealthCare System (for Head Athletic Trainer)

OrthoCarolina (for Asst. Athletic Trainer)

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  • Thanks also to Rick Hendrick at Hendrick Automotive Group for their support of CMS and middle school athletics.