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AK Sports Report (September 27-Oct. 2)

By Brian Knab 09/26/2021, 9:30pm EDT

MISSION:  TO PROVIDE ATHLETIC PROGRAMS THAT PRODUCE A PRIDEFUL EXPERIENCE FOR ALL AND PREPARE STUDENT-ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN LIFE.

 

AK SPORTS REPORT

(September 27-October 2, 2021)

Hard to believe, but we this week brings the end of September and the first full month of the school year!  As we hit October, the Fall Sports season ramps up big-time with some post-season beginning in some sports, while important SoMeck Conference contests crank up in others.  Good luck to our Knights and have a great week AK!

GO KNIGHTS!  PROTECT THE CASTLE!

FALL SPORTS

  • FOOTBALL:  AK Football will enter SoMeck Conference play this week after coming off their BYE week.  The Knights will take on Myers Park in the conference opener, including Varsity @ Home on Friday night for our Future Knights Game (Football & Cheer).  Good luck Knights!
    • 9/30 – JV @ Myers Park (6:00 PM)
    • 10/1 – Varsity @ Home vs. Myers Park (7:00 PM) – FUTURE KNIGHTS GAME

 

  • VOLLEYBALL:  AK Volleyball earned three impressive non-conference victories this past week over Cox Mill, Hough and Mallard Creek to improve to 12-1 overall on the season.  The Lady Knights also remain unbeaten through the first round of SoMeck Conference play at 5-0.  A big road non-conference match and a big Home conference match are on the slate for this week.  Keep it rolling ladies!
    • 9/27 – @ Kings Mountain
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 9/30 – @ Home vs. Myers Park
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM

 

  • MEN’S SOCCER:  AK Men’s Soccer improved to 6-2-2 overall on the season and to 3-0 in SoMeck Conference play after a non-conference and conference victory each this past week.  The Knights have two big Home games this week, including a huge conference matchup against Myers Park on Thursday.  Good luck men!
    • 9/28 – @ Home vs. Hickory Ridge
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 9/30 – @ Home vs. Myers Park
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM

 

  • MEN’S & WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY:  AK Men’s and Women’s Cross Country both competed in big out-of-town competitions over the weekend.  Both teams are back in action this Saturday, with the Men competing locally, while the Women travel to Cary, NC for a big meet.  Good luck to all our AK Runners on continuing a great season so far!
    • 10/2 – Men @ Wendy’s Invitational @ McAlpine Creek Park
    • 10/2 – Women @ Great American XC Festival @ WakeMed Sports Complex (Cary, NC)

 

  • WOMEN’S TENNIS:  AK Women’s Tennis saw their match against South Meck once again postponed and will play the Lady Sabres twice down the stretch of this season.  The Lady Knights fell to Myers Park on the road to remain in 2nd Place in the SoMeck Conference with two conferences matches on the schedule this week.
    • 9/28 – @ Home vs. South Meck (4:00 PM)
    • 9/30 – @ Harding (4:00 PM)

 

  • WOMEN’S GOLF:  AK Women’s Golf defeated Berry in SoMeck Conference action before suffering their first loss of the season to Myers Park on their Home course.  The Lady Knights get a chance right away at avenging that loss, as they host Myers Park and South Meck this Tuesday in a huge conference match.  Best of luck this week ladies!
    • 9/28 – vs. Myers Park, South Meck @ Ballantyne C.C. (3:30 PM)
    • 9/30 – vs. Hickory Ridge @ Rocky River G.C. (3:30 PM)

 

IMPORTANT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • AK Castle Run – Athletics Run/Walk Fundraiser
    • The AK Athletic Boosters along with Corporate Sponsor No Joke Pizza, will be hosting the first ever AK Castle Run on Saturday, November 13th.  This promises to be a fun and fantastic community event!  All proceeds from this walk/run fundraising event will go to support our student-athletes and athletic programs.
    • Registration is available at the below link or by simply scanning the QR Code
    • https://www.varsitytix.shop/#/events/15138

 

  • NFHS NETWORK
  • Livestreamed sporting events are coming to THE CASTLE!  Ardrey Kell High School is thrilled to announce its partnership with the NFHS Network!  With stadium and gym capacity limitations, we are now able to provide you and your family access to all events held in our stadium and main gym through the NFHS Network from the safety and comfort of your home!  Please access the link below, subscribe to our channel, and select Ardrey Kell High School as your school of choice.
  • https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/ardrey-kell-high-school-charlotte-nc
  • By subscribing to the AKHS channel, you will not only gain access to ALL of our stadium and main gym events, you will also be able to access every sporting event nationwide that is streamed on the NFHS Network.  At AK you will be able to view Football, Basketball, Cheer, Volleyball, Wrestling, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field and also Swimming (as cameras have also been installed at the two CMS pools) and any other event we host at THE CASTLE stadium and main gym!  A percentage of each subscription cost will return to AK Athletics to continue to provide support for our programs and student-athletes.

