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Coaching Opportunity - MS Baseball 
We are currently searching within our community, for a volunteer assitant Coach for our MS Baseball team. We have a large group of players and have been able to form an "A" and a "B" team. Thus, we are seeking support for Coach Alverez. If interested, please contact Coach Rick Alvarez ( and Athletic Director Todd Conklin ( 
Positive Coaching Alliance Workshop 11/28
Charger Athletics will host their second PCA Workshop on 11/28, for HS Captains 

When: Wednesday 11/28 2:30pm
Where: Arete Prep Library 
Who: All HIGH SCHOOL Captains (Fall, Winter, and Spring) 
Captains should communicate with their Coach and Coach Conklin if they cannot attend. 
Arete Prep Athletics Online Shop Now Open! 
It is here! Order a wide variety of Arete Prep Charger Gear through our online "Squadlocker." Show your Charger Pride! 
Use the Code ARETE25  to get 25% of your order - good until December 1st! 
Items are shipped directly to the address of your choice. General orders have an expected delivery time of 1-2 weeks from date of purchase.


Item that is student dress code approved: UA Locker 1/4 Zip (All Black)
All school polos and other school approved items should be purchased through 
Anton Uniforms. 
For these school approved items, please contact Anton directly, or the Arete Prep front office. 
"Squadlocker" items are meant to serve as spirit wear, fan gear, etc... Coming Soon: Sport Specific Items! Stay Tuned! 
Go Chargers!
OF THE WEEK (11/19-11/25)
Joey Patrick - Senior- Basketball 
Joey averaged 16pts, 4 rebounds and 2 steals a game at the Ben Franklin Thanksgiving Classic. He brought intensity and energy to the team for all 4 games.  Joey's leadership was very valuable as he helped lead by word and example on the floor. Congratulations Joey! 

Previous Winners:
11/5-11/10  Adam Whitehead- Cross Country 
10/29-11/3  Amanda Zajdzinski- Swimming
10/15-10/22 Amanda Zajdzinski, Luke Nicholas- Swimming 
10/1-10/14 Titan Palmer, Pierce Garver, Jack Spano- Football 
9/24-9/29   Brennan Weir - Senior- Football 
9/17-9/22   Adam Whitehead- Junior- Cross Country
9/10-9/15   Risa Fish- Senior- Volleyball
9/3-9/8       Remington Wallace- Freshman- Swimming
8/27-9/1     Ben White- Senior- Football

Charger Football Players Earn 1A All East Region Recognition:

The Chargers are well represented on the AZFCA 1A East All Region teams, which were announced last week. The 1A East Region featured the two state finalists, with Superior claiming the title over Hayden 70-20. It was a historical season for the Chargers (7-3, State Quarterfinals), and the following players were recognized for their outstanding seasons:

1st Team All 1A East Region:

Ben White- Senior- Running Back
 (Also 1st team kick returner and HM defensive flex)
1,687 total yards, 90 carries 873 yards 12 TD's, 28 rec. 565 yards 8 TD's
Brennan Weir- Senior- Wide Receiver 
(Also 2nd team DE)
59 rec. 1,023 yards, 102.3 yds/game, 17.3 yds per catch, 10 TD's
68 tackles, 14 TFL, 11 sacks
Noah McClelland- Junior- Secondary 
(Also 2nd team WR)
43 tackles, 3 INT
32 rec. 562 yards, 7 TD's
James Varner- Junior- Linebacker
 (Only 7 games due to injury)
82 tackles, 11.7 per game, 2 TFL, 0.5 sack
Pierce Garver- Senior- Linebacker 
(Also 2nd team interior lineman)
59 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 4 fumble recoveries (1 for TD)
Joe Connelly - Freshman- Defensive Flex 
68 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack

2nd Team All 1A East Region:

Matthew McClelland- Freshman- Quarterback 
(Also HM Secondary)
135/237, 2,374 yards, 237.4 yards/game, 30 TD's, 6 INT's, 120.3 rating
Bryce Carrington- Sophomore- Running Back 
(Also HM returner)
63 carries, 375 yards, 9 TD's
Owen Kremer- Sophomore- Secondary 
(Also HM WR)
Shows a lot of potential on both sides of the ball, 38 tackles
Titan Palmer- Senior Interior Lineman 
(Also HM Center)
Paved the way for the dynamic Charger rushing attack
Ryan Schade- Sophomore- Linebacker 
(Also HM WR)
Another promising young player that shows potential as a WR also. 10 catches for 128 yards and 1 TD, 44 tackles, 1 INT

