Articles By: Alex Langan

Boys Gauntlet wins state, South Region, seeks national title

A white plastic disc is flying in the Central Park air. It keeps going, going and going until finally it reaches the arms of a man in a cardinal shirt, senior John Roorbach. A typical play for an atypical team playing an atypical sport at an elite level. The Grady “Gauntlet” Ultimate Frisbee Team is one of the lesser known […]

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Boys tennis rides doubles teams to third round of playoffs

The Grady boys varsity tennis team reached the state quarterfinals for the second year in a row in addition to winning the first 6-AAAAA region tournament since GHSA realignment. The team credits the success to the captains’ leadership. “The success of the tennis teams the last two seasons was based on student leadership,” coach Scott Stephens said. “This year Jon […]

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Fans want and enjoy the All-Star games

Ever since July 6, 1933, the day the first All-Star Game in Major League Baseball was played, fans have enjoyed All-Star games and their festivities in all four major professional sports leagues in the US: the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. Despite a growing sentiment against All-Star games with many fans calling for their elimination, the games remain excellent […]

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Congress needs to take a gamble, regulate fantasy

With manipulative daily fantasy sports apps such as recently merged DraftKings and FanDuel on the rise, there is a need for more legislation regarding sports gambling. A loophole in the Unlawful Internet Gambling Act of 2006 allows online fantasy sports for money to operate, while other gambling games, such as poker and bingo, are not. This loophole has allowed many […]

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Senior stars enjoying record shattering seasons

The Grady offense has been one of the leading forces behind the success of the Grey Knights, and this is due largely to the record shattering seasons by senior quarterback Caylin Newton and senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan. Newton, who amassed 2862 passing yards in the regular season, became the first Grady quarterback to ever throw for 3000 yards in […]

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Grady tops Riverwood in unexpected close game

The Grady Grey Knights beat the Riverwood Raiders 15-14 with the game winning score coming on an 80 yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Caylin Newton to senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan and a successful two point conversion from the same pair. Riverwood came into the game with a 4-4 record but was able to force a tough game on […]

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Grady beats Maynard Jackson on homecoming in tale of two halves

Led by three touchdowns from senior tight end Kemari Averett and two interceptions by senior defensive back Dimarcus Clay, the Grady Knights football team beat the Maynard Jackson Jaguars 57-30 and defended their No. 6 Class 5A ranking by improving 7-1 on a chilly homecoming night. Next week, the Knights face the 4-4 Riverwood Raiders (3-2 in Region 6-5A). Riverwood […]

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Grady receiver Cincere Mason comes to the sideline after a series in the Knights' 14-10 win over second-ranked Woodward Academy on Friday, Aug. 26 at Grady Stadium. The game was shorted by a Georgia High School Association 11 p.m. curfew rule.

Knights shock Woodward 14-10 in lightning-shortened game

Lightning nor Woodward Academy could stop the Knights from knocking off the No. 2-ranked team in Class AAAA, 14-10, in a defensive struggle tonight to open the season 2-0. The Knights take on Ware County in two weeks in Waycross in South Georgia. The 1-1 Gators entered this week ranked No. 4 in AAAAA but lost tonight 17-10 to Glynn […]

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