 

  • 2021-2022 Season Passes & AK Athletic Boosters Membership
  • 2021-2022 Season Passes and AKABC Membership are now available for purchase through VarsityTix digital ticketing.  Season passes get admission to all Home regular season athletic events throughout the year.  Download the app. on your smartphone or visit the link below and search Ardrey Kell to get started and ready to cheer your Knights on all season long!
  • https://www.varsitytix.shop/#/event-tickets/15138/0/FhdL2GN4SO

 

  • 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsorship Campaign
    • The Ardrey Kell Athletic Dept. and AK Athletic Booster Club is excited to launch our Corporate Sponsorship Program for the 2021-2022 Athletic Year!  We have many new and exciting ways to promote and market our community businesses and look forward to partnering with you to strengthen our ability to provide first class athletic programs for our student-athletes!  Please review our 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit (click image below) to get started and contact AK Athletic Director, Brian Knab at briand.knab@cms.k12.nc.us to get started.

 

https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839

 

  • Official Ardrey Kell On-line Spirit Wear Store
    • Visit the official on-line spirit wear store for the Ardrey Kell Knights and get decked out in some great gear to support your Knights for the upcoming season.  New gear for the 2021-2022 school year is now available and you can customize your gear with almost endless design options!  Visit the link below or click on the banner on our main athletic web-page on the CMSathleticzone site.
    • https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/north_carolina/charlotte/ardrey-kell-high-school

 

  • 2021-2022 Head Coaches Contact Information

 

  • 2021-2022 AK Athletic Forms Page
    • Be sure to visit the AK Athletic Forms page on our CMSathleticzone web-site to get all the information needed for athletic participation, including the AK on-line athletic pre-participation packet, which is required for all student-athletes.  Link to the page is provided below.
    • https://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/843586-ak-athletic-forms

 

  • Also, be sure to frequently view our AK Athletics Master Calendar (Google Calendar) embedded on this page.  It is always kept up to date and revised with schedule changes as we move through the season.

 

  • Student-Athlete Scholarship Opportunities
    • NCHSAA Scholarships:
      • ATTN Senior Student-Athletes!  The NCHSAA offers many opportunities for different scholarships they award.  The application period has begun for many of them.  Please visit the below link to the NCHSAA web-site if you are interested in learning more about the scholarships available and to apply.
      • https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships

 

  • Liz Murray Scholarship (sponsored by the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club) – ATTN Senior student-athletes, link provided below to apply.  The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club awards a monthly scholarship throughout the school year, with the first application deadline in early September.  Once your application is submitted, it will remain in the applicant pool for each month for the remainder of the school year.  AK has a strong history of winners…..let’s keep it going!  Click link below for the application and contact your head coach or the Athletic Director if any questions.
  • https://hoodhargettbreakfastclub.com/hhbc-scholarship-fund/liz-murray-scholarship-application/

 

AK Corporate Partners

A special thank you to our AK Corporate Sponsors.  Your support helps AKHS provide 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 2021-2022 school-year by supporting their businesses. 

MTB Mechanical

Cabo Fish Taco

No Joke Pizza

The White Group – Keller Williams Realty

Coca-Cola

Nothing But Noodles

True Craft Pizza at Stonecrest

Jersey Mike's at Stonecrest  

City BBQ

Tropical Smoothie

Domino’s

Sylvan Learning of Charlotte & Ballantyne

Qdoba Mexican Eats

BSN Sports

Wendy’s

Firebird’s Wood-Fired Grill

Chick-Fil-A at Blakeney

Hickory Tavern

Ballantyne Country Club

Atrium Health (for Head Athletic Trainer)

OrthoCarolina (for Asst. Athletic Trainer)

< >If you want to be an AK Athletic Booster Corporate Partner, please visit the following link to our Corporate Sponsorship page for all the information you’ll need to support our AK Athletic programs and student-athletes…….and be sure to check out our 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsors Kit!Corporate Sponsorship Web-page: http://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/1285298-corporate-sponsor-forms 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit:  https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839  

< >Don’t forget to follow us online at www.cmsathleticzone.com/ardreykell , on Twitter (@AKsportsinfo) and on Instagram (@ak_knights_athletics) for up-to-date and late breaking info. 