Honorable Mention 1A East All Region:

Jack Spano- Defensive and Offensive Interior Lineman

Jack Bellomy- Running Back 

Have You Tunred in Fall Sports Equipment and Uniforms?
All fall athletes should have returned school issued uniforms and equipment at this time. If you have not, please turn everything into the athletic office ASAP!
Tuesday, November 27
3:00- Girls Varsity Soccer @ Anthem Prep- Dismissal 1:00pm
4:00-Girls MS Soccer "Green" HOME vs. SPA 
4:00- Boys JV Basketball HOME vs. Superior  
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Superior 
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Superior 

Friday, November 30
10:30am- Boys Varsity Soccer @ BF Tourney vs. Estrella Foothills
3:00pm- Boys Varsity Soccer @ BF Tourney vs. Sierra Linda
3:30pm- Boys MS Soccer @ Glendale Prep- Dismissal 2:00pm
4:00pm- Girls MS Soccer "Green" @ SPA- Dismissal 2:20pm
4:00pm- Boys JV Basketball HOME vs. Mogollon 
5:30pm- Girls Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Mogollon
7:00pm- Boys Varsity Basketball HOME vs. Mogollon 

Saturday, December 1
11:00am-  Boys Varsity Soccer @ BF Tourney vs. North Canyon 
12:00pm- MS Girls B "White" @ Chandler Prep 
6:30pm- Boys Varsity Soccer @ BF Tourney vs. Thatcher 
Last Week's Results (New Section in the Stampede!) 
Monday, November 19
4:00- Girls MS "A" Soccer Scrimmage @ Lincoln Prep (L 4-2)
4:00- Boys MS Soccer Scrimmage HOME vs. Lincoln Prep (W 3-1)

Tuesday, November 20
4:00pm- Boys Varsity Soccer @ Arizona Lutheran- *Rescheduled to 1/28

Friday, November 23
11:30am- Boys Varsity Basketball @ Ben Franklin Tourney vs. Agua Fria 
(L 66-43)
2:30pm-  Boys Varsity Basketball @ Ben Franklin Tourney vs. Kingman Academy
 (L 70-65)

Saturday, November 24
Noon- Boys Varsity Basketball @ Ben Franklin Tourney vs. Superior (W 59-50)
4:30pm- Boys Varsity Basketball @ Ben Franklin Tourney vs. Ben Franklin (L 61-34)
CALENDARS - Practices & Competitions

These calendars can and will continue to change over the season.  Always stay in contact with your coach for up-to-date team information. Middle School Baseball Games- Still to be added. Thank you for your patience! 

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As always, visit our athletics website:
for information, updates, schedules, rosters, scores, and more! Content will continue to be added throughout the year! 


1. Complete the Athletic Online Enrollment. (Must be completed by a parent/guardian.) 

2. Every athlete must submit a physical on the approved AIA Physical Forms. Physicals are good for 12 months and must be resubmitted annually. 

3. Submit the athletic fee. All middle school sports (including archery) are $250. All high school sports are $290. Select Online Payment to pay by debit/credit card online, or you may submit cash, check, or money to the front office. 

4. (HS ONLY) If not previously completed, every high school athlete must complete the Brainbook Concussion Course. The AIA will notify Arete electronically once the student has successfully completed the course. High school athletes are required to complete this course only once during their high school career. 

All items must be completed and turned in before your student may participate in their sport.

Winter Coach Contact Info

Varsity Boys Basketball: Coach Michael Caviness,

JV Boys Basketball: Coach Filip Matic,

Varsity Girls Basketball: Coach Jacob Howell,

Boys Varsity Soccer: Coach Adam Narish,

Girls Varsity Soccer: Coach Christina Browning,

MS Boys Soccer: Coach Kim Bellomy, 

MS Girls Soccer "A": Coach Clara Carnahan,

MS Girls Soccer "B": Coach Jeremy Gethings,

MS Baseball: Coach Ricky Alvarez,

Advanced Archery: Coach George Portillo,
Todd Conklin
Director of Athletics
480.222.4233 school
716.998.1253 cell