Mark your calendars for an evening devoted to the official first night of the 2023 high school football season on August 17, 2023, at the Charlotte Kickoff Night, powered by OrthoCarolina. This event promises to be an unforgettable experience, featuring two thrilling matchups that will showcase the very best in high school football talent. OrthoCarolina is honored to be part of the 10th annual Charlotte Kickoff Night!
The excitement starts at Memorial Stadium at 5:15 PM with the first face-off between Weddington and Cox Mill. But the action doesn't stop there! Up next in the evening's doubleheader, at 8:00 PM, Mallard Creek and Independence take to the field. The clash between these four powerhouses promises to be a spectacle of pure athleticism, and we are sure to be on the edges of our seats in anticipation of which team will take home the first official 'W' of the season.
OrthoCarolina provides expert sports medicine coverage for a number of athletics teams across the Carolinas. For the Kickoff Night teams, these are our OrthoCarolina team providers:
Dr. Malick Bachabi for Cox Mill High School
Dr. Jason Silva and Courtney Phillips, PA-C, for Independence High School
Dr. Michael Dockery and Carissa Braswell, PA-C, for Mallard Creek High School
For a decade, OrthoCarolina and TPG have been celebrating student-athletes, coaches, parents, and schools that make our community special. As the leading experts in the field, OrthoCarolina is more than just a sponsor – we are committed to supporting athletes in their pursuit of excellence, both on and off the field.
We are excited to see all high school football fans as we officially kick off the 2023 Friday Night Lights Season in the Carolinas!
Tickets are available through this link – don't wait too long, as they're sure to sell out fast!