GO AK KNIGHTS!

AK Sports Report (September 20-25)

By Brian Knab 09/19/2021, 4:45pm EDT

MISSION:  TO PROVIDE ATHLETIC PROGRAMS THAT PRODUCE A PRIDEFUL EXPERIENCE FOR ALL AND PREPARE STUDENT-ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN LIFE.

 

AK SPORTS REPORT

(September 20-25, 2021)

This week officially brings the end of Summer…..and it looks like some much needed cooler temperatures will come with the start of Fall.  The athletic schedules don’t cool off however, as our Knights continue to work hard and succeed as we near the halfway point of the Fall Sports season.  Have a great week AK!

GO KNIGHTS!  PROTECT THE CASTLE!

FALL SPORTS

  • FOOTBALL:  AK Football suffered their first Varsity loss of the season 25-14 on the road to a very good Porter Ridge team.  The Knights finished non-conference play 3-1 and will enter SoMeck Conference play after the upcoming BYE week.  Meanwhile, the JV’s evened their record at 2-2 with a strong 27-7 Home victory over Porter Ridge.  Knights will be back in action against Myers Park to open conference play October 1 @ Home.
    • BYE WEEK

 

  • VOLLEYBALL:  AK Volleyball improved to 8-1 overall and 4-0 in the SoMeck Conference with two straight set Home victories this past week.  The Lady Knights have a big week ahead against some strong non-conference competition with a road conference match sandwiched in between.  Have a week ladies!
    • 9/20 – @ Cox Mill
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 9/21 – @ Berry
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM
    • 9/25 – Varsity Quad Match @ Home
      • vs. Hough – 10:00 AM
      • vs. Mallard Creek – 12:00 PM

 

  • MEN’S SOCCER:  AK Men’s Soccer opened up SoMeck Conference play this past week and took care of business to go 2-0.  The Knights open this week with a non-conference test @ Home before hitting the road in conference play.  Good luck Knights!
    • 9/20 – @ Home vs. Watauga
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 9/21 – @ Berry
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM

 

 

  • WOMEN’S TENNIS:  AK Women’s Tennis improved to 3-1 in SoMeck Conference play with a road victory over Berry before getting a big-time non-conference win at Home over Charlotte Catholic, avenging a loss earlier in the season.  Two big conference matches are on the slate this week, including a challenging road match at Myers Park with a chance to tie for 1st Place in the conference standings.  Good luck Lady Knights!
    • 9/22 – vs. South Meck (4:00 PM)
    • 9/23 – @ Myers Park (4:00 PM)

 

  • WOMEN’S GOLF:  AK Women’s Golf remained undefeated on the season and in SoMeck Conference play with a big victory over South Meck this past week.  The Lady Knights will be in action for two more matches against conference opponents this week…….keep it going ladies!
    • 9/21 – vs. Berry, Olympic @ Ballantyne C.C. (3:30 PM)
    • 9/23 – vs. Myers Park @ Myers Park C.C. (3:30 PM)

 

IMPORTANT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • NFHS NETWORK
  • Livestreamed sporting events are coming to THE CASTLE!  Ardrey Kell High School is thrilled to announce its partnership with the NFHS Network!  With stadium and gym capacity limitations, we are now able to provide you and your family access to all events held in our stadium and main gym through the NFHS Network from the safety and comfort of your home!  Please access the link below, subscribe to our channel, and select Ardrey Kell High School as your school of choice.
  • https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/ardrey-kell-high-school-charlotte-nc
  • By subscribing to the AKHS channel, you will not only gain access to ALL of our stadium and main gym events, you will also be able to access every sporting event nationwide that is streamed on the NFHS Network.  At AK you will be able to view Football, Basketball, Cheer, Volleyball, Wrestling, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field and also Swimming (as cameras have also been installed at the two CMS pools) and any other event we host at THE CASTLE stadium and main gym!  A percentage of each subscription cost will return to AK Athletics to continue to provide support for our programs and student-athletes.

 

  • 2021-2022 Season Passes & AK Athletic Boosters Membership
  • 2021-2022 Season Passes and AKABC Membership are now available for purchase through VarsityTix digital ticketing.  Season passes get admission to all Home regular season athletic events throughout the year.  Download the app. on your smartphone or visit the link below and search Ardrey Kell to get started and ready to cheer your Knights on all season long!
  • https://www.varsitytix.shop/#/event-tickets/15138/0/FhdL2GN4SO

 

  • 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsorship Campaign
    • The Ardrey Kell Athletic Dept. and AK Athletic Booster Club is excited to launch our Corporate Sponsorship Program for the 2021-2022 Athletic Year!  We have many new and exciting ways to promote and market our community businesses and look forward to partnering with you to strengthen our ability to provide first class athletic programs for our student-athletes!  Please review our 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit (click image below) to get started and contact AK Athletic Director, Brian Knab at briand.knab@cms.k12.nc.us to get started.

 

https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839

 

  • Official Ardrey Kell On-line Spirit Wear Store
    • Visit the official on-line spirit wear store for the Ardrey Kell Knights and get decked out in some great gear to support your Knights for the upcoming season.  New gear for the 2021-2022 school year is now available and you can customize your gear with almost endless design options!  Visit the link below or click on the banner on our main athletic web-page on the CMSathleticzone site.
    • https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/north_carolina/charlotte/ardrey-kell-high-school

 

  • 2021-2022 Head Coaches Contact Information

 

  • 2021-2022 AK Athletic Forms Page
    • Be sure to visit the AK Athletic Forms page on our CMSathleticzone web-site to get all the information needed for athletic participation, including the AK on-line athletic pre-participation packet, which is required for all student-athletes.  Link to the page is provided below.
    • https://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/843586-ak-athletic-forms

 

  • Also, be sure to frequently view our AK Athletics Master Calendar (Google Calendar) embedded on this page.  It is always kept up to date and revised with schedule changes as we move through the season.

 

  • Student-Athlete Scholarship Opportunities
    • NCHSAA Scholarships:
      • ATTN Senior Student-Athletes!  The NCHSAA offers many opportunities for different scholarships they award.  The application period has begun for many of them.  Please visit the below link to the NCHSAA web-site if you are interested in learning more about the scholarships available and to apply.
      • https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships

 

  • Liz Murray Scholarship (sponsored by the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club) – ATTN Senior student-athletes, link provided below to apply.  The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club awards a monthly scholarship throughout the school year, with the first application deadline in early September.  Once your application is submitted, it will remain in the applicant pool for each month for the remainder of the school year.  AK has a strong history of winners…..let’s keep it going!  Click link below for the application and contact your head coach or the Athletic Director if any questions.
  • https://hoodhargettbreakfastclub.com/hhbc-scholarship-fund/liz-murray-scholarship-application/

 

AK Corporate Partners

A special thank you to our AK Corporate Sponsors.  Your support helps AKHS provide 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 2021-2022 school-year by supporting their businesses. 

MTB Mechanical

Cabo Fish Taco

No Joke Pizza

The White Group – Keller Williams Realty

Coca-Cola

Nothing But Noodles

True Craft Pizza at Stonecrest

Jersey Mike's at Stonecrest  

City BBQ

Tropical Smoothie

Domino’s

Sylvan Learning of Charlotte & Ballantyne

Qdoba Mexican Eats

BSN Sports

Wendy’s

Firebird’s Wood-Fired Grill

Chick-Fil-A at Blakeney

Hickory Tavern

Ballantyne Country Club

Atrium Health (for Head Athletic Trainer)

OrthoCarolina (for Asst. Athletic Trainer)

< >If you want to be an AK Athletic Booster Corporate Partner, please visit the following link to our Corporate Sponsorship page for all the information you’ll need to support our AK Athletic programs and student-athletes…….and be sure to check out our 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsors Kit!Corporate Sponsorship Web-page: http://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/1285298-corporate-sponsor-forms 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit:  https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839  

< >Don’t forget to follow us online at www.cmsathleticzone.com/ardreykell , on Twitter (@AKsportsinfo) and on Instagram (@ak_knights_athletics) for up-to-date and late breaking info. 

GO AK KNIGHTS!

AK Sports Report (Sept. 13-18)

By Brian Knab 09/12/2021, 6:15pm EDT

MISSION:  TO PROVIDE ATHLETIC PROGRAMS THAT PRODUCE A PRIDEFUL EXPERIENCE FOR ALL AND PREPARE STUDENT-ATHLETES TO COMPETE IN LIFE.

 

AK SPORTS REPORT

(September 13-18, 2021)

Another week of the Fall Sports season has passed with another week of some big-time performances and victories for our Knights!  A busy week of action lies ahead, especially at Home early in the week.  Best of luck on a great week AK!

GO KNIGHTS!  PROTECT THE CASTLE!

  • August Student-Athletes of the Month
    • Male:  Congratulations to Senior Football player Jack Curtis on being named AK Athletics Male Student-Athlete of the Month for August!
    • Female:  Congratulations to Junior Women’s Golfer Nicole Nash on being named AK Athletics Female Student-Athlete of the Month for August!

 

FALL SPORTS

  • FOOTBALL:  AK Football had a monster Varsity win over previously undefeated Weddington by a score of 38-21 to remain undefeated themselves at 3-0 on the season.  It was a great atmosphere @ The Castle for the Fall SZN Game of the WeekThis week, AK will take on Porter Ridge in the final non-conference game of the season.  Keep it going Knights!
    • 9/15 – JV @ Home vs. Porter Ridge (5:00 PM)
    • 9/17 – Varsity @ Porter Ridge (7:00 PM)

 

  • VOLLEYBALL:  AK Volleyball opened up SoMeck Conference play with two big road victories over Myers Park and South Meck.  The Lady Knights then competed in tournament play on Saturday in Apex, NC and suffered their first loss of the season against D.H. Conley.  AK stands at 6-1 overall and 2-0 in conference play as they return Home this week for two conference matches.
    • 9/14 – @ Home vs. Harding
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM
    • 9/15 – @ Home vs. Olympic
      • JV – 4:00 PM
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM

 

  • MEN’S SOCCER:  AK Men’s Soccer took on Weddington in non-conference action in their only match this past week.  The Knights battled the Warriors to a 1-1 tie, with many chances in a strong 2nd Half.  SoMeck Conference play begins this week with two Home matches…….Let’s Go AK!
    • 9/13 – @ Home vs. Olympic
      • JV – 4:30 PM
      • Varsity – 6:00 PM
    • 9/14 – @ Home vs. Harding
      • NO JV
      • Varsity – 5:30 PM

 

  • MEN’S & WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY:  AK Men’s and Women’s Cross Country were back in action and both competed at the Friday Night Lights XC Festival, gaining some great experience against some strong competition on the course where the State Championships will be held.  Overall, the Men put up a Top 10 performance while the Women finished in the Top 5.  Both teams will be in action again this coming Saturday in big meets again.  Good luck AK Runners!
  • Friday Night Lights XC Festival Resultshttps://nc.milesplit.com/meets/423307-friday-night-lights-xc-festival-2021/results#.YT1ZA51KjIU
    • 9/18 – Men @ Adidas XC Challenge @ WakeMed Park (Cary, NC)
    • 9/18 – Women @ Hares & Hounds Invitational @ McAlpine Creek Park

 

  • WOMEN’S TENNIS:  AK Women’s Tennis had great week, getting two SoMeck Conference victories over Harding and Olympic to improve to 2-1 in conference play.  The Lady Knights have one conference and one non-conference match on the schedule for this week.  Good luck on the courts this week ladies!
    • 9/14 – @ Berry (4:00 PM)
    • 9/15 – @ Home vs. Charlotte Catholic (4:00 PM)

 

  • WOMEN’S GOLF:  AK Women’s Golf moved to 4-0 on the season with two victories over Berry and Olympic in SoMeck Conference action this past week.  The Lady Knights hit the course against conference opponent South Meck this week looking to stay unbeaten.  Go low ladies!
    • 9/15 – vs. South Meck @ TPC Piper Glen (3:30 PM)

 

IMPORTANT NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • NFHS NETWORK
  • Livestreamed sporting events are coming to THE CASTLE!  Ardrey Kell High School is thrilled to announce its partnership with the NFHS Network!  With stadium and gym capacity limitations, we are now able to provide you and your family access to all events held in our stadium and main gym through the NFHS Network from the safety and comfort of your home!  Please access the link below, subscribe to our channel, and select Ardrey Kell High School as your school of choice.
  • https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/schools/ardrey-kell-high-school-charlotte-nc
  • By subscribing to the AKHS channel, you will not only gain access to ALL of our stadium and main gym events, you will also be able to access every sporting event nationwide that is streamed on the NFHS Network.  At AK you will be able to view Football, Basketball, Cheer, Volleyball, Wrestling, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track & Field and also Swimming (as cameras have also been installed at the two CMS pools) and any other event we host at THE CASTLE stadium and main gym!  A percentage of each subscription cost will return to AK Athletics to continue to provide support for our programs and student-athletes.

 

  • 2021-2022 Season Passes & AK Athletic Boosters Membership
  • 2021-2022 Season Passes and AKABC Membership are now available for purchase through VarsityTix digital ticketing.  Season passes get admission to all Home regular season athletic events throughout the year.  Download the app. on your smartphone or visit the link below and search Ardrey Kell to get started and ready to cheer your Knights on all season long!
  • https://www.varsitytix.shop/#/event-tickets/15138/0/FhdL2GN4SO

 

  • 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsorship Campaign
    • The Ardrey Kell Athletic Dept. and AK Athletic Booster Club is excited to launch our Corporate Sponsorship Program for the 2021-2022 Athletic Year!  We have many new and exciting ways to promote and market our community businesses and look forward to partnering with you to strengthen our ability to provide first class athletic programs for our student-athletes!  Please review our 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit (click image below) to get started and contact AK Athletic Director, Brian Knab at briand.knab@cms.k12.nc.us to get started.

https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839

 

  • Official Ardrey Kell On-line Spirit Wear Store
    • Visit the official on-line spirit wear store for the Ardrey Kell Knights and get decked out in some great gear to support your Knights for the upcoming season.  New gear for the 2021-2022 school year is now available and you can customize your gear with almost endless design options!  Visit the link below or click on the banner on our main athletic web-page on the CMSathleticzone site.
    • https://sideline.bsnsports.com/schools/north_carolina/charlotte/ardrey-kell-high-school

 

  • 2021-2022 Head Coaches Contact Information

 

  • 2021-2022 AK Athletic Forms Page
    • Be sure to visit the AK Athletic Forms page on our CMSathleticzone web-site to get all the information needed for athletic participation, including the AK on-line athletic pre-participation packet, which is required for all student-athletes.  Link to the page is provided below.
    • https://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/843586-ak-athletic-forms

 

  • Also, be sure to frequently view our AK Athletics Master Calendar (Google Calendar) embedded on this page.  It is always kept up to date and revised with schedule changes as we move through the season.

 

  • Student-Athlete Scholarship Opportunities
    • NCHSAA Scholarships:
      • ATTN Senior Student-Athletes!  The NCHSAA offers many opportunities for different scholarships they award.  The application period has begun for many of them.  Please visit the below link to the NCHSAA web-site if you are interested in learning more about the scholarships available and to apply.
      • https://www.nchsaa.org/students-parents/nchsaa-endowed-fund-scholarships

 

  • Liz Murray Scholarship (sponsored by the Hood Hargett Breakfast Club) – ATTN Senior student-athletes, link provided below to apply.  The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club awards a monthly scholarship throughout the school year, with the first application deadline in early September.  Once your application is submitted, it will remain in the applicant pool for each month for the remainder of the school year.  AK has a strong history of winners…..let’s keep it going!  Click link below for the application and contact your head coach or the Athletic Director if any questions.
  • https://hoodhargettbreakfastclub.com/hhbc-scholarship-fund/liz-murray-scholarship-application/

 

AK Corporate Partners

A special thank you to our AK Corporate Sponsors.  Your support helps AKHS provide 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 2021-2022 school-year by supporting their businesses. 

MTB Mechanical

Cabo Fish Taco

No Joke Pizza

The White Group – Keller Williams Realty

Coca-Cola

Nothing But Noodles

True Craft Pizza at Stonecrest

Jersey Mike's at Stonecrest  

City BBQ

Tropical Smoothie

Domino’s

Sylvan Learning of Charlotte & Ballantyne

Qdoba Mexican Eats

BSN Sports

Wendy’s

Firebird’s Wood-Fired Grill

Chick-Fil-A at Blakeney

Hickory Tavern

Ballantyne Country Club

Atrium Health (for Head Athletic Trainer)

OrthoCarolina (for Asst. Athletic Trainer)

< >If you want to be an AK Athletic Booster Corporate Partner, please visit the following link to our Corporate Sponsorship page for all the information you’ll need to support our AK Athletic programs and student-athletes…….and be sure to check out our 2021-2022 Corporate Sponsors Kit!Corporate Sponsorship Web-page: http://www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/1285298-corporate-sponsor-forms 2021-2022 Corporate Partners Kit:  https://cdn4.sportngin.com/attachments/document/4e9a-2495570/2021-2022_Corporate_Partners_Kit.pdf#_ga=2.93732189.1952764098.1629000323-1666742970.1552251839  

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